126 Verified Diner Reviews

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126 reviews
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dined on Thu, 4 Apr 2019

The service is tooo slow....

dined on Sat, 30 Mar 2019

Food was great. Had to get up and walk over to get water from the jug. Very expensive wine which you can get for $22 at the shops was $60. The food was very expensive as well.

dined on Fri, 29 Mar 2019

Fish dish was superb. Desserts were very disappointing - I sent the first back- raw rather than baked figs with honeycomb and freeze dried bits that stuck in your teeth and then a peach dish. Again, peaches had had five seconds of blow torch, were a bit dry, and were surrounded by puffed wheat and various crumbs.

dined on Sat, 16 Mar 2019

Diverse and appealing menu. Well considered and succulent meals.

dined on Thu, 14 Mar 2019

We were attended by Tom - an excellent job, attentive and professional. Thank you We will visit again soon.

dined on Wed, 13 Mar 2019

We love the food, the atmosphere and ability to converse with friends and family without intrusive noise.

dined on Fri, 8 Mar 2019

Pricey especially the wine, but nice surroundings, excellent service and the food is artfully presented with the menu providing fulsome details of its artisanal origins

dined on Wed, 6 Mar 2019

Boffins maintains its long-standing quality and as a pleasant venue.

dined on Thu, 28 Feb 2019

Lovely dinner, really interesting dishes, great service, excellent setting.

dined on Tue, 26 Feb 2019

Brilliant food using local ingredients, with a good range of excellent local wines, beautifully presented in a delightful setting. A lovely dining experience in peaceful and historic location on the ANU campus.
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About Boffins

Boffins was extensively renovated in 2018 to provide a modern contemporary dining experience. Boffins at University House is the flagship restaurant with a focus on paddock to plate dining and serving the best of Canberra Region and Australian wines whilst showcasing artwork and sculpture from across the University. The bar also stocks a wide range of artisan spirits and local craft beers providing diners with a unique selection. Our chefs are in regular contact with our local farmers and suppliers and source food directly from farm gates where possible. Menus can change daily, based on supply and are ever evolving as our dedicated kitchen team works to display the produce on offer. Diners may select a la carte or try a 'feed me' menu and let the kitchen take them on a food journey.

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