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Livingroom Restaurant - CLOSED

12-18 Claremont Ave, Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria 3144, Australia
+61 3 9576 0356
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
16 Jul 2014
“Warm and friendly atmosphere”
19 Mar 2014
“Very tasty with great service”
Restaurant Hours
08:00 - 15:00All hours
Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
12-18 Claremont Ave, Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria 3144, Australia
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

I think it's actually recently changed names. But still has a great friendly vibe. We went during the roast festival and enjoyed some really good roast beef fillet. Warm comfort food on a rainy Sunday. Service was friendly.

Thank MarkG78_12
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Dined here with friends on a Wednesday night and the place had lots of large tables filled with diners. The menu was $50 for 2 courses and we chose yellowfin tuna and duck as entrees and shin beef for mains with the best mash potatoes...More

Thank nbrown1
Reviewed 19 March 2014

My wife and I have visited the Melbourne area (from the U.K.) a number of times over the last 20+ years and have been content to rely on the restaurants in Lygon Street for good quality food and atmosphere. Thankfully, some good friends introduced us...More

Thank Malcolm K
Reviewed 11 March 2014

It had been a long time since I last visited the Livingroom, they have changed the decor and have a different chef. I went along to try their lunch that is part of the food and wine festival, $40.00 choice of 2 courses, glass of...More

Thank Trevor H
Carolyn L, Owner at Livingroom Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2014

Hi Trevor Thanks for your terrific review. Regards Carolyn

Reviewed 15 February 2014

The restaurant was oppressively hot. We went on an not overly hot day, yet the room temperature was excessive. They had a portable air conditioner that was doing nothing. Not great when serving soup as part of the "Tasting Menu". The food was of good...More

Thank Aceagent
Carolyn L, Owner at Livingroom Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2014

Hi 'Hot and 'Bothered' Firstly, thank you for your review and I am pleased that you enjoyed the food. Secondly, I am disappointed that the Entertainment Voucher position spoilt your evening. Perhaps by way of background, the current Entertainment Book was printed around February 2013...More

Reviewed 14 February 2014

Lunch this week was one of many visits to the Livingroom. Very disappointing to find the portions so small and 'trimmed' ...... mean, although tasty, considering the price. It would be difficult, although living locally, within walking distance to return feeling any goodwill. Value ensures...More

Thank Neneandtheborders
Carolyn L, Owner at Livingroom Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2014

Hi Trevor Thanks for your terrific review. Regards Carolyn

Reviewed 25 November 2013

An old building converted into a restaurant makes for a great dining experience. The staff were very good. The wine is quite expense though. The pork belly was to die for ! with scrummy deserts.

Thank tonyb64
Reviewed 9 November 2013

We've lived nearby for years and never gone so thought we'd give it a try for my birthday. We enjoyed it and would go again if the occasion arose, but I'm not sure it would be top of mind. The food was delicious, in particular...More

Thank Pointyhead_10
Reviewed 2 November 2013

We came on a Saturday night without a reservation and they managed to squeeze us in. We had a thoroughly enjoyable evening. Starting with the shared surprise appetiser - delicious though potato croquettes remind me of school dinners - but that wasn't the chef's fault!...More

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Recent chef change , but still good . Good wine selection and measl always of high quality. Will visit again

Thank DobbieHawk
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12-18 Claremont Ave, Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria 3144, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Stonnington  >  Malvern
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9576 0356
  • E-mail
Livingroom's style, through Head Chef Michael Harrison, reflects the eclectic Australian palate, applying the techniques of modern gastronomy to showcase locally sourced boutique produce.

We're bringing inner city fine dining to Malvern without the loud attitude, and where families will feel welcome.

Our dinner menu, for example, of highly crafted dishes is offered at 2 courses $50, 3 courses $65, 6 courses $90 or a la carte with a fixed price for each course.
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