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113 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 6363
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  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (32 reviews)
All hours
Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
113 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The soft shell crab is to die for. Try the snake bean wontons. He Cocktail bar is worth a visit while your table is prepared. Try it!

Thank Booltweet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again Seamstress has impressed us with fantastic service and great food. Took some friends who had not been there before, and the food blew them away. We shared 4 entrees and 4 mains, all of which were beautifully prepared. The wines are a little...More

Thank Sandals246
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed dinner here, really nice food with excellent service. Like sharing small plates so you get to try a range of dishes. Staff very helpful in getting the right amount of food. Nice ambiance.

Thank Odette M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It starts from the minute you step inside a darkish doorway and discover there are wooden stairs up to the restaurant...(I do not know if there is a lift). The dining area is long and narrow...but with a lovely intimate atmosphere. Billowing materials hide the...More

Thank Suellen T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere is lovely in this welcoming restaurant and cocktail bar. The food is exquisite. The only down side for us was the service was very slow and we had to keep asking for our drinks orders.

Thank 353lewis
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Went with a friend, and wound up going back two nights later with a party of four. The fabric on the ceiling means that you can actually have a conversation with people across the table while the music is playing in the background, and actually...More

Thank Koby B
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Visited a couple of weeks ago for post conference dinner and the food was great. There was a little confusion when we arrived with table not being ready and then suddenly it was however a flurry saw us seated in no time and drinks served....More

Thank Annie M
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Staffs there are very nice and very patient. The soft shell crab is must try! Also, the broccoli is stunning amazing!! Definitely will come again.

Thank xy-26
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The setting of this restaurant is unique and wonderful. It certainly adds to your dining experience. It's almost like being in an enchanted world or movie set. Of course, the food, service and staff are impeccable. We loved the bar upstairs and are heading back...More

Thank trishymelbourne
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The ambience of this place is lovely, rustic with random sewing machines around and cloth covering the ceiling. Our waiters were lovely and kept our water and drinks topped up all night. As the night progressed the noise level became such you couldn't hear the...More

Thank chrispy75-12
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
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 6363
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