Lord Cardigan

59 Cardigan Place, Albert Park VIC 3206, Australia
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An Albert Park fixture for over five years now, Lord Cardigan is a bright, light-filled and sophisticated spot to breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Within the restaurant-filled leafy suburb, Lord Cardigan stands out as being a particularly stylish and delicious place to fill one’s belly. 

Of course, apart from being an elegant establishment, it’s obvious Lord Cardigan has a sense of fun about itself. How could you not, being named after a “vain” and “notorious rake” who led his brigade to a stunning defeat, whose preferred woollen attire now covers the torsos of hipsters everywhere.

Hilarious namesake aside, Lord Cardigan really is an Albert Park favourite for a reason. Namely, that’s thanks to the husband and wife team’s commitment to high quality Australian/Euro cuisine, and affable, warm service. Chef (and husband) John Singer is dedicated to delivering dishes that “remain in the memory and linger on the tastebuds”, while on the floor Dominique Bolger greets and laughs with customers.

As a function venue, Lord Cardigan is a versatile and lovely space. Corporate events, weddings, event dinners, birthdays and business lunches are all easily housed within Lord Cardigan’s walls. Besides that, the restaurant regularly holds degustation nights, for an evening out that’s a little unique.

Lord Cardigan sits on Cardigan Place in Albert Park, near where Bridport Street becomes Victoria Avenue. So it’s right in the cafe/shopping action of that particular picturesque neighbourhood. To get there from the city, just catch the 1 tram along Swanston Street and it’ll take you just about to the door. 

Venue Features

Disability access
Bar tab available
External Catering
External Music
AV Equipment

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Food options

Based on your event and budget we recommended the following food:

Bar Tab

Capacity Chart

Area Banquet Cocktail U-Shape Theatre Boardroom Classroom Cabaret
Entire Venue 42 60 - - - - -
Restaurant Half 20 - - - - - -

Entire Venue

Casual groups welcome Capacity See Chart

Restaurant Half

Casual groups welcome Capacity See Chart
Shared with Public

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to have underage guests attend my event?


How late into the night can my event run?

Our liquor licence is only until 11pm, so all drinks off table by 11.30.

What deposit is required to confirm my booking?

10% deposit is required.

Are there any days or times when this venue cannot host events?

Lord Cardigan is available seven days and nights a week, as long as the minimum spend is met.

Is there anything specific I should know about functions at this venue?

Lord Cardigan is perfect for smaller events, we seat a maximum of 40 and can do one long table down the middle of the room for a max of 24. We have catered for small weddings, special birthdays, engagements, wine dinners, work functions/degustations. It’s a great space for more intimate and private events and special occasions with friends, family and colleagues.
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