From elegant fine dining establishments showcasing pristine catches to cosy casual eateries serving nostalgic plates, Canberra’s seafood scene offers something to delight every palate. Highlighting Australia’s rich array of seafood, these restaurants in Canberra offer menus that will allow you to solely order dishes where the star of the plate has come from the sea.


No surprises here. Time and time again we find ourselves dining at Raku for their unbelievable oysters, sashimi platters, maki rolls and nigiri…just to name a few. With a seafood-heavy menu and a talented sushi team creating your favourite sushi right in front of you, taste the refined, high-quality and freshness of Japanese cuisine.

Such & Such

Such and Such is an all-day restaurant with a strong focus on wine and a contemporary take on nostalgic classics. While the menu changes regularly, you can always expect a generous variety of seafood dishes like fresh oysters to start, fried whitebait and cured scallops.

Lanterne Rooms

Delivering elevated Malaysian dining through refined and elegantly drafted dishes, Lanterne Rooms uses bold and exotic flavours that you truly won’t find anywhere else in Canberra. If you find yourself drawn to seafood, rest assured you won’t leave hungry, with plenty of dishes to choose from including seafood wontons, their famous tom yum prawns and the whole barramundi.


Mastering the meld of Japanese techniques and Peruvian flavours, see how Japanese cooking is presented at Inka. With plenty of delectable dishes allowing you to eat seafood exclusively when dining, choose from a colourful array of maki rolls, tartare, ceviche, sashimi, nigiri and a piece of high-quality fish cooked on the robatayaki charcoal grill.


Celebrating small plates and cheerful wines, join Onzieme in Kingston if you’re keen to experience seasonal foods and flavours, with plenty of veg and seafood-heavy dishes. Married with native ingredients, pair your dish with a local natural wine and you’ll be golden.


KOTO’s all-encompassing Japanese dining experience showcases a menu that combines Japanese art with fresh Australian ingredients. Naturally boasting a very seafood-heavy menu, with a killer sushi bar, moody interiors and dishes that all strive to achieve harmony, if seafood is your preferred protein, you’ll have no problems dining here.

The Chairman and Yip

An iconic Canberra restaurant, The Chairman & Yip is adored by locals for its modern Pan-Asian cuisine. Served in an elegant restaurant in Barton with private dining rooms and a balcony garden, it’s certainly a neighbourhood gem. With seafood well represented throughout the menu, see a rich array of options from scallops, prawns and fish.

Snapper & Co

An iconic Canberra lakeside destination, Snapper & Co is known for having the best fish and chips in the capital. With all the classics you’d find in your local fish and chip takeaway shop, including seafood platters, fresh oysters and prawns, beer-battered fish and crumb calamari, get it done right and served with all the flavour minus all the grease! Whether it’s on the deck and courtyard, or out in the sunshine on the lawns, think chilled afternoons soaking up the sunshine with delicious food, cocktails and live music while you live it up lakeside.

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