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Caph's Restaurant & Cafe Bar

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Franklin Street, Canberra 2603, Australia
+61 2 6295 9783
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“salad” (8 reviews)
“halloumi” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Franklin Street, Canberra 2603, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I sometimes come here for coffee in late morning as I like the outdoor seating + it is v well set up with excellent heating + awnings. The sun streaming through in afternoons is also pleasant...I sometimes stop for a tea + browse through a...More

Thank NotMolly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Caph's has an attractive menu with many old favourites and a few touches of the exotic. The service good, prompt and friendly. The restaurant has a nice old fashioned ambiance. Their noodles, burgers and Weiner Schnitzel are all good. The Tom Yum soup has nice...More

Thank MaKeWen
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great traditional cafe with good food, good coffee and desserts. Staff never pressure you to leave. It is welcoming, comfortable with a traditional Greek cafe feel and room to have a meeting or a meal for a dozen people..

Thank margaretja2015
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I just had the worst dinner ever at a restaurant I've been going to for over 30 years. I think the parents of this family iconic restaurant have retired and the menu has changed considerably. I ordered the special because my pepper fillet steak is...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is my favourite breakfast - the Caph's Haloumi Special! Service is good and it's nice to sit outside and watch the world go by. Heaters are great in a cold Canberra winter!

Thank Jess D
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Quick service and good customer service. Atmosphere is pleasant. Team is really friendly. Food is average.

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

I ordered veal aschnitzel and it tasted awful so I callled the waiter and explained it was not edible. He made no comment but took it away no didn't return. We assumed I wouldn't be charged for the meal but we were unapologetically charged full...More

Thank CanberraConnie
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Caph's is an institution in Canberra, and has been in the same location for decades. It's menu is eclectic, covering Asian to steaks and fish and chips. This can often be a problem, as the kitchen ends up being master of none. However, when we...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 25 May 2017

we were seated promptly then things went downhill from there. called in for lunch after the movies food was hot and reasonable quantity but had to wait a long time for bland food. coffee was cold and had to request dessert a second time, should...More

Thank cjjay
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

With a slightly updated menu but same wonderful flavours we went back and will be returning again again. Great service and i love that vintage look. So cosy and and we love that the staff are so social. We had the special Atlantic Salmon which...More

Thank bajkat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Franklin Street, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6295 9783
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