From afar down Springvale Road you see a bold brick building with a subtly peaked Chinese pagoda roof, and from up close you get a whiff of the steamy, aromatic air that confirms this is the local temple to Chinese cuisine in Forest Hill. In a large, spacious dining area with plenty of natural light, Overseas Seafood Restaurant runs the gamut of Chinese cuisine, with a strong emphasis, of course, on seafood. Live scallops and oysters are brought even more to life (if that’s possible) by delicious ginger scallion sauce and the like, luscious lobster comes in various forms including foie gras accompanied or steamed with shao hsing wine. There are long menus of Chinese roast specialties, abalone and air-dried seafood, alongside countless non-fishy options like braised pork trotter, beef spare ribs in red wine, barbecue char siew, salt and pepper quail and much more. If you’re looking for unforgettable Chinese food in Melbourne’s outer east, do not look past Overseas Seafood Restaurant.
they provide a complimentary soup before the entree which is most welcomed. The home made bean curd was delicious so was the peking pork. However service was still slow despite not many patrons for the evening.
Good food, inexpensive bill, nice environment, and courteous services and waitering! A must to have , Peking Duck meal, - wraps made from their own restaurant!-delicious!
there used to be a complimentary soup before the entree but there is none this time. the Tong por meat was below expectation as it was not marinated long enough.
Overseas Seafood Restaurant in Forest Hill is a glorious destination for anyone around Melbourne who finds themselves craving traditional Chinese food on the reg... It’s clear that a lot of care and attention has gone into Overseas Seafood Restaurant’s extensive menu, which spans over 32 pages of brilliant Chinese appetizers, mains and dessert. There’s so much food on offer that there’s sure to be something to tickle your fancy at this Springvale Road spot! With dim sum, delicious deep fried entrees, coconut king prawns, and Chinese lamb brisket on offer the hard part, really, will be deciding what to order!
If you’re planning an evening out with a group of friends or family, you should most definitely book ahead in order to reserve their three course duck banquet, which is very reasonably priced at $58.80 for up to four people. Alternatively, pre-order their steam boat option and cook the food together at your table in bowls of steaming broth accompanied by fresh meat, fish, vegetables or sea food. What a lovely, sociable way to eat out in Melbourne’s Forest Hill area... Quickly, book your table at Overseas Seafood Restaurant today!