Dine like a local at Canberra’s Premiere Restaurant

Taste Canberra like a local at First Edition Restaurant & Bar. Showcasing only the best and freshest local produce sourced within Australia's capital and surrounding region, our family-friendly restaurant in Canberra offers a diverse seasonal all-day dining menu that your entire family will enjoy. Boasting an unrivaled elevated located overlooking the Canberra’s city streets and walking distance to the City public transport interchange.


Modern Australian Cuisine and Specialty Cocktails

As one of the finest restaurants in Canberra, First Edition serves a variety of delectable main dishes & entrees, cured meats & salads, sides & desserts, healthy options and honest to goodness Modern Australian dishes to perfectly satisfy any craving. In the morning, we offer breakfast buffet and barista coffee to customers and hotel visitors. There's something for everyone with our seasonal local Canberra lunch and dinner menu. 

For those who want to sit back and relax, our bar offers carefully curated drinks and serves the finest local and European wines, spirits, and specially crafted cocktails. Reminiscent of tap houses and local distilleries, our bar lets customers choose from a selection of tap beers. Come over for a nightcap or for Happy Hour with colleagues and friends.

Private Function Rooms & Venue Hire - Celebrate at First Edition!

Book our private function rooms or venue hire in Canberra for any celebrations, social gatherings or corporate events. With our tailored party menu, we will create an experience that your guests will surely remember. Our 60-seat restaurant welcomes diners to a contemporary fine dining experience in an old-world inspired interior, furnished with bespoke woodwork that gives the space a sophisticated yet inviting charm.

First Edition has a range of venue hire options in Canberra that can cater to birthday celebrations, reunions or even a hens party. Offering large tables and comfortable seating for groups, you can celebrate any special occasion with us!


Our Location

Looking for a restaurant nearby? For a premiere dining experience in Canberra, visit us at Level 1, 65 Northbourne Ave, Canberra City


For any inquiries, leave a message or call +61 (0) 2 6245 5000.