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Hu Tong Dumpling Bar

162 Commercial Road, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
(03) 9098 1188
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Ranked #5 of 101 restaurants in Prahran
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Chinese
Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Went there for lunch, the food is quite nice,but the waiters are all so rude, especially that manager!!! I will not recommend this place to anyone due to the poor service attitude!!

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Geelong, Australia
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213 reviews 213 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

You can't go wrong at Hu Tong !! The food is excellent and the service spot on. We tried several types of dumplings, all yummy and the fried rice is the best I've ever had !! They have take-away and lots of room for dining. Best to book as it is understandably very popular. Situated under The Cullen hotel opposite... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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269 reviews 269 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Same staff as the previous ..just as bad. The so called manager is rude and has no social skills whatsoever. The guys making the dumplings smile why doesn't he ! He is a 'wannabe snob'. The trolleys are a most welcome addition. Friendly trolley operators with a vast array. A lot of fried. Still waiting for the cha sui boa!... More

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Melbourne
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

In a rushed visit after a movie and before an afternoon appointment, my partner and I enjoyed thoroughly our dumplings and tea. We explained our position to the friendly staff and all just flowed so smoothly. Dumplings steaming hot (great) and so tasty. Tea cups were continually being topped up and we certainly received service with a smile. We ate... More

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Melbourne
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Excellent service and brilliant dumplings!! Will definitely dine then again! Great for dates or with a group of mates

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Nowra, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

a good variety including some signature dishes. Price is reasonable, service is impeccable & fast. Early seating if you've somewhere to be, late seating if you want to malinger over several plates. If you haven't got a booking turn up when they open to get a seat.

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darwin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Our party of four werent very hungry but liked the look of Hu Tong. Very elegant and beautifully decorated resturant. I had won ton soup and lobster san choy bau and both were delicious my friend had salted beef and it was delicious and the others had vegie dishes which were very yummy. Very attentive staff and fast service. Wish... More

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Melbourne
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128 reviews 128 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is one of the best places in Melbourne for well made and interesting dumplings. Although other dishes are available the dumplings are what makes this fine restaurant well worth a visit. Prices are not cheap but reasonable and there is an extensive wine and beer list from which to choose. The atmosphere is smart casual.

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Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Everything about this place oozed yummy. All food choices were presented nicely and divine in taste. Certainly lived up to the good hype. Will definitely dine there again when in Melbourne.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I visited with a group of colleagues staying next door at the Cullen. We had booked a table and were showed to a tiny table (big enough for 2) but set for 4 people. We asked to be moved and were told all tables were booked , despite there being a larger 4 person table opposite us which was empty.... More

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