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Green Herring Restaurant

O'Hanlon Place, Nicholls 2913, Australia
+61 2 6230 2657
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“herring” (48 reviews)
“venison” (14 reviews)
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Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
O'Hanlon Place, Nicholls 2913, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was impeccable. Lots of parking available. Warm and cosy place. Good food selection. Very tasty and delicious food. I loved the pork belly and the chilli cake/brownie :) I would highly recommend this place.

1  Thank Ramesh P
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely place, great food, friendly service. Dessert menu was exquisite.Beverage menu was very good. There is a lovely old fire place in the restaurant which is great for chilly nights. Staff were helpful and friendly.

2  Thank Dianne G
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Had a brilliant meal here last night. Food was great, not fussy and over the top, i.e. a well sized meal with no fancy schmalzy plate painting!!! Well priced, cosy surroundings, pleasant music that you can actually talk over. Staff and host were very friendly...More

2  Thank Rob B
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Walk in and its warm and cosy with the wood fires burning brightly. 10 of us went to dinner 16 year olds to 73 and everybody was very pleased. My venison was cooked to perfection rare as I ordered it with a side dish of...More

1  Thank lunchdearboy
Reviewed 21 August 2017

From the outset the little restaurant looks lovely and quaint from the outside and does not disappoint when entering. The restaurant has an awesome ambience and on a freezing winters night the fireplace and decore of the place did not disappoint. The staff were friendly...More

1  Thank Joey60_13
Reviewed 12 August 2017

My husband and I went to Green Herring this evening on a date night while visiting Canberra. While the restaurant itself is cosy and historic, the food was terrible. We had the prawns for entree, they were overcooked and the sauce was lackluster. I had...More

Thank Hayley H
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Tucked away in an unprepossessing 1860's off-street slab hut is a hidden gem. The warmth of the huge open fire on entry reflects the total atmosphere. The structure of the building absorbs sound instead of echoing so background noise is minimal making conversation comfortable. The...More

1  Thank Tonbou
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I dined on Fri, 23rd Jun 2017 with my parents. The atmosphere is absolutely amazing. A cosy open fire welcomed us as soon as we walked in the door which was a welcomed relief from the cold. The service was second to none. The owner...More

1  Thank Kate C
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I've been coming here on an irregular basis for decades. The quality has varied wildly (last time was awful), but this time a smiley face. I was taken for Mothers' Day so I can't comment on the normal a-la-carte menu. I rather like the rustic...More

1  Thank CultureCommando
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I took my mother and grandmother here for a special mother's day lunch and was extremely impressed by the service and food! The atmosphere here is incredible, the cottage vibe and fireplaces are just lovely. Thanks to all the staff for a great lunch. I...More

1  Thank Stuart C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: O'Hanlon Place, Nicholls 2913, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Nicholls
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6230 2657
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