Luxsmith

4.4
123 reviews
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$41 to $100
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Asian
Top tags:
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Casual
luxsmith is seddon's new kid on the block, serving up the best of modern asian cuisine.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Asian, Contemporary Asian, Breakfast
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Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Friday Open from 11am for lunch & dinner
Saturday & Sunday Open from 9am for breakfast, lunch & dinner
Closed Mondays
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Phone number
(03) 9362 7333
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Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Neighbourhood
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Cross street
Charles Street
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 123 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.4
Food
4.5
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.2
Value
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Delicious food and great atmosphere

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E
5 reviews
Dined on 9 December 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

We ordered the duck spring rolls, the Massaman curry ,the miso smoked eggplant and fried rice , all where underwhelming . The menu doesn't have that many choices and surprisingly, no option of noodle.

The Spring rolls are minced duck meat and honestly, the mince is so small it could be any protein and one wouldn't notice. Also 16 bucks for 3 springs rolls is very expensive in my opinion

Both the curry and miso eggplant dishes come with rice, which i didn't know and I don't believe the menu specifies (I may be wrong here). Both lacked a bit of salt and spice. the massaman curry is very sweet and consistency is think and almost like gravy.

The Fried rice we ate a little and took the rest home. It was way too much rice for 3 people and we felt the waitress could have told us about the rice on the other dishes. The flavor was average, and you could get better fried rice in most Chinese / Malaysian shops in the city

We left the place a bit disappointed and don't think it was 90 bucks well spent (with a glass of wine) . Won't be returning i'm afraid

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RW
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

A lovely night was had again, with the friendly service we have come to expect.

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CF
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Dined with a friend visiting from out of town. We chose the 'Lux & Chill' option which took the stress out of ordering. It was just the right amount of food and the flavours were great! The staff were knowledgeable, efficient and super friendly without being at all invasive. We ran out of time to visit the bar next door but it looks like a cool spot for drinks before dinner so will plan better next time. Fantastic experience overall and will be back!

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FU
1 review
Dined on 5 December 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

It's a little overpriced, the food is lovely although there aren't enough options.

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SD
1 review
Dined on 4 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This was my first visit to Luxsmith and I'll definelty be back. Food, service and venue were all great. Thank you Luxsmith x

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DS
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 2Food 4Service 1Ambience 2

Food was great. Service appalling. Tables too close. No wine knowledge Won’t be back

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AG
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 2Ambience 2

My wife and I went to Luxsmith for our anniversary and were incredibly disappointed with over cooked deep fried starters and bland main course. With so many fabulous places in Melbourne to eat this is the first restaurant I have been to that I would never recommend anyone to eat at. This was compounded by our special occasion.

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B
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2018
Overall 2Food 1Service 4Ambience 3

We had a very pleasant experience with the food the first time so we went back.
Confident of getting good food, we opted for the "feed me" menu.
BIG MISTAKE. We were not sure if we were dining at Luxsmith or in a Szechuan restaurant because the food was not what we imagined. The selection served was all spicy and very poor. And it didn't even include desert.
The service though was quite good.

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A
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 1Ambience 2

We made a booking for 8.30pm and our table was not ready until 9pm. Not good enough.

Restaurant too noisy.

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S
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 3Food 2Service 3Ambience 3

The entree we chose (3) Croquets, white bait and clamari, were all terrible. Especially the croquets, way too salty, but then the mains were beautiful (3) Barumundi, duck and beef cheeks, so very hard tp review. Also ordered the house red Shiraz, which came as a sparkling shiraz, that tasted like strange cordial, with bubbles. This is normally a favorite restarant of ours - but this time not so happy

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L
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

My two friends and I had a wonderful night enjoying fabulous cocktails and bubbles with delicious and surprising food. We loved sharing small dishes. Perfect for a celebration!

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EO
1 review
Dined on 2 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Delicious food, excellent service, just a tiny bit loud.

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WB
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

The menu has a wide variety of tasty share food.
My favorite is the pork belly and the beef cheeks.
The pale ale on tape was a delight and the service prompt.
Pricing as modest and the high quality of the food made the evening a good value experience.
I would take friends who liked their food to this ristorante.

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AK
2 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Never disappointed. Great fusion menu of spicy Viet / Korean / Italian / Aust. Brilliant flavours! Also love the wine bar they have opened next door, great start and finish to meal!

