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Top10 Top 10 Melbourne's best Asian Restaurants

Melbourne is a melting pot of cuisines and cultures with a strong European heritage; however Asian fare has fast become one of the city's favourites. In typical Melbourne fashion, there is a smorgasbord of restaurants to choose from including traditional Cantonese, banquets of dim sum, playful Thai and contemporary fusion style dishes. This is our top 10 best Asian restaurants in Melbourne.
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Chef Teage Ezard takes authentic street style hawker cuisine and transforms it into a sophisticated and modern menu. The restaurant channels a style of dark black furnishings meets neon features creating a refined and quirky ambience. Expect contemporary creations that take Asian cuisine to a new level.
Flower Drum is everything that there is to love about old school style Cantonese restaurants. It's impressive and grand interior features bright red walls, long vases of flowers and a buzz of conversation from content diners. One of Melbourne's most popular restaurants, Flower Drum has been serving up award-winning plates for over 35 years.
Established in the vibrant Crown complex, Silks is home to some of the finest dim sum in town. Served in style, Silks oozes the grandeur and nostalgia of a dining house you would find in the heart of Shanghai. The steamed dumplings feature fresh and premium ingredients; a must try.
The internationally acclaimed Japanese chain of restaurants brings its finesse and elegance to the Crown complex. Watch the chefs in action with the open, gallery style kitchen as they slice, dice and create ornate bites for their signature sushi menu.
Take a trip to Burma at the inviting Burma Lane on Little Collins Street. One for lovers of art, the restaurant space also operates as a gallery with works by Burmese artists available for purchase. Like its surrounds, the food is presented as pretty as a picture on the plate and an authentic spicy and aromatic taste of the homeland.
Fans of Japanese cuisine, crafty cocktails and Instagram worthy desserts flock to Melbourne's Sake. The ambience is trendy and chilled serving a menu of clever and contemporary interpretations of sushi and a la carte fare.
One of the city's best places to feast on vibrant and modern Thai cuisine, Longrain has been a long-time favourite in Melbourne's restaurant scene. Their Thai inspired cocktails are full of fresh fruity combinations with a sliver of lime and fresh coconut juice, the accompaniment with spicy curry.
Anyone who has walked past this Flinders Lane hot spot will be well acquainted with the lines of patron and the buzzing vibe created by head chef Benjamin Cooper. Thai classics are given a revamp, but keeping true to the energetic Bangkok street food ambience.
One of the new-comers to the Melbourne dining scene, Kisume is a Japanese dining mecca. The multi level restaurant brings an impressive fit out that is classic Melbourne meets modern Tokyo. Clever dishes showcase the skilled creativity and technical abilities of the chef team.
The playful flavours of Indochine meet French cuisine come alive at Bang Bang. There is a feeling of eating in a tropical jungle, with its grassy green interior and pots of plants. The food is fun and a real fusion of spices, herbs and traditional flavours.