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Silo Bakery Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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36 Giles Street | Kingston, Canberra 2604, Australia
+61 2 6260 6060
07:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
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Canberra, Australia
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204 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On this occasion, after a busy day of chores while out and about, I decided to reward myself with a coffee and almond croissant at Silo in Kingston. Top coffee and lusciously yummy almond croissant filled with a custard cream. Indulgent, but so worth it. Why not reward yourself? Silo has many tasty cakes, tarts and biscuits to enjoy with... More 

Thank AussieSK
Huskisson, Australia
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85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best lunch and coffee yesterday and back tomorrow for goodies to take home. We had a grain salad and some great stuffed zucchini flowers which were amazing. This was a daily special. The service was also spot on.

Thank WAW2312
Canberra, Australia
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to silo since it opened. It must be about 23yrs. The patisserie items on offer are always first class. Often they have a special but you will always find classics available. Their breakfast's are very good value and you can tell they use the best and freshest produce. Always interesting lunches available. But the big deal... More 

Thank philmm
Picton, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We were told to visit the bakery, and we were not disappointed. Intimate, busy, great coffee, amazing selection of beautiful fruit tarts, small and large, great bread. We took away a large fruit flan, which we had for dinner that night. I have noted some people say it was expensive. The coffee, the food, and the experience was well worth... More 

Thank Neta H
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I lived in Kingston for years and Silo reminded me of a European cafe. Went back today and really disappointed. Had breakfast and at $18 for Eggs Florentine it was way overpriced for the average quality. Eggs were just not great poached eggs on tiny pieces of toast with a bit of watery spinach. Husbands Chorizo Omelet didn't looked real... More 

Thank Bali065
Perth, Australia
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146 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

After reading reviews that this was the place to come for great french style pastries and cakes, we visited on a Saturday morning and got a table straight away, albeit in the corridor. The place was buzzing and completely packed. The presentation of all the cakes and pastries were amazing. Juice was delicious, the ham and cheese croissant was as... More 

Thank pepe_of_perth
Yatte Yattah, Australia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had brunch today with two friends who rave about Silo so I was really looking forward to finally eating there. Had a sensational omelette with chorizo and tomato. It was perfect and the toasted bread with it was great. Coffee was excellent (have found it hard to find extremely good coffee each time I visit CBR) and the service was... More 

Thank Ristin V
Sydney, Australia
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Silo is tucked away on the back end of Kingston shops, parking is easy. The coffee is served quick and is good quality, as is the large range of delicious pastries and cakes on offer. Service is good with a little bit of Canberra quirkiness from the staff, makes a pleasant experience. I'll visit again when next in Canberra.

Thank 14pmcd
Sydney, Australia
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119 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Every time I am in Canberra this is a must place for breakfast, pity it was not open on public holidays but we visited Tue instead, the menu and the tarts are to die for, take a few home with you well worth the trip to Kingston

Thank 380800
palmyra western australia
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Love this place for breakfast and pastries. Coffee great too. And the fresh baked bread is sublime. Becoming an institution in Kingston.

Thank tonyusher

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Giles Street | Kingston, Canberra 2604, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6260 6060

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