David's

4.6
313 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$41 to $100
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Chinese (Shanghai)

David's Restaurant, in Prahran, crafts delectable contemporary Shanghai-style Chinese cuisine with knowhow and passion in its friendly and charming eatery. The Shanghai pan-fried spring onion pancakes and the tender prawn and chopped chive dumplings make for superb starters. Some of David's Restaurant's specialty larger dishes include the spicy white cut chicken with peanuts and sesame in a chili sauce, the chunky barramundi fillets in spicy black bean paste with fried potatoes and the crispy fried iron Buddha beef served atop fragrant tea leaves, all of which are delicately seasoned. Noodle and rice dishes, such as the fat Shanghai noodles with pork and vinegar and Auntie's fried rice with sausage and egg, are other diner favorites. The white chocolate dumplings with praline is a perfect dessert.

David's Restaurant also has a full gluten-free menu, as well as being one of the best Yum Cha destinations in Melbourne.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Chinese (Shanghai), Chinese, Yum Cha
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of Operation
LUNCH Wed - Fri 12pm-3pm Sat 11:30am & 1:30 pm (Yum Cha Sittings) Sun 11:30 am & 1:30 pm (Yum Cha Sittings) DINNER Sun - Thu 6pm-10pm Fri - Sat 6pm-11pm
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(03) 9529 5199
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress Code
Smart Casual
icon/ic_chefCreated with Sketch.
Executive Chef
Jeffery Xiao
icon/ic_private_diningCreated with Sketch.
Private Party Facilities
If you’re after a stylish function space without the snobbery, David’s knows the perfect place. Call us biased, but it’s right here in our restaurant. We offer a range of function and private dining options for groups ranging from 30-120 people, giving you the option to hire out the front, back, or entire venue to suit your requirements. Whether you’re after a cocktail event with a Shanghai sparkle or a sit-down celebration that’s the whole shebang, David’s has you covered. Choose from a Shanghai-inspired sharing menu, or tell us what you’re after and we’ll tailor the menu to your needs. Either way, we highly recommend including our delicious cocktails or drinks package. For more information please check out our functions kit at: http://davidsrestaurant.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Davidsfunctionkit2017.pdf.
icon/ic_contactCreated with Sketch.
Private Party Contact
Adam Chen: (03) 9529 5199
icon/ic_cateringCreated with Sketch.
Catering
Take away and delivering through Deliveroo, visit https://deliveroo.com.au/menu/melbourne/prahran/davids for more information. Catering: Enjoy the flavours and delights of David’s catering at your next private function. Let our chefs bring our famed dumplings and cocktails straight to your door, so you can mingle and enjoy the party. Our chefs can cater to groups ranging from 40-120 people, at your home or a venue of your choice. Please contact restaurant for details: manager@davidsrestaurant.com.au 0395295199
Open Google Maps
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighbourhood
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
Chapel Street
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
Parking Details
Street parking available. Please check signs for duration. Free under cover public car park with 2 hour duration directly opposite venue. Paid parking available at 8-14 King Street Prahran (adjacent to venue). For more information on parking around our venue please visit www.chapelstreetparking.com.au for more information.
icon/ic_public_transitCreated with Sketch.
Public Transit
Within 10 minute walk to Prahran Station. Trams 6, 72, 78,and 79 within close proximity.
icon/ic_special_eventsCreated with Sketch.
Special Events & Promotions
Join David's this Good Food Month for a special eight-course suckling pig banquet. On Tuesday 11th June from 7 pm onwards, join us for a feast of flavours with matched wines. Guests will be nestled around a long family table, feasting on delicious suckling pork – a style of cooking that is traditionally enjoyed by many Shanghai locals. To book: 9529 5199 or for more info click (here).
Additional
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wine