Food & Drink

Come for the flowers and entertainment, stay for the food and drinks!

Floriade offers a range of food and drinks for purchase with something for everyone from a sit-down morning tea of scones at Pilligo Urban Cafe to a NightFest cocktail for the adults.

Pialligo Estate – Pialligo Urban Cafe

Award-winner local restauranteur Pialligo Estate is bringing their renowned offerings back to Floriade for the second year of the Pialligo Urban Cafe, located in the Main Vista Precinct.

Pialligo Urban Cafe will have a range of offerings at affordable prices, including a breakfast menu (egg and bacon burgers anyone?), lunch mains, plus sandwiches, snacks, salads and scones available daily.

Contentious Character

Local cool-climate winery Contentious Character are Floriade’s official wine partner. Visitors can enjoy a top drop at the Contentious Character pop up wine bar and also pick up a bottle to take home from the Contentious Character stall onsite.

Capital Brewing Co.

Looking for a cool brew after exploring the flowerbeds? Capital Brewing Co. are heading back to Floriade with their outdoor beer garden at Stage 88 – bringing their extensive range of locally produced beers. Inspired by Canberra and 100% independently owned, Capital Brewing Co. was formed by a close group of mates who shared a love of a brew and the capital region.

Underground Spirits

Underground Spirits, Canberra’s most awarded spirits brand, is Floriade’s official gin and vodka partner – bringing their oh-so refreshing gins and vodkas to Floriade. Visitors to Floriade are invited to have their own ‘spring gin fling’ with Underground Spirits x Floriade limited edition special gin, Lakeside Gin. You can find Underground Spirits at their pop up Ginternational Bar at Stage 88, where they will be serving up their gins and vodkas along with their own twist on popular cocktails from around the world. Underground Spirits’ Floriade limited edition Lakeside Gin is available for purchase only onsite at the Floriade shop, or from Undergrounds’ Ginternational pop-up bar.

But wait, there’s more!

On top of the offerings from Floriade’s food and beverage partners, visitors will also be able to find a range of sweet and savoury delights from our other food vendors.

Pick up lunch, dinner or a snack from one of the many food trucks located near Stage 88. Tikka Stand will be back offering their range of chicken tikka meals, Slinky Spuds brings everyone’s favourite chip on a stick snacks, they’ll be fish & chips, pizza, Thai food plus gozleme, Momos from Taste of Tibet, burgers from Grease Monkey, gyros or greek street food salads from Sacred Seed, the list could go on!

If you’re after something sweet you can’t miss a loaded up waffle from De Wafel, or honey doughnuts from Clayridge Honey, fairy floss, poffertjes, fresh juice or on those warmer days grab a Streets Ice Cream or some gelato from Gelato Messina.

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