Our Story


About Us

We believe that food tells a story. When we cook, it represents our culture and our influences from our surroundings, the people we meet and know. It tells the story about us.


In 2011 R.Shrestha Pty Ltd was founded. Over the past 8 years we have owned and operated multiple successful food venues, such as Thailicious, Bamboo Lounge, Banh Appetit, Ugly Duckling & The Lunch Room Cafeteria and The Lunch Room Catering.

In 2015 we started our catering and food stall operation through our existing venue Bamboo Lounge and have catered many weddings, corporate events as well as food stalls in Darwin Festival, Nepalese New Year Festival at the Waterfront and India on Mindil at Mindil Beach Markets.


In 2018 we acquired the Charles Darwin University contract to operate two outlets, which also allowed us to exponentially expand our catering capability and started ‘The Lunchroom Catering’.