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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 215
    Excellent
  • 220
    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 20
    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
Amazing food but so noisy

We've been here for dinner several times this year, because the food and the choice of beer is so terrific. Really interesting dishes with great flavours. Wonderful to share. Unfortunately it's such a noisy place though. It's pointless trying to have a conversation - you just end up yelling. If you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
AnnieCat16
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Melbourne, Australia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

It was great that the service and food was just as good as my first visit 8 months ago. Whenever I am in Melbourne I will make the effort to go here, and given the great food Melbourne has on offer that is a solid endorsement!

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We've been here for dinner several times this year, because the food and the choice of beer is so terrific. Really interesting dishes with great flavours. Wonderful to share. Unfortunately it's such a noisy place though. It's pointless trying to have a conversation - you just end up yelling. If you want a chat over dinner try and get there... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Had a great time at cookie. Food, service and atmosphere was great. Cocktail was amazing, I explained to my waiter the type of drink I felt like and it was exactly what I described.

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Auckland NZ
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We loved our night at Cookie. The service was fantastic and despite it being packed on Saturday night, we'd only just got our drinks at the bar, and our table was ready. The food was devine and the staff were excellent. Would highly recommend a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Saturday night at Cookie started with drinks on the rooftop bar with amazing backdrop of the city towers. Cookie restaurant was packed and good atmosphere but service at bar ahead of meal for 10 was good. Excellent beer choice, German dunkel beers were fantastic if pricey. Restaurant service was good and food was excellent. Went for the $40 a head... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

My partner and I visited Cookie for a late lunch and drinks one summer afternoon. Staff didn't greet us apon arrival, and when we approached them for a table we were told in a rude, roundabout way that we would have the table for a few hours before dinner diners arrived. We were taken to a table with a cheap... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We went here for some late night drinks and it was terrible. It was expensive and even in the parlour type area where people are suppose to be able to sit and chat the music was so loud you can;t hear anything. And the upstairs it literally nothing but a bar in the dark you can see 2 inches in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We are in love with this place. The food is good. The ambiance is 👌. The service is excellent. We went with my 16mo old without any reservation for a late lunch on a saturday. I have to note that my fish was a bit dry but everything else was all good. My hubby had curry and its was really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We sat in the beer garden area and were able to order at the bar and pay separately. The green curry w/chicken dumplings is fantastic with has amazing spice.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Brought here by work colleagues then brought my husband back on visit to Melbourne recently. Obviously really popular and busy, lots to select from, delicious and will have to come again to try more! Helpful friendly staff

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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, Asian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
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

Questions & Answers

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