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Italian & Sons
  • 7 Lonsdale St,
    Canberra, ACT
  • (02) 6162 4888,
  • Lunch Tue-Fri noon-2.30pm

    Dinner Mon-Sat 6pm-10pm

Italian & Sons

The brothers Trimboli are on the front foot with Canberra's culinary renaissance. Their new CBD hole-in-the-wall addition, Da Rosario, is abuzz, plans are afoot for a deli-eatery, and Italian & Sons continues to win plaudits. The elongated space, lit by the warmth of factory-style ceiling lamps, bustles. The blackboard-wall menu entices equally with drink-friendly snacks such as salumi and crisp, pop-in-the-mouth fried school prawns, and the more gutsy likes of cotechino with braised lentils. Focaccia baked in the wood-fired oven is exemplary, as are thin-crust pizze topped with simple, fresh ingredients. There's a rich bounty of Italian wine, and the bar staff mix a classy bitter aperitivo. Desserts sweeten things up - tiramisù and the other favourites are consistently well executed, but occasional specials, including ricotta-filled zeppole drizzled with chestnut honey and mascarpone gelati, raise the bar.

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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $9-$19

    M $24-$34

    D $12-$20

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
  • Cards:
  • American Express
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings essential
  • Chef:
  • Pasquale Trimboli & Michael Chatto



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