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The Deck

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
Barrine Drive Commonwealth Pk, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6230 7234
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
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Cafe, Australian, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
Barrine Drive Commonwealth Pk, Canberra 2600, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The location was perfect for our long walk around Lake Burley Griffin. Firstly stopped here for a coffee (mid morning) and then on our return had a light lunch here. Quite expensive for a light lunch (one milk shake, one toasted crosseint and one toasted...More

Thank warners1
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We were here for lunch today and my review is mixed. Fantastic location right on Lake Burley Griffin with views all around, seating options are inside out of the wind or outside on the deck enjoying that magnificent view. We placed our lunch order for...More

Thank RodnJude
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were told there would be about a half hour wait for our order - not a real problem - it arrived in 45 minutes but was fresh, hot and very tasty. Open BLT for me and Penne with bacon and mushroom for Cathy. Prices...More

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Had a yummy lunch with family of 4 in July 2017. The view was amazing however we stayed inside due to the weather. I would imagine in Summer this would be the place to be. The breakfast we had was HuGe and so yummy. Kids...More

Thank FamilyHolidays19
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Well a nice place to sit and soak in the views, as well as pet friendly on the outside deck. Great place for a coffee and cake, but avoid the food on the menu, as it is pretty ordinary. I ordered a Caesar Salad and...More

Thank ronaldcoombes
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We came here for a coffee break this morning at around 11am-12pm. We were welcomed by a super friendly waitress with a warm smile. She was the motivation for me to take the time to write this review. Sitting on the deck, you can overlook...More

Thank Li N
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped for a coffee after a long walk. Sitting outside in the sun was heavenly! The coffees were very good and the cakes looked delicious! We had the hazelnut meringue and it was very nice. Will be going back for a more substantial meal...More

Thank EllieandSherlock
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Monday for lunch. The kitchen was closed so cabinet food only available. My orange and almond cake was delicious. No vegan options at all for my daughter. Coffee was terrible but this is my opinion only! The view was stunning on...More

Thank Delamy K
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This us one of the great viewpoints when visiting Canberra, especially on a sunny day. Just sitting on the deck overlooking the lake towards the east, taking in the sweeping views is wonderfully relaxing. The coffee is good and the cake range wide. A reasonable...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 18 May 2017

A few colleagues and I went to The Deck for a quick lunch while on business in Canberra. The views at the venue are simply stunning (see photo), we sat outside as it was lovely sunny day. The weren't many customers while we were there,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Contemporary
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
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09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrine Drive Commonwealth Pk, Canberra 2600, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6230 7234
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