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La Cantina
85/100 (403 ratings)
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"Lovely restaurant - great menu - staff were very attentive & personal - food was � great - really enjoyed our night - recommend it - company was..."
Janyne Walker
"I've been to La Cantina 5-6 times now. It's always been top notch, authentic Italian with friendly staff and a true European "home cooking" feel at..."
Andrew Powell
"We have been numerous times and it continues to produce amazing dishes... the antipasto is great value and the spatchcock is a MUST every time!! The..."
Tom Pearce
"Awesome restaurant will be back many times. The stunning brickwork is amazing to view awesome..."
John Bosich
"Bloody awesome food, great service, awesome atmosphere. Will definitely be..."
Simon Doc Pieman
"Loved my food and great service, Must try it beautiful..."
Grace Scopelliti
"Excellent service, wonderful food and a cosy atmosphere. We’ll be..."
Ben Münstermann
"Amazing food, beautiful atmosphere, lovely service, the first of many visits to..."
Sue Roche
"Best Italian restaurant in Australia! (I'm Italian) amazing food, beautiful atmosphere and excellent service!..."
Camilla Grosso
"Excellent food, great atmosphere , professional waiters - def come..."
Snow Jenny
"Delicious. no more needs to be said...."
Shane Weise
"The food was amazing, the staff were welcoming and friendly. I absolutely enjoyed each time I have visited and yet to experience a negative time..."
"It was a pleasure dinning here. The restaurant had a warm ambience, soft lighting with a very Italian vibe. The serving size was fairly priced. Would..."
FR- Tastes
"I would go for the Antipasto platter alone. Too much cheese on the Margarita pizza. Good service and selection of food. Nice ambience about the..."
John Gardiner
"La Cantina at the Narrabundah shops offer a 2-course lunch set menu for $19 Tuesday-Fridays. During my holiday break, I headed in to try it out. The..."
"My partner and I decided to go out for dinner on a Sunday night and reserved a table at midday. I’m glad we did, because when we got there it..."
"Love this place! The ambience created by the rustic brick construction is great. More importantly though, the service was really good, and the food..."
UnCovered Oz
"Narrabundah is overflowing with good restaurants – XO, D’Browes and…La Cantina. On a Friday night La Cantina’s busy with couples and groups...."
Michele Walton
"A hidden gem in suburban Canberra.You'd be forgiven if you drove past this restaurant without noticing it.However one you go..."
John Finkelde
"Narrabundah is overflowing with good restaurants – XO, D’Browes and…La Cantina. On a Friday night it’s busy with couples and groups. The..."
Michele Walton
"I've been here twice now, and for those of you that read my reviews, you know I'm not easily impressed. With XO and La Cantina, Narrabundah..."
Brenton Higgins
"Amazing pizza and risotto. We went in a large group for lunch on a friday and were looked after very well. Service was prompt with dishes served warm..."
Vikram S Grewal
"Best italian in canberra. I would drive 3 hours from sydney to eat the Duck and Mushroom ravioli with burnt sage butter & parmesan again. Other tasty..."
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"Devine. I walked in and I was immediately impressed by the interior and atmosphere. We were welcomed and sat down at our table. I couldn't help..."
"Service was a little slow but the food was excellent. Terrific atmosphere inside. Overall an enjoyable..."
"Great restaruant. Been here a couple of times, the food is outstanding. Great selection of wine, and corkage is cheap so take a nice bottle. Haven't..."
"Every time that I've come here, I've never been let down. Excellent food, great customer service, great atmosphere. Highly recommend..."
"A++++ Atmosphere. Dying to return to this restaurant! My partner and I celebrated an anniversary here and were warmly welcomed by the cheery staff..."
"Very nice food, expert service, and a wine list to die for. Can't wait to..."
Claude LeComte
"Loved our meal here. Nice and warm, great service, very friendly. Had spaghetti with seafood and tomatoe sugo,..."
Julia Cramer
"Great food and service. Decanted some special wine for us. Pleasant atmosphere and..."
"Great atmosphere. Superb service. Sensational food. What a great..."
Glenn Jones
"OMG! Best meal we have had in a long time. Absolutely divine. We will definitely be going back..."
Jordana Appleby
"Early January seems to be a time when most bakeries and restaurants haven’t come back from their Summer break, but there is always somewhere to eat..."
Tales Of A Confectionist
Abell's Kopi Tiam
86/100 (976 ratings)
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"Amazing and very authentic indo/Malay food in a lovely coat setting. Would highly recommend and it has lots of gluten free options for those who..."
Caitlin Clarke
"The only issue I have with this lovely place is choosing from the delicious menu 🤔 The food is consistently amazing and full of flavour and the..."
Shannon Edwards
"Amazing special Mr Cheng’s spring rolls. Best I have ever eaten. Definitely..."
Christian Crozier
"Beautiful lunch today. Delicious food and great service and ice cold ..."
Margaret Doyle
"Stumbled upon this great little restaurant on Saturday night while looking for a meal. Food was sensational and would definitely return if we get..."
Peter Grace
"Hubby and I LOVE this little eatery! We had dinner here after our wedding rehearsal in 2010 and have been back for our Anniversary Dinner every year..."
Elysia Su-Chien Fisher
"a great restaurant with fantastic food. a definite favourite when in Canberra and highly..."
Sean Collum
"We had lunch here today and it was fantastic! Delicious fresh food with generous servings and excellent service! I think it will become a favourite..."
Michelle Carlson
"Crispy duck, sayur sayuran and chicken laksa were divine. Food came out super quick and service was pleasant despite being absolutely packed. Not..."
Red Bean
"It's been a few years since I was last here for laksa. Tonight I realised Abell's has kept the laksa standard high! Spicy, rich, coconuty broth with..."
"Lovely atmosphere at Abell's as we sat outside, lady owner was really friendly and other waiters/waitresses were prompt in serving us. Food was nice..."
"Really good authentic food (the Balti Chicken was amazing) and professional staff. The ambience could be improved slightly but otherwise very..."
Jonathan Cohen
"4.0 because of the fantastically good beef rendang and wok hei for the char just teow. The laksa we ordered needed a sambal kick. But overall,..."
James Cheng
"Absolutely amazing. Some of the best food I've ever eaten, particularly the Beef Rendang and curry puffs. You can see why it comes so highly..."
Matt C
"Really good authentic tasting Malaysian food! The service was quick and friendly. We had the curry puffs (amazingly flaky!), chicken satay, lamb..."
"Outstanding asian food! The curries are all so flavourful and the twice cooked crispy duck is my favourite. Service is also exceptional. Canberra's..."
Y And B
"I woke up one freezing Canberra morning and decided I'd find the best laksa place in town. Abel's Kopi Tiam. The best laksa in Canberra! And it's no..."
"Loved the Blankets... Dined there last night on recommendation from friends who were visiting Canberra a few months ago.We had not booked so were..."
Polly Hoather
"Just had dinner here with family. Very good quality food and lovely service. Had the duck rice paper rolls, duck curry, pork and tofu curry and..."
"Tasty Malaysian food. This place is always packed no matter what night of the week it is. It's quite a small restaurant so a bit tight inside and..."
"Loved the Char Koay Teow. I was in a hurry between commitments and decided to try a takeaway char koay teow. It was beautifully tasty, with..."
Kevin Yong
"Went on Friday night food was fantastic & staff were just perfect. It was a great experience if ever in Canberra would be back for..."
"Solid performer on the Canberra dining scene that almost lives up to the hype. The duck dish and zuchinni flowers are wonderful but there are some..."
Laura Reading
"Excellent roti. Great food at Kopi Tiam. Cannot get enough of their beef rendang or roti. The only strange thing is that not all wait staff will take..."
"Big fan. Have always enjoyed this place. Service and food are both good. My only criticism would be that sometimes the serve sizes are a little too..."
"Abell's Kopi Tiam is located in the 'restaurant precinct' of Manuka (although I must say, there isn't much else in Manuka) and doesn't look very..."
78/100 (1363 ratings)
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Juice & Smoothies
"I have been about 15-20 times since Paparich Canberra opened and have enjoyed consistently delicious food each time. The serving sizes and quality of..."
Juliette Dudley
"We are regular visitors for Sunday lunch. Great food, excellent staff and service and reasonable..."
Janet Reynolds
"I love Pappa Rich. It's the best, can..."
