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Average price $55 Special request

Scores & Reviews

Fabulous
8.7/10
based on 184 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :8.7/10
Service :8.6/10
Setting :8.9/10
  1. Michele M.
    • one review
    10/10

    Staff were wonderful, welcoming and very considerate of the elderly relatives who accompanied us. The choice and quality of food and drinks was excellent and represented good value for money. Always enjoy the views from the restaurant and a visit to the Arboretum shop and bonsai display following a meal.

  2. Roger B.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Excellent venue to watch a storm roll over Canberra. Service very quick and servers were great at ensuring our order and meals were taken and delivered before a larger group were served. A fixed price menu is good and choice nice. Wine list small but quality. Overall a great lunch

  3. A A.
    • 267 reviews
    8.75/10

    An excellent meal in a beautiful location!

  4. A A.
    • 265 reviews
    9.5/10

    Fabulous , delicious and beautifully presented

  5. A A.
    • 284 reviews
    8.75/10

    Great food and great service.

  6. A A.
    • 281 reviews
    10/10

    Have been there 4 times for lunch and once again fantastic experience. Love the choice of Canberra wines????

  7. A A.
    • 284 reviews
    8.75/10

    Excellent lunch

  8. A A.
    • 285 reviews
    9/10

    Service very accommodating. Fantastic view from table next to window. Food a little hit and miss. The braised beef dish was to die for as was the teriyaki salmon. The duck dish unfortunately did not reach the tenderness of the beef dish and the vegetables - to my taste - were undercooked. My dessert was underwhelming. A tiny scoop of slightly melted, albeit admittedly delicious ice cream, with 4 small pieces of meringue shards! The Apple Mille-feuille was a more substantial serving with an intricate decoration.

  9. A A.
    • 249 reviews
    6.75/10

    First in - last served. Waited over an hour for mains.

  10. Helen J.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Great location, great service, catered for kids, tables not too close together.

  11. A A.
    • 288 reviews
    8.5/10

    Good Atmosphere

  12. A A.
    • 250 reviews
    9/10

    Always great for breakfast.

  13. A A.
    • 260 reviews
    5.5/10

    It was Father’s Day . Busy. The kids didn’t like their food. One plate of pasta sent back due to being cold. Like, refrigerated cold. Was replaced without fuss. The service staff were lovely.

  14. A A.
    • 248 reviews
    10/10

    Always a great place to dine

  15. Sue S.
    • 2 reviews
    7.75/10

    great location and great food however service could be improved

  16. A A.
    • 265 reviews
    8.75/10

    Gorgeous views. Great food and coffee. Great service.

  17. A A.
    • 252 reviews
    7.75/10

    Had a beautiful meal/lunch here with my wife and kids. Very well looked after and the food was excellent.

  18. A A.
    • 295 reviews
    10/10

    We have a great family breakfast every time. Great food, service and an atmosphere that allows you to enjoy your time without hearing or feeling overheard by the surrounding people at tables.

  19. Nick B.
    • one review
    10/10

    We booked for breakfast and was thoroughly enjoyable

  20. A A.
    • 268 reviews
    7.75/10

    Attended for the money impressions breakfast, amazing value, delicious food, staff were lovely and attentive

More information

How to get to the restaurant

Village Centre, National Arboretum Canberra, Forest Drive, 2611, Molonglo Valley, Australia

Directions to get there

South Coast

About the restaurant

The Conservatory restaurant offers contemporary Australian cuisine, with dishes simply prepared with care, to share.

Produce is sourced primarily within Canberra’s 100-mile foodshed to support good farming in the region. The focus is on organic and biodynamic produce, heirloom meats, seasonal vegetables and fruits, and sustainable sea and fresh water foods. The views are incredible and the food is even better. Get here!

Best dish: slow cooked wagyu cheek, celeriac puree, confit eschallots, brussel sprouts.

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