Sorry we will be closed from Thursday 9th July 2020 until further notice due to the state government lockdown. We are thinking of opening one day a week during the 6 week lock down. Apologies to everyone missing our noodles.

Stay safe everyone.

Kind regards,

Kevin and DD

Just listed on The Age's GoodFood Top 20 Cheap Eats Melbourne 2018!! The team and I are in awe that we have been listed again after TimeOut Melbourne and SBS FOOD.


a month ago
So delicious! Got the original noodles vegetarian and with the less spice option - absolutely delicious with a good amount of heat. The broth was so flavorful and the noodles cooked to perfection. Will be back :}
- Sheryl H
2 years ago
Saw this in the good foods top 20 cheap eats so decided to give it a go. Delicious beef noodle soup. I had the signature beef noodle soup with regular amount of spice. It was the perfect level for me, hot but not blow your head off hot. Broth was great, and the beef was so tender you could break it apart with your chopsticks. Absolutely loved it.
- Peter K
a month ago
Best noodles in Melbourne and the nicest owner who always remembers my order no matter how long between visits! I love love love this place!
- Gabrielle C

"Best noodles in Melbourne"

Enter Hi Chong Qing (pronounced "Ch-ong Ch-ing") and discover another taste of China that you have never experienced before. South of Sichuan, ChongQing is a major city in southwest China. It is one of four federally-administered cities (the other three being Beijing, Shanghai and Tianjin). Across China, ChongQing's cuisine is synonymous for noodles & hotpot.

The journey of HiCQ started in December 2016, when Kevin resigned from his corporate career and went to ChongQing to learn from a noodle master with the hopes of sharing his delicious Chinese style soup noodles. With that in mind, HiCQ finally opened it's door in November 2017 at RMIT. HiCQ not only serves as a tribute to ChongQing but also to the noodle master that was willing to entrust his carefully crafted recipes and knowledge. The noodle dishes provided here have been perfected over 26 years, delivering as one RMIT staff mentioned the "best noodles I have ever eaten”. This has been further validated by TimeOut Melbourne when they mystery shopped us in March 2018 saying "Are these the best noodles in Melbourne? Right now, they’re the only noodles we want to eat."

It is our pleasure and philosophy at HiCQ to provide a delicious and humble bowl of noodles. We hope we can delight you just like our noodle master has done so for the past 26 years in Chong Qing.

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