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Merah, Northcote, AU-VIC

Merah

4.2
4.2
149 Reviews
$40 and under
Malaysian
In the heart of Northcote, a vibrant neighborhood known for its eclectic culinary scene, Merah emerges as a captivating destination where the art of Asian cuisine takes center stage. Our name, "Merah," meaning "red" in Malaysian, represents our passion, energy, and the fiery flavors that ignite our culinary creations and delicious cocktails. From our handmade dumplings bursting with flavors to our aromatic curries that transport you to the streets of Thailand or Malaysia, every bite at Merah is a symphony of taste and texture.


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2 people

8:00 pm


Booked 3 times today
Experiences are available.

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $40 and under
  • Cuisines
    Malaysian, Asian, Cocktail Bar
  • Hours of Operation
    Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (03) 9489 3121
  • Payment Options
    Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Area
    Northcote
  • Cross Street
    On High St, Northcote. In between Bastings St and Mitchell St.
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeaway, Vegan, Wine

Experiences

  • Satisfy Us Menu

    $42.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    For only at $40 per person, this limited time only set menu includes small plates (2), large plate (1) and sides (2) to share. All guests must participate in tasting menu. Min 2 people, Max 6 people. Please advise any dietary requirements upon reservation.
    Satisfy Us Menu photo
  • Banquet Menu

    $59.50 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Our extraordinary Large Banquet Menu, where Malaysian and Asian Fusion cuisine take center stage. Six courses, meticulously crafted to transport your palate on an unforgettable journey. For just $59.90, embark on a gastronomic adventure that showcases the harmonious blend of tradition and innovation. With a Vegan option available also (please state in the comments). Some items might change on the night, please enquire with our friendly staff. The set dishes are: Soft shell crab bun, Chilli oil dumplings, Roti Canai, Crispy Eggplant, Beef rendang, Sambal Mussels, Green string beans, and White rice.
    Banquet Menu photo

What 149 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4Service
  • 4Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseEnergetic

149 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 May 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Food was unimpressive, not great quality. We ordered mains but they were small and way overpriced. The cocktails were watered down. We pointed out issues with our meals and were unimpressed and unsatisfied with the response. Will not be going back when there are so many great places to eat in the area.

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  2. RebeccaG

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 26 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic food and service and great value for money

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  3. Debbie

    New York City

    11 reviews

    2.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on 16 April 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Food was not hot. Not the place to go for dumplings. Chicken dish tasty, but lukewarm warm

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  4. MichaelP

    Melbourne

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 April 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was delicious, but unfortunately the entrees and the mains all came at once and we couldn’t finish anything. Also we didn’t receive our second serve of rice.

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  5. RaulR

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Awesome food and cocktails and great service. You can’t go wrong

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  6. AndreaW

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, service and atmosphere. The owner/manager was extremely helpful with the menu. She recommended the banquet for us which was great value for money. One of us was vegetarian and there were plenty of vegetarian dishes on the menu . We will certainly come back again. We have recommended this restaurant to friends who live nearby.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Queensland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Lovely night out great flavours and nice cocktails
    MerahResponded on 4 March 2024
    Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at Merah! We're thrilled to hear that you had a lovely night out and enjoyed the great flavours of our dishes. It's wonderful to know that our cocktails added to the overall experience. We truly appreciate your kind words and hope to welcome you back soon for another delightful dining experience. Warm regards, The Merah Team

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  8. Rebecca

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was yummy, but the service let it down. We constantly had to ask for things including cutlery and plates after the food was put in-front of us and we waited 10 mins to see if they were bringing us any. It was not busy as all and staff were just chatting, so there was any excuse for the lack of service. Also a couple of the things on the menu weren’t available.

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  9. KateS

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It's my third time here. Absolutely love the service, ambience and of course the food. Our waitress was so friendly and efficient. We had Chinese broccoli with pork belly and a seafood rice dish. Both were perfectly flavoured. Great place for a cheep n cheery date

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  10. MollyC

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I always adore eating at Merah as the food is consistently delicious, pricing is excellent and the ambiance is great. Highly recommend the outdoor area on most days, or inside is lovely on a hot day.

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Merah using the Order Online button. Merah also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (03) 9489 3121.

Merah is rated 4.2 stars by 149 OpenTable diners.

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

Make a booking

2 people

8:00 pm


Booked 3 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Merah

238 High St, Northcote, AU-VIC 3070

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    On High St, Northcote. In between Bastings St and Mitchell St.
  • Area
    Northcote
  • Hours of Operation
    Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $40 and under
  • Cuisines
    Malaysian, Asian, Cocktail Bar
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Payment Options
    Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeaway, Vegan, Wine
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