About Us - Restaurant

Established since 1988, Trotters is renowned as one of Lygon Streets original and iconic restaurants. Trotters blend of modern Australian and rustic Italian food brings family, friends and loved ones together in a warm and welcoming space.




"Nothing brings people together like good food"

Since 1988, Trotters has brought people together to share an abundance of great food. Renowned as one of Lygon Street's original and iconic restaurants, Trotters’ blend of modern Australian and rustic Italian flavours brings family, friends and loved ones together in a warm and welcoming space.


Our chefs personally source local and seasonal produce to create our menu. At sunrise, we serve traditional breakfast delights with a selection of sweet and savoury flavours. From noon till late we welcome you to come dine with a variety of traditional favourites, mixed in with our chef inspired dishes.


“After nearly 30 years in business, the most rewarding thing continues to be the joy of welcoming people into our restaurant, a space that allows them to relax and enjoy. We are now seeing the third generation of our loyal customers passing through.


Dining has evolved to become much more sophisticated. The world of food is intertwined with society, culture, fashion & life. At Trotters we seek to create a unique food experience, that is unlike anything else you’ll find on Lygon Street. We select all our ingredients carefully and pay attention to the finest of details when we combine them into our contemporary inspired dishes.

“Everyone is welcome to come in and become apart of the legacy that Trotters Bistro has become!” 
- Andrea Galli, Owner of Trotters Bistro

Our restaurant is located near Carlton’s most popular attractions, including the Nova Cinema, La Mama Theatre and the Melbourne Museum. Trotters is the perfect spot for a freshly brewed coffee, a quick bite to eat, or a long, heavenly feast.