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“revamp shop” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dobinsons

Dobinsons
Bunda Street, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61262575966
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Ranked #61 of 809 Restaurants in Canberra
Price range: $5 - $9
Cuisines: Bakery, Café
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“revamp shop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

This place has the best lemon and custard tarts in Canberra, made daily. they have a huge selection of pies and gluten free breads as well

Visited March 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Canberra, Australia
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“great lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

delish homemade breads and freshest bakery items. Decadent desserts to takeaway or eat in. Busy cafe with mostly outdoor eating but some indoor. Excellent value and service.

Visited February 2013
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Canberra
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Microwaved scrambled eggs!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

I order srambled eggs last time I been there, and they were warm and soggy so I ask them if they could cook them for a bit longer because they were not tasting nice, and I said ''dont worry about making new ones, could you just put this ones a bit longer on the pan??''

but the waitress said ''oh, we dont cook them on the pan, we put them on the microwave. I can put them for longer if you want''

look i m not fussy with food, but i m definetely not going out for bfast to get food cooked on the microwave.
When i ask her ''ok, could you cook them in the pan'' she said ''oh we dont have a pan''

I will just comeback for the spinach and fetta triangle but not for kitchen food again!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Canberra
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Birthday Cake”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Got stuck at the last minute without a birthday cake - bought a chocolate ganache to put on a cake stand and then small white choc cheesecakes to put around that one. They looks specatacular and tasted amazing - so many positive comments - and a cheaper option than a large personalised cake from a cake maker.

Visited November 2012
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Canberra, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Delicious cakes and tarts”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

I used to work opposite Dobinsons, and bought one of their cakes/tarts at least weekly. They do a mean strawberry tart and their hot chocolate is good too.

Their savoury options aren't as impressive as their sweets, but it's definitely worth a visit for afternoon tea.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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