Supernormal - City

4.6
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606 reviews
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$40 and under
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Asian
Supernormal offers a personal interpretation of chef Andrew McConnell’s favourite Asian eating experiences drawing on his years spent working and living in Shanghai and Hong Kong.

The Supernormal menu comprises old and new favourites, drawing on good times at Golden Fields over the past three years and the Supernormal Canteen over the Summer.

Supernormal is open from 12pm Monday to Sunday. Our menu is available all-day for you to enjoy as much or as little as you like; a long lunch, mid-afternoon drinks, a special dinner or just a coffee.

Supernormal offers a broad range of Asian focused dishes, delicious wines with a story to tell & great drinks. A beautifully considered space with a long open kitchen bar, karaoke fun downstairs and a variety of seating for groups and private parties.
What 606 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.7
Food
4.6
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.2
Value
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

amazing food, great service, easy CBD location. LOVED IT

ML
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Summed up in 1 word - Delicious. The food was incredibly satisfying, with plenty to eat!

S
Melbourne / VIC
7 reviews
Dined on 12 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I have been to supernormal before and again it didn’t disappoint. Am organising a school reunion dinner there in March and went to check out the food before the reunion. The 2 people I was thoroughly enjoyed the food and service was excellent and the place was buzzing.

AN
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fresh produce, perfectly cooked with beautifully balanced flavours. Must try!

OT
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It’s always a good culinary experience

SL
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Always amazing flavours and very attentive staff. First place I recommend to interstate and overseas friends.

KC
1 review
Dined on 5 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I love this restaurant. Everything about it from the service to the food and wine to the ambiance. Just fabulous.

AE
1 review
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Supernormal is one of my favourite Melbourne experiences. Everything is so carefully constructed, the food is amazing. Lobster roll a must. Highly recommend booking.

SB
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food with friendly service in a relaxed environment. A little busy but it was a Friday. Will go back again and have already recommended it to friends and family.

S
London
8 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall4Food3Service3Ambience4

Our first waiter was very disinterested. We asked for an extra hot coffee. It came out luke warm. We informed him but no offer to replace it just a shrug. Fortunately he left early on and the second waiter was much better. We were expecting more from the food, I would put it in the ok category. Sounded great but did not really deliver flavour wise.

DS
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 27 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Great staff, outstanding service even on such a busy day, we were well looked after and not forgotten about. We were not rushed to leave the restaurant close to our time limit. The food was amazing, we chose the banquet menu as it was our first time dining there, and it did not disappoint! Will be back to try some things off the a la carte menu!

GT
London
1 review
Dined on 27 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Good food, interesting decor, attentive staff. The amount of effort the place puts in is noticeable.

SA
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

absolutely wonderful environment - food was exceptional.

S
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

We will come back many times I hope. Everything was great that we ate. We didn't over order, in fast we ordered less than the waiter suggested, and it was fine for lunch. Food was a bit slow to arrive, but apparently the kitchen lost our 'docket'. But it didn't matter, there ware plenty of interesting people to watch.

JC
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Firstly this place was recommended by some good friends of ours so we took there advice and booked for when we came down for the Australian Open tennis 2020. We were so happy with SuperNormal everything was perfect we will be booking in again on our next trip down to Melbourne.

GP
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great place to eat. Great service and amazing food.

MW
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Consistently high quality food and service with great CNY specials.

DF
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Anything but normal, the food and service was of a very high standard. The banquet menu was both good value and a great representation of the kitchens capability. We will be back.

BB
1 review
Dined on 23 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Definitely continues to love up to its reputation - always a great experience with terrific food and service

BH
Adelaide / SA
2 reviews
Dined on 21 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Amazing food and a funky venue a real taste sensation

SM
1 review
Dined on 20 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

A lovely meal with beautiful flavours and great to see some attention paid to dessert preparation. More choice of fish options would have improved the menu and experience and more clarity around gluten free options would have been good for our group as we had one person who is celiac and one person a pescatarian.

RP
1 review
Dined on 20 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a wonderful experience at Supernormal. Love the banquet, a great way to sample the menu. Staff are friendly and informative.

B
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great restaurant, food was delicious, service was outstanding.

G
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Staff were very friendly and accommodating of a special request for my partner's birthday. Excellent food too!

NC
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience4

Good but expensive for the type of cuisine. Service was good .

SP
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 15 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Food was absolutely beautiful and the staff were friendly and helpful

JA
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 15 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Excellent atmosphere with very good food, presentation and service. Highly recommended.

SA
1 review
Dined on 14 January 2020
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience3

Yes it was a hot summer day but it was far too cold inside the restaurant. We went for lunch and the meal was nice, as expected. They recommended 6 plates to share between 3 and so we did. It was too much for us but it was no trouble packing it away. Portions were just larger than we thought. Had it been a more comfortable temperature inside, we would have had a better experience finishing the meal.

JT
Melbourne / VIC
3 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It is always a pleasure to dine at Supernormal - I dream about the lobster rolls

E
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Great food and service (although sometimes a little over zealous service when it is not particularly busy). Amazing food choice. The tuna, swordfish & snapper, fennel & preserved citrus was particularly delicious.

PC
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Great meal as usual, Service was great as usual. Had a special dish of the day and it was great as well as other dishes.

KO
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 6 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

All the staff were welcoming and friendly. The service was excellent without being intrusive. Food is interesting, delicious and beautifully presented. Drinks are a little on the expensive side but overall a great venue.

JM
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

The food was amazing and the chef was accommodating to our requests to change a couple of dishes on the banquet due to our dietary requirements. I only drink Moscato or Southern Comfort and neither was available at this establishment which was a little disappointing. The food would bring me back, but be prepared for lots of noise as it is quite a rowdy place.

AG
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Super food. Still dreaming of the peanut butter parfait! Friendly staff.

I
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Supernormal is always an excellent time, with wonderful service and fantastic food.

OT
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always brilliant —banquet 1 was epic

OT
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Food and service brilliant
A large, quite rowdy table nearby
Plus a table directly adjacent where one of the two was loud and didn’t appear to draw breath for over an hour - pretty unfortunate. Could the tables be slightly further apart !!?

OT
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on 2 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We came back after our last experience 3 years ago was so good. Still great food service and atmosphere.

S
1 review
Dined on 30 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

I have eaten here on many occasions.
Supernormal never fails in its presentation and quality of dishes.
The staff are always friendly and prompt to attend to you without hovering or being imposing.
It’s a noisy restaurant, but that tends to fade out once you loose yourself in the flavours.
Highly recommend.

MJ
London
14 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

We had the banquet and the food was amazing. They were happy to swap options for 2 of the people with dietary requirements. Really good place for lunch with friends.