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36 Franklin St | Manuka, Canberra 2603, Australia
+61 2 6295 1036
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“duck pancakes” (10 reviews)
“boiled rice” (3 reviews)
“eggplant” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
36 Franklin St | Manuka, Canberra 2603, Australia
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

We were one of three couples who booked dinner on a Saturday night to get together for an informal catch-up. We ordered a range of dishes from dumplings and duck pancakes to hotpots and prawn dishes and we shared them. The food arrived in a...More

Thank AussieSK
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Delicious food, large portions, excellent service, very popular , overall a great dinner & would recommend to anyone

Thank Glenda J
Reviewed August 4, 2016

Lovely food that was reasonably priced. Went with kids and I will return. But Canberra has just too many nice places to go.

Thank AusiDoyle
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Love the food at Bambusa, have never had a bad dish at this restaurant. Thank goodness I made a booking, the place was packed. Also being a Thursday it was public servant payday. We had three mains between 4 of us. The wagu beef roll...More

Thank slwityk
Reviewed July 25, 2016

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...More

Thank Samantha C
Reviewed July 24, 2016

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...More

Thank MrPenyiar .
Reviewed July 4, 2016

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.

Thank Narziss
Reviewed June 29, 2016

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...More

Thank Mark A
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....More

1  Thank cvanp
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

1  Thank Veronique A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Franklin St | Manuka, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6295 1036
Opposite the Manuka Cinema
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