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Ludlow Bar & Dining Room

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Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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6 Riverside Qy, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9699 1676
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Richmond, Virginia
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250 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch on a gorgeous Melbourne day at Ludlows. Fantastic service and the views are stunning. My lunch was the roast beef sandwich was quite tasty. Nice array of beers too!

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Thank William L
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89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on Saturday night without a booking so were pleased that they were able to accommodate us. The menu does not have a large selection but enough to appeal to most. I ordered the barramundi and was pleased to see that it had a nice crispy skin. The fish tasted very good and the fennel (cooked and uncooked) was... More 

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Thank Lydz1970
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate at Ludlow on a Monday night and got the "Steak Night" special. It wasn't special. More like a down market pub meal. Pretty average at best. Wait staff were great, drinks menu is extensive and the location on South Bank is also good.

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Thank DCCollaroy
Wollongong, Australia
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90 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked along the river and couldn't find anything I could eat (I am fussy)... Found this place and it was a little expensive..but that's what you get in town... The service was great.. I think the boy serving us was Jack..an English boy and he was very attentive without it seeming like a chore! The food was great...could have... More 

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Thank WeekendTraveller1969
Umina Beach
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Melbourne for the weekend & came down to the Ludlow bar for Saturday lunch. My husband & I shared a few small plates & I had a couple of cocktails. The staff are very friendly & will be sure to come back here again.It's a great place to relax & people watch.

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Thank suehV8855VX
LudlowBar, Manager at Ludlow Bar & Dining Room, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback @suehV8855VX Were often changing and making new exciting changes to our menus. Hope to see you next time your in Melbourne to try something new! :) Cheers More 

Gosford, Australia
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6 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Atmosphere was great. The food selection was very good. Their cocktails are fantastic and you can watch the world go by from the Balcony.

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Thank Mathew H
LudlowBar, Manager at Ludlow Bar & Dining Room, responded to this review

Hi Mathew H, Thanks so much for your feedback. Hope to see you again soon :) Cheers More 

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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Great position right on the banks of the Yarra in a sheltered position that catches any sunshine, lovely food & the $20 chefs special and glass of wine or beer is a bargain.

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Thank Rel6573
LudlowBar, Manager at Ludlow Bar & Dining Room, responded to this review

Hi Rel6573, Glad you enjoyed your time with us. Look forward to seeing you back soon!! Thanks for your feedback More 

Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Walking past, our eyes caught the Tuesday Ribs Deal for $20 including a glass of house wine. Definitely worth a visit. The ribs were tender and served with crispy onion rings. Southbank has a plethora of great restaurants catering for every need. However, sometimes you just want to enjoy a meal that doesn't cost a small fortune. Service was prompt... More 

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Thank melbf00die
LudlowBar, Manager at Ludlow Bar & Dining Room, responded to this review

LudlowBar, Manager at Ludlow Bar & Dining Room, responded to this review Hi the @melbf00die So glad to hear you stumbled across us. Thank you for the great feedback, i will be sure to pass it on to the kitchen. hope you return to try out some of our other quality deals! Thanks again, Management More 

Whistler, Canada
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263 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Meet a friend for drinks at Ludlows. Nice little spot. Service was a tad slow but they had a good casual wine selection and the views and people watching were great. Easy to get to if you're in downtown Melbourne.

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Thank Joel C
LudlowBar, Manager at Ludlow Bar & Dining Room, responded to this review

Hi Joel, Your feedback is appreciated, we are always looking for ways to improve. Thank you! Look forward to you returning soon. More 

T assie
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Had a great meal with family at the Ludlow. Food was outstanding, as was the service. Thanks Matthias. Exceptional service.

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Thank DamoTassie
LudlowBar, Manager at Ludlow Bar & Dining Room, responded to this review

LudlowBar, Manager at Ludlow Bar & Dining Room, responded to this review Hi @DamoTassie Thanks alot for your feedback, and ill be sure to pass it on to Mathais! Hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Management More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Riverside Qy, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9699 1676

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