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59 Boolimba Cres, Canberra 2604, Australia
+61 2 6295 6990
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish pie” (5 reviews)
“scallops” (10 reviews)
“profiteroles” (5 reviews)
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Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
59 Boolimba Cres, Canberra 2604, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an eclectic restaurant that will cater for a diversity of palates. The atmosphere is very cosy. The chef mixes with the diners - many of whom are regulars. The food is of excellent quality.

Thank Mal E
Reviewed 26 July 2017

D'Browes is the answer. One of the most underrated restaurants in Canberra, why this place isn't packed every night is beyond me! Plusses... - You can walk-in without booking most nights - Food is to die for - Fine dining at a cafe price -...More

Thank Perkij1313
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a few incongruities but the quality of the food is top class. The restaurant and white tablecloth laid out tables suggest a 5 star experience. The chef personally comes out to each table to explain the extensive list of elaborate specials, which...More

Thank Roslyn R
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Casual, fun BYO with seriously good food. Trust anything recommended, even Tripe Soup! The Mushroom entree is exceptional - I've had it many times.

Thank MDFL
Reviewed 30 May 2017

White tablecloth but plastic chairs, some people might think it's modern, My back doesn't. If you like kidneys for sure it's the place to go according to my friend who raved about them, unfortunately I don't .. sorry but I thought my diber was average...More

Thank AussieCatalan
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This restaurant was a strange mixture of fine dining (white tablecloths) and casual (plastic chairs). It adds to the evening that the chef greets everyone and asks how things are going during the meal. The servings are very generous, both for entrees and mains. In...More

Thank 632pc
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have been coming to this restaurant for several years, often for special occasions. It is BYO and the owner/chef Damian is wonderful. He is so welcoming and helpful, especially when you are arranging a special function. Nothing is too much trouble. The staff are...More

Thank Robyn H
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Damian, the host & chef invites you to enjoy his delicious French-accented fare. BYO (wine shop a few doors away) plus a good standard menu. Tempting specials. We had white-bait fritters to share, savoury crepes, shell fish pie. On our return visit we had Atlantic...More

Thank DSPAustralia
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

All four of us were delighted with our choices including a good range of vegetarian dishes. My brother loved his tripe soup & cotechino, the spiced chickpea soup was also great. Two had "dead fresh" seafood pies that were extremely generous in size & flavour....More

Thank J I
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Welcomed at the door by a lovely waitress who seated us by the window with a view to the street, we were offered a nice glass of chilled water, which was just what we needed on such a hot evening. Nestling our byo wine into...More

Thank Michelle M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 100
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Boolimba Cres, Canberra 2604, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6295 6990
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