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Diesel Bar and Eatery

#2,309 of 4,089 Restaurants in Melbourne
$$ - $$$Asian, Turkish,
202 Lt Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 8078
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  • Very good28%
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  • Terrible28%
9 Aug 2018
“Scouting for function venue 60pax”
31 Dec 2017
“Excellent service”
Closed today
Asian, Turkish, Australian
$$ - $$$
202 Lt Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

What a first experience I had, walk in hostess at door tells me all beers on tap at happy hour $6.50 I get a Hoegaarden then second beer guy goes to charge me $7:50 tells me only Carlton $6:50. Showed him charge for last beer...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CyberGuru
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place by chance with my partner for lunch on new years day. Overwhelmed by the very friendly and attentive service. Great food and great staff. Great value for money with generous sized servings. We even got a tour of the place complete...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank jason m
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Cancelled our Christmas meal 6 days before Christmas leaving us with no where to go for Christmas lunch. Then I asked them for something complimentary to make up for it and they offered 1 round of drinks. I then said 1 round of drinks is...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank DaniellePx
Reviewed December 25, 2017

Vibe: Very Instagrammable décor. Felt great being there. Food: Not the strong point of the evening but because everything else was good we were still happy. Calamari ($14) were nicely cooked, fried cauliflower ($6) were a bit spongy but great taste. The beef burger with...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank TRexTheCat
Reviewed December 13, 2017

Bright bar with funky lighting and exposed brickwork. Super friendly staff along with cool background tunes makes it a pleasant vibe. Plenty of drink choice and a nice menu of imaginative tasters and samplers to share if you a peckish. Thanks for the vote if...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

Well what a great little bar or so I thought, it’s far more than that. I was out for a wonder round the shops and market with my wife and step daughter. I’d had my fill so decided to go get some cash a drink...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank andreasteve16
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Walked in late on a Saturday afternoon after attending a doco feature at state library on frank ghery. Fit out cool fabulous lighting and stunning solid timber tables. Unisex bathrooms a must see very chic. Food was tasty and generous serve for starters vibe was...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank mary g
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Asian, Turkish, Australian
Brunch, After-hours, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations
Open Hours
12:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 Lt Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 8078
  • E-mail
Welcome to Diesel Bar, the energy that’s responsible for the light peering through the rustic cracks of the heritage 1920’s building. It has been whispered that this landmark was once surrounded by brothels and opium dens. In the seedy days of Little Lonsdale Street, dark and forbidden, building no.202 looked quite the same. By law the face of this historical element is not allowed to be altered. Nowadays no.202 hosts a classier crowd which enters through the maintaining face of debauchery. Step through the 1920’s and into Diesel Bar, where the insides have evolved dramatically bringing you the moodiest, contemporary bar in the CBD. Melbourne is forever on the go and that’s how the menu has been inspired, from a share plate to something a little more if you need it, we are more an eatery, bar then restaurant a place to meet, instead of a place to wait.
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