The Lincoln



The Lincoln is a historic Carlton pub first opened in 1854. Our kitchen is focused on using the highest quality regional, sustainable and seasonal produce, with as much as possible made in-house, from our bread, mustard and pickles to curing own free-range bacon. Our art deco bar has 12 taps featuring a rotating list of Australian and New Zealand craft beers (and ol’ mate Carlton Draught!), as well as a curated wine list showcasing small interesting producers, including some of Australia’s most progressive winemakers. Our space is suitable for groups of up to 80 guests, whether for a sit-down meal or casual drinks event, and at any time of the day, our friendly and professional team will make you and your guests feel right at home.

Pub of the Year – Australian Bartender Magazine Awards 2019
The Age Good Food Guide 2019 – 14/20
Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards 2019 – 2 glasses
Australia’s Burger of the Year 2019 – Food Service Magazine
Melbourne’s Best Sunday Roasts – Time Out Melbourne



We’re back! Please call us at 03 9347 4666 or email to make a reservation.

We are operating in accordance with the Victorian Government’s Hospitality Guidelines for coronavirus and are offering only table service at this stage. Alcohol can only be served with a meal and all guests must register their contact details on a secure database. Please stay home if you are unwell. Thank you and we can’t wait to welcome our guests back!

The Lincoln
91 Cardigan Street, Carlton VIC 3053
(03) 9347 4666

Mon-Sat: 12pm to late
Sun: 12pm to 6pm


House sourdough, celery seed butter 5
Jamon and cheddar toast, fries 14

Edamame/custard crumpet/mozzarella & pickle croquette/olives 16
Buttermilk fried chicken, Carolina sauce 19
Gnocchi, basil pesto, parmesan 16
Green pea & jamon soup, mint oil 16
Candied beetroot, fregola, pepitas, rocket, herb dressing 16
Scotch egg, dressed leaieves, piccalilli 18

Salt baked celeriac, braised white beans, silver beet, salsa verde 26
Chicken schnitzel, garlic butter, apple & fennel slaw, fries 28
Pork sausages, mash, mushy peas, onion gravy 26
Crumbed blue grenadier, potato salad, tartare, dressed cos 26
Pan roasted blue eye, baby carrots, peas, fennel, lemon, verjuice emulsion 35
Slow roasted beef short rib, celeriac, braised cabbage, horseradish 42
250g Porterhouse, kipfler potatoes, mushrooms, silverbeet, Café de Paris butter 45

Crispy brussels sprouts, curry dressing, parmesan 12
Potato gratin, onion gravy 12
Dressed leaves, pickles, walnuts 11
Fries 10

Cheese plate, quince, muscatels 22
Sticky date pudding, butterscotch sauce, vanilla ice cream 15
Chocolate and stout pudding, vanilla ice cream 15

Please let us know of any dietary requirements.


Click below to explore our wine list (subject to change based on availability), and to access our up-to-date tap and bottled beer list.


Reminiscent of the traditional corner English pub, The Lincoln has a variety of areas suitable for groups of any size, whether a sit-down meal in the dining room, or standing canapés in the front bar. We’ll make planning any function easy for you! Click below for our Functions Pack.



The Lincoln
91 Cardigan Street, Carlton VIC 3053
(03) 9347 4666
Open 7 Days
Mon-Sat 12pm-late
Sun 12pm-6pm

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