Truffle season is upon us, and in Canberra it means your favourite restaurants are celebrating with truffle dishes, menus and events, all sourced by local truffle farms. If it’s your first time experience the delights of truffles, or you just can’t get enough of the complexity they bring to a dish, taste black truffle like never before. Try one or try them all.

The Boat House

Indulge in a meal to remember at the iconic Boat House, with a truffle degustation that is accompanied by stunning views of Lake Burley Griffin. Tuesday 20 July will be the only opportunity to experience how Chef John Leverink and his team use truffles from Pialligo Truffles in a five-course dinner.


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Contentious Character

Learn how truffles are found with the team at Contentious Character and their truffle dogs, as they demonstrate the hunting experience and chat to you about the delicious delicacies. Then, see how they use it in food with a two-course lunch and optional dessert, paired with the vineyard’s wines. This year, the menu consists of handmade pumpkin ravioli with sage butter, parmesan and shaved truffle, seared chicken breast with chestnut mushroom and truffle cream sauce and for dessert, chocolate mousse with Jasper & Myrtle fresh truffle infused chocolate.

Or dine with them for their annual truffle gala dinner and savour the taste of truffles during five-courses with paired wines. The decadent menu consists of delights like pan seared scallops, pumpkin ravioli and seared lamb loin, all accompanied by plenty of truffles.

Sage Dining Rooms

Using truffles from The Truffle Farm at Mount Majura, Sage is welcoming guests with a truffle starter of potato and truffle soup with wakami oil and the option of an added dish to experience, if you just can’t get enough.


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Les Bistronomes

Les Bistronomes are letting you take control of your truffle experience, allowing you to buy a 10g truffle and choose when and which of their dishes you want finished off with a generous shaving of fresh truffle.


For a few weeks only, Raku will be offering fresh shaved truffle on their nigiri, thanks to Terra Preta Truffles in Braidwood.


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Much like their menu, this year’s truffle dishes at Pilot remain a secret until their served at your table, however when it’s created by chefs like those at Pilot, you will be willing to put all your faith in them to dish up something extraordinary.


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Rebel Rebel

Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner, get your truffle fix at Rebel Rebel. For breaky on the weekend add Terra Preta Truffles to any dishes on the breakfast menu. And for lunch and dinner experience delicious truffle dishes and truffle upgrades for some like the grass-fed ribeye finished with truffle butter and freshly shaved truffle.


In light of truffle season, Agostinis has added four truffle dishes to their menu. First off, burrata with truffle, then mushroom and truffle risotto, mushroom, sausage and truffle pizza, and lastly for dessert, a truffle-infused panna cotta.


Located at the entrance of The Truffle Farm at Mount Majura, get your weekend burger fix loaded with truffle at Funguys. Selling only 100 burgers per day, make sure you put in your pre-orders in the morning and then later stop past for burger delights like a wagyu beef burger with truffle cheese, lettuce, truffle butter, truffle ranch dressing and shaved truffle, a southern fried chicken burger with truffle celeriac and radish slaw, smoked ham, truffle mustard and grated truffle, and a mushroom burger with truffle butter, swiss cheese, truffle honey miso and shaved truffle.

Otis Dining Hall

Showcasing a new truffle menu each month of winter, dine with Otis in the next few months and experience the delicious flavours and creative ways truffles can be incorporated into a dish, with a six-course menu. Dishes like pan fried scallops with truffle butter, Toulouse sausage with truffle mash and truffled triple cream brie is sure to wow your tastebuds.


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For a creamy and decadent truffle experience, book a table at Eightysix and indulge in a soft potato gnocchi with manchego cream, snow peas and a generous serving of shaved truffle on top.


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Braddon Merchant

With a focus on local ingredients and suppliers, it’s no shock Braddon Merchant is getting around truffles. Dine with them until July 31 and experience a three-course truffle menu that showcases the diversity of truffle, with no two visits likely to be the same. For breakfast, lunch and their regular dinner menu you may also add a truffle supplement to your dishes.

Fyshwick Markets

The Fyshwick Markets are stocking a delightful range of truffle products for the annual season. Fresh truffles, truffle infused eggs, cheese and butter, truffle oil, honey and salt are all available for you to transform your next meal.


Add fresh truffles from Jindaburra Truffles next time you order Rizla’s pappardelle with mushrooms chevre and hazelnuts and experience a beautiful taste of winter.


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Verity Lane Market

For one week only Verity Lane is celebrating truffle season with a truffle dish from each of their vendors. Head to Ramen Daddy for truffle ramen, My Sabor for egg custard and xo with truffle, Pizza and Pasta Artigiana for truffle specials and surprise truffle dishes from Super Bao. There will also be a pop-up shop with Turalla Truffles who be selling take-home goodies.