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Au Lac Royal Vegetarian Cuisine

#135 of 1,054 Restaurants in Canberra
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Shop 4 39 Woolley St, Canberra 2602, Australia
+61 2 6262 8922
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Today
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 14:30
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If I were to visit Au Lac again I would probably only get it to takeaway. First, the seating is terrible! My partner and I were squished in between a booth and a tiny curtain which was separating us from the back room. Secondly, the service was pretty mediocre. They were friendly enough but very slow, and it was hard... More 

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Thank Isobel K
Canberra, Australia
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251 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok perhaps it was a bit too much on the title but if u r not a vegetarian u would dismiss this place altogether. We went there because one of our friends is unwell and could only have vegetarian. I am totally convinced the offerings here have far exceed the taste and texture of many other high end restaurant. It's... More 

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Thank 639abbie
Canberra
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this restaurant, the service, the food, the ambience are a welcome retreat when we need a reward or a break. The food is well presented and tastes great. The price is reasonable.

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Thank Canberrascooter
Bungendore
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A quick stop-in for tofu with sate and a lemongrass and chilli tofu dish with plain boiled rice, accompanied by green tea. But what I want to mention is the "young coconut" pudding! It's low-calorie and yummy - a transparent colourless jelly, simple as that, and not too sweet. Rarely do you get a nice pudding, I find, in an... More 

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Thank Lucy B
Brisbane, Australia
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224 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I was catching up with a couple of friends that I hadn't seen for a few years, one of which is a vegan. I approached the restaurant with trepidation....I love my meat! I let my friends order: - lemongrass tofu - okay, but not great - beef stir fry - very good - shanton(g) chicken - delicious! I will return... More 

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Thank malomax
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Love this place, so tasty. I love mock meat though. Lots of my meat eater friends are happy to eat here too. Can be crowded and noisy. Not expensive. Food comes out very quickly. BYO alcohol.

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Thank 585Rhi
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I had the Au Lac Pho Soup with soy chicken - it was a meal in itself, delicious and quite inexpensive. I knew this restaurant from the time I lived in Canberra; on this visit it seemed even better than I remembered. This place is a gem for people who prefer vegetarian food, and meat lovers won't be disappointed either... More 

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Thank Felix S
Cowra
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I was amazed at the variety of dishes on offer and even more impressed with the flavours and quality. There was something for everyone, just get over the fact it is vegetarian and enjoy. The staff were all friendly & helpful and prices were very reasonable. Highly recommended.

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Thank Aussie-Arthur
Canberra
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195 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Invited to dinner here by a couple who are vegetarians. Was amazed at the size of the menu and we enjoyed the whole experience. Very nice spring rolls and satay chicken skewers for entre followed by Massaman beef, Shantung chicken, Lemon Grass Tofu and Mongolian lamb. All dishes were delicious and good size serves. The services was quite good considering... More 

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Thank RussCanberra
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Great vegan food with staff who are just brilliant. Has become less affordable in recent years, but still a favourite of ours on a treat night.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$30
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 4 39 Woolley St, Canberra 2602, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6262 8922
Description
Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine- Vegetarian Catering Specialist

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