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Burma Lane

118 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9615 8500
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork belly” (42 reviews)
“potato cakes” (8 reviews)
“chicken wings” (12 reviews)
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Australian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
118 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Top notch service & atmosphere
"The service is efficient and friendly and the atmosphere warm."
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2. Impressive décor
"The decor is quite stunning and modern"
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3. Fabulous food for all
"The food here is fabulous with something for every taste"
sharon s
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1 - 10 of 315 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Really like this place Nice relaxed atmosphere, friendly helpful wait staff. been twice in last 4 months. Food very high quality and diverse, suits my carnivore needs and my daughters' vegan needs. When the door opens the breeze does come in - get a set...More

Thank rupertcolly
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Our group of six friends booked for a Saturday night at Burma Lane. We were looking for great food and great service and we were not disappointed. In fact our expectations were surpassed. From the moment we arrived the service was spot on. We had...More

Thank EmmDeex2
Matthew S, Manager at Burma Lane, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi EmmDeex2 We are delighted to hear that we surpassed your expectations. We hope to see you soon. Kind Regards Matthew Stidworthy, General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was delicious and the staff were friendly, attentive without being intrusive. The beef brisket Bao was heaven. Definitely will recommend this place to everyone!

Thank Tom V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Friday night with 4 friends. Staff were excellent, attentive, knowledgeable about their menu and friendly. Vegan and vegetarian were accommodated with absolutely no fuss. The food was lovely but servings were quite small considering the price. More of a fine dining serving...More

Thank jenni869
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here last night with family. Food is superb, great flavours, beautiful cooked and presented. We ate the Feed Me banquet. Loved every dish brought out. Chicken wings, pork belly and brisket were stand outs. Service was excellent, staff very friendly, helpful and very attentive....More

Thank Melinda M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice restaurant. The food was delicious here. The presentation was really nice, although it was very expensive. Great cocktails too.

Thank alicegrey2018
Matthew S, General Manager at Burma Lane, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi alicegrey2018 Thank you for your very kind words. We hope to see you very soon. Matthew Stidworthy, GM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Taste sensation, no other way to call it. The dumplings, the betel leaf, the chicken wings, spices and sauces and flavour to savour. We ordered a la carte. They offer two banquets but we wanted to traverse the menu. For mains we shared the pork...More

Thank J0hnnyG13
Matthew S, General Manager at Burma Lane, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi J0hnnyG13 Thank you for your incredible review. We hope to see you very soon so you can do more traversing. Matthew Stidworthy, GM

Reviewed 11 August 2018

I visited Burma Lane with my other half who has a very conservative taste in food, if he Hasn't tried it he doesn't like It! The food here is fabulous with something for every taste (even him). The Pork Belly was the best I have...More

Thank sharon s
Matthew S, General Manager at Burma Lane, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi Sharon S Our pork belly will open up the most conservative of food minds. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Melbourne. Kind Regards Matthew Stidworthy, General Manager

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife visited here whilst we were on holiday as it came highly recommended, it did not disappoint food was first class at a reasonable price, the service was fantastic, and the manager was great nothing was to much trouble, all the amenities...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Towards the top end of Little Collins Street this very friendly restaurant is a little gem. Lovely smells waft from the open kitchen as the chefs diligently apply their skills to each dish. We started with a duck doughnut. This was very interesting, duck inside...More

Thank Rob W
Matthew S, General Manager at Burma Lane, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Hi Rob W Thank you so so much for your wonderful review. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed the table on pass so you could watch the chefs apply their trade. It was an absolute pleasure having you, we look forward to the next...More

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Questions & Answers
17 April 2017|
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Response from Nick L | Reviewed this property |
There are a few vegetarian options on the menu but I think that they would also be able to accomodate any special requests and vary some of the other menu items to make it vegetarian.
17 April 2017|
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Response from 631josemari | Reviewed this property |
The menu is not very long but there are 4 or 5 dishes for vegetarian people. Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9615 8500
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Created in Melbourne, inspired by Asia. Located at the Paris end of Little Collins Street, Burma Lane brings guests a modern Australian dining experience with distinct Asian flair. The style of dining is designed around light tapas bites moving to the more substantial, all delicious and perfect for sharing a quick bite or a lingering meal. The menu itself is concise, with regularly changing, seasonal fare celebrating local produce. Fresh, vibrant and deliciously different with a hand sourced wine list and sensational cocktails to match! The venue has a beautifully designed interior, stunning Mezzanine level and high ceilings. The awe-inspiring floor to ceiling artwork by renowned Melbourne street artist, Mike Eleven, incorporates moving projected images, bringing the modern Asian-Australian feel of the restaurant to life. Experience everything we love about multicultural Australia in a hip, fun & eclectic environment; that is Burma Lane.
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