Elspeth Grace
"This place is great. Very popular as it was constantly full. At one point, the line waiting almost reached nandos next door! The food is excellent...."
Christopher Perkovic
"This is a great casual dining restaurant. Lovely food. Brings Malaysia to the heart of..."
James Sinnet King
"Great place with most lovely staff. Clean n..."
Bhavik Dave Spartan
"Waited and worth it. Food is great service can be iffy but hey, they are young. Been back. Magic again and best laksa in..."
Fiona Wood
"Went there for the second time and food and service was excellent on both..."
Juan Manuel Villatobas
"First time try this famous restaurant! Hainan bread with kaya jam is sooo good! Fried rice noodles taste like my favorite Canton cuisine. Love..."
Yue Wang
"Visit this place very often when in Canberra. Tried the biryani rice with beef rengdang and egg plant. Delicious meals as usual, good portions and..."
"This has been the venue of most of our office get togethers.The menu is extensive and has something or the other for everyone.I like their prawn..."
"I am a true laksa fan and I believe this is where I found the best laksa I have ever had in my life. The serving is huge, I love the texture of the..."
Tintin Francisco
"The portion size is large enough to fill you up. The flavours are nice and mild. The decor is comfortable and its a good place to chat while..."
Salonie Dua
"We saw PappaRich so many time in Melbourne and every time wondered why there’s always queue outside! It took us a long road trip to Canberra this..."
Sikha Biswas
"PapaRich’s signature fried chicken wings are always a hit with us. Their char kuay teow was always on point. Wish they could make it spicier...."
Sebastian A
"Have been there a few times and always got good quality food. Be prepared to wait for a few minutes for lunch as it can be really busy. Over all good..."
"Coming here, it's always busy and full, which is heart warming and reassuring. The wait staff are generally pretty good, they get you what you want..."
"Had a nice time when we went for lunch. They had a cozy ambience, not too lavish but not too simple either.We had a variety of dishes. I..."
"So let's start with the obvious: PappaRixh is a chain restaurant and there are plenty of them right across Australia (and other countries)...."
"The food is really good, the prices are great and the service is really quick, their doorbell system for each table works really well, will..."
Aaron Mangos
"Today you are going to get an extra special treat. We are going to discuss a favourite food haunt and get not one, but two copycat recipes...."
Karen H
"On the ground floor of Canberra centre in Civic, this branch is packed with people at all times. Service is attentive and super efficient. The nasi..."
"Quick fix for Malaysian food craving but sometimes too long of a queue. Quick and efficient services. Flavour combination screams Malaysian loudly...."
Absolute Vy
"We come here for some Malaysian food from time to time. Our favourite dishes hands down are the fried chicken skin and the chicken congee! The..."
Feinschmecker Kerl
"I haven’t been to PappaRich in years, but on a chilly day I stopped by on a whim for lunch. It took a while for me to attract attention to order,..."
Adventures In Winterland
"PappaRich is conveniently located in the Canberra Centre and is good value for yummy Malaysian food and quick service! The satay was delicious and..."
Eat Canberra
"I ordered Ipoh kuay teow soup with steam chicken. They use the chicken breast, doesn't taste as good as chicken leg. The soup is salted but satay..."
"A good place for quick lunch. The chicken here is very tender and nice. I also like the rice with coconut milk here. By the way, try the beverage..."
Shijing Wang
"Still my favorite Malaysian place to eat.I love the fact this place eats like I'm in Malaysia, there's no political correctness at work..."
Baz Juan Pablo Sanchez
"Had Nasi lemak which had only a pinch of sambal. Coconut rice which had no coconut taste. Sambal tasted awful as well. Teh Tarik was yuck...."
James Cheng
"Amazing food... The roti canai is to die for and the curries are perfectly cooked as well. The drinks are to die for and the experience is incomplete..."
"PappaRich is part of a chain of restaurants which offer Malaysian style food.  The one in Canberra is usually very busy at lunch time and has the..."
Clean The Plate
"Great laksa and curry, nice fast service. My regular lunch spot. Try the roti with egg and red onion, it it amazing. My favourite drink is the iced..."
David Heacock
"Delicious food and beverages :). Good service and yummy..."
"Authentic and delicious food - no wonder this place was full everytime we walked past. Beef rendang and roti was so..."
"Good value and lots of enticements on the picture menu. Suitable for a cheap eat and families. Don't go if your looking for great attentive service...."
"Cheap and satisfying. Papa Rich is a great place to visit if you’re looking for something cheap or on the go. It’s not a 5 star experience but..."
"First time eating at PappaRich on my wife's recommendation. The food was authentic and extremely tasty. Service was prompt (perhaps a little too fast..."
"Good so far. I've eaten here twice and have had the combination noodles both times - while that might be boring, I went back for seconds because it's..."
Dani R
"Delicious food, drinks and desserts!. Been there twice, all the dishes I've tried there are really good, including the drinks. The ones I still..."
"Not bad. There's still a long wait for a table, especially if you are going as a group. However, I'd go back again because it's good standard..."
"Yurrmy. The food is great for its price! ahh the bread and roti was so good, and the chicken were tender and soft. I like the service system too,..."
Sara Boonthasin
"Don't expect too much and you won't be disappointed. This is pretty good fare for what it is essentially Malaysian fast food. Satisfies as a no-fuss,..."
"Yummy. This place is all about asian food done authetically,sort of reminds me of sydney china town foodcourts. No wonder most of the customers are..."
"We were visiting Canberra and had dinner with our kids. We loved it! Great price and awesome food. Only had to wait 5 minutes and the staff were very..."
Victoria Park
"Good Malaysian Food but expect a long queue and poor service. This is your typical Asian restaurant when you see a long queue you expect good and..."
"Chicken rice and nasi lemak. The chicken rice and nasi lemak are pretty decent for canberra's standards. Prices are very reasonable as well. Their..."
"Bit of waiting time. They could improve a bit more. Food is great! Worth..."
"The restaurant is actually a Malaysian chain and the interesting ordering system is apparently quite common over in Malaysia. You fill out a pad with..."
"I ordered the dry curry egg noodle with steamed chicken ($12.90). Initially, the waitress had forgotten to provide me with curry sauce and this came..."
"PappaRich , a Malaysian restaurant chain, now has an outlet in Canberra. Yum. I've been there a couple of times now and enjoyed the food. The..."
"Another week and another new restaurant opens in Canberra (or #CBR as we should all now be referring to our city)! PappaRich is actually a big..."
Rachi Perera
"After hearing about complaints that I went to PappaRich without certain people, off we went together to play the ‘line ride’ to eat Malaysian..."
Tales Of A Confectionist
Chairman & Yip Restaurant
91/100 (1384 ratings)
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Hot Pot
"Highly recommend for a special night out. The atmosphere and welcome and attentiveness of the staff reminds you of the best Chinese restaurants in..."
"There is no better place to be in Canberra if you are a foodie and even if you’re not a foodie than The Chairman and Yip! This place knocks your..."
Arijit Das
"If anyone just wants a summary, here it is: modern Asian food, ambiance and service all superb. Price very reasonable. Conclusion: a magnificently..."
Two Sheds
"Really delicious Chinese cuisine, friendly service, great neighbourhood gem with lovely ambience. The beef and scallop hot pot is a favourite dish,..."
"I have been meaning to try the Chairman and Yip for quite some time and it was definitely an enjoyable night. The service was attentive and..."
"Hit and miss for me but overall a decent night. The quality and taste of food was there but definitely at the pricey end. Service was very attentive..."
"I've always been skeptical about fantasising Asian food until I tried The Chairman and Yip. I mean, who would have thought beef and..."
Absolute Vy
"What an awesome restaurant! From even before we walked in, I knew it was going to be great because they rang me that afternoon to confirm my booking...."
Emily Johnson
"First visit to the Chairman and was super impressed. Food was fantastic. The service was good, but felt a little rushed at times. The only downside..."
UnCovered Oz
"The move from Civic seems to have sparked things up a bit -- the menu is similarly inventive -  slow cooked eggplant on sticky rice, duck pancakes..."
"This venue has moved from Civic to the Realm/Burbury Hotel complex in Barton (where Malamay used to be). The service was prompted and professional on..."
"The Chairman and Yip retaurant has been in Canberra for a longer time than many Canberrans have lived here. Prices are a little higher than the..."
