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Aubergine is an intimate space, with high ceilings, beautiful lights and simple, elegant decor which allows the product of creative and interesting food to shine. The food style is contemporary, however there is always a classic background to our ideas. The kitchen is supplied by local farmers and benchmark suppliers that understand that rather than we tell them what we need we prefer for them to tell us what produce is at its best on the day. In turn that means that our menu is updated daily. Our wine list has won numerous awards and has over 500 labels of interesting and classic wines. It shows the same philosophy of using local and smaller growers that produce interesting wines for us to get excited about.
Griffith, AU-ACT 2603
Hours of operation:
Dinner, Monday – Saturday from 6pm.
$101 and over
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
(02) 6260 8666
Beer, Cocktails, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Aubergine Ratings and Reviews
Excellent meal - well balanced, innovative, tasty. Excellent duck and melt-in-your-mouth belly pork (tender, moist, tasty and not too fatty). An extensive wine list with some small and unusual wineries represented. Excellent service, unobtrusive yet observant and attentive. A slight negative... the restaurant was quite noisy until the crowd thinned out a bit.
We dined at Aubergine a couple of years ago when we came to Canberra. We said then that when we come back we MUST dine there again. This time we will say the same! Service was excellent, but not intrusive. The meal- a 4 course menu with a set price- had plenty of choice, and was beautifully presented. The canapés to begin with - not part of the menu - set the tone for the evening. They were tasty, a little different, but definitely delicious. All of the courses were great. French with a twist.
Aubergine is a culinary gem tucked in a small parade of shops in the Canberra suburb of Griffith. The staff are polite yet friendly and extremely professional. The ambiance is surprisingly intimate despite high ceilings.
The meal is a mandatory 4 courses with choices of entrée, main and dessert but a fixed chef's starter. There is also an accompanying wine course.
There are Japanese influences throughout the menu. The lamb is to die for. The capsicum sorbet is adventurous.
Excellent restaurant well deserving of it's "two chef hats".
Service has been without peer in Canberra. Attentive, polite, professional and not missing a beat throughout the meal service. Meals were well presented, enjoyable and had a lovely ambience for a special occasion or romantic rendezvous. The sommelier and waiters well versed in the extensive wine-list with a notable selection of French wines available by the glass.
If only the view could be improved. This place deserves a waterfront!
The service is perfect. The staff know their craft and are friendly, attentive and perform their job with an effortless grace.
The food is to die for and will redefine your definition of the word exquisite. Go the extra expense and have the wine expert match your dishes with the most gorgeous wine you have ever tasted...trust me you won't be able to choose as well as he can!
A group of friends have been going out for dinner regularly for about 7 years. This was by far the most expensive meal we have had and although the food was very good I was disappointed by the service. A number of times our meals where mixed up and one was delayed. A number of times when I tried to call attention of a waiter, only a metre away from me, I was ignored. When I asked for something to be rectified it was not, despite the first class price. I felt this attitude was poor.
Range of menu choices, quality of food, preparation and presentation were simply outstanding. There were four of us and our menu choices ranged across sirloin, duck, pork belly and fish, with a wonderful dessert selection. Having opted for the premium wine matching selection, we were not disappointed, the premium wines were all amazing and the food matches were superb. Service was excellent, attentive, very well informed and perfectly timed. Upper end of the price range but very well worth it
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