Certainly, I don’t remember to have a more refined Chinese food than at Spice Temple. In fact, the Chinese restaurant that is located in the city of Melbourne, not only counts with tasty flavors. Also, the dishes are made with a touch of fine dining. In other words, each dish that is made at Spice Temple has high quality.
Besides, an elegant Chinese restaurant that plays an important role together with the Chinese food. Not to mention that is located, in one of the most crowd and beautiful part of this city. Into the Crown Casino and in front. The view of South Yarra River. Surely, a great place to enjoy, a nice lunch or dinner at Spice Temple.
In Addition, the restaurant has been awarded with The Age Good Food Guide Awards 2018
Two Hats, Australian Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Awards 2018, Top 100
Ranked Number 44 & Australian Gourmet Traveller Wine Awards 2017
Three glasses. As a result, it’s a place that is a must be, for the best experience about Chinese Cuisine.
Therefore, the Chinese place is not a cheap restaurant. However, it counts with two menu, where the first one you can choose random, as you wish. On the other hand, the second menu is called THE JADE YUM CHA BANQUET, where you try several dishes, already chosen by chef, for a price of $59 AUD. In short, I chose the second menu to save a few dollars. And now I will tell you, my experience with the Chinese Food at Spice Temple.
THE JADE YUM CHA BANQUET Menu At Spice Temple
Cabbage and Radish & Cucumbers with Smashed garlic and Ginger
Tea Smoked Duck Salad With Mustard Dressing
First of all, it was with these entrees fresh and citrus pickles. Besides, the Smoked Duck to awaken the palate and to cool the fire.
Crystal Prawn and Corn Dumpling/ Pork and Prawn Siu Mai/ Crystal Warrigal Greens and Mushroom Dumpling
Secondly, It’s time for the dumplings. In fact, you get one each because is a tasting menu. By the way, I don’t remember which is which. But, what I remember well that they are so good.
Vegetable Spring Roll & BBQ Pork Puffs
Definitely, I’m not vegetarian but The Veggie Spring Rolls are pretty good. But which stole the movie here, It was The BBQ Pork Puffs because are amazing.
Pan Fried Pork Dumpling/ Mackerel and Ginger Pot Sticker/ & Lamb Dumpling with Chilli Dressing
More deep Chinese flavors with more food. And I just want to warn you that the Lamb dumplings is one the best cravings that you can get at the Chinese restaurant.
Wagyu Brisket Pot Sticker The Best at Spice Temple
Surely, not for any reason this dish is almost at the end of my post. That is to say, the Wagyu Brisket was my favorite dish at the Chinese Restaurant. As a result, it’s madness delicious.
Egg Custard Tart
So, simple but an incredible Chinese Dessert. Indeed, look the nice orange color in the middle of Egg Custard Tart, it is shining and is alive. Well, hypothetically speaking, sometimes I get so excited about delicious food.
In conclusion, I recognized that Restaurant Spice Temple is a bit expensive but worth it. However, if you are worried about your money. Certainly, you can do as I did, ordering the tasting menu that is cheaper and your wallet has less pain. After that, enjoy your Chinese food.
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Location Melbourne, Australia
Spice Temple Restaurant
Qualification: Grateful/ Excellent
Price: Average per person $$ 45 AUD
Contact: (03) 8679 1888
Address: 8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC 3006