“relaxed and comfortable, a great place for a quiet dinner or to celebrate a special occassion”
“tastefully presented dishes – honest food made with top quality ingredients”
“bistro elegance with a new favourite local feel”
“waitstaff are spot-on with suggestions”
“lead the charge with a three-cheese ravioli, on carrot puree with a chive butter sauce, an almond and cress salad . . “ “whilst a Flinders Island lamb rump, roasted with cumin and garlic, yoghurt-tahini with tomato,
As it’s name might suggest, Lord Cardigan is both a little formal in style but relaxed and comfortable in demeanour. Strong local patronage is no small part due to Dominique Bolger’s unfussy attentiveness front of house, while chef John Singer keeps the format fresh with competitive fixed price lunches and
It’s fitting that this lovely little restaurant is set to the side of Albert Park’s more casual eateries. Lord Cardigan is, after all, of a very different character: somewhat formal, with a focus on artful plating and elegant flavours.
A dessert of caramelised apricots topped with cinnamon icecream and gingerbread
This Lord Cardigan. . .warm, comfortable and year-round smart.” Dominique, “chatting to diners and ferrying seasonal dishes cooked by husband, John Singer from the kitchen. They make wonderful hosts.”
Chef John Singer’s lively food marries perfectly with patrner Dominique Bolger’s affable style front-of-house. . . The Lord would no doubt approve
“Add Lord Cardigan to your list of professional bistro-brasseries worth your money. Its dishes are tasty, interesting and well cooked. Service is excellent”
When you’ve got one owner in the kitchen and one looking after customers, the extra care going into the food and service shows.
. . . the good Lord has grown into a classy local.