Welive for Hotpot - Welive For Hotpot, Melbourne (VIC)
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Welive For Hotpot

L1 217 Russell Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, 3000 Melbourne (VIC)
Average price $60


Welive For Hotpot

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Chef Welive for Hotpot
Lemon Ginger Soup
Chicken Soup
Tomato Soup

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Tomato soup base - Welive For Hotpot, Melbourne (VIC)
Veggie combo, wagyu slices - Welive For Hotpot, Melbourne (VIC)
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Welive For Hotpot, Melbourne (VIC)
Welive For Hotpot, Melbourne (VIC)
Welive For Hotpot, Melbourne (VIC)



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What diners said about this restaurant:

Fair value for money
Short waiting time
  • ISOBEL LI5 reviews

    4 August 2022


    A bit pricy, overall ok, but won’t go the second time

  • Nathan Le

    Nathan Le1 review

    28 May 2022


    Very nice concept for eating alone or with a date. Table can get crowded while the staff bring you more food/add ons to your meal

  • Sam C.3 reviews

    27 May 2022


    We got the tomato and sukiyaki soup base, we love both of it, tomato one is very appetising, sukiyaki one is sweet but perfect with wagyu slices. Squid and fish slice are very fresh too. Yes, it is not a budget friendly hot pot but you get what you pay for. Motcha panna cotta is light and refreshing (not sweet).


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  • Tam N.15 reviews

    24 May 2022


    It's a fun dining experience. The desserts were extremely beautiful and delicious. The reception was super nice by remembering your name and booking. Thank you for the lovely experience.


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  • Jenny Ye2 reviews

    22 May 2022


    Came here on the Fork Festival 50% off promo, which gave us a really good value deal. The decor of the place was unique and cute, The food was served quickly and it was good quality and tasty. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal and the hot pot experience!


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  • Michelle M.21 reviews

    9 May 2022



  • Ivy T.1 review

    24 April 2022


    I booked a table on the fork, my bill was $98, it said on the booking information that can have a 50% discount on the food, but when I pay at the counter, the staff told me they can’t give me the discount. I was very confused, I hope that you can resolve this problem with the restaurant, because due to this problem I can see that I will not use this app ever again.

  • Archie C42 reviews

    24 April 2022


    Once again tried to take advantage of the 50% off Fork Food Festival but was told only applys between 5.30pm and 6.30pm yet my booking was at 6.30pm with confirmation when i booked that it included the 50% discount... then they also added that it only applied to the first 10 customers... really needs to be stipulated that these conditions apply and then you can decide to make your bookings accordingly... disappointed...

  • Bradley G.1 review

    18 April 2022


    $70-$80 per person to get enough to fill you up. The food is good. Group tables are a bit small given the amount of the food you need to fit on it. The place is hard to find, with little signage to help.

  • Shihoko P62 reviews

    9 April 2022


    Great venue to experience the solo dining style that reminds me of Ichiran in Fukuoka. Sukiyaki was delicious, would have preferred a less spongy tofu though and also to be able to choose the sauces - the ponzu that comes with the set was too sour, preferred the goma that you pay extra for. Major downfall to the venue is it's order through QR - my phone didn't work so I had to awkwardly order through a staff member's phone, the fact there are no menu back up options or devices to order from is a disservice. The bathrooms had some unexpected amenities which were thoughtful.

  • Marischka M.1 review

    4 April 2022


    I am glad to find this cool restaurant, it reminds me of ramen restaurants in Japan. The staff is very helpful as well. Great food, great service, great ambience. Thank you so much!

  • Jerome I.2 reviews

    29 March 2022


    This Japanese restaurant is perfect for introvert kind of person like me. Aside from that, their food is amazing. The ambience feels like I’m in one of the streets of Japan.

  • Natalie Ng1 review

    20 March 2022


    it felt like we were in Japan, really well done place. nailed it. food quality was great, but I would have liked a bigger glass for cold tea so I'm not asking for more tea so often if that's the water replacement. (there's no free water).

  • Angelie H.1 review

    7 December 2021


    Staff were super nice! Great service and food! After we paid, they offered for us to write some wooden boards to hang on the wall like in Japanese shrines~ Was disappointed they didn’t have the spicy soup base available when we went but we’ll be back!

  • Margaret C.1 review

    20 November 2021


    I saw this place on Instagram & wanted to try. We booked an early dinner at 5pm. The staff were very helpful & friendly. We enjoyed the atmosphere & I really liked the mobile phone holder. We chose our soup base, meat & vegetables & was relatively easy to cook. The fried chicken was excellent as was the takoyaki however the fried chicken balls not so good. Would definitely come again & highly recommend.


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  • Nanette G.1 review

    19 November 2021


    It exudes the small compartmentalised spaces in Japan. Food and ambience is great. Not your usual hotpot but we enjoyed it. My friend and I had a great time. Would recommend!

  • Andrew Z.157 reviews

    21 May 2021


    Excellent place! Very exotic hotpot place and is a MUST GO! the ingredients are fresh and of high quality if not the best in Melbourne's hotpot places. Services are very good given the size and nature of the place. The ambiance is just beautiful! Love the place!

  • Veronica Go

    Veronica Go4 reviews

    25 February 2021


    Excellent ambience! Itll be great if theres more food options to choose from

  • Vanessa W.1 review

    23 February 2021


    Staff was great! Had trouble with their order system and but they dealt with it amazingly ???? Wagyu beef is delicious in hotpot so we will be back again ????

  • Tina D.1 review

    20 February 2021


    It was good meal and service but the waiting time a bit long as my order was not received for 15mins. But overall it was nice. The place was a bit noisy.

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Opening time
Open today

11:30 AM - 02:00 PM
05:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 02:00 PM
05:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 02:00 PM
05:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 02:00 PM
05:00 PM - 10:30 PM
05:00 PM - 10:30 PM
05:00 PM - 10:30 PM

How to get to the restaurant

L1 217 Russell Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, 3000, Melbourne (VIC), Australia

Public transport

Bus 907

Additional information

Our restaurant is at 1st floor, and the entrance is a small door at 217 Russell Street. The location is near QV shopping mall.

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