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Chez Olivier

121 Greville St, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
+61 3 9525 2273
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“escargot” (11 reviews)
“duck” (35 reviews)
“onion soup” (10 reviews)
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French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
121 Greville St, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only one staff member wasn't French, so our love of all things French was sated with this visit. The snails were delicious, goat's cheese salad, mussels and onion soup all got a thumbs up, and the mains excelled. The accompaniments with the duck confit was...More

Thank Ranipuss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The manager here has seriously BAD attitude. She is aggressive and unprofessional. This restaurant expected us to use the same tiny bread plates used to eat the bread in for our steak!! Imagine trying to use steak knives on a tiny little plate! And when...More

1  Thank sjfeiglin
Tiffany B, Gérant at Chez Olivier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mme, thank you for your review. To answer your q to the sizing of our plates, we do have different ones: a bread plate and a sharing plate. The sharing plate is purposely smaller than a traditional plate so customers can enjoy an amazing...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is an authentic small French restaurant with warm wood paneling. We have been there many times in recent years and have never been disappointed with the food. The duck is especially delicious making this definitely our go-to place for French cuisine and atmosphere.

Thank Hi D
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Back in Melbourne and thought that instead of dinner we would have lunch at what has become a favourite. The seafood soup was as good as ever and equally fine was the barramundi mains. We added green beans cooked in garlic to the set price...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A true Parisian restaurant in Melbourne. Great menu, service and prices are reasonable. I have been back many times and will continue to do so.

Thank 31,081,957
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Whilst French cuisine is not usually a choice for me, I was pleasantly surprised. This was a dinner with golfing buddies and one of them chose Chez Olivier. I had a tasty entre of cheeses in filo with some salad and an even more tasty...More

1  Thank Tim A
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Chez Olivier is a fabulous little neighbourhood restaurant where you can get great Parisian food and wine at affordable prices. I started off with the classic French onion soup while my partner had the oysters with red wine vinegar and shallots. The soup was luxuriously...More

1  Thank Greg F
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Like a typical French restaurant ,seating is tight but better than in Paris. Service could be improved, just like in France, but the food is authentic just as good as any Chez in the centre of Paris. Menu selection is truly authentic, bit more refined...More

Thank Gtrain217
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Big group of us ready to enjoy classic French cuisine and we weren't disappointed. Our own room, splendid service and spectacular menu. Classic French duck dishes are a specialty here, along with the crepes. We were rowdy (but polite) and the staff were unfazed as...More

Thank geraldq
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Excellent French. Nice ambience, good service and great menu. Wide range of choice for a French restaurant but the cassoulet section won out with me, with success.

Thank burra154
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Greville St, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Stonnington  >  Prahran
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9525 2273
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