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Chin Chin

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125 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing Food.......Flavours to die for!

Just back from a great meal at Chin Chin.. It was the best tasting Asian food I,d ever had.Staff were so helpful with selecting different dishes.....great atmosphere.thank you Caitlan,our waitress and Joel the Manager...Amazing Food,Amazing Atmosphere,Amazing Staff......no queue this day.Worth the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
JillM734
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Bendigo, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Bendigo, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Just back from a great meal at Chin Chin.. It was the best tasting Asian food I,d ever had.Staff were so helpful with selecting different dishes.....great atmosphere.thank you Caitlan,our waitress and Joel the Manager...Amazing Food,Amazing Atmosphere,Amazing Staff......no queue this day.Worth the wait if must..went at 12.45pm

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

I met a girlfriend for cocktails and snacks at chin chin on a Thursday evening. We lucked out with timing and were able to squeeze in the back bar/food prep area. It was quite the squeeze but I'm glad we stayed. The food and cocktails were amazing and the wait staff very friendly and helpful. I would recommend this place... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The fact that you have to queue to get a table is daunting but the system works well. The wait was worth it. Good service really good food. Very noisy not the place for an in depth conversation. A really good dining experience

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Senior Contributor
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have previously bypassed this eatery due to the crowds waiting and the fact reservations aren't taken. On a busy Sunday lunch we too had to wait about 40 minutes for a table but the time went quickly in the spacious downstairs bar area. As this is an extremely busy, slightly cramped and very noisy restaurant you might assume that... More 

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hong kong
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very trendy, fun, space with tasty albeit a bit salty food. Worth a visit of you like southeast Asian food and want to people watch.

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Adelaide S.A.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Chin Chin is noisy. Very. So go for the food alone. It's fabulous food, made to share. I had the best duck curry I've ever had. Staff are very helpful. Share lots of dishes. You'll never regret this amazing experience. I wish I lived in the same city. Just go.

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Geelong, Australia
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Consistently good. amazing flavours and if you know the right time to go - no waiting! Always on the top of our list.

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Chin Chin used to be my number one eatery and recommendation in Melbourne. I have been there about 8 or 9 times in the last 3 years and on average, it has never failed to disappoint. Before now. I took a friend here who was visiting from Sydney and keen to try it out. I chose a good time of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had to wait in line for 2 hrs while the front desk staffs were letting people in who they knew . They were quite rude when I pointed out that we were there first and had young kids . Not worth . I don't care how good the food ... I will be dining elsewhere.

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Seoul, South Korea
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The best way to enjoy is going over weekdays, bit earlier than lunch and get the better seat. Great atmosphere with upbeat music, super supportive staffs (they were extremely caring and kind) and fresh food. I had "SCUD CITY" which is really hot jungle curry hay braised greenvale pork shoulder tumeric and it brought me some tear in my eyes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 125 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?