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Il Duca

132 Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
+61 3 9417 4243
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (16 reviews)
“pork ribeye” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
132 Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at the Pullman Hotel in Melbourne and walked by this lovely small restaurant. I ordered the Risotto and a beer. Best Risotto I've ever had!! The owner was extremely personable and even sat down to chat for awhile. Would definitely recommend!

Thank baileycalifornia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick service with a good house wine & delicious meal, 1 of 6 choices. Great atmosphere & service. $25 each is good value.

Thank tigermansteve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was recommended this Italian , family run restaurant by business associates, who are regular customers . The food is authentic Italian and made with love like the Italians do so well. I happen to be there on one of their special nights that they...More

Thank loisstanford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this quaint little place after recommendation from the reception at the Pullman. It was so good my associate and I have visited it 3 nights out of four. Food is simple, refined, understated, the team working their are relaxed and attentive. Judging by the...More

Thank Lou M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Il Duca is conveniently located to key Melbourne sporting venues and is absolutely delightful. Our meals were beautiful and the service was magnificent - attentive but understated. The entrees were lovely, the steak was "to kill for" and cooked to perfection and the lamb was...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I ate here twice recently. On the second occasion I pre-ordered their fabulous chicken livers, what a joy. Food here is always pretty good, service is friendly and located on the city edge it is perfect for a lunchtime business escape

Thank John P
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Nice dinner here recently - the highlight was the pizza - and the tasting starter was also decent. Would come here again.

Thank LassiComeHome
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Really nice mix of pastas. Feels very traditional Italian. Wine list is also good. Not a cheap dinner, but then the quality deserves 'solid' pricing. Would definitely go back (think that was my second visit)

Thank Geoff D
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Nice restaurant, smallish menu but the selection is good. Service is good and the food is well presented and tasted good. Drinks selection was also good and the prices were reasonable.

Thank A3853GSfrederickg
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Enjoyed a delicious lasagne with a glass of tempranillo wine. Tasted like home cooking. Friendly service. Reasonably priced. Convenient for where we are staying at the Pullman on the Park. Only flew in from the UK that morning so didn't feel up to going into...More

Thank IslandMichele007
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Questions & Answers
Peter M
16 May 2017|
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Response from Dave B | Property representative |
Hi Peter Yes we will be opening for Christmas Lunch this year. Please call the restaurant on 9417 4243 for more details and to make a booking Regards, David Business Partner
Peter M
30 June 2015|
Response from Dave B | Property representative |
Hi Peter Yes we allow BYO wine Monday to Saturday evenings. Corkage charge is $10 per bottle. Regards David Business partner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 31
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9417 4243
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Family owned and run providing fine dining Italian cuisine, casual lunches, coffee, take away and private functions
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