Come, Dine at Our Restaurant in Canberra!

Taste Canberra like a local at First Edition Bar and Dining. Showcasing only the best local produce sourced within Australia's capital and surrounds, our 180-seater 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.

Try Our Modern Australian Cuisine and Specialty Drinks

As one of the best restaurants in the heart of 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 or 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.

Celebrate at First Edition Canberra

Book our private function rooms 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. First Edition has a range of venue hire 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 the first floor mezzanine of the Novotel Hotel Canberra.


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