About Jamie's Italian Canberra

125 Bunda Street
Canberra, AU-ACT 2600
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Our amazing team is like a big family – they'll look after you while you tuck into simple delicious food, created using superbly sourced produce. Great food, great value, beautiful surroundings. Welcome to Jamie's Italian.

Dining style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of operation:
Lunch: Daily: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Dress code:
Smart Casual

Price range:
$40 and under

Payment options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone number:
(02) 6268 0400

Website:
http://www.jamiesitalian.com.au/

Parking Details:
Secure Parking Canberra Centre

Executive Chef:
David Clarke

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Jamie's Italian Canberra Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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3.5

service

3.4

ambience

3.5

value

3.3

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56% would recommend it to a friend

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food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Lovely food and fantastic service.

 
·Dined on 11 January 2017

Lovely food and fantastic service.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good Vegetarian Options
food3
ambience3
service3
value3

Was disappointed that the fresh meat del ...

 
·Dined on 8 January 2017

Was disappointed that the fresh meat delivery had not arrived for that day so we're limited to what we could order

Tags: Tasting Menu
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Good food and great Service

 
·Dined on 7 January 2017

Good food and great Service

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
food4
ambience3
service4
value3

Found the eatery too loud, not intimate ...

 
·Dined on 7 January 2017

Found the eatery too loud, not intimate at all. Not much to chose from in the ay of kids meals. Service was excellent though, couldn't ask anymore there.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
food3
ambience4
service4
value2

We had my daughter's birthday dinner at ...

 
·Dined on 5 January 2017

We had my daughter's birthday dinner at Jamie's Italian in Canberra. The kids meals are pretty good, which is the main reason we went there; however my elderly grandparent was given an overcooked pizza with burnt edges and a tough base. It was basically inedible for him, we complained and the staff took the pizza off our bill. The other dishes were fine, though a tad overpriced. Despite all this, the restaurant has a nice vibe.

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups
food2
ambience4
service5
value3

I have dined at the Open Table in Perth ...

 
·Dined on 4 January 2017

I have dined at the Open Table in Perth and I found the same meal there to be of a better quality. I ordered the Super salad with chicken breast, there was too much mint which became overpowering. My friend ordered the spaghetti bongoli, my friend found the pasta to be undercooked.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
food5
ambience5
service3
value5

Food was great and staff very friendly a ...

 
·Dined on 1 January 2017

Food was great and staff very friendly and eager to please. We had to wait a long time for drinks to arrive and had to ask for them a couple of times. It was a busy night but drinks service wasn't great! 15 mins is too long to wait to order first drink and then a another 15 mins before they arrived, only after we asked again. Would recommend and enjoyed the meal. Need dedicated drinks staff as we could see drinks on the bar waiting to be served.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
food4
ambience4
service1
value3

The food was great - tasty and portions ...

 
·Dined on 31 December 2016

The food was great - tasty and portions were good. The service however was atrocious. Mains being delivered 15 minutes apart for a table of four was hopeless. A bottle of wine without the cork removed so we had to go to the bar to get it opened. empty glasses on the table for 45 minutes, dirty plates left on the table despite the waitress visiting us twice. Thankfully the manager reduced our bill (without us asking) once she was informed of the issues. Will go back there if service improves.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene
food2
ambience4
service5
value2

The friendly and efficient service we re ...

 
·Dined on 31 December 2016

The friendly and efficient service we received was the highlight of our night. Unfortunately the food was really quite disappointing. We had Festive Feast menu - which was far too limited - and quite uninspiring. Far too much quantity of food and not enough quality. Honestly could have done much better myself at home. Cheesecake so dry and almost tasteless. Potatoes almost soggy with very dark skins. Antipasta was dull and boring and some parts tasteless. Pasta on 2 dishes almost over cooked. 😞

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining
food5
ambience5
service3
value5

Food was amazing we had the festive menu ...

 
·Dined on 29 December 2016

Food was amazing we had the festive menu was a little disappointed that some iteams on the menu were not avalaibe

Disappointed in the staff had to wait over 20 mins for a glass of water had to ask twice for napkins knives and forks. We were missing food on both our entre and mains and had to ask for what was missing.

