Welcome to Briscola

Briscola has established itself on the Canberra food scene by offering an
unpretentious yet stylish approach to an authentic Italian dining experience. At the forefront
it’s about the food: simple, wholesome and traditional without being old fashioned. The “old
fashioned” is evident however in the service with a focus on giving the diner a charming
What sets us apart is how we transport you to Italy. Start with an aperitivo to open the
palate, enjoy a local or Italian wine varietal and finish with a fragrant & herbal digestive.
Briscola seems to suit anyone… corporate luncheons, young couples, families and
group functions.
Since 2010 the restaurant has been family owned by Italians. It has won a number of ACT
Savour Awards including Canberra’s Best Pizzeria in 2014, Canberra’s Best Italian
Restaurant 2015 and in 2016 gained accreditation from Accademia Della Cucina Italiana by
the Italian Ambassador.


Live Italy. Taste Italy.

“I had almost given up on Italian restaurants in Canberra until I found this hidden gem!” - October 2017

“Wow why has it taken me so many years to get to this place... The service was fantastic.” - Canbournianm. September 2017

“The best part is that the owner’s Mamma makes the ravioli fresh, with love. No wonder it’s amazing and I’d return for it time and again.” - Wendy Johnson, City News. March 2017

“While we enjoy the Italian comfort food coming from the kitchen, it’s the experience and the staff that really leave us wanting to come back.” - Jil Hogan, Australian Good Food Guide. June 2017

“Make sure it’s tasty!” - Nonna.

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