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113 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 6363
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  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (33 reviews)
All hours
Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
113 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been coming here for years and it hasn't changed. Fantastic food & drinks, awesome service. Personally, I think they make the best Espresso Martinis here. It's such a unique place. Be aware that going up the stairs is no problem (3 levels) but going...More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Interesting fusion between Asian and modern cuisine - the 5 spiced lamb shoulder accompanied with the crispy Brussel sprouts, a highlight. Good selection of wines and cocktails to choose from too! Service very attentive by knowledgeable staff.

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 6 days ago

OH wow what an interesting place to have a pre dinner drink or cocktail with friends. Decor quirky & food amazing

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best dinner in Melbourne Lots of gluten free options We had a wonderful dinner here full of surprising tastes and flavours. The menu is a series of tasting plates in different sizes to suit couples or larger groups of people. We had sticky duck in...More

Thank Jocelyn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here on a quiet night, sat at the bar upstairs but was offered both the main menu and the bar snacks. Excellent miso sprouts and soft shell crab. Good beer too.

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is extraordinary, the soft skin crab is to die for and the Brussel sprouts are something you want to have again and again, each dish was sensationally well presented and the tastes were well defined, make sure you have desert. Small restaurant make...More

Thank Charles W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us enjoyed the banquet. All meals were delicious - fresh, tasty and full of flavour. Standout were the Brussel sprouts! I wasn't going to try them and then couldn't stop eating them. I can't wait to go back.

Thank tarnn_d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here with friends and business associates and everyone has loved the food. It is tasty, unusual, but not inedible for fussy eaters. It is good to go there with at least 4 others so that you can try lots of different dishes.You...More

Thank Evelynne G
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The soft shell crab is to die for. Try the snake bean wontons. He Cocktail bar is worth a visit while your table is prepared. Try it!

Thank Booltweet
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Once again Seamstress has impressed us with fantastic service and great food. Took some friends who had not been there before, and the food blew them away. We shared 4 entrees and 4 mains, all of which were beautifully prepared. The wines are a little...More

Thank Sandals246
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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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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