Belleville

4.2
20 reviews
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$40 and under
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Rotisserie Chicken
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  • Casual
  • Fun
  • Late-night Find
Hidden up a flight of stairs with an entrance tucked away in a trés Melbourne bluestone alley is Belleville. Its hard to find entrance opens quickly to a vibrant open warehouse space buzzing with energy and dripping with cool. The rotisserie chicken is the reason people flock here but with live music, gallery space and international DJ’s frequently making appearances there is always something happening up the stairs.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Rotisserie Chicken
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Hours of Operation
7 Days 11am - 1am
Dining Sun - Wed 11am - 10pm
Dining Thurs - Sat 11am - 1am
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Phone number
(03) 9663 4041
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Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Neighbourhood
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Cross street
Little Bourke Street
Reviews from verified diners
20 reviews
4.2 out of 5 stars
Outstanding
44%
Very Good
39%
Good
11%
Fair
6%
Poor
0%
4.3
Food
4.3
Service
4.0
Ambience
4.0
Value
86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
3.0Dined 6 days ago

Very less choices for food .i didn’t enjoy fried chicken at all.

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MB
5.0Dined on 10 July 2018

Very good food in a cosy ambiance. Perfect for sitting together with friends and having a nice dinner.

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AO
4.0Dined on 1 July 2018

Everything was good except for the member of staff assigned to our table, who took passive-aggressively ignoring us to new heights, and was brusque and uncommunicative when forced to interact with us, eg when delivering food to the table. We tried multiple times to get her attention when she was laying out cutlery on a table about ten feet away, but she concentrated even harder on this task and then walked back to the bar. Her colleague ended up doing half of her job, and he was lovely, including making up a fantastic mocktail for me. The place was not very busy, so we just assumed that our service person just hated her job. A pity, because it took the shine off an otherwise delightful evening.

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EM
5.0Dined on 21 June 2018

Great food and wonderful service! Great for business lunches or a casual Friday night sesh.

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EH
5.0Dined on 24 May 2018

Had a great evening at the Belleville with some colleagues from work! The Feasting menu was amazing (not often you hear people raving about the salad). Great service and vibrant atmosphere (without being overly noisy or crowded). Highly recommend.

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SE
4.0Dined on 11 May 2018

it was really nice service and caring from staff!

was great enough to feel happpy bday. thank you !

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ND
4.0Dined on 26 April 2018

Belleville is a vibrant place, good for sharing plates, and easy going continuous ordering as you go. It's probably not so great for the intimate romantic meal as the room is big and noisy but it's great for groups and flexible dining. Our table grew as the night went on, we started with 6 people and grew to 10 over a couple of hours - the Belleville staff had no problem accomodating for this. The philly cheese steaks spring rolls are a definite essential to try - the slice of steak inside is top-notch! Their standard rotisserie chicken is great. Their vegan chicken is also tasty for those non-meat eaters.
The cocktail bar at the back is actually my favourite spot, and where I usually go - it's more intimate quirky vibe with the circular bar.

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F
2.0Dined on 24 April 2018

Staff were not very attentive. One of the bar staff seemed to completely ignore us altogether and served 3 people before us. We had a table reserved for dinner but no one came to take our order for drinks until the whole table had arrived, so we had to keep getting up and going to the bar. When the music started I couldn't hear the conversation on our table. Once we started ordering food the service improved. Food was ok, nothing to rave about.

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K
4.0Dined on 22 April 2018

The best French fries & rotisserie chicken in Melbourne. Yummo.

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VC
3.0Dined on 6 April 2018

This is for young hip people-it’s a lively spot with cheap fast arriving roast chicken dishes. Very loud on a Friday night as it doubles as a bar and comedy venue. Food was good but unspectacular and came out quickly via very friendly waitresses. Uncomplicated dining in Chinatown

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S
3.0Dined on 31 March 2018

This was my last dinner with my friends before I left to go overseas for the next few years. It was too loud and we couldn't hear each other, I could only hear the person next to me and there were only 5 of us. The food was quite good, but I would have preferred somewhere else where we could hear each other.

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DM
2.0Dined on 25 March 2018

Rotisserie Chicken (the specialty) burnt over salty and dry .
I think food is an after thought for this venue

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JM
5.0Dined on 23 March 2018

Awesome little venue that you can easily miss if you aren't looking for it. Upstairs overlooking the corner of Swanston and Little Bourke St, this place has excellent food and drinks at excellent prices. A "Feed Me" option for $39 pp ? Definite winner.

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OT
5.0Dined on 18 March 2018

Absolutely loved it!

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C
3.0Dined on 1 March 2018

The music was deafening and for a dinner setting at 7:00PM it was absurdly loud. I left with my ears ringing and sadly wasn't able to enjoy the conversation of my table due to the music, which actually got louder and louder and louder as we were sitting there. I probably won't suggest catching up with friends there again, simply because I can't hear them and don't want to spend the whole time shouting and saying 'what'. The food is good and generous and the wait staff are pleasant.

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Z
4.0Dined on 17 February 2018

Great service and ambience, with an in-house DJ and views down into Chinatown for window-side tables. Food was good: very rich, with small serving sizes. Don't go here for cheap, generous servings; however, if you're looking for a stylish date night venue, it doesn't break the bank.

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OT
4.0Dined on 29 January 2018

Food was so very tasty but wish the service could have be on par. The waiter wasn’t approachable at all and didn’t know details on the meals coming out. She was so unnatentive that we had to get up and go and ask for a drink. The tiny round table situation joined together is not practical for big groups, nor are the seats at all comfortable. Overall food was brill.. service lacking

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B
4.0Dined on 26 January 2018

We'd been here on our last visit to Melbourne a couple of years ago and were pleased to be back. It was rather quiet, mid-afternoon on a public holiday, but it's a lovely room with a very Melbourne patina and the food was good. We'll be back.

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OT
4.0Dined on 21 January 2018

Came hear as the last time we came was fantastic .... this time was not as a great an experience. Sat down to peruse their menu and we know their rotisserie chicken is super tasty but we also had according to the Sunday specials an option of southern fried chicken which we all ordered plus sides.The waitress came back to tell us that the Sunday special finished at 5pm and they had also sold out of waffles. It was 5.10. The question was why were the menus for the Sunday special still on our table if it had finished?? Bloody annoying. So we reconsider everything including going somwhere else however we chose the rotisserie chicken plus extra sides. It took the waitress 15 minutes to come back to take our order which is way too long considering the menu is quite small. But yummy food nevertheless. The chicken and poutine is sensational and we will be back I’m sure.

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OT
4.0Dined on 17 January 2018

Great food, great vibe and delicious food. Nice to be able to book somewhere for dinner.

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