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Golden Drum Chinese Restaurant

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Shop 1 14 Childers St | Located on University Avenue Side, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 499 829 019
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had a great time hear staff were very good and friendly. The food was very good and we found out a lot of Chinese eat at this place. We were the only Aussies in the place , but did get looked after. And the owner is so funny and loves a joke.

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Thank Wayne W
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Excellent and authentic food (choose from the spicy menu rather than westernised dishes for the best results)

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Thank visitor296
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I'm not a big fan of Chinese food but as my friend and I walked around the uni we noticed it was crowded with a lot of Chinese customers so thought it was a good place. Ordering took a while. I had asked the waitress for popular dishes but she wasn't very helpful - I don't think she was confident... More 

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Thank Madshus
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Close to Llewellyn Hall and a great place for a pre concert dinner. I have eaten at the Golden Drum many times and love their food. Wonderful variety and delicious.

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Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

If you are vegetarian there are few choices and they are not very good. Also they used so much MSG I had a headache by the end of the meal.

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Thank Cynthia P
Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

After attending a university lecture we were looking for a reasonable meal without going further into Civic. Flower drum is close to the School of Music, the Street Theatre and ANU. Good range of dishes with reasonable prices.

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Thank Warren C
Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

Friendly staff more than willing to adapt meals to provide 'gluten free' options. Choice between spicy and not spicy meals. Very good sauces and we all enjoyed our large servings.

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Thank rossm603
Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Try the smoked pork dish it's incredible! They smoke the pork on the premises. Staff are lovely and always go the extra mile

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Thank wiseadvisenolies
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

This is my favourite Chinese restaurant. I love the steamed fish with chilli on it and the pig;''s trotters. The Manager, Michael offers very good customer service and makes an effort to remember what I have ordered the last time. Overall, always a pleasant dining experience.

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Thank Connieng2903
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

Have been many many times, can't go past the chilli chicken and Beef and sticky rice. We eat there every time we're in town, multiple times! Staff are lovely and food is great and reasonably priced. Can't ask for more than that!

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Thank Patrick B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1 14 Childers St | Located on University Avenue Side, Canberra 2601, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 499 829 019

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