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Restaurant 101

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101 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3122, Australia
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18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 21:30
Thu - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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683 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The sad loss of one of the owners has made no difference to the quality of this memorable little restaurant. Food is reliably fresh, always tasty and delicious ad arrives hot and in rapid time. Cannot be bettered for modestly priced Asian food!

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Thank John P
Bendigo, Australia
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is something out of the ordinary, the host treats you as if you are in his home. The chef is also very friendly and as a result its a good place to eat. You are made very welcome which is something you don't see very often

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Thank jdaley2016
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Whenever I'm in Melbourne I can't resist going back to 101 for a meal. I'm in Melbourne around 3 times a year. For a start it's flattering to be recognised even if its more than a while since previously being there. The food is perfect: superbly balanced flavours, good presentation and just the right portions (not skimpy and not heavy... More 

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Thank Anthony M
Melbourne, Australia
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94 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Nice tasty food, great service, recommend for business and pleasure! I had the lemon grass chicken with fried rice... Yummy!

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Thank David J
Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Had a lovely dinner with the family. The food was great and the waiting staff were friendly and helpful. Meals did not take long to get to the table once it was ordered. The dry lamb was superb yet once again. This is a place you keep coming back to.

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1 Thank 323pelagia
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We keep coming back. The decor and ambience is lovely The food is superb, no matter what it is you order and well presented. The location in cosmopolitan Hawthorn with the trams rattling past on a winters night is lovely. Wait staff excellent Value is not too bad either

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Thank Mark A
Melbourne
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

A group of us keep coming back to 101 as the food is always good and excellent value. The "dry lamb" - is anything but its description - being beautifully moist and falls apart in your mouth. The fish is also very good here.

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Thank Andrew T
Melbourne
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118 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We were a group of 9, armed with a birthday cake. The welcome was warm, the service prompt and obliging. All the dishes were tastty and the price very reasonable. Being byo added to the appeal. There was plenty of free parking behind the small shopping centre opposite. We will certainly return.

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Thank yeti5
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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60 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Ate here with family including my 90 year old father in law for about the third time. The food is always nice - a cross between Thai and Chinese. We had a range of entrees, spring rolls, curry puffs and the prawn fritters, all of which were very nice. We shared three mains and still couldn't finish it, a nice... More 

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Thank SuzeeQ60
Melbourne, Australia
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48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Great food, great service, excellent value - what else is there to say? Went here after seeing an excellent movie at the Rivoli Cinema - I had the honey lemon beef, Anna had spicy prawns, loved it all.

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Thank JohnTilbrook

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3122, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Boroondara  >  Hawthorn

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?