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7 Montford Crescent, Canberra 2602, Australia
(02) 6247 2993
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
not as good as we'd hoped

Perhaps early to write a review, as its based on one set of takeaways but.... Delivery was cheerful and on time. Ordering was easy. We had roast duck, shantung chicken and mixed greens with mushrooms. The duck was OK, but not as moist or flavourful as, say, Kenny's in Dickson. The chicken was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
Pixiefairweather
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Canberra, Australia
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Medlow Bath, Australia
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is a group of 6 of us who catch up every few months. We have tried many venues with varying degrees of success but we have finally fount THE one for this group. Round tables make conversation possible between all of us (including the 75 year old guest of honour). The food was great, we ordered banquet number 2... More 

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Thank Judith B
Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

It had been awhile since we had dined at the China Tea Club and we noticed the difference as soon as we walked in the door. A complete makeover, new paint, new wall decorations and a revised layout all very impressive. The big question, was the food and service going to be as good as last time? The service was... More 

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Thank Litoria2015
Canberra
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

I love this place. Great tofu, spinach with mushrooms, and vegetarian fried rice. Nice ambience. Good service. Big servings.

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Thank AndrewAustralian
Canberra
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

This was actually the worst meal we have ever eaten. The peking duck was tasteless and had the consistency of peking duck that had been cooked the previous day, frozen and then thawed. The chicken skewers had giant pieces of stringy (???) deep-fried chicken. Hard to eat, and not nice in the mouth. The main was lacklustre. We did not... More 

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Thank thoughtpod
Canberra, Australia
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156 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Perhaps early to write a review, as its based on one set of takeaways but.... Delivery was cheerful and on time. Ordering was easy. We had roast duck, shantung chicken and mixed greens with mushrooms. The duck was OK, but not as moist or flavourful as, say, Kenny's in Dickson. The chicken was disappointing - bland. The veges were OK,... More 

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1 Thank Pixiefairweather
ACT
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313 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

So excited to be dining here as I recalled the quality and selection of the food from our last visit. A little disappointed unfortunately. The menu has changed which is good in the sense that it shouldn't be same,same forever, but .......... I found myself looking at it over and over again, finding it hard to select the dishes that... More 

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Thank Nunngo
Canberra, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Wide, varied and interesting menu, plenty of choice and different from the usual Chinese menu. Food quality and service was excellent. The décor is upmarket and interesting with plenty of space around the tables for a quiet conversation. Easy, no hassle, parking on site. Good value for money.

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Thank Willowgrove69
Australia
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251 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant was humming and it was a good sign to see it busy on a Thursday evening. The service was pleasant and obliging. The menu was interestingly varied. Our choices were presented well and were tasty. The tables are not too close together so we did not feel our space was intruded upon. It was an enjoyable experience.

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Thank Travel_addict13_10
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
125 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Staff were good, food was very good, menu was very extensive and the wine list was exceptional. Had a very good couple of dinners there recently

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Thank PW03
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

We ordered 3 entrees & 7 mains, 2 of the 7 mains were nice, the others however were either bland or extremely salty & a hair was found in both the noodles & fried rice.

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Thank LanM8

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Montford Crescent, Canberra 2602, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Greater Canberra  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: (02) 6247 2993

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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