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Not as special for the money paid. Well over charged for the beers and wine. Rip off to Aussies but probably a catch for the international guests. Not going back
Good service...quality of food generally good but desserts lacking in presentation and uniqueness.price on upper end but quality produce.ambience lovely
Amazing Food. Must have the Lamb Dumplings. Love the flavours. Great Service, everyone is friendly. Nice Atmosphere. 2 thumbs up from us. We will be back again.
Our family dined at Spice Temple for a birthday celebration. All food and service was fantastic. Great to see some new dishes on the menu. Well done to the Spice Temple team.
Poor service, messed up my booking, had to wait for an hour at next door bar at Nobu. Very average food and forgot to serve some of the ordered dishes, brought somebody’s ordered dish to our table. Very poor and disappointing
If you are going to sit people downstairs you need to advise them. I felt more like I was in an eatery thank a top class restaurant. Thanks for listening.
It’s a signature “fusion Chinese food” restaurant in Melbourne Crown, probably top ten. I have been there 20+ times because my Australian business partner. Chef Neil created a modern recipe by western technique and eastern concepts, which proves he’s “one of the best chef in Australia”. Although, as a Chinese myself traveled and experienced over a hundred cities/towns in mainland for thirty years, had variety foods enough, I would recommend Spice Temple as an interesting/high-quality restaurant, but not traditional/authentic Chinese. Almost all the dishes are fusion modified creation, you can not find any similar in China.
Have more variety of dishes to choose from.
Dark ambience, portion sizes too small for cost
Amazing dining experien ce . The duck was to die for, highly recommend it. My husband andI had the deluxe banquet, many fabulous dishes totally sarisfied
Friendly welcome on arrival. Attentive service and very helpful if you need advice on what to order. The food is so delicious, Bang Bang chicken a standout but everything we had was perfect.
The food lived up to expectations and, if anything, was better and more generous than our most recent experience. Service was good although lacking a little warmth. Would recommend and will definitely return if in Melbourne.
Great food but was surprised when we got the bill and were charged $10.50 for a glass of water. $42.00 for 4 glasses of water a little excessive!!!
The table service was disappointing given its reputation. It took 40 minutes to place a drink order after being seated. Food was very good as always but feeling it was overpriced.
We were taken downstairs to our table in a small dark room with no windows or atmosphere. The food was tasty overall however the chicken dish had more chillies in it than any other product. Overpriced in comparison to the quality of the of the food, a little disappointing.
Had the banquet (Dynasty) but small portions for the cost. Decent wine list with a few good options. Fairly slow service. Better options in CBD for price.
Great meal and fantastic service
The food here is always delicious and of very high standard and quality. Staff are friendly and attentive and offer lots of help with the menu and what to order.
Delicious variety dumplings and generous amounts of pickles. Good spot for a long lunch.
Good was delicious and good size meals. Good service and atmosphere. Nice for a special occasion. Highly recommend
8 Whiteman Street, 3006, Southbank, Australia
Spice Temple is a modern Chinese restaurant with a culinary focus on China’s lesser known regions. Our menus are designed to be shared and enjoyed banquet style in our intimate and seductive surrounds.
Driven by our philosophy of incorporating world-class service with a deep respect for the highest quality produce Spice Temple offers modern Chinese food as it’s rarely been seen before in Australia.
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