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Lord Cardigan

59 Cardigan Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3206, Australia
+61 3 9645 5305
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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59 Cardigan Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3206, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard great things about this local restaurant for many years and finally went there for my partners birthday. It's a welcoming venue - nice decor and exceptionally friendly and helpful staff. It was also well attended so we looked forward to an enjoyable...More

Thank Mike H
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Mike Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here with us at Lord Cardigan. From all of us, a very happy birthday to your partner, and thank you for electing to celebrate with us. I...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

A true urban gem, Lord Cardigan never disappoints for a satisfying dining experience. A welcoming and elegant environment is complemented by excellent meals, knowledgeable wait staff, small but well curated wine list and a comforting, hospitable ambience.More

Thank Donna W
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Hi Donna W, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your experience here at Lord Cardigan. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed dining with us, and that there are a number of elements and items on the menu you enjoy....More

Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Found Lord Cardigan online. Had no expectations. Tell you what: if you look for a restaurant in a quiet place, that has great service, great food and wooonderful desserts, then that’s the place. Looking in hindsight I wish I could reevaluate my other reviews having...More

Thank Ederdtp
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Hi Ederdtp, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here at Lord Cardigan. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed dining with us, and that you discovered us online. I'm pleased to hear that you had...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018

Lovely little restaurant ,easy to miss, if you don't know the address.Beautiful room,the ambiance of the place also complemented by dimmed lights ,creating an atmosphere of ease,special mood & indulgence! You are not going to be disappointed: the flavors are stunning fusion of modern Australian...More

Thank Nira E
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hi Nira, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a beautiful and in depth review of your visit here at Lord Cardigan. We're pleased to hear that you had a lovely visit and time and that our staff and team took exceptional care...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a family Christmas celebration at the Lord Cardigan and can’t speak highly enough. They handled our large group with professionalism yet made us feel like family. The food was delicious and the desserts were to die for. The full bar more than satisfied...More

Thank Headsterb
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Hi Headsterb, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and we're pleased that you entrusted us to your Christmas Day celebrations. We're pleased to hear that you had a lovely day with us, and I'll be sure to...More

Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

A great smaller restaurant with personal service. The menu is well balanced and seasonal. The flavours are fantastic. The starter plates are a specialty and helps with the challenge of choosing from the very inviting menu.More

Thank desp737
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

Hi desp737, Thanks for taking the time to provide us and others with a review of your visit here at Lord Cardigan. We're pleased to hear that our team took great care of you, and that there were a variety of dishes you enjoyed from...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The challenge of a true chef is how to infuse flavour into a small space, taking the tongue on a taste sensation; the tasters we had were as impressive as what we experienced living in Paris where they are renowned for small plates and exceptional...More

Thank Susan W
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Hi Susan W, Thanks for your kind words, review and feedback about your visit and experience here at Lord Cardigan. We're not sure we've read such a beautifully constructed review as yours, and we appreciate you sharing your experience with others. I'll be sure to...More

Reviewed 21 November 2017

This place is amazing. In a quiet suburb of Melbourne the ambience is wonderful. The menu although not huge is quite something. I would recommend the fish!! Service so good and the whole meal was wonderful. A must to visitMore

Thank Grummy
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Hi Grummy, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here at Lord Cardigan. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining and that there were some stand out dishes and items you enjoyed here with us....More

Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Our first visit after recommendation from family in Melbourne. The service was friendly and efficient. My wife and really enjoyed the tasting plate entree and the main course special of snapper was superb. Will definitely go back next time we are in Melbourne.More

Thank Ian I
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Hi Ian I, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here at Lord Cardigan. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining and that you visited us while in Melbourne. I'll be sure to pass on...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017

This was my first visit and I plan to be back lots more! The restaurant has a lovely ambience and it's a wonderful place to sit and have a great conversation as it's not peaceful and friendly. The service is really top notch and the...More

Thank Tania d
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Hi Tania, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here at Lord Cardigan. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining, and that there were some stand out dishes you enjoyed. I'll be sure to pass...More

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Ian W
17 February 2017|
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Response from Chrissy S | Property representative |
The restaurant is fully licensed with a great wine selection
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$93
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Cardigan Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3206, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Albert Park
  • Neighbourhood: Albert Park
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9645 5305
  • E-mail
Description
Established in 2007, Lord Cardigan Restaurant is the brainchild of husband and wife team, John Singer and Dominique Bolger. Lord Cardigan’s conception was an obvious choice for the couple, John’s passion and commitment to creating thoughtful and beautifully presented dishes, using only the freshest ingredients of the season, combined with Dominique’s warmth and affable style front-of house, creates a mood of quiet indulgence. We look forward to sharing the Lord Cardigan experience with you.
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