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Aubergine

18 Barker St | Griffith, Canberra 2603, Australia
+61 2 6260 8666
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sweetbreads” (7 reviews)
“smoked eel” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
18 Barker St | Griffith, Canberra 2603, Australia
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1 - 10 of 433 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our second visit to Aubergine, this time for our wedding anniversary. It remains truly outstanding. This atmosphere is simple, functional and elegant without being ostentatious. It is clearly a well thought out use of the space and works well. You don't feel crowded...More

Thank Mark2913
Reviewed 6 days ago

We chose Aubergine for our anniversary dinner. We were glad we did, as we found parking easily(not always so in Canberra). The four-course formula is excellent with the Chef providing one or two and you selecting the others. The freshness, seasonal and local nature of...More

1  Thank Denise095
Reviewed 1 week ago

Super friendly staff, no attitude, they really want to make every patron's experience a pleasure. Nice ambience. Tables are well spaced, the room is carpeted, I didn't notice any background music, a massive plus. The sommelier was unpretentious and really took time to explain the...More

1  Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 16 December 2017

The food is excellent - well thought out, beautifully presented and always perfectly prepared. The food has a French influence, but the chef is creative and does not confine himself regionally. He'll experiment and invariably gets it right. The service is excellent - the staffs...More

1  Thank Mandrigan
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

This is one very special Restaurant if your in Canberra and want something outstandingly unbelievable this is for you well done Team Aubergine and to your amazing Sommeliers Cyril OMG Thank you

Thank Rufus B
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

I wanted to take a dear friend somewhere good for a milestone birthday and Auvergne did not disappoint. From walking up to the door and having it opened from the inside by a smiling staff member to every single delicious mouthful to leaving the same...More

1  Thank Plastic_Biddy
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Rather than describe each course, I would say to just dine here and you won't be disappointed. There was great attention to detail, wonderful flavors and inventive food that wasn't gimmicky. The degustation was also wonderful value and while we didn't go with the wine...More

2  Thank RossY415
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A belated 50th celebration was well worth the wait. Great atmosphere, wait staff knowledgeable and discrete, sommelier was great, and food was perfect. So nice that you don't have to travel to Sydney or Melbourne to get a perfect, extraordinary restaurant experience.

1  Thank Karen W
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This quality restaurant is a standout in the Canberra scene with beautifully crafted food of high quality with smart service and a contemporary atmosphere. The menu choices are well balanced and delicious with fresh ingredients allowed to shine. As good as it was for me,...More

1  Thank Greg S
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Loved it! Everything about it. Wanted to try something new and we were not disappointed. A little pricey so keep in mind, but lovely as a special evening out.

1  Thank Girmez2010
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Angela F
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best to call the restaurant as I am unsure
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Deluxe D
3 March 2015|
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Response from hendrob | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer this directly as I only visited as a couple and we paid by credit card. But I would be doubtful that bill splitting would be the go at this restaurant. There were groups present when I was there but I didn't... More
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Joan B
25 February 2015|
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Response from Robert W | Reviewed this property |
The dress code is relaxed casual. It is considered Canberra's best restaurant so I would avoid shorts and runners. But no need for jacket or tie or long flowing evening wear, unless you want to make a grand entrance for a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 48 - USD 72
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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