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17 Kennedy St | Kingston, Canberra 2604, Australia
+61 2 6232 6922
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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103 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Walked past Figaro looking for a feed and decided to give it a go. We'll priced meals along with prompt service. The meal was full of flavour and very authentic. It was surprising how large the meals actually are. Recommend this place to anyone wanting a good but quick feed...

Thank SoutheastStar
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150 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We recently visited Figaro to celebrate a birthday, just before Xmas. The place was packed but the service was excellent; they worked very hard, with just the right amount of time between courses. We shared the tomato bruschetta and the calamari for entrèe, both very nice. For mains, veal porcini, gnocchi, spaghetti allo Scoglio and veal saltimbocca; all very good.... More 

Thank RussCanberra
Canberra, Australia
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I last visited Figaro some years back and it was a good Italian restaurant so the family and I decided to go there again and it has certainly changed. We hadn't booked and required a table for 5 people. 'There was plenty of empty tables for 6 people however rather than give us one of those, we were squeezed into... More 

Thank nirta
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I had been to this restaurant a couple of years ago and found the food average and service poor, so was reluctant to give it another go. However, I'm glad I did. Simple home cooked pasta, with flavoursome sauce. Decent wine list. We found the young staff to be pleasant and efficient.....but going by an earlier review, maybe we just... More 

Thank ledastray13
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The food was up there with the worst I have had at a restaurant. Customer service was THE worst I have encountered. One brunette staff member has a disgusting customer service approach. Extremely disappointed and don't have a good word to say about it other then it's in a good location.

Thank Matthew M
Sydney, Australia
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We visited Figaro recently after walking around all the restaurants in the Kingston area and we are glad we finally settled on Figaro ! We had wonderful service, the meals were huge but beautifully cooked - (we had the lamb shanks) and the atmosphere is lovely. We had a lovely night there and will certainly visit again !

Thank Denise M
Canberra, Australia
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place. We were a group of 10 there for a farewell and the food was perfect authentic Italian and heaps of it. I am a big eater but this even slowed me down. The antipasto entrée was huge and I shared that with my wife which I'm glad I did because it was to big for one.... More 

Thank Angelphil
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95 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Kingston has always been our favourite area for a meal. We noticed some restaurants have closed but more up market but crowded ones took their places. Others looked deserted. After roaming a while we sat down at Figaro. The menu was not extensive and looked a bit tired. So we chose from the blackboard specials. Without any great expectation, my... More 

Thank Peter-the-Egg
Pymble, Australia
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86 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Figaro proved to be a very inviting restaurant - such enjoyable atmosphere with great food - Italian theme, but really well presented and enjoyable. We arrived early and saw the restaurant fill up and this was a Thursday night. The service was not "in your face" and low key, but the waiters attended us very well. An awesome place... More 

Thank Robert B
Sydney, Australia
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59 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Lovelly little restaurant in Kingston. A bit pricey, entree was amazing, mains were more of a mixed bag. Half of the table loved them as much as the mains (these people ordered pizzas and steaks). The other half (myself included) had more average meals (gnocchi and pasta). The gnocchi in particular was very disappointing. However, the service was excellent, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Kennedy St | Kingston, Canberra 2604, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6232 6922

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