Top places in Canberra to make an impressive date


For that special date night you’ve been waiting for…

First Edition Canberra offers a modern Australian fine dining experience that is perfect for your romantic date. For reservations, call us on +61 (0) 2 6245 5000 or visit us at Level 1, 65 Northbourne Ave, Canberra, ACT 2601.

Your choice of location for your date speaks a lot about what kind of person you are. Especially during the first date where first impression definitely last. If you are looking for scenic spots or romantic restaurants, Canberra shines as one of the best locations for a date.

Whether you are currently residing in the capital or just simply visiting with your loved one, check out these top places in Canberra to make an impressive date.

Top Romantic Activities in Canberra

Take a stroll in Canberra’s scenic routes.

What spells romantic more than a stroll while enjoying the picturesque locations in the capital. Enjoy a wildlife viewing experience at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. Why not try a tour of the National Gallery of Australia magnificent sculpture garden featuring 26 sculptures made by International and Australian artists. But if you want a more exhilarating view of Canberra City, then why not book a hot air balloon ride.

Explore Canberra’s foodie scene.

There are plenty of places to eat in Canberra for the foodies out there. With a vast array of cafes and food trucks, Canberra is a foodie couple’s dream. We recommend Lonsdale Street at Braddon for the variety of food trucks, pop-up bars and dessert cafes.

Have a dinner for two in a romantic restaurant.

Nothing beats the ol’ classic dinner for two in some of the best romantic restaurants Canberra has to offer. Enjoy each other’s company with a sumptuous steak and a glass of wine. The relaxing atmosphere of a fine dining restaurant in Canberra will give you the best environment for a heart-to-heart conversation.

For the most impressive date in Canberra, book a dinner date at First Edition Canberra.

For a romantic dinner date out in Canberra, book a table at First Edition

Our Modern Australian Restaurant in Canberra offers a contemporary fine dining experience featuring the best produce sourced within Australia’s capital. Our furnished 180-seater restaurant with bespoke woodwork inspired by Old World reading rooms, perfect for a romantic dinner date.

Get to know each other while feasting on a Dusted Fried Artichoke entree paired with The First Impression, our signature gin fresh passion fruit ice and clapped mint. For mains enjoy Chef Sean’s Sichuan Tea Smoked Duck, a traditional Sichuan dish with plum and tamarind on a bed of soy-infused mixed greens. Finally, end the date on a sweet note with The Home Coming, a coconut-infused bread and passionfruit butter pudding served with mango gelato.

Be prepared for your date! Check out more of our menu of Italian and Asian dishes with an Australian twist as well as our selection of vegetarian options. For dinner date reservations, call us on +61 (0) 2 6245 5000.