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16 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
(03) 9525 5847
Today
7:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Quick and tasty

Interesting tapas style food, friendly and courteous service, delivered quickly, good value. Enjoyed sitting outside in the warm evening. Would Recommend and gladly return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
antlaw
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Morpeth, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Morpeth, Australia
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Interesting tapas style food, friendly and courteous service, delivered quickly, good value. Enjoyed sitting outside in the warm evening. Would Recommend and gladly return.

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Went here with 2 friends and had a few of there dishes. Anti pasto platter was amazing. I had the bug tails which were also excellent. I very much enjoyed there Austrian wine. Had to wait for the bill though.

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Creswick, Australia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Had the opportunity to call in for lunch today. They do a tapas style and we had pork sliders, beetroot salad, grilled mushrooms, mussels and whitebait. All were delicious and the atmosphere laid back. Highly recommend.

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Went for Sunday brunch. It took 45 minutes for coffees to come out an hour for meals (eggs & toast). Tasty food, disappointing service.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We came here for some drinks and dinner on a Friday night. Food was delicious and we liked how it came out after we'd eaten each plate rather then all at once. Would def go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I am from Brisbane so it was nice to see the laid back European atmosphere which Brisbane tries so poorly to imitate. Patrons casually sipping coffee with their dogs by their side. We had some share plates (which were delicious), some drinks and coffee. Our waiter recommended local wines and was very attentive without being intrusive. Coffee was excellent.

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
375 helpful votes 375 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A staple on Fitzroy St for almost a decade I recall Pelican opening with much fanfare due to the connection with Melbourne Cafe Kingpin, Con Christopoulos (Degraves, Syracuse, European, Supper Club, Journal). Pelican was possibly the greatest leap away from Con's usual formula of intimate spaces, eclectic fit outs and menus that reinvented the venue from morning to brunch to... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

On a recent visit to Melbourne, my youngest daughter and I met up with a long-time friend at the Pelican in St Kilda. We sat inside waiting for our friend and we were immediately attended by a friendly waiter who provided us with menus and drinks and then left us alone to contemplate the menu and await the arrival of... More 

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new zealand
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Enjoyed our breakfast here, coffee was the best we'd experienced yet in Melbourne. Wonderfully efficient waitress who was attentive and interested in our feedback regarding the food. I had a pulled chicken with cracker dish and my companion had a very good bircher.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

No porridge, no eggs benedict, lots of 'bird seed'. Great coffee, great service. Lovely atmosphere. Dog friendly

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: (03) 9525 5847

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 18
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday
7:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
7:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
7:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:30 am - 1:00 am

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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?