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Carlisle Wine Bar

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Wine Bar, Australian
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137 Carlisle St, Balaclava, Port Phillip, Victoria 3183, Australia
+61 3 9531 3222
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14:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 14:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 01:00
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Food is very average and over-priced. Poor wine list too, for a wine bar! Plenty of better options near-by, don't go here.

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Thank katewinslet2016
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We were in the East St Kilda area and desperate for a Saturday arvo drink. Not a lot of choice in this part of the world. Found Carlisle Wine Bar so gave it a try early on a Saturday evening. Couldn't work out why we were served with water bottle and water glasses first up. Am I missing something here?... More 

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Thank Webster27
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This would have been a great restaurant and wine bar 10 years ago. It is a place to go and drink and have food on the side not the other way around. The drink list was strange and expensive. Uncomfortable chairs. The food was generally ordinary. Lamb and Salmon were good. Chips, which were recommended by the waiter were very... More 

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Thank Cakesx2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great cocktails awesome service and the food was absolutely beautiful the rib eye was cooked to perfection and the truffle mash was the best I've ever had will be going back for sure !!!

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Thank Cruising83
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Seated on a Saturday even, recieved menus and was told table water was on the way and drink orders would be taken soon. Waited for 5 minutes... nothing, 10 mins... 15 mins... at this point we tried multiple times to get someones attention, after 5 more minutes of being ignored we walked out. Food 0/10 - never got to order... More 

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Thank Ben S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fell in love with this little gem on Carlise street. If you are in search of a perfect cocktail or two, an incredible variety of delicious share plates and impeccable service with attention to detail, then look no further than this intimate yet lively wine bar. It certainly will not disappoint!

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Thank Tessa W
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Hidden little gem east of St Kilda So many great drinks to choose from, all wines are by the glass!! Cocktails are made well The food was the biggest surprise as for a wine bar this food is amazing. We grabbed quite a few plates to share between us all and worked well. There was a chefs menu that we... More 

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Thank Rob S
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Went with our friends who had been before, raved about it, fantastic lay back feel, excellent food..........they were disappointed and we did not get what we expected. The menu had completely changed, no Chateau Brianne (spelling), very noisy, bad service. New owners, new staff, disappointed. We requested a specific area to sit, was empty and no reserve sign when we... More 

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Thank Netti27
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91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

This is our 5th visit. All other visits have been great. The restaurant still has great service and ambiance. Not sure what happened. Tonight I ordered the shredded duck confit. Two things that were a problem, firstly, the taste was bland and uninspiring needing salt and pepper added; secondly, the serve was so small that I've come home and going... More 

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Thank Richard R
South Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

Really good italian NewYork style bar and bistro. The offerings and the matching wines are very good and perfect for a local

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Wine Bar, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
14:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
14:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 01:00
Thursday
14:00 - 01:00
Friday
14:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Carlisle St, Balaclava, Port Phillip, Victoria 3183, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  Balaclava
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9531 3222

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