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175 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
+61 3 9428 3585
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Managed a late booking at Noir in Richmond. Fabulous food, service and atmosphere and highly recommend. We shared the prawn bisque and tuna nicoise as starters and both were fabulous. We then shared the lamb and beef mains with the lamb an absolute stand out. Comes medium rare but we asked for both to be closer to medium and were... More 

Thank bibbycat
North Sydney, Australia
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170 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dinner for 4 on Wednesday night. Early booking at 6pm but meal took about 2 1/2 hours. All courses we nice but entree's quite small. Mains average size and desserts average size. Quality was of fine dining and presentation was very good. Service was good but took over 30 minutes to get desert served - probably because restaurants filled after... More 

Thank Travis Y
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife took me to Noir for lunch on Sunday and what an experience. We both had the A$55 Degustation meal - wonderful variety of delicious treats - steak tartare, roast duck, Waldorf salad, beans and baby greens, coffin bay osters in a champagne granita and salted cod croquettes followed by a chocolate and pistachio brownie, with a great Medoc... More 

Thank michaelbE7085RX
Melbourne, Australia
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46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

... never know how we have missed this gem .. Noir has been in Swan Street since 2011 and all who know it, will I am sure agree.. the food is outstanding.. This is a must visit for all food lovers. The two dishes we had were second to none ( and we have just returned from Italy and France... More 

Thank John H
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

The four of us visited Noir for a Sunday lunch and had the $55 special. The food was fantastic with so much flavour packed into every aspect of our lunch. Our favourite was the duck but only just. The raspberry sorbet with the brownie for dessert was delicious as well. Presentation is amazing and the service spot on. Great wine... More 

Thank Ken R
Vancouver, British Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We booked Noir's function space for our wedding reception in August. We had 30 guests, and we ordered the banquet menu and beverage package. From the minute my husband and I arrived at the reception, all we heard was "have you tried this food?" From our guests. Simply, it was outstanding. Highlights included confit duck with cumin spiced cauliflower, roast... More 

Thank Megan S
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

We, two, attended the fixed price, fixed menu Sunday lunch in late September 2016. Three different starters, all delightful but oyster with champagne granita was outstanding. Steak tartare, good. Jerusalem Artichoke salad was lovely (particularly as I don't usually like Jerusalem artichokes !! ) Duck superb and comes with delicious arrangement of vegetables and salad. Loved the cauliflower. Finally dessert.... More 

Thank Mikexyz
Perth, Australia
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We went as a family for Father's Day which included one baby which they were very accomodating for. The food and wine was excellent and the dessert too was very tasty. If you want a fine dining experience in Richmond this is the place to go.

Thank James S
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

My boyfriend has been taking me to fabulous Melbourne restaurants but our experience here rates as the best so far. Perhaps it's just that there is nothing better than fine French cuisine and that's certainly what this is. Every mouthful was delectable, with beautiful presentation and flavors from starters to desert. Dishes we had included oysters, hand made ravioli, steak... More 

Thank calamityjanemcc
Melbourne, Australia
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72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

The food was really good, delicious and everything I was hoping for. A seat in the window, however was a little too drafty. Service was good.

Thank Kaz K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $75
French, European, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9428 3585
Welcome to Noir.
French inspired, Modern cuisine in an elegant, informal environment. Noir is the first venture for partners Peter Roddy and Ebony Vagg, food and wine lovers as well as hospitality professionals who together with their dedicated team bring a little old world romance to Swan Street. A combination of quality produce and classical technique with a generous spirit and a warm welcome await at this boutique neighbourhood restaurant.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?