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Ruby Chinese Restaurant

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18 Woolley St, Canberra 2602, Australia
+61 2 6249 8849
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been to ruby's on multiple occasions over the years and have regarded it as best chinese in canberra however the service was terrible, rushed and abrasive this time. Manager rushed us to order and then would not let us order anything else after 2pm, and then made us leave before we had finished our drinks and food. So different... More 

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Thank Kathryn D
Canberra, Australia
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104 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love Chinese then you must give this place a try. Its a more formal decor. The service was great and the food was really mouth watering. I have been here a few times and never disappointed.

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Thank DevourTheWorld
Darwin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

My parents and I are interstate visitors and were looking for a nice Chinese restaurant. We found Ruby Chinese Restaurant and we're glad we did. Our waiter was very polite and friendly, and our food was amazing! The Deep Fried Prawns with Spiced Salt & Chilli was our favourite dish (I'm not a huge prawn fan and I ate most... More 

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Thank Sarinah R
Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to some good Chinese takeaway but were left disappointed. Both the garlic beef and the sate chicken were overloaded with onions. The garlic beef was fairly bland. The spring rolls were good but couldn't make up for the high price charged for mostly below average food.

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Thank mking46
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Equal to the best chinese we have ever had. If we lived in Canberra we would be back. Duck with mushrooms excellent.

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Thank Joy D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

When you see Asians eating in a Chinese restaurant you know the food is going to be good. We were lucky to get in as we didn't have a booking and the place filled very quickly. The food there is very good, all three of our meals were excellent and had big servings. If you want to splurge out the... More 

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Thank Jocelyn M
Sydney, Australia
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

On my own for dinner last week. I had honey prawns with boiled rice. The dish was plentiful with decently cooked large prawns. Not too sweet. Service was fast and pleasant, more of an upmarket family place.

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Thank roller52
North Ryde, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

You could easily go nuts here on the fresh seafood but we chose to stick with something easy for a larger group. We had a few dumplings to start seamed prawns and fried pork. Plus eggplant. The mains were more straightforward Mogolian Lamb, Crispy chicken, Crispy pork and prawns in Garlic and ginger. The wine menu was excellent with us... More 

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Thank Mark U
sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Looking to pick up some late take away on a Friday night in Dickson. This was the only place still open! Really enjoyed the food, very authentic Chinese flavours. Will return.

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Thank woofiedo
Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Staff do their job, just not friendly. Food pretty good but the staff make it a stale experience. Their poor English mAkes it hard to understand what they say and our order was wrong because of this. They fixed it but I had to wait a while for the correct dish. Some staff cannot take group photos.

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Thank Michael B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Woolley St, Canberra 2602, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6249 8849

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?