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Hellenic Republic Brunswick

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434 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Melbourne, Victoria 3057, Australia
03 9381 1222
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Hellenic Republic is a traditional Greek taverna with a contemporary twist...
Hellenic Republic is a traditional Greek taverna with a contemporary twist - perfect for modern Melburnians!Our food philosophy is simple – fantastic, fresh produce to prepare traditional recipes in a clean, contemporary style. At Hellenic, kefalograviera saganaki is served with sweet peppered figs; local wines are served by the half litre and succulent meats are cooked over char coal.We recommend our Trapezi menu as the best way to dine at Hellenic Republic, where our chefs prepare a selection of our finest dishes for guests to share. The restaurant seats 120 guests, or alternatively can accommodate up to 220 standing guests for a stand up cocktail function.
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 324
    Excellent
  • 123
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Glad we went

Went there curious to try a George Colombaris restaurant . We were glad we did. We asked our very helpful waitress on recommendations and we tried several dishes which we shared . The food was great and so was the wine from Greece. It is a bit noisy for conversation but that went with the casual... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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sydney,aus
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108 reviews 108 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Went there curious to try a George Colombaris restaurant . We were glad we did. We asked our very helpful waitress on recommendations and we tried several dishes which we shared . The food was great and so was the wine from Greece. It is a bit noisy for conversation but that went with the casual atmosphere of this restaurant.... More 

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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Dining in a restaurant by George Collumbaris was already an exciting thought. Was impressed by the value of the set menu & loved the pita with the white fish dip - it was so yummy! The food was all pretty good & the salad was amazing. Service was excellent as the staff tried to make it as comfortable for all... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I have not had such excellent Greek food as I had here. Its beautiful - a modern take on some classics - without abandoning the foods roots. Our service was great - catering for our table very accurately. The menu isn't easy to work by yourself so the service is very important so you don't waste a lot of food.... More 

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roma
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

They told me this restaurant was run by a masterchef winner. But no where close to a professional restaurant: we arrived 15 minutes early and the waiter at the entrance told us to go to a bar down the road and grab a drink because their own bar was full. Excuse me ! When its pouring rain outside you never... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Despite rocking up in shorts for an early dinner they found room for us at the shared table and made us feel very comfortable. Service was slick and professional and the food great. There was a little miscommunication about one of the dishes (we thought they had forgotten it entirely but they only forgot to tell us it would take... More 

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I loved coming to Hellenic Republic the food is amazing. We had the banquet and it was really good I would definitely recommend it. The staff were also amazing very professional.

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Holmesville
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

If you enjoy Greek food then you must eat here. It is divine! The atmosphere is amazing and the food is incredible. The staff adds to the experience with their wonderful personalities.

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Melbourne
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Generally, we are big fans of the Georgie empire. We've eaten at most of his restaurants, and love the food at this one in particular. We've been to HR numerous times, and always bring interstate visitors here. The food is consistently wonderful, we've never had a bad dish. However, to the not-so-good this time: firstly the noise level. Whilst I... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Staff at the Brunswick restaurant were super helpful at accommodating the dietary requirements of everyone in the family. They always had a smile on their faces and were very approachable. Foods was delicious, but the rice pudding dessert definitely deserves a special mention!

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

A new baby makes dining out difficult so we opted for take away. Really first class food well packed in plastic take away containers. The spit roast chicken was particularly good. A delicious balance of caramelised meat and seasoning. The courgette and pepper salad was great with it. Not cheap but worth it!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 434 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Melbourne, Victoria 3057, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 03 9381 1222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 40

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Hellenic Republic is a traditional Greek taverna with a contemporary twist - perfect for modern Melburnians!Our food philosophy is simple – fantastic, fresh produce to prepare traditional recipes in a clean, contemporary style. At Hellenic, kefalograviera saganaki is served with sweet peppered figs; local wines are served by the half litre and succulent meats are cooked over char coal.We recommend our Trapezi menu as the best way to dine at Hellenic Republic, where our chefs prepare a selection of our finest dishes for guests to share. The restaurant seats 120 guests, or alternatively can accommodate up to 220 standing guests for a stand up cocktail function.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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