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China Bar Signature - CLOSED

Chinatown 222 Exhibition St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9988 7778
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Sep 28, 2016
“Late dinner”
Aug 29, 2016
“One of the best in Chinatown”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Asian, Japanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Chinatown 222 Exhibition St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to go for special occasions at $70 a head. A large selection of food, heaven for seafood lovers and an amazing dessert bar to end the meal. Only criticism would be that some staff were a bit rude and abrupt,...More

Thank melissaw272
Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is the third time we have visited the China Bar, it's a good place to visit for lunch if you like a buffet style all you can eat meal. Set price on the Thursday we visited $29. There is a large number of dishes,...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed February 24, 2015

Huge range of food, that is surprisingly well done for an all you can eat place. Food was fresh and tasty in the main, there were a couple of dishes a little disappointing but it was the minority. Impressed by how fresh and well made...More

Thank eggie168
Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

A group of 7 of us went here for tea, the selection was amazing as was the food, so many different flavors. My biggest complaint is when we went to pay the bill, at around $550 we could only split the bill into 2, poor...More

Thank kiwiHost
Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Visited with friends on a Tuesday evening. As you walk in there's some nice art floating around and a generous amount of buffet tables. The food is of good quality and there's a big range there. From duck pancakes, freshly made, to wagu beef cooked...More

2  Thank JamesKyriakou
Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Dined here last night and it was great. My husband and I did not have a booking and even though the restaurant was fully booked the staff were very accommodating - called all bookings that were 30 mins late to confirm if they were still...More

2  Thank Chrissy G
Reviewed February 9, 2015

Look carefully at what you consume here. I found a bug (big enough to be spotted straight away) in their fresh veggie at the noodle section n showed it to the chef. He took away the part with the bug n delightfully asked me to...More

1  Thank Scarletphan
Management response:Responded February 12, 2015

I'm so sorry to hear about your experience & I'm the manager in the restaurant, however, I haven't received any complaint recently. If it really happened in 222 Exhibition Street, China Bar Signature Seafood Buffet Chinatown, please give me a call on 99887778. I would...More

Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

Great variety of food at a reasonable price. They offer a few different cuisine selections and even have a grill upstairs where you can choose your own meat to cook. Great place

1  Thank Livelife88
Reviewed January 27, 2015

I went there when it was newly opened, not that great. My friend and I found their soufflé was horrible. Recently, we were there in a group of 6 last 13/12/14. Their food had improved. The tastes are good now. Very huge asian selections from...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed January 14, 2015

My partner was looking for a buffet for a few days now, settled for this one as it looks good in the various websites we visited. So I made a reservation for the three of us (Me, partner and her dad) and promptly turned up...More

3  Thank Lim K
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chinatown 222 Exhibition St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9988 7778
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China Bar Signature (CBS) is modern, fun, and full of surprises. The architecture and design is contemporary with a touch of oriental. With over 150 mouth watering dishes ranging from a selection of fresh seafood, Dim Sum, Peking Duck, made-to-order stir fried noodles, traditional beef, chicken and lamb curries, as well as scrumptious cakes and pastries to end a wonderful meal, all your cravings will definitely be fulfilled. In addition to the dishes available at Burwood, seasonal menu are also available - *A whole Western Grill department, Hot Pot, fresh Soufflé, Chocolate Fondue, Bamboo Rice, Roast Suckling Pigs, Goose Pate Sushi, Chawanmushi and much more.
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