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China Bar

235 Russell St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 1633
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“roast duck” (6 reviews)
“siu mai” (2 reviews)
“fried rice” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Fast food, Asian, Malaysian
235 Russell St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ate tea here on a Friday night. The service was very prompt. The food came out so fast, but was steaming hot and very fresh. It was all really great. We ordered Mongolian beef, honey chicken, china bar fried rice, Peking duck pancake, dumplings...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always busy and a great atmosphere, I always visit China Bar on Russell Street when in Melbourne, typical street food and lots of it, decor and tables are basic butler that's expected, try the many noodle dishes you won't be disappointed

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I always eat here love the way they make the food an season it well,"Singapore" is one of my favourites places,however "China Bar" Melbourne fills the void an thy now have two locations n Melbourne CBD Swanston st an Russell

Thank Wylie J M
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Good food at reasonable prices. Service was quick and food arrived pipping hot. We had roast pork, BBQ pork, beef slices with Chinese broccoli (kailan), siu mai and pork dumplings and we were not disappointed. A great place to satisfy cravings for Chinese food.

Thank Cil83
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I like this place. Nice foods. Order from pen and paper, write down what you want to ordered. After midnight, waiter will ask for money before the foods come out. I think thats their policy due to people don't pay when they finished their meals...More

Thank cutetiger8
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Love this place, always visit when we are in the city. Yes service is below average but you don't come here for the service. The meals are a great size and very well priced! If you want a quick meal and quality food I would...More

Thank missycatters
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The food here is ok however the service is shocking. It took 45 mins to get an order taken. Then drinks were missed. To add insult to injury we paid and waited for our change. The server never came back so again we waited to...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

It was local and open ..... But I really wish I hadn't bothered with Chinatown so close by .... Very, very average. Average price, average decor and very average food. Don't think I'll rush back .....

Thank PlumbV4
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We tried this place as we were looking for someone casual. saw the restaurant from a taxi and it looked good- particularly the duck and pork hanging int he window. We were not disappointed. For three persons it only cost us $20 each - very...More

Thank rykony
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Huge variety of food with great Roast Duck. Very reasonable prices with great portions of food. Recommend the roast duck on rice for any roast duck lover.

Thank NorrayBoys
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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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Russell St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9639 1633
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