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Charcoal Chicken

By kenk - 17 July 2007 29

For years we frequently patronised the Charcoal Chicken place in Manuka but it closed down about six years ago when its lease expired. Then we used Kingsleys Chicken in Queanbeyan but (dammit) this closed down too – last time I passed the premises were still vacant.

Does anyone know if the Manuka operation resurfaced anywhere? I think Kingsleys franchises survive though I have never located one.

Is there a charcoal chicken place surviving in Canberra/Queanbeyan?

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29 Responses to
Charcoal Chicken
Meconium 7:50 pm 17 Jul 07

AD’s posts above are rad.

Woody Mann-Caruso 6:35 pm 17 Jul 07

Is Kingsley’s chicken roasted over charcoal?

pierce 6:14 pm 17 Jul 07

I’ll vouch for the potato cakes (or scallops if you will) at the Lowanna St chicken shop (and burgers) but I haven’t tried the chicken.

barking toad 4:45 pm 17 Jul 07

Cook ya own

Cheaper and tastes better

Absent Diane 4:27 pm 17 Jul 07

Yeah I hide my beard on my arse so I don’t get kebab stuck on my face.. because that would make it sooo obvious… he HAS a beard, there IS a kebab stuck in it – He MUST be terror!!!

Maelinar 4:15 pm 17 Jul 07

Anybody eating a Kebab can be arrested for indirect contact with Terrorism.

bonfire 4:10 pm 17 Jul 07

i hear they are phasing out kebabs entirely from alibabas.

Absent Diane 4:03 pm 17 Jul 07

the chicken franchise that has split its stores with alibabars is ok… a bit messy you may need a bath after it. Go on have a bath, you’re very messy.

blub 4:01 pm 17 Jul 07

There’s a place in Hawker shops. Chickens are okay. The best chips!

LG 3:53 pm 17 Jul 07

Regal in Charnwood is very good.

There’s one in Braddon on Lowanna St (mixed feedback but I always found it alright)

There’s also an Indian/Sri Lankan/Turkish? (sorry, can’t remember exactly) in Belconnen near Monkey Magic, next to the video store (used to be Civic Video) and Kingsleys. Don’t know if its still open – but they had great chips! The chicken, while Charcoal was pressed flat.

Kramer 3:49 pm 17 Jul 07

Chicken Gourmet in the city is good, espcially after a few pints.

asp 3:21 pm 17 Jul 07

Something really wrong with Kingsley’s Chicken.

Their Lanyon Store closed down three years ago. It was closed in a rush too as their is equipment all over the place like deep fryer racks. Management said it would open in six months when new staff were trained. That was 2 1/2 years ago. As far as I know, they still own or lease the building and would be paying rates/rent for it.

bonfire 3:07 pm 17 Jul 07

we need henny penny

andy 2:42 pm 17 Jul 07
kippax, erindale, belcompton, canberra centre..

threeze 2:41 pm 17 Jul 07

There is Regal Charcoal Chicken in Charnwood, and there are Kingsleys everywhere (Civic, Woden, Kippax etc).

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