Canberra Vegan
"Consistently exceptional, love the duck pancakes and the stuffed mushrooms. Have been here for intimate datez, and with larger groups. Either way,..."
Tales Of Rose
"Amazing Asian fusion. As soon as we walked in, I loved the ambient of the restaurant. Its very cozy and rustic. We ordered tasting menu and being a..."
"My favourite restaurant in..."
"Never disappoints. Been to the chairman quite a bit. Experience was totally consistent with the last dozen or so times I have been there...."
"Best meal in canberra I've had. Faultless service and food. The maître d was fantastic in offering guidance on choosing meals and even offered us a..."
"Amazing meal, exceptional service. Cannot speak highly enough of our experience last night. we had the Christmas feast menu, and each of the many..."
"Early bird dinner - great value and enjoyable!. First visit and enjoyed every second of it love the vibrancy of the modern twist on traditional..."
"Fantastic food and wine. You can't go wrong and I thought the prices were spot on at 210 for 3 ppl for dinner and an excellent bottle of..."
Amy Goff Becker
"Great food, great service. We went with their early bird menu as we had young kids and it was good..."
Steve Parker
"So so asian cuisine and overpriced. This meal was enjoyable but it really wasn't worth the extra money given Sammys is across the road for much..."
"Ohh so tasty. Love the Asian inspired menu. If it's you're first time I strongly suggest the dinner for two, that way you get a taste of all the best..."
"Goog, always Good!!!!. What a wonderful night! The taste of the food was amazing and staff were excellent!! I would go back time and time..."
"Consistently the very best in Canberra!. Without fail, Chairman & Yip is the very best restaurant in town. Fine food, consistently good, clean and..."
"Wow! This place is a must. Fantastic wines as well as food and service. I will be..."
Food Lover 101
"Friendly and good food. We phoned on the day and they managed to fit us in, they were very friendly and professional and the food was good. It's..."
"An amazing culinary experience. If your in Canberra it is a must dine..."
Jewels Hackett
"Visited Canberra and this restaurant was..."
Acacia Cherry
"Fantastic. easily one of the best restaurant a in..."
"This place is ah-mazing, gorgeous looking and with good service. The a la carte menu is pricy but the trick is to go for the early bird special..."
Annie Belle
"Reliably excellent. Yes, it's expensive. Yes, there are now others offering a similar style of food. But somehow, you just can't beat the..."
"The food is spectacular and the service is great. I would eat here every week if I could afford..."
"Especially good were the duck pancakes and vanilla bean..."
G McFeat
""always delicious" I come to Canberra a couple of times each year and always eat here. Excellent modern Asian at reasonable price for the quality..."
"Enjoy it every time. I've visited the Chairman a number of times over the past couple of years and it has never failed to please. I'm consistently..."
"Chairman and Yip is a must do for anyone serious about eating in Canberra. A very worthwhile restaurant to..."
"Rating: 8/10 – The food type is probably described as Modern Chinese Fusion for Australian’s. The food is quite delicious, food came in on time,..."
Saffron Mezze House
89/100 (454 ratings)
Middle Eastern
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Baba Ghanoush
"I just wanted to thank Marvin and his amazing staff for the amazing job they did with my son’s christening. They were so accomodating to all my..."
Penny Pantelitsa Puroski
"Great service, one gentleman working on the floor as others not available to work. He worked tirelessly to ensure we and everyone else had a great..."
George Bunt
"I've been going there for nine years and it only gets better each time. Marvin and his staff are courteous, professional and always friendly. On top..."
Jack Muldoon
"I've been to Saffron a few times and each time I've loved it! The most recent visit was for my Hens Party and it was fabulous! The food was..."
Keira Jane Barnes
"Wonderful evening! Delicious food. We had the banquet and each portion was cooked to perfection - thank you for a very special..."
Monica Alderman
"Had a fabulous meal with a group of friends and the service was..."
Jeanne Mansbridge
"While staying in Barton we realised that only a short walk through the park was Kingston. What a little gem, sorry Manuka. So many culinary delights..."
Dale Ashman
"Excellent night had a great meal with family and..."
Scott Vincent
"I love this place. Food is superb and so are the staff. Go there every time I visit..."
Angela Eves
"Loved it! Great food friendly good..."
Peta A Lawler
"Called in for a quick Sunday lunch and were most impressed. Will definitely return for..."
Shirley Dryden
Madam Woo
82/100 (811 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
"Great food. Get the laksa and ayam goreng! Customer service is also..."
John Rodríguez
"The service was great, food was great, price was great, deff would go..."
Nicholas Russell
"Delicious food. Very accommodating. Friendly service. Thanks for taking in 9 people without a..."
Sue Antoniolli
"Ate here with the family last night. Quite nice food, nice decor but service a bit hit and miss. We had the green chicken curry (yum!!), beef kung po..."
Melissa Cooper
"This is a nice little place. The service is quite funny but very welcoming. I came for a quick lunch and tried Tom Yum with pork dumplings. It was..."
"Dinner with the girls. We wanted good food, great service and to avoid the Foreshore scene.Madam Woos didn't disappoint. No pressure to order..."
"Good food, good value and quick service. The only negative is the $20 minimum to use a credit..."
Craig Snyder
"This is my favourite local takeaway place when I finish late on a weekday and just can't be bothered cooking. Their specialty - the coconut & line..."
"At first I thought we'd made an error in trusting good reviews when I saw the milk bar decor, thinking the food would be similarly uninspiring &..."
Fiona Fee
"Love this place, mostly for take away. Try the special (line and chilli chicken) - it will change your..."
Annie Belle
"Smiles All Round. Excellent service with a smile- the owners will bend over backwards to accommodate your every need.I've been here with a..."
My Friend Hannah
"Great Takeaway. I've been staying in Canberra for work in Kingston and I've walked past this place nearly every night that I've been here and not..."
Devil's Advocate
"Great lunch spesh'. Tender as beef rendang with excellent flavour. A real winner in..."
Dene Neilsen
83/100 (329 ratings)
Quick Bites
Fast Food
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"It's a burger chain, but very nice about it.  I had a "bird n brie" burger and it was so nice!  Very filling, I didn't need any chips on the..."
"Yummy and healthy burgers Love their options of fires and dips The ice tea I had was pretty bad didn’t taste of anything Other than..."
Nikhita Kotru
"•• Canberra Burger on the plate ••I absolutely LOVED it & MY tummy LOVED it.Highly Recommended! Must Visit.Well Done & Thank..."
"I love grill'd and their gluten free buns (2 options!). This grill'd has never stuffed up my order or made it wrong or been anything less than..."
Lauren Jennifer Callahan
"Usual Grill'd experience. Really good burgers. I had a chicken burger and it was tasty as usual. Well cooked chicken, soft and flavoursome bun. Crisp..."
Hanah Penrose
"This chain needs to come to India, just for their amazing burgers. We had the mushroom burger and was so filling, yummy and satisfying. And..."
Padmagiri .G.C
"Arrived for lunch, ordered sliders, was very satisfied, slithly less food than I expected for $15, 3 quiet small burgers, but the quality was very..."
Aaron Mangos
"It’s not always easy to make a chain eatery work well for a group meal because tables as often smaller and fixed position and it’s often busy...."
Michele Walton
"It’s not always easy to make a chain eatery work well for a group meal because tables as often smaller and fixed position and it’s often busy...."
Michele Walton
"Just like the Belconnen branch, Grill'd Civic staff are ultra friendly and make fresh, messy, highly delicious burgers. If you haven't been yet, do-..."
"I like the burger here as they are made freshly. You can taste the good quality of meat and bread from it. The chips are also very nice. Try the..."
Shijing Wang
"I came here to meet a friend from Melbourne whom I haven't seen in ages. It was a bit crowded during lunch time and we were lucky to find a spot...."
"Great place to grab a burger and feel good about it - we were spending the day in canberra sightseeing and stopped in to refuel on some awesome..."
"We decided to try out Grill'd recently, knowing that they have a menu which caters to vegans. All of their chips are vegan and they have three types..."
Canberra Vegan
"Dropped in here for a light and quick lunch. While most of the burgers and meals are fairly large they do have a selection of four different sliders...."
Sir And Mlady Dine Out
Local Press Cafe
78/100 (1045 ratings)
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Juice & Smoothies
"Nice ambience n decor, big portion, tasty food and friendly staff..."
