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"First, the service was impeccable, for example, water was refilled promptly, coats were taken to a coat storage area, when saying thank you to the..."
Tien Kelly
"My husband and I visited this evening to celebrate my birthday. We had an absolutely wonderful time. The duck was amazing and the beef was the best I..."
Miriam Hewson
"An amazing dining experience with exceptional staff. Friendly and attentive. Food is beyond belief and worth the drive from Sydney. Just an..."
Lorraine O'Keeffe Brookes
"Prompt without feeling rushed; high class without being pretentious; a full meal without being heavy. A superb experience, and one of the best meals..."
Michael Kinder
"A wonderful experience at dinner last night. The food was amazing and the wine pairing outstanding. The staff were also very welcoming, knowledgable..."
Marina Buchanan-Grey
"Amazing food, fantastic wine and a fabulous atmosphere. The staff are extremely knowledgeable and very attentive. My favourite Canberra restaurant..."
Vanessa Beck
"An amazing dining experience! Could not fault a thing. Knowledgeable and attentive staff, excellent food and wine. We had the wines to match each of..."
Marisa Foley
"Absolutely fabulous food and wine great service also, the noise levels though are atrocious please engage an acoustics..."
Michael Sanders
"Best. Dinner. Ever. The staff were attentive yet not obtrusive; each course was amazing especially with the matched wines, and with each..."
Moyan Gosper
"Beautiful food and the interesting wine pairings from the friendly sommelier made it a great experience for a family birthday..."
Trish McKnight
"1st time to this amazing restaurant, the food was amazing, loved every course, will certainly be back when in Canberra again...2 hats so..."
Debra Lee Clayton
"Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Interesting wine matching & talented chefs. Thank you for a great night Aubergine!..."
Jess Dunn
"Amazing food and the service is on another level . Would definitely..."
Jared Richardson
"An amazing evening. Food truly delicious, service impeccable , love the decor. I will most definitely return on my next visit to..."
Anna Nathan
"Canberra two hatted dining at its finest. Menu is seasonal & the wine list is extensive. Dining is over four courses, with the first course selected..."
"Omg love love loved itFrom the authentic French Sommelier who was absolutely awesome and the wonderful service team, front of house certainly..."
"One of the very best degustation restaurants I have been to. I take my elderly mother there every year or so, and the staff remember us, and..."
"If we only had the option to go to one fancy restaurant during our recent trip to Canberra, it would’ve been Aubergine. When our taxi driver drove..."
Dolce Bunnie
"We visited Aubergine around valentines and enjoyed the excellent food and service. We received a voucher for our engagement party (which is an..."
"Took my parents here for my mum's birthday. We decided on the $90 degustation menu. Unsure if there is any other way to order to be honest. The..."
Little Pink Piggy
"Mention the name 'Aubergine' to a local and you'll usually receive a knowing, appreciative look of envy that you're dining there. Even those who..."
Kevy K
"Aubergine is the Good Food Guide’s number one pick in Canberra, described as one of the country’s best restaurants. It remains the only..."
Michele Walton
"The $90 four-course modern Australian tasting menu at Aubergine, which includes complimentary starters and bread, is an inspired masterpiece by chef..."
Eat Play Love Travel
"Flew into Canberra for the weekend and couldn't resist trying out this one...A truly wonderful experience filled with stunning food and..."
"We had the degustation menu with wines. The salmon was delicate, red mullet subtle,  quail gestational, lamb & black garlic pantomimetic and desert..."
"Amazing dining experience, certainly the very best restaurant we have been to in Canberra. Highly professional service with the right level..."
Bec Harrison
"We had the degustation menu with wines. The salmon was delicate, red mullet subtle, quail gestational, lamb & black garlic pantomimetic and dessert..."
"My partner and I enjoyed a lovely meal at aubergine. The staff were all very sweet and went out of their way to cater for our food requirements and..."
"Aubergine would have to be one of my favourite restaurants in Canberra. The atmosphere is perfect for couple dining or in a small group. Service is..."
"Truly excellent restaurant. The food is beautiful and well thought out. It is not heavy but has a lovely combination of flavours. The menu is well..."
Rosie Posie
"I've wanted to come to Aubergine for quite some time. It was lovely, as expected. The food was really nice and the staff were very attentive but I've..."
"Really nice starter and mains (waygu beef and pork belly were great). Bread was nice, although not as good as pod food. Butter was better than..."
"What’s that I hear you ask? Top 100 restaurants in Canberra?   Yes – not only one, but TWO on the current list, meaning this little gourmet..."
Jacqui's Food Fetish
"A restaurant named after an eggplant, that doesn’t serve the eponymous on the menu. What gives – I ought to be incensed! Even The Fat..."
I'm Still Hungry
"Really liked this restaurant, new to Canberra from Sydney worth every penny. As good as anything in Syd with two hats. Good wine list, service was..."
"Meets all expectations. Do not go in with a full stomach. Portion sizing were relatively generous. Décor can be improved as well as the locale...."
"A favourite. Love this restaurant. Food is always exceptional and service is good. Menu changes quite regularly but always..."
