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Melin Vietnamese and Chinese Restaurant

93 Old Cleveland Rd | Capalaba, Capalaba, Redland City, Queensland 4157, Australia
+61 7 3390 1121
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
Open Now
16:30 - 21:00All hours
Thai, Chinese, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
93 Old Cleveland Rd | Capalaba, Capalaba, Redland City, Queensland 4157, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are delighted to be enjoying such delicious Chinese and Vietnamese dishes tonight, in the comfort of our home. Simple to view the menu on the website, call the restaurant, and pick up meals.

Thank Jacob W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely restaurant serves super fresh Vietnamese food. Absolutely delicious Vietnamese salads and soups. I've travelled around Vietnam, and this is as real as it gets. 100% recommend!

Thank DavidEdith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Come here regularly Monica and Kim are superb hosts. Always a warm and comfortable atmosphere and great service. There is nothing Kim can't cook to perfection. Always fresh Always delicious An inexpensive great night out. Monica is just a gem.

2  Thank jim e
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Visited these evening, early so only restaurant patrons but a continuous flow of take away customers. Service was good with water and drinks promptly delivered to table. Order was for coconut prawns and crispy skin duck in plum sauce for the better half whilst I...More

1  Thank AlfredofKSA
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Melin catered for our event. It was spectacular! Everybody enjoyed the Vietnamese and Chinese food! The restaurant owners at Melin are lovely and catered to the dietary requirements of particular attendees. Thank you Melin.

1  Thank Charlie W
Reviewed 16 May 2017

What a lovely restaurant! The host Monica is super helpful and nice, whilst the Head Chef Kim is excellent at catering for your dietary needs and cooking absolutely delicious food!!!

2  Thank Sam E
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We hadn't been to this restaurant before and it was in our Shire so thought we would pay it a visit. Monica was very welcoming which was nice but the food did not live up to any standard. It was rather plain. The special friend...More

1  Thank WMW22
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Been a customer for years now, apart from being convenient in location the food had never ever been a negative. Fantastic dishes, wide selection, fast to prepare (excluding busy times of course) and we always are impressed with what we've paid for. Monica and her...More

2  Thank haddakombi
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Placing the order by phone was pleasant, picking the food up was easy, but the flavour of the food was very disappointing. Would I go back "NO" Special Fried I think was steamed rice with a few extras. Sorry normally I would eat all, but...More

Thank capalabathebill
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Food is fabulous with a mix of Chinese and Vietnamese. Dine in or takeaway no change on quality. If you like spicy this is the place-tasty and spicy. More timid palates are well catered for as well. A trifle more expensive but well worth the...More

Thank Wayne H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Old Cleveland Rd | Capalaba, Capalaba, Redland City, Queensland 4157, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Redland City  >  Capalaba
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3390 1121
Authentic Vietnamese and Chinese Cuisine in Capalaba. Please call to order Take-Away or make a Reservation. The Melin Restaurant serves authentic Vietnamese and Chinese Cuisine. This iconic restaurant situated in the heart of Capalaba is much loved by locals and visitors alike! The Redland City Chamber of Commerce awarded Melin Restaurant the title of Best Restaurant in 2006. In addition, Monica Tran, owner of Melin Restaurant, won acclaim for Best Customer Service in the whole of the Redland Shire. Melin Restaurant invites appreciators of asian cuisine to make a reservation or order fresh dishes to take-away for lunch or dinner! AWARD-WINNING CHEF, Kim Xi Tran Restaurant Owner and Executive Chef, Kim Xi Tran, has attained 29 years experience and eminence in the global hospitality industry. Born and bred in Vietnam, Kim Xi Tran, is a master of Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine. The Chef evinces an inherent perspicacity of authentic asian flavours. He insists on preparing only the freshest quality produce for customers. The Executive Chef invests his heart and soul into personally cooking all Vietnamese and Chinese dishes made-to-order. Kim Xi Tran exhibits profound passion and pride in cooking fresh, healthy and delicious food!
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