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K
1 review
Dined on 18 October 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 2

Week night visit for family catch up :)
Food was tasty and very good.
Bit on the pricier side for Vietnamese considering there are many cheaper Vietnamese cafes in close proximity
However the food is a class above :) most of those :)
It had turned a bit cool the night we visited and staff were reluctant to turn on the heater (and didn’t) which was why I scored lower for ambience and service :(
When you are a paying customer your wishes are normally attended to :(

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r
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

quiet on a Saturday afternoon, bustling in the evenings.

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J
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

The food is amazing! We got a bunch of small plates and then a main and sides to share. Everything we had was delicious especially the kingfish sashimi and the beef cheeks.
Considering the had only recently opened their new wine bar, I felt their service was timely. One waitress wasn’t in the best mood but aside from that we had a great evening.

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KG
4 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We recently celebrated a birthday dinner here and had a great night. We chose the ‘you decide’ menu and we were very impressed!. To add to this we had four different dietary requirements to contend with and this was well managed and everyone thought their ‘special’ dish was best! (I did advise the restaurant when I booked!)
Comments “these are the best scallops I’ve ever eaten,” “these lamb ribs are to die for” “yay I can drink this beer it’s GF!”
The service was friendly and top notch, thanks Luxsmith for another great night.

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B
1 review
Dined on 15 September 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

A stunning little Asian fusion Restaurant hidden away in the Inner West. Will defiantly be recommending to all my friends.

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DS
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

3rd time visitor - food is fresh and full of flavour. Highly recommended.

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PM
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Interesting pan-Asian food, well prepared. Pleasant attentive staff.

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MK
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We chose Luxsmith for a catch up, dinner and drinks with friends and I am super glad we did! Great vibes, good drinks, impeccable service and last but not least the food was just divine!

We will definitely be back.

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MA
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Sensational. The best restaurant going in the West. And great support of local product like Patient Wolf Gin 🍸🍸

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LF
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

The restaurant served great food, it was easy to park and the service was friendly and prompt

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NK
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food is truly outstanding. Sashimi Kingfish one of the best I’ve had. Chargrilled steak so flavorsome. Great place for sharing. Every dish was full of flavorful and staff attentive and friendly.

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JC
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Father's Day launch, set course, fresh, delicious flavours. Second visit and will be back .

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KM
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Overall very good, but not quite there.
KF shashimi great, fish curry great, Korean rib ok.
Duck had lovely flavors but was on the tough side.
Like the ambience they are trying to build but It’s a little too dark in there!
Overall great to support locals but it lacks the finish of a chin chin which I think is what they trying for.

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SD
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Good friendly staff, and very knowledgeable on both menu and wine. Small plates were lovely and the large plates a bit small for price, but still delicious. Great place to to a partner or friend for special occasion.

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SH
3 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

We have been to this restaurant quite a few times over the last few years its great sometimes other times the food is ordinary - the prices are high for the food you get and they have had the same menu for far to too long. A change in the menu every now and then or weekly specials would be something to go there for.
We drove over the westgate to go there but may not go back for a while the curry we ordered was very tasteless and flooded in coconut milk. Also the wooden chairs are very uncomfortable

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OT
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious as always!

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CD
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food, friendly and very helpful service, an all-round terrific place to dine.

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LS
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Thoroughly enjoyed a nice healthy lunch with my family

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TJ
1 review
Dined on 22 July 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing service. My friend cannot eat anything with shellfish due to anaphylaxis. The waiter went out of his way to ensure that she would be safe, and even organised for the kitchen to change the deep fryer oil so that she wouldn’t risk cross contamination! They were very quiet on this evening but it was still lovely to know they cared.

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a
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The food and service were excellent and we enjoyed being made feel welcome even if it was a little hard to see the menu in the dark. We would be very happy to recommend Luxsmith to anyone who likes something a little different flavor.

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OT
4 reviews
Dined on 30 June 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Another enjoyable evening at Luxsmith. It certainly provides high quality modern asian food. Full of flavour and great service.

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SR
1 review
Dined on 30 June 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Delicious food ! Really funky place with a great vibe. The wine was stunning. The older staff/manager were really spot on, the younger staff were good but forgot a few things. It didn't really bother us as the overall experience was fantastic. Can't wait to go back

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C
1 review
Dined on 21 June 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great service and delicious food from starters to dessert! Definetly a must try.

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PW
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great Food interesting with an Indian flavour. Good beers and wine list.
Not rushed and great service

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NH
1 review
Dined on 2 June 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a family gathering here for my Mum’s 70th. We had a group of 15, including an 11 week old baby and Luxsmith catered to everything, including a large pram and last minute table additions. The food is incredible and beer & wine list is fab. Highly recommend this restaurant for breakfast, lunch or dinner. So great to have a place of this quality in Seddon, only a short walk from my home.

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