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175 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
+61 3 9428 3585
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
175 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We dined midweek when not too hectic for kitchen or dining staff. Nice venue with well spaced tables, Good menu selection a la carte or 5 course fixed menu which offers good value. Courses well spaced, very good presentation and some enjoyable taste combinations. Just...More

Thank Emanpee
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really enjoyed Noir- great food, service and atmosphere. Not cheap, but you don't mind paying when the overall experience is like this. Can't fault it

Thank Dimmy01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in the vibrant Swan Street precinct in Richmond, this easy to miss restaurant has plenty of competition. It is well worth seeking out, as it offers a real quality dining experience at a very reasonable price point. The frontage is easy to walk pass...More

Thank Spozzarooni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at Noir and had a wonderful dinning experience! The dishes were delicious and beautifully presented. I particularly loved the asparagus tard! However we also really enjoyed the aged duck and lamb shank dishes. The fluffy souffle was the perfect way to finish...More

Thank Sandyscontributions
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I and my daughter had an excellent celebration night at Noir. I’ve walked past Noir many times as it’s a local restaurant but had never managed to get around to dining there. My loss. We shared an entree of gruyere beignets. Lovely...More

Thank Garry632015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is situated in a very vibrant area of the city and has to compete with many other eateries on its doorstep. While the service is attentive without being intrusive, it's the food that really scores highly. We decided on the"tasting" menu comprising 5...More

Thank pinnerguys
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Small local , easily accessible venue, close to trains and trams. Food and wines choices excellent and staff knowledgeable about both .

Thank Kaye B
Reviewed 14 September 2018

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 12 September 2018

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 30 August 2018

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
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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.
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