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Hellenic Republic Brunswick

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434 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
03 9381 1222
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All 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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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visiting Melbourne to catch up with family, having recently returned from Greece our son recommended Hellenic Republic. Always enjoyable to watch the cooking staff at work, we ordered the $49 share plates. The saganaki with figs was a highlight and the dip really one of the better ones. The wine was OK if a little pricey as were the beers.... More 

Thank Pauline K
Brisbane, Australia
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for a birthday dinner and had a very nice experience. The food was lovely - very tasty. Portions were large - we couldn't finish the food and staff offered to package it up to take away. Service was very good and staff were friendly. Would definitely recommend

Thank MACCA91
Melbourne, Australia
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have just written a negative review for a sister restaurant of this Hellenic Republic which is near water. However, this Hellenic (Brunswick) is the exact opposite in every way. The four of us arrived at for lunch without a booking and were happily accommodated with a mention that we would have to finish by a certain time because the... More 

Thank Peter D
Kiama, Australia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff are excellent and not the subject of any criticism. To be honest though the food was good but very overpriced for what it was. There are many more Greek restaurants around that do better. For a banquet the variety was very limited. Not looking for huge portions but just variety. Surely that is what the name banquet suggests.

Thank chris8886
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a chance to go to this really awesome restaurant in Brunswick. I love Greek cuisine and I definitely loved the food. Don't expect to get special treatment there as they are very busy almost all the time. But the staff try their best to get your order out on time. Loved the food. Never had a classic Greek... More 

Thank la belle d
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointed in service and banquet sizing! Left the restaurant hungry and $125 out of pocket, not the way I wanted to celebrate a birthday.

Thank Sarah J
Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been a year since we've eaten here. Went for a la carte this time. Every dish ordered was tasty and fresh. Service is still fantastic, atmosphere is great and we really enjoyed every dish. I had the mussels which were very fragrant with a hint of lemongrass. Of course to finish off the night we had the loukoumades which... More 

Thank AudreyH50
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fusion menu is well worth try... But due to the crowd and booking they go through the staff will pressure you and expected you to jump on to the chair, swallow everything you ordered and jump out 10mis to your allowed booking time. Be aware to order all you need at first go as were told that you cant... More 

Thank CSTK
Greater Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The banquet is fabulous as it gives you enough of several different dishes to appreciate. Food is fresh and well presented. Waiters explain each dish as it is delivered. Only criticism is it can get a bit noisy depend ending where you are seated. Love the open kitchen

Thank 590phyllisi
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay food and expensive wine. Not bad, the waiter was a bit precious and the meal was a bit rushed and noisy. I won't be racing back.

Thank Heather A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $40
Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 434 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moreland  >  Brunswick East
  • Phone Number: 03 9381 1222
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?