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Pop-Up Buddha


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Japanese, Caribbean, Asian, Fusion, Jamaican

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stumbled across this place when the Tennis Open was being shown on the screens in Fed Square. The service was very very slow in a bar that was less than 1/3rd full. Positives, the wine was lovely and the view of the tennis appreciated.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ms_Something
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for fantastic Asian, and deserts. Lotus Root chips are divine. Will return for dinner for sure.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank RoosRno1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location: great. Federation Square. On my occasion there was a comedy presentation close by. Nice Service: the worst I ever experienced in life. You get seated and then no one comes. Basically, next time I pull out my own drinks and food. No one cares....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank gregorwolf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I miss the menu at the original Chocolate Buddha, but was pleasantly surprised by the food at this pop-up replacement. I had to leave my comfort food zone and try new dishes. They were fabulous as you'd expect, especially the soft shell crab roll. The...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Martyn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a long-term fan of Chocolate Buddha we were keen to try this temporary version, but were unsure what to expect. We needn’t have worried - it’s the same fabulous staff and a menu that mixes old faves with what have already become new ones!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank marionsQ5034KT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Comedy festival night and we wanted a quick meal before the show. This restaurant is opposite its usual place due to renovations around Federation Square. Had wonderful Noodle seafood wontons and beef curry with a Shiraz and Del Sotto Pizzini from the King Valley. Friendly...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Federation Square intending to have lunch at Chocolate Buddha where I have dined many times and where I always have had fresh modern Japanese food. Alas, it was closed for renovations. So, I crossed the square to Pop up Buddha where I...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank galtripper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I had lunch here this week . What a great overall experience . Loved the setting in Federation Square so much happening around us . The staff were helpful efficient and the food healthy and delicious . We will return !

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Judy G
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Set in Federal Square with internal and external seating options the Popup Buddha delivered on all fronts - friendly attentive service, with a can do attitude and lovely fresh food to go with a large range of drinks.

Date of visit: February 2019
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