"Came from Melbourne to here for a day trip and found this place from Zomato. I have to say everything is perfect, the stuffs are very friendly and..."
"Anyone else feel like country music is slowly squeezing into today’s music scene? I’m pretty happy about it as I’m a big country music fan. Had..."
Jesse (The Ghost)
"Nice, cheerful place/space; good LARGE coffees; Cornish Pan was tasty, as was generous Bacon & Egg Piadina. May have to return before we head back to..."
Tess KittyCat Tickle
"Food and drinks are great, but service was hit and miss even when it wasn’t looking that busy. I called twice for a waiter and took them 20mins..."
Belinda Li
"One of the best cafes that I have ever been to. They initially missed our order (some problems with the ordering system) but the way that they have..."
"The best brunch I’ve had in Australia. The view from this cafe is breathtaking and the food is so amazing. Definitely one of the best in Canberra..."
Tushar Pasrija
"Love this place- especially the gluten free waffles.  My only criticism is that it can be hard to get seated given it's popularity.  Small price to..."
Julie Burnett
"Very healthy and delicious food. Only things is it’s always packed (good for business) and it can take sometime for you to get your food. We were..."
"Very good location right on the water and at the end of the wharf.Chicken salad - this was great!Lamb salad was pretty good. Very fresh,..."
"I came here with family for breakfast on a Friday. Service was friendly, accommodating and prompt. I had the mushrooms on toast, which was delicious!..."
"One of true gems in Canberra. The must visit place! I don’t know where to start? Menu, interior, location, view, staff, food , coffee, just..."
Cosmo Lynx
"One of my favourite brunch places in Canberra! Haven’t had a dish that didn’t taste good yet. This time I tried the LP breakfast with..."
JT Lee
"Amazing super fresh and tasty food. We had the LP and green breakfasts. They were both huge! Far too much to finish. Half the volume would have been..."
"I definitely love the decorations of this place, so chic and fun! Would be nice to hang out with loved ones here or just sit and have a nice coffee..."
"Such a popular place for brunch! We went there 10am and still need to wait for a table and the waiting line were never stopped. The service was..."
"It was good, I had the minestrone soup of day which was nice and flavourful. A nice bit of chilli was served on the side which was a great..."
"Love the deco of this place! The staff are friendly and the food is healthy. I’m glad they support the motion to “Say no to plastic..."
Peline Tan
"Stopped by here for brunch and the food was amazing! Despite feeling like eating something savoury, I opted for the GF Vegan waffles and they did not..."
Kyla Green
"Went on a rainy day :( but thankfully the place was open ! Tried their berry smoothie which was soo yummy ! Didn’t really enjoy the matcha tea but..."
Nikhita Kotru
"Had a great brunch with my husband. Food is amazing, atmosphere comfortable and food very good. One of the best hams we ever tried. We ordered the..."
Paula Mitchell
"This place is great! Right on the foreshore so very nice views. Busy but not too much so. We had the breakfast tortilla (very good and kept him full..."
Georgia Leech
"I always love visiting some of Canberra's favourite eateries and checking out what they have to offer. We gave Local Press Cafe a shot on a Sunday at..."
"Can't remember the names of the things we ordered but my date's soup was really yummy. I think it had lentil and winter vegetables. Very hearty and..."
"Good food. Bit of a queue. But I guess the quality dictates the queue. Good size portions. A good twist of the breakfast classics! Recommend the..."
"Great cafe in a beautiful location - very busy on a Sunday morning as expected and as most cafes in the area are. Beautifully presented meals - we..."
Christy Ward
"Once in a while, on that special day when everything is perfect, you find that moment in life where everything feels right. That's what I felt eating..."
"Great local cafe, fresh & bright. We stopped here for late lunch on a hot hot day. But you hardly feel the heat inside the cafe. Interesting decor..."
"Nested in the middle of the Kingston Foreshore boardwalk, this local cafe offers a healthy, vibrant vibe to start the day. With lovely views across..."
Kevy K
"Great location, friendly staff and a comfortable establishment inside. Great for cyclist in passing to pull up and grab a coffee on their loop of..."
"It’s good to try, but I think next time I’d go for the Wild Mushrooms sauteed in garlic, thyme and sage oil with pine nuts, almonds, meredith..."
Michele Walton
"Local Press is very hipster, reminds me of being in Melbourne. I have been here a few times and have always enjoyed my breakfast and coffee. The..."
"A neat cafe tucked away in Kingstone. Food presented beautifully accompanied with fantastic service. Seating is limited so get to it quickly! 5%..."
"Great waterfront spot with morning sun. Three delicious breakfasts - poached eggs with avo but the real standout dishes were the pea pancake with..."
"Great find. Located on the wharf on Kingston Foreshore. Great atmosphere, great food and great service made brunch a treat. We had the green pea..."
Tortuguita Comiendo
"Went to the local press for a lazy breakfast /brunch (lunch menu avail from 11am) with a group of mates who were all visiting Canberra. Everything we..."
"It’s good to try, but I think next time I’d go for the Wild Mushrooms sauteed in garlic, thyme and sage oil with pine nuts, almonds, meredith..."
Michele Walton
"I wonder if the management has changed - I don't recognise any of the staff there currently. And the usual staple of the Green Breaky Plate no longer..."
Eat Like Ushi
"Having been here once before, I had my expectations pretty high and today did not disappoint. Service was quick and friendly and the food was to die..."
Rhianna Drinkall
"Local Press is great for breakfasts. We went on a weekday when it was a little quieter, but on weekends it's super busy. Our picks from our most..."
EdibleCities CBR
"I LOVE Local Press Cafe! It is one of my favourite places for breakfast in Canberra and I love bringing family and friends here when they visit from..."
Eat Canberra
"When twohappybellies decide to go on a weekend getaway, we are always searching for highly rated and recommended places to eat our next meal, so..."
"Sssssstonkingly good coffee. If you're after one near the Kingston foreshore/markets, the Local Press won't disappoint. Also tried the slices, which..."
Sarah Kegan
"Delicious whole foods! I had a berry and dragonfruit smoothie with seeds while I read my book. Was delicious and lasted a good while with good views..."
"This popular cafe was worth the short wait we had this morning. Food was interesting and very generous. If you are not too hungry I definitely..."
Rosie Posie
"Had my first brunch here today. Will definitely be going back again. Delicious food with quality fresh ingredients. Lovely drinks and a great..."
UnCovered Oz
"I think this has to be one of my favourite cafes. It is such a shame that it is so far from where I live! My cousin and I were on the hunt for a good..."
Jenny Nguyen
"Service is good and I like the menu but I'd like to see a better range of options (like some porridge etc) and more juices. The meals are good..."
"The green beakky plate was excellent and a really good proportion for breakfast. The lemon and orange juice was a nice change the staple orange..."
Charu Pandey
"Excellent in a word! Picked to go here for a nice breakfast this morning and it is , I would say, the best I have had. Poached eggs on 10 seed bread,..."
Neil The Foodie
"I usually stick to the breakfasty items on the menu at Local Press, but this visit was definitely at lunchtime, so I ventured into the actual lunch..."
Adventures In Winterland
"Nice place to have a breakfast or brunch with family and friends. Very nice dishes and drinks. Great view in the front, good selfie place.But..."
Emily Chen
"Great indoor and outdoor seating options. Food took a while but was delicious when it arrived. Tastes amazing and healthy. More on the pricier side..."
Alexandra Co-Da
"A fantastic menu with so many delicious and tasty healthy options. The coffee is always delightful, and I can't forget the amazing juices! Kinda..."
Sarah Nicole Jesudason
"Having seen Local Press Cafe featured on Sydney Weekender I was keen to give a try, we were not disappointed. The Daal by Dhaval was delicious as was..."
Hedda Waddington
"Local Press along the Kingston Foreshore, must be one of Canberra’s nicest spots for brunch with it’s sunny views of the waterfront and promenade..."
Michele Walton
"What a great concept. Fresh juice, healthy yet interesting meals, and wonderful decor and atmosphere. They've recently launched a new Winter menu but..."
Brian Eats
"Delicious, inventive, fresh, healthful food. High on comfort, low on guilt. Great way to start a Saturday. (Busy on the weekends, but definitely..."
Janine Bennett
"Healthy and delicious. Fantastic, fresh, healthy food and absolutely huge serves! The prices seem a little high, especially when you have to order at..."
