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Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You could tell the Chinese influence in the world's stage when you see a major world city that pretty looks like Beijing. Just head to Little Bourke Street (incidentally a stone's throw away from our hotel) and yet again try Chinese cuisine.

Thank ECLadines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chinatown is an ethnic enclave in the Central Business District of Melbourne. One can see laneways, alleys and arcades. Chinatown is home to many Chinese restaurants, cultural venues, businesses and places of worship. An unforgettable place to us is the Chinese Museum which highlights the...More

Thank GAN L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alike many China Towns in various countries, this one is colourful and fascinating and we were told is the oldest continuous Chinese settlement in the western world. It consists of a number of lanes, alleys and arcades which link the streets of Bourke and Lonsdale....More

Thank lovetrav_9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No longer the domain of the Chinese this 2 block area with the little alleys shooting off to the sides seems to offer all Asian cuisines.

Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed 2 August 2018

As our hotel was in Chinatown, we walked several times (day and night) during our stay in Melbourne through Chinatown. A lot of nice places to eat, good shops and a nice vibe Nearest Bus stop: Red line Nr12, Chinatown

Thank Erwin H
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I love walking through Chinatown in Melbourne. There are so many good and cheap restaurants! It has a really good atmosphere and its a must visit in Melbourne. I have never eaten in any bad restaurant here so I am sure you can't go wrong.

Thank EleanorBall
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

It has always amazed me how well the survival of the fittest works on this street more so than anywhere else. The early signs of success comes with waiting lines whether it’s winter or summer and it’s simply a clear signal for great food. This...More

Thank 639abbie
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely the best dim sum of any Chinatown. Went to at least 3 different restaurants- all were good!!

Thank cjam9
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

What’s not to love about china town, located in little Bourke st it’s a haven for some of the best Asian food. From street food, dumplings , teppanyaki, Chinese, Thai , entertainment and great authentic cultural experience. You can expect to have a great time....More

Thank mrwhiley
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Compared to the rest of Melbourne, I always find China Town so dirty. Maybe it's because of the one way street and the alley ways, but I just don't like it. But apart from this, there's so many delicious Chinese restaurants to choose from. And...More

Thank Samantha F
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Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Aimbillington
28 October 2017|
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Response from Kevin H | Reviewed this property |
Most sold a package deal with food, Yes there was but not in China town, It was in a food mall beside the train station at the top end of China town.
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Aimbillington
28 October 2017|
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Response from boolbada | Reviewed this property |
I did not see a single buffet while there. sorry
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29 May 2016|
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Response from Seymour J | Reviewed this property |
I strolled around this morning on my way to work and I did not see any restaurants advertising gluten free offerings. I looked at a few menus that were in windows and saw nothing of a gluten free nature This does not mean... More
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