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La Luna Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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320 Rathdowne St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3054, Australia
(03) 9349 4888
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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new zealand
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had starter, main course and desert. Good selection of tasty options and we were happy with all our courses with the exception of deserts - the creme brulee which was very cold and frankly boring, no thought had been put into the presentation or addition of flavours e.g. some fruit on the plate. Compared to the flavour profile of... More 

Thank tinggg
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited La Luna for the 2nd time in 6 mths, we loved it the first time, and wasn't disappointed this time either. What can I say - amazing food, can not fault it, good size meals too. Staff friendly and helpful, it's not cheap but when you get great food, drink, who cares. Looking forward to visiting the sister... More 

Thank Jo M
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner on a Sunday night, booked a few weeks in advance. Small restaurant, so not noisy, staff were so attentive & helpful & accommodating. I asked for my filet mignon with no bacon as I just wanted the smaller sized steak. They did it no problems at all. Food came out so quickly & altogether (group of 5). The... More 

Thank Nerissa E
Munich, Germany
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Kyneton, Victoria, at a restaurant, Source Dining, talking to Kim, waitress who told us about this restaurant on questioning about a quality restaurant in Lygon Street.She mentioned La Luna Bistro. So Bob did the reservation on line, with confirmation immediately. This was a good chance, as we were told it was a good restaurant requiring booking ahead.... More 

Thank Alexander L
Berwick Victoria, Australia
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85 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the ambience is lively, the staff excellent and the entree's superb especially the house smallgoods tasting platter but the main courses we have were below expectation ! nothing to get excited about adrian's "famous tiramisu was quite dry and bland , but the vanilla bean creme brulee' was one of the best ever ! will go again to see if... More 

Thank Andrew M
Taipei, Taiwan
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Great garlic shrimp and aged steak. Friendly service you will feel. Dry aged 60 days steak flavor is great and juicy. You must come. It's around a quiet community and easy to find a parking place at night. Also great of its side dishes. Good choice if you need a restaurant to share with your friends or family. I may... More 

Thank EricHu1979
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended by a friend who knows I love meat, after trying it I went back the following week again. Really good quality cuts which seemed to melt in my mouth. Also really enjoyed the sides there designed to be share sides which makes it a little more fun. The menu also changes slightly every week keeping it... More 

Thank Hassan A
Porto Alegre
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80 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

I am Brazilian and travel to Argentina and Uruguai so I thought I had eaten the best beef in the world. Well not quite. This trip to Australia revealed beef can be divine - at la luna bistro. They also have a prawns starter the is amazing and a great desert sampler. Fantastic

Thank cbonorino
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We arrived with 4 bottles of wine that were all treated with the respect they deserved. Decanted and aired before being served. This is an awesome thing to be able to do in such a lovely venue. The food was excellent. I highly recommend the prawn starter. Prawns, butter and bread, what more could you ask for?! Actually we shared... More 

Thank MrsGeorgeClooney1
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Our little one decided he wanted a sleep over elsewhere so at short notice we gave La Luna a call and booked a table. After seeing Adrian Richardson here there and everywhere on TV we had been waiting a while to get to La Luna and we weren't disappointed. We had the tasting plate with matching wines and thoroughly enjoyed... More 

Thank Stuart T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Australian, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 Rathdowne St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3054, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: (03) 9349 4888

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