"Long wait, great food. We had to wait a little longer than average but it was worth it. The Summer menu lunchtime salads have a great balance of..."
"Terrific!. Great coffee, and excellent food / juices. Love the menu, if you are there for breakfast definitely try the green pea pancake with..."
Liam Styles
"Great Brekky cafe. Happy new find in Kingston quay area!. What a great little cafe! Go there - you'll love it. Good food. Good coffee, friendly..."
Happy Moments
"Good food, decent coffee, pleasant but unorganised service. Had an unnecessary wait of about 30 minutes as the host was overwhelmed with seating a..."
Skye Reeve
"Excellent fresh inventive food, highly recommend visiting this establishment. Fantastic service to..."
"Three of us went Saturday morning.Food brilliant.Coffee was cold but had the makings of good coffee.Staff friendly but not very organised.Still great..."
Andrew Taylor
"Great, but often busy. Visited here a few weeks ago to try the coffee and green juice and loved it. Service was reliable even though it was busy, the..."
"Dropped in for lunch after 2 family members were recently put on quite challenging food restrictions. What a great find. Several choices on the menu..."
"❤️ this local cafe of ours! We're fortunate enough to live close by & frequent this place who successfully serves up great food, ambience & a..."
Angela Tsang
"What a find! We heard from friends about this new spot that has recently opened on the new development on the kingston foreshore. We came in for..."
Michale Darius
"New Favourite. After only a week on the Canberra cafe scene this little gem on the kingston foreshore has made a big impact. Focussing on whole foods..."
"Unique and delicious menu, good coffee and friendly staff. Our food was a little slow to come out but the staff acknowledged the delay and took our..."
"The food is beautifully presented and complements the waterside view (not the best but I'll take it) and general people..."
Eat Like Ushi
"The new summer menu is out with a new addition for brekky – the pancake of wholemeal oats, banana and coconut with fresh seasonal fruits, mint and..."
"I was pretty surprised when I first saw the menu. It was really simple, they only had four choices all of which were quite clean and green. Not that..."
Lily Ouk Eat Food
"Local Press is known for its cold pressed juices so I can’t go past the apple, kale, celery, lemon, cucumber and parsley juice for $7. It comes out..."
In The Taratory
"This morning Bron suggested breakfast at Local Press on the Kingston Foreshore. She was going for a bike ride around there and we could meet at 8 for..."
"If it wasn't obvious, I adore Local Press Cafe already. The healthy and wholefood dominant menu might not be everyone's thing but I'm well and truly..."
Rachi Perera
Les Bistronomes
93/100 (1343 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
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Beef Cheeks
Steak Tartare
Tarte Tatin
Creme Brulee
"Small restaurant in Braddon ACT. We had complementary cocktails on arrival. Wait staff were very helpful with meal and wine choices and very..."
Rudy Van Der Korput
"In Canberra for a short break between Christmas and New Year, saw this place in the Good Food guide and thought we would give it a go. What can I..."
Ed Devlin
"A wonderful lunch time treat with two of my daughters. Delicious, well presented meal and a lovely glass or two of bubbles - great relaxed..."
Virginia Buchanan
"Amazing food & fabulous service!! French onion soup & duck l'orange are to die for!!! And of course you have to finish the evening with a cheese..."
Danielle Robinson
"Great food, warm and helpful staff. It's our go to spot for special occaision lunch - it's all wonderful but the sharing dishes are particularly..."
Bob Holbert
"An awesome dining experience that makes you feel like you really are in Paris. Snails, oysters, Beef Wellington and Duck L’orange are the best! And..."
Mirko Milic
"The food was fabulous and the staff were fabulous! Highly..."
Angela Higgins
"Outstanding French restaurant with excellent food, wine and service. In my view consistently the best restaurant in..."
Barbara Norman
"Consistently good above average French Bistro food. Great service. The best Crème Brulée in the..."
Ken Jordan
"Great food. Better service. Phenomenal lamb. Get involved and get down. I recommend sitting..."
Damian de Alwis
"Great service, great food! We ordered the duck liver an our entree, it was kind of hilarious that we though the liver is so good and we intended to..."
Scarlett He
"This is my favourite restaurant in Canberra. Delicious, comfort food that hits the spot every time. Attentive service! You know you've found a gem..."
Cheryl Chew
"Fabulous little restaurant with very attentive service and a great atmosphere. The Duck a l'orange is superb and créme brûlée is the perfect way..."
Piotr Gajewski
"What can I say? Food and service was great. Wasn’t crazy about the squid dish but the rest was superb. Will have to..."
Dean Salonga
"We came here for lunch nearly a year ago and so it's interesting that I'm only now writing a review. I'm motivated by the fact that, every time we go..."
"Visiting Canberra for one night, we were looking forward to a great French dinner and we weren’t disappointed!At first we couldn’t find..."
"Les Bistronomes serves high-quality French food at reasonable prices. They have won multiple awards and always deliver great service and incredible..."
Eat Canberra
"Great food, exceptional service.The sauces were really amazing.Huge range of great wines and delicious Desserts.we will definitely be..."
Petros Angeli
"Not bad for Canberra. Les Bistronomes produces some quite good food with a strong French influence.The wine list is also good and the coice of a..."
"Was recommended to try this place, apparently it's well known for good "French". I was definitely very pleased with my dinner here. Entree was great,..."
"Les Bistronomes is a chic French bistro that had a bit of je nais se quoi about it. The food is classically French with a new age twist. The dining..."
Ashanie Mekhala Perera
"We had a fabulous dinner here. All three courses were wonderful. We had snails for entree tender and without the usual overpowering garlic. The slow..."
Andrew Johnson
"I’ve heard much about the French dishes at Les Bistronomies, so it was great to finally get there. The decor is lovely, relaxed yet elegant and..."
Michele Walton
"I’ve heard much about the French dishes at Les Bistronomies, so it was great to finally get there. The decor is lovely, relaxed yet elegant and..."
Michele Walton
"Fantastic Italian restaurant. Great flavours and service by the staff. Had the gnocchi as the main and it was a colourful dish. Tasted great as well...."
"Was a pleasure dining here each and every time in company of my French friend who aided in the ordering! Most times we opted for seasonal..."
"A very good French restaurant in Canberra. The main dishes are good! I love the steak and fish here. Moreover,the dessert here is..."
Shijing Wang
"On the recommendation of a friend we dropped in for lunch and what a pleasant surprise. The food is traditional French but with a modern twist. All..."
"Having young children making our romantic dinner difficult since their birth and our way to reward ourselves without needing for baby sitter is..."
"Superb and well-priced authentic French cuisine. A big thank you to our waiters for your excellent service, we truly enjoyed our degustation lunch..."
Louisa Tang
"Great authentic French cuisine and service. Food is delicate and well thought out. Explosion of flavours and complements each other perfectly...."
"We went here for a special birthday dinner and it did not disappoint. Delicious french tucker. The duck cooked in ash was a great and scrumptious..."
Audacity Of Hope
"I recently made my third visit to Les Bistronomes, and this time it was for lunch. Having been blown away by two previous visits, and the exceptional..."
Maggie H
"Delicious food and points for trying. Had a lovely meal here recently. Food is full of flavour and they were very accommodating of the coeliac in our..."
"Fantastic modern French fare! Situated between a car yard and a Thai Massage shop but the food is as good as any in Sydney and..."
Krazy Kong
"Best Bites in Braddon! Treat Yourself.. Me and my friend were very excited to try Les Bistronomes last night and we were not disappointed! After..."
Donna Coulton
"Duck a L'Orange. Wow! the duck was..."
Facebook User
"New favourite dessert. Went to Les Bistronomes with a large group of friends on a Wednesday night. Service was good and very friendly. The French..."
"So the other night we decided to spoil ourselves by fancying-it-up with some French cuisine. I’ve dined at many ‘french-inspired’ restaurants..."
"New French restaurant Les Bistronomes has opened up where Delissio's used to be in Braddon. Head Chef Clement Chauvin started out working in..."
"Well that was our meal for the night. I must say, we really should be a little less sceptical about French food, this was overall a really tasty..."
Lily Ouk Eat Food
"I’ve heard good things about the menu and I’m already pretty convinced with my choices until I look more closely at the menu and hear the..."
