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Italian and Sons

7 Lonsdale St | Braddon, Canberra, Australia
+61 2 6162 4888
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“pasta” (86 reviews)
“suckling pig” (30 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Lonsdale St | Braddon, Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

We chose Italian and Sons to celebrate three birthdays within our family, and we had a great night. The food was excellent from the starters to dessert. My favourite dish was the veal saltimbocca - full of flavour and superbly cooked. Would also recommend a...More

1  Thank TWal1
Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Very light on with the scampi in the pasta but pasta very good. Pizza good as always. Very loud and dark tonight. Attentive staff if somewhat clumsy

Thank Tanya B
Reviewed March 18, 2016

We were a walk it at 7.45 all booked out but the answer from the great head waiter, possibly the owner "We can get you a table about 8.30 andvI can have someone show you to our wine bar where you can wait" Wow, what...More

1  Thank peter y
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Not what l expected to find in Canberra. Worthy and able to stand in the best of company, A bit heavy with drink prices but the food was brilliant. My two Chinese guests, who didn't speak English and had never eaten Italian were inspired to...More

Thank allan r
Reviewed March 14, 2016

Booked a table for 815pm for 2 couples. The service was slow to non-existant. Our waiter could not find the Italian white we wanted to try and was rescued at the last minute by someone in the restaurant who was more knowledgeable. Our calamari entrée...More

1  Thank KristinJR
Reviewed March 14, 2016

Good restaurant, but not excellent. The portions are so small, e.g.the calamari, as a starter. We main course was also average. The dessert (tiramissu) was excellent, very fresh and tasty.

Thank Hbj388
Reviewed March 7, 2016

Often it is the little things, lots of little things done well, that make for an excellent meal experience. My friends and I had a pizza, a spatchcock and a snapper for mains and the plates were left clean. The desserts were just as excellent....More

Thank Alyn V
Reviewed March 7, 2016

We had dinner here on Saturday night when we were catching up with our son in Canberra. Between the 3 of us we have various dietary needs and the waiter was very knowledge of the ingredients in each dish and very attentive. The food was...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

In the true tradition of fine dining our meal was relaxed and without time limits. We were seated and our preferred water arrived. The wine selection was superb and our waiter able to provide excellent guidance on which red was drinking well. The rosemary bread...More

Thank CapLeoConsulting
Reviewed February 26, 2016

The appetizer (scallops) and pasta (carbonara) were outstanding. Yes, it's a touch pricey (or, portions a touch small, take your pick), but not egregiously so. And, in my opinion, worth a little extra for the quality.

Thank jackonferry
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Questions & Answers
March 3, 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth1960_10 | Reviewed this property |
The are better options in Canberra. I wouldn't go here again. The reviews are accurate.
Helen M
March 2, 2015|
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Response from Blob123 | Reviewed this property |
No they are not BYO and have a very nice selection of wines
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Lonsdale St | Braddon, Canberra, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6162 4888
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