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Hu Tong Dumpling Bar

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Shop1, 162 Commercial Road, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
(03) 9098 1188
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Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Christchurch
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Dined here with my husband and three teens at the request of one teen who researched the "best Chinese in Melbourne"- luckily for us it was only a short walk from our hotel!!! I'm vegetarian and was impressed with the eggplant hotspot, vege dumplings Others enjoyed the specialty dumplings, pork and green beans, chicken fried rice etc Very attentive service... More 

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Thank fflow
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very attractive restaurant with dumpling experts behind a glass window. You can watch their expertise as they make the famous soup dumplings. Very good service, at the dearer end for Chinese food in Melbourne but well recommended.

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Thank Jenzal12
South Australia, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful fresh Chinese food, great setting. Catered well for our 3 children, high chair and plastic plates / cutlery. food was amazing! Dumplings the highlight along with the scallops and eggplant hotpot. Can't wait to return!

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Thank No-one76
Melbourne, Australia
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hu Tong is always well patronised as the food & service a good & the drinks are sensibly priced. The dumpling range is excellent & the mains are good a sensibly sized

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Thank skyejack
Melbourne, Australia
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117 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dumpling Bar is a rather low key name for this excellent restaurant. The dumplings, buns and Peking duck are light, fresh and delicately flavoured. Lovely dark wood atmosphere, and attentive professional waiters. My nine year old daughter loved all of it, too.

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Thank Andrew P
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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119 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Taken here for lunch today by friends and was pleasantly surprised. This restaurant under The Cullen had a great feel inside. The staff were friendly and super efficient. There were 3 of us and we shared quite a few dishes - loved absolutely everything. The wontons with hot chilli sauce were sensational. Hate reading about somewhere not being like an... More 

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Sydney
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This has to be by far the best restaurant I've ever been to, to eat DUMPLINGS! I'd love to know what their secret is!! Service is great, wine list is really good too.

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Thank Jutes68
Melbourne, Australia
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198 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Have not been here in over 3 years & the service was very good. It was a group of 12 & that can sometimes be a challenge......the food is superb, try the Xiaolongbao love it !! Also the Peking duck.....total yum !!

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Thank Declanj51
Port Stephens, Australia
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Australian restaurant versions of Chinese are often a bit of a let down when you have been overseas to Hong Kong, Shanghai etc but this restaurant came the closet in terms of flavour. Really enjoyed the dumplings and spare ribs, $20 was a bit pricey for the Chinese broccoli dish but it was cooked well and a great side dish.... More 

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Thank khj835
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

So it's well known it's massive it's full of people eating lots of dumplings but it is simply not the best dumpling place in town. Look around its full of Anglo Saxons and sad to say it caters to westerners tastes rather than being a good authentic Chinese restaurant. Don't hate nor love this place but won't be recommending it.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop1, 162 Commercial Road, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Stonnington  >  Prahran
  • Phone Number: (03) 9098 1188

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?