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Golden Monkey Lounge Bar

7/10
30
Basement, 389 Lonsdale Street Melbourne VIC 3000 (enter via Hardware Lane), 3000 Melbourne (VIC)See map

Average price $30

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This restaurant is following the relevant safety practices*:
1.5m social distancing
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Restaurant menu

  • Average price $30
Hot Bao Buns 1pc
$4
BBQ Pork, Plant Based (VG) or Sweet Egg Custard (V)
Steamy Dumplings 3pcs
$7
A rotating selection
Cup Noodles
$6
(rotating selection, please refer to bar display)

Dietary options

, Gluten free,

User photos

BBQ Pork Bao

Reviews

7/10
30 reviews
6.4/10

Food

7.6/10

Service

7.4/10

Ambience

9-10

7-8

5-6

3-4

1-2

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  • Deb N.
    Deb N.

    4 June 20221 review

    4/10

    Unfortunately by 8pm they had ran out of food on the menu, our party had to leave as we had planned to have drinks and snacks there. We were very disappointed as we were enjoying the space.

    Golden Monkey Lounge Bar (Owner)

    Thanks Deb for trying us out and I am so sorry your visit was disappointing. I have raised this with the team and we will aim to improve things so this doesn't occur again. Adam

  • Adam O.

    5 August 20212 reviews

    9/10

    Awesome hidden bar tucked away on Melbourne's Hardware Lane. Delicious cocktails, bar snacks and a killer Oriental vibe.

  • Renu G.

    9 July 20211 review

    10/10

    the staff were super accommodating with personal touch requests, which was fun to see. great conversation, really friendly. plus the drinks are great, must try the highballs.!

    Golden Monkey Lounge Bar (Owner)

    Thanks Renu! The team will be so pleased to hear this feedback! Thanks for the love!

  • Kirsty W.

    10 April 20211 review

    3.5/10

    Update your online offering. Listed as selling food, all I could order was bao, I had to find another place for dinner which isn't easy as I'm not from here

    Golden Monkey Lounge Bar (Owner)

  • Melody A.

    30 January 20213 reviews

    5.5/10

    Drinks was great! Service was amazing. Disappointing there wasn't anything to eat except for nuts.Please include Food in your menu! The Oolong Tea cocktail was superb

    Golden Monkey Lounge Bar (Owner)

    Hi Melody. Thanks for coming down and supporting us. We are gradually adding more items to our food menu. We are more a bar, but aim to provide some really nice bar snacks to go with the drinks :)

  • Adam O.

    9 December 20202 reviews

    10/10

    Great place to meet up with a groups of friends to have a drink, some snacks and good conversation! The staff are really friendly and fun, and the atmosphere takes you away to another place and time!

  • David B.

    21 November 20201 review

    3/10

    no food what so ever. but online it has a menu. my booking was not there. a few cheap beers that place needs a good clean esp the sofa and tables. the venue is nice!!

    Golden Monkey Lounge Bar (Owner)

  • A A.

    3 May 2017257 reviews

    5/10

    Nothing much to offer

  • A A.

    2 January 2017267 reviews

    5/10

    Restaurant was closed! Dimmi allowed us to book and we arrived at a restaurant closed for business!

  • Evan W.

    17 November 20168 reviews

    10/10

    Amazing atmosphere, cocktail list and good food. A staple

Tripadvisor reviews

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Opening time

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
06:00 PM - 01:00 AM
Thursday
06:00 PM - 01:00 AM
Friday
06:00 PM - 01:00 AM
Saturday
06:00 PM - 01:00 AM
Sunday
Closed

How to get to the restaurant

Basement, 389 Lonsdale Street Melbourne VIC 3000 (enter via Hardware Lane), 3000, Melbourne (VIC), Australia

Public transport

Closest train station is Melbourne Central Station

Directions to get there

Walk - ins welcome. We are located on Hardware Lane off Lonsdale Street. We do not accept Cash payments.

Street parking and heaps of car parks along Lonsdale and Queen Street

Melbourne CBD, Melbourne City

About the restaurant

“Follow the Path of Infinite Divinity,

Down the Staircase of Hanging Suns,

Through the Valley of Crimson Velvet,

Into the Heart of the Golden Monkey

Swinging from the lanterns Golden Monkey is a truly special little place in the heart of Melbourne. This lounge bar is styled as an old Shanghai opium den with its moody underground location and opulent furniture. You enter a sensuous bar of sexy deep reds and complemented with beautiful oriental lanterns. The setting is just right for a stylish night on the town with friends. The vibe here is ‘lounge' rather than wild, and most of the dining area is intimate booths sectioned off by ornate screens. Sit at low tables and have a cocktail from their award-winning bar whilst snacking on scrumptious Asian nibbles.Good times and good fortune guaranteed.

Features

Asian, , Christmas and New Year, , , Lunar New Year, , Pre Theatre, TheFork Festival

Services

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, , Open late

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