Canberra Lifestyle

The Foodie Guide: Kingston

In the next edition of our ‘Foodie Guide’, we tackle the best eats in Kingston for all times of the day! 


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Local Press Cafe

If you’re in the mood for wholesome, healthy food, look no further than Local Press Cafe. Serving up unrefined, unprocessed, delicious and fresh food, it’s the perfect place to stop in for breakfast or brunch. 

Location: Cnr of Eastlake Parade and Giles St, Kingston Foreshore |

Penny University

Penny University 

Penny University aims to bring people together over a coffee, to feel comfortable and leave with enlightened taste buds. We recommend the Sweet Pumpkin and Cardamom Fritter or the Green Eggs and Ham. 

Location: 15 Kennedy St, Kingston |





Heroes of the Canberra burger scene, Kingston is home to the one and only Brodburger. WIth burgers available in full and ‘baby-sized’ to suit your appetite. We recommend getting The Capital or Piri Piri burgers (they even have a permanent vegan option now too!)

Location: Canberra Glassworks, Kingston |

The Dock

The Dock

The Dock is Canberra’s premier Live Sports and Entertainment Pub situated right in the heart of the Kingston Foreshore. If you’re up for a top notch pub feed for lunch and you’re in the area then look no further! 

Location: 7/81 Giles St, Kingston |

Beef and Barley

Beef & Barley

Burger High Tea for lunch? Yes please! Beef and Barley have made their home in Kingston as a premier burger joint offering up several delicious options and sides. We recommend the Haloumi Bites and Deep Fried Jalapeno Poppers to start and the Uncle Sam, Cyprus Melt or Miss Piggy burgers. 

Location: Cnr Eyre St & Kingston Foreshore |




OTIS – Dining Hall

One of few Hatted restaurants that Canberra has to offer, OTIS serves up fine food in a nostalgic setting. Can’t decide? Get their 3-course selection or 5-course tasting menu for a selection of the menu. 

Location: 29 Jardine St, Kingston |


Salotto Bar & Kitchen

This bistro-style pasta and pizza bar will truly make you feel like you’re dining Italian style. With an ambient atmosphere that is reminiscent of Rome’s famous pizzerias, embrace the italian lifestyle with your friends and family at this bar and kitchen. 

Location: 25 Kennedy St, Kingston |


Morks Restaurant

In the mood for delicious, contemporary thai food? Morks Restaurant has got you covered. Their mission is to create original, passionate delicious Thai food, that so many other Thai restaurants have forgotten.

Location: 18/19 Eastlake Parade, Kingston |


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