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Mr Mason

#450 of 3,334 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
French, Australian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
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530 Collins Street | Shop 10, Enter Via Little Collins, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9614 4500
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Today
07:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 22:00
Fri 07:30 - 23:00
Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Gold Coast
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76 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We held a team dinner here and we're all quite impressed. The food was fresh and tasty and portion size was acceptable. The duck sausage rolls were superb. The food was a little pricey but you definately get what you pay for. The staff were fantastic and we will be back.

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Thank Sean A
melbourne
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583 reviews
383 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place has evidently changed hands. By the look of it it now makes its money on breakfasts lunches and early after work drinks. Certainly not a place that anyone goes for dinner. Good food though and good wine list. Address on web site is incorrect after collins st entrance closes at 6pm so i guess they would lose customers... More 

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Thank emelian
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the tasting menu over priced. Food above average. Service very good . Ambience relaxed and spacious

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Thank Mickolaj
Management response:

Thanks for your review, Mickolaj. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your dinner with us! In regards to the cost, we are taking into account your feedback and will be reviewing our pricing. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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236 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant outdoor space and a reasonable drinks menu. Food offerings are limited if you're GF or vegetarian. Staff relatively proficient.

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Thank Lucy954
Management response:

Thanks for the review, Lucy. We are updating our menu in the next few weeks and we'll be sure to keep your feedback in mind. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I went to Mr.Mason on Friday night with a friend for an after work drink. We had the rose as the moscato was sold out/un-available. We ordered the cheese platter, which tasted great but the only thing I would suggest would be offering more crackers and cheese, they were very light on. Waitstaff where nice enough, they didnt go out... More 

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Thank holsmc
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We ate from the express lunch menu, and all 4 of us were blown away by the fantastic meals; Barramundi was Brilliant, and my dad had the pork and seriously loved it. comes with a glass of something, the bubbles were the nicest pick.

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Thank sarah e
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

They do not offer steaks well done. So I had to take fish instead that was just average, the espresso served afterwards was cold. Take it or leave it attitude. Bad customer service.

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Thank Mark G
Adelaide, Australia
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63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Another of Melbourne's treasures. A modern French menu combined with a great wine selection. Great staff.

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Thank Watto63
Sydney, Australia
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244 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

I was fortunate enough to have been invited by some lovely clients to join them for a drink at this rather lovely place last Friday. Conveniently situate on Collins Street and with no show or pretence and my respectful view, a perfect venue for business catch-ups. Us Sydney-siders love that. Staff were terrific. Outdoor area and cosy indoor area. Please... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful catch up lunch with friends from NZ. The Express lunch was just the right size for us. The pork belly, the lamb and beetroot salad were delicious The house wine accompanying it was excellent. We didn't have sweets but they looked delicious. Value for money and the ambience and service was excellent.

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Thank Lilijana S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 27
Cuisine
French, Australian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 530 Collins Street | Shop 10, Enter Via Little Collins, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9614 4500
Description
Located in the heart of the CBD within the 530 Collins Street Building is Mr Mason, a French inspired bistro and bar featuring a lounge outdoor terrace and dining area. Mr Mason is a modern French influenced menu but certainly not traditional. Playful twists on French classics are what we're all about. Using seasonal ingredients and locally sourced produce we try and keep things fresh and exciting. The menu is designed to suit all occasions. We cater for those just looking for a light snack to go with their beer or wine all the way through to a 6 course tasting menu for the foodies amongst us. Mr Mason offers a wide range of drinks to suit all occasions and time of day. From an expertly made coffee to get your day started to a dessert cocktail to complete your dining experience and everything in between. Our wine list boasts both old world a new world and ranges anywhere between cheap and cheerful to the more complex and sophisticated.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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