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Lord Cardigan

#397 of 3,150 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Albert Park
Australian
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59 Cardigan Place, Melbourne, Victoria 3206, Australia
+61 3 9645 5305
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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was my second time, and it was my wife's birthday treat (her third visit), and we had the most remarkable meal. The staff were brilliant - they knew it was a birthday dinner, and we are given an appetiser (salmon in a light crust) - sensational - it really set the tone. Our entree's were generous and delicious (I... More 

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Thank Lorikeet57
Chrissy S, Guest Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this review

Dear Lorikeet57, First and foremost a happy belated birthday to you. It sounds like your wife is a woman of impeccable taste bringing you here to dine with us. We're pleased to hear that you had a lovely evening and experience. I'll be certain to pass on your comments and compliments onto John and the team here. I'm certain there... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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118 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We went here for a Sunday roast, this place is located across the road from the Albert park primary school. We ordered the roast beef and chicken, both were very tasty and the service was fantastic. The restaurant has great decor and i would say it's a small to medium size restaurant. Overall a great place and food and we'll... More 

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1 Thank Justin R
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this review

Dear Justin R, Thanks for taking the time to provide us and others with a review of your visit. We're pleased to hear that you visited and enjoyed your experience. I'll be sure to pass your compliments onto our staff and chef. Thanks for the recommendation and we hope definitely to see you again soon. Thanks for visiting Chrissy S... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I must be unlucky when it comes to my turn!! This restaurant has great reviews and my parents have been here a couple of times but....average food for us on this day. Im sorry but jeeezzzz.. 50 minutes for the main to arrive!!!! and the restaurant wasnt full. I had seafood chowder bland bland bland. Had a taste of my... More 

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Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this review

Dear Slop17, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit. It's unfortunate to hear that you didn't have an enjoyable experience here at Lord Cardigan. The items mentioned haven't been available on our menu for sometime, so we're uncertain as to when you dined with us. As every restaurant, we're always open to feedback... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant for a Sunday roast lunch on a cold spring day in Melbourne finished with The Best espresso martini

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us and others with a review of your visit. We're pleased to hear that you had a great visit and enjoyed our Sunday lunch. We're also a big fan of the Espresso Martini's so glad you liked them. Thanks for your recommendation, and we hope we'll see you again soon at The... More 

Melbourne,Australia
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Stylish but cosy restaurant where the service is always good with changing seasonal menu. Looking very smart after recent new decor, although has always looked good. Nice to go with friends if wanting a catch up as its not noisy, as are some places, or if just wanting an intimate dinner for two. On our recent visit three of us... More 

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Thank joanrog
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this review

Hi joanrog, Thanks for your kind words and feedback. We love our locals and appreciate your support and for saying how much you enjoy our food, friendly staff and also our renovations. We're thrilled to hear you visit was enjoyable and we really hope we'll be seeing more of you, as we've lots of great events and seasonal specialties in... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Always love eating here be it with my wife or a work dinner. As the restaurant is small the service is great. The food menu changes with the seasons so every time you come here it's always a new experience eating great food.

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Thank Australiandan
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this review

Hi Australiandan, Thank you for taking the time to provide us and others with a review of your visit. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed our restaurant, and thank you for your support and business. We hope we'll see you again soon, and if you enjoy the changing seasonal produce, we have degustations once monthly which really showcase the seasonal... More 

Werribee, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Delicious slow cooked lamb shoulder with couscous. Delighted the menu discription actually matched the meal. Staff friendly and efficient.

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Thank Dangerfield G
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this review

Hi Dangerfield G, Thanks for taking the time to provide us and others with a review of your recent visit to Lord Caridgan. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed the meal and that it was as you expected. I'll be certain to pass your feedback and compliments onto all of our team here. We hope we'll see you again... More 

Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

This is a quiet cafe which serves lovely breakfasts using really fresh ingredients. We had the twice cooked cheese souffle, eggs and the Danish omelette. Everything was beautifully presented and tasted delicious. The coffee was also great.

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Thank jenellehori
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this review

Hi jenellehori, Thank you for visiting us for Breakfast. We're pleased to hear that you had a lovely time and experience and the items you ordered are certainly popular and favourites with our customers (and staff). We're pleased you enjoyed everything and I'll be certain to pass your feedback and comments onto our Chef. Coffee is in fact the most... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Intimate beautiful, plush elegant decor and stunning food. The small tastes were a great way for the indecisive as you can have a bite of them all. The King fish ceviche with gespacio ice cream was amazing and how could you go wrong with a prosciutto wrapped scallops! The daily fish special had Clever deep flavours, whilst my husband barely... More 

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Thank jj92016
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this review

Hi jj92016, Thank you for taking the time to provide us and others with a review of your experience with us at Lord Cardigan. We're pleased to hear that both you and your husband had an enjoyable time and loved our menu. There's something to be said when a hubby is lost for words and quietens during a meal haha.... More 

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50 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

The first time we dinned here we were delighted. Sadly our second time was a let down. My pork belly entree was great and we both decided to have the Swordfish special for a main. Both dishes were served cold, they were apologetic and brought out two new Swordfish dishes only to discover, they were served cold as well. On... More 

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Thank iGuySimpson
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at Lord Cardigan, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and for taking the time to provide us and others about your experience and review at Lord Cardigan. It's unfortunate to read that the experience you had dining with us, was not the one we pride ourselves on here at the restaurant. We do recall you visiting and dining with us, and were quite thrilled to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$93
Cuisine
Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Cardigan Place, Melbourne, Victoria 3206, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Albert Park
  • Neighbourhood: Albert Park
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9645 5305

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