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Small chinatown ever seen

Got everything but small got free Chinese newspapers Asian grocery the ruby chinses restaurant is... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Be H
via mobile
Not a 'town'

As many reviewers have already stated, not much of a Chinatown, certainly not by international... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Phil J
Canberra, Australia
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4 Apr 2018
“Small chinatown ever seen”
1 Dec 2017
“Not a 'town'”
Woolley Street, Canberra 2004, Australia
+61 2 6205 0044
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Got everything but small got free Chinese newspapers Asian grocery the ruby chinses restaurant is good enough Indian restaurant and a few different country food

Thank Be H
Reviewed 2 December 2017

As many reviewers have already stated, not much of a Chinatown, certainly not by international standards or even when compared to those in Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne (my personal Australian favourite) but... if you're looking for a wide choice of cheap dining options this one...More

4  Thank Phil J
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I don't think I've ever actually been to a Chinese restaurant here, but I've been to Thai, Lao, Korean, Turkish, Indian and Japanese. All were pretty good and it's probably the cheapest eat street in Canberra. It won't compare to Chinatowns in probably any other...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

It's restaurant offers a nice cosy atmosphere in a small shopping plaza it's BYO wine and they are Hong Kong orientated food as in a nice Plaza and there's lots of other Chinese restaurants nearby well recommended coming here

Thank ozziemuzza
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Canberra's version of Chinatown is small by usual standards compared to other major cities but it punches above its weight. Compact with a great choice of Asian restaurants covering the majority of cuisines. It even includes an Asian grocery store. Found a great place for...More

1  Thank Tony W
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had a great Vietnamese dinner over Easter and found the area great for wandering around. We had drinks at a pub beforehand. There are tour buses dropping off busloads of tourists so it gets busy. Pay parking weekdays and Saturday til 12.30.

Thank 775traveller
Reviewed 25 September 2016

A variety of Asian Restaurants inhabit Woolley Street and most of them a pretty decent value for money. From cheaper meals at the Tak Kee Roast Inn to higher end Chinese food at Ruby's, I've always found the quality to be good. Parking can be...More

1  Thank BJAOz
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This area is only a block long and three blocks wide, but has a huge amount of asian restaurants, most of which are very popular with the locals for being great food at reasonable prices - go where the crowds are and you can't go...More

Thank disabled_jetsetter
Reviewed 13 June 2016

There is nothing china town in here. Practically one stretch of street with mixture of chinese eat restaurants which were overpriced. Silly idea to think anyone would even go there when it is far from the city centre. Bad public transport network in Canberra (thanks...More

Thank administrative83
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This looks like a standard suburban street. There are quite a few Asian restaurants, but also Indian if you want a curry. If you are a fan of Asian food, give it a try, but not a lot else to see.

Thank Andrew M
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