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The Lincoln Hotel

$$ - $$$, ,
91 Cardigan St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 4666
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tempura fish” (3 reviews)
“potato salad” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
91 Cardigan St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the Blue grenadier with tempura batter and potato salad Cheese croquettes red cabbage slaw Crumbed chicken with garlic butter with chips and coleslaw The place was packed I was wrapt that I could have the coleslaw without mayonnaise....friendly staff Very happy

Thank jmce17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our friend had a Good Food voucher to use and were staying near the Hotel Lincoln which was a participating Hotel. While the food was ok it wasn't a memorable meal! Limited variety of wines, and some of the meals were very small and were...More

Thank KezVictoria
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent a very pleasant afternoon and evening down this pub. Excellent range of beers to enjoy, with several different gins to tuck into afterwards. The food was very tasty - the mustard prepared on the premises was a delightful addition to the bangers and mash!

Thank milkmeister
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This hotel was only a couple of blocks from where we were staying & became our local!! Probably call it a Gastropub with craft beers. Food excellent, although perhaps a tad blokey but the tempura fish with potato salad went down well with us ladies...More

Thank Wellington_Kiwi_7
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We called in for a meal on final night to an empty restaurant and had the most delicious meal with personal service and excellent cooked food. We had various dishes from the menu and all were well presented, cooked to perfection and had huge portions....More

Thank stephquilt
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I booked a table for four having received good reports from friends. It was a Friday evening and the place was packed with mainly young adults in the 25-40 years age group and it was a great atmosphere for them. Unfortunately for our group of...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This pub is simply awesome! Good beer and wine and an excellent menu. I have loved everything here from the renovations back around 2014 or 15. There are pub classics like bangers and mash that are done so well, as well as gastro pub offerings....More

Thank Nkath
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I quite like the Lincoln.' It's not exciting but it is very acceptable. I would rate Good if that option existed.

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Visiting from interstate and went to catch up with family for dinner. Fabulous atmosphere and a menu that has both small and larger meals, depending on your appetite. Spanner crab on prawn cracker a delightful light starter, beautifully balanced, and a double serve enough for...More

Thank macjae56
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I was there for a weekday lunch, it wasn't too busy, a few other tables of people in the restaurant. The menu is a good size and selection. Some nice sounding starters, which I didn't try this time. I ordered the blue eye with carrots...More

Thank Stupendous82
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$49
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Cardigan St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9347 4666
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The Lincoln is a grand old Melbourne pub. It served its first beer back in 1854 and is still serving great beer, wine and food today.
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