We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


175 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
+61 3 9428 3585
Certificate of Excellence
All photos (37)
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“granita” (10 reviews)
“duck” (18 reviews)
“tortellini” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
175 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (181)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 180 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

A surprisingly good dining experience hidden away in Swan St. Friends took us to Noir as 'their local' and we were blown away. The menu is small but really well focussed and imaginative to provide variety and quality. In fact we found the choice difficult...More

1  Thank connery007
Reviewed 1 week ago

My two dining partners and I each had a variety from the menu - one entree, one main and a dessert. We shared tastes of each other's plates and found that all were good and had obviously been prepared and presented with care. Although the...More

Thank Martyn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to come here because it was in the 'Good Food Guide' and the 'Flavours of Urban Melbourne'. Started with the Fricassee of seafood & leeks, saffron spatzle & garlic croutons. Seafood cooked beautifully and croutons crunchy but it was very salty. My friend through...More

Thank Chookybirdy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We attended a small evening function at Noir. The food was wonderful. We started with oysters and pate canapés. Then followed a salad of yellow fin tuna and a spanner crab tortellini - delicious. The main course was an excellently presented Gippsland duck dish -...More

Thank LindsayMann
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We had the Gnocchi which was nice but not fantastic and then had the Angus Steak which was very disappointing. It did not melt in the mouth and was tough. It was cooked well (medium rare) but wasn’t a great cut. The wine list is...More

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I have been twice now to Noir in the past 2 months and satisfied each time. The atmosphere is relaxed, staff are helpful and the food very nice. I have no complaints with this restaurant at all though in the current menu I thought the...More

Thank Tonis s
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We took our daughter here to celebrate her birthday and were pleasantly surprised by the quality of food from this small restaurant in Swan St Richmond. My husband had the pate profiteroles followed by the rabbit gnocchi and rhubarb parfait and he said it was...More

Thank LonghornTours
Reviewed 4 July 2018

My partner & I recently had a date night at Noir... my first time there, (my partner has been previously)... we'd heard good things about the restaurant & went to support our community / Richmond / fellow restauranteurs, & loved it!! The food was gorgeously...More

2  Thank Sonija K
Reviewed 30 June 2018

I ordered the bouillabaisse thinking that it would be the conventional soup and fish dish. When it arrived it was a thin layer of bisque in the bottom of the bowl with 3 pieces of fish sitting on top, plus a few pieces of vegetable,...More

Thank judette5
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Very nice setting and delicious cuisine. Service was exceptional and the toilets immaculate. Highly recommend

Thank Nome60
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 hotels
Richmond Hill Hotel
232 reviews
.33 km away
Amity Apartment Hotels – South Yarra
301 reviews
1.29 km away
Quest on Chapel
514 reviews
1.31 km away
Art Series - The Olsen
2,177 reviews
1.37 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Richmond Oyster Bar
256 reviews
.07 km away
Bahari the Hellenic Palate
96 reviews
.01 km away
Fonda Mexican
165 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bryant and may factory
9 reviews
.39 km away
Dame Nellie Melba Memorial Park
8 reviews
.44 km away
Escape The Vault
18 reviews
.74 km away
Swan Street
64 reviews
.77 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Noir staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$72
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9428 3585
Welcome to Noir. French inspired, Modern cuisine in an elegant, informal environment. Noir is the first venture for partners Peter Roddy and Ebony Vagg, food and wine lovers as well as hospitality professionals who together with their dedicated team bring a little old world romance to Swan Street. A combination of quality produce and classical technique with a generous spirit and a warm welcome await at this boutique neighbourhood restaurant.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing