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5.2 /6 Excellent 13 Reviews


Manuka Chinese $$ +100
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About Bambusa

Located on Franklin Street, Bambusa is shaking up Manuka’s Asian dining scene with its creative menu that fuses together Chinese and Australian influences. For a quick snack, try some handmade dumplings with a variety of fillings, from pan-fried pork to hot & sour soup, or go all out with the shredded duck pancake or rock salt chicken wings followed by some hotpot, a noodle dish or some fresh seafood like the king prawns with xo sauce, or a Chinese classic like the roast duck. With its refined decor and superlative cuisine, Bambusa is a favourite among Canberra diners looking for a special pan-Asian dining experience. Beat the crowds and guarantee a table at Manuka’s Bambusa by making your reservation in advance!

Opening Hours

  • Monday 11:30 - 14:30, 17:00 - 22:00
  • Tuesday 11:30 - 14:30, 17:00 - 22:00
  • Wednesday 11:30 - 14:30, 17:00 - 22:00
  • Thursday 11:30 - 14:30, 17:00 - 22:00
  • Friday 11:30 - 14:30, 17:00 - 22:30
  • Saturday 11:30 - 14:30, 17:00 - 22:30
  • Sunday 11:30 - 14:30, 17:00 - 22:00
Bambusa, Franklin Street 38, 2036 Canberra


13 Reviews

5.2 /6 Excellent 13 Reviews
Food: delicious
Noise: quiet
Atmosphere: entertaining
Service: extraordinary
Waiting Time: no waiting time
Quality/Price: great value
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1 review so far 6
17.05.2017 08:57

Food was excellent as was the service. Bambusa is a superior restaurant and is my favourite in canberra. I recommend it highly for the best dining experience. Thank you

1 review so far 6
14.04.2017 16:59

Brilliant. Sensational food, great service. Wine list could be expanded, but not a deal breaker. Highly recommend for a top feed with reasonable prices. I'll be back :)

1 review so far 6
02.03.2017 11:07

Food was delicious. Fresh ingredients and great range of gluten-free options. Service was quick too despite being busy. And reasonably priced too. Will definitely be going back.

1 review so far 6
02.03.2017 08:41

First time at this restaurant. The person running front of house was very polite and attentive. Lovely food and great service. Will certainly go back.

1 review so far 5
26.09.2016 07:23

As visitors to Canberra, we found Bambusa by chance and returned for the second visit that we booked. We arrived early and were impressed by the courteous and informed service. The food, which was innovative, was well cooked and very tasty. We particularly enjoyed the steamed fish hotpot and the mushroom dumplings, but the rest was very nice as well.

1 review so far 6
23.10.2016 10:05

Great food, great wine and great service. Couldn't think of anyway to make it better.price was good and location was close to movie theatre. Free parking nearby on Saturday night.

1 review so far 5
13.10.2016 07:43

We went on a Monday night and the restaurant was quiet. The food was good and the service friendly. The wine we initially ordered wasn't ordered and our second choice took a little while to arrive.

1 review so far 5
18.09.2016 13:41

Great service and food, restaurant was easy to find. Only down fall was I never got my tea I ordered but it may have been the lady not understanding. Overall, will definely return

1 review so far 6
05.11.2016 09:44

Great service and great food as always. An excellent venue to share some dishes in a relaxed atmosphere for a social or business meeting. Good stuff!

1 review so far 5
01.04.2017 14:08

Food was lovely and service was quick, some small glitches such as not offering knives and forks (not everyone is courageous enough to use chopsticks). Good venue.

1 review so far 5
19.12.2016 10:55

An excellent choice for any occasion, and are they happy to accommodate dietary requirements. The décor is pleasant and all the staff are friendly and efficient.

1 review so far 5
22.10.2016 09:11

Delicious food. Fast and pleasant service. The meals were very reasonably priced.The atmosphere was very relaxing. When in town we will definitely go there again.

1 review so far 2
19.04.2017 08:27

Food was very average. I will not be visiting again. Not pricey and service was OK but with so much choice in Manuka, food has to be top notch.