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Red Spice Road

27 McKillop St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9603 1601
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (321 reviews)
“apple salad” (18 reviews)
“corn fritters” (13 reviews)
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All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
27 McKillop St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Highly enjoyed our night at red spice road! Both vegetarian diners, ordered 2 starters (fried tofu and corn fritters). Corn fritters were the best thing I have put in my mouth. For mains we had the cauliflower, greens and pumpkin curry. All of our meals...More

Thank Thomas_H87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a few times, dinners and business functions. Food is always amazing and so is the Service. Attentive, efficient and just the best. This place has large communal tables but we were able to get a 4 person table for our interstate guests. It...More

Thank shane w
Management response:

Thank you Shane!! It's a pleasure to serve you and your lovely guests, We are glad to hear that we are a regular favorite of yours, we look forward to seeing you again soon. - James Mayne, Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a party of 5, on a Trip Advisor recommendation. Worth the visit. Wide variety of Asian inspired dishes, using different types of chilies and other spices. DO be careful with the chili content, if you don't like blaring hot. We enjoyed the spices....More

Thank Koby B
Management response:

Hello Koby, Thank you for your lovely review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our wide variety of Asian dishes. We hope to see you again soon. - James Mayne, Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here last night on our weekend in Melbourne for our wedding anniversary . Decor is fabulous and the staff were friendly and attentive but a few small things were just not up to scratch. We had the $69 banquet with matching wine and the...More

Thank Jennifer R
Management response:

Hello Jennifer, We are very happy to hear that you decided to celebrate your wedding anniversary with us! We apologise if the drink match and different courses were slightly "out of synch" but thank you for bringing it to our attention! Our banquet dishes are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a big group and took the banquet menu. Food was very good. All the dishes were well cooked. Service was excellent.

Thank NataliaTan2014
Management response:

Thank you Natalia for your lovely feedback, we hope to see you all again soon! James Mayne, Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very good looking restaurant which serves excellent food. The menu reads like a culinary adventure and food presentation is very attractive. Four of us dined on a Saturday evening and by 8.00 pm the restaurant, which is large, was almost full. The...More

Thank Richard T
Management response:

Hello Richard, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the food! We are sorry about the noise, however rest assured that we are doing everything we can to reduce the amount of noise emitted on our busier nights. We hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent atmosphere, really friendly service, prices affordable, food delicious and drinks a must-have, they are so good! This is my first time in this restaurant and I will definitely come back.

Thank mattsmith2017
Management response:

Hello Matt, Thank you for your great feedback, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your first experience with us and we look forward to seeing you again. - James Mayne, Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The four of us had Sat night dinner at this place. Large, busy with modern facade, this place will fit those that like the "chick" of Melbourne. The seating is around massive long tables and you can practice your social skills with the "neighbours". The...More

Thank Avi_Shaul
Management response:

Hello Avi, We are delighted to hear you enjoyed you experience and embraced to communal dining tables, we apologise about the noise but rest assured we are adding more noise reducing batts to soak up the sounds of a busy Saturday night. We hope to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for a business dinner. Naturally, we went with the banquet menu - $79 - and the food was really great. Some of the dishes were amazing (lamb ribs, pork belly & desert), but I will say, interspersed with some dishes which we more...More

Thank Gringravitas
Management response:

Hello Gringravitas, Thank you for your lovely feedback regarding our $79 banquet menu, it is a very popular dining option among many of our guests. We do apologise for the "noisy" atmosphere, we are currently installing more sound proof batt's to try and help reduce...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, delicious and tasty food and excellent service. What more can you ask for. We had the banquet and the selection varied between light and refreshing to spicey. Highly recommended.

Thank Dale K
Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review Dale, we are glad to hear you loved the banquet and our service, we hope to see you again soon. - James Mayne, Restaurant manager

Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Is there a dress code?
28 January 2017|
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Response from Red S | Property representative |
Hi Shepsons, As long as you're comfortable, we are comfortable to have you as a guest! Hopefully see you soon. RSR
Karen B
hi . i have been offered a return visit to this resturant under the condition i pull down my review..red spice road. How do i actually do this? thankyou
28 October 2016|
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Response from Byza | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no idea, I would not consider removing unless you were wrong in what you stated. Agree with the others also saying no.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 McKillop St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9603 1601
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