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As You Like It

€€ - €€€Cafe,
Childers St, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6262 8085
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
17 Jan 2017
“Great Theatre Cafe”
6 Oct 2017
“Great food and Service”
07:30 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, Australian
€€ - €€€
Childers St, Canberra 2601, Australia
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

The café is in the Theatre 3 foyer with large open areas both inside and out. The menu feature s signature muffin each day as well as a special menu in addition to the menu on the website. Food is delightfully presented and the service...More

Thank jenny4holiday
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We were in and out of As You Like It for a whole day recently. Breakfast, Lunch and LOTS of tea and coffee. The service was FABULOUS, the meals and drinks were great. A big shout out to Joe and the staff who were all...More

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I know cafes have their systems ... but this cafe needs to think again! I was sent here, because I could get a cheapish ready made sandwich and a cake. Both items were right in front of my eyes as I selected and paid. So,...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 18 January 2017

While the Cafe isn't cheap as chips it does have really nice food and a great selection of tea. It also has loads of space and doesn't echo which makes it a great place to catch up with friends.

Thank Micci H
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My cup of tea arrived with no tea in the pot. When I enquired inside, I was told to go back and check for the teabag on the tray. I did so and still found no tea provided. Twice I went through this process before...More

Thank Sango M
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

It's worth mentioning that when a coffee shop is in business for this long with the same owner, it is safe to say you are not going to be disappointed. I've seen him jump in the kitchen and take over the grill, wait on tables...More

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We just had a few drinks, outside on a balmy evening, and later to carry in to a performance. The staff here were good, the house wines quite acceptable, and the atmosphere excellent. Recommended before, during, and after a Street Theatre performance.

Thank Dossier48
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I like coming to As you like it for lunch with my partner or family to catch up. My favorite things are the food is excellent (try the cheese burger), the staff are friendly and there are toilets located on the facility.

Thank RobndAnge
Reviewed 23 December 2015

I may not have had a coffee from every chop in Canberra but the ones I do visit, this one is the best by far. Joe and his staff are customer focused and it shows in the food they present and the drinks that they...More

Thank Justin C
Reviewed 12 December 2015

I visit the Australian National University regularly for various activities I am pursuing in retirement. There are plenty of cafes on and near the campus but my favourite is As You Like It. Whether it's a take-away coffee, a sit-down coffee and cake, or a...More

Thank Marcel D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Childers St, Canberra 2601, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6262 8085
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