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The French Brasserie

2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 1632
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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.

Thank jandjadventures8
Reviewed 4 days ago 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 3 days ago

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 6 days ago 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 3 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, very good food and good wine selection. Some sélections of the nicest french specialties (steak tartare, oignon soup, and more). A great restaurant alltogether !!More

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

Bonjour Charles R, 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 there were a number of items you enjoyed on our menu, and that there were a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a perfect dinner with family at The French Brasserie, such a cosy atmosphere and staff members were so welcoming. A night filled with beautiful wine, unforgettable food and happy memories made!More

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

Bonjour Priscilla R, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and here with us. We're pleased to hear that our team took great care of you, and you had a lovely evening at The French Brasserie. I'll be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we walked in the door the staff made us feel very special. We had a big group as it was my birthday, when our waiter found out they made it even special! We had a 4 course meal with matching wine, it was fantastic...More

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

Bonjour Love, 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 elected to celebrate your birthday here with us, and thank you for entrusting such a special occasion...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon arrival, we were warmly greeted by the host who then showed us to our table. The food & wine was excellent, the staff were attentive. A great night was had!More

Thank dbenc82
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour dbenc82, We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining with us, and that our staff and team took exceptional care of you. I'm pleased you enjoyed the food, wine and service. Thank you for your recommendation, we look forward to welcoming you back again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant whilst heading to a concert ...can not fault the place .. the service was exceptional and very friendly , and our meals were delicious.. We had the snails for entree , followed by mussels & the cassoulet for mains .....More

Thank reddog742014
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour reddog742014, Thanks 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 discovered us while in Melbourne, and we hope you had a lovely time at your concert. It seems...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us had dinner one working day. French good excellent as usual. Little amount but french cuisine is like that. Excellent service by Max the waitrer. A taste of Europe in AustraliaMore

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

Bojour Miguel B, Thank you 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 I'll be sure to pass on your kind words...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely evening to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We went all out and had the degustation menu with matched wines and thoroughly enjoyed three hours of beautiful food and wine. The staff a friendly and attentive in a great atmosphere...More

1  Thank andor09
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour andor09, 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 entrusted us to assist you celebrate such a special moment and memory, of your wedding anniversary....More

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Liz L
28 August 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
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$15
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
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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