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Red Emperor Chinese Restaurant

3 Southgate Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9699 4170
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“yum cha lunch” (11 reviews)
“spicy pepper” (5 reviews)
“dim sum” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3 Southgate Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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11 - 20 of 348 reviews

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, with experienced wait staff. Very good selection of dishes. Suitable for couples or for large groups.

Thank gtlegacy2015
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Our recent meal here was nice but nothing out of the ordinary, especially for the price. Spring rolls were okay but not hot enough. Sweet corn soup was very good. Beef with black bean and chilli had a chilli waved at it from a long...More

Thank BerkshireJulie
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Although our yum Cha was tasty , I don't consider this to be anything but standard Chinese restaurant. Trolley Service was indifferent, not particularly friendly but just passable. It may have been due to the language difficulties I was particularly annoyed when the person who...More

1  Thank lillsmi02
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We visited based on the reviews, the food was terribly salty and oily. It didn't taste like Chinese, we love Chinese cuisine, this had no flavor.

Thank Marcel A
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

If I write a negative review and then return to a restaurant and receive a change of circumstances I always try and retrace my review. I did this with Red Emperor- another dinner, another night and different results. Mind you the meal again was delicious-...More

Thank HolidaymakerBallarat
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We booked online for a table of two. Having not heard back, we decided to ring and confirm, which was a good thing that we did. Upon arrival we were seated at a lovely window table, service was excellent and the good was fantastic. Being...More

Thank 158karlaf
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner with a colleague. Chicken and sweet corn soup very nice, soft shell crab very tasty! Honey jumbo prawns delicious and beautifully presented (expensive) and chilli bean crockpot chicken very tasty. On the whole, delicious food. Wait staff were ok, but didn't appreciate...More

Thank Coupee
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

First time having Yum Cha and "Oh my goodness" what a treat it was to enjoy great company and delicious food. Our waiter was superb. Never ran out of drink, cleared our table quick and always have us clean cutlery and changed our plates to...More

Thank noelzy d
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

My Aunty first brought me to Red Emperor about 10 years ago... we've gone back with family, friends and boyfriends a couple times a year ever since. The food is amazing, the views are beautiful and the staff are so lovely, always happy to see...More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Quiet comfortable restaurant. The pork belly was exceptional. The table was a nice size so we didn't feel confined. We would return.

Thank Adrienne W
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Sharon S
20 July 2016|
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Response from martin c | Reviewed this property |
do not know the answer but visit the red emperor when ever we go to Oz, excellent.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Southgate Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9699 4170
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