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About Noir Restaurant
Noir is that rare thing - a genuinely relaxed and friendly neighborhood restaurant that also happens to have award winning food and service. Recently renovated, the restaurant's chic style, elegance and warmth make for that perfect romantic meal for two, or a group of friends or family.
From humble beginnings in 2011, Noir has slowly developed a reputation for uncompromising quality and grown to include a beautiful bar and dining room upstairs, ideal for corporate and private functions.
Our kitchen led by chef patron, Peter Roddy, offers playful takes on regional French food, where exceptional produce takes center stage. A seasonal menu of outstanding Australian ingredients are sympathetically handled to create visually striking dishes of terrific flavour.
Richmond, AU-VIC 3121
French, European, Contemporary French
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Friday and Sunday 12pm-3pm
Dinner : Tuesday - Sunday 6pm-10pm
$41 to $100
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
(03) 9428 3585
There is a public car park as well as street parking.
Tram stop ten meters from front door and close to East Richmond and Richmond train stations.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Noir Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
Sydneysiders in Melbourne seeking a special local venue with charm for our 25th wedding anniversary. What a great find (via the Good Food Guide 2018 - One Hat Restaurants). We were looking for an authentic local cosy restaurant with exceptional food and ambience - Noir delivered it all in spades and at a very reasonable price. Feel like we discovered a local gem and the level of service was amazing. Can't fault the Noir experience. Just what we were searching for. Noir is why Northeners like travelling south! Thanks for making a special occasion so special.
Australia has been great for dining. Pretty much every meal has had a unique and delicious plate that was memorable. So for me to say that Noir provided me with the best meal of the trip is saying a lot.
Our server was wonderful, and did a great job. Each plate she brought out was better than the next. We started with a venison salad, and polenta fries. A contrast of cold and succulent, with hot and crispy that was delightful.
For our mains, a great rendition of duck confit, with a fabulous lamb wellington that I felt was better than what I had at Gordon Ramsey's restaurant in Vegas.
Finally, for dessert we had chocolate macaroons and a vanilla creme brulee. The macaroons were the best I have ever had - absolutely amazing. The creme brulee was nice too, with sprinkles of croissant crumbs to give it a little more contrast.
From start to finish, Noir provided an excellent dining experience. I have already recommended to my friends in Melbourne, and when I come back here it will be a must dine spot.
The restaurant was empty when we arrived yet we were given the front window at 6pm... we felt pushed to order and turn over... not a 1 star Melbourne restaurant experience. The wait staff were friendly but Cafe style. Food was great conceptually and flavours would have been top notch but over every meal was too much salt.
Beautifully presented meals with quality ingredients. Some dishes were a little rich in combination together, but excellent for a special occasion dinner. The only downside is that there is only one split system airconditioner for the whole restaurant and it was incredibly stuffy in the front of the room unless the front door was left ajar. Service was excellent, non-instrusive and happy to accomodate any questions. Highly recommend as a dinner venue.
We dine out a fair bit and have been to most ‘3 hat’ restaurants in Melbourne. Noir is right up there . We dined on New Years Eve and had a beautiful set menu . The food was spectacular. Interesting, imaginative and wonderfully prepared - taste and textures truly excellent . Can’t wait to go back .
Thank you to Noir for allowing us to farewell 2017 in such style .
This was our second visit to this restaurant. The first time was very good. This time the food was SO salty as to be virtually inedible. We had the tasting menu. The polenta chips, anchovy tartlet, yellow tuna nicoise and confit duck were extremely salty. These dishes were salty to the point of being bitter. We did complain to the maitre d'hôtel who was sympathetic. Nonetheless the meal was terrible. A written complaint to the restaurant has produced no response at all.
Just loved our lunch at Noir. It's so great to be waited by people who know the food and are interested in your comfort.
The food itself was outstanding.
Ambience .. it's quaint and lively, if just a little noisy, but with the bottomless-bubbly, we soon got into full voice as well and i think everyone forgot about the noise and soaked up the occasion.
Was this the most delicious food I've ever eaten? Pondering this for four days: Yes. Wine by the glass: excellent selection, and goodly servings. Starters: works of art and bombs of flavour. Mains: just what I hoped for, but yet more. Dessert: more wonderful than I imagined any could be. And, even though male, found petite portions a delight. Service: joyous. Wife same thoughts re all. (Lunch, Friday 12th Oct 2017; 60's couple.)
We had a wonderful meal at Noir. The waiters were attentive and friendly, and the good was delicious!
Head Chef Peter Roddy has some wonderful food combinations and the desserts were really beautifully executed.
Thank you all for a lovely night, we will be back soon!
What a wonderful discovery! Went for my husband's birthday lunch with my mum. The Sunday lunch sharing menu is divine and an absolute bargain for $55 per head. Best confit duck we've had in Melbourne. In fact all the dishes from the truffles polenta chips, through to the most divine pistachio and chocolate brownie were excellent. The service was warm, friendly and professional without an pretence or stuffiness. We will definitely be back. Thank you!
This restaurant has it all. The ambience is that of a quietly busy and efficiently-run restaurant. The food is top quality freshly-prepared and excitingly presented. The service is outstanding without the hovering effect. In fact, the waiters were there when we wanted them and quickly would disappear to organise our request. The staff were also most helpful with information about the menu. Well done Noir. For us you are a winner! We will be back again.
PS There are no negatives for us to mention.
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