Staff seemed to stand around and chat more then work. The manager was amazing we expressed our disappointment in his staff he sat and listen to our feedback. Top bloke

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining
food2
ambience3
service2
value2

Overpriced, overhyped.

 
·Dined on 27 December 2016

Overpriced, overhyped.

food1
ambience3
service4
value2

Main course is not good. No flavor. Des ...

 
·Dined on 23 December 2016

Main course is not good. No flavor. Dessert was good.

Tags: Kid-friendly
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

High expectations were met from first se ...

 
·Dined on 23 December 2016

High expectations were met from first setting foot inside. Great staff with knowledge of the food on offer. Great wines to match.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene
food5
ambience2
service4
value5

Value for money and friendly staff

 
·Dined on 22 December 2016

Value for money and friendly staff

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
food3
ambience3
service4
value3

The pasta and polenta chips amazing as a ...

 
·Dined on 22 December 2016

The pasta and polenta chips amazing as always I had a burger except it wasn't very nice.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Great food...especially the Margarita pi ...

 
·Dined on 19 December 2016

Great food...especially the Margarita pizza..superb !!!

Tags: Family Style, Business Meals, Special Occasion
food1
ambience1
service1
value1

Terrible service - waited over an hour f ...

 
·Dined on 19 December 2016

Terrible service - waited over an hour for food. Food was plain, boring, not at all flavorsome and wholesome like you would expect a good Italian spaghetti dish to be. We also had to wait 20 minutes for our bill to be brought out to us after requesting it twice.

food1
ambience2
service2
value1

Disappointing. Bowls were smeared with b ...

 
·Dined on 17 December 2016

Disappointing. Bowls were smeared with beetroot. Menu was really limited. Jamie's has definitely gone downhill.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Excellent food, friendly couteous staff, ...

 
·Dined on 16 December 2016

Excellent food, friendly couteous staff, great value, vibrant atmoshpere, this place has a great feel to it. The share plates are awesome, the vino and beer choices are excellent and oh, did I mention, the food is excellent. I would highly recommend this place for a small group of good friends to go to enjoy great food, wine and fun.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene
food1
ambience4
service4
value1

Quite disappointed with the food. Servic ...

 
·Dined on 14 December 2016

Quite disappointed with the food. Service was very good however.

Tags: Notable Wine List
food1
ambience1
service1
value1

Ran out of beer - if I were the manager ...

 
·Dined on 11 December 2016

Ran out of beer - if I were the manager I would have sent staff out to buy more

Food late

Noisy

Food only average- pizza rich and soggy, salad bland

Tags: Kid-friendly
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Service was spot on, got our food within ...

 
·Dined on 11 December 2016

Service was spot on, got our food within a reasonable waiting time. Everything was brilliant

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
food3
ambience3
service3
value3

Unfortunately our experience was not ver ...

 
·Dined on 10 December 2016

Unfortunately our experience was not very good. I don't think that Jamie Oliver himself would be happy with the quality of the food or service served at his restaurant here...

The food was OK but nothing better than average. There were two stand out dishes amongst 15 and the poor ones were quite poor. Service was with a smile but lacking, inattentive and slow.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene
food3
ambience3
service3
value3

Very slow service initially, drinks orde ...

 
·Dined on 10 December 2016

Very slow service initially, drinks order was one drink short when served, food order was wrong. All issues were resolved but should not have occurred.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining
food5
ambience5
service4
value5

Excellent food great value fresh ingredi ...

 
·Dined on 10 December 2016

Excellent food great value fresh ingredients but waited too long for our drinks finished entree before the drinks were served

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options
food4
ambience5
service5
value4

We went on a busy summer's night. Though ...

 
·Dined on 9 December 2016

We went on a busy summer's night. Though, busy, our waiter popped by regularly to check on us, which was great service.

Food was really nice, though the slaw could have used a bit more zing. Wine is a touch pricey by the glass...

All in all, would definitely go again. :-)

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

My partner and I where greeted by friend ...

 
·Dined on 7 December 2016

My partner and I where greeted by friendly staff and we where seated straight away.

