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Copperwood Restaurant

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Lygon Street
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318 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 1799
09:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 00:30
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here tonight and we were all pleased with our meals. However the meals are very overpriced. The antipasto is a very small plate with very little on it for $17!

Thank Talk10
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were initially served quickly, however staff were observed to be unimpressed that we only wanted to order a light meal. We ordered tapas which was billed as deep fried calamari and salad on a large plate enough for two to share, however, we received calamari for one with rocket only and tar-tare sauce on the side. It calamari was... More 

Thank Paula M
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the style of this restaurant, the food was excellent and the staff really helpful. We were on holiday from England and enjoyed the food and atmosphere so much was came back during our 5 day stay in Melbourne.

Thank June M
Warsaw, Poland
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After strolling up and down Lygon street several times we decided on Copperwood as it looked lively and bustling with diners. Two in our group ordered a meat-lovers pizza to share, and it was really nice - lovely crust, good proscuitto, all nice, but not really enough for two. I wasn't hugely hungry so just ordered tapas-sized mushroom arancini. The... More 

Thank melangedevise
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had high hopes when looking at the interior design . The food was very average and overall disappointing for what you pay .

Thank Belinda G
Melbourne, Australia
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117 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Basic simple menu done well enough not to be disappointed. Pizza was ok, not remarkable not horrible. Minestrone was good but small serves. Scallops - tiny serve for $17. Mini burgers were pretty good but just not up to scratch. Been to pubs with better food! Highlight was sitting on the street on a nice day.

Thank Cakesx2
Melbourne, Australia
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67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

A weeknight dinner for two on Lygon Street, decided to try Copperwood. A nice looking restaurant with quite a few patrons, and more into the evening as we dined. The staff were friendly and professional, although could have been proactive with menu. I say that because there is an extensive tapas menu with is not common in Italian restaurants. Explaining... More 

Thank Janine C
Melbourne, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Walking up Lygon Street looking for a place to eat, we stumbled on Copperwood. We had 6 of the ample Tapas choices, and enjoyed the lot, quite delicious and well presented, with attentive efficient waiters. A reasonably priced bottle of Chardy too. Sooooo we decided to try the desserts ....and unfortunately they didnt live up to the rest of the... More 

Thank peet_ps
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60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Looking around this establishment after reading a couple of bagging reviews we had to ask ourselves are we in the right place Service was A grade for a nice lunch friendly banter with wait staff But the tapas plates we had were all well presented & tasted sensational with a nice bottle of red-made for a very good experience

1 Thank Shalotto
Jerrabomberra, Australia
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150 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Just waddled back to our hotel after a great night at Copperwood. As usual we wandered up and down Lygon St hoping not to get dudded but thankfully we made a good choice this time. Really friendly service from both the waitress and the owner who was very happy to chat. We had bruschetta to start and then a prime... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9347 1799

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Lygon Street

Neighbourhood Profile
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 they do it "back home" and maybe even a bit of amore. The number of gelato choices will leave you in a state of indecision and wide footpaths, big awnings and a sea of packed tables makes this al fresco dining experience a continental buzz. Even if you’re not eating, it’s worth the stroll just for the people-watching, which, of course, is an Italian tradition.
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