Lala Lucy
"I had my 21st birthday meal here with my dad. We were both extremely happy with our night there. Some of the dishes from the four couse meal stood..."
"Excellent food and wine. Loved our dinner at Aubergine last night. The flavour combinations, presentation etc all worked a treat - I think our trio..."
Mark From Melbourne
"Absolutely Stunning!. Effortlessly beautiful from start to finish, this established hatted restaurant sure lives up to its rave reviews. We had a..."
"No Surprises, but Amazing Classics!. My family and I went to Aubergine to celebrate my Mum's 50th birthday. It was a Saturday night and throughout I..."
Alex Campbell
"Spectacular. The best restaurant in Canberra by far. Would go as far to say the best fish dish I have ever eaten. Exceptional service and..."
"Great meal. Three of us had a delicious meal, beautifully presented and tasting as good as it looked. The service was unobtrusive and efficient. The..."
Beverly Phillips
"First, the service was impeccable, for example, water was refilled promptly, coats were taken to a coat storage area, when saying thank you to the..."
"Very Enjoyable. Went here for my birthday on Friday night, for the first time, and had a very enjoyable experience.Did the 5 course chef's..."
"Superb!. Had a fantastic dinner here recently to celebrate a special occasion. Service was impeccable. Food was absolutely wonderful and, we thought,..."
"One of Canberra's Top 20. Great service, good..."
Michele Walton
"Dessert was sooooo good. The dessert was way better than main course!!I've never had that kinda it..."
"Excellent!. This was one of the best dining experiences I've had in Canberra. Fine food and outstanding..."
Eat Love Move
"Exceptional Restaurant. We enjoyed an exceptional dinner for two at Aubergine last night (fixed price, 3 courses). The food was amongst the best we..."
Swijr R
"Tastiness in the burbs. I was staying in Canberra for a couple of days for work so i was dining alone, made a booking online through their website..."
Wade Huang
"One of the best. I had the Ocean Trout for entree, Lamb for main and Panna Cotta for dessert. The ocean trout was nicely presented with..."
"Superb. One of the best dining experiences in Canberra, ever, hands down. If you're looking for somewhere to impress your date or celebrate your..."
"Amazing. The food here is on par with the best i've had in canberra for a while. plates are beautifully presented and not too..."
"Highly competent fine dining restaurant, catering to an older..."
Jude Burger
"Seafood. I'm not sure if this one, or Courgette came first, but they both fine dining. Take your money with you and prepare for a long session of..."
Kevin McDonald
"For “G’s” farewell dinner we decided to go "all-out" and dine at Aubergine. I felt rather special as they personalised a fructose-free &..."
"The menu offers four courses for $80 with a selection of dishes to choose from, or a 5 course Chef's selection tasting menu for $95. We would not be..."
"Having earned the title of NSW Regional Restaurant of the Year 2013 with Regional Wine List of the Year to boot, Aubergine comes very highly rated...."
The Boat House
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"I booked a evening with my wife to celebrate our 28th Wedding Anniversary and the food was out of this world and we had a window seat looking out at..."
Craig Pope
"What an amazing place to hold any occasion. This weekend we experienced the most wonderful celebration of our beautiful friends renewing their 25th..."
Louise Baily
"Absolutely wonderful degustation menu and wine selection. Easily the best tasting dishes I’ve ever eaten is the Coffee Cured Duck from..."
Evan Colwell
"Excellent 4 course meal accompanied by great wines. Desserts were a particular standout. Service was excellent and not overdone. Went with my wife..."
David Simmons
"We recently celebrated our wedding day at The Boat House - James and the team were exceedingly accommodating. The venue itself is beautiful from all..."
Katherine Power
"We had a business workshop there recently and I can't speak highly enough of the professional, attentive event staff. Not to mention the amazing..."
Alison Kennedy
"The view is fantastic! Definitely one of Canberra's romantic places. The dining experience is great, definitely up there with the best in town. A..."
Brendon Black
"Lovely food and great service! The Wagyu beef was so tender. Some extra complimentary nibbles which was a nice touch. Nice ambience..."
Dean Salonga
"What a great restaurant!! Amazing food, second to none service and a great dining area with priceless views. Thanks for making our 13th wedding..."
Cliff Brown
"Beautiful location, super courteous staff and delicious food, esp the chia pudding that was served for morning..."
Aarti Singh
"I was just at the Boat House last night for Bastille Day. The glamorous high life dining in the Boat House, and the surrounding distant city lights..."
Chris Schlegel
"Fantastic menu - our first visit after the refurb, every course was amazing. We'll be back before the malt ice cream..."
Karen Gillingham
"Great venue. Great location. Great chef. Fabulous innovative food and..."
Beverley Scott
"Good choice for four course menu which was well done and very good service and..."
Mark Hurwitz
"Delicious food, and a very fun Wine Club..."
Philippa Ellis
"The food was exquisitely presented and mouth watering. The views spectacular and service was prompt. We were in a quiet side room off the main foyer..."
Susan Odenthal
"We celebrated our second wedding anniversary at the Boat House last night. We love this restaurant, and last night reminded us why. Sensational..."
David Leaney