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Salted Egg, Melbourne, AU-VIC

Salted Egg

4.5
4.5
172 Reviews
$41 to $100
Asian
Born from the colourful, eclectic and vivid origins of South East Asian cuisine, Salted Egg is an oasis of originality in a sea of conformity. A place where knowledge and authenticity have a seat at the table. If you have a taste for discovery, Salted Egg will stimulate and surprise all the senses. With a menu dominated by traditional Thai cuisine, it is a dining experience that will transport you to another world. A place where ideas are hatched, over a glass of wine or a cocktail or two. A destination for those who walk to the beat of their own drum. Those with a curious appetite and an insatiable desire for a culinary adventure.

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2 people

8:00 PM


Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Asian, Southeast Asian

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Daily 7:00 am–11:00 am Lunch Tue–Sat 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Dinner Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (03) 9492 7400

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Adam Woodfield

  • Catering

    sharing style /set menus , grazing , share plates , canape and drinks packages

  • Private party facilities

    As an event venue we’re neither too big nor too small. Specifically, we’re licensed to have 90 seated guests and 100 standing in Salted Egg. Salted Egg is a dining experience thatwill transport you to another world. With a menudominated by traditional Thai cuisine, it will stimulateand surprise all the senses.

  • Neighborhood

    Melbourne CBD

  • Parking details

    car park on flinder lane

  • Public transit

    tram stop flinders street

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wi-Fi available, Wine

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Experiences

  • $35 Tasting menu

    A$35.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Born from the eclectic and vivid origins of South East Asian cuisine, Salted Egg will transport you to another world. A destination for those with a curious appetite and a desire for culinary adventure, it’s not just place to dine, but a place where ideas are hatched. Our curated set menus take you and your pallet on a journey that will remind you of your travels
  • Gin & Smoke Dinner

    A$149.00 per person

    Jun 30, 2022 only
    Join us for a smoke inspired 7-dish gin matched experience showcasing hand-crafted cocktails from Three Cuts, including the limited edition Pinot and Chardonnay Barrel Aged Gins. Throughout the evening also enjoy a guided gin tasting journey from Turner Stillhouse founder Justin Turner. About Three Cuts Gin : Our bespoke gin is made from scratch in small batches in Tasmania. Carefully distilled from a premium grape base, pure Tasmanian water and a unique blend of Tasmanian grown and internationally sourced botanicals. Layered notes of juniper (organic), coriander seed, fresh lime, cinnamon bark, a hint of white peppercorn and three cuts of rose makes our gin ideal for creating your favorite cocktail of sipping slowly over ice.
  • $65 Tasting Menu

    A$65.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Born from the eclectic and vivid origins of South East Asian cuisine, Salted Egg will transport you to another world. A destination for those with a curious appetite and a desire for culinary adventure, it’s not just place to dine, but a place where ideas are hatched. Our curated set menus take you and your pallet on a journey that will remind you of your travels

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What 172 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.2Value

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  • City Centre

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  1. JP

    JessP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food, great service and a nice ambiance - we will definitely be back!
  2. JB

    JasonB

    Melbourne

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, staff were very friendly and attentive. A must visit if you are in the Melbourne CBD and like Asian fusion food.
  3. JN

    JennyN

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Excellent service, food came quick according to our order. The vibe is fancy but also chill.
  4. LM

    LaurenM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    An amazing meal with wonderful service. We couldn't fault it and drinks upstairs capped off our night. We'll be back. Thank you
  5. MP

    MarleneP

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food - great service - and great coffee and dessert!
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love the crispy noodles with duck and the pork belly.
  7. H

    Holly

    Victoria

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    thoroughly enjoyed our visit everything was yummy n lovely
  8. D

    Debs

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was amazing. It was quiet as we were one of only a few tables. The staff were very helpful and quick service. Would recommend. Definitely want to go again.
  9. EC

    EmilyC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Fantastic restaurant with fresh ingredients and great flavours and great service too
  10. VB

    VanessaB

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food fabulous, service good and ambience is great for either business or pleasure dining
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Was delicious, highly recommend.
  12. CS

    CS11

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    More expensive than your average pan Asian restaurant. Everything was delicious.
  13. MM

    MarieM

    Melbourne

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love the food here. Set price $35 lunch is great value and great food
  14. WB

    WBEZ

    Victoria

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Sensational food, flavors were great, cooked to perfection
  15. D

    Darwinos

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had my birthday on the 2nd of June and had an amazing experience. The attendant was very attentive to our needs. The 2in1 $65 set menu tasted great. Also had birthday greetings on the dessert which made it extra special. Thanks.
  16. R

    billR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The set dinner is exceptional value. We have had this 3 or 4 times and have never been disappointed. High quality ingredients well prepared, friendly and efficient service and pleasant feel about the restaurant. A fine experience.
  17. j

    jenniferc

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 31, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Excellent value especially with the two-for-one set menu. We did find it very noisy and I found the chilli overdone.
  18. X

