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Teatro Vivaldi Restaurant

#170 of 1,057 Restaurants in Canberra
Certificate of Excellence
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Australian, Gluten Free Options
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University Avenue | ANU Arts Centre, Canberra 0200, Australia
+61 2 6257 2718
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Saskatoon, Canada
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447 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This campus restaurant is a nice break from typically university fare. It has a nice menu -- pastas, sandwiches and the like. The desserts are tasty. Service is fast. The food is well-made and delivered quickly. There on downer is that the staff do not appear to enjoy their jobs very much. They are prefunctory and unhelpful -- and they... More 

Thank WhitehorseVancouver
Adelaide, Australia
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205 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I had lunch here today with colleagues. I had the pasta of the day - penne with a spicy tomato sauce with chorizo and jalapenos. Very tasty, but the penne was perhaps just a little overcooked. My colleagues all enjoyed their meals (salad of the day, and salmon steak). We finished with cappuccinos, which were delicious. Service was very good,... More 

3 Thank AstroBloke
Canberra, Australia
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

On Thursday night we went to Teatro Vivaldi to celebrate my husband's birthday. Once again we had an outstanding meal. The meat from the lamb shank fell of the bone, salmon cooked to perfection, garlic mash to die for and the brisket melted in your month. We have yet to have a dissapointing meal here. I believe that Canberra needs... More 

2 Thank Troublesome6
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016

This review is from a slightly different perspective. As a musician I have performed at Vivaldi's a number of times now. The staff are wonderfully accommodating and go out of their way to help us as a band. In terms of food; we are always well fed. Many of my family and friends have come to the shows and always... More 

3 Thank Rob M
Canberra, Australia
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89 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I seem to get to Vivaldi about once a year but I should go more often. Yesterday I went for Sunday lunch with a cabaret performance by the outstanding Michael Cormick. I had forgotten the charm of the place with well spaced tables, velvet and gilt decoration, linen serviettes, antique pieces and cabinets of show business books. Licensed for only... More 

3 Thank fatheralbert
Sydney, Australia
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

The complete restaurant was taken over for this occasion . Very well organised, food pretty good, lovely salmon dish, service very good considering the numbers staff had to cope with. A pleasant evening had by all.

2 Thank JillExpensiveRock
Canberra, Australia
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159 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We enjoyed the Rhonda Burchmore dinner and show ... The most recent of our visits to Teatro Vivaldi. Every time we have been to a dinner and show we have thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The menus always seem to match the theme of the show as well as using local fresh produce. The environment is small and intimate and there isn't... More 

2 Thank Deb T
Canberra, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Chef par excellence - best steak ever! Good on you Markos! Thanks for the fantastic show Mark! We shall see you again. Cheers! From Simon & Kirsten M.

2 Thank Simon M
Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Teatro Vivaldi has a Christmas Dinner Show called "Baby Boomers", the dates for the remaining shows are 15th to 19th December with 2 shows on the 19th. If you have not seen this show, then I can highly recommend it to you. Mark the Owner of Vivaldi has a great menu for the show, and the food is fantastic, I... More 

2 Thank Dave M
Canberra, Australia
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

I am a great fan of Teatro Vivaldi, but a recent Christmas lunch there with a group of friends was particularly delightful. We ate out on the patio in the shade of the willow trees that grow there along the banks of Sullivan's Creek as it wends its way through the grounds of Australian National University. As ever, the service... More 

3 Thank Marcel D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: University Avenue | ANU Arts Centre, Canberra 0200, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6257 2718

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