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Republic Restaurant

££ - £££
20 Allara St, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6247 1717
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible20%
11 Aug 2017
“Just... no!”
15 Dec 2016
“Service with a sneer”
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££ - £££
20 Allara St, Canberra 2601, Australia
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

A smallish coffee shop, masquerading as a restaurant - overpriced and unremarkable - trying a bit too hard to be rad and relevant. Not really fooling anyone. Staff were rude and abrupt and bland, edible items resembling product from a 24/7 service station are shamefully...More

Thank Garth L
Reviewed 15 December 2016

If a teenager or young adult serving me is a little rude I generally cut them a little slack - I have a teenager myself, they need a bit of patience and kindness. When a manager or owner is rude - for no reason that...More

Thank SmithyJonesy
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I have visited the Republic several times and, without exception, the guys greet me like a long-lost friend. The warmth of the welcome is the main thing that draws me back (it's a 25-minute walk from my workplace) but the coffee is also very good...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

A CBD cafe with aspirations to be a restaurant - they make the basics reasonably well, but have pretty limited offerings, including only a small range of gold drinks. The coffees decent, and the service makes the most of what they have.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I visit regularly and generally for work. What I like most is lunches are served with little delay. They have a good menu but I nearly always try the special and have never been disappointed. It's also a great place for coffee. The staff are...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I like coming here for a bite to eat in the morning for breakie accompanied with a good, strong coffee. This Cafe does that very well. I also appreciate the good service, always a warm welcome and a great smile from staff. If you have...More

Thank Sheldon K
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The Republic is a great place to catch-up with friends for breakfast or just a chat over a coffee. The staff are friendly and professional, the food is good, the coffee is a great way to start the day.

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Horrible coffee, dry muffins and $5.00 toasties that are thrown together and taste like cardboard. Don't bother - far better places around that make an actual effort and don't serve up food that seems like it's been transported out of a bad 1980's cafeteria.

Thank madamf00die
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I go here for business meetings and when I am a bit pressed for time and when I want to eat and be assured I can get a good meal within a reasonable time. I really like how lovely the staff are - they clearly...More

1  Thank ca460
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I work nearby and have never been in for food I usually get coffee from the super friendly staff their every day. At most I might get the breaky wrap which is awesome I might add. Today went in for lunch with a friend and...More

Thank mitch67964
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
06:30 - 16:30
06:30 - 16:30
06:30 - 16:30
06:30 - 16:30
06:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Allara St, Canberra 2601, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6247 1717
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