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18 Barker St | Griffith, Canberra 2603, Australia
+61 2 6260 8666
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
18 Barker St | Griffith, Canberra 2603, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A memorable evening of great food, prepared with great talent and flair. Matching wines were also interesting and delicious

Thank VancouverCanada07
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were only in Canberra for one night, so choosing a place for dinner was tough. We settled on Aubergine, after reading some reviews. The place itself is lovely. Decorations are nice and the music isn't too loud so you don't have to yell to...More

Thank millzorz
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent food, perfect service and probably close to the best restaurant I have been to in recent years.

Thank Jarries
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this evening to celebrate my birthday. We had an absolutely wonderful time. The duck was amazing and the beef was the best I have ever had. The matched wines were perfect but unconventional. Thierry (I think his name was) did...More

Thank MsMirH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here with friends after not being here for a few years. Ordered the degustation menu which was truly a tasting delight. Included a glass of bubbles. All agreed great meal with top shelf food & service

Thank 458fran
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoy treating ourselves to some fine dining experience and this time we booked the Aubergine restaurant. The restaurant is in a little shopping centre but finding a parking spot should not be an issue. The inside of the restaurant is nicely...More

Thank Cvon_Drapery
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service, fantastic dinner and great wines. We will definitely be back next time we are in Canberra.

Thank AmbassadorGuy
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We decided to check this place out on a recent trip to Canberra. We absolutely loved it! All the food we were served was absolutely delicious and we would highly recommend it to everyone. The best dining experience we've had in Canberra so far!

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Four person meal with matched wines. The food was excellent and the pairing of each wine with each dish worked extremely well. The starter of of the fish with finger limes was really good. Overall you really can’t go wrong here. Food is great and...More

Thank Graham L
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a fine dining experience from the extensive menu Paired wine with each dish to compliment the full taste experience Service was great with the staff all having a good knowledge of the menu and wine

Thank 8253rod
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Angela F
28 November 2016|
Response from bluezen | Reviewed this property |
best to call the restaurant as I am unsure
Deluxe D
2 March 2015|
Response from hendrob | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer this directly as I only visited as a couple and we paid by credit card. But I would be doubtful that bill splitting would be the go at this restaurant. There were groups present when I was there but I didn't... More
Joan B
25 February 2015|
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Response from Robert W | Reviewed this property |
The dress code is relaxed casual. It is considered Canberra's best restaurant so I would avoid shorts and runners. But no need for jacket or tie or long flowing evening wear, unless you want to make a grand entrance for a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$45 - US$68
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Barker St | Griffith, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6260 8666
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