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6A Barker St, Canberra 2603, Australia
+61 2 6295 9919
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6A Barker St, Canberra 2603, Australia
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1 - 10 of 277 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reading all the reviews that rated this restaurant as excellent and only one "poor" rating in recent times, I was expecting it to be very good as it has been in past years when I have visited, as were my friends. However, on the night...More

Thank MatthewJames2009
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fine dining at its best, superb food, outstanding service, well designed so you can hear everyone at the table. Gnochi was amazing, plenty of vegetarian options. We enjoy our visits to Canberra as there are so many great restaurants and cafes, but this is probably...More

Thank Saratoga2251
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The soft furnishings here mean that you can hear one another's conversation without clattering and echoes. The tables are thoughtfully arranged so as not to overhear others. The food choice is great as is the food itself, presented well. Good attentive service. We shared a...More

Thank LynnCanberra
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great atmosphere and service food to die for great for sharing a real treat. It is a testament to a great restaurant that they have kept there great service and food for 17 years

1  Thank Wayne A
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I recently visited Rubicon for dinner as part of a large group who selected the 8 course banquet. The staff on the evening were friendly and the food was good. Unfortunately most of my group finished dinner with an appetite as the serve sizes were...More

Thank Saltwatercreek
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I can't praise our dining experience highly enough! The food was absolutely delicious and beautifully presented, the service was friendly and knowledgeable and the room was warm and inviting. We has a truly delightful dining experience. My friend, who is a chef herself, was most...More

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 14 August 2017

visiting friends in Canberra on a Monday night in the middle of winter I wanted to treat them for being great hosts and they chose this restaurant. It is a local favourite with some loyal clients. Food is excellent and wine list is extensive but...More

1  Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Rubicon is always good. We started with Rubicon oysters - in addition to the bourbon oysters, R is also offering wasabi oysters. both are culinary delights. We had beef cheek - the usual melt in your mouth meat dish; kingfish sashimi and gnocchi. all very...More

1  Thank Wheathouse
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Pleasant venue with excellent service, great food and good menu selection. the only issue we had was the fairly hefty corkage fee per bottle of wine. Other than that we are happy to recommend this restaurant for anyone seeking an enjoyable night out.

1  Thank L9442AMpeterr
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Fine dining atmosphere with attentive staff presenting a high quality and varied menu with multiple choices from starters to entrees to mains & desserts. Restaurant was happy to accommodate our BYO preference (at $15/bottle) for our special birthday celebrations for daughter and son-in-law. Quiet and...More

1  Thank ColinHill116
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Response from Sue T | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$43 - US$67
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6A Barker St, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6295 9919
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