Empress of China

(03) 9639 7723, Level 1, 120 Little Bourke St, Melbourne. VIC 3000
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Open Lunch: Sun-Fri noon-3pm, Dinner: 7 days from 6pm; Licensed, BYO bottled wine only, Corkage $3 person; Cards AE, BC, DC, MC, V, Seats inside 110, Private room 45

Mietta's Review
This Chinatown institution has changed hands. Ken Louey founded it in 1971 when its was one of the first Chinese restaurants to make a grand statement. It is famous for incredibly attentive service and consistently good, traditional food. The wine list is reasonable, limited but not over priced and there are some impressive special occasion wines. The new owners intend to make some modest improvements but to keep the grand old dame more or less as she is.

Other Published Opinions
Age Good Food Guide 2005

Age Good Food Guide 2004 14/20

Age Good Food Guide 2003. Score 14/20



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