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The French Brasserie

2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 1632
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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$$$$
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2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was fresh and the service was very quick and pleasant. We had the fish, chicken and steak. All were delish and tender. The drinks menu is extensive and the food menu is simple and fresh and you can even do a degustation. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank timntoots
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour Tim, 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 there were a number of dishes that stood out to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful French dining experience with every fine detail you would expect, coming from the experience of the French owner himself, who was the first to greet his guests with a smile and as if we were old friends. The staff were wonderfully attentive to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marianne Y
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour Marianne Y, Thanks for your kind words, review and recommendation. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining with us, and it seems that you indeed meet our owner Hadji. We're pleased that the staff and team took great care of you too, and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a client lunch at The French Brasserie.Great location just off Flinders Lane.Really liked the scallops as an entree and minute steak for a main.Well prepared and tasty.We matched the food with a well priced Rhine red($70).Attentive service.Not cheap at $230 for two pre...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DavidFD7586CR
Chrissy S, Guest Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour DavidFD7586CR, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here with us at The French Brasserie. We're pleased to here that you enjoyed dining with us,and entrusted us to look after your client lunch. We'll be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful food. Good value Staff are mostly French, adds a nice touch Atmosphere is relaxed and cool Food is amazing Wine list extensive Will definitely eat here againMore

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nicky_c79
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour Nicky_c79, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with a review of your visit and experience here with us at The French Brasserie. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed dining with us and that you like the food, wine list and atmosphere....More

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This was the 3rd time at the French Brasserie and still the same welcoming by Hadj, service, atmosphere and not to forget the food and the chef creativity... Will come back very soon.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Thierry O
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour Thierry, Thank you for your kind words, review and recommendation. We're pleased to hear that your a return guest and diner, and we appreciate your continued support. We'll be sure to pass on your kind words to Hadji and the team, and yes please...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018

The French Brasserie in Melbourne truly makes you feel as if you are in France with a wonderful atmosphere, delicious authentic dishes and French staff who are always friendly and efficient. I have eaten here on several occasions and everytime has been a great experience....More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank globalreview2018
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour globalreview2018, Thank you for your kind words and recommendation. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed dining with us, and that you're a return guest and visitor. Thanks for your continued support. We'll be sure to pass on your comments to our team, and...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Oh the french onion soup! Check out this restaurant, perfectly situated in Malthouse Lane, bustling with ambience and warmth. ..More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lilyroseAustralia
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thanks for your kind words, review and recommendation. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed dining with us, and that the French Onion soup was a stand out. We'll be sure to pass on your feedback to our chefs and team, and we hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 2 November 2018

Tucked away in a Melbourne laneway ( Malthouse Lane) The French Brasserie is a really excellent French restaurant . Consistently good for over a decade this is a great spot not to be missed. Very French & Very Good

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gregory P
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Merci Gregory for your kind words and review. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed dining with us, and we appreciate your continued support over the years. Thank you for visiting, and we hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 19 October 2018

Warm welcome by Sarah and friendly service by Guillame. Excellent food - well presented and delicious. A little slice of France.More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank TinyT97727
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Merci for your kind words and feedback. We'll be sure to pass on your thanks to Guillame and Sarah, and we thank you for mentioning them by name. We're glad that you enjoyed dining with us, and we hope to welcome you back again soon....More

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. We had the 5 course degustation which was excellent - the scallops being a highlight. I mentioned it was a birthday in the booking. We were welcomed with complimentary sparkling whilst we ordered and they brought us a decorated plate with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank phillipcharl2n
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Bonjour phillipcharl2n, We're pleased to hear that you entrusted us with such a special celebration like a birthday to celebrate with us. We're glad to hear that our staff and team took great care of you, and that you enjoyed the scallops and experience. I'll...More

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LizL2229
29 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
USD 14
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
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
  • 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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