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The French Brasserie

2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 1632
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 527 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Warm welcome by Sarah and friendly service by Guillame. Excellent food - well presented and delicious. A little slice of France.

1  Thank TinyT97727
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. We had the 5 course degustation which was excellent - the scallops being a highlight. I mentioned it was a birthday in the booking. We were welcomed with complimentary sparkling whilst we ordered and they brought us a decorated plate with...More

1  Thank phillipcharl2n
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has a great atmosphere and fit out. The staff are attentive in a relaxed way, however on the night we visited the food was a huge let down. The duck was cooked well but cold beetroot on the side was unexpected. The fish...More

1  Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This fantastic French restaurant tucked away in a small alley. The people are so friendly. The menu has great variety, and has an extensive wine list. We ordered the St. Jacques scallop ,filet of beef and duck a l'orange. The food was delicious, the presentation...More

1  Thank AussieRules
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best French restaurants in Melbourne! The onion is soup is amazing. Food: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Wine: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Service: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Atmosphere: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Value for money: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Would I come back? 👍

1  Thank iAiver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, amazing service and amazing food. The owner is extremely personable, caring and passionate and it shows right throughout the restaurant. The food is great portion sizes and absolutely delishous. Thank you for a great experience yet again.More

1  Thank Richard W
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour Richard W, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here. We're pleased to hear that you loved the food, and felt the love and passion that goes into The French Brasserie. We are glad you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing night at the French brasserie. Absolutely great Service. Lovely manager and lovely staff who will go out of way to ensure you have a great night with great food and wine. Highly recommend it. A must go when in Melbourne - tucked...More

1  Thank Erin S
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour Erin S, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here. We're pleased to hear that you love the service of our staff and manager. I'll be sure to pass on your kind words to our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner & I have eaten at every french restaurant in Melbourne & let me tell you that the french brassiere is second to none, from the ambiance to the service & of course the food absolutely exquisite! Highly recommendMore

1  Thank Hristo_Matovski
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour Hristo_Matovski, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here. We're pleased to hear that you hold us in high regard in terms of french offerings in Melbourne. We are glad you enjoy the service, food...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a last minute table for my partner and I. It was our first visit in this restaurant and no the last! We really enjoy this moment. The food was AMAZING, we decided to share most of the dish and I highly recommend the...More

1  Thank _alexane_crv
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour _alexane_crv, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your last minute visit. We are glad you had a good time and loved the quail and duck. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to The French Brasserie by accident. The restaurant we had booked rang to say they’d overbooked so I used TripAdvisor to search for an alternative. Excellent move: The French Brasserie was a far superior choice. The decor, service and food were excellent. I...More

1  Thank Sandy P
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour Sandy P, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here. Though unfortunate your original choice had overbooked we're pleased you ended up here, and we were able to impress. We are glad you had a...More

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LizL2229
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$14
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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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
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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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