About Little Lygon
About the restaurant
Proud to offer authentic Italian cuisine to the city of Melbourne, the folks over at Little Lygon are committed to making your visit to their cosy establishment an unforgettable one. With outdoor seating and a casual indoor dining area, the restaurant on Lygon Street provides a lovely space for enjoying a hearty dinner with friends or family. Providing an array of craft beers and fine wines, this Carlton restaurant is also suitable for a night of romance – book in advance and let the sparks fly.
Veal Parmigiana, porterhouse steaks, homemade pastas and freshly baked pizzas pull in Melbourne’s most discerning gourmands to Little Lygon. Just steps from Argyle Square and close walking distance to the University of Melbourne, Melbourne Museum and Royal Exhibition Building, this Italian restaurant on Lygon Street finds itself in a bustling area, providing a calm, relaxing atmosphere amid the buzzing city life of Carlton. Open every day of the week for dinner, with takeaway options also available, Little Lygon is a popular eatery with students, busy workers and families alike.
Little Lygon in Melbourne’s Carlton has become a hotspot for the city’s seafood lovers. Freshly caught fish, oysters Kilpatrick, lemon pepper calamari, soft shell crabs and pan-seared scallops are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the restaurant’s extensive menu of seafood options. There are plenty of dishes other than seafood – go for mains like the prosciutto-wrapped chicken, a 300g rib-eye and the chicken avocado, or order one of the restaurant’s classic pizzas, with toppings like prawns, smoked salmon, capers or avocado. And don’t miss out on dessert! We recommend the sticky date pudding with butterscotch sauce and ice cream or a slice of the homemade tiramisu.