Akiba, Canberra City, weekend Yum Cha

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Akiba, Canberra City has an a la carte menu with some delicious choices, but on weekends a short version is still available, but it complimented by rotating options on the Yum Cha trolley.

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Around 9 different types of dumplings ($10 for 4 pieces) are offered along with a small range of other dishes.

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The creative dumplings are complimented by some very flavourful and wonderful dressings. Possibly the best could be the Chicken Shumai with Yauzu mayonnaise.. also available steamed

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..but the Shitaki mushroom and water chestnut dumpling with red vinegar and chill oil are very good too.

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Other options include the Satay pork dumpling with Satay sauce (very delicious)

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Fried prawn Wontons

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Lamb and mint dumplings

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The mango and coconut sticky rice with macadamia and palm sugar ice-cream is a delicious way to finish.

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Jasmine tea is complimentary.

Akiba is also much quieter and less busy on Sundays than during the weekend when it very popular with city workers.

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4 thoughts on “Akiba, Canberra City, weekend Yum Cha

  1. lizzygoodthings

    Have heard mixed feedback on Akiba. Will try to get there sometime… we’ve made enquiries a few times, but they are never open on the days we are wishing to go.

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  2. I think it’s true that it’s good to order carefully and just pick a few things to try that you might have heard are good, and to resist being drawn into over ordering or ordering too many unplanned dishes.

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