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Bunda Street, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6257 5966
06:30 - 17:30
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Sun 08:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 17:30
Fri 06:30 - 18:30
Sat 07:30 - 17:30
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Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The sausage roll was an absolutely grease roll ! Such a shame as we visited there a few weeks ago and they were fine. So much grease that it was running out of the takeaway bag. #sausageroll

Thank egsCanberra
Canberra, Australia
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this venue overall is very good, however the last two times i've been i had a meat pie and it was lukewarm - not how a pie should be served. Pies should be piping hot or at least hot. very tasty pies - everything else is very yummy.

Thank RnS864
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's always great tasty bakery food here. I would be surprised to see a bad review. Most of the time I just grab take away food but on this occasion we dined in. It was a very busy morning and Dobinsons was one of the only places open as it was a public holiday. We were made aware of how... More 

Thank 585Rhi
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Everything looked great and what we bought was tasty. Sour dough rolls were light and had a lovely crust. Must go back for sausage rolls. They looked fantastic.

Thank Robert T
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We were looking for a light lunch with friends on a Sunday, and this very popular cafe and bakery caters to the quick takeaway as well as the sit down leisurely meal. The pluses were help-yourself water, indoor or outdoor seating, and a wide variety of food available. The minuses were no table service, small changes to a selection off... More 

Thank Sharyn W
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Dobinsons breaks all the rules. Not only do their cakes look good but they taste great. All their pies, cakes and sandwiches are all delicious and very reasonably priced. They also serve nice pots of tea.

Thank Micci H
Canberra, Australia
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a must to visit for coffee, brekky or Lunch. The cakes are fabulous, their pastries are faulous, everything is fabulous. If you are watching your weight, steer clear otherwise you will be at the gym an hour extra....

Thank MrsFussy1962
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Dobinsons is convenient to the Canberra Centre and a short walk from the Crowne Plaza where we usually stay when in Canberra. Breakfasts are great value - good portion sizes and all freshly prepared. Can recommend the freshly squeezed orange juice (well worth the small extra over the bottled variety), great coffees, and the bacon roll - which has loads... More 

Thank yhi904
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

A good lunch. I had a cheese burger and ice coffee. My guest had barramundi and leach ice tea. All good choices. Fast and friendly.

Thank Andrew C
Dubbo, Australia
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Order came out incorrectly and food was average, milkshake tastes like it was made off powdered chocolate and coffee had a lot to be desired. Couldn't give feedback directly because we never saw the waitress.

Thank Yoshi2008

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 9
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 18:30
07:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bunda Street, Canberra 2601, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6257 5966

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?