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Supernormal
Asian
  • 180 Flinders La,
    Melbourne, VIC
  • (03) 9650 8688,
    www.supernormal.net.au
  • Sun-Thu 11am-11pm

    Fri-Sat 11am-midnight

Supernormal
-37.815958,144.96829

Is there a restaurateur that better understands Melbourne's eating and drinking habits than Andrew McConnell? Day or night, hot or cold, this pan-Asian dining room crackles with energy. The menu's Chinese and Japanese bent is clear, but clever thinking ensures Supernormal is no cook-by-numbers experience. Slices of sea bream ramped up with ginger, white soy and torn nori puts a fresh spin on sashimi, while the devastatingly good one-two punch of clam mayo and smoked beef equals new-school tartare. The cooked stuff is no less rewarding, from fried chicken to pork belly rendered hot and numbing by Sichuan spice. Pot-sticker and prawn and chicken dumplings, like much of the menu, also come in half-serves, a godsend for the indecisive and for solo flyers at the counter. Those are the best seats for engaging with the sociable staff, who will help you make the most of the lo-fi wine, sake and Asian-leaning cocktails.


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $12-$18

    M $35-$39

    D $9-$16

     

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Vegetarian
    Wheelchair Access
    Private room
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Booking:
  • Bookings only for lunch and dinner for 6+
  • Chef:
  • Andrew McConnell & Perry Schagen

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