In The Taratory
"It’s a Friday night after a big week and Bron and I enjoy a meal at Les Bistronomes in Braddon. Les Bistronomes is a relatively new French..."
"While I was away on holidays Les Bistronomes opened in Braddon and I’ve kept a keen eye on the positive reviews that have been pouring in since day..."
Rachi Perera
"You know it wasn’t that long since you’re last visit when all the wait staff recognise you. I knew we should have worn fake moustaches and spoken..."
Tales Of A Confectionist
"Our lovely French waiter told us the cocktail special of the evening ($13), which was a twist on the French favourite, the kir royale, but with..."
Natalie Tierney
Portia's Place
82/100 (508 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Hot Pot
Hong Kong
"Excellent service and yummy food. We had a few types of dumplings and the crispy duck pancakes. The staff were very attentive and quick...."
"Our favourite Chinese restaurant ever.We frequented Portia's Place regularly over the years we lived in Canberra and again now, when we returned..."
"Spare of the minute decision to get takeaway from here and thankful we did. We expected stock standard Chinese takeaway when we ordered chicken chow..."
Sir Tresman Barrington
"Amazing food, amazing service! If you don't know what to order, ask the staff who will recommend dishes that will definitely please. The duck..."
Dayna Scott
"Always time for Portia's!. We love this place! Have been there five or six times in recent months and never disappointed. Most menu items are worth..."
"The staff were really nice. The food was good, best so far that we have had in canberra (and we have eaten a lot of places). The food was slightly..."
"The food & the service is always amazing! I normally order mostly from the Favourites menu & have not had any food that wasn't fantastic. Will miss..."
Yvonne & Steve
"I took my wife & two little girls both under 4 & I would have to say all the staff where great, A must try is the duck pancakes & definitely the..."
Michael Sturgess
"Good Old Favorites. Called in on a Monday night, service was friendly and efficient. We ordered some old favorites of Mongolian beef and chow mein..."
"Best food in Kingston the place is an institution. Good for everyone, kids too. The food is epic, the crispy chicken special will electrify your..."
Andrew Thomson
Lemon Grass Thai Restaurant
81/100 (1126 ratings)
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Pad Thai
"Went here for lunch. I ordered kua gai chicken from their lunch menu. It was tasty but a little salty for me. I also have tom yum soup which was..."
"OK. So so , not terrible but I'd like to try and other Thai joints and won't be racing back here ...only tried a simple noodle..."
"Still the best Thai in Canberra. As true as it was 10 years ago, Lemongrass is still the most authentic, best value and most atmospheric Thai..."
Erin Leggat
"Tasty Thai. I was in Canberra on Monday night for a meeting. Luckily one of my bestie's has recently moved there, so instead of my usual dinner in..."
Melisa Lewins
"Very Tasty. Very good Thai. Fresh tastes. Great green curry. Awesome friendly service. if you need a Thai hit then i would suggest this..."
"Best massaman curry in Canberra.. Plus you can't go wrong with free delivery over..."
Mmm Food
"The food at the Woden lemongrass Thai is better but the civic store still has a good atmosphere and friendly..."
Mel Rose
"Fantastic. Visited Canberra last year for a holiday with my husband, and lobbed into this restaurant, without a booking, and had an absolutely..."
"Food is delicious, service is usually polite and prompt. One of my favorite..."
Nicky Rowlands
"This is a great spot - good service (even though they are always busy!) and great food, and very reasonably priced. They are very helpful with large..."
Annie Belle
"Firm favourite with MrsPatel and vegan friend. Well, last time I visited (former prime-minister) Krudd showed up and seemed to have an enjoyable..."
"Went at 7:30 on a Wednesday night, very busy, but that didn't slow things down. Great atmosphere and quick friendly service. We tried a few specials,..."
Ben Dito
Dickson Asian Noodle House
81/100 (1540 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Pad Thai
"Never had a bad meal here. Food is always fresh and very..."
Mary Master
"This is without a doubt the best laksa in Australia.Since moving to Sydney I haven’t been able to enjoy laksa the same way.When..."
Rusty Leon
"Large tasty servings (we had a Lao minced chicken dish and chicken cashew stir fry - am on a no red meat/seafood diet). It was almost too much for us..."
John Fisher
"Came here on a busy Friday night and was lucky enough to score the last table. I heard that their laksa were the go to so I ordered one of those as..."
"Came for dinner today and enjoyed very fast service, both FOH and BOH staff worked extremely efficiently, servers were attentive and quick, got meals..."
Kirsty Kwan
"Came here based on the recommendations about the laksa and quite enjoyed it. A little on the sweeter side (at least to our taste) but had a nice..."
Lachlan Hoyle
"Was very excited to try this place however do think it may be slightly overrated. I will be back and would recommend the stirfrys (hokkien..."
Anastasia B
"the chicken pad thai here is really great! give it a try if u come here. but the way they describing chinese people is really rude for me. im just a..."
Joselyn Erlina
"Dickson Asian Noodle House is a must eat at institution if you want incredibly tasty, affordable and traditional Asian dishes. The lack of credit..."
Spooning Australia
"This place is reknown for its laksa, in my opinion, the best in Canberra. Rich and flavoursome, plenty of delicious fillings. If it was a little..."
"Love the jumbo laksa here. So much meat (duck squid etc) and the soup is pretty good too but not spicy enough for my taste. Definitely one of the..."
"I'd say this is one of the closest laksas that I've had in Canberra that reminds me of the ones from Singapore. Not the usual laksas found in..."
"If it's quality table service you're looking for, then the Dickson Asian Noodle House is not for you. But, if you want a good laksa, this is a place..."
"The noodle is good, fast served, too much MSG. Downside is cash only! 😂 I like the laksa noodle. It is always crowded during lunch and dinner..."
Ranee Wang
"The laksa is fantastic - just enough spice, the soup is nice and hot, plenty of noodles and ingredients. My friend had the pad thai and found it..."
"Amazing laksas and pad Thais! Also try the Penang prawns...delish!Be prepared to get in and out quick though..and book a table if you're with a..."
"Best duck laksa in Canberra... Title says it all..."
"Best Laksa. Absolutely delicious Duck Laksa. One of the best I have had. Ask for some coconut juice to wash it down. Very fast service. You do get..."
"Absolutely delicious, you can't go wrong with the Laska. It's fresh, so tasty and filling. There is nothing like this warm dish on a cold miserable..."
Magdalene Nicholls
"Great laksa. You must try the duck laksa.Unbelievable value for money and just a great..."
Sam Alexis
"Best of the Best. Cannot go past this restaurent.... UNREAL both food and value for $$$$$. We just moved to the ACT and it will be our once a week..."
"This place is often referred to as the 'Laksa House' as it has the best Laksa in..."
Johnnie Heaslip
"Best laksa in town. For those unfamiliar to Canberra's one-street-Chinatown, this little restaurant is an institution. While the service is so-so..."
"We love this little eatery, always pop in whenever we come Canberra. As other reviewers said, one of the best laksa here, one bowl of jumbo laksa is..."
Terumi Asano
"The noodle specialist! Everything I have tried here has been amazing! Quick service too! If you are after a laksa I'd definetely recommend this..."
Jessica Vonhearst
"Best Laksa!. Sit, order, eat, pay and leave..."
Lena Fenner
"Laksa!. Nothing more needs to be said. Service is no-nonsense, but you don't come here to have your butt..."
Anna Banana
"Yummy Foods. Most of the food are yummy, but don't count on the service. They're not exactly the most friendly people in..."
"We loved this place! Food was excellent and service suburb! All reasonably priced as..."
Rebecca Clancy
"Pretty good. My partner and I ate here recently. We recently moved from Adelaide, where there is a huge range of Asian restaurants. So far, all..."
"We were thoroughly looking forward To dining here after reading the raving reviews about the place and we definitely did not come disappointed. The..."
"Great laksa. The laksa is definitely the star here. I've had better laksas in Sydney, but this is by far the best in..."
"The Dickson Asian Noodle House serves the best laksa I have ever eaten. You definitely need to book a table if you're heading there at a peak time,..."
"The Green Curry Chicken is so good. Overheard some guests talking about how much better the laksa's are vs the GCC. Laksa is great but GCC is top..."
Pat Birgan
"Can't beat the duck laksa here and the bustling atmosphere makes for a laid-back night out. Service can occasionally be inattentive but food makes..."
