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Diplomat Bar & Grill

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Hely Street, Canberra 2603, Australia
+61 2 6295 2277
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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 29, 2017

The Diplomat hotel was clean, huge rooms, quiet, great location, friendly staff. Highly recommend to stay here.

Thank Treena A
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

We had a delicious meal at the restaurant at the Diplomat. Very spacious environment in the enclosed courtyard. Can are all the doors to the rooms. Service and food to a very high standard and decent servings top.

Thank Marcel L
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54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed January 1, 2017

We ate here for our breakfast while staying at the Diplomat as well as for a dinner. The wait staff were excellent. Very friendly and accommodating to our family. The breakfast buffet is fabulous - brilliant variety of food. Cereals, fruits, lots of different types of breads, croissants and muffins. Great variety of hot foods - eggs cooked lots of... More 

Thank spcurly
Launceston, Australia
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed December 2, 2016

Whilst staying at the Diplomat Hotel we ate there 3 times for dinner and 3 times for breakfast. First night was only an entree and it was lovely, second night was the Barramundi and it was lovely and the third night was the lamb curry and it also was good. Person behind the bar, does need to learn a little... More 

Thank 26Alexsuz
Armidale, Australia
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016

First Sunday night room service only - a dried out curry heated up by front desk staff ugh! Monday morning we saw the thoughtfully arranged breakfast buffet with its variety of cold and well cooked hot selection and decided to try the dining room later. I ordered the Chicken Parmigiana - the breast was moist, freshly cooked with chips and... More 

Thank Ailsa H
Shellharbour, Australia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Great relaxed atmosphere, food was sensational and prices are very reasonable. Staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank Sheryn58
Warragul, Victoria, Australia
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124 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Staying at the hotel this was a no-brainer after driving from Melbourne and feeling quite tired, the happy hour drinks helped us settle in for the evening and the food and wine were of a good quality at a reasonable price. Service was excellent.

Thank John W
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 31, 2015

Always like home at the Diplomat Hotel. Good rooms, good location and a nice place to eat. Small touches work for us.

Thank OCHSydney_Australia
Dubbo, Australia
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314 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2015

Nice breakfast with lots of options and a reasonable price, relaxed atmosphere and setting for a nice breakfast

Thank Sharport67
Sydney, Australia
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144 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2015

The Parmigiana is great mate. We got there late on a Friday night and the staff were very helpful indeed. Good food, good wine and good staff. Just beware, they shut early on Saturday nights.

Thank CJBurns

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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, Breakfast
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hely Street, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6295 2277

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?