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La Luna Bistro

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320 Rathdowne St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3054, Australia
+61 3 9349 4888
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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210 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is not the first time we've eaten at la Luna. On our previous visit, our food was wonderful and the service attentive. I think I gave it five stars. That was April this year. However this time we felt like we were undesirables intruding on the time and space of the staff. I don't expect a fanfare and trumpets... More 

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Macau, China
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited La Luna with friends we see rarely. Not the greatest choice for a location where we could have a conversation; the bare walls and floor and close proximity of tables to each other and the bar meant that the decibel level was higher than we could manage. Not a carp; it goes with the space, and we were... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's been ages since my last visit and I absolutely enjoyed being back. Service is friendly and relaxed with a great atmosphere for both business and social dinning. The menu selection is simple but caters to a hearty meal. Entree dishes are great for sharing - had the platter and garlic prawns - highly recommended. Ask for more bread to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been to La Luna on many occasions and always loved the food including last Saturday night. But this visit has the distinction of having appalling service. My wife had the joy of having the plates being put millimetres from her nose when the table was being cleared. Also having the wait staff butts in the face is not a... More 

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Thank casper0072
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to La Luna several times over the years, most recently for dinner about six weeks ago. The food is prepared with great care and attention and the serving sizes are massive so make sure you don't eat much on the day you're planning to dine here! We shared an entree of the charcuterie tasting plate between three... More 

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Thank mishimoopoo
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great staff, excellent service! Quality of food is always consistently good with very generous serves. House smoked salmon a real treat I would highly recommend La Luna if you want a quality meal at a reasonable price!

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Thank Nikkis1962
Melbourne
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50 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once again we went to La Luna in North Carlton for dinner. We've been there several times now & their steaks are the best. Highly recommended.

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Thank Carlton3
Hobart, Australia
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated our wedding anniversary at La Luna this week. Ticked every box .. Service, Food, Wine and to top it off we were lucky to get a quick photo with Adrian. 10/10. Thanks

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Thank tracycyclone
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Adrian, love La Luna, it is one of our favourite restaurants, love the food, love the ambience, however when the Kitchen indicates when meals are ready to be served to patrons and they use that horn, it sounds like you are at a circus and ruins the ambience of being at La Luna. Horn sucks😣.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Adrian Richardson has a reputation as a meat lover and if you share his passion, this is the place to go; whether you choose the lamb, duck, or even just a burger (as I did), you'll leave feeling anything from completely satisfied to totally stuffed! Definitely order the bacon croquettes with bacon mayonnaise; the most delicious morsels and something that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 Rathdowne St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3054, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 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?