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Rubicon

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Australian, Gluten Free Options
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6A Barker St, Canberra 2603, Australia
+61 2 6295 9919
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18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Canberra, Australia
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The setting and staff and menu are very good, but during an evening dinner the food was lacking a little. I expected a 'wow' experience and was generally underwhelmed by the food. The food was nice and well cooked. I had the rabbit sausage as an entree and would not give it much for rabbit flavour. I could not recommend... More 

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Thank Boomer1956
Canberra
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I wrote a review in May 2015 with the heading "Nearly Perfect''. More recently four of us had a meal at Rubicon that was truly perfect. Such a meal involves many transactions: each of the dishes has to be based on good ingredients, well cooked and served, each drink has to be promptly and properly poured. The beginning of the... More 

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1 Thank portmerionCanberra
Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nicely set up tables with while cloths and napkins but fairly close to other tables for comfort. The wine buckets (sink) were behind my chair and I found it very annoying having waiters grabbing wine for other tables during my meal. Predinner drinks were served promptly from a huge choice of beverages. The menu is fairly small with a selection... More 

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Thank graham t
Canberra, Australia
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321 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right from the time I rang to book a family get together for 12 through till the end of a great meal I was delighted with the interaction I had with the staff from the Rubicon. We ING had lots of dietary issues but these presented no problems for the staff and we has a really enjoyable evening. Even four... More 

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1 Thank StephenR285
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89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saturday night meal. we love the menu selections, and the service that is always good. I had the bourbon oysters, and chicken. we have been going to R for some years now, and we never have a bad experience. R has a loyal following in those who recognise the value in eating here. R is one of our top 3... More 

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1 Thank Wheathouse
Canberra, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

truly amazing dinner on valentines day - advertised 7 course but about 14 samplings all up - generous wine and wide-ranging food & wine

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Thank Chris H
Canberra, Australia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food was great and with a difference. The service was average but adequate. It was a pleasant atmosphere with loads of people there.

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Thank thehaganfamily
Canberra
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151 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

A party of 7 family members just days before Xmas, venue packed and buzzing with happy diners. 2 of our party did not eat meat and the beauty of the degustation is that you choose the dishes you want. Each wine complimented the food and it is a nice way to try different wines. Great to see a good selection... More 

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Thank RussCanberra
Canberra, Australia
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599 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

From the moment we arrived, until we left, this was totally amazing. Great decor & ambience. All the staff greeted us as we walked to our table down the back. Our wait staff were genuinely friendly, hospitable and knowledgable. The restaurant was full and yet the way it is beautifully set out, the noise level is kept to a minimum.... More 

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Thank Randall K
Canberra, Australia
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely evening at Rubicon that once again exceeded expectations. Delightful atmosphere, understated & classy decor, a simply delicious menu & superb wine list makes this a Canberra standout for us. Rubicon has been our 'special occasion' go to restaurant for many years & apart from the divine food it is the service that keeps us coming back. The prompt,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 42 - US$ 65
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6A Barker St, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6295 9919

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