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Lotus Chinese Restaurant

83 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
+61 8 8267 3003
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
83 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been several times, the food is excellent, you're treated like family. Wendy remembers you even if it is a few months since you went there. We recommend the Lotus to all our friends. As we live 20-25kms away we go on special occasions,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank natandrod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic. Excellent menu, friendly staff and pleasant surroundings. Nearly as good as the Lam Inn at Whyalla!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Geoffrey E
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We love the Lotus. Wendy and her staff are friendly, the food as good and service is quick but not rushed. We visit frequently. Prices are cheap to mid-range - depending on whether it is lunch or dinner. Lorraine and Peter

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rainekamp
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

A very well known establishment amongst the locals, and I can see why! The service was amazing. Our server was very friendly and polite. The owner, Wendy, even came by to see how our dinner was going. We ordered one of the banquets, which by...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Noobie1547
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of dining at Lotus last Thursday night. Our host Wendy does a wonderful job of making you feel right at home. The Lotus has an extensive menu and the quality and size of the meals is excellent. I really enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sportscene
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Lotus Chinese Restaurant offers a varied menu, modest prices, generous servings, friendly, attentive service with a smile.We have celebrated family birthdays here many times and we have always enjoyed our orders. Highly recommended !

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank daf57
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We visited this restaurant a number of nights back in 2013 when we were on holiday with friends in Adelaide. We decided to revisit and met the same friendly staff and excellent chef again. We had a banquet and it was so delicious it was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ews6
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Friendly staff, efficient service, great food, quick turn around. Take away service is also just as good. Portion sizes are good .... the best on Melbourne street More on the Authentic side ... enjoy

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank whatithink2010
Reviewed 31 March 2018

There are 2 Chinese restaurants on Melbourne Street but this is the one we recommend. Food was awesome, service was awesome, place was really awesome too. Is licenced too.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 18 March 2018

I was in Adelaide on business and found Lotus on my first night. It was so good I came back a few nights later when back in Adelaide. The was some of the best chinese I have had in ages.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank emdeme
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, 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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