We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

D'Browes

#133 of 1,033 Restaurants in Canberra
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Australian
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
59 Boolimba Cres, Canberra 2604, Australia
+61 2 6295 6990
Today
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

84 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 84: English reviews
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely food but now we are having a break as we have had everything on the menu that we enjoy!! The pork chop, steak, salmon in the main dishes are yummy. Entrees, prawns, calamari, scallops also yummy. You will enjoy, Invite Damian the chef to a glass a red whilst you are there and he will sit down and have... More 

Helpful?
Thank MrsFussy1962
Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
121 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

It is the Chef himself who comes to tell you what the specials are of the day. We had the oysters, scallops in very tasty garlic sauce and the ministrone soup as starters. All excellent but too much for starters. As maincourse we went for the gulash (spicy) with sauerkraut and the salmon. Delicious again but too much. Also the... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank wim s
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
158 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Today was my first visit to this restaurant as the Narrabundah shops. The food was hearty and generous portions, well cooked and presented as well as a tasty treat. I enjoyed my smoked salmon. Others of our group enjoyed the lamb shanks. My neighbouring diner raved about the seafood pie, apparently one of the house specialties. Entrees were tasty too... More 

Helpful?
Thank Chris M
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Hearty food with a french flair. I have been a number of times to D'Browes and have never been disappointed. Their lamb shanks are delicious but be warned they are not skimpy meals so bring your appetite. I will be going back.

Helpful?
Thank Floss A
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Level Contributor
64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This restaurant is an old favourite and we've probably tried most of the extensive menu (there are specials too) over the years we've been coming here. Chef Damian always remembers us and makes us feel welcome. On our most recent visit, each of us had an entree and a main course: the tempura prawns and fillet steak, oysters and the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sally P
Queanbeyan, Australia
Level Contributor
48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Nice relaxed environment. Easy parking. Had the sardines entree follwed by goulash and wife had mussels followed by lamb shank and we both had sticky date pudding. Is BYO. Bill not that bad. Was about $130 for our meal. Go back --- yes we will.

Helpful?
Thank Kimbacat1
canberra
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Our very favourite restaurant l, the seafood pie is awesome, we have a .friend who comes Sydney for one. The menu is extensive and delisios,l I giv D'Browes a 9.9 rating, to get the extra .1 I would like a cushion on the chair !!!

Helpful?
Thank archieCanberra
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Sublime food! Recommend to all. If you visit Canberra this is a must stop venue. Authentic food, friendly staff, made me feel like a local. 5 thumbs up!

Helpful?
Thank Anthony S
Sutton Forest
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

BYO. Tasty food. Generous portions. Warm and cosy. Nice atmosphere. Duck delicious and salmon crispy skinned and very tasty. Love restaurants that season food!!!!!!!! Thanks

Helpful?
Thank 27Lifetimes
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

I want to offer some thoughts (unsolicited) on a couple of comments in the ‘Poor’ and ‘Terrible’ TripAdvisor ratings for d’Browses restaurant. Please note I’m not trying to belittle others’ reviews; reactions to a venue depend entirely on impressions when one visits. D’Browses serves scallops roe-on, a practice with which Tasmanians will be familiar (but most roe-on scallops are Japanese... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Trinkaus

Travellers who viewed D'Browes also viewed

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
 
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
 

Been to D'Browes? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$100
Cuisine
Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Boolimba Cres, Canberra 2604, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6295 6990

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from D'Browes staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?