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The Promenade Cafe

Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6269 8810
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“salads” (23 reviews)
“seafood” (31 reviews)
“mussels” (15 reviews)
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra 2600, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The buffet offered a variety of good food. The seafood in particular was fresh and tasty with large prawns, oysters, Balmain bugs, and muscles to choose from. The desserts were also good, as well as having nice cheeses, nuts, dried fruit and crackers. The price...More

1  Thank LetsGo869
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I don't mean to brag...but...this place is outstanding value for money especially if you can consume 53 oysters in one sitting. Topped off with a luxury desert bar...you will enjoy fond memories and drawing an ace next day...whats even better is they clear your plates...More

Thank michelininaus
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We stopped here for supper during a tour. We had hot chocolate and sweets. I have never had such divine hot chocolate. The sweets (variety of cheesecake, tiramisu, sponge, etc) were perfectly presented and delicious. Staff were very attentive and friendly. Would love to go...More

Thank corgan00
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

The Promepnade never disappoints. The quality is always high and the variety constantly changes. Seafood (oysters, muscles, crabs, scallops, prawns), roasts, salads, vegetables, all from a variety of cuisines. Great service. Deserts were just the best selection to end the meal - especially the mango...More

Thank auriel b
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We went for dinner last night (surprise for me) for our 20th wedding anniversary. We were actually married at the Hyatt 26 May 1997, had our pre-wedding and wedding night there, had our children all christening there and have generally felt a very close, emotional...More

Thank Sally-anne K
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We visited The Promenade cafe to enjoy the Seafood Buffet. There was a great range of seafood and non-seafood dishes. Also a great selection of desserts. The bottles of sparkling water was expensive. Like really expensive. The Buffet for two, one glass of wine, two...More

Thank Ross D
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The decor is severely outdated for a Hyatt hotel and desperately calls for a revamp. Not much elegance, with mismatched coloured beans and angel-noodles in glass displays...? The menu itself is good, however overpriced for the taste and value. You are better off going elsewhere...More

1  Thank moonlightlodge
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Park Hyatt’s main restaurant, Promenade Café, specializes in extensive breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets, with a very wide range of offerings at many different stations. Particularly popular is its weekend Seafood Buffet. Promenade Café also offers an à la carte menu, which, in our mind,...More

Thank GreatBlue2
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The kids and I had dinner here one night whilst staying at the hotel for 3 nights and chose from the a la carte menu which had many gluten free options for my daughter. I chose the barramundi even though the description had me confused...More

Thank Vic820
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The buffet there is very popular but we opted for the a la carte. Food was delicious, certainly did not disappoint. We were well looked after by the wait staff

Thank B2201BPanonymous
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra 2600, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6269 8810
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