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Capitol Bar and Grill

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1 London Cct, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 62471488
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (107 reviews)
“crab cakes” (9 reviews)
“antipasto plate” (10 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM Hours
Bar, Australian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 London Cct, Canberra 2601, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The hotel advertises itself as a stylish place to go and eat and the online menu prices are for that style. On arrival parking was difficult however e found a disabled park we could use. Walking in there was a large crowd in the foyer...More

Thank Clefys
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We had dinner here on Friday night. Our meals were uneatable. They were cold, and the meat was uncooked/raw inside. The waiter even noticed we couldn't eat our meals and asked if there was a problem. We said the meals were undercooked and cold and...More

Thank TarakayAustralia
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Had a very nice dinner here on a cold winter evening. Lovely ambience inside, first class service, and great choice menu and drinks list. The pasta dish I had was tasty and cooked perfectly. My colleagues meals were equally well received. Recommended.

Thank Moonrock1962
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This restaurant is overrated. We dined twice and it was expensive. The steak was OK, nothing extraordinary and served with basic mustards so you had to buy fries, béarnaise etc if you wanted this. The room was cold. The 2nd meal we had was worse....More

Thank Jen041
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We had a great start with a friendly and welcoming host but everything was downhill after that. From the forgotten wine to the hour plus wait for our main courses everything that was wrong with this meal was down to either not enough staff to...More

1  Thank Dave R
Reviewed 15 July 2018

The menu was limited (especially the vegetables) but the steaks were divine. The sweet potato chips were the best that I have ever tasted. The ''shared" bowl of peas was stingy and we felt that only two choices of vegetables was insufficient - surely the...More

Thank AustralianHelen
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Good atmosphere. Enjoyed my steak, however the Pork belly was one strip of pork around some sort of stuffing - disappointing! The deserts were good. When checking bill next day, i was charged $26 for 4 oyster entree when they were $3 each on the...More

1  Thank Chloe9ld
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a hearty meal of delicious steaks and mac and cheese with a good bottle of South Australian Shiraz, perfect on a cold night in Canberra. The staff were friendly and attentive and added to the overall experience. I can recommend the Capitol Bar...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Have had dinner a few times there now always great food , staff are always very freindly, great atmosphere, will definitely be back again

Thank peterjtoy
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were staying in the hotel overnight for work reasons and decided to have an easy dinner in a restaurant we had heard some todo about. The atmosphere in the restaurant is quite delightful, masculine and interesting. The wait staff were attentive...More

Thank Nicole W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Australian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 London Cct, Canberra 2601, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 62471488
  • E-mail
With a concept created by acclaimed Australian restaurateur Robert Marchetti, Creative Food Director of QT Hotels you will have your fill of fine wine and food offerings that are perfect for a power dinner. An Italian themed concept with signature antipasto table, mixed with Italian classics and future favourites, teamed with prime cut steaks from the wood fired grill.
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