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Westlake Restaurant

189 Lt Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 2048
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“honey beef” (3 reviews)
“live seafood” (2 reviews)
“peking duck” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
189 Lt Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is our second visit as we like the vibe here. Very popular with Asians. There are live seafood swimming in the window aquarium which got raided while we were there for people who like the freshest seafood. We visited on a Saturday lunch time...More

Thank Nabsie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son had to wait over 40 minutes for one small plate I complaint several times Will not return to this restaurant

Thank Samuel-Mum
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on Public Holiday Monday, we were seated immediately plenty seating available. We had 3 waitstaff for our table of 4. We were rushed to order, rushed to be served and were hovered over the whole meal. Soon as we put a glass or...More

Thank Rose O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an excellent Yum Cha here on a Sunday, I would recommend getting there a little early as it can be come quite busy. All the yum cha favorites are very good, service is very quick and efficient. Don't be afraid to ask for your...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the heart of China town you will find this gorgeous restaurant which we stumbled on about 7 years ago. We have tried a few other restaurants in the strip over the years but have always gravitated back to Westlake. Food is always tasty, generous,...More

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

In a great location with typical Chinese decor Westlake is a yum cha institution. With a Chinese customer base and some staff who struggle with English you get the real Chinese experience. Food and service are great however if you miss the food you like...More

Thank Lisa and Ken M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Tried at westlake after bored of western food. It started to get crowded around 7.30pm. Staff was busy yet accommodate to diners' request after repeated calling. As an asian diner, this is absolutely understandable. The sharkfin and abalone set was a steal at aud38.80. It...More

Thank G_Kwn
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We've been eating here since 1986 when we lived in Melbourne. In the last 20 years since we moved to Sydney then Brisbane, we have sampled regular yum cha, and without a doubt this is our best yumcha restaurant in this country. The quality of...More

Thank John_DWamuran
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

An average Yum Char agreed by most!! We had heard Great reviews we could have got a bad day in the kitchen!! ....just very average in tastes and selection....

Thank Rosey M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This restaurant has become a regular because the quality of food is constantly outstanding. The stuffed scallops are a real treat, and the friendly staff put my mate and I on to a special chicken dish this week that melted in the mouth. We order...More

Thank rod n
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
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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