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China Plate

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U 5 11 Kennedy St, Canberra 2604, Australia
6260 7555
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Canberra, Australia
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750 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had three birthdays to celebrate and China Plate proved to be an excellent choice. The menu was full of great choices, and the staff were very helpful with some suggestions. We really enjoyed the food. They are also BYO and at $6 a bottle this is very reasonable. The service was efficient and friendly. We had a memorable night... More 

Thank TWal1
Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A charming Asian restaurant with very good food and pleasant and helpful staff. Lovely pepper and salt calamari; great noodles and the highlight was stirfried king prawns with garlic and ginger. I want to go back there!

Thank AnnetteandSammy
Canberra, Australia
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522 reviews
366 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

The service here is always friendly -- and if something isn't up to standard on the day, they will tell you and recommend that you order something else. Prices are reasonable and the staff are lovely. We always make a reservation but you can probably be a walk-in during quieter times. Fresh and flavourful food.

Thank TristanEF
Sydney, Australia
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129 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stumbled on this little restaurant in Kingston one weekend and it was a busy little place. The food was delicious and would recommend it to anyone in the Kingston district. The staff are friendly and the menu is great. Give it a go.

Thank mrsgwilson
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The restaurant looked quite stylish and offered BYO wine so the deal was done. It was a terrific dining experience. The two front of house ladies were pleasant, helpful and very efficient. Our food selections turned out to be great, especially the 'Chatting Pork Buns'. Very happy to recommend China Plate - we'll be going there when next in Canberra

Thank mack_cee
Melbourne, Australia
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125 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Found in a picturesque part of Kingston, Canberra, China Plate is a worthwhile destination for typical and original Asian dishes. Offering a broad menu including appetizers, noodles, curries, main dishes and sides, China Plate is both licensed and BYO. Service is friendly and prompt across the board. Being amongst a party of political junkies, we'd been intrigued by recent federal... More 

Thank KICon
Melbourne, Australia
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103 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Popped into China Plate because the music at the place next door was just too loud. What luck for us. Great food in a cool and restful atmosphere. The service was bright and friendly without being intrusive. We tried the prawn dumplings as well as the spinach and prawn. (both excellent) The whole lemon sole was perfectly cooked as was... More 

Thank GrantEd256
Canberra, Australia
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Always a favourite of mine! The staff are great, super friendly and always happy to help you put together a delicious combination of food! Strongly recommend the basil chicken and vegetarian spring rolls! Yum!!

Thank David M
Brussels, Belgium
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611 reviews
496 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Our food was slow to arrive and was disappointing when it did. Laksa lacked spiciness and flavour and the salt and pepper squid was limp rather than crisp. If you're after Chinese in Kingston, go for the ever-reliable Portia's Place.

Thank higvin
Canberra, Australia
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Went with a family group for dinner on a Friday night. I love my Chinese food but have never tasted dishes as tasty as I had tonight. Not cheap but worth every cent.

Thank Michael A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 5 11 Kennedy St, Canberra 2604, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: 6260 7555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?