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175 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
+61 3 9428 3585
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sun 18:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 15:00
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the best meal of our three nights in Melbourne. The lamb was done to perfection and the desserts - yum! Excellent service as well. Pleasant , unobtrusive background music, which is a rarity now days. I highly recommend.

Thank grietSydney
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

My partner and I had a quick lunch at Noir today. It was delicious. I had the gnocchi with a side of green vegetables and my partner had the duck. It was honest perfectly executed food. We will be back with friends for dinner.

Thank AriMelbourne
Melbourne Aust
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92 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We booked this restaurant for our wedding anniversary, because of its "hat". We're surprised that it has a hat. Service was good, entrees were good but the mains were a let-down. My lamb came in a rich sauce and my wife's fish was pedestrian. The vegetables on the side were peas, broccoli and some others - tasted fine but looked... More 

Thank LilAl
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

This is the fourth time I've been to Noir and it never disappoints. Every meal I've ever had at Noir has been well-prepared and delicious. My recommendations would be the gnocchi or the beef tartare. The atmosphere is romantic and relaxed. The service is OK, nothing memorable.

Thank Iva R
Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We chose the set menu for $55 per person which included sparkling wine throughout the afternoon. The menu includes many of their favourite dushes that we had between us on a dinner a few months ago. This is a wonderful delicious meal created by chefs who enjoy what they do. Plated lovingly and All served by a professional. A really... More 

Thank MarcoAust
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Menu is not lengthy but I liked the food very much. Oyster shots with Champagne granita and Coriander chilli were amazing. I ordered Murray Cod fish with fresh vegetables as my main and the dish was subtle but tasty. I felt the flavours were just right with nothing over powering. Desserts were just amazing. Their French meringue is an absolute... More 

Thank Nisansala R
Melbourne, Australia
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247 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Quick dinner her prior to the Boss concert. Ebony front of the house (partner of chef) was very friendly. Ordered oysters to share with champagne granita, osyters were really fresh, found the granita too sweet. The mains were the high light, my wife had the Murray Cod with fricasse of vegetables and sorrel butter and this was delicious. I had... More 

Thank GastroGaz
Sydney, Australia
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108 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I was recently introduced to Noir which I'd been told was very popular amongst locals. There is a warm and friendly atmosphere, and staff are very pleasant and attentive. In a group of 6 we sampled a variety of meals - lamb, beef, fish and pasta - and all dishes were absolutely delicious. Beautiful presentation and rich flavours, and portions... More 

Thank Andrew M
Melbourne, Australia
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Noir has a double frontage in busy Swan Street near busy Church Street and I am close to being local but I have never noticed it before. My mistake. We had a lovely meal. We had the degustation menu with no meat but a fish substitution for the main course. It was good to leave ourselves in the hands of... More 

Thank Patricia E
Hong Kong, China
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We organised the tasting menu for a party with a group of eight. The main course of beef with cauliflower was a highlight. The service was good and we enjoyed the wine, including a wonderful Alsace riesling. It really was a very enjoyable meal and a great night out for a special occasion with good friends.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 75
European, French, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9428 3585
Welcome to Noir.
French inspired, Modern cuisine in an elegant, informal environment. Noir is the first venture for partners Peter Roddy and Ebony Vagg, food and wine lovers as well as hospitality professionals who together with their dedicated team bring a little old world romance to Swan Street. A combination of quality produce and classical technique with a generous spirit and a warm welcome await at this boutique neighbourhood restaurant.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?