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Ruby Chinese Restaurant

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18 Woolley St, Canberra 2602, Australia
(02) 6249 8849
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Perth, Australia
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Rude staff, bad service and don't care attitude. Being vegetarian, have asked for the vegetarian food, the guy has pointed out 3 options without any explanation and has said to order something unless cant sit here.

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Thank Kapila C
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

I used to visit the restaurant as a child in the 80,s so it was kind of nice to take my word kids. The price was a little steep but food was yummy.

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Thank Joshua W
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Table of 4 ordered entree's and main felt a bit rushed . Entrees arrived at different intervals so asked could we please have mains at same time , mains for 3 arrived at 15-20 mins apart still waiting for mine asked the question rushed to kitchen still another 15 mins so cancelled Left very disappointed

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Thank Renee D
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

food was great and reasonably priced. Staff were friendly and the venue had a great atmosphere. Centrally located to our hotel

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Thank Halfflight
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The Canberra Chinese Restaurant with so much history - Did you know Jackie Chan used to own this restaurant? Food is always consistently great (Giant oysters in XO sauce, Peking Duk and steamed coral trout with ginger and shallots are to die for) and we always come here for family birthdays and celebrations. Unlike other Chinese restaurants, their service is... More 

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Thank Daniel T
Canberra, Australia
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We happened to be in Dickson and spur of the moment decided on a mid week dinner out. I knew that Ruby offered Singapore chili crab so we opted to eat there and try it. It reminds me of going to China Town in Saydney back in the 80's (not a bad thing) just in style of decor and the... More 

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Thank Karen C
Batemans Bay, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Great service, especially from Winston. Seafood excellent especially sate prawns. House special Pork is delicious

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Thank 942wendy593
Perth, Australia
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Visited with friends on a busy Saturday night. The menu was ample, all dishes we ordered were delicious, the staff service was excellent and very friendly, with cosy ambience. Although this restaurant is moderately priced the food is well worth the extra cost. Recommend booking beforehand!

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Thank Richrd_I
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

We ate today st ruby chinese and ny neal was terrible. We ord6rred an entree each and not homemade which was a disappointment. Then mongolian lsmb, sweet n sour pork and the special fried rice. The pork was old, very old and not freshly cooked. Quite dry and inedible. The lamb was ok, but we specifically asked if the rice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Woolley St, Canberra 2602, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: (02) 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?