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175 Swan St, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
+61 3 9428 3585
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“granita” (10 reviews)
“duck” (17 reviews)
“steak tartare” (9 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 1 week ago

This was my third visit to Noir and I forgot how good it was. This place excels at everything. I had Sunday lunch with four girlfriends. We decided to have the Sunday lunch special for $55. I am vegetarian and they substituted the courses for...More

Thank BuffyPaulie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a positive experience with Noir. The staff have a great product knowedge base and and have great social skills which is important within a fine dining establishment. The food is generous and quality is impeccable, the atmosphere is inviting and not dimly lit as...More

Thank quetari
Reviewed 17 March 2018

I was one of a group of six and we ordered a variety of entrees and mains. My entree, gnocchi in a truffle sauce was delicious. My friends also had excellent entrees. Two of us ordered the wagyu steak which turned out to be very...More

Thank icepick48
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We went for dinner here based on this restaurant receiving "one hat" in the Age (Melbourne newspaper) Good Food Guide. The food was very good. We had the Cured swordfish and Crab tortellini for starters. Both we excellent. For mains my wife had the duck...More

Thank MonyetS
Reviewed 18 February 2018 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 11 February 2018

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

Thank Karl R
Reviewed 8 February 2018

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 8 February 2018 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 3 February 2018

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 22 January 2018

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$76
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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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