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Chalice Bar and Tapas

262 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 412 445 427
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good6%
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  • Poor0%
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“empanadas” (9 reviews)
“tapas” (3 reviews)
“lygon street” (5 reviews)
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Latin, International, Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly
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262 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

So much of Lygon street is now just tourist food with a cavalier approach from wait staff - Chalice brings back the bliss of former days with attentive service and a beautiful fresh menu. The empanadas are hand made and very much worth a detour....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank drlocbi
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

What a find. We saw the sign bar and thought lets have a drink while we decide where to go for dinner. So glad we did we saw the menu and realized the traditional food menu like my husband knew from his upbringing as he...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kerrieg84
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Thanks to the staff at Chalice for making a great evening with colleagues, become a memorable evening out with friends. Catering for a group of eleven, with a request from us “to please just bring out things you think we’ll enjoy (but cater for a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MelbTraveller22
Reviewed 22 May 2018

OK, so admittedly I did not eat 'a lot' here but I did taste a selection of the Chilean and Argentinian style empanadas which were very good. Also, as a chimichurri connoissuer I would say this is equally as good as anything I've had in...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Had a great night at Chalice. The bartender recommended some lovely wines for me and my friends and we enjoyed some great tapas! Thank you! See you again soon!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Sarah_Liz_84
Reviewed 28 March 2018

A refreshing break from the standard Italian restaurants usually found on Lygon Street, this South American bar & eatery combines delicious food (the Argentinean BBQ is to die for!) and a great selection of Australian, Chilean & Argentinean wines. The service is friendly and genuine...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

The empanadas are my favourite food at Chalice Bar and Tapas. I now recommend this place to all my friends and family! It's definitely worth checking out if you're looking for somewhere to eat/drink in Melbourne.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Danielle L
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The empanadas were so yum!! Cute little bar with very friendly staff and an awesome vibe. Definitely coming back for more empanadas

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank michellebH1310NE
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Great friendly service, easy to find. Crafty beers and different wines.. the food is so tasteful you actually crave more ! It feels like you’re overseas and on a holiday I would highly recommend to someone wanting a different experience and to taste some amazing...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Becca O
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

A lovely change for Lygon street - A South American influenced bar. I was pleasantly surprised to see a great selection of vegetarian tapas, including cheese empanadas (my favourite!). Great melbourne craft beers on tap, and loved the south american wines!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Carly H
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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 19
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 262 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: +61 412 445 427
Carlton based tapas bar, serving up Argentinean tapas, VIC craft beer, local and South American wines.
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