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55+ local places to get your groceries (that aren’t Coles or Woolies)

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Are the shelves of your local supermarket chain looking a little bare? Here are 55+ local places to get your supplies.

There are plenty of local options offering everything from fresh produce to groceries.

Here are 50 places to shop that aren’t Coles or Woolies—and many of them deliver or have click and collect.

Know of others? Drop us a line at hello@hercanberra.com.au.

Keep in mind some services may be affected by the pandemic or summer break, so best check their website or social media or give them a call before heading out.



Pretty much everything you’d expect to find in one of the big chains plus curated gourmet goodies. Click and Collect available from Crace store only.


Red Hill SupaExpress

Delivering their amazing range of groceries and gourmet products (including loads of vegan and gluten-free options) to all of Canberra.

Give them a call on 6295 9867 or email brendan@supa-express.com.au to pop your order in before 9am to guarantee same-day delivery.


Supabarn Express Kaleen

Orders can be placed via phone on 0407655661 before 3pm or email admin@kaleenexpress.com.au before 6pm for next-day contactless delivery.

Minimum order is $50 and first home delivery is free! Subsequent orders will be $7 for surrounding suburbs of Kaleen, Lawson, Giralang, Evatt, McKellar, Crace and Bruce.



Supermarket staples and much more. From Isabella Plains to Nicholls and everywhere in between—find one near you.


Friendly Grocer

From Cook to Chifley, you’ll find these stocked with everything you need plus local delights. Find one near you.



Find them in Holder and Forde.


Shop Rite Griffith

A lovely little supermarket with loads of fresh produce.


Barton Grocer

Fresh produce, loads of ready meals, fresh baked goods and more.



Get your lower-priced groceries and products at ALDI. Find your local store.


Fresh Produce, deli goods + more


Fresh fruit and veg, meat, chicken and seafood products available for home delivery. Operates Monday to Saturday.


Choku Bai Jo

Stocking produce and products from more than 80 local farmers and producers—certified organic produce and fruit and vegetables direct from farms, grocery items, nuts and seeds, grass-fed meats, unhomogenised milk, artisan breads and much more. Click and collect available.

In North Lyneham and Curtin.


Red Baron

Red Baron has curated some lovely boxes for pick-up or delivery—everything from donuts to BBQ supplies to fruit and veggies.


Pialligo Market Grocer

Fresh produce, meat, dairy, in-house prepared, restaurant-quality heat-and-eat meals and essentials. Order online or over the phone for home-delivery or contactless pick-up.


The Food Coop

A wide range of groceries and household supplies available for pick-up and delivery. A majority of the products are certified organic/biodynamic or are chemical-free and available for bulk purchase.



Fruit, veg, artisan cheese, flowers, smallgoods and so much more. Order online or shop in-store at the Fyshwick Markets, Thursday to Sunday.


The Food Forum

Purveyors of quality fresh food—fruit and veg boxes, meat, deli goods and more. Shop online or in-store at the Belconnen Fresh Food Markets.


Regional Wholesale Fruit Market

Fresh produce boxes (plus bread, milk and eggs, if needed) delivered to your door.


Farm Fresh Fruit Market

Fruit, veg, eggs, bread and more—visit them at Fyshwick Markets, Thursday to Sunday.


The Italian Place Providore & Bottega

The Italian Place Providore & Bottega is open for fresh pasta, sauces, groceries, vino and more.


Ziggy’s Fresh

Fruit, veg and a whole lot more. Pick up from Fyshwick Markets, and contactless home delivery.


Delish Deliveries

They’re based in Sydney, so not technically local, but they deliver here and come highly recommended!


ARC Organics

Australian-grown, GMO-free, fresh seasonal produce in earth-friendly packaging.

Offering custom orders, set product mixed box or vegetable-only box at affordable prices and a selection of pantry staples delivered right to your door


The Corner Market at City West

Stocking a great range of products (including donuts, salads, cheese, wine and more) and some gorgeous hampers.


As Nature Intended

A wonderful range of organic produce and goodies.


Harris Farm

Pretty much everything you need on one website—Sydney-based but deliver to Canberra.


ACT Fruit Veg Butcher

Loads of fruit and veg, speciality items and Halal meats.


The Merchant’s Feast

Offering contactless home deliveries seven days per week of fresh deli meats, cheeses and pantry staples as well as pastas and sauces. They also deliver homemade fresh meals such as lasagna and cannelloni with freshly baked Italian bread.


The Source

Order your pantry staples (and maybe a treat or two) via their online store—use postcode 2601, 2602 or 2911 to find them.


Urban Providore

Fill your shopping cart with everything from salami to sauces, chocolates and cheeses. Closed for summer holidays.



Trugolds is offering a contactless pick-up service to help their customers during these challenging times. Please email trugolds@gmail.com with your order, the day before your pick up.

Pick-up orders must be over $50 and electronic payment preferred.


Deli Planet

Email info@deliplanet.net.au or call 02 6295 8067 to pre-order for safe, customer pickup of a range of fresh house-made pasta and pasta sauces, meats, dips, antipasto, more than 150 imported and Australian cheeses—as well as Italian and local wines.


Mart Deli

Email martdeli@bigpond.com or call 02 6295 3604 to pre-order for safe, customer pickup of cheese, charcuterie, fresh pasta, antipasto, fresh meat, poultry and groceries.


Euro Deli

Email eurodeli@live.com or call 02 6295 9998 to pre-order for safe, customer pickup of a large range of delicious home-made European delicacies including chevapi, pljeskavica, meat patties and gluten-free smoked sausages, as well as a wide variety of deli foods including cured meats, specialty cheeses, antipasto, sauces, oils and vinegar.


Mountain Creek Wholefoods

Offering a range of wholefoods, gluten-free. vegetarian and vegan goods. Also offering home delivery.


Meat + Seafood

Jordo’s Chop Shop

Dry-aged grass-fed beef, Free-range chicken, pork, lamb, beef jerky, gourmet smokehouse products and more. Home delivery available.


Sea Harvest

Click and collect from Belconnen and Fyshwick Markets.



Just outside Fyshwick Markets—not only seafood, but a small selection of fresh produce. Pick up and home delivery available.


Claystone Meats

Meat, fruit and veg, beer and wine—sorted! Home delivery to Queanbeyan and ACT available.


Prestige Oysters

Fish, oysters, shellfish and more! Order online or pick up in Cook.


Red Hill Butcher Shop

A delicious range of quality meats, poultry, condiments and other grocery items.

Pop in-store to collect or ask for contactless home delivery.


M & K Meats

M & K Meats in Lanyon offer home delivery and pre-order.


Country Pride Sausages

Loads of quality meat including value packs. Call 6248 9056 to place your order—all orders placed before 11 am will be delivered contactless on the same day.


Southlands Quality Meats

This quality butcher at Mawson shops is offering delivery—just call 6286 2993 to order. Closed for the summer holidays until 17 January.


Bayldon Meats

Delivering quality meats from Tuesday to Friday between 12 pm to 3 pm.


Unique Meats

Call 02 6295 8573 to order for home delivery of beef, lamb, pork, game and poultry.


Bread, pastries + pasta

Three Mills Bakery

Delicious breads and pastries (plus bake-at-home items) delivered three days a week.


Nonna Maria’s Pasta

Delivering fresh handmade pasta across Canberra.



Originbake is doing contactless home delivery. Phone 0416 616 240 to order fresh bread and pastries.


Bakers Delight Gungahlin

Offering home delivery for the Gungahlin area and surrounding suburbs so you don’t miss out on your favourite sourdough.


Asian Supermarkets

Daily Market Grocer

For fresh produce and an assortment of Asian snacks and drinks. ANU, City and Gungahlin.


Mani Asian Supermarket

Mani Asian Supermarket in Gungahlin offers a large range of dried, canned, fresh and frozen foods from all over Asia, including a variety of tofu, noodles, fish, seasonal Asian vegetables, cooked BBQ meats, baked buns, breads and cakes.


Emart Asian Supermarket

A great range of Asian food items, in No Name Lane in the city.


Asian Provisions

A delightful range of (as the name suggests) Asian provisions, in Phillip.


Bharat International

Traditional Indian supermarkets in Phillip and Belconnen.



Asian supermarket and Korean BBQ meats. Located in Mitchell.


Lanyon Asian Grocery

A well-stocked Asian grocer in Conder.


Great Ceylonese

Great Ceylonese deliver groceries and Ceylon spices throughout Canberra.



Haig Park Village Markets

Kicking off for the year this Sunday 16 January, the Haig Park Village Markets have fresh produce, beautiful flowers, artisan breads, meats, treats and more. You can even enjoy a picnic in the park before grabbing your essentials for the week! Open 9 am to 2 pm.


Capital Region Farmers Market

With over 100 stallholders each week, the Capital Region Farmers Market at EPIC has endless options when it comes to freshly picked, grown and hand crafted produce. Fill the garden using their great selection of natives and landscape plants, fruit trees, seedlings and shrubs or fill your stomach with freshly baked bread, cakes, macarons and croissants. Open Saturday 7 am-11:30 am.


Southside Farmers Markets 

This village market is located at Canberra College, making it the perfect place to duck in to grab what you need (and maybe a few things you don’t). Order an egg and bacon roll to start the morning as you explore the best of fresh seasonal veggies, handmade pasta and pet treats. Open Sunday 8 am -11.30 am.


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