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The French Brasserie

2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 1632
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good food and service. We went for the degustation. Sarah served us and she was very good offering suggestions, etc. A very enjoyable nightMore

Thank Constance G
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Bonjour Constance G, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed our degustation menu and that our staff made an impression. I'll be sure to pass on your kind...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After two previous visits, my wife and I had to bring our friends for dinner. We had a great evening, the service was great as always and the food was excellent. My personal favourite is the Soupe à la I'oignon, and is a must to...More

2  Thank Adam O
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Bonjour Adam O, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here. We're pleased to hear that after 2 visits you loved us so much you brought your friends for a third. We are glad you all...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there for lunch and I had the gnocchi w cauliflower purée and roasted cauliflower and there was so good. I really enjoyed the dishes but also I enjoyed my time w the waitress Sarah, she make me feeling like if I was in...More

2  Thank stefanosdl87
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Bonjour stephanosdl87, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here. We're pleased to hear that our waitress took great care of you, made you feel welcome and you enjoyed our hospitality. I'll be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for dinner last night with a group of friends and from the moment we walked into the door we were warmly welcomed. The service was excellent and the food equally delicious. I will certainly be coming back.More

2  Thank Ghassan O
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Bonjour Ghassan O, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here. We're pleased to hear that our staff made you feel welcome from the start and that you enjoyed dining with us. I'll be sure to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well what can I say? If you love the French and their food you will love this restaurant. The wait staff are all French which gives a great atmosphere. This place I must admit is a hidden gem situated halfway down Malthouse Lane. The prices...More

2  Thank TanyaCrane965
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Bonjour TanyaCrane965, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here. We're pleased to hear that our staff took great care of you and that you enjoyed dining with us for your birthday. We appreciate the praise...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quarterly LBWC dinner held at The French Brasserie. The service from the moment we entered was excellent, very friendly greeting at the door and a good touch of French humour throughout the night from all staff. The menu was challenging only in the sense that...More

2  Thank Graeme A
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour Graeme, Thanks for taking the time to provide us and others with such a vibrant and lovely review of your visit and experience here at The French Brasserie. We're pleased to hear that you and your guests had a lovely time, and that our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to experience French cuisine on a budget this is the place for you. As expected the food portion not great that makes you want to eat again somewhere else after. However, if you are after for ambience and have a taste of...More

Thank emilytaylor2017
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour emilytaylor2017, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit here at The French Brasserie. We're pleased to hear that you were introduced to our menu, and the express menu is for those customers who are looking to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and great food. Our waitress Anne was excellent. She was very attentive and had an extensive knowledge of all the options on the menu. Very authentic experience! Have been before and will keep coming back!More

2  Thank Huw W
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour Huw, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here. We're pleased to hear that Anne ook great care of you and that you enjoyed dining with us. I'll be sure to see it that she...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a little gem! Staff were welcoming and professional. Food was superb and the chocolate dessert was a perfect finish! Highly recommend this restaurant and will be back.More

2  Thank alicegrey2018
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour Alice, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here. We're pleased to hear that our staff took great care of you and that you enjoyed dining with us, also that you had room for dessert....More

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

A brilliant recovery from a potentially awkward start by the maître d and the team at The French Brasserie. We arrived 5 minutes earlier than our booking time and were asked to wait in an outside seating area. Given it was winter and we were...More

2  Thank Stuart G
Chrissy S, Guest Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Stuart, Thanks for your review, comments and feedback of your visit when you dined with us recently. I can assure you that the welcome you received is very much a part of the welcome here at the venue and hospitality we extend at The...More

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LizL2229
August 28, 2017|
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Response from Chrissy S | Property representative |
Hi Liz, The French Brasserie is in Melbourne at 2 Malthouse Lane in the CBD
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puppyman2015
May 12, 2017|
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Response from Ngaio R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Just call; or go direct to their web site.. google and there you are!! wonderful location and menu
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Foxcombe
February 23, 2017|
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Response from Chrissy S | Property representative |
Foxcombe, you can certainly ask for an extra plate if you're intending to share the meals and dishes. They will however plate on the one plate, as it is easier during peak service and so you'll see the dish as it should come... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9662 1632
  • E-mail
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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