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For 2
Date
Fri, 4/20
Time
7:00 PM

Fitzroy Social

4.1
149 reviews
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$40 and under
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Modern Australian
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  • Fun
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
Located just outside of the Melbourne CBD at 222 Brunswick Street Fitzroy, you will find an eclectic and impressive venue in Fitzroy Social. Housed in a former warehouse and featuring artwork throughout by renowned artist David Bromley, Fitzroy Social has fast become one of Brunswick Street's most popular bar and restaurants. Featuring $20 Lunch Menu, A La Carte Menu, $5 Pizza specials, Set Menus, Kids Menus, as well as dedicated Gluten Free and Vegan Menus. Daily deals, every day happy hour and rotating drink specials make Fitzroy Social the ideal venue when catching up with friends and family. Only a short walking distance to public transport on Bell Street. Off-street parking is available in neighboring streets.

With an overall venue capacity of 400 people it is perfect for large sit down lunches or dinners in the main room, casual drinks and canapes in our front rooms, or events seeking privacy in our upstairs function room.
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Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Modern Australian, Dining Bar, Pub
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Hours of Operation
Monday- Tuesday: Closed
Wed- Thursday: 12pm – 11pm
Friday- Saturday: 12pm – 1am
Sun: 12pm – 11pm

Kitchen hours:
Wednesday - Sunday: Noon -10pm

PLEASE NOTE – We only take reservations for lunch or dinner in our dining room. We do not take reservations for drinks in the bar area. To be seated in the dining room, at least 1 main meal per person must be ordered.

For bookings over 12 we require a credit card to secure the booking. We only charge your card in an instance where your group was a no show then we would charge $10 p/p to the card provided.
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Phone number
(03) 9825 8950
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Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Catering
Fitzroy Social has multiple spaces suitable for birthday's, engagements, christening celebrations or corporate events. A booking with Fitzroy Social means you can sit back and relax as our staff provide full food and beverage service to you and your guests.
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Neighbourhood
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Cross street
Moor Street and small cross section of St David Street
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Parking Details
The closest parking lot is located on Rose St Fitzroy. Off street parking is available in the surrounding streets.
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Public Transit
The number 11 Tram stops at the intersection of Brunswick Street and Bell Street, only a short stroll from Fitzroy Social. For those who would like to take a walk through the street of Fitzroy, take the train to Parliament Station - it's a 15-20 minute walk to the venue.
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Entertainment
Fitzroy Social features a large projector inside the venue which shows LIVE sporting events. Themed menus for special holidays such as Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, New Years Eve.
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Special Events & Promotions
Special themed menus for notable holidays such as Valentine's Day, Mother's Day and Father's Day.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

With spaces to accommodate everything from group dining, birthday drinks, stand out corporate events to incredible, unique weddings – we have the perfect spot for you!

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What 149 People Are Saying
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4.2
Food
4.2
Service
4.0
Ambience
4.3
Value
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on 25 March 2018

We had a fantastic time at Fitzroy Social. We had a set menu and every dish that came out from entrees to mains, sides and dessert was delicious and unique. Fantastic beer and vibes as well! Would completely and utterly recommend.

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4.0Dined on 24 March 2018

Food was great, the service good.
Only issue was the terrible music selection by DJ. Very repetitive and not right vibe.

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5.0Dined on 24 March 2018

We were very happy with our meals, exceptional value for money and great night out! Highly recommend and we will be back.

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5.0Dined on 17 March 2018

We had a Saturday lunch .. the food was outstanding, and the service was exceptional.

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5.0Dined on 9 March 2018

Amazing!! Stop thinking about it and just do it!! Staff were friendly and food omg!! Delish!! Entres were amazing lamb cutlets were cooked to perfection and the Nutella caramel tart I can’t even! The only downside was my husbands steak was chewy! But for $59 I’m not complaining. I’m a bit eater and so is my husband and we had leftovers

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3.0Dined on 2 March 2018

We were waiting to be seated and a lady walked right past into the dining area and talked to the service guy and she got seated straight away.
I found that rude on her part unprofessional on the guys part.
We followed what the sign said and he served her first.
We ordered our food ;Chicken parma with Gravy and Honey Marinated Hamburger.
It took 1 hr for the food to come out. Way way too long.
We were starving.
My meat pattie was so dry but luckly it had flavour .
My friends Chicken Parma was basically a piece of Chicken Schnitzel drizzled with gravy and very basic not appealing looking colelaw.
It didn't look appetizing at all.
The vibe and music was awesome.

