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The French Brasserie

2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 1632
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a cold Melbourne day this French Resturant provided a lovely place for lunch. Greeted at the door and felt welcomed by waitress. The meal was a set two dish menu or a three dish menu. Settled on the two plus a glass of red...More

Thank johnsteele507
Chrissy S, The French Brasserie at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour johnsteele507, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here at The French Brasserie. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining with us and that you enjoyed your two courses and wine. It makes us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some excellent value with the two courses and a glass of wine. All for $35!!!! We can't wait to give it another try!More

Thank Dino54ma
Chrissy S, The French Brasserie at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour Dino54ma, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here at The French Brasserie. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining with us, and that you enjoyed your two courses and wine. I'll be sure...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service was impeccable-loved the beef tartare and the charcuterie board was divine. Minute steak was fantastic as was the wine to match. Loved our waitress Sarah who was on the ball for everything. A perfect waitress, funny and witty and made our...More

Thank jennyamor
Chrissy S, The French Brasserie at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour jennyamor, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your experience here at The French Brasserie. We appreciate the feedback, kind words and wonderful review. I'll be sure to pass along your compliments to the team. We are happy to hear you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a cold windy day and we decided on here after seeing the sign offering 2 or 3 course set lunch with a glass of wine. We had entree one being a nice rich pea soup with bread and the second a quiche with...More

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

Bonjour Kezzasboy, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here at The French Brasserie. We're pleased to hear that you stumbled across us on a cold Melbourne day, and were able to take refuge here with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a dinner with some work colleagues. Don’t normally do French.The staff were quite helpful and friendly and the restaurant itself looks good. But I must say the food is a little underwhelming.had a mix of starters that were ok ,French onion soup was...More

Thank ShanoP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not been here before but this place is an authentic gem in Melbourne. We were keen to try but not familiar with the restaurant so we tried the lunch express - 2 & 3 course set menu. The food was delightful and wait...More

Thank macenchill
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour macenchill, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here at The French Brasserie. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining with us, and that our staff and team took great care of you. I'll...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a dinner here based on trip advisor reviews - we were looking for something a bit fancy for dinner that night. In fact - a degustation! We have had some amazing degustations in the past from all over the world and wanted to...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Great service and very trendy atmosphere. The wine list was excellent. Whilst not the best French food we have had, it was authentic.More

Thank jandjadventures8
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour jandjadventures8, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here at The French Brasserie. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining with us, and that our staff adn team took great care of you. I'm...More

Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Visited the brassrie several times while on 6 weeks trip to Melbourne and loved the restaurant! Cozy, delicious food, very good price on the menu!More

Thank Andres H
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Bonjour Andres H, Thank you for your kind words and feedback, and for visiting us regularly when you're in Melbourne. We appreciate your continued support and that you had a lovely time. I'll be sure to pass on your feedback to our staff and team,...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Very nice experience at the French brasserie! Good tasty and friendly person there. Just go and try it!

Thank Blair C
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Bonjour Blair C, We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining with us. I'm glad our team took great care of you and you enjoyed the food. Thanks for visiting, we appreciate it and hope to see you again soon. Merci, Chrissy

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Liz L
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, Special occasions, Large groups, 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
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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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