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Tea House at Chinatown

Chifley Hotel 11-17 Cohen Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 2526
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Chifley Hotel 11-17 Cohen Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked here for Dinner on a recommendation. I have to say I was very disappointed, whilst the food was okay, it certainly was nothing spectacular and for the price, it just didn't make the grade. Definitely wouldn't bother to come back

Thank Wendypage
Reviewed June 9, 2017

We regularly dine here when in Melbourne and there's a very good reason why! In my opinion it is one of the BEST in Chinatown. It's located in Cohen Place just opposite the Chinese museum and basically at the back of Her Majesty's Theatre so...More

Thank justmeok006
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Been there so had to go back, the food is terrific can,t wait to go back again I started with fried wontons just fab taste followed that with schezwan beef wow! I was feeling full but I had to have the fried icecream it was...More

Thank John S
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

We have been to many restaurants in Melbourne but when we want fine food, unobtrusive service and a gentle atmosphere this is our restaurant of choice. We just love it!

Thank Jo J
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Can't complain about this restaurant as the food was plentiful and the service was excellent. Had the pancakes which were to die for. Overall this is not your traditional "sweet and sour pork" type restaurant and there are others in the area that will cater...More

Thank markmW8037NB
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Management is rude & arrogant. Over priced food & non-existent service. Simply deplorable. This is the worst restaurant I have ever been to in Melbourne.

Thank austravel84
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Gilbert Lau is responsible for creating the magical Flower Drum and is now behind the good Law's Family Kitchen. His greatness very much affected the group behind Tea House. Not at the extreme level of Flower Drum, but more accessible priceless this is an upmarket...More

Thank ozpd70
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Easy to find and appeared to have plenty of seating availability. Staff were very friendly and the service was excellent. The food was ok without being exceptional. Dare I say it, a bit bland. We had a variety of shared dishes including mains, entree's and...More

Thank Barry T
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Back after several years we were again delighted by this fine restaurant. The dignified, knowledgeable staff recommended the signature lobster omelet and a tasty seafood parcel as starters. We followed with the Cantonese roast duck with special sauce, the tofu with mushrooms and Chinese greens...More

Thank BongGio
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Great find Tucked away off little Bourke street opposite china town museum . A good choice of traditional Cantonese dishes . Fresh seafood.Peking duck delicious. Excellent service. Reasonable prices . Definitely worth a visit .

Thank Agmsoton
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
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Nearby Attractions
Her Majesty's Theatre
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.10 miles away
Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc.
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.02 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chifley Hotel 11-17 Cohen Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9639 2526
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