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

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    Very good
  • 55
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  • 20
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  • 22
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Trendy Restaurant and Bar with Great food

Went on a Tuesday night and this place was packed to the rafters, so you have to be patient, but the wait is worth it as the food is fabulous. I found the service really good and the variety of wine, beer and spirits was great. Book if you don't want to wait or just enjoy having a drink while... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
michellelarrygreen
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Perth, Australia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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Perth, Australia
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Went on a Tuesday night and this place was packed to the rafters, so you have to be patient, but the wait is worth it as the food is fabulous. I found the service really good and the variety of wine, beer and spirits was great. Book if you don't want to wait or just enjoy having a drink while... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

If you like good and original meal it's the place to be ! You can come with friends for an after work or for a diner ! The subdued atmosphere was very nice like the staff ! I recommend this place. I tried Thai food (meat with coconut and curry) with rice it was delicious. Thank you !

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had such high hopes for cookie... It sounded fun, supposedly has good food, craft beers... Perfect... Until we actually arrive, get a seat at the bar as we wait for a table, we wait to order a drink, we keep waiting, the barman apologises, but then serves the pretty girl who just arrives, another barman walks straight past and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Went to Cookie without a booking on Friday Night. The place was buzzing! Had fantastic chili beef stir fry and green curry chicken. Fast service, great food! Prices are reasonable. We ordered 2 medium dishes, but really could have done with just the one - the servings are generous but don't regret having two dishes - the flavours were fantastic.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Cookie has a top class beer and wine selection, unsurpassed in my travels. They always have a good selection of local and international beers on tap, plus a huge collection in bottles. The food is spicy and SE Asian (Thai) in origin, with the dishes being original and very tasty. The bar/restaurant itself has a unique and cosmopolitan ambiance, making... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We went for a friends birthday the service was excellent with our waiter really going above and beyond to ensure we had a great night. The food as always is excellent and my fave cocktails did not disappoint

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The restaurant was fully booked for dinner but we had lunch instead and it was perfect for sharing the delicious Thai dishes and enjoying the fun atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit and we shall return on future visits to Melbourne.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We booked early - 6pm - even so the place was packed! Great atmosphere - full of energy and conversation. A bustling vibe. The menu was extensive and the wine list - even more so! The service was excellent, food creative and tasty. All in all a memorable occasion - highly recommended.

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Lismore, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is a fun place to visit for lunch and with the Metropolis bookshop upstairs makes this unlikely destination (from the street) one of those hidden treasures I'll keep coming back to. The selection of wines and beers is amazing. The food is is great small portions making grazing a great experience.

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Geelong, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

the food at cookie is cheap and tasty, in a big group its easy to share a few dishes and leave with a full belly and a cheap bill.The restaurant is very crowded and very loud, its hard to have a conversation even at your table without shouting to one another

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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, Special occasions, Large groups
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?