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Lau's Family Kitchen

4 Acland Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
8598 9880
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Ranked #3 of 178 Restaurants in St Kilda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

An anniversary dinner that was truly memorable. Not just for the beautiful crystal earrings but for our waiter who was so helpful in his suggestions and what dishes would compliment each other but also for the amusing fact that after seeing some salt & pepper squid being delivered to the table next to us I called our waiter over to... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Terrific food and great harmony between floor and kitchen,special requirements handled effortlessly and charming service all round

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Best Chinese food and matched with excellent service.Great harmony of the floor and kitchen.well run machine and still going strong.Peter was excellent.and the coddled egg with crab is to die for.we wish Sydney has some resturant of this calibre

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Melbourne, Australia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Great friendly service Food is really tasty and fresh Great place to share meals with others... Good wine menu Best spot is outside on a summers night

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39 reviews 39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Visit number 3 now and did not disappoint. Lunch last Monday was excellent, a haven with all the rain. Always a warm welcome and a nice table for 2 in the window. We started with homemade Sui Mai and they were sooooo tasty, the BBQ pork tenderloin was yum. For main course we had steamed snapper in soy, ginger and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

High price but delicious ! Ordered 3 dishes amongst three people and loved the way that they re-portioned each dish so we each had a mini serve.

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melbourne
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99 reviews 99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
388 helpful votes 388 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Once again our Friday luncheon for 11 was upon us, and the decision was to try Lau's for its great reputation and lineage. Not to mention its proximity to most of the group. Seated inside our order was for a variety of 6 different meals combined with two excellent wines from their available selection. White for starters followed by a... More 

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New York City, New York
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35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

For those of us who remember Gilbert Laos heydays at The Flowerdrum,his family carries on the proud and skillful delivery of the freshest and most authentic Chinese food in Melbourne.. We visit regularly and talk about the perfection of the dishes for weeks.

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Mission Beach, Australia
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45 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Managed to get a table for 3 at 6 pm without a reservation and we were given 2 hours which was fine. We ordered fresh squid, Shumai and minced pork with eggplant. Beautiful bottle of Tasmania Pinot & 2 glasses of Chardonnay and the bill came to $150!The service and quality of food were excellent but fore a "quick bite... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Lau's is one of the best Chinese restaurants in Melbourne, from very knowledgeable staff to the authentic cuisine, this is a must. They provide two sittings, 6pm & 8pm, a great environment and a great night out. Well worth the trip!

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Additional Information about Lau's Family Kitchen

Address: 4 Acland Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
Phone Number: 8598 9880
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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