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Lord Cardigan

59 Cardigan Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3206, Australia
+61 3 9645 5305
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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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 via mobile

This little out of the way resturant in Albert Park offers the most mouth watering offerings. The idea of little tasters for starters is a great way to try several differant choices. The only problem is choosing what to have. The mains & the sides...More

Thank Robyn M
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Robyn, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here with us. We're glad to hear that the starters were a great introduction to our menu, and as you mentioned they do enable you to sample...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been to Lord Cardigan many times and it never disappoints. Intimate in scale. Personal in service. Dominique is a discerning guide to food and wine choices. Menu always interesting. Somehow, every dish seems just right. Almost too good to tell everyone about!More

Thank MelbourneRab
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words, feedback, review and recommendation. We're pleased to hear that you're a return diner and that you're a fan of Lord Cardigan. We agree that Dominique is a gem and a very passionate and knowledgeable foodie. We'll be sure to...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Incredibly slow and poor service. We ordered a coffee, a tea and an orange juice to start with. We had to ask 2 times for our tea and coffee which finally arrived 35 minutes later. We had to ask 4 times for the orange juice...More

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended wonderful for dinner run by the glorious and ever energetic Dominique In addition to St Pat’s Day dinner we had two spot-on Irish Coffees made with love. It’s always a joy to come hereMore

Thank C M
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi C M, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your experience here at Lord Cardigan. We're pleased to hear you enjoy dining with us, and you were impressed by the St Pat's Day dinner and our wonderful Dominique. We're...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We went there for a family dinner and we weren't disappointed. Excellent service. The staff were very friendly and professional. The food was amazing. I had the crab tortellini for entree which was beautiful and the pork for main which was very tasty and tender....More

Thank Jayne F
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hi Jayne F, 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 you were impressed by our friendly and professional staff. We're glad the tortellini and...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018

We were quickly made welcome and shown to a table. Both food and drink menus were brought quickly. Advice on appropriate wine to accompany the food choices was readily forthcoming. The menu comprised tapas style small, or share, plates at reasonable prices to start, or...More

Thank John M
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Dear John M, 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 our staff and team took exceptional care of you, and that there were a range of items...More

Reviewed 18 July 2018

We visited on a cold and wintry night with another couple. The ambiance and service was impeccable. My three-part entree of scallops, prawns and pate was superb. Others had the cream of chestnut soup, which they loved. The mains were equally impressive and mine, the...More

Thank Robyn H
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Hi Robyn H, 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 9 July 2018 via mobile

Had a leisurely Sunday lunch here with old friends. The restaurant whilst small has a bright pleasant ambience. There is a good range of tasting “tapas”. Had the charcuterie platter, mushroom risotto and chestnut soup with truffle oil which was good. Unfortunately, there was a...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

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 MikeH402
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

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

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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

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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
USD 23 - USD 93
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
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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