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The French Brasserie

2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 1632
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 2 days ago via mobile

Stumbled across French Brasserie in Malthouse Lane by chance, we booked a table for 6 and had the most amazing night of fabulous food and superb service, would highly recommend

Thank IloveParis57
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant tucked away in a small lane. The staff were extremely obliging and the food very good, all at a reasonable price.

Thank Paul s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Typically understaed French elegance complimented by attentive and professional staff. The food was delicious and well presented. The wine lsit was excellent and will cater to all tastes.More

Thank Lee S
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Bonjour Lee S, 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, and that our staff and team took great care of you. I'll be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of those Melbourne restaurants that everyone should try! Hidden down a lane way, wonderful French service, spectacular food. We have now been twice, and have loved it each time.More

Thank Susan M
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Bonjour Susan M, Merci for you review and kind words. We're pleased to hear that you're return diners and I'll be sure to pass on your comments to our staff and team. We appreciate your recommendation, and we look forward to welcoming you back again....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply amazing food , combined with exceptional service. Our waitress was very helpful with menu selection and recommendations. Must try the john dory fish or the eye fillet.More

Thank CJF5498
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour CJF5498, 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant gets 3 stars for the service and it is a nice atmosphere , but other than that we were disappointed It has a small menu with no specials but the most disappointing is the size of the serves. I had a rack of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the restaurant my husband and I always book a table at when we are heading to Melbourne. We have never been disappointed with the service or food.More

Thank annie351p
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour annie351p, We're pleased to hear that you are return visitors and diners of ours when you visit Melbourne. I'll be sure to pass on your comments and compliments to our staff and team. Thank you for your continued support and for joining us, without...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Read about The French Brasserie in "Where", sounded great, very close to our accommodation and what a find! I lived in Paris for 12 months, my husband and I have visited Paris and France many times; how wonderful to find such a gem - the...More

1  Thank 1313dp
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour 1313dp, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here at The French Brasserie. We love to hear of guests that have spend time in France, and I hope you practised some of the French language...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our food was sensational, perfectly cooked. Staff were welcoming, attentive and extremely professional. We are definite fans and this will become a Melbourne favourite I am sure.More

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

Bonjour visitorfromCoffs, 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, and that our staff and team took great care of you. I'll be sure...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the French Brasserie for lunch in August. This is a truly French restaurant offering excellent food and excellent service. The best we have experienced in a very long time. Well worth a visit!!More

Thank 621dougw
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour 621dougw, Thank you for sharing your experience of lunch with us and others. We're pleased to hear that your visit was a great one, and I'll be sure to pass on your comments and compliments onto our chef's and team We're very humbled to...More

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Liz L
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2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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13 May 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
24 February 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
US$16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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, Cash Only, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: 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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