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Urban Pantry

5 Bougainville St, Canberra 2603, Australia
+61 2 6162 3556
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“french toast” (7 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Bougainville St, Canberra 2603, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were in Manuka (South of Parliament) for an hour or so and wanted to find somewhere to relax on the way to the airport. This place ticked all the boxes, a funky almost hipster cafe, modern decor, friendly staff, loads of room, an outdoor...More

Thank ColinandJulia
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great location in Manuka, pvery popular so try and book ahead. Parking can be an issue too. Good for solid lunches, like Club sandwiches, Salad Nicoise and similar. Nice decor and nice to sit out on the deck. Beware of sitting near tables with children,...More

Thank purple_traveller
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had my standard conglomeration although I was sorely, sorely tempted by the croque monsieur. Eggs were delicious, spinach was yum, halloumi was tasty. I would have liked my sausage cooked a little more, and it was perhaps a tad dry but it had a...More

Thank Kylee T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for 8 no problem on a Sunday morning. I ordered the Brioche French Toast and put simply it was to die for, I will definitely be going back.

Thank Kristopher77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a while Urban Pantry lost its way, the team were tired and distracted and the food was expensive and lack lustre. My trip today told a different story. The team is tight and connected, the Coffee was perfect and the menu, excellent. The food...More

Thank Simon-in-Civic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are one of the local urban hipsters it is probably a favourite place. Nice decor and location. Food is swanky but expensive for breakfast. A bit too pretentious for my liking.

Thank WestAusTraveller
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On the weekend it's wise to book as it's often very busy. We mainly go there for coffee mid week as there's a v attractive outdoor deck - overlooking the Lawns Manuka. In fact the whole fitout gives a pleasant ambiance. It's in an upmarket...More

Thank NotMolly
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

Went here with friends for lunch on Sunday. We booked in advance and sat outside on the patio area. Although it was a cold day they had enclosed the area and it wasn't too bad. Food was delicious, staff friendly and prompt and meals came...More

1  Thank Ellie C
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Urban is frequented by locals who enjoy an interesting menu where dishes are consistently of good quality and feedback acted upon and appreciated. Because of its local popularity it is sometimes hard to get a seat.

Thank margaretja2015
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Having read many favourable opinions about this restaurant, we were a little bit disappointed. We visited during lunchtime, were seated promptly and had to wait not only for a glass of water and to place the order, but then another eternity (45 minutes) for our...More

Thank HolaSanJos_
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Bougainville St, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6162 3556
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