    Xavierao

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    The food is decent in taste and portions but nothing really outstanding. The staff was overly attentive, keep asking if we are done as if they want us to leave quickly but we are still under one and half hours at the end. Makes us uncomfortable
  19. SG

    ShirleyG

    Melbourne

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall2food3service3ambience3
    The food is alright. However, I left my scarf at the dining table on Saturday and rang them to ask if they find it the following Monday and I was told that nobody reported that they find the scarf. The Lady at the reception has difficulty hearing me and I have to voluntarily repeat what I am saying or spell the words to her. I still have to wait if someone found it. I am sure that I left it there as I checked our photos and after lunch we took some photos outside the restaurant and I am no longer wearing the scarf.
  20. JT

    JeTr

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We thoroughly enjoyed each of the dishes that we had at our table. The flavour combinations were spectacular and enjoyable. The presentation was simple but effective and they were presented in a timely manner. The table service was attentive and a pleasure to receive. We will be back!
  21. LH

    LeighH

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 25, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    delicious food and and ideal for a work lunch will book again
  22. AB

    AayushB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    great food and ambience. definitely a great place for dinner and drinks.
  23. AK

    AnneK

    Melbourne

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    The food was delicious and waiter was attentive. Would definitely recommend.
  24. JD

    JoanneD

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was amazing! The cocktails that were paired were amazing!! The venue was lovely and the table setting really lovely. The staff were attentive but not intrusive. I would highly recommend the venue.
  25. TB

    TheBasenji

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    what a great birthday celebration I had. our group opted for the $65 set menu. every single item was completely delicious. Staff accommodated the requests for one vegetarian and one gluten-free with no problems at all. we had the two-for-one (ie half price) set menu which left more cash for fantastic cocktails and very reasonably priced good wine. Did I mention the staff? they were great. super quick to top up glasses and take used plates away, without being obtrusive or hovering. and so pleasant and friendly. Would definitely recommend for large or small groups.
  26. KH

    KirwinH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food great atmosphere perfect location for dinner!
  27. RB

    RebeccaB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and menu selection, good cocktails and great service.
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Gold Coast

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    They didn’t even have takeaway container :( so we had to waste some food… the lamb was very salty and the espresso cocktail was so plain… won’t go back!
  29. PV

    PujaV

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing burst of flavours. The silken tofu and spicy yellow curry pumpkin deserve a special mention. Cocktails were great too. Not a single dish did not deliver.
  30. A

    Andrew

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service by our waiter. He knew the menu and gave good recommendations. The food was amazing! A great night out!
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing!!!
  32. AT

    AmyT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service and food both exceptional!!! Different to most Asian cuisine, loved the menu offering and brilliant cocktails to match. Thanks for a lovely dining experience.
  33. MP

    MarcelP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Some of the best food but I didnt get the rice with my meal so I wasn’t fully satisfied but other than that it was beautiful
  34. LB

    LyndaB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    What a pleasant surprise. We had the banquet and every item was delicious. My Husbands favourite were the oysters and I loved the duck in betel leaf but it was all very fresh, tasty and different. The staff were very attentive and the food came out quickly but we were asked when ready for each plate. Would definitely return.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 23, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great food and service
  36. SR

    SarahR

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent customer service! The staff were really attentive
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    made a last minute booking for my four friends and I and we were so pleasantly surprised by everything. food and drinks came out super quick and the quality of service was amazing as well. the duck and roast pork were superb - so much so we had to order it twice! the bombe alaska was gorgeous as well and we are DEFINITELY coming back xx
  38. M

    Macca

    Brisbane

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Got a great tip on the Chicken ribs and they were right. Easy to eat and just enough chilli.
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on April 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love the browse on classic breakfast here . The ocean trout is my favourite . Great coffee and great service by Nic .
  40. S

    Sall

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Yum! Delicious food - Feed me option was great. Service was quick. Thank you!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
    • Staff temperature check required
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

Salted Egg is rated 4.5 stars by 172 OpenTable diners.

Salted Egg does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

8:00 PM


Experiences are available.
Google Map for Salted Egg

509 Flinders Ln Melbourne, AU-VIC 3000

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Melbourne CBD

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Daily 7:00 am–11:00 am Lunch Tue–Sat 12:00 pm–3:00 pm Dinner Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Asian, Southeast Asian

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    car park on flinder lane

  • Public transit

    tram stop flinders street

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Adam Woodfield

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wi-Fi available, Wine

  • Phone number

    (03) 9492 7400

  • Catering

    sharing style /set menus , grazing , share plates , canape and drinks packages

  • Private party facilities

    As an event venue we’re neither too big nor too small. Specifically, we’re licensed to have 90 seated guests and 100 standing in Salted Egg. Salted Egg is a dining experience thatwill transport you to another world. With a menudominated by traditional Thai cuisine, it will stimulateand surprise all the senses.

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