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“Incredible service and great food”
Review of Pelican

Pelican
Ranked #71 of 297 Restaurants in St Kilda
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $18
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

My friend and I were visiting Melbourne and caught up with a couple of friends at this restaurant for dinner. Between us we had various food intolerances including 2 x gluten free, 1 x various nut allergies and 1 x pregnancy food concerns. Our waitress was amazing and incredibly tolerant and helpful when it came to our choices. She knew exactly what was in each one and recommended how we could adapt what we might want to accommodate the group. She was by far the most helpful and friendly waitress I have ever come across.

The food was also incredible. The beef cheeks were to die for, the potatoes an absolute must and the corn perfect.

Can't recommend this place enough.

Thank Jacqui321
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Reviewed January 5, 2014

We have been here for lunch several times and dinner once over the last 12 months. The service is always superb and the food never disappoints. We always order a variety of dishes to share and are gradually working our way through the menu. Make sure you leave enough room for dessert as they are very rich but delicious. The mixed shared dessert platter is a great choice. Coffee is excellent as well and prices are very reasonable.

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Thank justmeok006
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Reviewed November 15, 2013

Amazing affordable food and lovely service. We ordered several plates to share and all plates were beautifully cooked and tasted heavenly.
Chef's Antipasto to start, calamari, beef cheeks with wilted kale and pasnip (the standout)- so tender rich and each mouthful leaves you wanting more. Also ordered the pulled lamb with tomato salsa, morrocan meatballs so juicy and of course the patatas bravas (it isn't tapas without it!) !
If I were to fault one thing, the patatas "Fiery" potatoes perhaps wasn't "fiery" enough and was on the mild side. Must try the dessert platter, it is amazingly rich and decadent.
Total cost worked out to be $40 a head between 4 people including wine/beer. Thoroughly enjoyable and thoroughly recommend.

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Thank JustDegusting C
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Reviewed August 7, 2013

Very happy with our visit to this restaurant . Very busy and has good food, great atmosphere, and very helpful staff. I would definitely return to this lovely place.

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1  Thank KingyQueensland
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Open all hours. Conveniently located with easy public transport access. Good outdoor area for the smoking patrons. Young kitchen. Tapas type grazing plates. Wide variety of innovative food. Very reasonable prices. Good coffee too!

Thank ERIC L
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