Steve Barker
"Laksa Heaven. As per most of the reviews, go for the Laksa. A healthy choice it may not be, but I do not think you will get another chance to have..."
"I have travelled the world looking for a good laksa but always come back to the noodle house, have been going there for years. The laksa here is..."
"Love the Laksa. We get takeaway from here at least once a month and I almost always order the Chicken Laksa. It's delicious, filling, fresh and..."
"Firm Hokkien noodles stir fried in dark soya with beef, nice big prawns, squid and Chinese vegetables. It is impossible to beat this dish for simple,..."
"Good, cheap, tasty Asian dishes. I love that they serve half-sized laksa..."
The Canberra Eater
"After returning from a lovely weekend getaway in the Blue Mountains, the SO and I weren’t particularly interested in cooking so we went and met a..."
"The place is not what it seems. Don’t expect to find amusement or entertainment from a heavy hearted collection of memoirs from the Australian..."
"Being billed as having the best laksa in the ACT puts some pressure on a place - so I was curious to see if the hype was true. It was. The stuff here..."
Sir And Mlady Dine Out
Tu Do Vietnamese Restaurant
73/100 (590 ratings)
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Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Vegetarian Friendly
"Food is delicious, staffs are friendly, restaurant is in a good area with many parking slots. Ngon, thân thiệt, và nhà hàng ở vị trí..."
Thuan Nguyen
"Nhà hàng của Vũ Hùng Sơn ỏ Australia..."
Hoang Nguyen Huan
"Small, busy & tasty.Just what I needed, with fast no fuss service our food arrived promptly and it was delicious. I had a pho which was the best..."
Me And My Belly
"I only managed to try the popular Vietnamese restaurant, Tu Do, in O’Connor very recently to the chagrin of my foodie friends. Located at the..."
"Tu Do is Canberra's oldest Vietnamese restaurant and may well be the best. It's a small BYO shopfront in the O'Connor shops in Canberra's inner..."
Andrew W
"We only come here for Pho as we tried other dishes, but were not impressed, with the exception of the pan fried chicken wings, which are crispy and..."
Feinschmecker Kerl
"Had lunch here today with my family for the first time and fair to say WOW the pho was amazing, the broth mixed with the tender beef was just..."
"Tu Do is a little O'Connor delight. The food is always fresh and flavoursome and priced reasonably. The Pho is light and refreshing and I find them..."
"Absolutely brilliant pho! I had the rare beef, my sister had the chicken. Light, delicious and hearty all at the same time. We'll be back with..."
Jacquie Reid
"Great Vietnamese restaurant. Amazing food, great service and friendly staff!A must if you enjoy great Vietnamese..."
"Perfect Vietnamese. You can't go wrong with this Canberra institution. Whether you want a steaming bowl of Pho, some peanut beef or, as we discovered..."
"BEST IN CBR ! The only place to go for Pho. Have spent a lot of time in vietnam and this is the best Vietnamese food in CBR. Simple dining and great..."
Fliss N Yoshi
"Real vietnamese. Proper Vietnamese food, not the Pan Asian style you find elswhere in CBR. rasonable pricing..."
"The rare beef pho here is by far the best pho I have eaten in Australia. The dish is simple, tasty and filling. The atmosphere is warm and cosy, the..."
Magdalene Nicholls
"Ordered the Satay lamb and lemon chicken. The satay lamb was amazing-never had better. Unfortunately the lemon chicken wasn't boneless and the meat..."
"Wonderful pho. Will be back again... and..."
Alan W
"Great Food. The food was fresh, fast, tasty and cheap. Staff were..."
Sandgropers In Canberra
"Casual. Went on a Wednesday evening with a booking. The place was quite full, and had a pretty casual atmosphere. Service was fast and prompt. The..."
"Arguably the best vietnamese restaurant in Canberra. We took our friends from Vietnam there and they said it was very authentic. Quite small, so book..."
"In the quiet shopping complex of O’conner, Tu Do looks like a very interesting place to eat from the outside. The atmosphere inside is very..."
"I spent a Friday in Sydney for work a few weeks ago and when I arrived back in Canberra after a 12 hour return trip, I was tired and craving comfort..."
Natalie Tierney
Blu Ginger
86/100 (1880 ratings)
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Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Vegan Options
"I have been to BluGinger in Canberra many times and I can say that it is The best Indian restaurant in Canberra.They can never go wrong!!!!!!Multani..."
Saikrishna Annamaneni
"Liturally the BEST Indian restaurant in Canberra! The food is always amazing, the service is always slow however the food is worth the wait and..."
Kelsey Walsh
"Thank you Blue ginger for your best service on our special day! Everyone loved your foods!! Best food in the town..."
Rani Krestensen
"Excellent food, great range on the menu, lovely staff. Will definitely return on our next Canberra..."
Kristie Boaler
"EDIT: the owner of Blu Ginger reached out to me after reading my below review and asked me to come in for a conversation. He encouraged me to stay..."
Taghreed Daftar
"Indian food at its best. ESHA took amazing care of us. It is always obvious when Indian restaurants are authentic and this was. Thank you, it was..."
Howard Spittle
"After being invited back to Blu Ginger by Mr Reddy, we experienced great food and service. This has been one of our favourite Indian restaurants in..."
Joey Jo
"Great food and the staff were very friendly. Had the mutter paneer with some cheese naan and it was..."
Matt Bowd
"Amazing staff and service, very accommodating. Authentic food and atmosphere- would recommend to..."
Dominica Condon
Red Chilli Sichuan
70/100 (520 ratings)
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Hot Pot
"Pleasantly surprised. The century egg dish was my favourite, the chilli sauce paired excellently with the creamy egg. The beef hot pot was yum also..."
Kate La
Yue Wang
"You know it is the best restaurant in Canberra. The spicy pot is a good choice if you can eat spicy food. Stir fried beef slices with sweet and sour..."
Teng Tu
"I was craving dry mala and this satisfied my craving. I ordered medium spicy level and it wasn’t really that spicy. If you really can take spicy..."
"An excellent Chinese restaurant. Food was extremely flavourful and portion sizes were generous. Only criticism was it took some time for my..."
Nathan Webb
"Nice place! The food were really good and we all enjoyed the seafoods. The services as nice as well. Definitely recommended to go for a..."
Edmund Xia
"try some special food from this shop, they r all amazingly tasty, the roasted duck is one of my favourite, n also they cooked the seafood like..."
"Everything was flavourful , good customer service, quick and efficient. Highly recommend Boiled Choysum with wheat and stir fried green..."
Kevin Sheng
"I eat the dinner special here 3-4 times a month - my go to dish is the ma po tofu. Occasionally I'll get their famous hotpot beef and hot pot fish...."
Nick Huang
"Food was amazing. Had the hot pot fish and fried rice and they were delicious and nicely presented. The waiters were professional and their service..."
"As a Sichuan food-lover, I finally found the place which best suits my stomach.  No word could express my feelings when I tasted the dishes. Every..."
Jenny Chen
"we tried the dry hot pot. it was very spicy but with the coke, it was very very apetizing! We also had the dumplings with sichuan chilli sauce and it..."
"cheap!very cheap!so yummy!i travelling this city,my parent want eat hotpot fish,find this restaurant,order 6 dishes only..."
Joyce Li Gao
"Had the lemon chicken which is very crunch on the surface and juicy in the middle. Lovely presented and served. The dry chilli chicken is very good..."
Emily Chan
"Dry hot pot is so goood!!!! Fish ball with crab toe is my favorite and the pickled chili fish is awesome as well! Friendly staff and good..."
"its very good sichuan restaurant in the town, every time went there are busy😊😊😊the service here is very good, everyone make me feel..."
Ally Lin
"very traditional Si Chuan restaurant, my favorite dish is deep-fried chicken cubes with dry chilli, stir-fried celtuce. reasonable price and good..."
"i visited my friend last week and this is a best shop i had dinner in in Canberra. The spicy mixed pot is very good with lots of selections. wish to..."
Songqi Yang
"I like to eat spicy food, and I think it is a good place for me. I think the hot pot beef is very delicious. Meanwhile, I think this restaurant need..."
Shuman Jiang
"i really love it,We ordered pickled beef tendon with millet pepper, fish fillet hot pot, stir fried asparagus lettuce with sliced pork and stone..."
