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Westlake Restaurant

189 Lt Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 2048
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“peking duck” (11 reviews)
“lobster” (10 reviews)
“abalone” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
189 Lt Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

This was our second visit for yum cha. As always the food was great and the service friendly and fast. Had to sit upstairs on this visit as the downstairs was busy. Had a choice of items before another group also came up stairs then...More

Thank LilithMorgan13
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Mid week dinner. Decided on a banquet $50+. Just my wife & I. Food disappointing . . . most dishes were overcooked & dry. Taste was average. I hadn't been there for years and mostly for yum-cha about 30 years ago. Definite decrease in quality...More

Thank nedman2017
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Two years ago I submitted a Review giving the Westlake Restaurant an overall four star rating. This rating included five stars for Value, Service and Food. Earlier this month, we also postponed celebrating my wife's Birthday until we could revisit Melbourne's Westlake Restaurant. This time...More

Thank Ted B
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I was reluctant to try yum cha in a restaurant sporting sea animal tanks up front, but the items we had today were delicious. The vegetarian cheungfan was especially good. Photo attached. In fact, i would order 2 of these next time. There is also...More

Thank elwood888
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Attended a banquet of sort at Westlake recently. One of the guests knew one of the owners cum chefs who had kindly agreed to cook for us that nite. The first course was live lobster sashimi served with wasabi cream squeezed from a tube rather...More

Thank DeepseaGiantSquid
Reviewed 17 September 2017

On Friday the 15th of September I had lunch at Westlake restaurant in Little Bourke Street Melbourne. The dining experience I encountered was atrocious. This is an expensive place to dine and I expected a top class meal. However the calamari tasted re heated and...More

Thank lauraay2017
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This place is always busy and has a great Cantonese menu. The yum cha is always tasty and available till 5pm. Worth a visit

Thank almago6
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Three of us went for Yum Cha. We stuffed our faces with the usual delicious buns, dumplings, dim sums, etc. However, the yam bun/dumpling was out of this world.

Thank judith b
Reviewed 2 September 2017

My wife and I were regulars here twice a week some 20 years ago and moved to Brisbane. Every opportunity we get we try to return here. We had no reservation on a Friday Night, and we were in town with family and we were...More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Food was reasonably priced. Shared Banquet A between the four of us which was more than enough food. Staff were friendly and food came out quick and was very tasty. No split bills was a downfall but overall a true enjoyment.

Thank Luke W
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Lt Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9662 2048
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