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Haig Italian Restaurant

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108 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6243 8121
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Haig has been awesome for the last 5 years for our end of working Friday dinner. The menu has been updated with some new dishes. The reason we always back is hospitality and staff is attentive. Thanks to Lesley and Rob for looking after us and produced a heart warming food. These are some of the dishes we like,... More 

Thank Kannika R
Callala Bay Australia
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very popular restaurant. Excellent food with great menu selection, fully licenced. We got the last table at 6.15 on Friday.

Thank Margaret D
Melbourne, Australia
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We booked a 7pm dinner (there are actually 2 sittings), and received excellent service all night. Food was very good (especially good Pork Belly) and wine selection was available by bottle or glass. A bonus was 10% discount for staying upstairs.

Thank Geoff F
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Interstate guests staying at the Capital Apartments - so we went to dinner at The Haig which was downstairs. 7 people for dinner - garlic bread for table was tasty but a disappointment that it was flat bread and not Italian loaf. Around the table we had the scotch fillet cooked to perfection (rare), Gorgonzola gnocchi - very tasty although... More 

Thank Jacquie W
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Had dinner there tonight...very poor and all left still hungry Let owner know and she dropped the bottom lip.. Definitely will not be going back and would not recommend

Thank Jarrod S
Sydney, Australia
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82 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The Haig is attached to the Capital Executive Apartment Hotel and it was convenient to simply book in and dine without having to think too much about where to go and what to eat. We were not disappointed, the service, the main courses and the deserts were of world class quality. The menu provided a wide range of entrees` mains... More 

Thank Gary C
Canberra, Australia
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322 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We used to come here quite regularly a few years ago but stopped after a few meals that were not that appetising. We decided to give it another go but it was pretty disappointing. The menu is a bit odd. They have put in some "bistro favourties" such as steaks and fish and chips and seem to have added odd... More 

2 Thank CorvettePete
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Needed a pasta fix and stopped at the Haig for lunch, good food and well priced the staff were very friendly and the service 1st class

Thank Stuart F
Hoi An, Vietnam
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Thea looked after our table of 9. She was fabulous, funny and efficient. SO nice! We all absolutely loved our meals, and my pork belly was melt-in-the-mouth, to die for. Would have it again next time. The ambience was beaut and we were all able to have a good chat. We were there Friday night, at 7.30pm, so getting a... More 

Thank Julie H
Balmain, Australia
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129 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

This is a time warp Italian restaurant but not of the best kind. Hard to describe the food was average but capital prices. Avoid.

Thank Ozziemovers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra 2601, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6243 8121

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?