"I love Redchillis and I have read some of the bad reviews and it is hard to belive given that I have visited this restaurant on more than 4 ocassions..."
Zhu Nick
"a Nice meal in RED CHILLI RESTAURANT 🌝🌝🌝🌝The price is affordable Usually costs $30 for per person RECOMANDED:HOT POT..."
Yinglei Xu
"This was an excellent meal in a what has been a wonderful gastronomic tour of Canberra. A busy, bustling restaurant with modern classic Chinese..."
Kan Do
"It is really a good place to eat Chinese food, really delicious; the environment just like a traditional Chinese thing is that..."
Alex Wang
"Props to the service, and the BIG smiles brought along. The food speaks for itself, so if you haven't had a bite of REAL Chinese food, this is the..."
Gregg Chaw
"Good food and service. Tea smoked duck is so nice although it is not boneless. Tea smoked duck seems like one of the chief's sepecial dishes in..."
"The foods was amazing here, we ordered Ma Po Toufu, special fish and asparagus lettuce, all dishes were so good! Have to try, best..."
"Was quite a nice place and still has the Sichuan flavor to it. Great place to eat, especially dinner! Overall this place is must try and customer..."
Sam Zhang
"Really a nice restaurant for enjoying chinese cuisine. The food there is delicious and spicy and is definitely the authentic sichuan style cuisine.I..."
"The food's gorgeous and so hot ! We ordered kongpao chicken and it's sweet and spicy, definitely recommend this restaurant to my friends and the..."
"非常棒!good. ..."
"Great place to go if you like Chinese food, especially spicy food! Really fast service and fast response to your request! Always packed with people,..."
Dongxu Li
"Delicious! If u like hot and spicy, good try. Kung Pao Chicken is my favorite.  Spring rolls is crispy and sour and sweet sauce has a little..."
Lucas 杨
"Tried on the 2nd of Feb 2017. didn't know they have a Canberra shop before. opposite to the melbourne building. I've tried their other shops in..."
"If you love or want to try some traditional Chinese dishes, it should be the best choice in Canberra. I really love the Chef's Special Fish with dry..."
Rechard Smith
"Had a really great supper here with my friends!  You know when Chinese new year comes,  we Chinese students studying in Australia always..."
Yingying Shu
"Tried this out with friends last week. It was so GOOD - the food and the services!!!  Would definitely come back. Spicy chicken dices with dried..."
"very good restaurant,especially for its hot pot,love it. To be honest,i am very into the hot pot fish and the wonton with chilli ,really..."
"good service,food was amazing!!! ..."
"Make reservation before you go this restaurant if you don't like waiting a long time when you hungry ! It's very popular! Very nice people and very..."
"It’s always packed with people who look like they know what they’re choosing and it’s got great energy. Feels like you could really be in..."
Michele Walton
"Always busy and fast service. A great range of dishes to choose. The Chef special fillet and deep fried chicken was awesome. A nice staff recommend..."
"It’s always packed with people who look like they know what they’re choosing and it’s got great energy. Feels like you could really be in..."
Michele Walton
"A very popular place for spicy Sichuan food and hot pot. The flavour is good but not as good as before. The speed of service is very fast. ..."
Shijing Wang
"Really not a fan of chilli but after reluctantly followed friends to lunch. Now I am converted. Chilli flavours were subtle not unmanageable. Well..."
"Spicy and delicious. Been here heaps of times. The chicken in chilli (the whole plate of dried fried chillies) is just unreal. Popcorn chicken in a..."
Dani R
"A wonderful experience! We had the hot chilli wontons and the fish Sichuan hot pot with a bottle of house Riesling. Everything was delicious. The hot..."
"Food was great but most of the staff can't understand English & the female staff need to act like they want to be there,Oh the funniest thing..."
Michael Sturgess
"I loved it! The decor was amazingly beautiful, the staff where lovely and the food was so tasty! Amazing flavours i'd recommend giving it a..."
Jessica Vonhearst
"I enjoyed my meal yesterday, was pretty tasty and spicy! Waiter and waitresses are polite and prompt.Food came out very quick..."
Jenifer Lopez
"Not bad. It was a busyy day for the restaurant as it was mooncake festival. We came with a group of 10. They were really busy and gave us a small..."
Jo W
Happy's Chinese Restaurant
81/100 (996 ratings)
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Gluten Free Options
Hong Kong
"We ordered deep fried chicken. Satay chicken. Chicken chow mein. Salt and pepper squid. Fillet steak in chinese sauce. Curry chicken and a few extra..."
Allison Laidlaw
"I have been going to Happy's for many, many years. First time was in the early 80's. I have never had a meal that I didn't like, the service is..."
Phoebe Sara
"Exellent food, good mix of different dishes. Friendly staff and short wait for meals. We always have a good time at..."
Jarad Brown
"Great place! Awesome food! Amazing staff! Highly..."
Fiona Lampard
"This place is the best dining out Chinese you will ever get! Definitely one place to visit when in the..."
Daws N Barb
"No complaints at all, staff were awesome and chilled out, food was excellent and fast. Definately going again..."
Tim Sheppard
"Gavin and the team make it very welcoming for new and old customers, having been there many times I feel more like family than a customer. Highly..."
Nick Livingstone
"Sensational food with great prices banana chicken..."
Colin Kerr
"Claims to be oldest Chinese eatery in Civic. It maintains a consistent quality. At least 50% of the customers are native Chinese..."
Terence John Quinn
"Lovely staff, great service, quick at getting meals out & tasted awesome. Definitely going back next time we are in..."
Catherine Tellefsen-Fraei
"I love this restaurant. Delicious food and beautiful people. Highly..."
Katherine Goode
"Seriously love this place! Great services, great food and a very cute and quirky..."
Ellen O'Neill
"Beautiful meal and beautiful views. Friendly..."
Priscilla Maureen Reeve
"Love the food here, the banquet is enough to feed an army! The pick is the sliced fried pork in plum sauce, it's a family..."
Sam Livingstone
"Very nice restaurant in the heart of Canberra mine host and staff wonderful. Excellent food great range of food on menu Bring your own or have at..."
Glenn Harbeck
"I’m always looking for good asian food and this place totally satisfy my taste buds. I always order noodles here cause I love their noodles. But..."
"Warning, you need to make your way down around two flights of stairs to get to this basement restaurant. Inside is a very dim lit but quaint gem...."
"Finally got around to going to Happy's Chinese restaurant. The entrance is not inviting, and the restaurant is situated in the basement. Once you get..."
"We came, we saw and I conquered a beautiful banquet. I really enjoyed our meal here and it is very good for what it is, which is a simple family..."
Steve Brimblecombe
"Yuuuum! I highly recommend the sizzling duck with plum sauce. We ordered a couple of other dishes that were good too. The very busy restaurant..."
"We have been regulars at Happy's for almost 10 years. It's a great spot -- cheap, cheerful and the food is fantastic. One of Canberra's oldest..."
"This was a terrific little Chinese restaurant hidden within Canberra's 'underground' CBD.  We were 2 families with young children on a Monday night..."
Roger Rocket
"Salt, pepper and Tsingtao at Happy's Restaurant, a Canberra eating institution feeding our nation's leaders since 1962. Happy's Restaurant is in..."
Mr Shawn & Miss Chicken
"‘J’ and I have just moved into Inner North very close to Civic and we have eagerly begun to explore the many restaurants in our new realm...."
"I love happy's so much. It is a sad week where I am not there. The food is great, fast, generously portioned and FANTASTIC. The staff are all very..."
Andrew Wright
"Good food at decent prices. Happy's has pretty good Chinese food, good portion sizes and at a reasonable price. I had a birthday dinner here and..."
"Fair and economical. MrsPatel has never had bad food at this restaurant. The ambience is (unsurprisingly) diminished by it's cramped underground..."
"Happys has been down stairs probably longer than Canberra has been upstairs. Great 1973 decor. Huge menu, friendly service, reasonable price booze..."
Kevin McDonald
"Popular hidden restaurant. Nice little Cantonese restaurant hidden underneath Garema place, which is fun. A mural wall prevents it from feeling too..."
Kathleen Cobcroft
"Located in the heart of the CBD, Happy's was the very first Chinese restaurant in Canberra and has been operating from the same location for the past..."
"One of the reasons my non-Asian friends like Happy's is the existence of the banquet deals. With banquets ranging from $18 to $28 per head, you can..."