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Lemon Bistro - CLOSED

178-180 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 3001
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible7%
13 Jul 2014
“You Know It’s a Good Place if People Are Turned Away at the Door”
1 Jul 2014
“Good food, good option in busy China Town”
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178-180 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

Found this place on a whim as we were trying to find dinner while wandering the streets. When we arrived the place was empty but as soon as we put in our order the place started filling up and got so packed that people had...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I had a great red duck curry and steamed rice. The food here is always good, the staff friendly, helpful and quick. This is a great place for solo diners and I often return here when travelling alone in Melbourne. Good choice of beers and...More

Thank Jip11
Reviewed 28 June 2014

We had a late lunch and ordered the mini spring rolls, pad thai with tofu ( not on menu) and the green chicken curry and a couple of singas. The service was fast and friendly. The food was very nice. The establishment was very clean...More

Thank G B S
Reviewed 4 April 2014

The restaurant was crowded so we thought that was a good sign on a Saturday night. Food was just okay. Roti bread was awful, very doughy and the worst I have had. Satay sauce tasted like it was watered down - very bland. Our main...More

Thank Carley P
Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

We happened to be walking past and found this lovely place! Great food and service as well as being reasonably priced. No complaints, very happy. Special thanks to our lovely waitress :)

Thank NatalieMc555
Reviewed 14 February 2014

Great thai food, attentive & efficient service, well priced considering food quality. Not fancy but resulted in happy kids & me :)

Thank feelingr00vy
Reviewed 31 January 2014

Great small Thai in Chinatown - we had a really good lunch here. Lots of nice things to choose from on the menu. Definitely can recommend it.

Thank Si73
Reviewed 1 January 2014

We had a decent meal for two here on a busy Saturday night in Chinatown - two tasty curries (my partner enjoyed his slightly kitsch crocodile curry) and sides. The food was nice but nothing special, and the setting is pretty basic. One big plus...More

Thank SuzanneD_001
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Thought we'd give this place a go while taking a walk through the Melbourne streets. Place was pretty basic. Staff were not very attentive. Food was bland and just thrown on the plate. Drinks were ridiculously over priced. Filling enough but felt like we could...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 1 October 2013

Loved the Thai green Kangeroo curry and the Tofu and veg red curry, the satay roti was yum too. We felt that this was a reasonably priced bistro compared to some other restaurants we vistited in melbourne and on both occasions that we dined here,...More

Thank Danni B
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

Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178-180 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 3001
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