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Il Duca

132 Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
+61 3 9417 4243
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (20 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
132 Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This evening my husband and I walked up to your restaurant and were allocated a table which was draughty when the door opened - we accepted this because when we enquired about moving we were told that all other tables were allocated- to my utter...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Shirleen G
Reviewed 11 December 2018

I think Il Duca is also perfect for any personal occasion, particularly a celebration, but it is also the perfect place for a business lunch. A bit more relaxed being out of the city but still with the quality service and amazing cuisine you'd expect...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LeeT581
Reviewed 9 December 2018

We dined here for a special meal and it was a great experience. Excellent food and service. The menu was varied and catered for all tastes. Highly recommended

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank KTM690enduro
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Three of us visited for a casual lunch. We had the Express Lunch ($25 including a glass of wine), everything worked well and very professionally. Seafood Linguini was excellent and the house red was very drinkable. Followed up with a cheese platter and a very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Basil16
Reviewed 30 November 2018

Recently had a fantastic dinner at this restaurant. Very nice food, great atmosphere and great service. Staff super friendly and had a laugh together. Had seafood which was fresh not over cooked and delicious. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tracey T
Reviewed 29 November 2018

After many years this restaurant is either arrogant or just past it. Frankly I haven't had such a disappointing lunch. 9 of us were taken by a friend for her birthday. It took forever to be served, in fact over an hour for the menu,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jan T
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We had a ladies’ lunch out here one quiet Wednesday eating from the express business lunch (plenty of choice) but adding a bottle of champagne. We were well looked after and enjoyed ourselves immensely. Would thoroughly recommend a visit.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Teresa062015
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Haven’t been here for many years but came last night with family and it was fantastic. BYO which is great and food beautiful classic Italian. Very pleasant surroundings not too noisy and plenty of room between tables which is also a good change from the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kim C
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Our first time here and the experience was good. Friendly service and a comfortable and well laid out setting. The menu is not overly ambitious but there were plenty of choices. Our two starters were excellent with the grilled calamari being incredibly tender. My risotto...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MelbourneOztraveller
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

The service was excellent and the food exceptional.The owner was courteous and helpful. The pasta with seafood was outstanding. This restaurant is one that deserves a visit. Enjoy

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mikeptort
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Questions & Answers
16 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from dbarbs | Property representative |
Hi Peter Yes we will be opening for Christmas Lunch this year. Please call the restaurant on 9417 4243 for more details and to make a booking Regards, David Business Partner
Peter M
30 June 2015|
Response from dbarbs | Property representative |
Hi Peter Yes we allow BYO wine Monday to Saturday evenings. Corkage charge is $10 per bottle. Regards David Business partner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9417 4243
  • E-mail
Family owned and run providing fine dining Italian cuisine, casual lunches, coffee, take away and private functions
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