Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy

4.6
241 Reviews
$41 to $100
Asian
BORN OF A DREAM FROM TWO BEST MATES SITTING CURB-SIDE ON THE STREETS OF BANGKOK, SAIGON AND SINGAPORE – STUFFING THEIR FACES AND EMBELLISHING MANY A STORY WITH AN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE OR (TWO TOO MANY!)
A dream to open a place that embraces the well-loved style of Asian street food. A place with no rules but to have fun with a beer in hand… a place that weary travellers to South East Asia know and love.

Way back in 2013, the boys fulfilled that crazy idea of opening a restaurant where you only used your hands to eat. The food was great, the cocktails… even greater, but best of all were the amazing experiences shared. Food tastes better this way.

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Experiences

  • Chef's Table

    Multiple dates available

    The Chef's Table is a long table in a semi-private dining area perfect for groups of 10-16 for that more intimate occaison. The booking is a 2 hour and 15 minute time slot allowing plenty of extra time to celebrate. Guests are required to do the banquet option, which we recommened to all our diners - your party choose any 5 dishes from the menu ($35pp for LUNCH / $40pp for DINNER) and dishes arrive staggered from the kitchen over 45 minutes. For dietary requirements we're able to split a banquet once (e.g. 5 dishes for 4 vegans and another 5 dishes for 10 other guests). If you'd like to know more about our options available for specific dietary requirements please call the restaurant on 9486 0066. See you soon!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 241 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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GailK
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Fab value for money - amazing food - service is sooo good! Been here a few times now and always recommending!

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on August 5, 2021

Hey Gail Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a lovely review! We're so glad you enjoyed the food and service. Look forward to having you in again for some more!

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gryumm
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

the food was lovely, the staff were so kind and would come to offer/ask things at perfect times.
The only downside was sitting at the bar right next to the door, as a cold breeze every time it would open.
but other than that it was perfect

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on August 5, 2021

Hey there! Thank you so much for leaving us a great review! We're so happy you enjoyed the food and service. We appreciate all feedback and we're sorry you got a bit chilly by the door. Hope to have you in again soon for some more yummy food!

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SharonL
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Such lovely flavours! Thank you for the great, fresh, flavoursome food, we'll be back!

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StephenH
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food and a great night. matched all that I 'd heard about it

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on August 5, 2021

Hey Stephen Thank you so much for leaving us such a great review! We're so glad our experience matched your expectations and we can't wait to have you back in for some more fabulous food!

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LauraD
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food was delicious and decent serving sizes. Will definitely be back!

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on August 5, 2021

Hey Laura Thanks so much for leaving us such a lovely review! We're so glad you had a great time and look forward to having you in soon for some more delicious food!

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MitraB
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, and even better service. Will be backed for sure

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CharlieL
London
2 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food as always but the staff are what truly makes it such a great experience dining at Rice Paper Scissors. Always accommodating for dietary requirements, always a super fun time.

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PulkitV
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience1

We tried the vegan menu and found to be very restricted with the ingredients being used . Apart from eggplant and tofu menu lacked variety.

There was no lack of flavours though but all the dishes we ordered had almost same flavours with lot of spices.

Not bad overall but nothing special either .

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JillS
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, service and atmosphere. Highly recommend!.

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annie
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sensational food choices and amazing flavours. Don't get me started on the cocktails...delicious!!!!

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on August 5, 2021

Hey Annie Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a great review! We're so glad you had a great experience and can't wait to see you soon for some more delicious cocktails!

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OpenTable Diner
3 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and staff were fantastic. Lovely warm atmosphere and great vibe.

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CarlyB
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very happy with my dinner last night. My 30th was made very special!

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JulieT
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food great atmosphere
If you are looking for a great night out to catch up with friends our RPS on your list - keep up the great food guys

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on July 20, 2021

Hey Julie Thanks so much for leaving us a glittering review! Can't wait to have you and your friends back again for some great food and a buzzing atmosphere!

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HectorE
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Very nice environment and amazing food, even tho the place was little too noisy.

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on July 20, 2021

Hey Hector Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review and some feedback! We're so glad you enjoyed the food. We always appreciate any and all feedback and strive to give everyone the best experience. Hope to see you again soon for some more yummy food!

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JessicaM
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was wonderful! The food was fantastic and our waiter was absolutely lovely- will be coming back again & again & again.

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on July 20, 2021

Hey Jessica! Thank you so much for leaving us such a great review! We're so glad you enjoyed the food and our service! Can't wait to see you again and again and again for some more!

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PenelopeS
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service, the eggplant salad was so so delicious

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on July 20, 2021

Hey Penelope! Thanks so much for leaving us a great review! We're so glad you enjoyed the eggplant salad. Cant wait to have you in again for some more delicious food!

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Larika
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love their Sticky Soy Tofu and Pork Belly! Also the $40pp dinner deal lets you try a bunch of different dishes from the menu. The service is always so friendly, cant wait to be back!

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on July 20, 2021

Hey Larika Thank you so much for leaving us such a great review! We're so glad you enjoyed the tofu and pork belly! Can't wait to have you back again soon to try the rest of the menu!

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KlaraK
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Service was really strange - we got really harassed towards the end of our booking, regardless of plenty of free tables around..
Food was lovely but came really spread out so we didn’t really get to mix and match very well.:

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on July 20, 2021

Hey Klara Thank you so much for leaving us some feedback. We're so sorry your experience didn't meet your expectations. Due to restrictions and seating times sometimes we need to make room for the next service to make sure everyone gets their full seating times. Hope to see you again soon for another chance!

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julier
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Once again the team at RPS provided a fantastic dining experience. Never disappoints.

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on July 20, 2021

Hey Julie Thank you so much for leaving us such a lovely review! We're so glad you had such a wonderful experience and can't wait to have you in again soon!

