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Madame Brussels

Level 3, 59-63 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
(03) 9662 2775
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Ranked #213 of 4,030 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $26
Cuisines: Wine Bar, Fondue, Creperie
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had a lovely couple of hours. A little noisy with all the hens parties, but otherwise nibbles and cocktails were brilliant. We asked for the bill, we wanted to pay by credit card. The guy came over with the EFT/POS machine handed it over and it was up to the point off accepting the total already? Luckily I looked... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Very pretty comfortable rooftop bar and the perfect place for a Pimm's with the girls. The view is great - go on a sunny afternoon and sit back relax and forget that you're in the city. You could almost imagine you were on a rooftop in Paris!

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Ballarat, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I met my wife and daughter for a drink today. They had been to a Stage Show and we met afterwards. People should go there, have a drink and soak up the atmosphere. I had a glass of red which was very nice so I don't know what the cocktails are like but if they are half as good as... More

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Wodonga, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Wow. This place has it all, atmosphere, great staff, indoor or outdoor areas and cocktails to die for. The value is fantastic, you can get a jug for $55 which will give you about 8 glasses of cocktails per jug. Great value. Some wonderful light meals on the menu, but cocktails are their specialty. The music is appropriate for the... More

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Queensland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We saw the Qantas magazine review on Madam Brussels and so went for a look. It was a bit hard to find with the signage a little abstract but when we did we were pleased we ventured in. Relaxed atmosphere and quirky tennis outfitted bar staff meant the view from the roof top area was very interesting both looking inside... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Love coming here on a sunny day to sit out on the balcony. The decor is cute (think Alice in Wonderland) and the friendly staff wear cute tennis whites. They do great mulled wine in teapots with tea cosys, served with teacups and saucers. A bit on the pricey side but nice to try out anyway. A little bit hard... More

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sydney
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This place has quirky in buckets, but it's brimming with charm and fun. It was cold out on the terrace when we visited, but our especially efficient and smiley waiter was quick to make sure we had heaters, blankets and mulled wine. It's my second visit and I'd go back again. It's kinda what Melbourne means to me: a fun... More

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This place is a Melbourne gem our concierge told us. It was hidden on the third floor beside a multi-storey car park. The place was decked like an English tea party and the staff were dressed in tennis gear. Within minutes of finding the place we had hot pink faux fur blankets and a heater to fend off the cold... More

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Newcastle, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The venue has a colourful history , but now a days the house of ill-repute sells cocktails and cupcakes. Outdoor heaters are on or you can request a warm blankie. It is worth the journey just for the quaintness, but bring your wallet with you.

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Madame Brussels is easy to miss. Up a few stairs and lift to the third floor and in the centre of Melbourne. Open from 12 noon till very late, I've enjoyed lunch a few times and afternoon teas and drinks. A friendly atmosphere with quirky garden furniture and padded seats. There's an indoor area with astro turf up the bar... More

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