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#105 of 3,039 Restaurants in Melbourne
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130 Acland St, Melbourne, Victoria 3182, Australia
(03) 9525 3333
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Melbourne, Australia
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208 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were walking past before a theatre show and thank goodness we decided on this option because the food, service, atmosphere and experience were first class. We decide to have main and dessert and both were delicious. I had the cheek and it just melted in your mouth combined with a freshly made chocolate pudding mouth watering. The menu itself... More 

Thank Mork001
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The mysterious appeal from Acland Street is the magnet and once seated inside you become absorbed in the theatre of this iconic St Kilda eatery with a reputation for attracting celebrities both local and international. But once hunkered down on the banquet your eye is drawn to the artwork on the walls, nudes mostly by local artists. Then the service... More 

Thank alfie1233
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this is the best 'go to' restaurant in the area. the food never fails to impress. the staff are always fun and courteous. and you cant reserve a table - so you're 'forced' to have a drink in the bar beforehand.

Thank Gregory C
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Duck Pie which was to die for. High quality ingredients and impeccable presentation! Great atmosphere, busy and good vibe. Will definitely be back, one of the best places I have eaten in Melbourne.

Thank allornothing000
Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for a late (birthday) lunch on a Friday afternoon and the place was busy already but cosy and friendly. The food was outstanding - the duck pie from the special menu was really something and the veal was delicious. I have to mention the service, after a few hours here we felt we were part of the... More 

Thank SimmoSquared
Valentine, Australia
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a client to this restaurant as we couldn't get into another one he likes. WOW, the food was awesome and the waitress staff very friendly and had loads of personality. The barman was well trained on wine and suggested a very good wine based on me verbally explaining what I normally enjoy. Make sure you try the Blue... More 

Thank Grades69
Melbourne, Australia
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place has been in St Kilda for many years and has a very good reputation and is often very busy at night.I like the seafood marinara which is fresh and quality. Its also good for a quiet romantic drink in the back bar up the side lane.

Thank rvator
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place along with it's sister restaurant Ilona Staller are the best restaurants outside of the city. I LOVE the feel of this place including the back bar. The food is amazing (I've had everything) but my favorite is the tuna carpaccio. They never try and rush you out even though they are always busy. It's a locals place and... More 

Thank sam A
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Visited last night to celbrate a birthday with a small group of nine and we were given the private back room. Lovely setting and the $60 share plate menu was delightful. Terrific variety and plenty to go around.

Thank Ian W
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

I don't know Acland Street well but I suspect that this is one of the few Italian restaurants. This can mean either poorish quality or pretty good. Fortunately Cicciolinas is the latter. Good selection of Primo and Secondo dishes, experienced staff and a reasonable wine selection. Most of all it's just a good place to enjoy a meal

Thank GJ312

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Acland St, Melbourne, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: (03) 9525 3333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?