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Flower Drum

  • 17 Market La. Map It
  • City Center
  • Chinese

Published 07/20/2016

Fodor's Review

Superb Cantonese cuisine is the hallmark of one of Australia's truly great Chinese restaurants, which is still receiving awards after opening in 1975. The restrained elegance of the design, deftness of the service, and intelligence of the wine list puts most other restaurants to shame. Those in the know don't order from the menu at all but simply ask the waiter to bring the specials, which often changes between lunch and dinner with the arrival of produce fresh from suppliers; the Cantonese roast duck is one of the highlights. A delicious finish to the meal is the sweetened double-boiled almond soup.

Restaurant Information


17 Market La., Melbourne, Victoria, 3000, Australia

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Restaurant Details:

  • No lunch Sun.
  • No jacket or tie required, but men must wear shirt with collar

Published 07/20/2016


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