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Lanterne Rooms

3 Blamey Place, Canberra 2612, Australia
+61 2 6249 6889
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck rolls” (21 reviews)
“tasting menu” (32 reviews)
“otak otak” (10 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Fusion, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3 Blamey Place, Canberra 2612, Australia
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Lanterne Rooms has been a local favourite since first opening at the Campbell shops. Over the years I've seen it grow into the highly sophisticated, yet warm and inviting restaurant it is today. The food, ambience and staff make it a perfect place to go...More

1  Thank billson339
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Had a 'date night' here & was incredibly happy. The food was amazing - with our favourite being the chicken in spicy paprika sauce. Dessert wasn't a knock your socks off dish but it was pleasant (warm banana cake). Perhaps the only negative was that...More

1  Thank Leesa M
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

3 months ago I visited the lanterns rooms and had one of the best meals I'd eater in Canberra. Maybe my expectations were too high. Maybe the chef had left and they dragged someone in off the street to cook because the banquet was not...More

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Adrian L, Manager at Lanterne Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Dear diner, Thank you for taking your time to leave us a feedback. I do remember that you had our Chinese New Year Tasting menu during your last visit. We change our a la carte and tasting menu every few months depending on the produce...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

It was our 25th wedding anniversary and I wanted to do something special for my wife. She's a vegetarian and as Sydney-siders we were in Canberra because of both our work. I googled for best vegetarian restaurants in Canberra and Lanterne Rooms stood out because...More

1  Thank Ray P
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I enjoyed a meal with my relatives including an 8 & 11 year old. We enjoyed the degustation menu which was very good. The waiter accommodated the children's limited palate without any fuss and went out of his way to make us feel welcome. The...More

1  Thank Janine E
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I booked the degastation meal for two with paired wines and it did not disappoint. The staff were so helpful and took the time to explain where the wines came from, while also giving us privacy and spacing out the courses - it was a...More

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1  Thank marci_manik
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I love returning to the Lanterne Rooms! The food and service are .always fabulous. The staff take time to greet you and explain the menu.They are polite and attentive. The food is Nonya,Malaysian Chinese.Fabulous flavours and presentation.

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1  Thank 725AmandaC
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Wool over the eyes is a phrase I will use. I know this place seems to have good reviews but I gather it is from people who have never tried Malaysian food. I get the fusion stuff and I dare Lanterne to post its picture...More

2  Thank Anothertraveller238
Adrian L, Manager at Lanterne Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Dear customer, Thank you for taking your time to review us. We feel sorry that you did not enjoy the experience at our restaurant. We would like to stress that we are not a restaurant that offers traditional Malaysian dishes. We take our inspirations for...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Excellent meal with family and friends. Food is wonderful, but its the service that makes this such a stand out restaurant. Faultless. Nestled in the Campbell shops, this is a place you have to try.An added bonus was the fact the decor is such that...More

1  Thank Kfer6
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Ventured here on a Wednesday Night after 8.30pm and it was packed. A little hidden gem in a residential shopping centre, somewhere you would not expect it to be It was fully booked and a very nice place, the food smelt extremely good and had...More

1  Thank Stone R
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Questions & Answers
John L
7 June 2017|
Response from Adrian L | Property representative |
Hi John, Thank you for your enquiry. We offer BYO at our restaurant, corkage will be $15 per bottle. And we are fully booked this Saturday. Please contact the restaurant on 02 6249 6889 if you'd like to make a reservation... More
David F
11 December 2016|
Response from Adrian L | Property representative |
Hi David, We do sell gift vouchers. The best way is dropping by our restaurant during business hours, we will issue one right away for you. Please contact the restaurant if you have any other questions. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Blamey Place, Canberra 2612, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6249 6889
  • E-mail
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