Canberra

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Coffee Lab, Canberra

Coffee Lab, tucked away behind Westfield in Canberra’s Civic Centre, is a recent addition to the city’s ever-growing coffee scene. Rough wood panelling both inside and out counterbalance the cafes’ sleek espresso machine and various filter brew options.  It…

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Guide to Canberra

Canberra, Australia’s capital city, is often derided due to its relative blandness and public service sector dominance. However, in recent years, Canberra has been coming of age with urban precincts like Braddon, New Acton and…

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7.8

A. Baker, Canberra

Short for Acton Baker, A. Baker is widely regarded as having one of the best breakfasts in Canberra. Situated amongst the trees in the NewActon courtyard, A Baker hums with activity as dishes are whisked from the kitchen-to-table by a…

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7.6

Akiba, Canberra

Akiba is one of those funky places that will stick in your mind and keep you coming back. Why? Imagine this scenario. You’ve just driven 300km from Sydney to Canberra after an intense week at work….

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8.5

Eitghtysix, Canberra

Our weekend in Canberra was finished off by a late Sunday lunch at Eightysix. This buzzing joint, located at the intersection between Elouera and Lonsdale Streets in the Mode3 building is not to be missed; if you…

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Hotel Hotel, Canberra

We have sometimes struggled to find great accommodation in Canberra. Up until now the Hyatt Hotel was a good option but often felt slightly isolated. Hotel Hotel Canberra—open since late 2013—is a visually interesting, stylish…

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The Cupping Room, Canberra

The Cupping Room by specialty Canberra coffee roaster Ona Coffee is a triumph of Mexican influenced food, great atmosphere and superior coffee. Immediately visible is their friendly, passionate approach to coffee with espresso and filter coffees, and…

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Lanyon Homestead, Canberra

Lanyon Homestead lies at the foot of the Brindabella Ranges and is one of Australia’s premier historic properties. The precinct’s centrepiece, the 1850’s Homestead, has been lovingly restored and furnished with a cafe in one of…

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