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Hellenic Republic Brunswick

434 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Melbourne, Victoria 3057, Australia
03 9381 1222
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Ranked #18 of 4,030 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $40
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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.
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

The first thing about this restaurant is how knowledgable the waiters are about the dishes. Most of the wine is Greek, however, we were able to taste before we chose. The food was simply delicious. There were some really interesting twists on Greek cuisine. Definitely will return.

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Perth, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This place is super. The food and service us excellent. The cheese with fig is definitely a recommendation also the lamb shoulder! Very reasonable with the price also. Would return for sure.

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Newham
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Had lunch here today and I was pleasantly surprised. I thought all the hype about the owner may of been a cover for mediocre food, like many other celebrity chef's establishments, but this was not the case. The banquet was great and reasonably priced. Loved the Ouzo based spritzer and we had a Greek White wine which was great. The... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Went for a family Father's Day early lunch. Didn't choose the banquet just off the normal menu. Took advice of the waiters regarding serving sizes.. Fantastic. The rice pudding was the best. Thanks

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Went there with a few friends. Booked a couple of weeks in advance but only availability was 5:30 . Staff were nice and polite and attentive. Simple decoration. Good was just amazing. We asked our waiter to help choosing number of dishes based on number of people on the table, his suggestion left us with a lot of left over.... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Really nice, tasty food. We ordered the $58 banquet which was great value for money. Plenty of food - the right amount and a good variety of dishes. The food was, for the most part, quite light but still very filling. Even the lamb shoulder- although it sounded heavy, was actually just right. The service was excellent and efficient-staff knew... More

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Au
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We surprised our daughter with a visit to this amazing restaurant for her birthday...she realized on the way in the taxi! From the minute we arrived there was a lovely bubbly vibe. The waitress helped with our choices, and was all over the gluten free food issues. I was thinking share food, and our coeliac ...a no no. But it... More

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calgary
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14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We met as a group. The service was great. Helpful without being intrusive. The food was really good. Simple home-style food, yet very tasty. The prices were reasonable as well. We all loved the donuts. Try these if you can still fit in dessert at the end of your meal.

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Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Went with a group of 7 family members for a Saturday lunch and had the $58 banquet. The food was great- really fresh, tasty and good variety. However, the restaurant was incredibly noisy. You had to speak really loudly to hear each other due to conversations from tables nearby. I ended up with a headache. Would love to go back... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We attended the Australian Open & combined some sightseeing with our stay. We only ate once, that was enough, not sure what the fuss was about this restaurant?? Hardly Greek food, more like Modern Australian cuisine, influenced by Greek-Australian cuisine, definitely not Greek! Price wise, quite expensive, portions are quite small, some plates were ok, but they do not 'blow... More

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