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4.0Dined on 28 February 2018

Outstanding service, great ambience and a creative delicious menu

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4.0Dined on 24 February 2018

Great, fun restaurant. Food was great and we loved the décor and the music. Only issue was that the tables were too close together so that no one could move around between the chairs.

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5.0Dined on 17 February 2018

Delicious food, attentive service and overall a great value restaurant. Staff to be commended in their diligence.

Regards,

Stuart

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3.0Dined on 14 February 2018

Staff gorgeous and apologetic. Long wait for food. Food was cold too many menus on the night. Ambiance okay, decor great tables crammed in to close to one another table and a seating arrangements not a good set up for the night, Like a heard of cattle waiting for the truck all tightly fitted in one spot
Over all happy with our menu and price, good variety, just a pitty on the wait and cold food.

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5.0Dined on 14 February 2018

It was our first time at Fitzroy Social and we were celebrating Valentine's day. We loved the decor and art work as well as the plants all along the ceiling. The service was fantastic and food was delicious! Highly recommended and we'll definitely be back for Happy Hour some good deals and drinks!

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3.0Dined on 10 February 2018

Good Glutenfree menu with choice. Enjoyed the food, but atmosphere most likely not aimed at my age group (over 50). Music slightly loud for conversation.

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5.0Dined on 3 February 2018

Great atmosphere and service. Our waiter was very attentive and friendly.

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5.0Dined on 2 February 2018

My husband and I had a great time. The food and service was excellent. Definitely we’ll go back again!

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3.0Dined on 2 February 2018

Nice atmosphere and great service. Food very average

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5.0Dined on 20 January 2018

Was amazing but the place was uncomfortably hot, would recommend to others

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5.0Dined on 13 January 2018

Great ambience and decor. Varied options on menu for everyone in our group including gluten free. Lunch special for $20 including drink is fantastic value

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3.0Dined on 16 December 2017

The only thing I can fault and that is probably a deal breaker for my friends and I is that the stench from the toilets was so overpowering and off putting. We were sitting close to the toilets and could keep on smelling the odour very much like a urinal soap bar not unlike a public toilet smell in the middle of the freeway. Once you entered the toilets the smell was so strong your eyes would water and it was engrained in your nose.

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3.0Dined on 7 December 2017

Only went here as it was a local bar that I had used about 4 years ago when last in Melbourne. Used to be Little Creatures, but had since changed. Was not as good and was quite empty. The food and beer that we had was ok, but not as good as I remembered.

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4.0Dined on 29 November 2017

There wasn’t many items on the menu for vegetarians or vegans, epecially for a restruant in Fitzroy.

The only reason I ate there was for the ambience and cocktails.

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5.0Dined on 10 November 2017

cool, wesome place to take teenagers or older for dinner. Perfect thanks

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3.0Dined on 10 November 2017

Fun place to go on a Fri/Sat night, nice large serves of wine (always makes me happy), cheap drinks during happy hour. Only thing was the food was pretty average but i did order the salad, perhaps the more fried food is the way to go there.

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5.0Dined on 8 November 2017

The friendliest and nicest staff I have experienced for a long time. Food is always lovely.

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5.0Dined on 4 November 2017

Loved the decor! A warm and cosy environment for such a large space. Food was delicious. Would definitely recommend it!

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4.0Dined on 22 October 2017

We thought it was very good. We will come back. Food was good. Service was good. It was good value.

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3.0Dined on 5 October 2017

Waiter was nice but the food was cold when it arrived at the table. He brought it over straight away so the chef was at fault. Not impressed given how few people were there.

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3.0Dined on 15 September 2017

Second visit, first visit came for a saturday lunch and was spoilt with amazing table service and quick food service, this visit I came for my birthday, and although I still loved the prices, drinks, and vibes, i was really disappointed with the service and food. My meal came out (beef poutine) literally freezing and soggy (everyone elses was warm and fresh) and staff seemed too busy to care. Noone greeted me or my group and we didnt know where to order and the staff were a bit rude. Will still come back for drinks or maybe for food not on a busy friday but never again for a group dinner or for my bday again. Hope this is constructive feedback guys love the cocktails and such reasonable pricing / great vibes just a few hiccups on our friday booking

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3.0Dined on 3 September 2017

We were very disappointed with the service. We sat in a booth but as we were on the other side of the rope we had to go to the bar to order (very odd)!!!! It was not clear what we had to do. Service was indecisive and unclear. The meal was very nice and good value for money. We ordered the burgers which my children said were delicious, one being a gluten free bun. Table service at a table would have made for a more relaxed and pleasant experience.

