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Tian38, Melbourne, AU-VIC

Tian38

4.0
4
32 Reviews
$41 to $100
Chinese (Canton)
Tian38 – A contemporary and progressive approach to Chinese cuisine. Paying homage to Chinese cuisine of yesteryear whilst asking ourselves what the next step is in its evolution.

Enter Tian38, simply a translation from “Shop38”, a nod to the simple naming convention some restaurants take in Hong Kong. Tian38 is a simple reference to our address in the heart of Melbourne’s Flinders Lane. A place where cultures intersect, a diversity is celebrated. Tian38 stakes in claim in contemporary Chinese cuisine.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 23 times today
Experiences are available.

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Chinese (Canton), Chinese, Southeast Asian
  • Hours of Operation
    Lunch Mon–Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (03) 9629 7175
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Private party facilities
    Exclusive Gallery Private Dining Room to seat up to 12 guests
  • Area
    Melbourne CBD
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeaway, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • A TASTE OF SINGAPORE

    $59.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Wagyu Beef and Free Range Chicken Satay Platter- served with our house peanut satay sauce Hainanese Hazeldene Free Range Chicken- slow poached Hazeldene free range chicken served with seasoned soy, garlic, lime, chilli and ginger shallot sauce Golden Salted Egg Yolk Prawn- lightly battered prawns, wok tossed with our house made salted egg sauce, curry leaf and chilli flakes Garlic and Chicken Stock Rice- lemongrass, garlic, ginger, pandan leaf, chicken stock, jasmine rice Bok Choy with Crispy Garlic- wok tossed bok choy, oyster sauce, garlic Mango Pudding / Pandan Gelato- Your choice of one of the above desserts
    A TASTE OF SINGAPORE photo

What 32 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.0
4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.1Food
  • 3.8Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 3.9Value

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32 Reviews
  1. sebb

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    The staff were not very attentive except for one of the staff members. My main issues was that nuts were served to us in the first course of the feed me menus after we were incredibly clear and asked on multiple occasions about nuts due to an incredibly serious nut allergy of my guest. Fortunately 5 minutes after the food being served the staff realised there was nuts and my guest was okay. Considering this mistake there was no comment from staff when leaving about this nor was anything offered to us. Very dissatisfied considering the overall quality of the restaurant. Food was excellent as always but unsure whether or not to return after this.

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  2. JefersonS

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good environment, good food, excellent services. Great experience.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Such amazing food and service! We were celebrating two birthdays, they graciously gave us the private dining room and allowed us to stay the entire night, could not be happier !!

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  4. ThuyV

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food and drinks were great. Standout dishes were the Salted Egg Prawns, Char Kwuay Teow and the Truffle Duck Fried Rice. The mocktails were very unique and yummy!

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  5. RamaS

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good food, enjoyed. Great ambience. Friendly service. We all enjoyed the overall experience.

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  6. sarahtya

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great meal with exceptional services. I enjoy every moment of it

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  7. Noodle

    New York City

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    This is a nice enough place and very convenient if you want to be close to this end of town but the food was only average - especially for the price. You’re better off walking a few blocks and eating in China town. Our preferred entree was “sold out” (at 7pm on a Saturday), our main was cold (and who doesn’t serve hainanese chicken WITH chicken rice? The rice is an important component to the dish!) Plain jasmine rice at an extra cost is absurd. Overall it was a nice meal - mainly because of the company - but I wouldn’t go there again.

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  8. GrantS

    Melbourne

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    The pancakes were stuck together , I should have known as someone’s else that ordered the duck had put a bad review about the same dish . I did let the waiter know but it fell on deaf ears…. Wouldn’t go there again

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  9. CammieM

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Chicken meat not good enough.....prawn is good, dessert of manago pudding is so-so

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  10. ClaudiaB

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Good food, great atmosphere. Very difficult to get staff attention. We got the set menu and received a different satay substitute than discussed with the staff. All in all a good experience, although staff could be a bit better.

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Tian38 using the Order Online button. Tian38 also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (03) 9629 7175.

Tian38 is rated 4 stars by 32 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 23 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Tian38

350 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, AU-VIC 3000

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Area
    Melbourne CBD
  • Hours of Operation
    Lunch Mon–Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Chinese (Canton), Chinese, Southeast Asian
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeaway, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (03) 9629 7175
  • Private party facilities
    Exclusive Gallery Private Dining Room to seat up to 12 guests
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