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Meet the Chef

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Adrian Richardson

Growing up in a household with “a mélange of North African, Middle Eastern and Italian cuisine” Adrian Richardson’s heritage definitely helps explain his enthusiasm for quality food that’s packed with flavour. Adrian Richardson's focus is on good produce, handled with care. When Adrian is not at La Luna or Bouvier he can be seen on Good Chef Bad Chef, Secret Meat Business & Richo's bar snacks.

2377 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Score

9.1
2377 reviews
Recommended
(9.0)
Food
(9.1)
Service
(9.4)
Value for money
(8.7)
Atmosphere
(9.0)
Gordon Tansey

dined on Sun, 4 Aug 2019

(10)
Everything was in tune from the moment we arrived. Warwick looked after us with informative details of the meals and wines on offer, and kept the afternoon light and enjoyable. Nice selection of different wines (where the knowledge of the staff was appreciated) and then the outstanding tastes and diversity of the food. We had the Chef's tasting and enjoyed 5 delightful, unique courses. A fun, relaxed afternoon - could have stayed for hours.

dined on Fri, 2 Aug 2019

(10)
Always wonderful service and food my favourite place to come and dine

dined on Wed, 17 Jul 2019

(10)
Delicious food (we went overboard on ordering and it was all worth it). Excellent, knowledgeable staff. Lovely atmosphere. Great venue. Highly recommend
Hey Debbie Thanks for the lovely feedback, it was an absolute pleasure. Cheers from the La Luna Crew
Lynda Horton, La Luna Bistro responded on Thu, 18 Jul 2019

dined on Fri, 5 Jul 2019

(9)
Service was fantastic as always, the staff are highly knowledgeable about the menu and specials, and the restaurant always seems to have great specials that we will usually try! Fantastic food in a warm and intimate atmosphere. Will definitely be coming back again.

dined on Sat, 8 Jun 2019

(10)
Food was excellent as ever, staff were very friendly and helpful, the only thing I would say is that the dining area downstairs is perhaps a little too cosy for my liking, I know the last time we came here the back of my chair was touching the the chair of the diner behind me. That aside, we love coming here and will definitely keep coming back!

dined on Fri, 17 May 2019

(10)
There is nothing better than having knowledgeable, attentive and professional staff coupled with magnificent food.

dined on Sun, 31 Mar 2019

(10)
Steak and garlic prawn are strongly recommended. Staff are friendly

dined on Sat, 23 Mar 2019

(10)
What a fantastic night and we all had probably the best steaks of our lives. Service was great and I even got to meet and have a photo taken with Richo !!

dined on Thu, 14 Mar 2019

(10)
Absolutely loved it have wanted to go for ages a bit disappointed Adrian wasn't there went for our 27 wedding anniversary loved it
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Specials

Fathers Day set menu: $88 per person

Treat Dad to a special lunch out this Fathers Day. Shared entrees, family style a choice of main course (of course a steak for Dad) & a selection of our desserts to share Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements prior to arrival. We request that you provide your credit card details as a guarantee. If you fail to show up, numbers decrease or cancel without at least 24 hours’ notice, you may be charged a no-show fee. This reservation is guaranteed to the value of $75 per person.
When
01 Sep 2019
Sun 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
When
01 Sep 2019
Sun 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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About La Luna Bistro

A Meat Master At this rustic-chic corner shop front restaurant, it’s all about meat. Chef and hands-on meat man Adrian Richardson's easygoing ways and nose-to-tail food philosophy are always on show at this much loved, long standing restaurant in Rathdown Village. Highly regarded for the quality of the house-aged beef, Richardson also offers a number of other tasty meats, many of which are hand made. From crackling wrapped pork, to generous lamb shoulders and house-made cotechino sausage, it’s clear Richardson has a real meaty skill. This lofty-ceilinged space with bentwood chairs and fence-wire chandeliers is a charming neighbourhood gem that’s perfect for a meat feast. Just don’t bring your vegetarian friends along. We’re not so sure they’ll approve. Best dish: dry-aged, on-the-bone rib-eye

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