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“Waste of time and money”
Review of Canvas Bistro Bar Gallery - CLOSED

Canvas Bistro Bar Gallery
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Canvas Bistro Bar Gallery offers casual bistro dining with modern industrial look, serving Australian Cafe style food, using traditional Western cooking techniques infusing the flavours of the East, while maximizing the use of local produce for sustainable practice. Bar serves a limited but good selection of Australian wines, cocktails and non alcoholic tonics.
Reviewed September 5, 2012

Canvas Bistro fell far short of our expectations. Small portions, food only so-so, uninspired atmosphere. Caesar salad served with lettuce that belonged in the garbage.

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7  Thank James D
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

That's the tendency now, in the filipino malls....
Giving one promise of identity, and then becoming "general" to satisfy more tastes as possible, mostly the "non-competent" tastes.....
I had big expectations, coming from the massive evaluation in Trip Advisor.
So I had very poor impression of:
1) entrance
2) damaged tables
3) menu (trying to satisfy the entire world, from Australia, passing through Italy and Germany, arriving to Philippines......). The result is a lack of identity, because they want to have too many...
4) Appetizers: tasteless and very small squids
5) Aglio & olio pasta: I am italian, so quite expert on this. Local adaptation......only garlic in common.
6) Chicken with parmesan crust & spinach, with indefinite red sauce: forget about it!

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3  Thank drumstormer
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Reviewed September 3, 2012

Fusion at its worst. Lacks flavor. Service staff not so helpful when asked about the food items, can't give a clear description of the food.

3  Thank iamshutterbugbabe
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Reviewed August 17, 2012 via mobile

This place is nice and ok, but not that impressive. I had Caesar salad and pork main dish, both are nice. Caesar salad could be better though.

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1  Thank VIPonBangkok
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Reviewed July 29, 2012

Well I was looking for a steak house on trip adviser and finally saw Canvas. The critics were good, so I gave it a try... and yes, I had a pleasant dinner!

I order the melting Aussie sirloin steak, and waoooo that was really good. Cooked just right (medium rare) with a predominant grill taste but not too strong, melting in the mouth, sea salt and mustard/pepper sauce on the side. Really good, and I would say 8 to 10oz in the plate. The few vegetables, garlic potatoe mash and potatoes grating dauphinois like were ok but the beef is the real star in this dish really.

Limited choice on beer, San Miguel (3 different kind available). No choice for the red wine by the glass, it is Shiraz.

Service was good, attentive and patient. Unfortunately a little bit on the "pushing" side when it comes to the end of the glass (to my opinion at least). I did appreciate the quick chat with the Chef, as it's always better when you can share your experience and give your feelings to the house.

Overall, a place to recommend, where I would be happy to come back!

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2  Thank Ahubert44
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