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36 Franklin St | Manuka, Canberra 2603, Australia
+61 2 6295 1036
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
36 Franklin St | Manuka, Canberra 2603, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived for a 30th family birthday to find the wrong date had been booked. I felt quite panicked as the restaurant was full. They immediately calmed me and said they would set up a private room for the 12 of us. This was completed...More

Thank Lois W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I combined an entree of pork dumplings with Chinese broccoli in ginger sauce with some rice and of course chilli on the side. The meal was very tasty and the servings generous. The staff are friendly and attentive. Highly recommended.

Thank darrenhau1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Canberra for a four night stay. We found Bambusa on our first night. It was delicious so we went back again on our last night. The service was friendly and welcoming. The food was well presented, light and fresh. Chinese can often...More

Thank ropey1978
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times, the whole duck is exceptional value, other dishes are high quality. Good service, nice atmosphere for dining. Highly recommended for dinner for couples or family.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sometime you choose the wrong dish, it happens. But when you finally get the best and most delicious dish (Chicken boiled dumplings) you can never get enough of Bambusa. The staff are good and the food is good. I recommend if you want an asian...More

Thank girlonline2016
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We waited 5 minutes for our menus to even arrive and then another 15 for our order to be taken. Food arrived 25 minutes later and it was terrible. My chicken cashew nut tasted like boiled chicken served in salty water. My partner had four...More

1  Thank DiggiesM
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly and efficient service and very tasty Asian dishes. Wide ranging menu with many veggie options. Recommend teriyaki eggplant. House beer ok too.

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My boyfriend and I are suckers for great Chinese food, especially dumplings! We've gone all around Canberra until we found Bambusa and haven't gone anywhere since. We visit almost once a week because we just love the food and the staff. They know our order...More

Thank Bri P
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

This was just what we wanted for a quick lunch before an afternoon movie. The chicken and corn soup and spring rolls were just right. One of our group had a laksa, this was so big we all needed to help eating... everyone was pleased...More

Thank cherash
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Even though I arrived at 8.30pm, it was a full house inside and outside. The waiter found a table for me right away. It did take some time before I was asked for my order. The waitress apologised. My pork ribs were very tender. The...More

Thank KevinVoyage
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Franklin St | Manuka, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6295 1036
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Opposite the Manuka Cinema
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