Which restaurants and cafes are open in Canberra over Easter 2016

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What's open this long weekend? We've done the legwork for you. Here's where you can head for a cup of coffee and a feed.


A.Baker:  Open Saturday 8am-10pm and 8am-4pm Sunday, Closed Good Friday and Easter Monday. 15 Edinburgh Avenue, New Acton. 6287 6150

Akiba:  Open all long weekend, 40 Bunda Street, Civic. 6162 0602

Autolyse: Closed Good Friday, open Saturday to Monday. 5/21 Lonsdale Street. 6262 8819

BentSpoke: Open all long weekend. 38 Mort Street, Braddon. 6257 5220

Capitol Bar & Grill:  Open Saturday and Sunday, open for breakfast and dinner Good Friday and Easter Monday. QT Hotel, London Circuit, Canberra. 6247 1488  

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Café Essen: Open all long weekend. 5/6 Garema Place, Canberra. 6248 9300

Cupping Room:  Open 8am-3pm Good Friday, Easter Saturday and Monday, closed Easter Sunday. London Circuit, Civic. 6257 6412 - called - auto reply - email

Dolce and Salato Pasticceria: Open all long weekend. 108 Bunda Street, Canberra. 6248 8660

The Drawing Room, Crace: Open Easter Monday 7am-5pm and Saturday 7am til late, closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday. Abena Avenue and Galore Street, Crace. 6174 4695.

Dobinson's: Open Monday 8am-4.30pm, closed Good Friday. 166 Bunda St, Canberra. 6257 5966.

The Duxton: Open all long weekend. Macpherson St, O'Connor ACT 2602 (02) 6162 0799

Eighty/Twenty: Open Saturday-Monday 7am-1pm, closed Good Friday. 1/18 Lonsdale St, Braddon ACT 2612. 6247 2866.

Frugii: Open Saturday and Sunday 12pm-11pm, closed Good Friday and Easter Monday. 30 Lonsdale St, Braddon ACT 2612. 0438 366 368.

Grease Monkey: Open all long weekend. 19 Lonsdale St, Braddon ACT 2612. 6174 1401

Gus's: Open all long weekend. Garema Arcade Bunda Street, Canberra. 6248 8118

George Harcourt Inn: Open all long weekend. 3 Gold Creek Road, Nicholls. 6230 2484.

HaHa Bar: Open Friday 11.30am-2.30pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am-2pm, closed on Monday. 102 Emu Bank, Belconnen. 6251 6110.

Hippo Co: Open Saturday 5pm-late, closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Monday. 1/17 Garema Pl, Canberra. 6247 7555.

Hopscotch: Closed Easter Monday. 5 Lonsdale St, Braddon. 6107 3030.

Honky Tonks: Open Saturday and Sunday 12pm-late, closed Good Friday and Easter Monday. 17 Garema Pl, Canberra ACT 2601. 6262 6968.

The Knox at Watson: Open Saturday - Monday 7.30am-3.30pm, closed Good Friday. Watson Place, Watson. 6255 4615.

Lonsdale St Roasters No 23: Open Good Friday, Easter Saturday and Monday 8am-1pm, closed Easter Sunday. 23 Lonsdale Street. 6247 9882. Number disconnected/emailed - 6am open

Les Bistronomes: Open Good Friday 6pm-9.30pm, Saturday 12pm-2.30pm and 6pm-9.30pm, closed Sunday and Monday. 26 Elouera Street. 6248 8119.

Little Oink: Open Good Friday 8am-2pm, closed Saturday-Monday. Cook shops, 22 Cook Pl, Cook. 6251 2688.

Museum Cafe:  Open all long weekend. National Museum of Australia, Acton. 6208 5000. Open 9am

Marble and Grain: Open all long weekend. Avenue Hotel, 25 Mort Street, Braddon. 6246 9555.

Mocan and Green Grout: Open Saturday 7am-9pm, Sunday and Monday 8am-4pm, closed Good Friday. 19 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra. 6162 2909.

Parlour: Open all long weekend. 16 Kendall Lane, New Acton. 6257 7325

Provini: Open all long weekend. 50 Bunda Street, Civic. 6154 9720.

Pulp Kitchen: Open throughout. Closed Easter Monday. 1 Wakefield Garden, Ainslie. 6257 4334.

Ricardo's: Open Saturday-Monday 7.30am-4pm, closed Good Friday. 1 Bowman Street, Macquarie. 6251 2666.

Sweet Bones: Closed Easter Monday. Elouera Street, Braddon. 0413 067 890.

