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The French Brasserie

2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 1632
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We attended thsi restaurant as it offered a pre theatre special. All I can say is this would rate as the best dinner we had during our stay in Melbourne. The staff, especially our waitress was outstanding, and the meals were excellent. I would highly...More

Thank reidybl2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dropped in for a casual drink, ended up staying for a couple bottles of wine. Very enjoyable location. Staff was extremely eager to make our stay enjoyable. They were very knowledgeable on French wine, we quickly found out. Sorry we did not stay for a...More

Thank Good_time_Ahead
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A surprise dinner here turned into the perfect evening. The food (every course) was the best we had tasted for 10 years. The restaurant was modern and elegant with a relaxed feel. Domenic was a wonderful waiter . He was friendly, charming and informative with...More

Thank Lorraine G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A celebratory dinner with 11 people who all had a great night! Hidden away in a city lane a great vibe and beautifully fitted out. We had great food and service! Definitely going to be a regular!!More

1  Thank Miriam P
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Miriam, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your experience here at The French Brasserie. We are honoured you chose us as the destination for a celebratory birthday dinner, we are happy to hear everyone had a great time and that...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the second time we have visited this restaurant since we loved it so much the first time. We were seated in the upstairs area this time and were served by Dominique, who was very attentive and made sure everything was okay! The food...More

1  Thank joanna96t
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Joanna96t, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your experience here at The French Brasserie. We are happy to hear you loved visiting so much you decided to return again, and that Dominique made your experience easy and enjoyable. We're glad...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had a great night here with mates, great food, great wine and great service. Dominique took such great are of us and we really enjoyed the night. Can not recommend enoughMore

1  Thank jameseallen06
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Jameseallen06, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your experience here at The French Brasserie. We are glad to hear you loved your visit. We appreciate your recommendation and are always happy to hear from our fantastic customers. I'll be sure...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last time I visited this restaurant I really thought it was excellent and that’s why this time I will give it the benefit of doubt. So as I said in another review if you have nothing nice to say don’t say anything. However I cannot...More

Thank John2259
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good French restaurant but does not hit the heights. Very efficient and friendly enough service. A very nice atmosphere. The menu is limited. The food was very nice but for the price you would expect more. Overall a solid place to go but probably...More

Thank JPJN68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made a reservation in advance for 2 people at 19:30. Upon arriving and stating my name, we were left waiting in the bar area while they cleared a table right in front of us, where someone had just left. Hence it's a waste of time...More

Thank Johnoc83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is of in a little laneway, not overly huge, but they use the space they have to their advantage. The food is great and we enjoyed every mouthful, trying something different is the way to go, we were provided with a complimentary drink...More

Thank holidaysarei
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour holidaysarei, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit here at The French Brasserie. We like to think that for what we lack in size, we make up for in personality ;) and we're glad that you enjoyed...More

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Liz L
29 August 2017|
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Response from Chrissy S | Property representative |
Hi Liz, The French Brasserie is in Melbourne at 2 Malthouse Lane in the CBD
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puppyman2015
13 May 2017|
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Response from Ngaio R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Just call; or go direct to their web site.. google and there you are!! wonderful location and menu
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Foxcombe
24 February 2017|
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Response from Chrissy S | Property representative |
Foxcombe, you can certainly ask for an extra plate if you're intending to share the meals and dishes. They will however plate on the one plate, as it is easier during peak service and so you'll see the dish as it should come... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9662 1632
  • E-mail
Description
Instantly welcoming the French Brasserie offers a relaxing sanctuary at the top end of town. Soaring ceilings and vast glass expanses achieve a chic contemporary atmosphere while friendly attentive staff anticipate your every need. Open for lunch Monday - Friday and dinner Monday - Saturday it continues to exceed the expectations of its guests who can choose to sit upstairs in the mezzanine area, inside at intimate tables or relax outside on the terrace. Express Lunch - Mon-Fri - 2 courses with a beverage $35ppPre-Theatre Menu - Tues-Sat - 2 courses with a beverage $39.50pp(Condtions Apply - Must order before 7.pm - Seating Time - 6.00pm-8.00pm)
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