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Reviews - Red Emperor

M10/3 Southgate Ave, 3006 Southbank (VIC)See map

Average price $65


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Excellent302 reviews











What diners said about this restaurant:

Good value for money
Very short waiting time

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  • Marilyn P.
    Marilyn P.

    30 July 202113 reviews


    Wonderful dining experience. A return date is in the offing. Staff and food are excellent. A terrific restaurant to visit anytime. Menu extensive and wine list comprehensive.

  • Peter L.

    4 July 20211 review


    Prompt and friendly, efficient service

  • Steve F.

    3 July 202129 reviews


    Always a great experience. The food and the staff are great. Also, they cater for and understand Coeliac (GF) requirements. They even stock GF Beer - O-Briens.

  • Sandra K.

    23 May 20211 review

  • Maree M.

    1 May 20211 review


    This restaurant was fantastic and great atmosphere. Awesome range of gluten free options service was quick. Staff were very friendly and helpful.

  • Peter S.

    18 April 20211 review

  • Jayce M.

    11 April 20211 review

  • Thanh N.

    8 March 20211 review


    Great yum cha! Dumplings are so freah! Everything are well seasoned and just right! Staffs are polite and very attentive. Ambience is also great! Will definitely return

  • Alexandra P.

    3 March 20211 review


    Fantastic place to go for Yum Cha lunch, amazing view, good food and great customer service. Central to the city centre. Easy to book. Clean and traditional decor.

  • Harriet L.

    12 February 20211 review


    Red Emperor is a great restaurant for Cantonese cuisine, especially yum cha. Wait staff were friendly and professional. Pricing is on the high side, though expected from the locale.

  • John W.

    10 February 202110 reviews

  • Paul G.

    10 February 20211 review


    Best chinese dinner we have had in Melbourne. Very authentic. Menu to suit a range of palates. Mud crab cooked perfectly. Fantastic anniversary evening overlooking the Yarra.

  • Diane H.

    31 January 20216 reviews

  • Danielle C.

    24 January 20214 reviews


    We had a lovely meal and enjoyable birthday celebration. The food was tasty and fresh and the service was excellent. There was an extensive menu of Chinese favourites as well as many other dishes.

  • Helen S.

    21 January 20212 reviews


    The meal was outstanding ,.every course was presented to a high level the staff was happy professional. we had a lovely outdoor table ,we will definitely go back and recommend to family ,friends

  • Stephanie D.

    17 January 20211 review


    Great yum cha as always, although there seemed to be slightly less variety than usual. Their gluten free options are many and made so well you couldn't tell they are GF.

  • Wendy P.

    13 January 20219 reviews


    Went to red emperor for my husband's Birthday , sat on balcony with lovely views over the water , food was excellent , wait staff were attentive but not overly , & can't wait to go back again...

  • Fiona C.

    3 January 20211 review


    The yum cha was delicious, so good we virtually rolled out the door when we were done!!! And the service was excellent too. Love the location, at Southbank.

  • Melissa L.

    3 January 20214 reviews

  • Judy J.

    1 January 20211 review

  • Glenn L.

    30 December 20201 review


    Delicious, great service and great location. Kids are usually picky eaters but loved all we tried. We will definitely be returning for a special occasion!

  • Donna H.

    27 December 20201 review

  • Vishal M.

    23 December 20201 review


    Good food true flavours. Nice ambience and location. Would definitely visit again. Staff was very friendly and welcoming. Definitely in my short list did Chinese cuisine

  • Jessica C.

    19 December 20203 reviews

  • Teri C.

    18 December 20201 review

  • Matt W.

    12 December 20201 review


    Outstanding service. The wait staff were really friendly and made our day. The food is some of the best Yum Cha I have had. I wanted to try more than i could eat. Definately go here.

  • Roland S.

    1 December 20203 reviews


    Amazing as always, so nice to be back!! Long wait to finally be back at this superb Chinese restaurant, service and food are excellent. Wine list is really value for money.

  • Sue M.

    26 November 20201 review


    The food was absolutely beautiful in taste and presentation. We were welcomed and served in a friendly yet professional manner. Would recommend to anyone that likes Chinese food

  • Belinda C.

    23 November 20201 review

  • Frank M.

    22 November 20202 reviews


    This was our first, post-covid, restaurant, family meal. Food was excellent and what impressed us most was being able to add yum cha entrees to a la carte main courses.

  • John B.
    John B.

    22 November 20207 reviews


    As always, great food and excellent service. Happy to see them thriving after lockdown. Booking with The Fork is good, it ensures contact tracing accuracy.

  • Binh N.

    22 November 20201 review

  • Antonella B.

    15 November 20207 reviews


    Very good

  • Gemma T.

    13 November 20201 review

  • Danielle C.

    5 November 20204 reviews


    We had a lovely table overlooking the Yarra. The service was attentive and friendly and the food was fabulous. We look forward to coming back soon.

  • Tanya L.
    Tanya L.

    2 July 20202 reviews


    Had a wonderful banquet meal with family (including a young child). The staff were friendly showing fantastic service, thank you for the lovely evening.

  • Rosemary R.
    Rosemary R.

    19 June 20201 review


    We had a lovely evening with the family. The staff were very attentive and accommodating and the food delicious. We would definitely come again.

  • Caitlin C.
    Caitlin C.

    14 June 202056 reviews


    Good to be back guys! Best gluten free yum cha in VIC! They are so careful to inform you of what is gf and what to avoid

  • Tameka K.
    Tameka K.

    13 June 20201 review


    Great food and service

  • John B.
    John B.

    7 June 20207 reviews


    Any review I do is biassed, I guess. I really like this restaurant, good food, great service, nice staff. The atmosphere is good and sitting on the balcony in sunny weather is exquisi9te.

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