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119 Hardware St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9670 6394
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25 Nov 2013
“Value for money!”
15 May 2013
“A different Asian experience.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
119 Hardware St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

This place offers the best value in Melbourne. The curry rice is as good as anywhere and the prices are soooooo cheap. The Asian steamed bunds are a great treat! The quick service makes this a regular place to visit.

Thank breezy_631
Reviewed 16 May 2013 via mobile

This place is really groovy. Small shop, not a huge range but for the first timer still too much to choose from! If it's a nice day sit outside as there is more seating and people watching is always fun. The service was very quick....More

1  Thank Pennie00
Reviewed 25 January 2013

I was looking for a quick bite after a long flight. From previous reviews I decided to try it and I am very happy: Combo meal for 12$ seems a great value for Melbourne (I had curry rice, small salad, sweet bun and iced tea)....More

3  Thank Mk_B0RG
Reviewed 24 January 2013

I came across this new restaurant in Hardware St, and was most impressed with the menu, especially the prices! I had a New York buffalo chicken bao and an Indian Butter Chicken bao while my friend enjoyed a Thai chicken san choi bao filled with...More

1  Thank colnc50
Reviewed 31 December 2012

Yum! So good. Wish I worked closer but so worth the walk. Get the butter chicken bao! Lettuce baos' and rice look good but so far I've just eaten the baos. Oh - must get the vanilla slice bao too!

Thank LiLi0206
Reviewed 19 December 2012

A must try when visiting Melbourne. I haven't seen anything like this anywhere else. Right opposite hardware society (a great cafe too btw), this places sells Bao's (asian steamed buns) with all sorts of delicious fillings like buffalo chicken, spinach and feta, butter chicken etc....More

2  Thank Hawaii2010
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Hardware St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9670 6394
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