Rascal Brunswick

4.7
31 reviews
$40 and under
Wine Bar
Wine-bar, kitchen and bottle-o!

We champion local and seasonal products with an emphasis on showcasing the best of Brunswick!

The wine-bar offers two food menus (a full ‘Kitchen Menu’ on Wednesday-Sunday nights and a bar-menu all other times) with an accompanying by-the-glass beer, wine and cocktail list. Diners are also able to choose from bottle-o products with a small corkage fee.

The bottle-o is walk-in and online and focuses on funky, affordable and fun products!

For more information visit www.rascalbrunswick.com

Bookings are available for dinner, however walk ins for snack and a drink during the day are welcome!

Support Rascal Brunswick during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 31 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.6
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.3
Value
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Mish
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food and cocktails and service was fantastic!

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AshC
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Recommend! Loved it, great cocktails and delicious food!

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MiraO
1 review
Dined on 21 November 2020
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience4

The look of the venue is funky. I would recommend for drinks only though.

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Karen
1 review
Dined on 18 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We mostly went to Rascal for the cocktails which were delicious but ended up having a cheeky wedge of cheese which was very tasty. The staff in Rascal are excellent, incredibly accommodating and helpful. Will be back!

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Rob87
1 review
Dined on 15 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing booze selection, lovely food and service, run by excellent women who have tonnes of hospo experience. What's not to love?

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britts
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

we were outside so it was fairly noisy on the street with cars, nothing that can be helped though. food and service was outstading. highly recommend!

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CatsReviews
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2020
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience4

The service was great but the food was a bit overpriced

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BridgetM
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The staff were fantastic, as was the food and wine - thanks!

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eleni
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was good. Staff was friendly and drinks amazing

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LeahR
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Had a great time! We had the most lovely waitress who was super helpful and attentive. Helped me choose the right bottle of wine to have with our dinner, overall fab time and delicious food!

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ClareAzeline
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great bottle-o selection and spritz' on the menu. The pumpkin salad, oysters and chicken sandwich were all very, very good!

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jennil
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Great food. Restricted seating at moment due to COVID but looks like would be nice inside

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Nice food and good service

OT
OpenTable Diner
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 28 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic! The food and the wine where great and the service was outstanding!

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SerayaB
1 review
Dined on 3 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Amazing food! Great choice of drinks. Perfect place for a catch up with friends. Definately will come again.

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JessP
1 review
Dined on 26 June 2020
Overall3Food5Service2Ambience4

The food was delicious, set up considering COVID restrictions was excellent however we won’t go again as it was such poor value. The SMALLEST serving sizes I’ve ever seen - there is no difference between small and large plates with the exception of the lamb neck dish. $23 for pasta and the entire serving fits in the palm of one hand. It’s a beautiful space and amazing local ethos - just don’t go in hungry or mind spending $$$$

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OpenTable Diner
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 23 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

So good 😊 we had a great time lovely atmosphere 🙌🙌🙌

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 17 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Lovely first meal out in awhile. Great choice of wines, service and food fantastic!

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tishwalla
Melbourne / VIC
5 reviews
Dined on 13 June 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Limited food and drink choices on the menu

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OpenTable Diner
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 6 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Occassion: slight lifting of lockdown.

Was interested to see how different it would be with restricted numbers but, actually I kind of preferred it!!

There was still a vibe about the place and everything went smoothly. Didn’t feel interrupted, it didn’t feel empty or without atmosphere; it all felt very normal.

Food was amazing across all courses, I outlined that I wanted a hot climate type Shiraz and the staff went off and found precisely what I wanted, service was super-friendly.

Had a great time and it was a reminder that the good times are not far away and that they are worth being patient for.

Thank you Rascal!

PJ
PJH123
1 review
Dined on 6 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food, super friendly service and really clean as well - staff were constantly cleaning to make everyone feel at ease

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Jenn
New England
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food, great wine and cocktails and helpful staff

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AndrewF
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The service food and drinks were all spot on! Really great addition to the Brunswick area.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

The menu is interesting and very tasty. The wine menu is big and the staff know them. Highly recommended.

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Saffy
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience3

Excellent interesting food but let down a bit by slow service. Hopefully this is a teething problem and could be resolved by putting on extra staff.

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Jess
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Was a nice evening - started to get busy just after we arrived but once we ordered, the food came out quite quickly.

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DanielG
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

We went here on a date night and were pleasantly surprised. Beautiful room and ambiance. The friendly staff were fantastic - attentive, efficient and knowledgeable.
We will be back to try more of the food as the quality, flavour and presentation was outstanding.
Note to owner - please fix the door lock on the front door. We were locked out of the restaurant upon arrival, our experience on the night made up for this unwelcoming start.

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KristyA
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a great evening here. Amazing menu, attentive staff and perfect evening for a few drinks and great food

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foodme
1 review
Dined on 5 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Good food and service. Would be great if they can somehow stop the cigarette smoke floating in. We copped it a few times during dinner.

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Jake
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

Lovely! The space is beautiful as was the wine and food. Portions were larger than we expected and everything was delicious. A great addition to Sydney road, we'll be back.

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MelanieS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

By far the best place in Sydney Road. Ticked all the boxes. Staff fantastic, food amazing, wine list extensive and reasonably priced and the décor was super cool. Will definitely be back.

FAQs

Rascal Brunswick offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (03) 9114 2817.

Rascal Brunswick is rated 4.7 stars by 31 OpenTable diners.

Rascal Brunswick does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.rascalbrunswick.com/products/rascal-brunswick-gift-card.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.