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Coffee Ruckus

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65 Northbourne Ave, Canberra 2601, Australia
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201 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Tried it virtually after it had just opened for the year. Handy to bus terminal and Novotel in Northbourne Avenue. Can sit inside or out. Quality of food is excellent and prices are most reasonable. Service is efficient and personable.

1 Thank Headframe
New Lambton
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598 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Had breakfast here after checking out other venues which charged twice the price for the same food. A few steps away from the Novotel where we were staying. Very friendly, helpful service- moved outside tables for us so all four could sit together. Good quality service and very generous and tasty coffee- the Manhatten bagels were huge. Very relaxed atmosphere... More 

1 Thank Gregory D
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6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely food and great coffee. Morning sunshine was great. Seats were a bit hard. Central location. Six of us had breakfast and all enjoyed our meal.

Thank Karen Yvette C
Johannesburg, South Africa
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food fantastic value and great coffee. A step away from the Novotel and beats their breakfast and lunch hands down on service value and taste!! Highly recommend the Manhatten Bagel.

1 Thank HannelieWright
Frodsham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Happened upon this place by chance as we missed our bus, couldn't be happier that we did. My wife said the coffee was fantastic and her halloumi sandwich was lovely. I had a chicken and avocado sandwich, the bread was particularly nice. We were able to sit outside and take in all that passed us by. Highly recommend.

1 Thank Kyle R
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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166 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Whilst I was in Canberra, Coffee Ruckus were trialling a new flavour - Butterscotch. I had that both days. The coffee was excellent and the service was top notch.

1 Thank Graham L
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

What a great coffee and nice breakfast. Close to bus for Sydney and centre if city...Nice shopping at Canberra centre.

Thank glenn h
Canberra, Australia
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

the BEST coffee in town.Great toasties too!!!...fantastic location near the Jolimont Centre bus station in the city.

1 Thank Leeduf
Sydney, Australia
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201 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Rather than boil the kettle in the hotel room , or use the hotel restaurant, went, just down the street and found this cafe Went there three days in a row twice a day while I was in Canberra, great coffee good service, very friendly and good snacks as well

Thank Andrew M
Sydney, Australia
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1,213 reviews
557 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 572 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Had breakfast in this tiny cafe of just a bench and three or four small tables. It was extremely busy, with the two-man team overwhelmed with orders. This in particular was the case with the barista, who appeared to be prioritising the takeaway coffees ahead of the sit-downs. Consequently, coffee service was very slow. Ordered the muesli and yoghurt which... More 

Thank JElliot32

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Fast food, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Northbourne Ave, Canberra 2601, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61-432-162-718

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