What is your favourite restaurant in Canberra city and why?

First Edition Canberra offers a modern Australian fine dining experience showcasing the best local produce straight from the capital. For reservations, call us on +61 (0) 2 6245 5000 or visit us at Level 1, 65 Northbourne Ave, Canberra, ACT 2601.

Your food preference can change depending on your mood. With a wide selection of the restaurants Canberra City has to offer to residents and visitors, there is something for everyone.

Have a restaurant in mind? We may be a bit biased but our favourite restaurant is Novotel’s very own First Edition Canberra. We are proud of our seasonal all-day dining menu featuring diverse ingredients sourced from local producers in the capital and surrounds.

Find out what our satisfied guests at First Edition Canberra have to say about their Canberra City dining experience.

First Edition Canberra has a relaxing environment.

A lot of our customers love the comfort of our dining rooms and the atmosphere that is conducive to meaningful conversations. If you want to have a heart-to-heart talk in a romantic date or catch up with family or friends, First Edition Canberra is the best place to be. Here’s what our customers are saying:

“First Edition Canberra  had a lovely private atmosphere with fantastic service and great food. We'll [definitely] go back again.” Sophya via Resdiary

“It was a lovely atmosphere and the food was quite good - love the salads :)” Nada via Resdiary

“Great atmosphere, not overly noisy/loud and you can actually hear each other talking. Very accommodating for bigger groups (I had a table for 9).” Anonymous via Dimmi

First Edition Canberra offers great food.

Favourite Canberra City Restaurant

First Edition Canberra wouldn't be their favourite restaurant if the food is not delicious. It’s what keeps our guests coming back for more. Here’s what our customers say about our menu:

“This is a lovely restaurant and the food is delicious Beautifully presented and full of flavour.” Margaret via Resdiary

Excellent service and delicious food. Sally Fitzgibbon's menu was great loved the crispy skin chicken and the beef dish.” Chervonne via Facebook

My husband ordered calamari and the sweet potato chips. I ordered the chicken and the green goddess salad. Both meals were cooked to perfection. We then ordered the bread and butter pudding. It was very modern and absolutely delicious. Especially the mango Gelati. “ JDVM via TripAdvisor

First Edition Canberra provides excellent service.

We strive to create a welcoming environment during your stay in our restaurant. Our friendly staff is always happy to serve you to the best of our ability. Here’s what our customers say about our service:

We decided to have dinner at first edition in the hotel for [its] convenience with having two children, what a great decision it was not only was the food very nice the service we received from one of the wait staff was fantastic her name was Johanna. From the wine she recommended to the meals, she was very knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend.” Sacha via Facebook

Come and see why many choose First Edition Canberra. For reservations, call us on +61 (0) 2 6245 5000 today.

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