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Meet the Chef

Originating from Sydney, Victor has worked with some of Sydney’s most innovate chefs; Harunobu Inukai , Mark Best and Dan Hong. Moving to Melbourne in 2013 to open Lee Ho Fook in Collingwood. Cooking a new style of Chinese food using skills and techniques garnered from years with Japanese, French and modern cooking styles. Drawing from the vast and rich areas of Chinese cuisine and cultural and historical repertoire. Lee Ho Fook moved to Duckboard Place in the CBD opening in August 2015.
Average price $85 Special request

Scores & Reviews

Fabulous
8.6/10
based on 507 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :8.8/10
Service :8.6/10
Setting :8.3/10
  1. Gaela F.
    • one review
    10/10

    Fabulous food really flavoursome dishes. Would highly recommend eating here

  2. Noel L.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Great service, friendly staffs, and amazing food! Love the ambience too!

  3. Catherine H.
    • 6 reviews
    10/10

    Always fabulous food and service with lots of delicious vegetarian options. Lee Ho Fook is consistently excellent.

  4. Rebecca A.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Beautiful food and the staff were very accommodating with our dietary restrictions . They offer some dishes in half portions which is helpful when dining as a couple. Can't wait to visit again.

  5. YenYing L.
    • one review
    5/10

    Had heard good things about this restaurant, but I was disappointed. We ordered the cucumber and black fungus starter, the signature roast duck, the cumin lamb, and the LHF fried rice. While they were all sufficiently tasty, none of them stood out in any way. You can get similar quality or better in any other restaurant in Chinatown, so not sure what the hype was.

  6. Kevin C.
    • 4 reviews
    7.5/10

    Really nice modern Chinese

  7. John M.
    • 7 reviews
    8.25/10

    Good casual food. Very tasty

  8. A A.
    • 248 reviews
    10/10

    Food and service is always fantastic at Lee Ho Fook. I would definitely go back. Best eggplant in Melbourne!

  9. A A.
    • 282 reviews
    10/10

    Can’t beat LeeHoFuk for a great all round dining experience.

  10. Catherine H.
    • 6 reviews
    9.5/10

    I love Lee Ho Fook for a date night or a long work lunch. The food is delicious, service fantastic and great wine and cocktails selection. The express noodle lunch is also excellent value. Highly recommend

  11. A A.
    • 249 reviews
    8/10

    The Food and Service were fantastic and staff is very knowledgeable. The Eggplant dish was especially tasty, but it is a little on the expensive side.

  12. Kate L.
    • 9 reviews
    9.5/10

    Food and service was spectacular. We had a table of 6 and had the banquet menu. We were very happy with the food and friendly staff. My only criticism is that there were not adequate portions provided. As a table of 6 we were mainly given 10 servings of each course, meaning some people only got 1 serving and others had two, or we had to try and cut portions in half. Given we were paying per person, I would have thought there would have been equal portions for all guests. When I asked the staff I was told that’s just how they do it. I wondered how many servings we would have been given if there were 5 of us or if it would have been the same? We left feeling satisfied but given the price I would have expected better.

  13. A A.
    • 272 reviews
    8.75/10

    Loved the food and atmosphere here. Will definitely go back

  14. A A.
    • 252 reviews
    8.25/10

    Dan dan noodles were very good, high quality food and drinks

  15. A A.
    • 275 reviews
    8/10

    Excellent food, full of flavour

  16. Gary K.
    • one review
    8/10

    Great environment for a special occasion.

  17. A A.
    • 283 reviews
    9.75/10

    Don't leave this place without eating the crispy eggplant. Food is simply fabulous. Small but interesting wine list. Just go!

  18. Wilson P.
    • 3 reviews
    9.5/10

    Great food with a variety of flavours

  19. A A.
    • 276 reviews
    7.5/10

    Great food as always from a regular visitor however on this occasion the service was well below standard. Our plates were not changed after a few dishes despite visibly showing remains of past dishes on the plate. A request for hot water had to be made several times as did a request for chilli oil and dried chillies. The chillies did not arrive until the third dish so the first two dishes the diners went without chillies. Generally staff were not as attentive as could be despite several attempts to gain their attention. A newer dish of fried potato and mushrooms was a little more on the spicy side than expected. Crispy eggplant as always a crowd favorite as was the seafood fried rice. Hopefully the service on future visits will will improve.

  20. Nella D.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    The crisp eggplant is a must try, absolutely delicious, could have eaten them all night. The spicy wagyu beef tartare was a great dish so tasty, along with the LHF fried rice. Enjoyed all the dishes we had and would definitely be back. The service was great, staff are very attentive and very accommodating to food allergies. Wine by the glass is a tab expensive, nothing under $15 a glass, but a great selection. Overall great dinner and awesome food experience, a definite must try for all foodies out there.

More information

How to get to the restaurant

11-15 Duckboard Pl, 3000, Melbourne, Australia

Directions to get there

Melbourne CBD, Melbourne City

About the restaurant

It is thought that in the late 1800s, one in every three Australian cooks was of Chinese descent. Try naming a rural town that doesn’t have a Chinese restaurant… can you? Lee Ho Fook takes that long entrenched tradition of Chinese cuisine in Australia and thrusts it into the modern era with creative dishes like Chong Qing style chicken crackling or ‘Typhoon Shelter style tofu’.

The name, Lee Ho Fook, means ‘good fortune for your mouth’ and it won’t take you long to figure out why. With a personal touch to each meal, the restaurant prides itself on being ‘new style Chinese’. Another thing to be proud of is the Good Food Guide hat, which it has now held for several years.

Take a stroll down this Melbourne laneway and let Victor Liong and his team show you some new ways with your favourite Chinese food.

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