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Gong De Lin

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L 3 264 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 7878
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
L 3 264 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We were so excited to check out this restaurant. Oh how wrong we were. We arrived at around 5.45pm on a Friday night. It wasn't busy at all and when we were finally greeted we were treated like an incovenience and asked if we had...More

Thank MissMiqi
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This restaurant only has a small sign so keep an eye out when trying to find it, its on the 3rd floor. Lovely asian style vegetarian food and a extensive menu. As I love dumplings I had some of these with my order and they...More

Thank mrhwalsh
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We wanted to try Asian vegetarian dishes as our daughter is a vegetarian. We saw the Buddha photos displaced and thought this would be a nice choice. The dishes we ordered were quite tasty but really ordinary. The presentations were none existence. However the seating...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Being a vegetarian I find it very hard sometimes to find something on the menu to pick from that's new and different. This place is amazing! So many new weird and wonderful meals to pick from. We all ordered differnt dishes and shared. All of...More

Thank F6Travel
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Amazing vegetarian food, faux meat and vegetables cooked in a variety of ways. Have been here many times with friends and family. Cheerful wait staff, food comes out reasonably fast. Always a favourite now.

Thank Coffeelover F
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Tucked away on the third floor of a building. Wondered where we were going when we hopped in the lift. Very busy restaurant with so many amazing choices on the menu - making meal choice difficult. Very happy with our choices and food was amazing....More

Thank Alison J
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Being recommended by friends, we tried this place a couple of years ago and since then just keep foing back for more. Plenty of choices, lot's to try. Nicely cooked. Not the usual Chinese cooking (Malaysian / Singaporean); it's a different taste. The brand is...More

Thank m-miaw
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I bought a strictly vegetarian friend to eat here who was visiting from out of state. She was totally blown away by the choice of vegetarian food on the menu. The menu needs some photos or better descriptors so that one knows what to expect....More

Thank RanjJT
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I booked in at Gong De Linn for a work function for 15 people and we were sat at a big round table which was perfect for us. We were a very rowdy bunch and I felt bad for the staff and other customers so...More

Thank Sushisprinkles
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Came here specifically to try to sweet and sour "pork", and was very impressed. The texture was different to what I'm used to, a bit more lumpy than usual mock meats but the flavour of the sauce was excellent. Pineapple and red/green peppers still crisp...More

Thank Quaffley
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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anna a
Hi, are you guys open this Sunday the 23 Rd of OCT, 2016. I can see on Facebook that you have been closed recently and wondered if I could make a booking? Thnx
19 October 2016|
Response from m-miaw | Reviewed this property |
I have just noted message from Gong De Lin that that re-open today, Friday 16/12/2016!!! :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L 3 264 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 7878