The Lincoln




About Us

The Lincoln is a grand old Carlton pub built in 1854. Our kitchen works closely with small regional suppliers and is focused on using the highest quality 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 public bar has retained its art-deco features, with 12 taps featuring craft beer, showcasing specialty brewing at its best. With a wine list focused on small interesting producers, there are pleasant surprises to be found if you are keen to try something a little different. Our space lends itself to a variety of areas suitable for groups of any size and at anytime of the day, our warm and professional team will make you feel right at home.

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

Sundays to Thursdays – Noon to 11pm
Fridays & Saturdays – Noon to Midnight

7 Days Lunch & Dinner
Kitchen closes at 10pm
All Day Dining on Weekends

Bottleshop sales available
over the bar at takeaway prices

Free BYO every Saturday night
*Wine only & not valid for groups of 14 or more

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To Eat

The Full Lincoln our choice of 8 dishes     65pp

The Half Lincoln our choice of 5 dishes    45pp


Mount Zero olives    6   /   Edamame, kelp salt    5

House made kimchi    5   /   Pork crackling    8

  Toasties    12


Spanner crab, corn crackers (2pcs)    8

Dr Marty’s crumpet, chicken liver pate (2pcs)    8

Jamon & cheese croquettes (4pcs)    12

Sardines, fennel, lemon (2pcs)    12

Beetroot, pickled turnip, freekah    14

Fried chicken karaage, pickled chilli aioli    14

Smoked duck & pork terrine, mustard fruits, toast    17

Heirloom tomato, burrata, basil, pickled red onion    15

Cured meats, local and imported    22


* Tempura blue grenadier, potato salad, aioli    22

* Pork & apple sausages, mash, pickled cabbage    22

* Pork schnitzel, tonkatsu, chips    22

Grass fed beef burger, chilli aioli, cheese, chips    20 (available Fridays)

Grilled leeks, lentils, hazelnut, capsicum, rocket pesto    19

Whole baby snapper, mussels, aioli, pepper sauce    32

200g Rump, potato rosti, espelette butter    30

Roasted spatchcock, fennel, green beans, almond    32


Broccoli, walnut, chilli, crispy shallot    10

Cos hearts, fresh curd, shallot    10   /   Triple cooked chips    10


Beetroot & chocolate pudding, milk crumb, anglaise    10

Crème caramel, coffee, orange    10

House made ice cream    9

Cheese by Harper & Blohm, condiments    14/22/30


* enjoy these $15 counter lunches between 12pm-3pm everyday

To Drink

Happy Hour before 6pm everyday
$8 pints & $15 jugs *selected beers and ciders
2 for $20 Margaritas All Day Monday


Please click below for our drinks list.
The list is subject to change based on availability

Download our Drink Menu

To Party

In a gorgeous old-school setting, 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 semi-private dining room, or standing canapés in the front bar. If it’s a celebration you’re planning, we have you covered, be it for birthdays, engagements, anniversaries or work functions, our warm and professional team will work with you closely to make sure every last detail of your event is right for you.
Please click below for our Events & Parties package.

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Contact Us

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

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