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Rice Paper Scissors

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Rice Paper Scissors is modeled on the hawker dining bars of South East Asia with a shared-eating concept being the focus of our offering. We aim to serve only the freshest ingredients, sourced organically and ethically where possible - and all our sauces, pates and relishes are made in-house.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed today via mobile

Went here while visiting Melbourne because of so many recommendations from friends. I can see why, food was delicious! Modern take on Viet food. It is a little expensive, but worth the experience. Thumbs up!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Manu S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son took me here as a surprise for lunch. He did all the ordering for us, since he comes often. First off , Espresso Martinis, they were made Vietnamese style with the condensed milk. So amazing, we had to have another each. The food...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place deserves every bit of its high rating, the service is attentive but not overbearing (entertaining if you're in the mood), the food is delicious af, ditto the drinks. The vibe is cool but not too-cool-for-school. Perfect for either groups or solo.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank wahine9
Reviewed 4 days ago

What's not to like great person on the door to great you who is full of fun and enthusiasm, we were there for pre theatre dinner, service was great drinks were good and the food exceptional. Loved the vibe of the place and the fun...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Physim
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We swung by about 6:50 and added our names to the list. You can’t book for after 5pm. The very charismatic greeter took our details and told us it was about 1:15 wait. She was bang on! Plan for this, and pick a place for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dinks93
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a must if you are in Melbourne, I am still thinking of those lamb chops! I think it is worth flying to Australia just to go there again. They don´t accept bookings so just be patient if you are going at prime time,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kika82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exceptional food, value for money. Fresh materials, tastes very close to thai or vietnam. Great chevice, lobster dumblins, all very good. Also very refreshing and vivid exotic coctails. Recomended definatelly.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ThomasM30
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very tasty flavoursome tapas with a great kick of chilli in all the dishes we tried. We tried the kingfish ceviche, tamarind pork, calamari, softshell crab and the prawns in betel leaf. All the dishes were amazing. Went at around 5.45 on a Friday and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank traveller444444444
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honestly brilliant. The Asian fusion stuff in Melbourne is almost all top notch but this is the pick of the bunch so far for me. All the small plates I had (Thai fried chicken, duck baguette, sashimi, roti and the caramel pudding dessert) were superb....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ASyme92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service. Pricey but tasty food. Great cocktails. Good menu and funky atmosphere. Melbourne is spoilt with choice so not sure Id be back due to price.

Date of visit: October 2018
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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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24 November 2018|
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Response from harleywendt | Reviewed this property |
Just show up they don’t take bookings. I recommend going soon after they open . All the best 👍🏾
11 April 2018|
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Response from JulieS700 | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure. Would be best to contact the restaurant direct. Sorry I couldn’t be of more help.
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