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The Barre  - The Barre, Melbourne, AU-VIC

The Barre

4.3
4.3
844 Reviews
$40 and under
Modern Australian
The Barre, Arts Centre Melbourne’s sleek space, offers a touch of luxury and hint of showmanship. You’ll find a lively pre- and post-show buzz that takes the bar and eatery from early evening to late night.

The modern Australian menu, with its emphasis on fresh seasonal ingredients, offers both small and larger dishes to be shared and enjoyed with friends. Choose from a well-considered wine list with prominence to local winemakers, an exciting range of craft beers and ciders, or a distinct selection of cocktails and small-batch Australian gins and single malt whiskies.

The world of booze, bubbles and beers is ever-changing and The Barre is excited to also offer a range of alcohol-free options.

From a pre-show sparkling with a share plate, a meal with a fine wine or a mellow late-night drink, we invite you to join us at The Barre.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 30 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $40 and under
  • Cuisines
    Modern Australian, Afternoon Tea, Wine Bar
  • Hours of Operation
    Tue–Fri 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat, Sun 11:00 am–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (03) 9281 8317
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive Chef
    Andreas Koker
  • Area
    Southbank
  • Cross Street
    St Kilda Rd
  • Parking Details
    The Arts Centre Melbourne car park, owned and operated by us, is located just minutes from The Barre, our theatres, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) and central Melbourne, with 24-hour car parking available at competitive rates. Please note: Our car park has a height restriction of 1.9m.
  • Public Transit
    By Train - get off at Flinders Street Station in the Melbourne CBD and walk for a few minutes along St Kilda Road, over Princes Bridge and the Yarra River. By Tram - stop in front of Arts Centre Melbourne at the Arts Precinct stop number 14: 1, 3, 3a, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67 and 72. This tram stop is fully accessible for people who use wheelchairs.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 844 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.3
4.3 based on recent ratings
  • 4.1Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.1Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • City Centre

    Gluten-free-friendly

844 Reviews
  1. DonaldC

    Melbourne

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Potato gnocchi spoilt by sweet corn Chicken rather bland with equally bland sauce No salt or pepper on tables Was given wrong drink Asked for a Chardonnay and got very different dry wine Waiter apologised and said we would not be charged for .We were ! He brought 2 glasses when only one was ordered Not told what wine I got instead Got charged for the wine I did not order At least only one glass was charged Chatcuterie plate excellent as were the Arancini A good pass overall Went to Barre as The dining Room was closed until July Hope for better things next time

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  2. KayeS

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 15 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Needs simpler lunch size meals not necessarily just sandwiches. The mini shredded pork sliders you used to have would be good to see them on the menu again

    1 person found this helpful

  3. SusanO

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 15 April 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Good place for a light lunch after Morning Melodies

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  4. CherieW

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    AMAZING STAFF AND BEAUTIFUL VENUE GREAT SELECTION OF DRINKS AND FOOD

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love the barre. Makes going to theatre a special event.

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  6. Catz

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 12 April 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Whilst enjoying the last mouthfuls of one of our dishes, the server tried to take the plate, despite me having my fork in the dish and about to take a bite, and hovered until i finished it.! We had another plate that clearly was finished and she didn’t take it. Seriously do things have to be whisked away the minute one plate is done. Very perplexing.

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  7. LeanneC

    Tropical QLD

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on 12 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We had a theatre booking so we only chose the Barre because it was conveniently located. However the quality of the food and excellent service means we will visit again.

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  8. JoanneB

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 9 April 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, great service. Although one meal came out later than the others.

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  9. KathMM

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding service, attention to detail spot on! Nothing was too much effort!

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  10. RosemaryR

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 4 April 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Waiter not very attentive even though very few diners in the room

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FAQs

The Barre is rated 4.3 stars by 844 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 30 times today
Google Map for The Barre

Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, AU-VIC 3004

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    St Kilda Rd
  • Area
    Southbank
  • Hours of Operation
    Tue–Fri 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat, Sun 11:00 am–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $40 and under
  • Cuisines
    Modern Australian, Afternoon Tea, Wine Bar
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking Details
    The Arts Centre Melbourne car park, owned and operated by us, is located just minutes from The Barre, our theatres, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) and central Melbourne, with 24-hour car parking available at competitive rates. Please note: Our car park has a height restriction of 1.9m.
  • Public Transit
    By Train - get off at Flinders Street Station in the Melbourne CBD and walk for a few minutes along St Kilda Road, over Princes Bridge and the Yarra River. By Tram - stop in front of Arts Centre Melbourne at the Arts Precinct stop number 14: 1, 3, 3a, 5, 6, 16, 64, 67 and 72. This tram stop is fully accessible for people who use wheelchairs.
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Diners Club, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Andreas Koker
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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