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Exploring North Canberra: Gungahlin

Home to Canberra’s light rail hub, a one-stop shopping destination that is the Marketplace Gungahlin, as well as an abundance of delicious places to eat and meet with friends; Gungahlin really is a popular and sought after district in Canberra.

If you’re new to this area, or are looking for reasons to relocate to the Northside; here are some places and things you need to check out when you next visit.

Gungahlin Marketplace

Gungahlin Marketplace is the place to go for all things, from everyday services, to fashion and homewares. 

From larger retailers, to smaller boutiques, there is something that will cater for everyone.

Coffee at Atlas

If you find yourself at Gungahlin Marketplace on a fresh Canberra morning, head to Atlas – Gungahlin’s newest coffee offering. 

Focusing on both local produce and quality ingredients, these guys will have you covered when it comes to getting a delicious cup of coffee.

If it’s a warm day, sit out the front and enjoy watching the world pass by!

Treat your locks at Moe & Co

Located within the Marketplace is Moe & Co, a professional hairdressing and barbering salon – perfect for when you’re in the need for a fresh style, cut, hot shave, colour or blow out.

The staff are super friendly, and you can generally walk in without having to make an appointment too!

Pickup some florals at Poetry in Flowers

There’s no way you’ll be able to walk past Gungahlin Marketplace florist, Poetry in Flowers without stopping to smell the roses (literally).

It’s here where you’ll find not only beautiful floral arrangements, but also a range of homewares and other gifts. You can also customise your own bouquets too!

Breakfast or lunch at Sunday in Canberra

Sunday in Canberra is a cosy, yet casual dining venue, bringing you some seriously delicious comfort dishes in Canberra’s north. 

With an extensive all day menu, enjoy the likes of smashed avo (always a favourite), burgers and wraps, healthy salads, or even almond butter french toast!

This is the place to go when you feel like something a little sweet and a little bit savoury. 

They have a super cosy and intimate setting, making it ideal for settling in for a delicious Sunday breakfast with friends.

Catch the light rail

The light rail has recently launched in Canberra, with Gungahlin becoming a major hub for this new addition to our growing city.

The light rail system is great addition to Gungahlin and connects the Northside to the rest of the city. It really is an efficient, reliable and modern transport system.

With a simple to use tap on and off payment system, you can ride the light rail with ease as it gives you a direct connection into Canberra’s city centre. 

Stop for a drink or dinner at Siren Bar

Siren Bar is a the place to be in Gungahlin if you want to enjoy a fun and unique dining experience. 

Featuring a contemporary cuisine, inspiring wine ist and a super diverse cocktail menu, Siren Bar and Restaurant really is a landmark venue in Gungahlin.

With both indoor and outdoor seating, Siren Bar is the perfect place to meet friends for an after work drink, or catch up with family for Sunday lunch, as it’s open seven days a week.

Content credit: Jemma Mrdak