First Edition Bar and Dining

level 1/65 Northbourne Ave, Canberra, ACT, Australia, 2601
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Breakfast
Everyday
6:30am - 10:30am

All day dining
10:00am until late in One Bar

Dinner
Everyday
5:30pm - 9:30pm

Room service
24 hours, 7 days per week

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
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About First Edition Bar and Dining

One Restaurant & Bar makes Novotel Canberra a popular meeting place for dinner and drinks, conveniently located in the city’s CBD. Located on the first floor, this contemporary Canberra restaurant has floor to ceiling windows and a decor of rich woods and natural earthy tones creating an ambiance that's warm and inviting. One Restaurant offers modern Australian cuisine with a range of delicious meals to choose from, including traditional favourites and healthy choice options. One Bar offers all day dining and is the perfect place for a coffee, a pre-dinner drink or a light meal. To maintain nutritional balance when travelling, choose from our healthy choice menus throughout the day or wake up to Novotel's Fresh Start Breakfast which includes organic items.

Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 01 September 2019

Waitresses were wonderful- caring, considerate and responsive- could not fault. My husband had fish and I had sirloin steak. I gave him half my plate full of chips as he prodominantly had greens and I had a plate of chips. I would have loved some additional things in my salad- like pear or apple and feta or something. The squid was lovely and the wine selection beautiful. Thankyou for making our 35th wedding anniversary special.

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Great location for a sneaky lunch Birthday celebration. The restaurant provided a beautiful cake for us. Staff were amazing.

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

First Edition is like a quiet private club that also serves excellent food.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 August 2019

We always enjoy our stay at the Novotel in either time Canberra and Melbourne

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

Enjoyed my meal. Very filling. Beneficial having an Accor silver membership card as gave discount towards meal

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Visited On Thursday, 25 July 2019

I was disappointed that there was not more variety in the new menu e.g. more seafood.

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Visited On Monday, 22 July 2019

Food selection was great a good choice and unusual and quality out standing

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Visited On Monday, 22 July 2019

We saw the homemade potato chips and thought they looked terrific. He had the steak which came with thin french fries. If he had, have received the other chips it would have been perfect. The ocean trout was amazing.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

Decore a bit outdated but enjoyed dinner

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 July 2019

We booked on line and received numerous confirmations & reminders but when we arrived at the restaurant there was no booking for us. Very poor. They did find us a table but I have to say the food was very average.

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Visited On Thursday, 18 July 2019

Service people changed and we seamed to be ignored, Waited along time for dessert, Wait staff had pour knowledge of menu, which increased wait time with kids

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Visited On Monday, 15 July 2019

Restaurant appeared to be understaffed and hurried resulting in miscommunication with the orders and slow drink service. Have been to this restaurant before and found it to be much more organised with a calmer atmosphere.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 July 2019

As Advantage Plus members, our dining experience was excellent value. We would highly recommend other Advantage Plus members to take advantage of the excellent product and service.

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 July 2019

Staff were very pleasant, agreeable and wanting to provide good service. We had dinner two consequetive nights and enjoyed our dinner and the ambience. Sitting by the window over looking the side street, lights in the tree, all very pleasing !!

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Very nice evening staff very helpful

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 June 2019

the steak was a bit over cooked yesterday

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Visited On Sunday, 09 June 2019

The food was delicious & plentiful. We enjoyed our window seat very much

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Had a lovely family meal last night! Great for kids as well as adults. Lamb was Devine!!

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Visited On Sunday, 21 April 2019

This is the most disappointing Novotel restaurant I have ever eaten at, to make it worse it was a long weekend and the Accor discount didn't apply and there was a 15% Surcharge.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

It would have been nicer to be closer to the entertainment.

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Visited On Monday, 04 February 2019

A lovely evening to remember

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Visited On Monday, 31 December 2018

The food is so ordinary and microwave heated such as the lasagna. The chocolate tart was hard and seemed old. The cheese cake was cake not cheesecake. The chips were not shoestring and weren’t that hot. The Neue was very limited for dinner options.

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Visited On Friday, 02 November 2018

For a quiet setting, pleasant outlook & food of exceptional standard, this restaurant will not disappoint.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 October 2018

We dined here on Saturday and it was a very good experience and the food was great! I booked again for Sunday night and on arrival was told a last minute conference booking had booked out the restaurant!! No one bothered to call me and as it takes forever to get to because of the road works we were NOT very impressed at all!! It did spoil the first experience!!!

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 September 2018

We really enjoyed my partners birthday dinner. The food and the service were fantastic.

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