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Tulips Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian
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8 Beltana Rd, 2609, Australia
+61 2 6249 6118
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Canberra, Australia
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228 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter and l really enjoyed our first visit here yesterday for lunch. Various seating options either inside, out in the sun, undercover on the deck or close to the kids playground. I had the chimichanga which was delicious, my daughter had the the egg and bacon roll, good coffee as well. Service was friendly and prices are what you... More 

Thank RodnJude
Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Starting with the good: the coffees that arrived and the breakfasts were good value (decent serving size and quality) and the outdoor seating with the playground was shaded by trees and well equipped for children while giving the grown ups some space. The not so good: there was a multitude of European wasps (one of us got stung), the cafe... More 

1 Thank Greg L
Canberra, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

We visited Tulips for lunch on a Saturday. We had ordered food for my husband, 10 month old baby and myself and were waiting for it to be delivered. To keep our baby happy we were feeding her some strawberries that we had bought with us when one of the staff came to our table to tell us that even... More 

1 Thank Ceb12345
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Went for lunch with friends to Tulips today and none of us will waste our time going there again. We waited an hour for our food to be served (even though people who arrived after us got served their meals before us). And when our food was finally brought out one person's meal did not arrive. The waiter was very... More 

1 Thank watermelon_23
Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2017

I've been to Tulips Cafe for breakfast a couple of times now and it's a great little find. The service is a clincher for me, and I found the staff were very welcoming, relaxed without being sloppy, and delivered a good experience. I've enjoyed both of my breakfasts there and the garden setting, out the back and separate from the... More 

1 Thank AlmondNectarine
Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

Australia Day lunch was a massive disappointment, the meal took a long time to come and the gourmet burger was very dry and over cooked. The Thai beef salad comprised of 3 slices of roast beef and a very non Thai salad.

Thank andysan000
Singapore, Singapore
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127 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed December 23, 2016

This is the perfect place for the whole family, there are child proof security gates with kiddy see-saw and little play huts for the young while the grand parents can browse around the garden shop admiring the beautiful plants and pots on offer, There is an small aviary with some colourful birds if you need the extra entertainment. Very handy... More 

Thank leeray2016
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

The gate is double locked to keep kids in and there is a good little playground including a large cubby house, slide and rockers. However, don't be concerned, old people. Go through the cafe and there is a lovely outdoor area where parents with children are less likely to congregate. Happiness all round! For less than $35, two adults and... More 

1 Thank annerault
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Beautifull garden setting and an inviting outdoor deck, genuine homely service, had a really nice lunch, will be back with whole family

1 Thank BS6
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Not exactly generous. The milkshake wasn't chocolataty, the fish looked like a kids meal. Service was good though. Coffee needed to be hotter.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Beltana Rd, 2609, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6249 6118
Relaxed and charming cafe in the beautiful surrounds of Pialligo, offering breakfast, lunch, coffee, cakes and drinks to suit all tastes. Gluten Free and Vegetarian options available. At Tulips Cafe we source our produce locally where possible, including our artisan breads, and bake all of our delicious cakes on site. We share our idyllic location in tranquil Pialligo with beautiful peacocks and other bird life and have a fully enclosed playground for the little ones.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?