290 Verified Diner Reviews

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dined on Wed, 15 May 2019

Cocktails 🍸 were amazing. Food was divine. Terrific service had the perfect romantic dinner
Judith Stretton

dined on Sat, 2 Mar 2019

Great atmosphere with the Victorian furniture palms and nooks where you can eat and drink at a table or relax on the various lounges and armchairs. Suited to younger and older generations. Great tapas menu also although we had the new autumn restaurant menu which was delicious, tender and colourfully inviting.

dined on Wed, 6 Feb 2019

Great atmosphere. The pistachio brûlée was interesting minus the Persian floss but that’s only because I am not a fan preferring the super sugary cotton candy stuff.

dined on Wed, 6 Feb 2019

We had lunch special with a glass of sparkling wine (only $2 extra). Choices for lunch were good. Food quality was very good. Service was prompt. Overall a pleasant and enjoyable lunch experience.
Jennifer Luo

dined on Sat, 26 Jan 2019

Loved the place. food was really good we had the confit duck salad, char-grilled octopus as entree and barramundi & eye fillet as main. all food we ordered was very tasty. The atmosphere was good for a date night. we had the spritz but I wasn't a fan. Then I tried the Riesling it was very nice. Everything was priced reasonably. Loved it and will come back!

dined on Tue, 15 Jan 2019

Interesting cool restaurant with great wine and good. The paired wines with meals were well chosen.

dined on Wed, 19 Dec 2018

Never been disappointed with the food wines and service. Great place to host small or big group

dined on Sat, 15 Jun 2019

Food good, nice cocktail list

dined on Thu, 13 Jun 2019

I love Parlour at lunch time and the staff are friendly, efficient and knowledge. I always have a good quality meal at Parlour. Thank you guys you rock!

dined on Tue, 11 Jun 2019

A great lunch spot for a quiet talk. Prompt but low key service and a tasty menu with excellent coffee.
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About Parlour

Set amongst the historic New Acton precinct, Parlour is a dining and drinking experience like no other in Canberra. Open until late, we offer tapas from the kitchen, local and international boutique wine, as well as classic and house cocktails – all delivered with friendly and personalised service. Parlour aims to provide an environment for warm, convivial lunches and lavish late nights – slightly removed from the Civic centre. We encourage the night-cappers, power lunchers, birthday drinkers, gourmet grazers, and wine lovers. We pride ourselves on a commitment to ethical food practices, with head chef James Forman preferring to source locally and sustainably where possible. We invite you to take a seat in one of our infamously cozy lounges and discover exactly what makes Parlour so unique.

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