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The French Brasserie

2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
613-9662 1632
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Ranked #105 of 4,139 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Every time I've been here I've not had a booking. They've always been extremely accommodating and the food has been consistently great. Personal attention from the owner, great service and good food makes for a great experience. Will keep going back.

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Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

It was not busy for a Friday, and is typically French. We would certainly go back and we recommend it. Besides good food and wine, we found the service particularly friendly and attentive. We were made welcome and encouraged to come back.

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Au
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Read about this restaurant prior to going to Melbourne. Had actually booked another restaurant for dinner last Saturday night but ended up changing our booking to the French Brasserie and was so glad that we did. Our waitress Lola was wonderful and very attentive (without being intrusive). Shortly after being seated we were provided with lovely bread and the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My fiance and I dined here last night... We had already been once before, almost a year ago. We were once again amazed at not only the quality of the food, but the service provided. Lauren is an amazing waitress and catered to our every need. Service and food of this kind seems to be a rarity these days, and... More 

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Melbourne
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Yum. Steak tartar yum. Steak yum. Cognac strong, but yum. Waiters are French, and fantastic. Highly recommended. Awesome night!

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Took my wife here for her birthday lunch. The staff and the food were terrific and we couldn't fault it. The posters on the wall and the map of Paris created instant nostalgia and recalled some great memories. Highly recommended for that special lunch with someone special

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We stumbled upon this restaurant on a dark and rainy night in melbourne, having been turned away from another popular haunt. The menu drew us in, as well as the ambience and welcoming charm of the maitre d'. The maitre d' was entertaining throughout the evening, and we were thoroughly looked after. My partner and I were seated and run... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary at this restaurant. The food was French and fantastic. The staff were attentive knowledgeable and very friendly. We were warmly welcomed. excellent service. Would highly recommend.

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Melbourne
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Have dined here a number of times, can always get a table. Delicious food & wine, Maitre d is very welcoming & friendly.

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The food was incredible, an interestingly delicious take on the traditional French beef bourguignon, service is impeccable and the chef has developed the menu magnificently!

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Additional Information about The French Brasserie

Address: 2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: 613-9662 1632
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Melbourne CBD
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

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