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15 Flinders Way, Canberra 2603, Australia
(02) 6260 8346
Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: @Hellenic Club, Woden.

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great weekday lunch specials

Very clean restaurant and excellent service. Lunch specials Mon-Fri are $9 and served with rice. Mine (combination satay) was piping hot and delicious. Drinks are reasonably priced. Good coffee, also reasonably priced. Seating inside and outside. Will definately eat here again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Lattegirl72
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57 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I booked a table at this restaurant and one of the members of the party is a Coeliac and is unable to consume gluten. I called the restaurant to confirm that an option for a meal could be arranged for my gluten free guest, however i was subjected to a lengthy and unpleasant conversation with a staff member who advised... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Very clean restaurant and excellent service. Lunch specials Mon-Fri are $9 and served with rice. Mine (combination satay) was piping hot and delicious. Drinks are reasonably priced. Good coffee, also reasonably priced. Seating inside and outside. Will definately eat here again.

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Canberra, Australia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The food is really good, the service is also good. I think the tables are too closed together, you feel you are having dinner with the stranger next to you. Next time I will do takeaway.

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Geelong
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Ate here after wandering past it the night before. The front of the shop opens up, so the shop space doesn't feel tight and restrictive. The service was quick and friendly. The food was fresh, hot and very tasty. This restaurant in the Manuka shopping centre. It's an area with a lot of different styles of places to eat. Without... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I like eating here, especially in the summer. The food is tasty, the restaurant has great views to the street, and you can linger and enjoy the night and each others company OR have a quick meal and get out of there. The last time we dined here we had white bait (which I love), duck san choi boy, hand... More 

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Albury, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I have eaten at Ginseng twice now about 5 years apart and both times the quality of the food was exceptional. Service was also excellent and timely. I will eat here next time I am in Canberra.

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Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We recently visited this restaurant based on the great reviews. It seems to be a family run business and they are very accommodating and the food is very nice and fresh. Servings were a decent size except for a Thai prawn hotpot type dish which was very small and therefore not good value. I was also suprised to see honey... More 

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Perth, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The menu is still good variety fantastic Taste , great service Plus good value for money .fully recommend the Duck pancakes ,plus the Honey glazed prawns .

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Four of us shared an entree (duck spring rolls - small but very tasty), and three main dishes with steamed rice. Ginseng does a very good version of my old favourite, shentung (not sure of the spelling) chicken, and we also enjoyed the lamb with mint and mirin sauce - very tender pieces of lamb with a subtle favour. We... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We came to this restaurant to celebrate my husbands birthday. While the restaurant is small it is very cosy. The waiter was very attentive to our needs. The food was hot and delicious. I can say it was the best Mongolian Beef I have had to date. I would definitely come here again. This restaurant has also won several awards... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 Flinders Way, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Greater Canberra  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: (02) 6260 8346

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese

Description

@Hellenic Club, Woden.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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