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Tea House at Chinatown

Chifley Hotel 11-17 Cohen Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 2526
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Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Chifley Hotel 11-17 Cohen Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't complain about this restaurant as the food was plentiful and the service was excellent. Had the pancakes which were to die for. Overall this is not your traditional "sweet and sour pork" type restaurant and there are others in the area that will cater...More

Thank markmW8037NB
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Management is rude & arrogant. Over priced food & non-existent service. Simply deplorable. This is the worst restaurant I have ever been to in Melbourne.

Thank austravel84
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Gilbert Lau is responsible for creating the magical Flower Drum and is now behind the good Law's Family Kitchen. His greatness very much affected the group behind Tea House. Not at the extreme level of Flower Drum, but more accessible priceless this is an upmarket...More

Thank ozpd70
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Easy to find and appeared to have plenty of seating availability. Staff were very friendly and the service was excellent. The food was ok without being exceptional. Dare I say it, a bit bland. We had a variety of shared dishes including mains, entree's and...More

Thank Barry T
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Back after several years we were again delighted by this fine restaurant. The dignified, knowledgeable staff recommended the signature lobster omelet and a tasty seafood parcel as starters. We followed with the Cantonese roast duck with special sauce, the tofu with mushrooms and Chinese greens...More

Thank BongGio
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Great find Tucked away off little Bourke street opposite china town museum . A good choice of traditional Cantonese dishes . Fresh seafood.Peking duck delicious. Excellent service. Reasonable prices . Definitely worth a visit .

Thank Agmsoton
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Well hidden Chinese restaurant in Cohen Place, which I probably would never have come across, had it not been for good reviews on TripAdvisor. Bought takeaway. I recommend the spicy salt & pepper king prawns - 8 delicious large prawns with lots of flavour. The...More

Thank avart
Reviewed 24 February 2017

A group of 6 of us went to the Tea House for dinner and we were very impressed, firstly by the friendly staff who were very helpful in suggesting certain dishes and secondly the quality of the food, delicious. One of our group was vegan...More

Thank BrettAllan40
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Excellent food caters for gluten free where most of China town does not the scallops are some of the best i have ever enjoyed eating and the service exemplary a hidden gem ambiance superb love this establishment

1  Thank zap51
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Booked online, confirmation by text from them day before. Great food, great service. The perfect eating venue before seeing a show at the theatre next door. They even asked what time we needed to leave for our show. Everything was positive about this Chinese restaurant.

Thank Dasbloke
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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Did they do gluten free dishes?
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Response from HappyasaPig | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chifley Hotel 11-17 Cohen Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9639 2526
  • E-mail