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Wilbur's Cafe Bar

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14 Hackett Place | Hackett, Canberra, Australia
62624506
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08:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 19:00
Wed - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Canberra, Australia
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Wilbur's is my irregular regular go to café. I always enjoy the Italian Stallion pizza while other enjoy their salads of choice. They have a diverse blackboard and set menu. Coffees are great and they have a diverse selection of desserts on offer. The beer is cold and service to table is quick and attentive. Al fresco dining is also... More 

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Thank evatt13
Canberra, Australia
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

great for a nice meal. they do great pizza's and main courses. i have heard they do a good breakfast but i havent tried it yet. generally their steak is to die for, but last time we were there it was a disappointing. still atmosphere is good - so will go back.

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Thank RnS864
Brisbane Region, Australia
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680 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

The last few reviews aren't flattering so glad I didn't see them before we ended up here for a spontaneous breakfast out. The service was friendly and welcoming, not slow at all. Reasonable menu for breakfast, most eggs or muesli or toast etc. The Newton wrap was really good - omelette with ham and tzatziki as was the 3 egg... More 

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Thank kjbMirani
Canberra, Australia
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

we've heard good things about Wilbur's cafe from friend and went hoping for a relaxing evening with great food. We were pleasantly surprised by cake display upon our arrival but thing didn't improve from there ..... the service was slow, inattentive and made us feel like we were demanding when I went to the counter to request a couple of... More 

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Thank MGP03
Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

I've been a local for 34 years and used to successfully dine at this place when my boys lived at home so had a twoforone Sunday burger special when one of my sons visited. Gee it was ordinary and obviously not the "normal" burger times two, unless they try to foist one of these on customers for $22.50.

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Thank h0nestdiner
ACT
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

Many good experiences in past, so took family from interstate for a feed and: (1) made booking for outside table, arrived no outside table setup (2) Long delays on drinks after ordering, place half to three quarters full, waiting up to 20-25 minutes, reminder regards drinks received with disdain and 'yeh ok!' type comment (3) Spaghetti is not angel hair... More 

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Thank Simoncaccess
Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

I have just had the worst fish and chips at Wilburs I have had in a long time. Chips were OK, salad was standard out of a bag stuff. but the battered fish was execrable. Soggy, tasteless, overcooked, prepared with zero care or attention. The only reason we went there was because the excellent Siam Twist opposite was closed. I... More 

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Thank Neil M
Australia
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389 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

It was pretty quiet so we enjoyed our lunch. The mushroom burger and chips I had was great. An interesting slightly out of the way place work seeking out. Great coffee too!

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Thank wing6rider-Australia
Australia
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72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

We've eaten here many times because it's convenient and popular but it's definitely over priced and the quality not always spot on. The pizzas are ok but anything else is usually average. Staff are always friendly, service good, and kids are usually happy with pizza. Once in awhile you'll come on a day and flies will be everywhere, even inside... More 

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Thank Chiamaka
Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Good food, good service and well priced. Portion size is generous! A weekly customer! Love the atmosphere it adds to Hackett and the beer is superb!

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Thank Peter J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Hackett Place | Hackett, Canberra, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: 62624506

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?