Sub-Urban: Open all long weekend. Corner Cape & Woolley Streets, Dickson. 6162 0930.

Twenty One Grocer and Cafe: Open Friday-Monday 8.30am-5.30pm. Kendall Lane, New Acton. 6162 0550.

Wood and Coal: Open all long weekend. 125 Bunda St, Canberra. 6162 0055.  


7th and Bake: Open Friday-Monday 7am-4pm. 144/41 Eastlake Parade, Kingston. 6140 7037.

Buvette: Open Friday-Monday 6.30am-10.30, Saturday 6pm-10.30pm. 18 National Circuit, Barton. 6163 1818.

Beef and Barley: Open Friday and Monday, 8am-2.30pm, Saturday and Sunday 8am-10pm. Cnr Eyre St & Kingston Waterfront, Kingston. 6199 3366.

Bollywood Masala: Open for dinner Friday to Monday. Closed for lunch Good Friday and Easter Monday.  46 Giles Street, Kingston. 6162 1113.

Bittersweet: Open all long weekend. Green Square, Kingston. 6260 7263.

Cinnabar: Open all long weekend. 156/45 Eastlake Parade, Kingston Foreshore, Kingston. 6140 7038.

Chairman and Yip: Open Saturday, Closed Fri, Sun, Mon.  1 Burbury Cl, Barton. 6162 1220

Common Grounds:  Closed Easter Monday. 4/1 Jeffries Street, Gowrie. 6291 7412.

C Dine Bar: Closed Easter Sunday and Monday. 17/19 Eastlake Parade, Kingston Foreshore. 6239 5299.

Double Shot: Open Friday-Monday 7am-3.30pm. 7/18 Duff Place, Deakin. 6162 2027.

38 Espresso: Closed Good Friday, open Saturday-Sunday 8am-1pm. 4/2 Trevillian Quay, Kingston. 6162 3027.

Fig and Olive: Open all long weekend. 4 Halley Street, Chisholm. 6292 8188. Open 9am

Fox and Bow: Open Saturday and Monday 8am-2.30pm. 4B Farrer Place. Farrer. 6286 4816.

Highgate Lane: Open all long weekend. Cusack Centre, Highgate Lane, Kingston. 6260 7263.

Patissez: Open all long weekend. 21 Bougainville St, Griffith.

Penny University: Open all long weekend. 15 Kennedy Street, Kingston. 6162 1500. Open 7am

Paleo Perfection: Open Good Friday and Easter Saturday 7am-2pm, closed Sunday and Monday.121/2 Trevillian Quay, Kingston Foreshore. 0403 085 279.

Public: Open all long weekend. Corner Flinders Way and Franklin Street, Manuka. 6161 8808.

Pialligo Estate: Closed Good Friday and Easter Monday. Open Saturday 12pm-2.30pm and 6.30pm-8.30pm, Sun 8am-11am and 12pm-2.30pm. 18 Kallaroo Rd, Pialligo. 6247 6060.

Little Brooklyn: Open all long weekend. Green Square, Kingston. 6260 8150.

Maple and Clove: Closed Good Friday. 7 Burbury Cl, Barton. 6162 0777.

Meating Room: Open Good Friday from 5pm. Saturday and Sunday from 8am. Closed Monday. 45 Liardet Street, Weston Creek. 6288 6328.

Me & Mrs Jones: Open all long weekend. 26 Giles Street, Kingston. 6162 3355. Open 7.30am

Muse: Open Fri-Mon, 7am-midday, kitchen closes at 11.30am. 69 Canberra Ave, Kingston. 6178 0024.

National Portrait Gallery Café: Open all long weekend. Parkes Place, Parkes. 6102 7000. Open 10am

On Flinders: Open Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Monday 7.30am-2pm, and Saturday 7.30am-9pm. 5 Flinders Way, Griffith. 6239 5185.

Snapper on the Lake: Open all long weekend. Mariner Place, Yarralumla. 6273 1784.

Smoque Woden:  Open Saturday 12pm-2.30pm and 5pm-9.30pm, closed Friday, Sunday and Monday. Abode Hotel, Bowes Street, Phillip. 6260 4621.

Urban Pantry: Open all long weekend, opens at 7.30am Friday-Monday. 5 Bougainville Street, Manuka. 6162 3556.

Walt and Burley: Open all long weekend. 70/17 Eastlakes Parade, Kingston. 6239 6648.

XO: Closed Friday and Sunday. 16 Iluka St, Narrabundah. 6295 9696.

Know a restaurant or cafe that's open? Email us on food.wine@canberratimes.com.au (with the opening hours!) and we'll update the list.