Are you planning a party for a special occasion? Or want to treat that special someone to the perfect evening that’s different from your usual date night? Whether it’s the ambience, exceptional food, a premium wine list or private dining that you’re after, these restaurants in Canberra are sure to be the perfect host for your special event.


The Boat House

The award-winning, fine-dining restaurant The Boat House is pretty hard to look past for your special occasion. Catering for large private parties or small groups, enjoy a four-course seasonal modern Australian menu while overlooking spectacular views of Lake Burley Griffin.


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A Japanese experience where refined culinary techniques and fresh ingredients meet, Raku is the perfect place for a special occasion. With a seafood-heavy menu and talented sushi team creating your favourite rolls and nigiri right in front of you, enjoy endless oysters, sashimi platters, wagyu and yakitori. Whether you secure a booth for your party, a seat for two at the bar, or the private dining room for bigger groups, celebrate in style.


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A great location for those who want to celebrate over the perfect drop, join Brunello for a delicious seasonal European-style meal with premium wines. Offering wines from all around the globe, available to sample in their Enomatic wine cabinet, cheers with some of the finest wines in the world.


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Mastering the meld of Japanese techniques and Peruvian flavours, let Inka’s colourful array of dishes lead in the celebration of your special occasion. A cuisine you won’t find anywhere else in Canberra, explore the refined menu and exceptional cocktail and wine list to treat yourself or that special someone.


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Monster Kitchen and Bar is Canberra’s only fine dining vegetarian restaurant. Featuring all in-house produce where possible, the team are committed to ethical eating and searching for the most creative and mouth-watering ways to showcase vegetables. With a groovy and sophisticated interior, spacious dining rooms and a private room to host large events, get the perfect party snap and enjoy a special evening.


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Bar Rochford

Perfect for your intimate gathering, share fine food, exciting wines and good jams at Bar Rochford. With a regularly changing menu, enjoy the chef’s set menu and pair it with a drop from their perfectly curated wine menu. Whether you set yourself up in a booth or find the perfect cosy corner, relax and stay late with an aperitivo.


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Nothing says romance like a meal at one of Canberra’s best Italian restaurants. Showcasing sophisticated Southern Italian flavours, Mezzalira’s fine-dining menu and service is sure to make your night a memorable one.


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