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Lupino Bistro and Bar

41 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 0333
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
41 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We showed up there on the advice of our local Melburnian friend at 6pm without a reservation on a Friday night. Understandably, we couldn’t get a table, but seated at the bar height table next to the kitchen so could see everything going on: my...More

Thank michaelnorton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate here with some work colleagues. Ambiance very good as was the service. Food was very good, portions excellent, tasty. Wines from Italy as good as always. Will be back. Very busy so advise to book.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't say the food was terrible, because it wasn't. In fact, the food was pretty good, especially the ricotta gnocchi. So why an average rating you ask, well, basically, aside from the gnocchi, there were no other pasta dishes with tomato sauce. For an...More

Thank Mic E
Reviewed 7 November 2017

From the homemade pasta to the salami everything we eat was fresh and homemade. We started with a octopus salad that included salami, etc. The octopus was cooked to perfection (meaning it was not rubber), this was a perfect way to start a meal. I...More

Thank Davidtravel_9
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden gem, great home made pasta but a limited range, apparently they change their menu weekly, we had a pasta and a chicken schnitzel presented very nice and fresh. Some nice wines on the list. Parking next door. Can be hard to...More

Thank Mystery Chef C
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We try and come here each time we are in Melbourne. Always busy, which can be a bit noisy but great atmosphere. Started with the beef carpaccio, melted in the mouth and some arancini. I had the veal and amaretto agnolotti, which was beyond amazing!!!...More

Thank Dinks14 B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I had my birthday dinner here with my mother. Didn't book on a busy Thursday night so we started out sitting at the bar. After a very short time the head waitress moved us to a table as some people had not arrived. All the...More

Thank SkippyTravellerChick
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I've dined here several time now and every time we walk away with a great experience. Owner Richard and his staff are fabulous, the food is so well prepared with excellent flavours and a good wine list

Thank iGuySimpson
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

5 of us came for saturday night dinner and loved it. All of us got starter, main, dessert and drinks and all of it was impressive and decently priced ($50each). Some of the nicest Italian we've had for a long time. Very nice and welcoming...More

Thank Nicholas B
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

7 of us gathered for a catch-up over a long dinner and drinks. On arrival we gathered at the bar for some special cocktails and beers. Minutes turned into half an hour it what seemed seconds so we headed to the table. The staff were...More

Thank Mace H
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Adrienne M
16 August 2016|
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Response from WiseWombat-1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes Lupino does have gluten free options. It was not something we required, and the regular menu is not vast, so their may be only one or two items that would fit the bill, or that could be adapted, but staff are always... More
1 May 2016|
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Response from Darren H | Reviewed this property |
It is a licensed venue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9639 0333
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