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Tea House at Chinatown


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Chinese, Asian
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews peking duck lobster omelette seasonal vegetables deep fried soft shell crab lemon chicken scallops hot and sour soup pancakes fries chinese restaurant flower drum szechuan sauce san choy bow great chinese meal pleasant surroundings average price chinese new year
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having had the pleasure of dining at this restaurant on multiple occasions over the years it has proven to be one of those establishments that pss the test of time. Fantastic and authentic Chinese cuisine served by very efficient wait staff in an elegant setting....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tony W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn’t recommend this restaurant anymore! Service and food is absolutely fantastic! Staff were lovely enough to keep their restaurant open for us when we arrived quite late when no one else was in the restaurant and provided the best service to us! Best Chinese restaurant...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nicz899
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going here for 20 years, the staff are friendly and very professional, try the banquet it’s like no other in Melbourne. Price is in the mid to high bracket, and worth every cent. My favourite is hard to choose, quail sanchow now,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Clare d
Reviewed 12 December 2018

A great Chinese meal in pleasant surroundings. Very popular and you should book before going. Great staff and delicious food.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kimbo646
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch with friends. The food was very fresh and extremely tasty. Lobster white omelette was very delicious and recommended. Also Pepper Steak was very delicious. The beef was melt in your mouth tender. Reasonable prices for quality food.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RobynLJ
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

You’re spoilt for choice for food in Melbourne. Choosing a good Chinese restaurant is particularly tricky, all you can go on is the reviews! We went here late on a Monday night, so it was quiet. But the food and service really was excellent. We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dmcuk81
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

A more up market Chinese restaurant the staff are great the food is delicious have been a couple of times and does not disappoint

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank E7346LFstephenb
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Went here for lunch with family. We were visiting from interstate and had been before. We couldn’t wait to again have the “Deep fried soft shell crab with spicy salt”. It did not disappoint. The service is spot on and we have not tried anything...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jinglebells1961
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Large White table cloth Chinese. Each dish was excellent, particularly the Sweet and Sour soup. The Peking Duck came pre-encased in pancakes with thick pieces of succulent duck. Service was efficient and quiet.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JefeTejas
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We meet some friends who suggested this place. We opted for the banquet thinking that we would get a variety of dishes that everyone would find something they would like. No,just small serves,no choice whatsoever,and the food was no better than Chinese restaurants at half...More

Date of visit: June 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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