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Shop 9 | 118 Hardwick Crescent, Holt, Canberra, Australia
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kevin's is local to us and it's our go to celebration destination. We've never had a bad meal here. The dry chilli beef is to die for, the salt and pepper calamari is also fantastic. Love it here

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Ge0_mum
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Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kevin's is local to us and it's our go to celebration destination. We've never had a bad meal here. The dry chilli beef is to die for, the salt and pepper calamari is also fantastic. Love it here

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Thank Ge0_mum
Canberra
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We are regulars at Kevin's place. The food is consistently delicious, never had a bad run with them. The lemon chicken and satay beef are second to none. Just great.

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Thank Thaiscorby
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

There are two dishes that must be ordered at Kevins: Dry Chilli Beef and Salt and Pepper soft shell crab. These are honestly the best versions of these dishes I've ever had. Kevin's never disappoints. It's a basic eatery in every other respect, but the food is clean, cooked in a timely manner and delicious.

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Thank Paul L
Canberra, Australia
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

LOVE THIS PLACE as they sell my favorite Chinese dish - birds nest. My mother and I often have dinner here just to have birds nest. Food is fresh, service is friendly and quick!

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Thank _MissB19xx_
Canberra
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Kevin's Place is another one of my favourite Chinese restaurants for either dining in or take away. It is across the road from the Kippax Shopping Centre. We dined there just before they closed for the last two weeks in January. I ordered a few of my favourite dishes - Salt & Pepper Soft shell crab, Fish fillets in Ginger... More 

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Thank csf6701
Greater Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

Kevins place is one of our regular visits. First time we went, we were impressed by the quality of the ingredients used and delicious dishes. So we have just kept going back for years. The hong kong sizzling steak is my favourite.

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Thank robertc9999
Canberra, Australia
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This restaurant really belongs in the sweet and sour pork and beef in black bean class. Other chinese restaurants in the area come closer to the real thing with Wok and Sizzle ( formerly Master So's) consistently producing fresh flavours with no batters or overpowering salt and sweet sauces. Chinese Inn, also nearby, is more Aussie style but acceptable. Kevin's... More 

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Thank Baronclog
Canberra, Australia
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127 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

We ate at Kevin's Place on the Monday after Australia Day 2013 with extended family. It was OK. The venue itself is clean, and the decor is simple, and fairly contemporary. Some Chinese shanshui art on the walls, tiled floors. Tables well spaced. Restrooms were acceptably clean, but not pristine. It has a mid-range feel to it: not a greasy... More 

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Thank Andy M
Canberra, Australia
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

We decided to give Kevin's Place a go after being a little disappointed with a recent visit to our regular Chinese restaurant. We were the first diners that evening but the restaurant soon filled up and the phone was ringing constantly with take-away orders. There was only one waitress serving who soon started to appear a little flustered. The food... More 

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Thank MegandLuke
canberra
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

Kevin's Place in Holt in Canberra cooks the best Chinese food I have ever tasted. The meals are freshly cooked, look fantastic, and taste so good. I'm very fussy when it comes to Asian food but Kevin's Place gets it right every time. We take the whole family for dinner, (10 people) and it is surprisingly cheap. Everyone leaves happy... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Shop 9 | 118 Hardwick Crescent, Holt, Canberra, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Greater Canberra  >  Canberra

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  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

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