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Lydiard Wine Bar - CLOSED

13 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 3 5333 4866
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
2 Sep 2015
“Good venue for a large function”
28 Dec 2013
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Wine Bar, Spanish, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
13 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

I attended the venue for a dinner as part of a conference in Ballarat and the venue was perfect. The elegant décor and formal table setting were very special. The large space allowed for informal drinks prior to the meal and everyone felt relaxed and...More

Thank Junkette
Reviewed 28 December 2013

The Lydiard Wine Bar closed in July and no longer exists! However, if you want to try the kind of local fare and quality food that was served up here, its former proprietor has recently opened a place called Catfish Thai, which I will review...More

1  Thank fional943
Reviewed 26 August 2013

THE Lydiard Wine Bar, voted Ballarat’s best restaurant twice in two years, has closed. The multi-award-winning eatery, which opened four-and-a-half years ago, held its last dinner on the March 23 weekend after the venue’s lease was not renewed.

1  Thank Monners
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Truly high class dining at this venue, many tasty entrees followed by main course and dessert. Staff are very attentive to your needs. Special dietary needs catered too also. Every serve different flavours and textures are a delight to your taste buds.

Thank Windy154
Reviewed 21 March 2013

For a restaurant with such good reviews we expected their attention to detail to be much better. We had the taster entre which was nice but excessively priced. We sat in the lounge area to share - We had to ask for napkins, and were...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Not great, I'll leave that accolade to the really outstanding restaurants but it's a Ballarat favourite and the food and service is consistently good.

Thank KiwiArrin
Reviewed 2 March 2013

We came to celebrate our anniversary and what a wonderful meal was in store for us. We decided on having the degustation and loved every mouthful from start to finish. Taste sensations exploded in my mouth after each bite, the variety was amazing and the...More

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 22 January 2013

Quality food is hard to find in Ballarat but Lydiard wine bar is definitely an exception. Service, ambience and the food is all outstanding and of Melbourne standards.

1  Thank melly125
Reviewed 12 December 2012

After reading these reviews I had great expectations which were alas, unfulfilled. My partner and I found the decor not particularly to our liking and with a decided lack of ambiance. Sure it is housed in a beautiful old building but where were the subtle...More

2  Thank Discerning_Damsel
Reviewed 8 December 2012

It's been a few months but it was a dinner for 13. We had a set menu ($67 per head) and chose our own drinks. entrees were 2 separate samplers - oysters, smoked eel, mulberry leaf with trout. All remarked on an excellent main -...More

1  Thank J M
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Restaurant Details

Wine Bar, Spanish, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5333 4866
  • E-mail