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) #53 of 3,336 Restaurants in Melbourne ₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
113 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 6363
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“duck” (31 reviews)
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Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
113 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
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Reviews (342)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went with a friend, and wound up going back two nights later with a party of four. The fabric on the ceiling means that you can actually have a conversation with people across the table while the music is playing in the background, and actually...More

Thank Koby B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited a couple of weeks ago for post conference dinner and the food was great. There was a little confusion when we arrived with table not being ready and then suddenly it was however a flurry saw us seated in no time and drinks served....More

Thank Annie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staffs there are very nice and very patient. The soft shell crab is must try! Also, the broccoli is stunning amazing!! Definitely will come again.

Thank xy-26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The setting of this restaurant is unique and wonderful. It certainly adds to your dining experience. It's almost like being in an enchanted world or movie set. Of course, the food, service and staff are impeccable. We loved the bar upstairs and are heading back...More

Thank trishymelbourne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ambience of this place is lovely, rustic with random sewing machines around and cloth covering the ceiling. Our waiters were lovely and kept our water and drinks topped up all night. As the night progressed the noise level became such you couldn't hear the...More

Thank chrispy75-12
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We started with cocktails which tasted like Mocktails the scallops which were good the barramundi was cooked well though very little flavor the standout by far was the dry duck curry it was fantastic!! We were very disappointed with the waitress she was rude and...More

Thank Bartnat
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Veeery nice place,unique decorations,atmospheric -they have it all!!!Also friendly staff with a great sense of humor dealing with them was such a good part of our dining...Food is fresh,yummy and real Asian..Highly recommended!

Thank palesa80
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We came here and thought we get the express lunch menu. Some hits with some of the dishes but others were very average. Overall the place is good and I think I would go a la carte next time. Standout dish has to be the...More

Thank Piggy P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I have dietary requirements ....tricky ones......whether pre-warned or not, the staff at Seamstress were so very helpful and made me feel welcomed at their table. I love the upstairs bar - and it's OK to take your delicious cocktail, served in old crystal glassware just...More

Thank bigpig56
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Love the Bethel leaf duck, soft shell crab and Brussel sprouts. Let the waiter order for you. It certainly does not disappoint. The pub upstairs is also good for before dinner drinks.

Thank Christopher D
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 6363
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