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Ginseng @ Hellenic Club

Helenic Club | Matilda Street, Woden, Canberra, Australia
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“dim sum” (8 reviews)
“egg tarts” (4 reviews)
“spring rolls” (7 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Helenic Club | Matilda Street, Woden, Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here today with a friend and the meal was delicious. Mongolian beef with rice and a spring roll. Service was quick and efficient and the meals served promptly after ordering. Next time you go to the Hellenic Club skip the downstairs bistro and...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Ginseng restaurant is a good option for lunch with friends. The lunch special menu has a limited selection of options starting from $12. I enjoyed the vegetarian Singapore Noodles, which was well prepared and generous in size. The staff are efficient and will have...More

Thank TWal1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been eating Yum Cha here every couple of months for the past year or so and it has progressively improved, if you have tried it in the past it could be worth another try if you are looking for somewhere to have some...More

Thank Muscats1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The club was a solid place to visit. However I am extremely disappointed that it turns out its vice president had been trophy hunting endangered animals and the club would have been aware of this. I will not visit this place again.

Thank Tobyguns
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here several times before whilst visiting Canberra and have had only bad experiences. A friend booked a table so we gave it another round. Please tell enough waitress but as we were talking a lot after the fourth attempt to take our...More

Thank Amico V
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The Chinese food we had at this restaurant was different. The dumplings were very good but standard fare. However, we ate from the Chef' Specials, and that's where the difference lay. My prawn dish was very tasty but was drowned in too much sauce for...More

Thank Neville B
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Walking distance from our hotel in this large club. Interesting enough menu with regard to specials. Prices ok. Wine list ok. Generous portions and after you order food comes reasonably quickly. Food was tasty and reasonably cooked. Service poor overall and odd set up that...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Great choice; the place was packed with a long queue waiting to be seated. It is so organised that the line kept moving and the short wait was rewarded with a fantastic yum cha lunch. The food is very good, the service is fast and...More

Thank RussCanberra
Reviewed 27 August 2017

You won't be disappointed tasty good size food portions great selection friendly staff can get noisy

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The family wanted yum cha and the daughter had recently been here. Took her advice and we weren't disappointed. We had dumplings (Fried seafood, prawns and Pork) great vegetarian spring rolls, really good calamari (big serve) and chicken wings. Nearly all of the dishes we...More

Thank RussCanberra
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4 June 2016|
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Response from Jean B | Reviewed this property |
Pay per dish (with the stamped/signed record card). The regulars dishes (dumplings, rice paper rolls etc) are fairly reasonably priced - obviously you have to pay a little more for the speciality dishes.
Kris M
13 April 2016|
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Response from Ex-Canberran | Reviewed this property |
Of course they are. The whole club is family friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Helenic Club | Matilda Street, Woden, Canberra, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
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