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16 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
(03) 9525 5847
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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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  • 40
    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
Quality that lasts

Places stay in operation for years a reason - a consistently good experience on each visit encourages customers to return. That's Pelican. Welcoming hospitality, changing menu and wine list, plus good staples. The crème brulee must be the best value dessert in Melbourne. The vibe is European... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Places stay in operation for years a reason - a consistently good experience on each visit encourages customers to return. That's Pelican. Welcoming hospitality, changing menu and wine list, plus good staples. The crème brulee must be the best value dessert in Melbourne. The vibe is European bistro not high end dining: good for all ages and most pockets and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Had the best fruit toast with orange ricotta, strawberries, blueberries and apple. Absolutely delicious. Fresh apple juice and great coffee. Service with a smile, great start to the day. Well done.

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Morpeth, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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19 reviews 19 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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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
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42 restaurant reviews
380 helpful votes 380 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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14 helpful votes 14 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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?