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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

  • Beef Burger (GF option Available) / $20
    Angus beef, cheese, bacon, pickles, chipotle sauce & lettuce served with chips
  • Pulled pork nachos (GF) / $19.00
    Slow cooked pulled pork on corn chips topped with sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo and house made cheese sauce
  • Tofu Katsu Burger (VE, GF option available) / $18.50
    Panko crumbed tofu marinated in sweet chilli, slaw, vegan aioli, pickles served on a potato bun with chips
  • Tempura Battered Fish and Chips / $18.50
    Tempura Battered flathead served with slaw, tartare sauce & lemon
  • Winter soup special / $15.00
    House made daily soup served with garlic bread. See black board for today's soup
  • Seasonal Salad (VE, GF) / $15.00
    Pomegranate, caramelised pecans, brussels sprouts, apple, chilli & kale with a honey
  • Truffle Fries (V) / $10.00
    House fries with truffle oil and shaved parmesan
  • Korean Popcorn chicken (H) / $12.50
    Crispy fried chicken, gochujang sauce served with kimchi slaw and wasabi mayo

Young scientists

  • Inventor Cheeseburger (GF Available) / $12.00
    Angus Beef patty, cheese, tomato sauce and chips
  • Discoverer Chicken Tenders (H) / $12.00
    Chicken Tenders, chips and tomato sauce
  • Explorer Mac and Cheese (V) /$10.00
    Macaroni with house made cheese sauce

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: