Rice Paper Scissors: Authentic South East Asian fusion cuisine

Rice Paper Scissors is a South East Asian restaurant in the Melbourne CBD that is modelled on the hawker dining bars of South East Asia with a shared-eating concept. They aim to serve the freshest ingredients, sourced organically and ethically where possible and all their sauces, patés and relishes are made in-house. The place is always bustling and it is nigh impossible to get a seat on a weekend if you do not turn up early enough.


We decided to have a pre dinner snack before moving onto dinner with friends and ordered two dishes. The first dish was their BBQ lamb ribs; Mekong whiskey marinated lamb ribs in a special sticky sauce. This was such an addictive and delicious dish, the lamb ribs were marinated so well and cooked to perfection.

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The second dish we got was the sticky pork belly; twice cooked pork belly in tamarind caramel sauce topped with a fragrant herb salad. This was another great dish, the pork belly was so tender and melted in your mouth, though the herb salad was rather strong and I did not enjoy that part.

Overall, Rice Paper Scissors is a great casual restaurant that does a range of sharing dishes in a bustling atmosphere, would definitely come back and try their other dishes!

Rice Paper Scissors Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato


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