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Chinta Ria Soul

94 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9525 4664
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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94 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Liked CRS as soon as I walked in, small and cosy with a great atmosphere. It was busy yet the service was still friendly and efficient and the food came quickly. Curry puffs and satays were both excellent as were the chicken and beef mains,...More

Thank Nairina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited this restaurant for many years now and have always loved it; but this time the food was disappointing. We ordered a duck dish and crispy soft shell crab - both were ordinary. Even the roti and peanut sauce didn't have the same...More

Thank MKM64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loosely translated as temple of love, this restaurant offers authentic Malaysian tastes, even after allowing for the fact that some of the dishes have been adapted to suit Australian tastebuds. You may find food closer in tastes to the original in the city where there...More

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in for lunch. Menu comprehensive and well priced. Quality good, service quite good. Not the flashest place in the street, but well patronised by the Malaysian population, a good sign.

Thank cdscons
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The original and we just love going when in Melbourne. Fab food and great service. It is also BYO which is great for real value.

Thank peterwdowling
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here too many times to count and it would go close to being my favourite restaurant anywhere. Do yourself a favour and order the King Toh beef....it is ridiculous.....now I just have to learn to slow my eating down! Staff are always...More

Thank jimmyhendriks
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We went for dinner before a show over at the Palais- great quality of food and wine.Great service too!

Thank Fil V
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

My partner and I dropped in to Chinta Ria Soul for lunch on a Monday afternoon. A little short staffed with 1 girl looking after everything. But she was very attentive and did her best to manage the whole floor. The food was fantastic. We...More

Thank Joel G
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Having a meal at Chinta Ria Soul has been part of my standards for as long as I can recall. This time we were taking a guest who hadn't been to this restaurant before and we hoped it hadn't been 'talked up too much'. It...More

Thank SandyMichaelDrury_NZ
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Sat outside with a local friend who hadn't tried this place. All apps (called entrees) were fried . Not many non meat options. People smoking bar by which really spoiled by food. Menu not easy to understand whiteout really focusing.. service super slow.. I had...More

Thank drmader
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9525 4664
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