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Central Business District
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U 1 252 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Perth, Australia
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a regular favourite of mine when I lived in Melbourne years ago. I recently returned to Melbourne with some girlfriends for a girls' weekend away and we had dinner here one night. We were not able to book and the service was pretty bad (we lost count of staff members who walked past us and didn't seem to... More 

Thank AetMenvacances
Halekulani, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cookie has an extensive range of craft beer both local and imported, you will have fun trying out all of the different flavours. The menu is an interesting range and delicious, I had the sticky rice and spicy noodles. The rooftop beer garden is amazing with an outdoor cinema and fantastic views of the city. One bad thing is that... More 

Thank 44jessmoody
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Me and my boyfriend have been here twice now,both times where amazing! gorgeous green thai chicken curry.. we tried more food too but forgotten the names. will be returning before we leave melbourne! plus a huge range of beers!! great staff and atmosphere!

Thank KjgSth
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely love Cookie and everything about it. From the quirky decor to the friendly staff and delicious food. I have been here a bunch of times and recently went back with one of my best friends for drinks and dinner. We are both Pescatarians and the menu perfectly caters to this. The menu is quite overwhelming but the staff... More 

Thank Melbournian101
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164 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a recent Friday night the resturant was packed by 6.30pm, so we went to the upstairs bar. I'd been to Cookie before, so had high expectations. However, they were not met. We ordered three dishes to share. The calamari was OK, but l wasn't sure if it was meant to be warm or a cold salad. The massamun curry... More 

Thank AussieJulesW
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place, spicy Asian good with a great wine list and good cocktails! Noisy atmosphere with a chic decor, try it out!

Thank Matt C
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The perfect location, great food and friendly staff. I go back regularly however always feel that somethings missing. Perhaps it that the portions are 10% too small and you simply have to order a dish or two more to make it work or go away unhappy. If you eat here be abundant when ordering and you still might need dessert,... More 

Thank lauralovett2016
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An incredibly noisy restaurant that only allows two hours to eat your meal, its not the place to kick back and do a leisurely dinner. Service was ok but it was hard to hear the waitress over the general noise. I had calamari that closely resembled rubber and was so thin it was mostly batter. Drinks very expensive but if... More 

Thank Karyn63
Perth, Australia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must go! Ridiculously tasty. Broad menu with too many choices. Had the beef brisket and snapper. OMG. it's what culinary dreams are made of. Delux. Cocktails are a little pricey. Try the roof top bar later for ongoing drinks and a funky vibe. Thorough recommend.

Thank Christine H
Brisbane, Australia
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our lunch taking a punt an ordering something out of our norm. The Mussel Pancake, Carrot, Cucumber & Cashew Salad was a standout, while the Pork Platter – Spicy Pork Sausage, Pork Belly, Pork Salad, Relishes was hands on and very enjoyable. The range of beers and drinks in general had us settling in for the afternoon.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $26
Asian, Thai, Fusion, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 1 252 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 61396637660

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central Business District

Neighborhood Profile
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.