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Sammy's Kitchen

North Quarter, Canberra Centre | Bunda St, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6247 1464
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
North Quarter, Canberra Centre | Bunda St, Canberra 2600, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for a quick dinner as it was the only place that we could get into on a busy Sunday night (on a long weekend) in this area. We got a table right near the door which turned out to be very cold...More

Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had visited here a couple of years ago but today it was terrible..below average food and very rude staff. Overpriced and when I complained about the wrong order the woman behind the bar blamed me ! Never again will we go back. Back to...More

1  Thank Brigid B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the few places in city that take large group bookings. Great for lunches, service is good, food comes out quickly. The food is good and price is reasonable.

Thank K R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Sammy’s for a friends birthday on a Saturday night. Had to make a booking because it gets quite busy. We arrived 10 minutes before our booking time because we were told if we were late we would lose our spot. The waiter who greeted...More

1  Thank J_D_V90
Reviewed May 13, 2018

I have been to Sammy's many times, most recently in a group of six for an impromptu dinner. Even though they were busy (and they are always busy) they fitted us in easily at about 7.30pm. The staff promptly brought over menus and water, and...More

Thank Maddie B
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

After having previously really enjoyed Sammy’s food in the past, tonight I was given a less than average meal which was also battered and deep fried. When I question why it was battered and deep fried and whether I could change it as it both...More

2  Thank Zac T
Reviewed April 30, 2018

The woman taking payment completely ignored our companion and even served others who turned up afterwards, yes she did see our companion and it was clear he was there to pay. She only served him when my husband went up to see what was going...More

1  Thank Bro-lipsAU
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant in CBD next to Canberra Centre. Variety of food for all tastes and very nice atmosphere. Went there for dinner and enjoyed the service and food.

Thank neels80
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Excellent if you want to fool a Caucasian guests who have never tried Malaysian food. Great place to hang out in city centre. Walked in and wondered why no Asians. I googled and came here. Serving at $20-35 per head $60 for 2 without drinks,...More

1  Thank Lovefoodtravelalot
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

A colleague and I visited this restaurant in his recommendation and place was buzzing as most restaurant in this area of Canberra are. We had no booking but were able to get a table for 2 on a Wednesday night my colleague ordered the duck...More

1  Thank Mark L
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c j
March 30, 2018|
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Response from Caroline P | Reviewed this property |
They were extremely busy so I’d say efficient rather than friendly - they didn’t hang around to chat. Our meal was exceptional. Really good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $13
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
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
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Quarter, Canberra Centre | Bunda St, Canberra 2600, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6247 1464
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