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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
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Atmosphere was wonderful. We picked 2 small, 2 medium and 1 large dish for 3 person and we couldn't finish. Food was fantastic. It's a mix of Asian and Western spices all fused together suited for any taste-buds. There's a wide range of items on the menu and it's a little pricey to try everything so i would recommend to... More 

Thank ChevySim
Adelaide, Australia
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch at the bar. Staff couldn't have been friendlier & helped select our dishes. Pork plate was outstanding. Drinks lists are overwhelming but fun. It's a must visit.

Thank lsmi2584
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have always loved Cookie for a drink, been coming here for nearly 10 years! The crowd is nice & if you can find the right spot (usually at the back behind the bar) a great place to settle for the night. We decided to sit at the bar (instead of a table) & met a barman who knew customers... More 

Thank MJAngell37
Singapore, Singapore
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91 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went there late night for drinks - it was an awesome place to be; not so crowded (as its a huge place!) with great music (live DJ) and well made drinks to go by..

Thank AshishMurjani
Wellington, New Zealand
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Terrific attentive and knowledgeable waiter. Great menu and my pork curry was very tasty with a blend of ingredients I would not have thought of

Thank wynmead
Melbourne, Australia
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This would be the fifth or sixth time I've been to Cookie and it never disappoints. Thai style food is good, with strong flavours but not so spicy you get blown away. Ingredients always very fresh and for a group the banquet is easy and covers all bases. The extras here are good service despite changing staff members so obviously... More 

Thank Matthew R
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They slap down about 100 pages of menus which takes over the whole table, the food was ordinary at best, especially for the price and the establishments reputation. Steer clear of the fire fracker prawns as they are cheap and nasty. We won't be back.

Thank melbournenite
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cookie is always amazing. beautiful, fresh thai food. Love the wine (and beer) list. Staff are awesome, very friendly. Definitely in my top 5 restaurants in Melbourne.

Thank Ljg43
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this bar for a few drinks and loved it, its nice cosy and staff and security were very friendly, great atmosphere and I really enjoyed the music....Will definitely go back and try the food.

Thank ZiaG4
Brisbane, Australia
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476 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a nice popular bar in the heart of the city, plenty of options to eat and drink there. Great selection of different beers on tap. Great place to take friends from out of town or for large groups. It can get busy so be prepared!

Thank blueflag08

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $27
Asian, Thai, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
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
Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
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.
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