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Abell's Kopi Tiam

7 Furneaux St, Canberra 2603, Australia
+61 2 6239 4199
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef rendang” (25 reviews)
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5:30 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Furneaux St, Canberra 2603, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Four of us dined here recently and were all very pleased with the experience. Friendly and helpful staff served excellent Malaysian/Indonesia food. The curry puffs, the chicken satays and the vegie spring rolls were all enjoyed, as was the Bali chicken, lamb curry and the...More

Thank tmg123Melbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very popular restaurant . The staff are friendly and helpful. Orders are prepared efficiently and delivered to the table. Patrons have a choice of seating inside or outside. Reservations are welcome. Coprkage at $9 per bottle is a little too much, compared to price...More

Thank Kev B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent. Beef massaman curry. Deep fried tofu. Vegetable spring rolls with chilli jam. Fast service. Reasonable price. Only issue was we sat down at an outside table. Noone else sitting outside. It was 6.15pm. We were told to move tables as this...More

Thank Jacquie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having lived in Malaysia/Indonesia for several years, we were highly delighted to experience the delights of this restaurant. Service was prompt and polite, the winelist very adequate and the food quite exceptional. Noise level was low and parking relatively easy. Prices are competitive.

Thank John W
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The Kopi Tiam restaurant in Manuka is very popular and with that comes busy, at least on Friday nights. The prices are a little on the elevated side of life, but that probably is a Canberra trait. Given that the meals arrive in a very...More

Thank Dodger52
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The fact that Kopi Tiam in Manuka has been successful for almost 20 years is obvious every time I've gone there (which is a lot!). It has good food - actually REALLY good food - and good service in unpretentious but comfortable surroundings and has...More

Thank TheGoodOil
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My wife and I took 4 friends who were visiting form Malaysia to Dinner at Abell's. Booking by phone was easy and the staff taking the call was courteous and spoke well and very clearly. The service was very good and food was delivered to...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A restaurant that has never let us down. Absolutely delicious fresh food, great service and after patronizing the restaurant regularly whilst living in Canberra until 2010...we still make sure we have at least one meal there as a family when we visit Canberra once a...More

Thank 450unad
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Lunched here with a mate recently. We sat in the outdoor area on a perfect Canberra spring day. The staff are friendly and inviting and choices for lunch are quite extensive. The food was delicious and was served promptly. Coffee afterwards was also surprisingly good....More

Thank Jon Q
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Over priced for average food that's not particularly authentic. A miserable server and then a 10% surcharge because we choose to give them business on a Sunday. Not again ...

Thank Richard M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Furneaux St, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6239 4199
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