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18 Barker St | Griffith, Canberra 2603, Australia
+61 2 6260 8666
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
18 Barker St | Griffith, Canberra 2603, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner for 2, midweek night. 4 course degustation. Cured Kingfish, Beef, Lamb, and dessert. Impeccable service, well paced, great wine and beer list, fresh local produce beautifully prepared and presented. Very good value for money. We would happily go again.

Thank pwayland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Aubergine is a stand-out restaurant for a special occasion. Complexity, deep flavours, fresh ideas, beautiful plating - they’re all here and the majority of the menu is gluten free so there’s a lot of choice for coeliacs. It’s a four-course set menu with options for...More

Thank cake_walk_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Aubergine for a birthday recently and found it continues to maintain its high standards. Service was impeccable, the menu was varied and very tasty and wines complemented the food beautifully. It is not cheap, but is well worth it

Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The dishes at Aubergine were up there with the best we’ve had anywhere. Unique and inventive, every single dish was perfectly balanced. Matched wine was definitely worth doing. The sommelier clearly had immense pride in his craft and service generally was excellent. Loved everything!

Thank Louise T
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Went with friends. The four course menu was great; and the service was excellent. It was my first visit. But there will be more to come for sure. :D

Thank chih_11
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Fine dining food in a semi formal environment. Its an almost odd square room with high ceilings but they've done a good job of not making it feel stiff or too formal considering the food style and price point. Everything we were served was extremely...More

Thank Jubtin
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Came here as I was invited for a business dinner. On entering, I thought the restaurant was very dark with average looking seating. Not a real set up of a fine dining restaurant. There was a large group in the corner who were quite loud....More

Thank ozitis
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This restaurant has a wonderful reputation so we selected it to enjoy a special occasion. The food was, with the exception noted below, exquisite and beautifully presented. However, we were taken aback by the uncompromising service offered. This restaurant appears to tell its diners what...More

1  Thank ChrisA766
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

After spending a day at a truffle farm we were happy we to head to Aubergine, I could give you a full explanation but I will make it short and sweet , the food was priced will for the portions , everything was cooked perfectly,...More

Thank bretto s
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve had several really disappointing fine dining experiences recently but fortunately Aubergine wasn’t one of them. The food was brilliant. Interesting, delicious and just the right amounts. The service was exceptional - the best I’ve experienced in a very long time with the perfect balance...More

Thank Kate Q
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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$43 - US$64
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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