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Spice Temple

Crown Entertainment Complex 8 Whiteman St | Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 8679 1888
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chilli” (97 reviews)
“tea smoked duck” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Crown Entertainment Complex 8 Whiteman St | Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

have been here several times always great service spot on selection excellent great for chili heads flavours linger in your mouth for hours afterwards

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent service for the entire evening - downstairs seating that was ok - although a little dim and warm temperature. We had a range of dishes that were consistently very good - left full and very satisfied

Thank Hynet9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely not worth it a visit. Paid $198 just food (set menu) for 2 people and we were so excited about this restaurant but I'd say my experince wasn't great. I've got sick day after and still not feeling well. At the start, I can't...More

Thank poettiger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoying the banquet until the “hot and numbing duck” arrived. It was offensively salty. Asked the waiting staff to let the chef taste it. The response from the kitchen was to query if I had ever tasted Szechuan sauce before? I felt the chef’s response...More

Thank Mattman101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times but not for a couple of years and it is still great food. Such a variety of choice. Their dumplings are excellent and the use of Sichuan peppers in several dishes is really nice. It is a unique pepper and...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited today on 20/11/2017. Great customer service, waiting staff is humble and respectful, but food was very poor. We ordered Uygure lamb with fried chick peas : lamb was cooked fine,(except few pieces too underdone) it was nothing too special as we expected. It...More

Thank Jai S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A large group from work dined here and enjoyed the cuisine and wine menu. But probably due to where it's located, it's a bit on the pricey side.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Spice for a birthday treat.. MM and DD had the Banquet, while I had a few choices from the entree’ and starter menu.. Everything food wise was lovely, but despite there being a dedicated waiter for our table, after he decided we did...More

Thank RedTart1
Toby F, Manager at Spice Temple, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear RedTart1, Thank you for getting in touch with this feedback and bringing the issue of drink service to our attention. We take all feedback seriously and have forwarded your comments along to our management team for review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 9 November 2017

The second visit at Spice Temple. We were here about a year ago and the memory of the food was still loud and yummy. We Started the night with tuna tartare, then followed the king prawn wontons. Plump and juicy prawns in a black vinegar...More

Thank luna312
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Really great and extremely tasty food here. I particularly like the duck and fish. Great cocktail and wine list. Service can sometimes be slow when it’s busy

Thank intrepid_pixie
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sarah d
6 May 2017|
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Response from Dan M | Reviewed this property |
I imagine not the best choice, however I do recall their veg menu was good too.
Linda D
13 December 2016|
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Response from Louise M | Reviewed this property |
I very much doubt it but call and ask 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crown Entertainment Complex 8 Whiteman St | Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 8679 1888
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