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Copperwood Restaurant

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318 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 1799
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09:00 - 00:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 09:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 00:30
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Melbourne, Australia
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank Cakesx2
Melbourne, Australia
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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Thank peet_ps
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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

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Jerrabomberra, Australia
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150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
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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Thank Jerraquaffers
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Sadly terrible. Food was over priced and poor quality. Never again. Not even for old times sake. Slow service. Small serves. Lacking sauce. Chicken over cooked.

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Thank Claire M
Nashville, Tennessee
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Large party of 40+ we booked weeks in advance. Took 2.5 hours for 2 courses to come out. When it did, sauce and food was cold, slapped together and not enjoyable. Dessert was only offered after requesting. Paid $45 per head. Bloody terrible, no customer service . Guests unhappy and the night was deflated. Avoid. Thanks for ruining a celebration.

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Noosa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Not good Very bland cold and took 2 hours for meal to come No one happy Very big party and took way to long way to cold and no taste at all

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Thank Michelle B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent food. Nice location on Lygon Street in Carlton. Outdoor and indoor dining. Huge selection of mains.

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Warrandyte, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I haven't been back to this restaurant for a while but it is still pretty good. It was a gorgeous sunny day so we sat outside for lunch. It has heating anyway, but the heaters were not required. As with many of the restaurants on Lygon, the on street dining atmosphere is excellent. The service was also very good and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:30
Monday
09:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:30
Thursday
09:00 - 23:30
Friday
09:00 - 00:30
Saturday
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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