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“As usual - great good, patchy service”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Pelican

Pelican
Ranked #30 of 283 Restaurants in St Kilda
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$18
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Melbourne
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“As usual - great good, patchy service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2012

I've been going to the Pelican for years, ever since it first opened, as I used to live just around the corner, and it has always had great food and a really good wine list. They turn out some really nice dishes and it is always worth checking out the specials, but there are often glitches in the quality of service. On this occasion, we had to wait a very long time for the bill and ask for it a few times before it finally arrived and they also brought the wrong coffees from what was ordered. Still, it is a great location and no complaints about the quality of food. Worth ducking into for a drink and a bite before going on for the rest of the night's events!

Visited January 2012
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English first
Port Douglas, Australia
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Perfect, again again and again!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2012

Amazing food and service. Enjoyed every single shared plate that we had during our many visits to that brilliant place. From the katafi prawns to the jamon croquettes, with a barbera or a tempranillo, what to say! This place is my favorite in Melbourne, you always find professional service able to recommend, explain and organize for you the perfect treat, always helpfull when you need to choose between the many specials of the day. The food is creative and always full of amazing flavours. And because you never get enough you can go there for breakfast lunch and dinner or just to grab a couple of shared plate during the afternoon, but make sure you try the potatas bravas!!! Will definitely recommend the Pelican to any food and wine lover.

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Brighton, Australia
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176 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Great place to meet friends anytime of the day or night!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2011

Easy to find - great public transport access. Right in the hub of St Kilda

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Hobart, Australia
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“great value desserts”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2011

we only had desserts but they were great vakue and delicious!!! very friendly service.

Visited November 2011
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Sydney
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Cocktails were fab”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2011

Cocktails and tapas here were fab, nice little spot been around for a while now.

  • Visited December 2010
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