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Longrain

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Chinatown
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44 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
61396713151
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Shared table, shared meal where the food took centre stage. Although not obvious from the decor or he name, the cuisine is very much Thai using local produce. Serve size range from large to average and you really need the assistance of the serving staff to assist. A very satisfying experience.

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Thank Check T
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of my favourite Melbourne dinner locations, Longrain offers healthy, fresh, well cooked meals. Their cocktails are on point too, making for a wonderful night out!

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Thank mandabum
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Longrain with a couple of friends who decided to join me in going for the vegetarian food and it was fantastic. A good number of options on the menu, most of which we ordered to share, including the egg net which wasn't on the menu as a veggie option, but the waitress said could be done with... More 

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Thank Ben A
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazingly fresh and flavoursome. Great location, funky pre dinner drink spot, helpful staff and did I say flavoursome???

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Thank Sarah W
Perth, Australia
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our fave dinner spots and has been for years. Food is always excellent and the atmosphere is great - romantic but not boring. I actually love the communal tables! The service has improved a lot (or perhaps our waitress was just nicer than we've had before) which used to be the only let-down (didn't ever stop us coming... More 

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Thank diyamartino
Surrey Hills
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did have to wait an hour at the bar but it's always pleasant. Great cocktails. Our two families had a lovely meal. The beetle leaf & prawn is a must-starter. The scallops & pork are sooooo yummy. Great service & great food. Not cheap.

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Thank Susanne M
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful food and great setting- get there early as no booking and it gets busy and a bit loud. Food is divine.

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Thank SamanthaC73
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, wonderful food, This resturant never disappoints and I'll keep coming back. Love trying new dishes

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Thank 117gloria
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place where I keep going back for my faves- salt and pepper tofu, ceviche in betel leaf for starters, then caramelised pork hock for main. Curries are great as well. Don't mind where I sit, wether its communal table or own table, the venue always has a great atmosphere. Smart service, good wine list/ cocktails.

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Thank Hospomum
perth, australia
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I ate at this amazing restaurant last night for my birthday. What a special treat. I love Thai/Asian food and on reading the other reviews on Tripadvisor, I could not not go. The restaurant is modern, great cocktails while you wait for seat with lovely snacks (prawn beetle snack a must) and our lovely waitress Harriette took... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $50
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 61396713151

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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 Chinatown

Neighborhood Profile
Chinatown
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 up age-old recipes. The lighting may be unromantic, the patrons loud, and the service no-nonsense, but the food is sensational.