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Red Emperor Chinese Restaurant

3 Southgate Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9699 4170
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“yum cha lunch” (10 reviews)
“spicy pepper” (5 reviews)
“dim sum” (16 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Southgate Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been dining at this classy venue from its beginning Not once has the presentation and quality been less than excellent. Probably top end in pricing, however the extensive wine list is not unreasonable. Cannot be recommended to highly.

Thank 554kevin2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yum Cha lunch they have two sittings 11am & 1 pm. We had a table on the balcony looking over Southbank. Service was great and the food very good. It is a bit expensive though but I suppose you get what you pay for !

Thank steve b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant experience. Great food & service. Service was fast & food delicious. Would certainly recommend.

Thank Fishpig
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an old style Chinese restaurant with extremely polite and attentive staff, rapid service and excellent food. Food tends towards the spicy side and the meats are extremely tender. Meals are served for the most part without vegetables and so you can end up...More

Thank Malvoleo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, with experienced wait staff. Very good selection of dishes. Suitable for couples or for large groups.

Thank gtlegacy2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our recent meal here was nice but nothing out of the ordinary, especially for the price. Spring rolls were okay but not hot enough. Sweet corn soup was very good. Beef with black bean and chilli had a chilli waved at it from a long...More

Thank BerkshireJulie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although our yum Cha was tasty , I don't consider this to be anything but standard Chinese restaurant. Trolley Service was indifferent, not particularly friendly but just passable. It may have been due to the language difficulties I was particularly annoyed when the person who...More

1  Thank lillsmi02
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited based on the reviews, the food was terribly salty and oily. It didn't taste like Chinese, we love Chinese cuisine, this had no flavor.

Thank Marcel A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If I write a negative review and then return to a restaurant and receive a change of circumstances I always try and retrace my review. I did this with Red Emperor- another dinner, another night and different results. Mind you the meal again was delicious-...More

Thank HolidaymakerBallarat
Reviewed July 17, 2017

We booked online for a table of two. Having not heard back, we decided to ring and confirm, which was a good thing that we did. Upon arrival we were seated at a lovely window table, service was excellent and the good was fantastic. Being...More

Thank 158karlaf
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Sharon S
July 20, 2016|
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Response from martin c | Reviewed this property |
do not know the answer but visit the red emperor when ever we go to Oz, excellent.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Southgate Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighborhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9699 4170
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