The cocktails where awesome and the food was sensational. We will be going back!!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List
food5
ambience5
service1
value4

Good was beautiful, service lacked in so ...

 
·Dined on 4 December 2016

Good was beautiful, service lacked in some aspects, but overall a great evening.

Tags: Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Open Kitchen, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options
food3
ambience4
service3
value3

There was nothing particularly special a ...

 
·Dined on 3 December 2016

There was nothing particularly special about this dining experience. The food was good but even though we had booked we were seated next to the waiting staff station. If I got knocked once as staff rushed past my seat it must have happened six times. It really killed the experience.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Had a great time, didn't feel pressured ...

 
·Dined on 3 December 2016

Had a great time, didn't feel pressured or rushed by the staff. Food was plentiful and healthy. Love the relaxed, chilled out vibe.

Tags: Great for Lunch
food3
ambience3
service2
value3

My friends and I were extremely disappoi ...

 
·Dined on 3 December 2016

My friends and I were extremely disappointment by all aspects of our dining experience. There wasnt really any service and the food was very ordinary.

Tags: Authentic
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Fantastic food and service. We all had p ...

 
·Dined on 2 December 2016

Fantastic food and service. We all had pastas and they were all sensational(as always) and the super food salad was beautiful. The kids loved the ginger beer motijo! Our waitress was very attentive but not overbearing, an all round great experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene
food4
ambience3
service2
value3

Food quite good, service very slow. Bit ...

 
·Dined on 2 December 2016

Food quite good, service very slow. Bit of a family restaurant rather than somewhere you'd go for a special occasion.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining
food2
ambience1
service1
value3

This was our second visit to Jamie's, an ...

 
·Dined on 30 November 2016

This was our second visit to Jamie's, and we didn't enjoy our first visit but thought maybe we got them on a bad day. After this visit we have decided that they have ordinary service and not very nice food.

We booked well in advance and confirmed prior to the day. Yet we had no table allocated and were left standing around whilst staff worked out where to put us.

The service was robotic and minimal. The food was boring, overcooked and flavourless.

Never again.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
food4
ambience2
service4
value4

First time at Jamie's Italian and wasn't ...

 
·Dined on 26 November 2016

First time at Jamie's Italian and wasn't disappointed despite some rather ordinary reviews.

Saturday was a busy night with the place pretty much full. Service was efficient, food well presented (my son loved his steak) and we were overall very happy. Only one small item let it down - the music was a bit too loud making conversation a little difficult.

Will be back.

Tags: Kid-friendly
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

one out of five was a little disappointe ...

 
·Dined on 26 November 2016

one out of five was a little disappointed with her meal but the rest of us had great food.

Wine could be a little less pricey.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Sunday Lunch
food5
ambience5
service3
value5

The restaurant was clean, vibrant and ha ...

 
·Dined on 26 November 2016

The restaurant was clean, vibrant and had a positive feel with the bi-fold doors open to let air in. All three courses were presented beautifully and tasted amazing!!!

The only thing that let the experience down was the waitress; she was not attentive, didn't know about the dishes when we asked questions and her appearance was a little 'grubby'.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
food2
ambience3
service1
value3

Our large group arrived. No one offered ...

 
·Dined on 24 November 2016

Our large group arrived. No one offered drinks. When we asked to order drinks they said we had to go to the bar. When we went to the bar they sent us back and were told someone would take our drinks order. This went on for about an hour! We ordered and the food took forever. The meals were small. We were then told it was another $70 surcharge for gratuity. The service was terrible so a member of our table told them that we were not paying this. Terrible large group experience.

Tags: Great for Lunch
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

It has been a go to for our Anniversary ...

 
·Dined on 22 November 2016

It has been a go to for our Anniversary for the last 3 years and evety time it is a wonderful experience. Great food and fantastic service.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion
food3
ambience3
service1
value3

Staff all seemed like they would rather ...

 
·Dined on 19 November 2016

Staff all seemed like they would rather be anywhere else. They were quite unprofessional too (our male waiter told us terrible dirty jokes!)... Your crew let you down - food was ok, but i won't return because your staff were awful

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining

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