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122-128 Berkeley Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 451 455 956
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Mon 10:30 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Perth, Australia
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142 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've now visited here several times...sometimes with one or two others and once with a large group. All lunches, although middle fish also does dinner for most of the week. The food is vibrant and fresh, full of all the tastes and flavours you would expect from good Thai cuisine.. the menu is varied, with options that will hopefully suit... More 

Thank Suellen T
Melbourne, Australia
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223 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Have been coming here on and off for lunch since they opened a few years ago. It started off on a reasonable note, food was quite good and prices OK. The most recent visit was enough to make sure we do not return. The prices have increased and the food has just got worse and worse. It has been on... More 

Thank FunTimes030
Macau, China
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177 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

No frills Thai food is the staple here. Service is bright, and rapid. The space the restaurant occupies is an old warehouse, so concrete floors and exposed brickwork and plumbing are the norm. Nevertheless, it has a decent atmosphere, especially when it is busy. The food was well done; plenty of spice, and not de-tuned for western palates.

Thank greenstOat24
Hobart, Australia
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174 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Met a group of colleagues for lunch here. As I am GF I ordered a noodle dish and was not disappointed. The staff were friendly, the food was served quickly and it tasted amazing. I would happily have gone back there the same evening but realised we needed to try other places. I felt it was good value too

Thank DawnHendrick
Kathmandu, Nepal
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368 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Nice decor and friendly staff. Went for lunch and found many guest around - looks like more popular among the employees around that area. It is said that it is a Thai restaurant but it tasted me like more Chinese but no matter food was still good. By name, please don't get confused as they have no preparation made out... More 

Thank Mukesh S
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This used to be great but I honestly would not bother now. The prices to me now seem honestly outrageously high for what it is. Plus I was told with very little interest or concern that every single thing on the menu was gluten free when I asked. Not quite sure if that could be true, especially when there are... More 

Thank JacksonM322
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

There's no doubt that when you first come to Middle Fish for the first time you'll notice the funky Melbourne decor (which is great!) but what I've always enjoyed in my semi annual pilgrimages over the last few years was the authenticity: you knew you would get a breakfast here that was just like what they'd be eating in Thailand... More 

Thank stefansorensen2000
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Son in law egg was delish. My husband had the crispy pork which was unfortunately chewy instead of crunchy which is always a bummer, flavours were there though. satay chicken was super tasty. Venue is very roomy and was comfortable in a booth.

Thank Bec A
Melbourne, Australia
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2,191 reviews
537 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 382 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Thai food is so yesterday, it risks going the sames way as Chinese food -- the same dishes, no imagination, high prices. Middle Fish is creative Thai food, -- good food made with imagination. The price is affordable and it is very popular, especially with Asian students. Try to get there early to get a table..

1 Thank Jeffry B
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Lunch there last week. They were terrific and friendly about accommodating for my unusual allergy. Everything was cool and fun, the décor, the crockery, the way they served the tea.... the pork dish was delicious. Loved it!

Thank jenferno

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122-128 Berkeley Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 451 455 956

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?