Eating alone shouldn’t be a nerve-racking thought, with fears of staring, head turns and looks of pity. We can admit there are some restaurants that might not give off the acceptable eating alone vibe, however there are more and more popping up with the perfect setting and atmosphere for feeling comfortable and enjoying a nice meal by yourself.

 

ARC

With high ceiling windows, modern interior features, refined menu classics and top notch coffee, ARC cafe is the perfect working space, coffee break and food refuel location in the company of you!

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Parlour 

Cosy corners, relaxing ambiance and comfy lounges makes Parlour the best place to dine alone. Sip on great wine, read a book or do some work and enjoy a delicious range of nibbles.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Temporada

Want to be in the company of you for dinner? Take a seat at Temporada‘s long bar and enjoy an innovative menu designed around the charcoal grill, boasting seasonality and bold flavours. Casual in setting with an excellent wine menu, you don’t need to sacrifice a delicious outing when exploring Canberra by yourself.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Highroad 

Sick of working from home? Need a new atmosphere to get those creative juices flowing? Head into Highroad and spend the day sipping on great coffee, some eggs on toast and maybe a slice of cake or two. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Akiba

Prop yourself up at the bar of stylish Asian style restaurant Akiba and feel no fears of staring as the bustling restaurant’s low lighting, music and amazing dishes keeps groups entertained. Watch on as the talented bartenders mix up heavenly cocktails and sample a beautiful array of their flavourful dishes.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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