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Askal, Melbourne, AU-VIC

Askal

4.3
4.3
51 Reviews
$41 to $100
Filipino
Askal is Melbourne’s newest contemporary Filipino restaurant and bar located on 167 Exhibition Street. Comprised of a dynamic team of culinary experts, Askal is a three-storey establishment sits in a historical building from the 1800s. The menu is a celebration of traditional Filipino flavours and techniques, showcasing bold and vibrant dishes inspired by ancestral recipes passed down through generations.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 16 times today
Experiences are available.

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Filipino, Wine Bar, Cocktail Bar
  • Hours of Operation
    Tue–Sat 5:30 pm–11:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (03) 9639 2795
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef
    John Rivera
  • Area
    Melbourne CBD
  • Cross Street
    Exhibition Street & Bourke Street
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Public Transit
    Tram 86 Stop.<br />Close to Parliament Station
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • BAHALA KA NA - Feed Me

    $95.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Experience Askal's vibrant and sumptuous menu! Enjoy a sharing banquet menu for the entire table that will showcase the diverse flavours and techniques for Filipino cuisine $120 per person Note: unfortunately, we are unable to cater for fructose, onion and garlic intolerances
    BAHALA KA NA  - Feed Me photo
  • Askal x Dutch Rules

    $75.00 per person

    Prepaid

    19 June 2024 only
    Celebrate National Martini Day with Askal x Dutch Rules 3 course menu with cocktails. This event features a curated menu and cocktail combination. As a result we can ONLY cater for Vegan and Vegetarian dietaries.

What 51 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.3
4.3 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseEnergetic

Loved For

  • City Centre

    Innovative

  • City Centre

    Great for creative cocktails

51 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food elevates Filipino dishes and the ambience is very conducive for good coversations. Food is also very filling.

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  2. Jocelyn

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Bahala ka na feed me choice is delish!!! The fusion of old taste(the way I knew it) and the magic done by the chef to bring the dish to a new light,taste and fireworks in the palate. Service was grande, looked after very well and the special touch of ube cake for the birthday celebration is emotionally touching❤️ Highly recommend and appreciated, will definitely spread the good news upon return to Sydney

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  3. RholandT

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 31 May 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    We had set meals. The food comes out late and when dessert came in. We were asked by the female waitress to eat quickly as we only have 15min till 2 hrs days.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Adelaide

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had an incredible dining experience at Askal. We enjoyed the ambience, which was enhanced by the Askal team’s thoughtful service. The food was delightful - highlights included the sisig, pan de Melbourne and the chicken inasal. We are already looking forward to our next visit.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 25 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Staff were so engaging and accommodating. Brilliant wine recommendations and the food was spectacular!

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 May 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Happy that we got accommodated earlier than our booked slot. Food was flavourful! Only the pancit which for me is good but hope it was less spicy and salty, we thought the chillimansi soy sauce was put too much? We finished our food and might come back but will order in an ala carte as we can order other foods.

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  7. Dani

    Gold Coast

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 23 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food is delicious! Tasty and elevated Filipino food. Definitely make your way through the cocktail list too! Service exceptional. Great experience.

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  8. LeenaSilberer

    Washington DC

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 22 May 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Such a lovely vibe and warm and attentive hosts. Unfortunately the food just wasn’t up to par. Crab lost in a very strong sambal style sauce in noodles, very oily and saucy deep fried fritter. Cocktails were ok but not amazing. Dessert was great. Hoping the dishes can be improved, I would be back.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great ambience! The venue wasn't so loud that we couldn't hear each other speak. The dishes we ordered were very tasty and gave a nod to the nostalgia we grew up with in eating Filipino food; all with a modern approach. Service was exceptional and we were keenly looked after, without being overserviced. The waiters were personable especially the person who sat us down - that person was an absolute delight and knew how to deliver on a lovely experience!

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Authentic filipino flavour but uplifted. The food and service is truly worth as a fine dining experience.

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FAQs

Askal is rated 4.3 stars by 51 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 16 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Askal

167 Exhibition St, Melbourne, AU-VIC 3000

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Exhibition Street &amp; Bourke Street
  • Area
    Melbourne CBD
  • Hours of Operation
    Tue–Sat 5:30 pm–11:00 pm
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Filipino, Wine Bar, Cocktail Bar
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Public Transit
    Tram 86 Stop.Close to Parliament Station
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    John Rivera
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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