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Caph's Restaurant & Cafe Bar

) #226 of 1,076 Restaurants in Canberra $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
Franklin Street, Canberra 2603, Australia
+61 2 6295 9783
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“duck risotto” (2 reviews)
“snitzel” (2 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Franklin Street, Canberra 2603, Australia
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Reviews (149)
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered veal aschnitzel and it tasted awful so I callled the waiter and explained it was not edible. He made no comment but took it away no didn't return. We assumed I wouldn't be charged for the meal but we were unapologetically charged full...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Caph's is an institution in Canberra, and has been in the same location for decades. It's menu is eclectic, covering Asian to steaks and fish and chips. This can often be a problem, as the kitchen ends up being master of none. However, when we...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

we were seated promptly then things went downhill from there. called in for lunch after the movies food was hot and reasonable quantity but had to wait a long time for bland food. coffee was cold and had to request dessert a second time, should...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

With a slightly updated menu but same wonderful flavours we went back and will be returning again again. Great service and i love that vintage look. So cosy and and we love that the staff are so social. We had the special Atlantic Salmon which...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

Caph's is an old fashioned place and would not be classed as fancy, however, the meals are really lovely and the staff excellent.

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Met old friends here for a nice quiet dinner and it was a good choice. All servings were generous and delicious. Maybe a little quick between courses, but I had the light curry prawns (yummy) and then lamb which melted in your mouth. Great service,...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Menu is always full of options and the food is plentiful and delicious. Staff are always friendly and helpful. Love the milkshakes and cakes.

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Our group of four friends tried Caph's for lunch on a wet Sunday. Staff were friendly and professional in this historic cafe but the food let it down badly. Especially disappointing was the spaghetti marinara and the spinach pie. The seafood was overcooked in the...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We've been eating here on and off for years when we visit Canberra. It's always a full plate and we're never disappoint. Love the bacon and eggs with s side of hash browns. Nerver soggy or oily and very delicious. The staff are also very...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Unfortunately the service is absolutely terrible at Caph's these days. We have been patrons of Caphs for many years but the last 3 times the waiters have not been up to scratch, slapping the menus on the table without a word and just plain rude...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Franklin Street, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6295 9783
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