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Red Emperor Chinese Restaurant

#257 of 2,849 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Southbank
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3 Southgate Avenue, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
(03) 9699 4170
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pre theatre menu

We had the pre theatre menu at the red emperor on Saturday night before a show the service was very good the food was excellent

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
27chlo
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melbourne
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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melbourne
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had the pre theatre menu at the red emperor on Saturday night before a show the service was very good the food was excellent

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Yummy food, good veggie options, this is quite a posh restaurant in the southbank area, still, the food is nice and for special occasions it's a god place to go.

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Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

After frequenting this restaurant over the past 16 years and always enjoying the food and service, we were extremely disappointed after our Family dining experience on Saturday night! The wait staff were rude, impatient taking our orders and our plates were literally thrown at us by the young waiter! My all time favourite Cantonese steak tested, bland, as if they... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Went with friend to celebrate my birthday. Not disappointed. Had the $75 banquet so much food. We all enjoyed it. Had a really lovely night. We're from Brisbane and try to get here when we are in Melbourne.

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Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We chose the a la carte menu for a quick theatre dinner rather than the set theatre menu. We experienced slow service and average food. Whilst accepting our decision may have contributed to our experience, at the prices charged we expected, based on previous visits, better value for money.

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Shepparton, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

we had a quick bight when staying at the Langham next door. Service was friendly and efficient and the food delicious. The surroundings are stylish and I look forward to returning for a long yum cha lunch

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My husband and l have had many meals here and have enjoyed them all. The food is excellent with a very good menu and the staff are very helpful and attentive.The prices are also very reasonable, can't wait to go again

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Our family ( 22 people) booked a private room, we had from 6 years old to 80 years old The service was excellent and relaxed, the food was amazing and we felt like we were welcome. Nothing was to hard , noisy ( but well behaved) kids were enjoyed Iwould highly recommend it for a large group

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We stopped by Red Emperor on our way to a show on Saturday night and were delighted to find such a great place! My best friend and I were down from Sydney visiting two friends and just wanted a nice place to catch up (ie. not too noisy) with great food which wasn't too far from our concert destination (Hamer... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We went to China town the day before but were very dissapointed. The last day we checked out Southgate in Melbourne and well did we find something great. They service, food and ambience was exactly what we liked

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Additional Information about Red Emperor Chinese Restaurant

Address: 3 Southgate Avenue, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9699 4170
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Southgate Avenue, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighborhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: (03) 9699 4170

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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