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The Ginger Room - CLOSED

King George Terrace, Canberra 2600, Australia
+61 2 6270 8262
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good8%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
3 Sep 2013
“Excellent food, historic location”
9 Jun 2013
“My birthday”
Restaurant Hours Closed
King George Terrace, Canberra 2600, Australia
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Reviewed 22 June 2012

The first thing you notice when you enter The Ginger Room is the stunning backlit glass panel etched with images of bamboo plants. The location in Old Parliament House, Australia's original house of parliament and seat of government, summons a sense of the history of...More

Thank AussieSK
Reviewed 22 June 2012

This was a birthday dinner with friends. Most of us had been to the restaurant previously and enjoyed the experience. The food was great (we all had the degustation). I particularly enjoyed the scallops with black pudding and the sesame kingfish and the absinthe, grape...More

Thank Littlescapes
Reviewed 18 June 2012

The Ginger Rom provides the normal dinner menus and once a month does fantastic themed lunches. The lunches are very popular and bring together local produce cooked perfectly and discussed by the producers. Always good to see local farmers, cheese makers and winemakers on show.

Thank SheryleMoon
Reviewed 17 June 2012

This was just ordinary! food was late and covered in salt.. wine was ordinary staff had no idea.. how did they ever get a hat

Thank BBLJ
Reviewed 17 June 2012

The food is interesting and delicious. Good choice of dishes. The cheeses are amazing. The atmosphere is refined with the added bonus of a view up to Parliament House. Everything you would expect from a five star restaurant.

Thank Travelheaps15
Reviewed 19 May 2012

But not quite. Few really stand out dishes. None were poor. Would not hurry back but dont hate it either. Very pleasant service.

Thank Piers C
Reviewed 1 April 2012

We had a lovely night sitting very closely to all the other guests - great food but terrible ambience.

Thank claire s
Reviewed 29 March 2012

Attended with one extra person than was booked- staff acted like it was a huge imposition and we were told to sit in the lounge area. We thought an extra place would be laid on the reserved table. However staff set a table in the...More

1  Thank Borballa
Reviewed 26 March 2012

We tried the ginger room for our anniversary after a recommendation from a friend. As vegetarians, we are often disappointed with more upmarket restaurants as there is often a very limited selection, if any at all. After some difficulty finding the entrance (around the back,...More

1  Thank samkm
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Down the hill from the Parliament in the Old Parliament House is this fine dining restaurant operated by Janet Jeffs who also runs the innovative Kitchen Cabinet with local region foods.

Thank Alison O
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Restaurant Details

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Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King George Terrace, Canberra 2600, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6270 8262
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