We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The French Brasserie

2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 1632
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cassoulet” (42 reviews)
“charcuterie” (19 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:30 Hours
CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (530)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 504 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Degustation menu was well executed. The long pause between courses perhaps could have been shortened. The only course i didnt really get on with was the soup, but luckily there were many well executed courses which followed.

Thank williamgore
Reviewed 4 days ago

What an Unforgettable experience we had at The French Brasserie. My husband and 3 yr old son went there to celebrate Bastille Day. The 3 course menu was well thought of with Signature French dishes on offer. I had the French Onion Soup, which was...More

1  Thank Britt C
Reviewed 1 week 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 6 days ago

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 1 week 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 6 days ago

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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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

1  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

1  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

1  Thank desp737
Chrissy S, Public Relations Manager at The French Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 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 14 June 2018 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

Nearby
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 163 hotels in Melbourne
Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne on Flinders
1,825 reviews
.07 miles away
Punthill Manhattan
418 reviews
.11 miles away
Grand Hyatt Melbourne
4,822 reviews
.11 miles away
Sofitel Melbourne on Collins
5,636 reviews
.12 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Eau De Vie
680 reviews
.02 miles away
Tonka
608 reviews
.05 miles away
pastuso
675 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby Attractions
ACDC Lane
83 reviews
.02 miles away
Collins Place
33 reviews
.09 miles away
Duckboard Place
8 reviews
.01 miles away
Picture This Ballooning - Melbourne and Yarra Valley
519 reviews
.13 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Liz L
28 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Chrissy S | Property representative |
Hi Liz, The French Brasserie is in Melbourne at 2 Malthouse Lane in the CBD
1
Vote
puppyman2015
13 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
0
Votes
Foxcombe
24 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
1
Vote
Improve this listing

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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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)
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing