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If you need a break from exploring Questacon, come and enjoy Atomic Catering’s exciting range of family-friendly food. We offer a seasonal menu that focuses on fresh and local produce. We also serve up Canberra’s finest, locally roasted coffee, delectable sweets and pastries, and unique handcrafted science-themed treats!

Lunch menu

  • Ultimate Beef Burger (GF option Available) / $18.70
    Angus Beef Patty, American cheese, bacon, pickles, red onion, iceberg lettuce, burger sauce and chips
  • Battered Fish and Chips / $18.50
    Battered hoki served with chips and salad
  • Watermelon salad (veg, gf) / $16.80
    Watermelon, cucumber, red onion, feta, avocado, mint, jalapeños with a bright lime dressing
  • Vegan burger (vegan) / $17.50
    Lentil and chickpea patty, chipotle aioli, avocado, tomato, pickled onion and lettuce on a potato bun served with chips
  • Chicken quesadilla (h) / $17.50
    Chicken, chipotle sauce, Spanish onion & mozzarella in a toasted
    Tortilla served with guacamole, salsa and chips
  • Chicken souvlaki (gf) / $21.00
    Marinated chicken skewers, Greek salad, lemon and garlic yoghurt served with a side of chips

Young scientists

  • Inventor cheeseburger (GF Available) / $10.00
    Beef patty, American cheese, tomato sauce and chips
  • Discoverer chicken tenders (H) / $12.00
    Chicken Tenders, chips and tomato sauce
  • Researcher toastie (V) / $10.00
    Rainbow cheese toastie served with a side of chips
  • Hot Chips / Small $4.00 Large $6.00

GF = gluten free
DF = dairy free
H = halal
V = vegetarian
VE = vegan

Food allergies and dietary requirements

We aim to accommodate guests with food allergies or intolerances.

We offer gluten-free, vegan and dairy-free options across our menu.

All chicken used is halal.

Please speak to our staff about any dietary requirements and we will happily accommodate wherever possible.

Good to know

Catering for groups

Our catering partners – Atomic Catering – offer options for packed breakfasts, lunches and light refreshments. They also offer dinner for those attending our Q at Night sessions:

For any enquiries or to make a booking, please call Atomic Catering on 02 6273 6663 or email them at