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Central Business District
0.1 km from Flinders Street Station
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Excellent Crepes sweet&savoury
1. Excellent Crepes sweet&savoury
"So happy to have found this little gem of a place."
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2. Amazing French Atmosphere
2. Amazing French Atmosphere
"Loved the ambiance"
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3. Visit immediately
3. Visit immediately
"For a true authentic French experience visit the Roule Galette."
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Roule Galette is a little piece of France in the city where you will find French staff, speaking the language of Voltaire who will serve you in a warm and intimate setting reminiscent of Montmartre in Paris. Music, whether Breton or French songs of the last century or more modern times will accompany your meal along with authentic Cider from the Pays d'Auge in Normandie, or Cotes du Rhone or Burgundy wines. Not to forget the inimitable Orangina.
USD 4 - USD 14
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
French, Cafe, European, Healthy
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 25 August 2021

Roule Galette is one of Melbourne's favourite dessert spots. It's in Flinders Lane, near Swanston Street. The Galette are a sort of crispy pancake, made of buckwheat, which is a seed, not a grain. The buckwheat is grown in Tasmania. You can also order the...more conventional crepes. By the way, the gallette are gluten free, as they are made of grain-free buckwheat. The original Gallette come from Brittany, on France's Atlantic coast.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 2 February 2020

It was an exceptionally hot day and we were fortunate to find an empty table inside the tiny indoor, very quaint part of the restaurant which is separated by an alley from the few outdoor tables opposite and another tiny indoor area where you pay...for your meal. A very interesting unusual set up which works well. The staff all seemed fluent in French and with many of the patrons chatting away in French too, we enjoyed feeling as though we were in France. My husband wasn't at all enthusiastic about stopping here for a meal and reluctantly ordered the terroir sausage meal whilst I ordered the sweet brie crepe. We both enjoyed our freshly cooked meals. The iced coffee drink was so delicious that my hubby immediately ordered a second. He was also wanting to sample a dessert crepe, but found he was too full. He is so pleased that we visited this fantastic restaurant and I know this will be on our agenda next time we visit Melbourne. In spite of the restaurant being so small, we never felt rushed and it was a very relaxing and wonderful dining experience.More

Date of visit: January 2020
497micheld497, Directeur général at Roule Galette Melbourne, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2020

Thank you for your soo nice words about Roule Galette. We are happy you enjoy the time spent with us. Merci.

Reviewed 12 July 2021

I had passed by a few times, but it was always busy. Today I timed it right and got to try a Galette. It was delicious and reminded me of Breton cuisine from times past. I looked longingly at the milkshakes and creamy deserts that...others were having, but my coffee and Galette were both great and I needed nothing more. The service was good and I was brought water without having to ask.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 3 July 2021 via mobile

Went for breakfast with the family. Everyone loved their crepes and beverages. Excellent service too. The Crepe Normande was outstanding

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 29 June 2021 via mobile

Excellent service and food. Better Galettes than we had in France. Small cafe perfectly priced for a lovely break in the city.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 26 June 2021

Came here on a Saturday and was not aware of the 10% service charge on the weekend. Had two savoury crepes and two sweet ones, the spiced beef & lamb sausage one was our favourite. The waiters were friendly, even offered us to try the...French chestnut spread before in a teaspoon before ordering the sweet crepes. Overall we enjoyed our meal here.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 23 May 2021 via mobile

Our favourite Melbourne eatery. Excellent crepes and great atmosphere. Happy staff working very well together.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 6 May 2021

Roule Galette serves buckwheat pancakes, originating in Britany, on France's Atlantic coast. The pancakes are made of buckwheat. It is a seed, not a grain, so it is gluten-free. Buckwheat is grown in Tasmania. The galettes taste good, rather crisp. You can have a variety...of fillings. By the way, you can also have crepes, the more conventional French pancakes.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 30 April 2021

I haven't had a crepe from a french cafe before and now I don't need to look for another one. Delicious. Staff were friendly, atmosphere (sitting outside in the lane) was exotic. Definitely will visit again. Looking forward to trying a galette.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 21 March 2021

Delicious crepes and galettes, extremely friendly staff, adorable little laneway and a great atmosphere in this lovely cafe. Highly recommend!!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Annette D
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Mastercard, Visa
Michael W
8 July 2017|
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Sorry but we have not high chair. Our place is very small.
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We have Licence but not BYO :)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Roule Galette Melbourne

Yes, Roule Galette Melbourne offers takeaway services.

Roule Galette Melbourne is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5