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Lemongrass Thai Royal Cuisine

$$ - $$$
Lygon Street
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174 - 178 Lygon St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9662 2244
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Perth, Australia
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62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Lemongrass Thai Restaurant is beautifully decorated and you feel like you are in a Thai restaurant when you walk in. There is an extensive food menu to choose from, and also a nice wine menu. I tried the Money Bags and the Thai Fish cakes. The fish cakes were beautiful and served with a tasty dipping sauce, the money... More 

Thank limeclaw
Wellington, NZ
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76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so impressed with our meal we came back two nights in a row! We ordered one meal each and shared, generous portions. You order your rice separately. What struck us was the freshness of ingredients, and the taste! We had a lovely NZ wine called Tohu which was divine. My favourite meal was the fish in a yoghurt... More 

Thank Robs014
Perth, Australia
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106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Lemongras restaurant a few times and was always pleased by the quality ingredients and thai cooking performed.

Thank Thibaut M
Cobar, Australia
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86 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

We've eaten here on several occasions. The food is always good and so is the atmosphere. The wait staff are attentive and the prices are very reasonable for both food and drinks. While it doesn't bother me, the only thing that might be difficult for some people, is that the toilets are upstairs via quite a few steps. Would however... More 

Thank LnG270
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We thought we'd have some other than Italian in Lygon street but that was a mistake. The chicken was battered and deep fried in our stir fry! Omg that was disgusting and no surprise that we weren't asked how the meal was. The vege pad thai was salty rice with a few bok choy stems. I would never eat here... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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139 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We visited over the Christmas period and were not disappointed with the service being it was during the holiday period. The decor is very appropriate for a Thai restaurant and the quality of the food, service and friendliness of the staff are excellent. I would suspect that during the busier weekend period you would need to book a table. They... More 

Thank Ian P
Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We went back yet again and was not disappointed. Satay chicken skewers beautiful start to the meal, but the spring rolls were even better. Green curry was delicious also....good wine selection, and service was great yet again...thank you

Thank Nicole g
Sydney, Australia
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120 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Average Thai food which is unfortunate as the atmosphere and staff were lovely. On the pricey side for chewy beef and overcooked shanks in the chefs curry special.

Thank aleeahjodie
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely delicious, quality food and quality service definitely one of the best places we ate! We only stopped to get a small takeaway meal, but the atmosphere was so nice we decided to stay. We got a curry to share and it was plenty for two of us. A big thank you to Lemongrass and their staff!! (Just remember the... More 

Thank Giulia S
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I tasted Satay of beef and lamb and then a lamb's curry. Satay brochettes were well cooked and served with a fat sauce of peanuts. Probably acidity and spicy were missing. Lamb curry was a big plate with three pieces of lambs bones. Fortunatly I had my knife to cut the meat, uneasy to eat. The sauce had a common... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$38
Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 - 178 Lygon St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9662 2244

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Lygon Street

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Lygon Street
If you want real parmesan, cut from the block, grated over your pasta with a twist of style, this is the place. Until recently, this neighbourhood was home to the notorious ‘Carlton Crew,’ a pseudo mafia who started their day with a local espresso. They are gone, but the espresso still runs strong in this Little Italy which has something for everyone. Starched white tablecloths, candles, pizza the way they do it "back home" and maybe even a bit of amore. The number of gelato choices will leave you in a state of indecision and wide footpaths, big awnings and a sea of packed tables makes this al fresco dining experience a continental buzz. Even if you’re not eating, it’s worth the stroll just for the people-watching, which, of course, is an Italian tradition.
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