Jump to content
Dinner in Canberra
9 replies to this topic
Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:50 PM
Any suggestions for dinner in Canberra? We're here for 2 nights, staying at the Mantra on Northbourne ave, and have a one year old and two year old. Also have a car so can travel. Any cuisine, just something yum!
Posted 14 February 2013 - 04:58 PM
There is a new restaurant called smoque in civic in baileys arcade just off London circuit.
It is American BBQ so has brisket, pulled pork, ribs, burgers. It opens at 5.30 and sells out quickly so get in early. I had it today for lunch and am having leftovers for dinner tonight yummy.
Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:02 PM
An amazing Turkish restaurant right around the corner. Massive servings of great food. Standing on Northbourne out the front of Mantra, turn left, walk to lights and it's diagonal from those lights.
Sorry I don't remember the name.
Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:03 PM
Yum that sounds good!! Thanks!
Oh thanks, that sounds good too!
I think places might be busy tonight for Valentines Day, we'll soon find out!
Edited by Fossy, 14 February 2013 - 05:04 PM.
Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:04 PM
Flavours of India in Garema Place, Civic (upstairs) is delicious. Otherwise Dickson is a short drive and has a massive range of Asian restaurants.
Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:12 PM
The strip, a pizza restaurant in Queanbeyan is the best!!
Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:22 PM
We stay in that strip of hotels regularly. Walk down to the Canberra centre - there's a strip of restaurants at the end closest to Northbourne Ave. We always have dinner at Sammy Kitchen which is really good Chinese. It opens at 5pm and its fast too. Prefect with small children! It is always busy.
Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:28 PM
My Mum does a great baked dinner and lives in Weston Creek!
Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:29 PM
La Posada opposite the post office is our favourite - incredible Italian food and quite family friendly
Posted 14 February 2013 - 05:37 PM
Another vote for Sammy's kitchen. It is a real Canberra institution, it s super fast and yummy but you can't really linger as they will rush you a bit. Behind your hotel is Braddon with lots of groovy places to eat like Italian &sons, a great Thai near beaurepairs, great pizzas at a bar called debacle etc. Have fun!
1 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users
At The Baby & Toddler Show, you?ll find everything you need to get ready for your new arrival and guide you through the early weeks and years of parenting.
We face financial ruin, but most of us don?t realise it. If we don?t act together to salvage our superannuation, I have no doubt the new GFC will be the Girls? Financial Crisis.
I know that once the baby is born, I will focus on the gift I have given, and watch the parents with their new child. I can't wait for that day.
There is a perception that women should just be happy they have a healthy baby in their arms. But for women who experienced birth trauma, there's a lot more to it.
They're simple tips, but they can have a big impact on those who suffer from hayfever and pollen allergies.
Just over one month since Ada Nicodemou and her husband lost their second son, the Home and Away star has shared a touching poem for her baby.
?To the woman breastfeeding her kid on the train. Seriously! On the train?" began the letter of complaint.
As I slowly waddle my ever-changing pregnant body towards the finishing line of my due date, it?s becoming increasingly clear there are a lot of things they just don?t tell you about pregnancy.
A toddler's fear of the dark is very normal, but there are ways parents can help children through this stage in their development.
It seems you don't have to throw the TV and iPad out the window - it all boils down to moderation, supervision and interaction.
?A baby?s first birthday is also mum?s first birthday.?
Prince William's favourite celebrity child trainer Jo Frost puts Bryony Gordon and her toddler through their paces.
When you're at work you sort of assume that your house is basically just sitting there quietly doing nothing until you return. However, since spending my days at home, I've learned this couldn't be further from the truth.
It was less than a week after my son was born that I first heard it - from my mother.
On the rare occasion I catch sight of you at school, or around town, I think back to our earliest exchange. I?m sure you have no recollection of it at all.
Children showing signs of autism don't usually receive early intervention until well into toddlerhood or later, but a new study suggests infants with symptoms of the developmental disorder might benefit from therapy from as early as six months.
Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith are a lot like any other identical twin girls, but there is one dramatic difference: they're joined at the chest and shares several internal organs.
I should have seen that my wife wasn't the same person I'd fallen in love with, but we were both too focused on simply trying to get by.
The deaths are too horrible even to think about. Yet we owe it to the children - Fletcher, Mia and Phoebe Hunt - to think long and hard about it all.
A six-month-old girl has died from meningococcal disease just weeks after an application for government funding of a vaccine for the most deadly strain of the virus was rejected.
Being too involved in our children?s play and not allowing our kids enough free time for unstructured activities can mean our kids miss out on the value that play offers.
The Pop Light light shade comes in a flat pack already made - it's up to you to design it as you'd like.
Have we forgotten how to be imaginative, resourceful parents?
Letting your child move as much as possible in the early years ? using all senses, engaging in the real world, preferably outside ? will help them grow up healthier, smarter, calmer and stronger.
Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.
Top 5 Articles
While watching your baby grow into a unique little person is exciting and wondrous, the intensity of meeting everyone else?s needs can ever so sneakily overtake your own needs for self-care.
Almost all women will experience bruising, grazing or tearing after a vaginal birth. Depending on the degree of tearing, there are various treatments available.
Outings can be lots of fun with the kids, but there are inevitable challenges. Here's some information about days out to help you be a little more prepared.
I sent invitations on burgundy scrapbooking paper stamped with a field of poppies, and told each person why I wanted him or her there. I warned that there would be nudity.
When your baby?s due date comes and goes without so much as a pop - let alone a bang - it can be disheartening. Mums and a doula share their stories of natural inductions.
As I sat across the table from my friend ? me, a seasoned mother of three; her, a brand new mum ? I thought of all the mistakes an old-hand parent can make when visiting a newborn baby.
Unbearable anxiety, unspeakable joy, constant exhaustion and bouts of frustration ... The many shocks of first-time fatherhood resound in a dad's diary of his son's early months.
Finances may not be as cute as a newborn, but with many women?s working arrangements changing post-baby, monetary matters need attention too.
He lay with his mother for up to five days after she died of a suspected drug overdose - and survived.
We've scoured the internet to find gorgeous personalised keepsakes and nursery decor to record baby name and dates. They make great gifts for christenings, name days and birthdays! (All prices in AU.)
For Shopping, For Advice, For Baby & You. Enjoy a special day out with fabulous shopping from over 200 brands, leading parenting experts offering advice on a range of topics, and amazing children?s entertainment