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125 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 843
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    Very good
  • 117
    Average
  • 32
    Poor
  • 20
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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
Most recent review
What an amazing find

A colleague and I finished some business meetings and was looking for somewhere for lunch. Dropped in here by chance what a great find. The menu is amazing, a great fusion of different styles and very reasonably priced. We decided we would go back for dinner later in the week to find a queue and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
BBear99
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Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

A colleague and I finished some business meetings and was looking for somewhere for lunch. Dropped in here by chance what a great find. The menu is amazing, a great fusion of different styles and very reasonably priced. We decided we would go back for dinner later in the week to find a queue and a 90 min wait. Says... More 

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East Northport, New York
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223 reviews 223 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went for 6pm dinner. As they don't take reservations there was already a small line formed to get a table. The wait was 30-40 minutes. We were offered seats at the bat, which we grabbed. The bar tender was patient in explaining the menu to us, as we'd never been here before. We ordered 2 dishes... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

My favourite massaman is here!! Have tried many dishes and all are super tasty with so much flavour. Cocktails are really nice too. It's busy for a reason.

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Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

So we stumbled across this in our walks and upon arriving on a sun night it was packed. We had a 30 min wait so went 2 doors down for cocktails and nibbles (meatballs) which was amazing. I'm gluten free so Chin Chin gave me a list of all the food I could eat which was stacks! Simply this food... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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114 reviews 114 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is always busy, but for a reason. Food is nice. Not cheap, but you get quality. Mostly Asian cuisine. But very fine. Open kitchen is also am asset. You see how they prepare your food. When you are alone, you have bigger chance to be seated, than as a couple or more.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Recommended to us by several friends. Doesn't take bookings but the wait on a Sunday night was not too long. Extensive menu with lots of appetising choices. Food and service was excellent. Sticky Pork the highlight, but everything was good.

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

I visited Chin Chin with my niece in January. They have a ridiculous system of putting your name down and then after waiting for 2 hours before they text you with a table, we were there at 5.30pm putting our name down, although we could have eaten immediately, but who wants dinner at 5.30??? It is a ridiculous system but... More 

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Perth
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We visited Melbourne for a few days and had such a good meal in Chin Chin that we returned for a second meal before leaving the city. The Asian fusion dishes are absolutely delicious; I have no idea how they can make vegetarian fried rice taste so good! The balance of flavours is impeccable; my mouth is watering just thinking... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We've been coming here regularly for almost 3 years. Everytime we have visitors we always take them here and all of them just loves it, some come down to melbourne just to have dinner here. Pros- food are amaaaziing we pretty much order the same thing and they are very consistent, can't complain about the service either as they are... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Its worth the line up. Delicious, full-flavoured Vietnamese inspired food awaits. Great for those who like garlic, ginger and fish sauce.

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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?