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Meet the Chef

Picture of Brenda O'Riordan & Ashok Ranabhat.

Brenda O'Riordan & Ashok Ranabhat

Brenda & Ashok have been jointly at the helm of the Seamstress Kitchen since 2016. Brenda hails from Ireland and Ashok from Nepal and both have a natural flair when pairing flavours and ingredients to create menus with impact.

2698 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Score

8.9
2698 reviews
Recommended
(9.3)
Food
(8.9)
Service
(9.2)
Value for money
(8.3)
Atmosphere
(8.9)

dined on Fri, 29 Mar 2019

(8)
Great food, service and wine. Servings could have been slightly larger but otherwise was very good. Thanks,

dined on Fri, 29 Mar 2019

(9)
All our dishes were so delicious, but the servings are a bit too small. Staff are very friendly, the ambience is trendy but relaxed and we all had a fantastic night!

dined on Fri, 29 Mar 2019

(10)
Lovely ambience and excellent service of delicious food. Highly recommend. 😀

dined on Fri, 29 Mar 2019

(8)
nice food and in a quiet setting

dined on Wed, 27 Mar 2019

(9)
Great night - excellent service and food/drinks

dined on Tue, 26 Mar 2019

(6)
We felt very rushed on our night out when there was no need to be. In and out in 40 min for 3 courses. Too fast. Also felt the meal sizes continue to shrink so value has really dropped. we had to order more and more just to feel satisfied.

dined on Fri, 22 Mar 2019

(10)
The food is great and the service was fantastic! Plus stylish & cool music!

dined on Fri, 22 Mar 2019

(10)
Our waitress was wonderful. Friendly and bubbly. Great knowledge of the menu. The food was delivered promptly and delicious. We enjoyed sharing the various platters of food - order a variety of dishes to get sumptious tastes!!

dined on Thu, 21 Mar 2019

(10)
Always amazing food and service!

dined on Wed, 20 Mar 2019

(10)
Thank you for the amazing and very beautiful food and catering to my dietary requirements. The service was fantastic we felt very taken care of.
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About Seamstress Restaurant

Things aren’t what they seam The Seamstress Restaurant lives in a house steeped in history. This is one of Chinatown’s hidden gems. At first it kinda feels like you’re climbing up stairs into a forgotten attic but once you’re there the space is a pleasant surprise. You see, Seamstress restaurant lives in a 120-year-old building that was once a textile factory and even an old Buddhist monastery. Now it’s a jazzy restaurant that does modern Cantonese food with panache. It’s a pretty sight to behold, and a break from the red and gold Chinatown standards. With bare bricks and light polished wood, this restaurant has a fresh and contemporary atmosphere. Here you’ll find a lunching business crew and curious customers after an elegant dinner. Based on the dishes of China, the menu also makes some detours into the flavours of Asian, and each item has a small medium and large so you can build your own delicious course or share the goodness with friends. Forget raucous Chinese restaurants and getting nudged by yum cha trolleys! Come to Seamstress and make the most of Chinatown’s best kept secret. Best dish: 12-hour braised Berkshire pork belly, jicama salad and kohlrabi kimchi

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