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Taxiboat

Northcote · Asian · $$$$
Wonderful
5.5/6
27 Reviews

About Taxiboat

Proudly serving pan-Asian cuisine of a ridiculously high standard, Taxiboat is a chic spot in the heart of Northcote, one of Melbourne’s foodie hotspots. Find it on the vibrant High Street opposite the famous Art Deco cinema of Westgarth and step into a bohemian setting that radiates one thing: cool. And it’s handy, really – given Taxiboat’s mission to uphold Melbourne’s reputation as the culinary capital of Australia – that all ingredients are fresh and sourced daily to ensure those bold pan-Asian flavours are nailed every time. This is Australian cooking at its best, delivered with service that you will remember.

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Address

Taxiboat
94 High Street, Northcote
Melbourne 3070

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 5:00 pm
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
Permanently closed
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Chef's Choice

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Appetizers

Shanghai Pork Dim sim

A$9.00

Chicken wonton soup

House made chicken and vegetable dumpling with Asian greens in a freshly brewed chicken broth
A$8.00

Chef's special Mongolian lamb skewers

Served with 5 spice, salt & pepper with satay sauce
A$9.00
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Mains

Fresh Rockling with Thai sweet chilli Plum

Lightly battered rockling fish fillets tossed with sweet chilli plum sauce
A$24.80

Roast duck on Heavan

Peking roast duck stir fried with diced vegetables and hoisin, sprinkled with pine nuts
A$24.80

Monogolian beef

Rump steak slices, mushroom and spring onion in an Asian BBQ spaced, served on a bed of spinach
A$19.80
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Meat

Teriyaki Chicken

Chicken breast fillets pan fired with sweet teriyaki mini serve with Asian greens
A$19.80

Yakitori Ginger Beef

Sliced beef rump with ginger, sesame, chilli and light soy
A$19.80

Thai Green Curry

Chicken breast, grilled eggplant and mushroom with a green curry, coconut cream, basil and min
A$19.80
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Noodles

Mee Goreng

A Hawker classic. Fried egg noodle with beef strips, king prawns, tofu and greens
A$16.80

Pad Thai noodle with chicken

The famous Thai dish. Rice noodles wok-fried with chicken, garlic, chives and egg in our pad thai sauce
A$16.80

Cantonese Chow Mein

Pan-fried crispy egg noodles, cooked Cantonese style with chicken, beef and fresh seafood
A$16.80

Menu (General)

Mains - 1

Every Day - All Day
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Mains - 2

Every Day - All Day
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Appetisers

Every Day - All Day
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Noodles & Desserts

Every Day - All Day
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Banquet Menu

Every Day - All Day
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Further Information

Outside of their pan-Asian cookbook, the team at Taxiboat has one heck of a recipe to make their Melbourne restaurant a real success story. First, they carefully select a soundtrack, then they serve the freshest Australian local produce that it’s possible to find. After that, they constantly ensure the stylish dining space is kept absolutely spotless, then, lastly, there’s impeccable service that demonstrates warmth, graciousness, efficiency and knowledge. Sound too good to be true? Well, diners of Northcote, it isn’t. You can find this fantastic little eatery on High Street, and we know you’re going to love it.

Settle down in Northcote and begin your dining experience with dim sum – Taxiboat are famous for their Shanghai pork edition – or enjoy some homemade Thai fishcakes. For mains there are Asian favourites as well as refined modern takes, consider mango curry chicken with a touch of vindaloo, or lemongrass satay chicken with a light coconut milk and lime sauce. You’d be a fool to pass on Taxiboat’s yakitori ginger beef, complete with sesame and chilli, but a simple bit of fried tofu with a side of Asian greens will also hit the spot. Melbourne is not short of fantastic Asian eateries, but the pan-Asian cuisine at this Northcote nook deserves to be hunted out and savoured. Reserve a table now!

27 Taxiboat Reviews

"Excellent"6/6
Lee J.14 days ago · 1 review

Friendly service, in a lovely surrounding. Lovely range of dishes to choose from. Great for sharing. Can’t go past the rockling dishes, very fresh and tasty.

"Excellent"6/6
Stephen H.a month ago · 1 review

Great menu, food & wine list, love the ambience & friendly staff. Good value for a good night out. Parking not so easy, but who minds a little walk.

"Excellent"6/6
Pauline T.a month ago · 2 reviews

Great food and excellent service, love it . Best Thai food l've ever had! The service is really good, they bring out your food fast. Very authentic food, yummy 😋

"Excellent"6/6
Cristina U.2 months ago · 1 review

Had a wonderful night at Taxiboat, food was great, service very good and great atmosphere in the restaurant. Will definitely go back again. Very easy to book through Quandoo as well.

"Excellent"6/6
PAUL B.8 months ago · 1 review

We have been to TaxiBoat probably 6/8 times - always after going to a movie across the road at the old Westgarth Cinema. It's not just handy though, it's delicious and fairly priced. Always a good menu variety although we keep coming back for their yummy fishcakes and always have the fried rice with another main - try the rockling! Excellent wines by the glass, the staff treat us like family, the owner/chef is an absolute character - we have never walked out of there unhappy. Paul.

"Excellent"6/6
Tina D.10 months ago · 1 review

My friend and I loved Taxiboat! The staff were friendly and very helpful and also accommodated us as we only had a short time to eat before going to see a movie. The food is so fresh, delicious and tasty! We will back!

"Excellent"6/6
Andrew M.7 months ago · 1 review

Excellent meal with great service. Interesting selection of wines with a very special Spanish Aria sparkling. I would recommend Taxiboat for anyone looking for a mix of Asian Cuisine and a relaxed atmosphere.

"Excellent"6/6
Mandy S.10 months ago · 1 review

Always superb! The best food and service in Melbourne and a great menu. Taxiboat is my ultimate go to restaurant and the atmosphere is so inviting, I love it!

"Good"4/6
Craig B.9 months ago · 1 review

Food was fantastic, we had the banquet and all the dishes were very tasty. I would say some of them were a little on the small side, we had the large banquet and we could have a had a little more food. Service was extremely efficient but not very friendly, a smile goes a long way. Overall happy but could improve a couple of little things for an all round experience.

"Excellent"6/6
Mary I.10 months ago · 1 review

We absolutely love this place. Food is very nice an d full of flavour. Service is fast and very friendly. Also the ambience of the place is great, not too much noice so you can hear yourself speak when you are dining with friends.

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