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The Promenade Cafe

#110 of 1,033 Restaurants in Canberra
Certificate of Excellence
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6269 8810
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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The buffet there is very popular but we opted for the a la carte. Food was delicious, certainly did not disappoint. We were well looked after by the wait staff

Thank B2201BPanonymous
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Seafood buffet is an excellent choice. Excellent food but a bit overpriced. Friendly, helpful staff as well.

Thank Julie M
Melbourne, Australia
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171 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

We had a lovely meal here the night we stayed at the Hyatt. We are often disappointed by hotel restaurants, particularly as I am coeliac and must eat gluten free. This was not a problem at the Promenade Cafe, which had a good range of gluten free options on the menu. My husband had the gnocchi and I had the... More 

Thank Travelbugsbitten
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Ate here around 9 months ago, still bitter about that dreadful night. Horrible service, staff arguing with a family sitting behind us, being forgot about trying to get attention for service, wrong bottle of $100+ wine opened and charged for, customers vomiting in the bathrooms, table wasn't cleaned and got a stain on my shirt when I first sat down.... More 

Thank Andre K
Canberra, Australia
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We have dined at the Promenade Cafe many times in the past but this time we began our evening at the Ambassador Lounge. What a pleasant surprise this was as we previously were not aware of it. Located on the third floor of the hotel it has a lovely terrace overlooking a leafy park at the rear of the hotel.... More 

Thank susanna142
Sydney, Australia
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85 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

I had buffet breakfast here as part of my overnight stay at the Hyatt. The breakfast is of very high quality. The service is fantastic. One gentleman made a remark that made me felt very important, and it was not premeditated as he was responding to my statement in a conversation. From this I know that the staff are some... More 

Thank kamchatsky
Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Came here for a family birthday dinner. We had the seafood buffet. The staff were very attentive, friendly and helpful. The food was lovely, not exceptional, but, certainly very nice.

Thank DrOpp
Sydney, Australia
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142 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We chose to have a Christmas work dinner here last week. Very very nice, Delicious fresh buffet - seafood, interesting salads, hot food, ham, turkey and fantastic sweet selections for after. Lots of choices for everyone but the the seafood, especially the whole smoked salmon was hard to go past. The atmosphere was great. Beautiful Christmas decorations. Staff were attentive... More 

Thank Bethie
Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Dined here during our recent stay at the Hyatt. Not cheap but the food and service was of a very high standard.

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Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

To celebrate a birthday with 20 guests the Hyatt High tea was a most enjoyable experience. Get past the door-boys dressed in 30s style knickerbockers and caps and sit down for a tea with a buffet style spread. You will be greeted with a pink sparkling wine which sets the tone for fun. The selection is wide - savouries such... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra 2600, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6269 8810

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