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Your Local Area Guide: Hub Civic Quarter

Looking for places to drink, dine, park, and shop near Hub Civic Quarter? We’ve put together an area guide, featuring local favourites just moments from our space.

Located in the Canberra CBD just off of Bunda Street and a short stroll from City Hill, you’ll find Hub Civic Quarter. Stretching across two levels of Canberra’s most sustainable A Grade building, Hub Civic Quarter services Canberra’s best businesses, corporates, and government departments, accommodating teams of all sizes with a range of suites, offices, and meeting spaces.

Being situated in the epicentre of the Canberra CBD comes with a variety of perks, including being surrounded by the city’s best retail, dining, and fitness options, all just a short walk away from Hub Civic Quarter.

Fitness

Fitness First – Canberra City

With world class facilities, expert personal trainers, and 24/7 access, Fitness First is one of the leading fitness clubs in Australia. Their Canberra City club offers a cardio theatre, group exercises, loaded weights, and a lounge area.

Distance from Hub: five-minute walk 

Xtend Barre – Canberra City

A winning combination of aerobic dance, ballet, and Pilates, Barre is all about getting your body moving in a way that is as enjoyable as it is unique. If barre isn’t your thing, Xtend also have classes for cardio, strength training, and Pilates.

Distance from Hub: three-minute walk

 

Woman on a yoga mat with her leg mid pilates move

F45 Training – Braddon 

F45 helps members transform their lifestyle while encouraging community growth. Their 45-minute classes are perfect for fitting into your lunch break, and are specifically designed to provide a workout for the entire body while improving your strength and endurance.

Distance from Hub: one-minute walk

 

Daycare

Civic Early Childhood Centre

Civic Early Childhood Centre has four learning environments for different age groups, with a large open outdoor space. They only hire qualified teachers and educators, and provide all meals during the day.

Distance from Hub: six-minute walk

Guardian Childcare – Allara Street

Conveniently located in the heart of the Canberra CBD, the centre on Allara Street boasts a range of exciting, resource-rich environments, including an indoor/outdoor program, herb and vegetable gardens, and sustainably sourced outdoor resources.

Distance from Hub: five-minute walk

 

Dining

Gather

Gather maintains a local, community approach to their café experience, from using regional suppliers to creating a space where people can come together and enjoy sustainable, healthy food. Must tries include Turkish eggs with a herbed garlic yoghurt and lamb tacos with cucumber salsa. 

Distance from Hub: two-minute walk

Hub Members can receive a perk code for food and drinks at Gather. Details on how to access the discount are on the member portal.

person pouring milk into a coffee

TERRA

The ideal spot for a long lunch or a catch up with clients, TERRA is all about quality smoked beats and good tunes. Enjoy rotisserie chicken served with hot sauce, beef brisket, and woodfired snapper, with fresh sides to cut the fat. 

Distance from Hub: six-minute walk

Bar Rochford

Reminiscent of the wine bars found in the laneways of Melbourne, Bar Rochford is all about championing quality wine producers, slinging records, and creating a friendly yet refined vibe. With a food and wine list that rotates seasonally, it’s the perfect spot for after-work drinks. 

Distance from Hub: five-minute walk

Wilma

A winning combination of Asian fare and BBQ goodness, Wilma champions the goodness of modern cuisine and fresh ingredients. Their Thursday and Friday express lunch banquet gets you five courses of delicious food, including kingfish sashimi, banana blossom salad, and truffle and egg fried rice. 

Distance from Hub: one-minute walk

Assembly

Aptly calling themselves ‘the people’s pub’, Assembly brings a laid back vibe to the streets of Canberra. Enjoy a pub feed and refreshments in their sunny beer garden, watch the world go by on the front terrace, or share a sit-down meal in the bistro. 

Distance from Hub: five-minute walk

 

Retail

Canberra Centre

Canberra Centre is the premier fashion precinct of the CBD, featuring local favourites and high-end brands including General Pants Co., COS, and Oroton. It’s also a great place to pop by on your lunch break, with food options on offer like Gami Chicken, Rolld, and Bettys Burgers.

Distance from Hub: two-minute walk

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Lonsdale Street Traders

Inhabiting an old warehouse space, the Londsdale Street Traders offer a chance for local small businesses and designers to get exposure in the industrial style retail space. Here you’ll find vintage clothes, eclectic homewares, and organic smoothies.

Distance from Hub: three-minute walk

 

Parking

Canberra Centre

Location: 148 Bunda Street, Canberra
Rates:
Hourly: from $3
Rooftop all day: from $14
Weekend all day: from $3
Distance from Hub: five-minute walk

Wilson Parking – Mort Street

Location: 36 Mort Street, Braddon
Rates:
Hourly: from $4
Distance from Hub: seven-minute walk

 

Member Perks and Discounts

Check the perks page on the member portal for regularly updated, exclusive Hub member perks and discounts to some of the best amenities in the Canberra CBD, including discounts for parking, dining, and retail.