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Canvas Bistro Bar Gallery

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$$ - $$$
Australian, Asian
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1 Paseo Saturnino | Banilad, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 416 0895
07:00 - 23:00
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Cebu City, Philippines
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119 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Our guests visiting Cebu originally residents of Karachi. This is the new location of Canvas as previously at Ayala Mall. Good location and easy access. Staff friendly and decor relaxed. The food the four of us had was excellent. Excellent choice and variety. Service was average. Slow to take and deliver the order. Waiter was named Jethro. Bloody Mary was... More 

Thank Erik H
Phuket, Thailand
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

My friends and I had a great night at Canvas last night trying Chef Steve's Vegemite scrolls and very tasty pies we loved the chunky beef with mash potato and mushy peas, Thai green curry and the chilli con carne was tasty too all washed down with ice cold San Miguel. Looking forward to our next visit !

Thank katacove
Paris, France
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I'm fairly sure these guys have never been to Australia. We've ordered the Australian beef sausages. If you served this up at Bunnings in Australia you would be shot. We also ordered the pie floater A. It's not a pie floater just mushy pees on a pie. B. There's corn & carrots in the pie, but no gravy???? If you... More 

Thank Denny H
Cebu City, Philippines
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

A restaurant which has very exciting menu. It has a fusion of asian and international flavors. I really love their salad, pasta and fish meals. Though a bit pricey but its your money's worth. You can't find a meal like theirs

Thank Verna1104
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The main dishes were simple and tasty made with good ingredient that satisified our European taste. As someone else mentioned in another review after a couple of weeks of local food we were happy to resolve a craving for comfort food that tasted like something we would have had back home. Not always an easy task in Cebu because of... More 

Thank Boyd E
Cebu City, Philippines
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

When in doubt, go to Canvas. From appetizers to the entree and dessert, the selection is varied to suit your craving. This visit is no exception even if we skipped the entree since the appetizers we chose, mushroom bruschetta and fish cake were good and filling enough. Paired off with their pumpkin soup and salad with jicama, and polished off... More 

Thank Maria Luisa C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

After spending 8 weeks in the rural parts of the Philippines, I was craving some Western food before my departure. Many places disappoint, but Canvas was so fantastic, we came back for lunch the following day. The only place I've had a decent salad, soup, bread (that's not white bread or sugared), and rice rolls. My friend had the penne... More 

Thank Paige C
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

The food is small serving.The taste was not okay. It's not consistent. The cutleries are dirty. I find it hard to chew the food. It's not fresh. I don't like the service very unattentive. It was not a rush hour because it was few customers that time. Especially the waiter who always checking his phone. I heard it was Eman... More 

Thank virus02710
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I love this resto because of less diners and their ambiance is so great. I find calmness dining here and satisfaction in foods being served. Per serving here is quite pricey but it's worthy.

Thank Honey M
Brisbane Region, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

Needed a quick bite on a stop over in the Henry and we chose Canvas over the italian restaurant next door, a decision which we regretted and reversed. The glass windows and modern interior appealed, however the food was mediocre at best. It had no heart and soul is the best way I can describe it and we had the... More 

Thank keggy h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Paseo Saturnino | Banilad, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Cebu City
  • Phone Number: +63 32 416 0895
Canvas Bistro Bar Gallery offers casual bistro dining with modern industrial look, serving Australian Cafe style food, using traditional Western cooking techniques infusing the flavours of the East, while maximizing the use of local produce for sustainable practice. Bar serves a limited but good selection of Australian wines, cocktails and non alcoholic tonics.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?