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25 Childers St | canberra city, Canberra, Australia
02-6162-1708
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11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were surprised to find the all you can eat yum-cha only cost $20 per adult and $5 for our threenager. There were plenty of steamed and fried dim sum to choose from. Speedy and friendly services make it easier for us to choose it as one of our favorite places to go to for a casual yet satisfying lunch.

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Thank Amitch13
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Extremely poor customer service. The boss was aggressive and rude. He didn't even say thank you after we paid. Worse still, the waitresses were so rude in the telephone manner. They really needed to improve how to treat customers like students better and answer the telephone order in a polite and appropriate way. Even worse, we ordered the take away... More 

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Thank ka l
Canberra, Australia
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81 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Yum cha at Spicy Ginger was good value and service was good. The dumplings and pork buns were also good but the fried dishes - calamari and chicken were greasy and not very appetising. Consequently we ate greens, dumplings, shallot pancakes and pork buns.

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Thank Jane2901
Canberra, Australia
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

$22 all you can eat. Good, yum, service, nice, friendly staff, would you like more Sir? Great place in the city to grab fresh YumCha. Not sure why I didn't know about this one.

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Thank Leo H
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a steady flow of steamed dumplings, pork buns, fresh steamed green veg, deep fried calamari & deep fried chicken pieces, and an assortment of pan cakes. All very fresh and tasty. The tables were full and the group room hosted a seemingly endless stream of young children.

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Thank avp393
Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Real nice buffet yum cha for $22/pp. They also have ala carte if for whatever reason you don't feel like having yum cha. It's really nice food with good service.

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Thank Jess T
Canberra, Australia
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261 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

There's heap to like about this place - lovely service, nice decor, $20 for all you can eat Yum Cha is incredibly reasonable. In terms of flavour, you get what you pay for - quantity over quality. That's not to say the food wasn't well prepared or was inedible by any stretch, just that the restaurant needs to make a... More 

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Thank Jean B
Canberra, Australia
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

A small group of us went on a Sunday for lunch time all you can eat yum cha. The restaurant was pretty busy on arrival, but quietened down swiftly. We had quite a long wait before we were served drinks, and an even longer wait for some yum cha to arrive. Most of the time we weren't able to choose... More 

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Thank Taryn T
Karratha, Australia
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116 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

I was hesitant to go here after seeing mixed reviews but so glad we went. $20 all you can eat yumcha was really good. All the dishes you expect, tasty & fresh, nice staff & good service. We booked and at first thought we didn't need to but by the time we left it was packed. Food was yummy! As... More 

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Thank myboyfriendsanerd
Canberra, Australia
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

I went for a workday lunch with a friend and had the spring rolls (which were tasty) and we shared a honey chicken (not my fave dish on any day - but was also quite tasty). My issue with this place and why it gets only 3/5 is because it was quite expensive. Average cost of a main was about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Childers St | canberra city, Canberra, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: 02-6162-1708
Description
near australian national university

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