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50 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
(03) 9662 2681
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Ranked #896 of 4,139 Restaurants in Melbourne
Price range: $0 - $28
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We were there on 10th of January 2015 for Farewell and New Year dinner with Chinese friends. They are going to Hong Kong for a year. We had Chinese ala carte. Its very good since, our Chinese friends know what to order. They selected and ordered the foods. Also the service was the greatest since our friends know the manager.... More 

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Bendigo
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

we had late night takeaway. It was beautiful and not expensive. Some people coming out of the restaurant as we entered said "beautiful food". Always a good sign.

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Narooma, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

visited this place a couple of years ago for a quality meal late night after a show. This visit was early on a week night without a reservation. Same staff as last visit. Service is attentive quick but not overly helpful with recommendations. I was disappointed with entree of Peking Duck but accept if had been on larger table and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food is consistently good. Service prompt. We have been going for years and recommend to our friends.

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100 reviews 100 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We absolutely loved this restaurant. We ended up going three times for lunch. The service was excellent as was the food. We couldn't fault it.

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Dined here with friends on 1 January for dinner. Very expensive and food was average. Service was ordinary as well. There are much better Chinese restaurants in little Bourke street and cheaper as well.

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Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

So I had always gone to shark fin house assuming the inn was the cheaper version so I was pleasantly surprised when dinner for 10 at the inn tuber out to be a classier affair. It's in the quieter end of little Bourke up at the top which is why I assume it's not as packed and can afford to... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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169 reviews 169 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This was very ordinary. Just a few trolleys wandering around with limited choices on offer. As the restaurant got busy, the trolley arrivals got rarer. With a few exceptions, the dishes we selected were unimpressive; often over fried. Nothing was stand out about the meal to make us want to come back again.

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Melbourne
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83 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I have to write this to get it off my chest. We had yum cha here many times before, but today was the last time. Our last dish was a basket of 3 combination (fried) dumplings. To our surprise there was a beetle inside the last one of them. The waiter called the manager and the dish was quickly taken... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Great Yumcha HK style. The moment you walked into the restaurant, you get a sense that you are in HK. This is an old established name in Melbourne and enjoys a strong following among the locals and tourists. Dimsum dishes were above par and all 12 of us were happy with the meal. The only flaw is that the restaurant... More 

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Address: 50 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9662 2681
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Average Prices: USD 0 - 28
Cuisine: Chinese

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