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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%
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2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 443 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Not high end French, but worth a visit as french food is my favourite. Not as expensive as Phillipe and food of high qualiy

Thank petersgn33
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

10 years in Australia after leaving the Uk this is the closest to France we have experienced. The food is to die for and the service is amazing, our waitress Sarah was amazing. Highly recommend this place to anyone who loves a taste of France.

1  Thank TMDCOOPS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After living in Paris for several years on the L’isle Saint Louis in the shadow of Notre Dame I did not think I would find a french restaurant in my hometown Melbourne that could possibly compare. How wrong I was. It’s about as authentically french...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited with a group of colleagues and had a lovely night here. Lovely food and wines, with the understated attention you expect from French restaurants. In a city with a very high standard in restaurants, this is very good

Thank Ginnyhan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice authentic French food with amazing staff and looked after well by the owner will be dining here again next time we venture to Melbourne..

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favourites in the CBD. From the moment you arrive, you are greeted with a big, warm smile from the host, Lê patron, and a glass of bubbles. The team are all French, which makes you really feel you are somewhere in France....More

Thank Alfonso M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was a lucky find for us on Melbourne Cup evening when many of the restaurants in Flinders Lane were closed. We were a group of five and downstairs was full, but they were happy to accommodate us upstairs on the mezzanine level, overlooking...More

Thank Chrissie255060
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour Chrissie255060, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review and kind words. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining with us, and it seems that you elected a number of dishes from our menu you enjoyed. We're generally open on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well it’s Tuesday night and we were lucky to get a table for 3!!! Greeted well and made to feel very welcome. Salmon tartare and chicken liver parfait. This could not have been better. The best salmon tartare I have ever had. Beautifully presented, delicious....More

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

Bonjour Don M, 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 visiting with us, and that there are a number of dishes and favourites you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I absolutely love the French Brasserie and mainly for their wine list - which is quite impressive. So many wines from Cote Du Rhone! I love the french atmosphere, the food and the staff. I definitely felt like I was in France again.More

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

Merci Jordanna M 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 there are a number of elements you enjoyed and that the wine was a hit. We're very...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

This place is situated down an Alley way off Flinders lane, so its rather secluded. The ambiance is extremely nice, so is the service and most of the staff seem to be French, which is nice. The food here was amazing, the steak and pork...More

Thank wendy w
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Bonjour wendy w, 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 dinner was a hit. I'll be sure to pass on your...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
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Validated Parking
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
  • 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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