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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Japanese, Asian, Fusion
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed today via mobile

Yes you might wait for a table, but all good things are worth the wait. Do yourself a favour and get share dishes. The kingfish, veal tartare and lobster rolls were simply divine and the bao and dumplings were to die for. service and wine...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank DavidP62
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great lunch experience here, luckily we arrived on opening so we were able to get a table as it turned out to be a very busy place. The food was excellent and we were offered options to remove chilli for our children without...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank cassandra83
Reviewed 2 days ago

I don’t really know why I haven’t visited here before, but I’ll be back soon. Whether you’re looking for a pre-theatre, a lunch or dinner alone or with friends you won’t be disappointed. A large room with an open kitchen and a well-balanced menu, this...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Mark L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We hadn't booked, so we were lucky eventually to get a table after a longish wait by the bar. This was 9 p.m. so you can see that Supernormal is super popular. After Pacific oysters and a tuna carpaccio we went for a New England...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank J_Jarndyce
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I just rocked up after a Sunday matinee musical and were able to be seated at the bar near the kitchen. A lot to see and a lot to enjoy. It was very busy but we were definitely looked after. The banquet...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Rick J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this restaurant as it was close to our place of destination. Tucked away in Flinders Lane, it’s close to parking and Flinders Street station and Federation Square. Choice of food is different so if you can afford the banquet, go for it. You then...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank KarolinaG73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Supernormal for the first time after a couple of strong recommendations and can now understand why. We were warned that we might have to wait for a table on a Saturday night but fortunately we got a table straight away at around 5.30. The...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Lepi68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

SuperNormal is super delicious. If dining solo or two people, opt for a table at the counter. You get lots of attention from staff and watch the kitchen in full swing. Great dining experience.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 351wadet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was just right at Supernormal today. Came for a business lunch and shared all the dumplings and bao on the menu. Every single one of the dishes was to perfection. Professional and friendly service. Quiet surrounds, making it easy to converse. Will be back.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Carducci_Clan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is as good as its ranking shows. Waiters were extemely friendly and also guided us to select the proper dishes. All we had was very tasty while the aesthetic and the quality of the dishes was at a very high level. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Yasmin R
February 15, 2018|
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Response from drtgfnz | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any. Would doubt it as very much a late night place.
September 9, 2016|
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Response from PetiteCelestine | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if you could book; I got a bar table w/o waiting. Having been there it's not a place that's worth waiting for.
August 1, 2016|
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Response from Anusha J | Reviewed this property |
I have been on both a Saturday and Sunday evening - not super quiet but definitely not what I would call noisy :) Then again, I am one of five children, so maybe my noise threshold is a little bit too high! :P
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