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Australian, Gluten Free Options
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6A Barker St, Canberra 2603, Australia
+61 2 6295 9919
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Canberra, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

truly amazing dinner on valentines day - advertised 7 course but about 14 samplings all up - generous wine and wide-ranging food & wine

Thank Chris H
Canberra, Australia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great and with a difference. The service was average but adequate. It was a pleasant atmosphere with loads of people there.

Thank thehaganfamily
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152 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A party of 7 family members just days before Xmas, venue packed and buzzing with happy diners. 2 of our party did not eat meat and the beauty of the degustation is that you choose the dishes you want. Each wine complimented the food and it is a nice way to try different wines. Great to see a good selection... More 

Thank RussCanberra
Canberra, Australia
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551 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived, until we left, this was totally amazing. Great decor & ambience. All the staff greeted us as we walked to our table down the back. Our wait staff were genuinely friendly, hospitable and knowledgable. The restaurant was full and yet the way it is beautifully set out, the noise level is kept to a minimum.... More 

Thank Randall K
Canberra, Australia
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely evening at Rubicon that once again exceeded expectations. Delightful atmosphere, understated & classy decor, a simply delicious menu & superb wine list makes this a Canberra standout for us. Rubicon has been our 'special occasion' go to restaurant for many years & apart from the divine food it is the service that keeps us coming back. The prompt,... More 

Thank ktb01
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Owen and his crew excelled with exceptional service, great wine pairing & exquisite food. The quantities for each course were spot on! Meant we could enjoy a dessert each. Tough part of the night was deciding on what to choose- but you don't have to worry about that if you choose not to as the staff and Owen can guide... More 

Thank Donna G
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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are continually drawn back to Rubicon after eating elsewhere because quite frankly it has the best menu. The menu covers a range of tastes and makes it hard to choose. The decor is delightful. We always feel we are eating somewhere very special and the staff also make us feel that way. We love the oysters. Zucchini flowers, stuffed... More 

Thank 632pc
Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Six delicious courses each very well paired with wine. We chose the 140 dollar per head six course tasting with wine pairings. Very good decision. Impressed with this restaurants flexibility to allow each course to be selected from the menu rather than being strictly set. Oysters were exceptional, in particular the sesame and horseradish with mascara one sorbet. Kingfish sashimi... More 

Thank Boagsforman
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great food, superb service is what awaits you here, wait staff are friendly polite and knowledgeable and all the food was fantastic!

Thank Alex A
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

If you are hard pressed to find amazing fine dining, stop looking. Delicious food and fabulous wines all in a quaint ambient setting. Our 5 course digustation was just devine. Owen, the owner and head chef, was welcoming and flexible to the dietary needs of our party. It's a little special ... so do yourself a favour, book a table.

Thank Paula S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$42 - US$65
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6A Barker St, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6295 9919

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