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Lotus Chinese Restaurant

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83 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
+61 8 8267 3003
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“lemon chicken” (2 reviews)
“ice cream” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
83 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Lotus on Tuesday night and can not rate it highly enough, the owner/waitress is a wonderfully helpful lady who is only to willing to make suggestions when asked.. Her signature dish here is the Cantonese Duck "sensational".. Great atmosphere, excellent service, sure...More

Thank sportscene
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I have never given a rating like this before, but the food reminded me of Australian-Chinese food in a country cafe 40 years ago. The dim sims were made from reconstituted sausage meat and the two mains - one chicken and one steak were almost...More

Thank Vandieman111
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Ate at th Lotus in early Sept 2017. Remember it is closed on Mondays. They offer 2 banquets for 2 persons and we had the more mild one. There is a spicier version which I will try next trip but erred on the side of...More

Thank Maurice D
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Enjoyed nice takeaway, happy to go back, friendly service , reasonable prices for the area, good location.

Thank Lance T
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Our party of 5 had dinner at Lotus last night. 3 of us had the Canton Banquet. So much delicious tasty food! Soup, springrolls, chicken satay, lemon chicken, garlic prawns and more! The fruit salad at the end was a nice treat. A mixture of...More

Thank 313leeann
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Located in a well known street with multi restaurants, shop etc. Has excellent parking behind restaurant. Decor inside is average but homely. Staff is family orientated and will treat you like one. Food is tasty, well proportioned. We tried the banquet menu but had to...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Lotus restaurant was close to where we were staying, the previous day we had noticed many diners in the restaurant so decided the food must be good and worth dining there. The staff welcomed us and very quickly brought water and menus. The wait staff...More

Thank AllanJane_11
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We are not really one for Chinese food but we stumbled upon this little gem due to unforeseen circumstances. Im glad we did. The food here is exceptional and the staff are really warm and welcoming. Nothing is too much trouble. Get on board with...More

Thank ZakLee8
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We have had many dinners there, the food has always been very good. Service is very good, never have to ask twice. A very reliable restaurant.

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 26 January 2017

In a nutshell we selected a take away on the night. The experience was pleasant due the cordial and welcoming greeting. The service was prompt and the meal was tasty and delicious. The food ingredients combination made for an enjoyable meal . We have no...More

Thank Gil_Lyona
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8267 3003
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