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Shanghai Dynasty

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206 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 7770
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sun 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Fairly good yum Cha , quite a lot of choice but not much vegetarian . Reasonable prices . Very large restaurant . Service reasonable though a little hit and miss as t knowledge of what's being served .

Thank Agmsoton
Melbourne, Australia
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

If you have a group of 6 + then book a private room here. The food is more your traditional Chinese fare. Good serving size full of flavour and colour. Going back again

Thank Alistairw1
Melbourne, Australia
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287 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Melbourne is renowned for its very palatable and appetizing restaurants serving Yum Cha and Dumpling Cuisines. This place is the worst I have had the displeasure to experience. The Shanghai Dumplings were hard and cold and I mean hard. The Chicken Dumplings were so hard I returned them. The deep fried Pork Dumplings, aka, Footballs, were cold! The Restaurant is... More 

Thank sifugarry
Melbourne, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went here for lunch on Saturday. The waitresses are unprofessional. First of all they do not know the food they are serving, they have to shout and ask each other to confirm. It also took a long time for them to come over. Well the setting and decoration is glamorous but does not match with the quality. However on the... More 

Thank Callisto007
Adelaide, Australia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The dim sum and dishes are reasonable good. A lot of variety. It is very spacious. Also it is a good place to chat with old friends.

Thank Peggie C
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Returned to this restaurant tonight following a pleasant dinner experience a few months back. The overall dining experience this time was a extremely disappointing. First, the music was too loud. Then the crockery was not clean. We ordered the Singaporean prawns, cantonese fillet steak, salt and pepper calamari and shanghai bok choy. The prawns were good, the beef was overcooked,... More 

Thank ej c
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

Thank you for your food, service and your kindness. It really made up my Chinese New Year day, as happy as it could be, like being surrounded by my family in my hometown. Nice food, and affordable price. Thank you. Keep up the good work, and please improve to be better and better. I knew China, South korea, etc keep... More 

Thank KrisDjohanliMcKenzie
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Very poor service we doing yum cha compared to all you can eat waiters bypassing us and limited in food

Thank 563323
Melbourne, Australia
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187 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

We went here on the recommendation of a friend, and had the $30 All You Can eat Yum Cha. Personally, I find most yum cha's are very much the same, and this was no exception. It was okay, but nothing to get too excited about. The decor in this place is grandeous. Neither here nor there with this place

1 Thank Anthony S
Bundaberg, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We were in Melbourne for New Year's eve, and select this Chinese restaurant at which to dine. It was very lavishly appointed with marble tiled walls and high end fittings. Service staff were inattentive, and our order was eventually taken sullenly after several request. We ordered a 2006 bottle of Cav/Sav. The waiter bought the bottle, and placed it unopened... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 7770

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