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Cicciolina

#119 of 3,331 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
St. Kilda
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130 Acland St, Melbourne, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9525 3333
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12:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Cicciolina has been around for ages. It serves fine dining with prices to match. Good place to catch up with fiends or take mum for lunch

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Thank Ms B
Melbourne, Australia
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310 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch at Cicciolina and it lived up to expectations. We had hapuka cooked with mussels and couscous. It was delicious. My husband had venison which was very tender.

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Thank Linda S
Melbourne, Australia
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108 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and location. If you feel like a more relaxed setting, go to the back bar of the restaurant. Worth a visit.

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Thank DijanaD
Melbourne
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100 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here on New Year's Eve as a group of eight. The meal was very good with two choices for each course, and a glass of quality sparkling per person. Really enjoyed my meal. Service very friendly and attentive. Recommended.

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Thank riverMelbourne
Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Its been a few years since ive had the pleasure of dining in one of my top 5 restaurants in Melbourne, and may i say, how pleasant it was to not be let down by this fine establishment. As i live interstate and was catching up with old and dear friends who reside in St Kilda, Cicciolinas was a perfect... More 

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Thank FionaMahl
Sydney, Australia
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172 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Very good food. Classic Italian. Great atmosphere. New boss of F1 at next table. Great service. Everything just works. Highly recommended. Definitely going back.

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Thank Cymbid64
Brisbane, Australia
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a late lunch at Cicciolina this week while staying in Melbourne at St Kilda on business. I adore Italian food, and most Italian Restaurants offer hearty soul food, but fall short of truly offering palate inspiring cuisine. Not so with Cicciolina. The exquisite nature of the food bdcsme clear when our starters arrived, a Crab... More 

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Thank Ura P A
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We dropped in for supper and chose risotto and rack of lamb. Both dishes were superb, great ingredients and very well cooked and served. Wine list was interesting and extensive - we chose an unusual Italian wine that was excellent Staff very attentive and welcoming. We will be returning to Cicciolina's.

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Thank Mary B
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

A great little find in Kilda, we had vongole and a starter of a crab Soufflé , both excellent. A nice wine list too. Friendly helpful staff rounded off a great afternoon.

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Thank Stevenpollock2000
Galway, Ireland
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Food and service here a top class. The food is so flavoursome and rich. Go hungry as the portions are huge. The anti- pasta was an array of small delicious mouthfuls. I have the special gnocchi with John Dory and soft shel crap and my partner had the steak! Can't forget the amazing spiced cauliflower with pomegranate and nuts -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Acland St, Melbourne, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > St. Kilda
  • Neighbourhood: St. Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9525 3333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in St. Kilda

Neighbourhood Profile
St. Kilda
St. Kilda is an iconic beachside suburb and one of the most culturally and economically diverse of Melbourne’s neighbourhoods. It is a traditional haven for musicians, artists and writers, drawn to the European ambience and fresh ocean breezes. At night, it can have an edgier side, but by day, it features a relaxed vibe – the market stalls, boutiques and outdoor bars display St. Kilda’s easygoing attitude. Ocean winds blow from Port Phillip Bay and waves lap onto its long and mostly deserted beaches. Rides whir at the world’s oldest operational Luna Park. On a lazy weekend morning, bikers cruise along Acland Street, showing off their motorcycles. But the late morning crowds are too busy at brunch to notice. St. Kilda is a perfect place to relax after a night out with friends.
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