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The French Brasserie

2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 1632
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cassoulet” (42 reviews)
“charcuterie” (18 reviews)
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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

Very welcomed when we get in, beautiful decoration, great place, excellent location, fantastic staff, amiable French owner, tasty and exceptional food. We had a great time with our three years old son. Top of the list of restaurant to experiment and have regular meals. Thank...More

Thank Fofoelunico
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Bonjour Fofoelunico, Thanks for your kind words, feedback, review and recommendation. We're pleased to hear that you had a wonderful time visiting with us and that you enjoyed the food as well as the decor and service. I'll be certain to pass on your comments...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There's an abundance of French restaurants throughout Melbourne...and this one is very much worth the effort. In a little laneway off Flinders St.... next to exhibition st. it's the pick of the bunch I reckon. Easy parking next door in a public car park. It's...More

Thank Jeremy A
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Bonjour Jeremy A, Thanks for your kind words, feedback, review and recommendation. We're pleased to hear that you appreciate the effort and service of our wonderful team, that makes everyone feel welcomed. They are always more than happy to answer any questions you may have...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

The overall service was impeccable, not to mention the food...woah Finished the evening off with a game of hangman with the restaurant owner.More

Thank Mitch H
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Bonjour Mitch H, Thanks for your kind words, feedback, review and recommendation. We're pleased to hear you had a great time, and that you enjoyed the food and service. I'll be certain to pass on your compliments to our staff and team. Merci and we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always a great joy to dine at the french brasserie,i went there for my birthday ,and today the 7/4/2018 to dine with my family , i told them so much about the charcuterie and the great atmosphere . I arrived a bit early...More

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

Bonjour angeliuswings, Thanks for your kind words, feedback, review and recommendation. We're pleased to hear that you chose us to have your birthday celebrations. We are glad to hear you had a great time, and that you enjoyed the food, wine and service. I'll be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the best tartare at the French Brasserie. Always loved this place, great service and wines. Never disappointing.More

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

Bonjour Zouba B, Thanks for your kind words, feedback, review and recommendation. We're pleased to hear that you are one of our wonderful regulars, and that you held the food, service and wine all in such high regard. We appreciate the recommendation for the tartare...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a total French experience you can’t go past the French Brasserie, Magnifique ! From the moment you are greeted at the door you are made welcomed. Great food , atmosphere service and a great wine list. We loved it and will be Definitely back...More

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

Bonjour Gabrialpapsis, Thanks for your kind words, feedback, review and recommendation. We're pleased to hear that you had a lovely visit and experience with us. We're glad our staff made you feel welcomed and you enjoyed the whole french experience. I'll be certain to pass...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I travel the world and it would have to be one of the best restaurants I’ve had the pleasure to go to. Exceptional food and service, not to mention the wine.More

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

Bonjour Filomena C, Thanks for your kind words, feedback, review and recommendation. We're pleased to hear that you had a lovely visit and experience with us and that you held the food, service and wine all in such high regard. I'll be certain to pass...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambiance and service. Service is very efficient, coordinated and appealingly ‘cheeky’. Menu is comprehensive and very French. Wine list is also very French, and affordable. A mix of classic dishes with good staples.More

Thank desp737
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour desp737, Thank you for your kind words and feedback, we appreciate your review. We're pleased to hear you loved our service styleas well as our menu and that you had a lovely time. I'll be sure to pass on your feedback to our staff...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a cold Melbourne day this French Resturant provided a lovely place for lunch. Greeted at the door and felt welcomed by waitress. The meal was a set two dish menu or a three dish menu. Settled on the two plus a glass of red...More

1  Thank johnsteele507
Chrissy S, The French Brasserie at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour johnsteele507, 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 you enjoyed your two courses and wine. It makes us...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Some excellent value with the two courses and a glass of wine. All for $35!!!! We can't wait to give it another try!More

Thank Dino54ma
Chrissy S, The French Brasserie at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bonjour Dino54ma, 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 you enjoyed your two courses and wine. I'll be sure...More

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Liz L
August 28, 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
May 12, 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
February 23, 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
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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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