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Blue Olive Cafe

56 Alinga St, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6230 4600
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
5 weeks ago
26 Jul 2017
“My first stop every morning ”
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
56 Alinga St, Canberra 2601, Australia
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had coffee and raisin toast - nothing tricky. Coffee was weak, raisin toast was the most basic supermarket stuff. Overpriced for what it was.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

My first stop every morning for a coffee on way to work, the owners are always very friendly and welcoming. Coffee is fantastic and good delicious, highly recommended

Thank Alpacca
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

If you want delicious take away coffee, sandwiches or rolls in Civic/the city this is it. Or if you want to relax and enjoy your sandwiches, roll and coffee then dine here. The servings are huge and the food is delicious. The coffee is hot...More

Thank Stephturk
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Central location near CBD. Went there for breakfast and it was very popular with office groups having brekkie on the way to work which says a lot. Good coffee too

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 26 January 2016

The staff are friendly, the food is very good and the atmosphere is great. There is outdoor seating which is great during the warmer months

Thank SamA63_12
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Blue Olive is a hip little cafe near where me and my partner work. Its a good little spot to catch up with a someone or a small group of people. Pros and cons from us below; Pros: > Best thing about blue Olive is...More

Thank RobndAnge
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Stopped in for lunch at the Blue Olive - the food was fine and the coffee very good but have marked the place down a notch or two because the of the stern, no-nonsense approach of the operator. She had a lot of trouble cracking...More

1  Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Really relaxed cafe with great coffee and food. I had some time to kill before catching the bus to Sydney and rather than sitting at the bus station, I came to Blue Olive. Definitely a better option! A nice, relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Thank euroetraveller007
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Good coffee and all day breakfast place. Good raisin bread and eggs on toast. Nice terrace and friendly service . All age clients tha obviously like the place to chat. Fresh juices .

Thank Doroted
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

I recently visited Blue Olive Cafe with a friend for lunch. The food was pretty good, however, the service was slow and a staff member was rude. We ordered two coffees and two sandwiches and after waiting for over 35 minutes we inquired how much...More

Thank Sheree T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Alinga St, Canberra 2601, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6230 4600
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