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Bambusa

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36 Franklin Street | Manuka, Canberra 2603, Australia
0262951036
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Canberra
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110 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been here for lunch twice now. It was very quiet which can be a bit off putting but the service was good and the meals nice. They have an extensive menu and the staff were very knowledgeable about the ingredients in most dishes (handy when you're on a strict eating plan). The meals came out quickly and were generous.

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Thank Samantha C
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've come here several times and always enjoyed the food, whatever we happen to order. I like the fact that I can customize my order based on what is on the menu, e.g. seafood fried rice but with extra king prawns. I also appreciate the layout which can quickly accommodate a party of 10 although bookings should be done in... More 

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Thank MrPenyiar .
New Zealand
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500 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived without a booking needing a table for eight and the amazingly helpful staff were 'just' able to accommodate us because they were so busy. The food is still great, well priced, and well worth a visit.

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Thank Narziss
Geelong, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a relaxed and casual meal in a clean restaurant with good service and decent food. Bambusa turned out to be all of this and much more. The service was exemplary; smiles, efficient and very helpful. The food was great and we enjoyed every mouthful. My only complaint is that this restaurant is located in Canberra and... More 

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Thank Mark A
Canberra, Australia
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

When one of my colleagues suggested a team lunch at Bambusa, I was a bit sceptical about trying out another Chinese restaurant. Upon arriving, my fears were allayed. The restaurant itself is a nice open room, with nice decorations, especially the waterwall near the door. The menu offers plenty of choices, but is still easy to follow without drowning in... More 

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1 Thank cvanp
Warrandyte, Victoria, Australia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Fine but... Did not have the wine we ordered from the list, the food was nice but we had better, not memorable for sure

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1 Thank Veronique A
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Really enjoyed the food. The pan fried pork buns were a highlight. Service was excellent. We definitely recommend

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Thank Alison S
Weston, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

First time and last time, ordered the chicken laksa and fried rice, only received chicken and coconut water and some dry rice. Absolutely the biggest waste of money. 0 flavour 0 value for money.

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1 Thank Brendan M
Canberra, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

What a beautiful meal on a cold and rainy winter night - Creamy and spicy and generously served, ticking all the Laksa boxes. Plenty of tender meat, noodles, tempeh, veges and to the brim with the most incredibly warming soup. So happy!

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Thank adriamaehanley
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant as a family with our 10 year old, and it has been a super place to eat as a family. Most recent visit was as a couple for lunch- and yet again we had great service and delicious food. This is one of the best Asian restaurants I have ever eaten in.

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Thank Aunty2008

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Franklin Street | Manuka, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: 0262951036
Description
Opposite the Manuka Cinema

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?