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Aubergine

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18 Barker St | Griffith, Canberra 2603, Australia
+61 2 6260 8666
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18:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Canberra, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went to Aubergine for my birthday. As usual quality foods wines and quick service. You won't be disappointed. If I was quibbling, the food could benefit from more textures, and please find some lights for dinner bookings. Once dark you may be digging for your phone flashlight apps. We didn't do the matching wines, but the sommelier was pretty... More 

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Thank Jake M
Yeppoon, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently with friends while visiting Canberra we enjoyed one of the best dining experiences ever. I am a coeliac and without any fuss the chef produced the most incredible flavoursome food I have ever enjoyed. My husband and friends also had the same experience. The waiters who attended to us were excellent in their service and for caring for our... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard a lot about this restaurant and were keen to try it. It is a $95 minimum spend per head for a 4 course meal. We were given 'complimentary' chef taste, followed by an entree of a lovely asparagus and duck egg salad. For the next 3 courses you could select from 3 dishes. We were not sure... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fairly well hidden away in Griffith, Aubergine certainly deserves it's two hats. Delectable combinations of fresh, flavoursome ingredients and perfectly, interestingly matched wines. If you are after amazing flavours that respect the ingredients and a different wine pairing experience that challenges your expectations in a great way, this is the restaurant! Also, great service.

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Thank Vanessa S
Warrandyte, Australia
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118 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you didn't know it, you would perhaps not expect a restaurant of this calibre to be in a shopping strip such as this. It does stand alone though, and is quite Devine especially once you are inside. The food is very special. Modern fine cuisine and we had the matching wines which were superbly partnered to the dishes. I... More 

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Mandurah
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227 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When visiting new places we like to try the local cuisine. This restaurant was just lovely with impeccable service, fantastic food and wonderful wines. The standard four course menu is $90 with matching wines another $50. However it was well worth it. If you enjoy fine dining then don't miss eating here. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank peterjr41Mandurah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

No-one rushes in Aubergine. The service is slow, the food is slow. It's the way dining used to be. Relaxed, considered. Ample time to read the expansive wine list and ponder the menu choices. Time to chat with the sommelier. Time to really appreciate your dining companion/s. I can't recall when I last spent 3+ hours at dinner and certainly... More 

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Thank Lindsay B
Canberra, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Excellent evening meal for my wife's birthday. Service was timely and professional; wine advice knowledgeable and the food was consistently excellent across the four courses - very enjoyable. Subtle combinations of flavours in each course made this the best restaurant meal we have had in a long time.

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Thank Chris B
Sydney, Australia
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82 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Aubergine certainly lives up to its fantastic reputation! While attending a Conference I hosted a group of key clients at the restaurant. The staff were friendly, highly professional and provided great service. There's a wonderful atmosphere in a stylish and warm setting. The food is truly outstanding! We had the 4-course menu which offered good variety and catered to all... More 

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Thank Andrew M
Melbourne
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

A surprise anniversary dinner made this a perfect place to celebrate. Our waitress and sommelier were very knowledgeable about the food on offer and we had some great wine suggestions, both mid and high range. This was a fine dining experience and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening eating some fabulous food with some lovely wines. A special place for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 60 - USD 73
Cuisine
European, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Barker St | Griffith, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6260 8666

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