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1/252 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
(03) 9663 7660
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Today
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 208
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    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A melbourne favourite - expensive drinks

3 drinks (1 beer and 2 ginger beers) and $48 later - we still love Cookie, but geez the drinks prices have risen.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
mrandmrsg071113
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Brisbane, Australia
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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Suva, Fiji
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Ahhh Cookie...many a Friday night after work has been spent at its bar over the years. But you don't appreciate Cookie's greatness until you eat here. Yesterday was the first time I've been back for a few years. Our lunch booking on a balcony was at 12.30pm; we left at 9pm. We shared lots of small dishes, supplemented with that... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Highly recommend..we were a large party on a Sunday night.. Well taken care of, food was quickly bought out, great range of dishes mild to extremely hot..looked after our younger children's needs with a request for fries... Extremely busy place, and you can't linger as you are required to finish your meal in the turn around time frame...

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melbourne
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Beautiful food, great atmosphere fantastic service and well priced..give it a try you will not be disapointed

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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Just left and will make sure I'm back when in Melbourne. This place is cool. Great food and a huge list of cocktails. Make sure if you don't like your food spicy let them know. I can't handle hot foods and just even the peppered snapper (it has chilli in it) was abit warm for me. Ribs. Soo good. Grab... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

3 drinks (1 beer and 2 ginger beers) and $48 later - we still love Cookie, but geez the drinks prices have risen.

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Traralgon, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Enjoyed this restaurant on a Sunday for lunch. What a great location, up a set of classic stairs in Curtain House to the first floor. Through a dark door into an airy space surrounded by great smells and fantastic bar. The staff were friendly and attentive and the food was fantastic.. Try the traditional green curry or the deep fried... More 

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Shelby Township, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The food here was top notch. We shared various entrees, which happened to be quite spicy, but very good. The only thing that would be helpful is to have servers throughout the establishment. They segment a small area off as a 'restaurant' leaving a larger unserved 'bar' area for which you still must place a name and wait.

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

A friend took us here and we panicked a little as the place was mobbed, late on a Saturday night. The decor is quite bizarre but charming with it. We thought the food was going to be crap but were very, very, very happy and surprised with what we got. Probably one of the best thai meals ever and $90... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Went for a recent business lunch with 2 colleagues. Let the waitress just bring food and she matched it with beer. The food was excellent - though some of the dishes were very hot. Really great vibe within the restaurant. Both of the colleagues I was with had eaten here a bit and new the waitresses - so we seemed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Wow Better than cookies - they have good beer Really great staff, beautiful food and a great atmosphere Very impressed, can't wait to come back

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1/252 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: (03) 9663 7660

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am

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