We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shanghai Village Chinese Restaurant

Is this your business?
112-114 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 1878
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good44%
  • Average24%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“dumplings” (124 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
112-114 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (222)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Chinatown and Shanghai Village is a great cheap place for good food. It gets a little noisy and the service is ok but not great however we ate a full meal with drinks for sixty two dollars, hard to beat that!

Thank -Guzzis-are-ace-
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was fairly busy so we knew it would be good. The food was very tasty- full of flavour. The restaurant itself was quite dirty & there wasn't enough wait staff. We got 2 main means which were around $18 each. They were just...More

Thank Holidaygal25
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Stock standard Chinese. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. The space is dark and plainly fitted out and furnished. Nothing notable about it except that it has a very traditional looking street entrance. No issue with these things if you’re just here for a...More

Thank TwoSheds57
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Lunch for two included Rice, Dumplings and Spring Rolls, add a can of drink and bottomless tea for $23, great value. It is noisy and even a bit grubby, but the food is good. Don't judge a book by it's cover, this place is always...More

Thank mandp141
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Have visited this restaurant three times now. The first time, a year ago,it was tolerable. Visited a few months ago and it was very ordinary. Visited this place tonight and it was total rubbish, prompting this review. Everything is greasy and dirty. Service is fast,...More

Thank Stevo58
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The worst Chinese restaurant in the whole world! It's more clean to eat from the Trush bin believe me and not only this, the food is just disquasting like the whole place, we just pay and left without eat of course... Please don't go there...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This place was the worst, we waited for over an hour, which is fine it is what it is, Chinatown is super busy on a Friday night. Once we got in I asked 2 different staff members if the "dishes on rice" come with fried...More

Thank nesdag
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Saturday was Shanghai dumpling day. I had been to the Shanghai Village on a previous occasion but I must confess to being rather inebriated on that last visit and perhaps my recollection of the food and service was a little hazy. We arrived at 2pm...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The food was good and well priced but someone needs to give it a really good clean and a paint. The men's toilets are truly disturbing with the total coverage of graffiti. If they cannot look after the decoration of the restaurant I am not...More

Thank Chris_Haml
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Rustic charm always suits my Rusty Crowe wannabee-ness. As a dumpling fan no complaints - hot and tasty. Serves of beef D, pork/veg D with shanghai fried rice all most pleasing. Once again this slow learner does find fried a better dish than steamed, texture-wise...More

Thank Simon B
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 161 hotels in Melbourne
Paramount Serviced Apartments
242 reviews
.04 km away
Mayflower On Lonsdale
20 reviews
.11 km away
Grand Chancellor Melbourne
2,423 reviews
.12 km away
Rydges Melbourne Hotel
2,361 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Hutong Dumpling Bar
584 reviews
.06 km away
346 reviews
.05 km away
Tea House at Chinatown
132 reviews
.05 km away
187 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Her Majesty's Theatre
407 reviews
.08 km away
556 reviews
.03 km away
Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc.
119 reviews
.08 km away
China Town
146 reviews
.16 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Laura C
8 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from mhawks | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. I was there with people who had a baby
4 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Dav2525 | Reviewed this property |
Umm I don't think so. You don't go there for things like that. You go there for dirty dumplings that taste delicious while trying not to think about what's really in them.
Colette C
20 July 2015|
Response from Cameron S | Reviewed this property |
Not a lot of gluten free options here. Possibly some of the meat and rice dishes. Probably safer going Vietnamese.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112-114 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 1878
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing