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) #92 of 214 Restaurants in St Kilda ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ French, European
97 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9525 3943
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
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97 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

We tried mussels in a cream and white wine sauce, that was nice...THe scallops were also nice... The risotto was bland and not creamy as a good risotto should be.. Not enough taste either... The boeuf bourguignon , looked dry and unappetising .it also had...More

Thank Matilde595
Reviewed 28 April 2017

There's nothing innovative or new about this French restaurant. It's all good traditional food - well presented and well prepared. Whether it's pate or escargot, canard a l'orange or bouillabaisse, you won't be disappointed. We sat out in the pleasant, private courtyard, were well looked...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Chanced upon this restaurant while strolling through Fitzroy street in St. Kilda looking for a place to have dinner. We were attracted by the quaint look of this small restaurant and decided to try it out. The food was fantastic. My wife ordered the lobster...More

Thank Aamir_I_D
Reviewed 21 March 2017

It doesn't look like much from the outside, and let's face it, this part of Fitzroy Street isn't the best part (although it is lively!) of St. Kilda. But, Embassy@97 was a pleasant surprise. Crisp white tablecloths (ordinary cutlery, crockery and glassware) create a pleasant...More

Thank binduAustralia
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Took the usual punt of wandering down a street and checking out reviews. This place was give it a chance and see how it turned out. Good solid four stars that with some work could get up into cult status. It is truly French rather...More

Thank Ent_of_Tas
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I got given a Birthday voucher to dine at Embassy 97 from Groupon. Upon calling to make reservations, the lady on the other line, asked "when would you like to make a booking? " and I said, "Next Sunday". She was a about to say,...More

Thank staceyfoodie2017
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Great French food, not a huge menu and consequently very fresh and cooked to order.Staff very friendly and helpful.Tables both inside and also a quite intimate courtyard.

Thank TimhuttonBournemouth
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Second time I have been to Embassy @97 in St Kilda. Food is sooo good and the staff are knowledgable and really friendly. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Shirley F
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Last evening we arrived at this restaurant early after booking with a Groupon voucher. We were invited to sit outside on this balmy night and enjoy a drink. For an entree we shared the escargot (not part of the voucher) ver enjoyable, then we both...More

Thank hippyausiesmelbourne
Reviewed 28 January 2017

It may be a small restaurant with an interesting history hidden away in Fitzroy St. St Kilda, but it offers a great authentic range of French cooking to tempt your taste buds. We have eaten here before as well as the sister restaurant in Williamstowm...More

Thank NovaAustralia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9525 3943
Embassy at 97 has lovely, friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere. There is a giant chalkboard with chalk and colouring pencils and colouring books available for the kids as well as magazines and newspapers for the rest of us. The food is ranging from eggs to focaccia to traditional French food. While there is no specific children's menu, the chef is happy to do smaller portions. There is no charge for baby chinos and they have a great everyday special of coffee with a freshly baked on premises muffin, for $5! Seating is bench-style and there are tables outside: both on the footpath and in a small courtyard, meaning that you can sit with a group. Also of note is that there is a tram-stop directly outside the door.
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