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3.0Dined on 2 September 2017

This venue is amazing and the service was good. Food was standard American style however, it was dead. A real shame. The food quality could go up a knotch and the bathrooms could do with a little nicer smell rather than the blue tablet smell. Overall, okay. Could be so much better.

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5.0Dined on 12 August 2017

Really cool place, id definitely go again! Just a little thing, I hate complaining but we came at about 730 for food and the music was a Bit loud that I had to shout across the table haha

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5.0Dined on 11 August 2017

Brilliant venue for my sons 18th birthday dinner. Great food at reasonable prices. Service was prompt and courteous. Lived the music, decor and general vibe. Have already recommended to friends.

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4.0Dined on 10 August 2017

Went for lunch using a voucher that basically offered 241. Great variety of food. And the amount of food was more than enough for two. Food was delicious, especially the crumbed lamb cutlets. The caramel and nutella tart, also good but needed some cream or ice cream to reduce the richness. My only complaint was that the building was very cold, my husband had to go back to the car to get our coats.

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3.0Dined on 5 August 2017

Way too long wait time just to order. The food and drinks were really nice and the theme of the restaurant was great.
I dont mind the idea of ordering at the bar instead of table service, however the lack of staff at the bar was ridiculous. It is a big venue and a lot of people are let in, but obviously to save money on wages it is extremely understaffed at the bar- we had to wait over half an hour each time we went to order which is insane. The bar staff were great but it's not fair to put the pressure on them of trying to serve so many people with so few staff. Bad management there.

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4.0Dined on 29 July 2017

great sevice and good size meals the wine was very good

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5.0Dined on 29 July 2017

My husband and I went for the second time in 2 months and found the staff attentive, professional and friendly.

Our hostess, the lovely Stephanie made the eve...she offered so much of herself explaining she loved hospitality and wanted to further her career overseas. This staff member should be recognised for excellence in customer service.

The food was of top quality, prepared well. We were communicated with each step of the way.
Thanks for a memorable evening,

Julie Cassandra...

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4.0Dined on 23 July 2017

We've been to this place when it used to be Little Creatures Bar and it was always pumping with people then and you had table service. Fitzroy Social was basically empty when we arrived for a Sunday lunch. Only a couple of tables with people on them, so completely different to Little Creatures ambience. We waited at the front of the restaurant for a few minutes waiting to be shown to our table but we were completely ignored. So we walked up to the bar and said we had a reservation! We were then taken to a table right next to another couple (huh? there were heaps of other tables so we could at least have some level of privacy). I immediately asked if we could have one of the booth tables which got the nod.

We had the $59 for 2 people menu which include a shared plate of their 4 entrees, a main course each and a dessert, and also a glass of wine. From then on it was table service which was a relief. It appeared that if you weren't in a booth then you had to order your food and drinks at the bar and collect your own cutlery and salt/pepper from a table next to the bar.

The food was ok especially for the price. Entree was pork belly, arancini balls, 2 pieces of cinnamon calamari and 2 small slices of bread with home made butter. For mains I had the crumbed lamb cutlets and my husband had the eye fillet, both with a couple of sides. Serves were huge and the food was very tasty. And finally for dessert we had the salted caramel panna cotta and the chocolate ganache. And all of this with a glass of wine each and the price was only $59 for both of us. So very good value for money. The only downside was when we wanted another glass of wine and had to queue up at the bar behind other diners ordering their meals.

By the time we left there were quite a few more people dining so the atmosphere was a lot better. Overall a good experience with a few hiccups along the way. Perhaps a sign at the front asking diners to seat themselves would have been handy.

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5.0Dined on 22 July 2017

Amazing food and amazing value. It was a little loud for dinner with friends. And the dynamic was young.

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3.0Dined on 15 July 2017

The first time I went here the food was great but this time it wasn't. The bread for the burger was really dry, chips weren't as good either. Not sure if it was because it was a Saturday night and busy but it was better mid week. Steak was bland and serving sizes small for the cost of the meal.

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2.0Dined on 15 July 2017

Our Indian waiter was very abrupt. They were busy and don't employ enough staff to cater for the amount of tables hence service suffers. Food was ok, but portion were small

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4.0Dined on 15 July 2017

We really enjoyed our evening and would visit again! Also has some great function rooms. Great place if you like busy loud environments, hard to chat to other people unless they are next to you at the table. Loved the look of the plants and chandeliers hanging from the ceiling.
The only things they could improve on would be faster serving of meals as they took a long time, shut the front door as it became really cold inside we were needing to put coats on.

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