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36 Franklin Street | Manuka, Canberra, Australia
02-6295-0-724
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Opposite the Manuka Cinema

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice food, good service.

Really nice - we had the lunch banquet for two - the three entrees were all delicious. For mains we tried the imperial ribs and the salt and pepper prawns, and both were good. We'll come back for lunch again and choose two different mains next time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
James L
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English first
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Really nice - we had the lunch banquet for two - the three entrees were all delicious. For mains we tried the imperial ribs and the salt and pepper prawns, and both were good. We'll come back for lunch again and choose two different mains next time.

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Perth
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great casual Chinese fusion in trendy Manuka village centre. Something for everyone here but our highlight was the slow cooked pork ribs. Portions very generous. Service was efficient and friendly. Pricing reasonable. Happy to recommend.

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Brisbane
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We dined here while visiting Canberra with our two young children, staying in Forrest. What a great find Bambusa was with plenty of options, great service and delicious, good portioned food. Would highly recommend.

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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Had a banquet here for a work luncheon. Had a variety of dishes and could not fault a single one. LOVE THIS PLACE! Can't wait to come back!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

The food and service was excellent ! We enjoyed the all the recommendations from the kitchen and they didn't disappoint . The lucky wallets were interesting - pork belly in a dim sum the mains of stuffed eggplant and fluffy duck were full of flavour and excellent presentation.

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Greater Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favourite Chinese restaurants anywhere in Canberra. Like most it has the australianised sweet dishes, but I can't go past the first page of chef recommendations which offers traditional hot pots (the yu xian eggplant is my favourite), really fresh seafood like the whole steamed coral trout, and a few really interesting dishes contributed by the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Went here with friends from Sydney and they thoroughly enjoyed the food. Started with two old favourites the Stuffed Eggplant with Teriyaki sauce and Char Kway Teow, both still very good. We ordered two dishes that we hadn't tried before but will definitely be ordering them again. The deep fried chilli and garlic prawns and the Waygu beef rolls, both... More 

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Singleton, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

A lovely Asian restaurant with an extensive menu of standard fare. The staff were attentive and the food was beautiful, fresh and good sized portions. The service was quick and the prices reasonable. We were so impressed we went twice and were not disappointed. As good an Asian restaurant you will find in Canberra.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We were just visiting Canberra and wanted somewhere to take our local family to dinner - no one had heard of this place but our family likes Asian Cuisine so we thought we'd try it. We ordered a selection of dishes that we put in the middle of the table to share and had a most amazing evening. The food... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We had the banquet for 2 and the entree was a really nice plate consisting of Steamed Half Shell Scallop, Fried Premium Prawn Dumpling and Duck Pancake each. For mains we selected the Green beans with spicy pork mince and the salt and pepper king prawns. These were both very nice with the prawns the stand-out of the two. Nicely... More 

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Additional Information about Bambusa

Address: 36 Franklin Street | Manuka, Canberra, Australia
Phone Number: 02-6295-0-724
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Greater Canberra  >  Canberra
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: American, Asian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 36 Franklin Street | Manuka, Canberra, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Greater Canberra  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: 02-6295-0-724

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Asian

Description

Opposite the Manuka Cinema
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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