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Lupino Bistro and Bar

41 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 0333
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
41 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Crowded, noisy, and smelling of delicious food! That is how I would describe this great restaurant located a couple of doors from the Sheraton. My wife and I did not have reservations but we were offered two seats at the bar. It was a truly...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 5 days ago

On a very hot Melbourne day, this as a business lunch to dwell on - the owner Richard was a welcoming host and our waitress cheerful and helpful. Our food was a wonderful combination - quail cooked beautifully was succulent and tasted - my colleague...More

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another weekend getaway in Melbourne and of course I am looking for some pasta for dinner. After a lot of google search and reading a couple of restaurant's reviews (because I am just that kind of person, painful as always), I picked Lupino as the...More

1  Thank LinaDewantari
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We weren't sure what we were in for. This restaurant was tucked away with no obvious signage but we were pleasantly surprised. The service was fantastic. Food and wine great. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We'll be back to try more of the dishes.

Thank velb642
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

We showed up there on the advice of our local Melburnian friend at 6pm without a reservation on a Friday night. Understandably, we couldn’t get a table, but seated at the bar height table next to the kitchen so could see everything going on: my...More

1  Thank michaelnorton
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I ate here with some work colleagues. Ambiance very good as was the service. Food was very good, portions excellent, tasty. Wines from Italy as good as always. Will be back. Very busy so advise to book.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 16 November 2017

I can't say the food was terrible, because it wasn't. In fact, the food was pretty good, especially the ricotta gnocchi. So why an average rating you ask, well, basically, aside from the gnocchi, there were no other pasta dishes with tomato sauce. For an...More

Thank Mic E
Reviewed 7 November 2017

From the homemade pasta to the salami everything we eat was fresh and homemade. We started with a octopus salad that included salami, etc. The octopus was cooked to perfection (meaning it was not rubber), this was a perfect way to start a meal. I...More

Thank Davidtravel_9
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden gem, great home made pasta but a limited range, apparently they change their menu weekly, we had a pasta and a chicken schnitzel presented very nice and fresh. Some nice wines on the list. Parking next door. Can be hard to...More

Thank Mystery Chef C
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We try and come here each time we are in Melbourne. Always busy, which can be a bit noisy but great atmosphere. Started with the beef carpaccio, melted in the mouth and some arancini. I had the veal and amaretto agnolotti, which was beyond amazing!!!...More

Thank Dinks14 B
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Adrienne M
16 August 2016|
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Response from WiseWombat-1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes Lupino does have gluten free options. It was not something we required, and the regular menu is not vast, so their may be only one or two items that would fit the bill, or that could be adapted, but staff are always... More
1 May 2016|
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Response from Darren H | Reviewed this property |
It is a licensed venue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9639 0333
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