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Reviewed 5 February 2012

Well, what can we say? Plenty actually, after the relatively rave reviews, was expecting a mildly spectacular degustation, with matching wines delicious sounding dishes and exceptional, polished service. The Ginger room was set not to disappoint, but alas, it did... royally. IT STARTED WELL WITH...More

Date of visit: January 2012
1  Thank cashbrown
Reviewed 30 January 2012

This is a great little restaurant, very centrally placed, with parking behind OPH (old parliament house). They offer a degustation or a la carte and should be more popular, although it was almost full the night we attended. The food is modern and tasty. This...More

Date of visit: January 2012
Thank Vikingolly
Reviewed 22 January 2012

Food was great but airconditioing was freeezing. Also service left a bit to be desired given the prices.

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 12 January 2012

The food is good, the location is great, service is attentive and history abounds... however there is something lacking at The Ginger Room. Billed as fine dining, there has been a few slip-ups in the few times I have been there that takes the edge...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 14 November 2011

I have dined here for work function on a number of occasions and mostly it was quite a nice experience. Service was good but not to the standard of other fine dining such as Courgett or Au Bergine. This time, the food wasn't as nice...More

Date of visit: November 2011
Thank CanberraTourist
Reviewed 26 October 2011

I ordered lamb. It was served me severly overcooked and should never have left the pass so I sent it back. When it was served again, the lamb was better but the vegetables it was served with had no taste and I mean no taste...More

Date of visit: October 2011
Thank fiifiifii
Reviewed 25 October 2011

We dined here as part of a group of eight for a family birthday. And it was great. Very good service, the food was brilliant and the setting - in the old Members' Dining Room in Old Paliament House - was great too. We settled...More

Date of visit: October 2011
1  Thank luigialterego
Reviewed 25 August 2011

Ginger Room has a brilliant feel, sense of history, and place. If you are into Politics exciting given its located in the Old parliament House building- could not resist the play on Prime Minister Whitlam's famous quote above-on the way to the loo try and...More

Date of visit: August 2011
2  Thank convict-stock
Reviewed 5 August 2011

This restaurant is delightful, the atmosphere is lovely, could feel stuffy but somehow manages not to, and the food was gorgeous, a bit pricey but you pay for what you get. It's bee the best experience of a restaurant since we came to Australia 5...More

Date of visit: July 2011
Thank PeggyHarry1
Reviewed 22 May 2011

Well I'm impressed. We booked a table for four, and were seated at 7.30 pm. The service was great, a French lad was our main server and was knowledgeable, humorous, unobtrusive, and very efficient. The food itself was wonderful, the wines for each course well...More

Date of visit: May 2011
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