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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, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 33
    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
Never disappointed

We visited the restaurant on a few occasions in different times - never disappointed. Lunch, dinner, or just a drink always great! Excellent food, very good service, very friendly and knowledgeable staff makes your time there pleasant and enjoyable! You get personal attention and good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
Lina G
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Melbourne, Australia
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

We visited the restaurant on a few occasions in different times - never disappointed. Lunch, dinner, or just a drink always great! Excellent food, very good service, very friendly and knowledgeable staff makes your time there pleasant and enjoyable! You get personal attention and good reccomendations regarding food and wine. Chicken liver pate, Moroccan meatballs, Jamaican chicken highly recommend. Desserts... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is still by far my favourite place to go for Spanish tapas. The menu changes regularly with interesting items, using local and seasonal produce. Every time I am here, I always order the Turkish bread with hummus dip (they put special spices to make it taste so nice), the patatas bravas and the grilled mushrooms with goat cheese. Portion... More 

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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
Senior Contributor
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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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 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
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Contributor
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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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 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?