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Bunda Street, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6257 5966
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“sausage rolls” (38 reviews)
“pies” (48 reviews)
“cherry pie” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Bunda Street, Canberra 2601, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Arrived at Dobinsons on Saturday morning looking for ward to a nice brunch before going to the movies. After looking at the specials board we moved inside to place our order. The order was taken quickly and with no fuss. It was a little chilly,...More

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had the pancakes. Holy wow! Just amazing. My daughters babychino was the best one i had ever seen but my husband was not totally thrilled with his pies.

Thank Fiona W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time we’ve eaten here being glad to find something open downtown on a Sunday morning. Both shad Dobi’s Big Breakfast which was great but a few items weren’t as hot as the rest of the meal. Coffees were great!

Thank DRU842
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always popular, Dobinsons is a bit of an institution in Canberra city. The cakes are amazing, the coffee very good & the meals have always been of good standard. I had the French toast for breakfast & the others had various forms of egg dishes...More

Thank Mr_Mrs_Melbourne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely breakfast in here this morning. Food was very quick and the coffee was great. Will definitely be back to try the sausage rolls. They look yummy.

Thank Adam K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the one in Canberra Centre with the seatings outside. The food’s good. I ordered pancake and it’s yummy for breakfast. All cakes on display make me drool, too. But then, that morning I sat on a table outside. The table’s wobbly when...More

Thank QisthiShafira
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Generous helpings of bacon with poached eggs spoilt by cold coffee. Still, well worth visiting with average prices and a choice of sitting inside or outside.

Thank PaulW502
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Great counter service, food okay. I think the takeaway bakery offered nicer options than the sit down fairly watery eggs I had. Would try something from there next time. Coffee great 👍🏼

Thank 433GoldCoaster
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We always enjoy dropping in here when visiting Canberra as their breakfasts are wholesome and delicious with lots of vege alternatives. There are internal & external dining areas.

Thank DJ 2
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Met family here for lunch.What a place.Yummy pies,quiches and sausage rolls,plus a huge assortment of delicious looking cakes and pastries.$10 blackboard lunch specials on offer too! Judging by the long queue for service[take away] it’s apparent this cafe is a favourite with nearby office staff.As...More

Thank nanabronwyn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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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