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Crown Entertainment Complex 8 Whiteman St, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9292 6888
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely atmosphere over looking the river. The service is very unobtrusive and professional. Every dish was filled with flavour and quietly replaced after each serve, together with fresh cutlery. Wines very expensive but this was not a surprise for a top restaurant, but be ready for it.

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Thank palgie
Melbourne, Australia
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296 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking forward to our night immensely.We were amongst the first diners for the night and were seated at a nice table near the window.However the service was patchy and unenthusiastic and the food of varying quality.But at the price it was nothing special.

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Thank Brian B
CrownRestaurants, General Manager at Silks, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Brian B. At Silks, we take pride in delivering exceptional dining experiences and I regret to learn we did not meet expectations on this occasion. Please allow me to apologise for the shortfalls experienced, and rest assured your feedback will be shared with the Restaurant Manager and wider team for review. We do hope to... More 

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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing. First time at Silks and probably my new favourite! We had the banquet and literally enjoyed every mouthful of food! It was sensational. Not one bad word I can say, everything was just delicious! Will definitely be back! I've told all my family and friends about this gem!

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Thank Julia L
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My parents and I went there a few weeks ago.... We ordered the scallops for an entree and another two entrees .. The scallops were out if this world! The rest of our entrees were nice too... We also ordered two mains but unfortunately we weren't impressed. I have had better at other Chinese places... Go and sample the mains... More 

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Thank Matilde595
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Just got back from silks @ crown Melbourne. I went with my mum and had the most best dining experience of my life. The staff were unbelievably amazing, extremely friendly, treated us like Queens! Especially Kyle, he had outstanding customer service skills. And hats off to the brilliant yet handsome chef, who personally made sure we were well looked after.... More 

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Thank Tanya Q
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We had a private room for our table of 9. Arrived on time at 730pm and ordered immediately. The main courses did not hit the table until 10 pm. The entrees of Peking duck and lobster san choi bow were only very average. Flavours we all quite bland and food served luke warm. We have eaten here a lot over... More 

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1 Thank charlotteinglis
CrownRestaurants, General Manager at Silks, responded to this review

Hi charlotteinglis, Thank you for your review. It was disappointing to read we were not able to meet your expectations on this occasion. The shortfalls you have kindly taken the time to share are most definitely not indicative of the high standards Silks aspires to, and will be investigated by the Restaurant Manager. We do hope to have the opportunity... More 

Perth, Australia
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Our second visit to Silks, and just as wonderful as the first time. Try the raspberry mojito, it is so lovely and refreshing! The other cocktails are just as good. The service and food are out of this world. Attentive touches by the staff make the dining experience so lovely.

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Thank the_wanderer927
CrownRestaurants, General Manager at Silks, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review, the_wanderer927. How fantastic to learn we continue to deliver an enjoyable experience, thank you for your compliments and continued patronage. Your review is most definitely reflective of the standards Silks aspires to; I will ensure your comments are shared with the Restaurant Manager and wider team. Sincerely, Oliver von Brunn General Manager - Restaurants More 

Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The environment is really beautiful and the menu looks good. My husband & I had the $108 banquet (per person!!!) but not one dish was in any way outstanding, which at this price they should be. A glass of Heidesieck champagne cost $28 & was rather flat. I had a glass of Alsace (can't remember what it was), which was... More 

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Thank patsy178
CrownRestaurants, General Manager at Silks, responded to this review

Hi patsy178, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. While I was delighted you enjoyed the views at Silks, it was disappointing to learn your overall experience did not meet expectations. Silks takes pride in delivering exceptional service and only the finest quality of food, with this said please allow me to apologise for the shortfalls experienced... More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Not too posh for a special family meal and with attentive, friendly service. For a big party you can book a tent or a private room. Lovely view out over Southbank and the Yarra so you can see the city light up. From the balcony you can watch the Southbank passeggiata and the tall flares outside Crown will go off... More 

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Thank Di_McK_88
CrownRestaurants, General Manager at Silks, responded to this review

Hi Di_McK_88, Thank you for taking the time to share your great review. Indeed, our Private Rooms at Silks are the perfect option for special events or larger bookings, and our view of the Yarra River is most definitely unparalleled. Your compliments on the food and service are greatly appreciated, I will be sure they are shared with Restaurant Manager.... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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118 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner here for a birthday celebration. The menu is extensive so we opted for the banquet menu and really enjoyed it. The service was also very good.

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Thank David V
CrownRestaurants, General Manager at Silks, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, David. I was delighted to read we met your expectations during your recent visit to Silks. Our Banquet Menus are a wonderful option to sample the best Silks has to offer, and I am thrilled it did not disappoint. Your compliments on the service were also greatly appreciated, I will be sure to share your review... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crown Entertainment Complex 8 Whiteman St, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9292 6888

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