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Shanghai Dynasty

) #2,590 of 3,316 Restaurants in Melbourne €€ - €€€ Chinese, Asian
206 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 7770
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  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible17%
4 weeks ago
“Impressive decor”
26 Feb 2017
“Average food and service, but plenty to choose from at Yum Cha”
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Chinese, Asian
€€ - €€€
206 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive decor ,huge restaurant on 2nd floor target centre. Tried yum Cha, reasonable choice but little vegetarian. Pleasant service and enjoyable food at very reasonable prices . Worth a visit . Will return for dinner .

Thank Agmsoton
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Went there for lunch/dim-sum. Unsure what to expect but it was easy to find however, the inside of this restaurant is positively palatial. Food service was efficient, the food sumptions, the prices are moderate with the overall experience top notch!

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Many of the staff here have trouble with basic English so the service is rather patchy as a result. The Yum Cha offers plenty of options, we came in with only an hour to go and with only about 40 people in the restaurant, so...More

Thank eggie168
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We went as a group of ten on a Saturday. Booked for the 11:30 sitting. Like most Chinese places, the service could improve, but that just seems to be the standard. Loved the food though. So many options, everything we could have asked for, all...More

Thank Isabella G
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Ok, so, the yum cha overall, compared to places like Shark Fin Inn and Secret Kitchen would rate around 2/5. $29.80 per person all you can eat for lunch. 3/5 Service, agreed with most is somewhat terrible but the old man boss was nice. 3/5...More

Thank LC888
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

This is the third time we've been and we've noticed the owner and the staff change. The service is terrible and the staff hardly speaks much English. If you are Asian and speaks mandarin then it's easy to communicate, otherwise expect a bit of a...More

Thank Piggy P
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We ordered stir fried chicken with steamed rice but instead we were served deep fried battered chicken without either sauce or vegetables, just a plate of battered deep fried chicken on its own, may as well have ordered Kentucky Fried Chicken!!! Wine selection was poor...More

Thank DebDesbet
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Some dishes were excellent, some a bit average. Service was reliable, but a little slow and one of the waitresses needs to brush up on her English as she struggled to tell us what all the dishes were. I liked the traditional golden opulence of...More

Thank Grumpy_academic
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This restaurant pulls out all the stops at being opulent and glitzy with its sprawling layout of marble floors, gold leaf, French clocks and ornate furnishings. However, its yum cha service and range of food is only of average standard. Not many staff are able...More

1  Thank Navsachi
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Waitresses could not understand English or Cantonese. Food was removed before we had even touched it. The quality of the food and yum cha dishes were well below standard compared to other times we have been there which was many months ago Service was appalling...More

1  Thank NurseyMelbourne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 7770
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