Stepping Stone Canberra provides inclusive employment and practical training opportunities for migrant and refugee women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds through an innovative and sustainable vegetarian cafe

We opened in 2020 and currently have two sites;
Cafe Stepping Stone is located in the beautiful gallery space at Strathnairn Arts.
Stepping Stone Coffeee Van is located in Ginninderry’s GX Display Village.

Our community-driven vegetarian kitchen serves refreshed cafe classics with an emphasis on locally grown produce. We strive to connect with other ethical and small businesses.

Coffee Van : Wednesday to Sunday 8:30am – 12:30pm
Stepping Stone Coffee Van is located at the Ginninderry GX Display Village and open during COVID Lockdown offering takeaway cafe favourites.

Take home meals: Preoder by 2pm the afternoon before to pick up the next day. Vegetarian lasagna, soups and Indian set meals.


To make a reservation, either TEXT 0410 223 238 or complete our booking form!

Wednesday to Sunday 9am – 4pm
Option to sit inside amongst current exhibitions or outdoors in the beautiful gardens around the homestead at Strathnairn Arts.
Bookings recommended for groups over 6

Wood-fired pizza sessions – Bookings essential
16, 17, 23 & 24 October 2pm – 7pm
From 29 October, every Friday 4pm – 8pm

Stepping Stone has participated in both of The Mill House Venture social enterprise venture programs. In 2020, the accelerator program, GRIST, which has helped us form valuable relationships, deeply analyse our impact narrative and join a like minded and passionate for purpose community. In 2021, we were selected to participate in their bespoke graduate program, REFINE.

Help us create a society where diversity is celebrated and equal opportunity is expected

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