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Canvas Bistro Bar Gallery

2nd level, The Terraces, Ayala Center Cebu, | Ayala Center, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
63-32-4171978
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Ranked #4 of 357 restaurants in Cebu City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Canvas Bistro Bar Gallery offers casual bistro dining with modern industrial look, serving Australian Cafe style food, using traditional Western cooking techniques infusing the flavours of the East, while maximizing the use of local produce for sustainable practice. Bar serves a limited but good selection of Australian wines, cocktails and non alcoholic tonics. Private dining available for 25.
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English first
Northampton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The waiter asked what order i wanted the food served a pleasant surprise for the philipines! The waiter also gave me the wine cork and presented the wine bottle to me.Training pays off Also try circa 1900 or the blue resto at the top of tbe marco polo hotel

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Italy
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Read about this place on Tripadvisor. The place is nice and cosy but food is nothing special. Ordered a beef burger and it was ok-ish. Soup of the day (onion) and mashed potatoes were just ok. We are surprised that it's on the 3rd postion in Cebu.

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Cebu City, Philippines
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

been there many times and never disappointed in service or food. This is a great place to go whether you are looking for a burgers, steak, seafood and pasta. one of the best restaurants in cebu!!

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Boracay, Philippines
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Shopping in Ayala before heading back to boracay in 2 days.....hungry need a good feed, Went to check out canvas bistro gallery by myself.... Had some very cold beers to wash down a great Italian salad & then demolished a chunky beef pie with mash & peas. Next time we are in cebu, definitely coming back....we'll done to the pie... More

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Hands down to the best quality customer service they offer. From the moment I came in until I left. This restaurant is easy to find too. The food was excellent with very reasonable prices. I would definitely recommend and go back.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

They are not chilli heads as such but they did supply a true hot when I asked for it. If they understood masalas they would increase the other heat spices not just chilli. The meal was cheap, serving size good, mango shake fantastic.

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Cebu City, Philippines
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Well, it's no wonder why they're ranked as top 5 best resto in the metro. The service here is excellent, the waiter did know what their product is and speaks in English even if you're just locals. the food was great too, the pesto fettucini pasta I tried was bursting with flavorful herbs and garlic. ambiance was comfy and not... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Owned by an Australian chef and Filipino wife, Canvas presents an excitingly different menu for the Philippines. Great food, casual setting, great service and reasonable prices. Good wine list enabling the selection of the perfect accompaniment to the meal. I was very impressed and have since recommended friends, visitors and family - none of which we're disappointed. A real lunch... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Friendly staff. Fresh ingredient. Fish & Chip - fish is perfectly cook. Tender and moist. But let down by the chip - not crispy, slightly undercooked.

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Hong Kong, China
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

beautiful fresh food. The menu has evaluate over the years and still it is delicious, the pumpkin soup is heaven for me among so many other dishes. the wine selection is good, the staff friendly and the owner often around to check if customers are happy. I also enjoyed a lot the art exhibition that are renewed on the walls... More

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