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ChrishanS
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great and the staff were friendly and attentive. I would definitely each there again.

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on July 20, 2021

Hey Chrishan Thank you so much for leaving us such a great review! We're so glad you enjoyed all the food and had a great experience with our staff! Can't wait to have you in again soon!

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JohnD
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place always delivers on quality and incredibly tasty flavours in food. A must to check out for first time and a given to return. Enjoy.

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on July 20, 2021

Hey John Thank you so much for leaving us such a great review! Hope to have you in again soon for some more tasty food!

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Vanilla
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great value for the flavour explosion of food that you receive. Cocktails were delicious also. Bella our server was so sweet and all of the other servers were also super friendly. I will definitely be returning! :-)

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on July 20, 2021

Hey Vanilla Thank you so much for leaving us such a lovely review! We're so glad yo enjoyed everything and our lovely Bella will be so pleased to hear you loved her service! Can't wait to have you in again soon!

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RupertL
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing food, great cocktails and friendly service

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on July 20, 2021

Hey Rupert Thank you so much for leaving us a great review! So glad you enjoyed everything and can't wait to have you in again soon for some great food and yummy cocktails!

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Tonks
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great vibe with attentive staff who were very friendly. The food was super delicious and we thought pretty good value. Every dish was a winner. Thank you.

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on July 20, 2021

Hey Tonks Thank you so much for leaving us such a great review! So glad you enjoyed everything and can't wait to have you in again soon!

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Thanks
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience3

Having visited your CBD restaurant in March we were looking forward to a similar high quality experience and we were very disappointed
The wait staff were friendly energetic and welcoming and when we were asked our impression of meal we answered honestly and she received our feedback very well and adjusted our bill.
Our impression was that’s it’s too big too busy and that your food preparation quality has suffered.
The lamb was excessively fatty or not fat rendered properly which is a time consuming process. However the sticky pork was the most disappointing certainly the fat wasn’t rendered no crispness at all and the meat had the texture of it been cooked in an airfryer. The mouth feel was just yuck fat.
In fact my sisters were both sick that night and believe it was the sticky pork

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on July 20, 2021

Hey there! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us some feedback! We are so sorry your experience did not meet your expectations. We are always striving to improve ourselves and appreciate and and all feedback. We hope to have you in again soon for another chance and be able to show you RPS Fitzroy can live up to expectations!

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Bluoreo
Bristol
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and Cocktails had excellent flavours. Staff were knowledgeable attentive and helpful. Excellent dining experience.

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HungryDiner
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Great food and service, however would potentially change the music!

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on July 8, 2021

Hey HungryDiner, thanks you for the review! What do you want to hear more of and what'd you like to hear less of?

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AndreaV
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Me and my friend went there for lunch where u can get 5 mains to share for $35 each. We choose the vegan option and they were really nice

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VanessaC
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Nice place for having a nice share dinner. Fusion cousin.

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MichaelG
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food, excellent service and great staff. We will be back!!

JB
JulieB
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We have been twice recently with different friends and on both occasions the food and overall experience was excellent.

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Sara
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food is absolutely amazing. The only reason I gave it a 4 was because the desserts and gin cocktail let the place down. Highly recommended everything else.

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MelS
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A fantastic dining experience. Friendly, helpful and efficient wait staff, terrific ambience and delicious food that takes you straight back to Asia.

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NicolaJ
5 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing food and cocktails! We will be back :)

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Freshsteve
13 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great - the ceviche and Bahn Mi were front runners - and the service swift and attentive.

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on June 18, 2021

Hey Steve Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this great review! Will pass your comments along to the kitchen team, they will be stoked! Glad you enjoyed everything and hope to see you soon!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing loved it and the staff was super friendly. 😊

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on June 18, 2021

Thanks so much for leaving a great review! Hope to see you again soon!

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CaitieM
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful service and extra wonderful food! Will definitely be returning for the ribs and the crying tiger - magnificent.

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on June 18, 2021

Hey Caitie! Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a great review! We're so happy you enjoyed everything and hope to have you in again soon for some more delicious dishes!

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PatriciaA
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Food is always delicious at RPS. Only reason I didn’t give 5 stars is because the lamb ribs was very fatty and we didn’t enjoy eating this dish.

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on June 18, 2021

Hey Patricia! Thanks so much for leaving us a great review. Glad you enjoyed most of the food and as always we are always looking to improve ourselves and appreciate any and all feedback. We're sorry the ribs weren't up to scratch but hope to see you again soon for another go!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Really enjoyed our lunch at RPS ✌️ The waitress was kind enough to accommodate us when we arrived quite early.

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on June 18, 2021

Thanks so much for leaving us a great review! We are always happy to accommodate when are where we can!

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LouV
3 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience2

We were a group of 4 (two couples) and seated upstairs with two families seated together with at minimum 6 kids. No other customers were seated upstairs even though there were empty tables.

Obviously, it was very noisy and difficult to hear each other talk.

What was disappointing is that when we arrived there was a free table downstairs but we were allocated upstairs, not sure why?

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy
Responded on June 18, 2021

Hey Lou Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us some feedback. We're sorry your experience did not meet you expectation this time. Unfortunately due to covid restrictions at the moment we have had to be careful allocating tables in correct amounts throughout the venue so as to keep everyone distanced. Hope you enjoyed the food and service and hope to have you in again soon!

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FAQs

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo.

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy is rated 4.6 stars by 241 OpenTable diners.

Rice Paper Scissors Fitzroy does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://giftcards.nowbookit.com/cards/card-selection?accountid=ddabfa01-5408-46ff-a5f9-a6580e2f774b&venueid=2442&theme=dark&accent=118,106,75.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.