Venue Hire: DINE & CELEBRATE at First Edition canberra

Novotel Canberra welcomes its premiere dining and event venue, First Edition Canberra Bar & Restaurant. Following a refurbishment, the Modern Australian Restaurant has been transformed into a sophisticated and luxurious space, reminiscent of old world reading rooms oozing with contemporary home-style charm.

Cherry pork dish

Dining Everyday

As one of the best restaurants in the heart of Canberra, First Edition serves honest to goodness Modern Australian dishes to satisfy any craving. There's something for everyone with our seasonal local Canberra lunch or dinner menu

In the morning, customers and hotel guests can enjoy our breakfast buffet, barista coffee and tea. For those who want to sit back and relax, our bar offers carefully curated drinks perfect for a nightcap. Visit our bar for the finest local and European wines, beers, and specially crafted cocktails.

Private dining venue in Canberra for large groups

Private Dining

Looking for something a bit more special and private?

Book our private function room for any celebrations, social gatherings or corporate events. With its gorgeous view of the city, First Edition Canberra offers an intimate private dining experience for you and your guests. We tailor our menu to your event and personal preferences, creating an experience that your guests will surely remember.

Corporate venue hire for any parties and events

Event Venue Hire

Looking for a more casual space? Book our birthday party venues or cocktail party venues in Canberra City.

First Edition Canberra has a range of dining and function rooms available for hire that can cater to birthday celebrations, reunions or even a hens party. Offering large tables, delicious canapes, variety of beverages and comfortable seating for groups, you can celebrate any special occasion with us!