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AY Oriental Tea House

455 Chapel St, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9824 0128
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“dumplings” (31 reviews)
“duck” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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455 Chapel St, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten in many chinese restaurants but this is right up there brilliant innovative dumplings great srrvice and an interesting drinjs list which includes diffrrent teas. The deserts are intrigying and different. Highly recommended

Thank renderred
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Possibly one our family favourite restaurants. This place has had a really modern makeover and we think the menu has too. Every dish we ordered was excellent. Peking duck was superb, chicken noodle delicious, fillet steak with honey and pepper just divine. Salt and pepper...More

Thank Cakesx2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for lunch on our way to the football. We were seated in the front part of the restaurant and initially there was a bit of a delay in service, however once the staff had been made aware there were tables of people...More

Thank Jane and Kim M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great Yum Cha restaurant with lovely service We had a party of four and shared plates and all dishes were fantastic. there was a great array of dumplings and variety of dishes for all tastebuds. Service was friendly and efficient. Lighting was very low.

Thank Del C
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is a modern approach to Yum Cha, every dish was piping hot and freshly made (none of the old school trolleys). I tried the dumplings, pork buns, salt & pepper calamari and Asian vegetables with every dish tasting great. A funky decor with loud...More

Thank Zickyboo
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I tried the noodles and the dumplings via UberEats and it did not disappoint me! The next day I popped in for lunch and had another great experience. Staff was super friendly. Will def come back!!!

Thank nenaprincesyd
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I took my mother there for Mother's Day and it was fantastic. Extremely busy but they still managed to give everyone attention. No long waits. Incredible food and a beautiful bar. Also, signature herbal teas that definitely make the trip worthwhile. Highly recommend it!

Thank 20kash
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This was a place that keeps popping up for dumplings. AY Oriental Tea House had the reputation of delivering high quality food in a traditional setting. In April, the restaurant went through a renovation and the end result is a move away from the traditional...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We had read good things about this place so decided to try it for lunch one Sunday. Service was extremely slow, music was too loud and good was average as far as dumplings go. Prices were reasonable but we won't be going back there.

Thank JaneRohan
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here after a movie in the Jam Factory. Our daughter's inlaws come here for a long time and know well what to order. The Chinese broccoli, the dumplings with prawns, the duck and the chicken were amazing. They also serve nice Tea's...More

Thank Hugo H
Chapel Street
Seek and ye shall find! Prahran is a treasure hunter’s
paradise of vintage stores, upscale boutiques and
emporiums. Chapel Street is a one-stop shop with
specialty stores selling just about everything. The
famous Chapel Street Bazaar has so many curious and
vintage knick-knacks that you will feel as if you're
in a huge and busy museum. By contrast, at the
northern end of Chapel Street, South Yarra and Windsor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 Chapel St, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chapel Street
  • Neighbourhood: Chapel Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9824 0128
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