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The Barre  - The Barre, Melbourne, AU-VIC

The Barre

4.3
4.3
861 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

9:30 pm


Booked 21 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 861 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
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • City Centre

    Gluten-free-friendly

861 Reviews
  1. SusanO

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    The noise level has been a bit higher lately but I guess it has been busier inside 🤷🏻‍♀️. Food and coffee were good.

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  2. ElizabethB

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    First time we had been to the Barre in its new format. Food was excellent so was the service.

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  3. Susan

    London

    36 reviews

    4.0

    36 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Lovely, friendly, warm and thoughtful service from all staff. Thank you!

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  4. DiPAlot

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 11 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    There were three of us. We all had a delicious meal and enjoyed delicious wines. The service was very friendly, and helpful and very attentive. The restaurant was comfortable and kept at a pleasant temperature. Next time we will be coming the Fairfax Theatre and will defend motel be making a booking for dinner at The Barre. It was so lovely to be in a place where we could talk to each other and be heard.

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  5. RelleG

    Melbourne

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful food, fabulous service, our favourite place to meet before our MTC plays.

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  6. AllysonH

    Victoria

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 28 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Ashlee helped me a great deal with my booking. I was so impressed. Thank you. Allyson Hankin

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Victoria

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 May 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    I love the new sharing menu however it is a juggle with such large plates on such small tables for two. Othe than that, everything was wonderful, from the menu choices, speed of service for a pre-theatre meal and of course the delicious cocktails. As always the service was welcoming and friendly with finishedplates cleared away ina timely manner. We'll definately be back!

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  8. MichelleC

    Melbourne

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on 11 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We dined here before the theatre on a busy Saturday night. The staff were very friendly and efficient and were able to serve us a couple of courses in less than an hour without feeling rushed. The food was delicious and reasonably priced. Would happily recommend dining here and will be definitely be back.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 11 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good humour from the wait staff. Upgraded our table when asked if one was available. Fresh, wholesome, interesting dishes. Plenty to eat. City prices. Attentive service. Lovely setting & great ambience. Close to the Fairfax Studio.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 May 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Service was prompt, friendly and professional however, the serving of saganaki was overcooked and very leathery, proving to be difficult to cut through.

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FAQs

The Barre is rated 4.3 stars by 861 OpenTable diners.

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2 people

9:30 pm


Booked 21 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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