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Westlake Restaurant

189 Lt Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 2048
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“honey beef” (3 reviews)
“peking duck” (9 reviews)
“abalone” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
189 Lt Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Recommend to have lunch or dinner at china town. Menu are variety and acceptable price. Service staffs are friendly and helpful. All food taste are great.

Thank Nararat B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Westlakes dim sums, Yum Cha and ambience are next to none. If you want noisy, fun good food you've come to the right place. The waiters are rude but who wouldn't be when they're brushed off continuously sa people choose what they want and don't...More

Thank Kaye H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In a street full of wonderful Chinese restaurants this one is just way too expensive. The food was average to small in size and very Australian Chinese. Better place to eat than this one.

Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is considered a high end Chinese restaurant selling high end seafood. I would expect service to be good, but was disappointed. To be fair food was slightly above average but expensive.

Thank FoodieTravellerFrSG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seeking a late lunch we were relieved to find west lake which served yum cha until 5pm. It tasted really wonderful, but I found the chicken feet and garlicky pork belly with black bean undercooked and chewy. Then once the rush of yum cha trolleys...More

Thank 1mightymouse
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is our second visit as we like the vibe here. Very popular with Asians. There are live seafood swimming in the window aquarium which got raided while we were there for people who like the freshest seafood. We visited on a Saturday lunch time...More

Thank Nabsie
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

My son had to wait over 40 minutes for one small plate I complaint several times Will not return to this restaurant

Thank Samuel-Mum
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We went on Public Holiday Monday, we were seated immediately plenty seating available. We had 3 waitstaff for our table of 4. We were rushed to order, rushed to be served and were hovered over the whole meal. Soon as we put a glass or...More

Thank Rose O
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Had an excellent Yum Cha here on a Sunday, I would recommend getting there a little early as it can be come quite busy. All the yum cha favorites are very good, service is very quick and efficient. Don't be afraid to ask for your...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

In the heart of China town you will find this gorgeous restaurant which we stumbled on about 7 years ago. We have tried a few other restaurants in the strip over the years but have always gravitated back to Westlake. Food is always tasty, generous,...More

Thank Julia G
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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Lt Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9662 2048
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