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Red Emperor Chinese Restaurant

3 Southgate Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9699 4170
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“yum cha lunch” (11 reviews)
“spicy pepper” (5 reviews)
“dim sum” (16 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Southgate Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Easy access to a top tasting menu of Chinese food, perfectly well cooked ,served in a most timely manner by attentive staff. The price is moderately high.good to visit if you can afford it, this is a place for a great meal

Thank Echidna37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot fault the service or location. I found the food was not as spicy as I was expecting so ask if you want it spicy. The seafood dishes were excellent but chicken and beef average. Also thought it was over priced compared to other places...More

Thank acmp7577
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We had dinner at the Red Emperor Chinese restaurant. There is seating indoors and outside, and although it was winter during our visit the outdoor seating area was well-heated. The food was excellent. We had a mix of starters to share, and a small sample...More

Thank travellingfrogs2016
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I have been dining at this classy venue from its beginning Not once has the presentation and quality been less than excellent. Probably top end in pricing, however the extensive wine list is not unreasonable. Cannot be recommended to highly.

Thank 554kevin2016
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Yum Cha lunch they have two sittings 11am & 1 pm. We had a table on the balcony looking over Southbank. Service was great and the food very good. It is a bit expensive though but I suppose you get what you pay for !

Thank steve b
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Very pleasant experience. Great food & service. Service was fast & food delicious. Would certainly recommend.

Thank Fishpig
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This is an old style Chinese restaurant with extremely polite and attentive staff, rapid service and excellent food. Food tends towards the spicy side and the meats are extremely tender. Meals are served for the most part without vegetables and so you can end up...More

Thank Malvoleo
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, with experienced wait staff. Very good selection of dishes. Suitable for couples or for large groups.

Thank gtlegacy2015
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Our recent meal here was nice but nothing out of the ordinary, especially for the price. Spring rolls were okay but not hot enough. Sweet corn soup was very good. Beef with black bean and chilli had a chilli waved at it from a long...More

Thank BerkshireJulie
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Although our yum Cha was tasty , I don't consider this to be anything but standard Chinese restaurant. Trolley Service was indifferent, not particularly friendly but just passable. It may have been due to the language difficulties I was particularly annoyed when the person who...More

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Sharon S
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Response from martin c | Reviewed this property |
do not know the answer but visit the red emperor when ever we go to Oz, excellent.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Southgate Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9699 4170
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