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Enlightened Cuisine

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113 Queen St | South Bank, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Although it's vegetarian, the dishes are all made by processed ingredients. Ordered a platter, it was not fresh and probably was heated up in microwave. The woman there was angry all the time. Won't go again.

Thank Oyuna B
Melbourne, Australia
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25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Wow! Delicious food and loved that it was all vegetarian & faux meat - it was nice to have our pick of the whole menu! We had the Prawn toast and fried wontons for starters and Satay Chicken and the Chicken and Chinese Broccoli for mains. Service was prompt and food came quickly. It was a real shame that the... More 

Thank jesmck
Nice, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This is avtypical chinese restaurant. We ate their speing rolls, Nasi Goreng, Mixed Vegetables and spicy egg noodles. I was positively surprised by the food. Its strange to see on the menu all sorts of pretended meat dishes even though its a vegetarian restaurant.

Thank Phil6676
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I'll be frank, the food wasn't bad, however the manager lady was very rude to our ethnic friends group. One of our friend wasn't aware that Chinese tea doesn't have sugar, but this could have been told nicely, instead the manager lady have a very angry look and shouted "don't you know...no sugar in Chinese tea ". Later when a... More 

Thank ईशान आ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

This vegetarian restaurant is like nothing I have tried before. Mock meat was amazing and tasted like pork, beef, duck and chicken. We sat down and ordered and within 5 minutes our meals were ready. Delicious flavours, quick and polite table service. It's the first time I have been asked if I was a vegan - very refreshing.

Thank rachelrobbertson
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

Went for a Sunday night dinner with my family. Entrees were served quickly. We had the spring rolls (they were large in size), Satay Chicken Skewers and Fried Wonton. All were very tasty. There is NO onion and NO garlic in any of their dishes. Main course we tried 5 dishes and they were all served promptly, hot and very... More 

Thank David H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Loved the food and tastes great!! Been taking my family every time and loved the mock meat! Especially the shark fin soup looks almost like the real one!

Thank Codex8
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Loved the chinese vegetarian food. Portions are pretty good. I have had the lunch menu which is better than the dinner one, unless you are in a big group. Good service. Have been couple of times in a single month.. :)

Thank Seetalusha
Roxby Downs, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

The food was excellent and the stories we had been told of possible bad service was untrue. Friendly and accommodating staff.

Thank RandolphCarter1919
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

If you're vegetarian, then you know there's nothing better than being able to have your run of the whole menu. Which is exactly what you can do here. And what a menu! We couldn't decide so opted for the A1 banquet. 2 starters, 3 mains, fried rice - for $33/head. Really good quality. The sweet and sour pork and asam... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Queen St | South Bank, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: 0396869188

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?