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Tongue & Groove - CLOSED

Corner of Genge & Bunda Street, Canberra, Australia
+61 2 6230 4455
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
6 Jun 2016
“Excellent Deserts”
20 May 2016
“Friday night drinks”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Spanish, Australian, American, Pizza
$$ - $$$
Corner of Genge & Bunda Street, Canberra, Australia
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 6 June 2016

We stopped into this restaurant mid-week for a "late evening" pizza and dessert special and were pleasantly surprised. The thin crust pizza and the hot apply pie type dessert were excellent. We will be back.

Thank Lisa73_Canberra
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 8.30pm for some drinks with friends. Not having been to ACT before we arrived at our hotel and walked to the CBD for some drinks with friends who arrived earlier that day. After looking on trip advisor we chose 'Tongue & Groove'...More

Thank Tripinator146
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Good atmosphere! Happily talked the night away over a few beverages outside! Fantastic location and always seems to have a buzz about it! Would've been nice to have a little more banter with the staff but it was nice that the music wasn't overpowering.

Thank CBRfoodie
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Canberra bars are never going to be great, are they? Most try to make the best of their soulless inner city locations, but, lets face it, there's more life in a tramp's vest than there is in Canberra's CBD. Tongue and Groove does nothing to...More

1  Thank fatbeetle
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Old school RNB music and a great atmosphere. Thoroughly enjoyed my night! My girlfriend loved the cocktails and I loved the price of drinks! Friendly bar staff and speedy service. Definitely will need another visit.

1  Thank Lindsey S
Reviewed 10 January 2016

This bar/bistro has a wide range of food. Food was ok - our table ate fish and chips, schnitzel, thai vegetable curry with soft drinks and wine. Staff were a bit vague when we ordered at the counter - they were new/not used to food...More

Thank Arabella B
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed watching sports there during the day and they have a great selection of beers to choose from. Didn't check it out at night but heard has a nice nightlife scene.

Thank geoff180352
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Abysmal.... No better way to describe this place Bad food! Bad service! Absolute disgrace, would definitely not recommend!!!!

Thank VT A
Reviewed 18 December 2015

We booked dinner here in advance for a Friday night, and were expecting good food and service based on on-line reviews, and the venue's website. However, we were treated poorly when we arrived, and things got worse from there. Our table waiter swore and gave...More

Thank Ozzieflyer
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Was the best steak I have had in a long time- perfectly cooked and perfectly sized. I have found today that the portions have become larger and larger in dining options. But this had it right and the wine was fine too- - wee bit...More

1  Thank inaquay
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$32
Spanish, Australian, American, Pizza
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Genge & Bunda Street, Canberra, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6230 4455
  • E-mail
Come in and experience the creative new menu at Tongue & Groove. Shaped by our recently appointed head chef, Ayhan Erkoc, it showcases a diverse range of innovative yet playful dishes. South-Australia’s chef of the year, Ayhan has brought a quality to Tongue & Groove’s food drawn from the cutting-edge of cuisine. With style and service to match, in an award-winning interior, Tongue & Groove is the perfect meeting place for food, drinks and entertainment in the city.
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