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Caph's Restaurant & Cafe Bar

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Franklin Street, Canberra 2603, Australia
+61 2 6295 9783
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Ferntree Gully, Australia
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great barramundi fillets fried to perfection soft smooth and fresh with an excellent garden salad presented very well and good table service

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Thank DougandMaus
Blue Mountains, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful breakfast here yesterday! The food was beautiful and the service exceptional. One of our party is coeliac and the waiter couldn't have been more attentive and helpful! Three of our party are vegetarian and we had no trouble finding a tasty breakfast!

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Thank robynnewton39
Canberra, Australia
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place never fails to please! Unpretentious, humble but seriously good. While the decor is plain and dated it is pleasant, comfortable, welcoming and familiar. The food is consistently very good and service is personal, friendly and fast. Despite the growing competition, Caph's remains a worthy favourite, for breakfast, lunch and a late, late dinner.

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Thank Camille0312
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While they didn't have vegan options on the menu they went out of their way to make a vegan dish for me and it was really delicious!

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Thank CarroBarro71
Canberra, Australia
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212 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This restaurant is good value for money. The menu is quite large and would have something for everyone, from the simple and straightforward to the more exotic. The quality of the food is very good. The wine list has a good variety by both the glass and the bottle. The only slight downside was the service. Some staff did not... More 

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Thank Shane M
Perth, Australia
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26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Found this place just from walking through the area. An extensive menu and great service. Food was excellent

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Thank ChelsiCrame
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner here yesterday. Staff is so friendly and vegetarian lasagna was yummm. They customised spaghetti to make a vegetarian dish for my 2 year old. Loved the Shiraz as well.

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Thank Mahalakshmi R
Brisbane, Australia
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Well initially we were a little concerned as the decor is a bit odd. But after receiving our meals we were happy we made this choice. The meals were very large and reasonably priced. The kids meals were good as well. They brought out colouring sheets and crayons for the kids. The waiters were friendly as well. My friend had... More 

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Thank CindyW2013
Canberra, Australia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Had coffee with two friends recently. Our order of a Cuppaccino, Chai Latte and Irish coffee arrived over the course of some thirty minutes, stratgically spaced so as one of us was getting to the end of our coffee the next arrived. By the time the final installment sallied forth - the Irish coffe - Latte and Cuppacino had long... More 

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Thank Travellioncbr
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Older style cafe with great outside eating for warmer times - we were inside. Had no booking no problem and we were shown to a table. The menu has much standard simple fare - excellent steaks, veal parmagana and risottos and great traditional southern european deserts. Good wine list. Simple but well cooked fare. Also have a look at the... More 

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Thank Paul S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Franklin Street, Canberra 2603, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6295 9783

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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?