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175 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
+61 3 9428 3585
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (11 reviews)
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French, European, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
175 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've been to Noir before, a few years back. It's high end. The wine is expensive, the staff are skilled, the food looks great....but it verges on bland. I don't know why. The ideas are there: I started with a pate eclair. It was an...More

Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Relaxed, delicious and not expensive! Don't know why there aren't queues round the block ... book now!

Thank Karl R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about Noir is perfect. The food is brilliant, presentation excellent and the service is faultless. Rather than keep this gem a secret, I want to spread the word to make sure it stays there and I have to fight for a booking.

1  Thank MelbourneCosmo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for family lunch and thrilled with $28 Friday set lunch. Sophisticated but not fussy modern French food. Great service. Couldn’t fault it.

1  Thank Kimberley M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chanced upon Noir for some desserts after our dinner. So we ordered the vanilla creme brulee and the pistachio brownie which were one of the most decadent desserts that we ever had. The dishes from other diners look good too, will pop by for...More

1  Thank squirrelflies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for dinner on a Sunday evening. No booking and just walked in off the street, so glad we did. Great menu, perfect service and absolutely delicious food. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Jo P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely evening at this hidden gem in Richmond. The food was delicious and beautifully presented, the service attentive but not intrusive and the atmosphere perfect for our special occasion dinner A real winner - we'll definitely be back!

1  Thank LeaW01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another of our local friends favourite places to eat. We were joined by one of our godsons who is currently working in Melbourne and actually lives 5 mis away from the well located restaurant in the heart of Richmond. I went with the venison salad...More

Thank aholyman
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This modern French restaurant has a smart but cosy feeling dining room, all warm brown paint and lighter brown polished wood. It is popular and I think booking would always be safest. On arrival we were dealt with promptly and efficiently but the speed of...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This restaurant is not too large so be sure to book. There is a gentle ambience and not noisy. The tables are spaced well so you don't hear others conversations. The waiters are attentive. The tasting plates are a good size. The gnocchi with king...More

Thank Jacquitoo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$79
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9428 3585
Welcome to Noir. French inspired, Modern cuisine in an elegant, informal environment. Noir is the first venture for partners Peter Roddy and Ebony Vagg, food and wine lovers as well as hospitality professionals who together with their dedicated team bring a little old world romance to Swan Street. A combination of quality produce and classical technique with a generous spirit and a warm welcome await at this boutique neighbourhood restaurant.
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