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Lord Cardigan

59 Cardigan Place, Melbourne, Victoria 3206, Australia (Albert Park)
0396455305
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Ranked #660 of 4,030 Restaurants in Melbourne
Price range: $23 - $93
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Albert Park
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Albert Park
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I do not know why there were only three other tables occupied for Sunday lunch at this very good small and friendly restaurant.

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We went for a family occasion chosen from the reputation and the fact my husband dined there a couple of times previously However our family experience did not live up to the expectation and was a great disappointment Our entrees were very good all round but there was a considerable wait. Our mains followed after an unacceptable longer wait Two... More

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Warragul, Victoria
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78 reviews 78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Ventured to the Lord Cardigan recently and was ecstatic with the dinning experience with friends. The food was of the highest quality from the house baked break to the St Helen's oysters and the to die for duck and vegetable pie . It was fresh, tasty and wonderfully presented. The wine list was spot on we tried a Margaret River... More

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MELBOURNE
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

What a great afternoon for lunch, the food was great it tasted as it looked yummy. There was a good selection and variety. We never have dessert, but OMG how delicious. What a great place to enjoy a great Sunday lunch relaxing. It is great to have good staff who want to help and always smiling.The Sunday roast was a... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The waitresses were very friendly and seemed to genuinely enjoy being there; rare for any restaurant! The food was perhaps a limited selection but interesting. The hickory smoked duck was a particular standout, as was the pannacotta for afters. I'm unsure why Lord Cardigan isn't higher up in the TripAdvisor rankings, but it sure should be. Highly recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

We had our 2 year anniversary here and the owner/waitress/hostess treated us like royalty! She suggested things to try and was spot on. We enjoyed French champagne, oysters, truffles and soufflé, just to name a few. It was a memorable night.

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Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

I live in Albert Park & always seem to be reviewing places far from home. Well this is my local favorite. It is always good when the owners are present. Dominic is front of house while he husband John heads the kitchen team. Nothing is too much trouble if you are interested in good wines. Once Dominic knows what you... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We got taken to Lord Cardigan by a couple of friends last weekend and what a pleasant discovery it was. A real restaurant, which is a change from all the gastropubs which have taken over Melbourne over the past few years. All the food was excellent, so was the wine and the staff were attentive and very friendly. I noticed... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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220 reviews 220 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

We dined mid-week so the joint was not packed out so it was hard to explain why the courses took so long to arrive - is there only one person in the kitchen? Apart from a very bland tterrine (entre) which was accompanied by particularly full taste pate (but what a combination?) the mains were quite satisfaying. We had the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We were staying in the Albert Park area of Melbourne and wanted to try out a good local restaurant. I used Trip Advisor to select Lord Cardigan and reserved a table for 8pm on a Friday night. We arrived on time and were shown to our table and as I looked around I noticed that not a single table in... More

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