Canvas Eatery

On the north side of the museum, Canvas Eatery offers sophisticated dining with a terraced outlook over the gardens of QEII Square.

Proprietor Tim Tehan's modern casual dining space offers a brunch and dinner menu, offering fresh, seasonal ingredients, paired with a sophisticated wine list and boutique beers.

Canvas is the destination for all occasions whether it be breakfast, takeaway, lunch or dinner, a special event or occasion, or simply to enjoy a beverage or snack on our stunning terrace overlooking the gardens.

Opening Hours

Please visit Canvas Eatery for current opening hours.

Functions & Group Bookings

Canvas offers a beautiful contemporary setting for functions and events. The restaurant is flooded with natural light and has ceiling to floor concertina windows that open to a beautiful garden terrace. Canvas caters for any event including corporate functions, celebrations and weddings, and are able to offer breakfast, lunch or dinner functions. Canvas can seat up to 80 people for lunch or dinner, and 150 for a stand up function with canap├ęs.

The restaurant takes group bookings of 8 or more people, and also works collaboratively with MAMA to cater for events within the gallery spaces.


For bookings call 02 6023 4923 or email

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