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China Bar

235 Russell St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 1633
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“roast duck” (6 reviews)
“dumplings” (10 reviews)
“siu mai” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Fast food, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
235 Russell St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

we had the kung pao chicken rice set and the roast duck set. taste was great, portions were very generous, service was fuss free and quick as usual. best to visit after the lunch crowd or dinner crowd as this restaurant is very popular and...More

Thank Cil83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

5 of us had different varieties of soup and a drink each. The soup was huge, hearty, tasty, fresh, delicious and stuggled to finish it. The drink service wasn't very good but the staff were so friendly and apologetic. Made up for it. Love this...More

Thank tinab0pped
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

China Bar on Russell Street is one of those spots for a quick, easy and semi cheap type of Asian meal. Nothing to say about it apart from good food namely the Crispy Pork and the Hainanese Chicken which are yummy at an affordable price....More

Thank Nuno F
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We decided to go and try this train of restaurants. Well we should of stuck with places we know! The pan fried were OK. scallop dumplings mushy and had a strange after taste. the crispy pork and red pork on noodles needed sauce!!!!!! it was...More

Thank PSD44
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We ate tea here on a Friday night. The service was very prompt. The food came out so fast, but was steaming hot and very fresh. It was all really great. We ordered Mongolian beef, honey chicken, china bar fried rice, Peking duck pancake, dumplings...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Always busy and a great atmosphere, I always visit China Bar on Russell Street when in Melbourne, typical street food and lots of it, decor and tables are basic butler that's expected, try the many noodle dishes you won't be disappointed

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I always eat here love the way they make the food an season it well,"Singapore" is one of my favourites places,however "China Bar" Melbourne fills the void an thy now have two locations n Melbourne CBD Swanston st an Russell

Thank Wylie J M
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Good food at reasonable prices. Service was quick and food arrived pipping hot. We had roast pork, BBQ pork, beef slices with Chinese broccoli (kailan), siu mai and pork dumplings and we were not disappointed. A great place to satisfy cravings for Chinese food.

Thank Cil83
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I like this place. Nice foods. Order from pen and paper, write down what you want to ordered. After midnight, waiter will ask for money before the foods come out. I think thats their policy due to people don't pay when they finished their meals...More

Thank cutetiger8
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Love this place, always visit when we are in the city. Yes service is below average but you don't come here for the service. The meals are a great size and very well priced! If you want a quick meal and quality food I would...More

Thank missycatters
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Russell St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9639 1633
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