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Pod Food

12 Beltana Rd | Pialligo, Canberra 2609, Australia
+61 62573388
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
12 Beltana Rd | Pialligo, Canberra 2609, Australia
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We visited last week at lunch for our anniversary. The staff were very friendly and gave us great ideas for our meals. The food was excellent and is well worth heading to if you get the chance. The only small issue was driving past as...More

Thank Gerard W
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Was about 2years since we come across this gem of a restaurant and to go back and the food is still amazing as ever and the service so friendly is a credit to the owners well done.

Thank dak3
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great catch up with friends from Sydney over a three course Sunday lunch at Pod Food. Food was fantastic, service was attentive and perfectly professional but not intrusive. Wine list was a highlight reel of canberra wines, great sparkling, Shiraz and rieslings...More

Thank Sarah1250
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The atmosphere is lovely set in an old house and garden. Different rooms for times of the day and night

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

great snack food, friendly staff and plenty to drink. Great location for a quick gathering of friends and colleagues.

Thank John M
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We enjoyed dinner at Pod Food with friends. Our night out really ticked all the boxes - the food was great, service excellent and the ambiance just right - it's so refreshing to be able to hear each other talk without having to yell. The...More

Thank Mel_Mac29
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We went as part of Canberra's truffle experience. The food looks pretty and professional. I found the food to be quite salty, but this could be just the ingredients. Full disclosure, I have a bias since I generally find all high cultured food to be...More

Thank Kah L
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Special dinner, restaurant chosen by my man, and it did not disappoint. Warm and cosy on a cold Canberra night. Made to feel welcome and special from the moment we walked in. French onion soup for both of us was a brilliant choice. Perfect consistency,...More

1  Thank JulieHa60
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Have been here multiple times for breakfast and lunch and love it! The food is phenomenal and they use a lot of local produce some which they grow themselves. The restaurant is tucked away in a beautiful area and is gorgeous inside. They have a...More

1  Thank Alex U
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The degustation is different and wonderful. Not sure which dish was the best, probably the final course of a donut, chocolate ganache and cheesecake icecream. Superb.

Thank Lizzie1182015
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13 January 2017|
Response from Stewart2012_1 | Reviewed this property |
Not as far as I know. They do a lot of food/wine matching using a lot of local wine/wineries.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Beltana Rd | Pialligo, Canberra 2609, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 62573388
  • E-mail
Nestled in a unique position amongst the beautiful established gardens of Pialligo plant farm, the quaint character filled, fully restored 1930's cottage offers a unique dining location close to the Canberra CBD. The venue is only minutes from Canberra International Airport as well as the boutique shopping precincts of Kingston and Manuka and has ample parking. Owner and chef John Leverink leads a dynamic, creative kitchen and restaurant team to create a memorable dining experience for all occasions. Creative culinary fine food without the formality, local sourced produce and an award winning wine list come together to make Pod Food one of Canberra's hidden culinary gems.
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