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The French Brasserie

2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 1632
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A very beautiful experience. Excellent service and a very interesting wine list. The food was also delicious and the service was very good! i'll definately come back!

Thank josefnaldwin
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic meal with lovely flavours the only downside is they tried to charge us for three guests when we were only two. So please check the bill when you pay and yes it is extremely sad that I have to post this but feel I...More

1  Thank Rebeccaand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us dined here (2 adults & 2 tennagers) & enjoyed different meals and wine. Excellent food and serviceMore

Thank 458fran
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Bonjour 458fran, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here at The French Brasserie. I'm pleased to hear that everyone enjoyed dining here with us. I'll be sure to pass on your comments and compliments onto...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had amazing French dinner here with my daughter. We had escargot for the starter and the eye filet for the main. I had my meal paired with a beautiful red wine and my daughter with a lovely mock tail. For dessert my daughter had the...More

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

Thanks for your kind words, feedback review and recommendation. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining and that you had a lovely dinner here with your daughter. I'll be sure to pass on your comments and compliments onto our chef and team. Thanks for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are after classic French dining look no further than this gem. It is one of the best in Australia. Fairly standard fare menu - not overly long. The Bouillabaise my wife had was simply to die for. Not that there was anything wrong...More

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

Bonjour Anthony, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here at The French Brasserie. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining and that our team took exceptional care of you. I'll be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a girls night here. The food was just amazing. You can truly experience French atmosphere and cuisine in this place. The staff are super friendly and awesome! Will definitely recommend!More

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

Bonjour ghazalps, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here at The French Brasserie. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining and enjoyed a great night out with your friends. I'll be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is always interesting when I ask for a table for one. Eating alone probably makes the experience more intense as the food and wine is all that you have to concentrate on. I am really glad I chose this restaurant to eat alone. I...More

Thank Peter S
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour Peter Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here at The French Brasserie. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining and that our team took exceptional care of you. I'll be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A weeknight visit with a friend and the place was full. Not a huge restaurant and hidden down a lane, but that just adds to the ambiance. We were greeted by the French owner and the French waiters at the door. French accents everywhere. Yum!...More

Thank Nicole P
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Nicole, Thanks for taking the time to provide us and others with a review of your visit and experience here at The French Brasserie. What's Melbourne without a restaurant or 10 hidden behind a lane way ;) We're pleased to hear that you and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right from the time you are greeted at the door, the owner was engaging, funny, welcoming, knowledgable and friendly. All staff seemed to be of French origin which gave us a very unique and realistic experience... As if we were in Paris.... Not one of...More

1  Thank Heather S
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Heather S, Thanks for taking the time to provide us and others with a review of your visit and experience here at The French Brasserie. What a lovely review. I almost felt like I was there dining with you. Thanks for your kind words...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were extremely helpful and the service was excellent. The food was heartwarming and delicious and the wine recommendations complemented each course. Very special.More

Thank dave_hak
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour dave_hak, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here at The French Brasserie. I'm pleased to hear that there are elements of your visit you enjoyed, and I'll be sure to pass on your comments...More

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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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JPS M
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Response from Manzac40 | Reviewed this property |
They may also have some "special of the day" also. Whatever, just go, you'll love it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 16
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
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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