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Kingsley's Chicken

Fast food, Australian
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2 Liardet St, Weston, Canberra 2611, Australia
+61 2 6288 8439
10:30 - 18:00
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Sun 10:30 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 18:00
Fri 10:30 - 21:15
Sat 10:30 - 18:00
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I have never had a bad experience with Kingsleys. They are best known for their chips and gravy so delicious and moreish. Friendly staff as well. Always hot and fresh.

Thank Eden O
Canberra, Australia
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

It is what it is. Great chips, burgers have increasingly smaller pieces of chicken breast on them every time I go! Give it a year and you'll need a magnifying glass to find the chicken. Much better than KFC (IMHO)

Thank Perkij1313
Berlin, Germany
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is tasty fat food. You cant get into the pub but you have your licence but cant cook, so you go to Kingsley's. Just as well you played 2 games of soccer and have burned off the calories from last time. Its gross but sometimes you just want to break all the diet rules and binge. Kingsley's is the... More 

Thank ChapmanCanberra
Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This place is great. Cooked fresh and they have given me several times while waiting free food. Price is good. Friendly staff with good parking. Croquettes are my favorite. God knows what's inside.

Thank DanaK78
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Kingsley's chicken is like god-sent for Canberrans, so I will tread my words carefully. As for me, Kingsley is a place for I-can't-be-bothered-to-cook type of food or let's-get-fat type of cuisine. Food is oily, chicken thigh was chopped into half so that the other half can be sold as another chicken thigh. Soggy chips, tasteless gravy (charged) and ridiculous deal.... More 

Thank administrative83
Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Enjoy divine gourmet food in a quaint setting. The friendly waitstaff recommend the chefs special southern style chicken which truly exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend to anyone looking for a good quality feed!

Thank Olivialuvnoodles
Weston, Australia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Going here was the best thing I ever did the chicken is always great and the chips are dam good have never got my order wrong or given me crap food would recommend to eat here for a good meal :) also staff are great. :)

Thank stephannhje
Merrylands, Australia
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Great chicken and chips, with a Southern influence. I was not that hungry and I was able to order one chicken fillet, chips and a croquet. Just hit the spot without costing the earth. We ate in, whereas the majority of the patrons ordered takeaway.

Thank Joe M
Canberra, Australia
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

I love kingsleys chicken and the chips are the best especially with gravy on them, havent tried the burgers or wraps as of yet

Thank shim5
Sydney, Australia
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170 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

When I am in Canberra on business Kingsleys at Weston Creek is a must. The chips and gravy is simply amazing. The absolute best in Australia. Actually the world! I must say the fried chicken was a little hard and dry. But let's face it I am there for the chips not the chicken. Great value and great chips!

Thank TOPCAT05

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Fast food, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 21:15
10:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Liardet St, Weston, Canberra 2611, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra  >  Weston
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6288 8439

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?