Northern Git

Average price $75
225 reviews

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Scores & Reviews

based on 225 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :9.1/10
Service :9.1/10
Setting :8.8/10
  1. Belinda N.
    • 25 reviews

    The food is always well cooked and presented The service was excellent and even though the restaurant was heaving they accommodated our requests. I would say the tables are very close together by the kitchen which can be a bit annoying if they are busy. Overall we loved the food and service and beverage knowledge was outstanding I highly recommend this place

  2. Janette W.
    • one review

    Manchego croquettes were the highlight after the company. Bartender was a bit serious but floor staff were fun. Great atmosphere and yummy food. We’ll be back ????

  3. Phil S.
    • one review

    We came in with a party of six (we'd made a reservation, we're not savages) for my fortieth birthday dinner. Everything was fantastic; food, drinks, service; it was all great. I had the "bacon wrapped eye fillet" and it was absolutely perfect. It could have come with more sides/options though, it was a bit expensive for what it was. The only fillet they had left was 300 grams so it ended up being a $75 steak and it only came with the steak itself and a handful of beans (which were also delicious). Perhaps some roast chats or something on the side would be good, maybe some mash if it's on hand. Something to fill out the plate a bit and make it feel like a full meal in and of itself would be great. Everyone else around the table had similar love for their meals as well. For dessert I had the doughnuts, and oh man. if you go and get the Crême Brulée you will have a fantastic dessert but still dessert wrong. The doughnuts were fantastic. For drinks, I had their Old Fashioned, and their "British Invasion", both of which were very good. However, the Invasion was surprise stunner. It was like a slightly chocolatey, somehow citrusy, espresso martini; complex, and interesting yet well balanced. All up, I'll definitely be back again someday. Zero hesitations on a repeat visit.

  4. Judith B.
    • 16 reviews

    Special of fish unfortunately not available and it was only 7pm ,why bother offering it ? Another item on the menu was again unavailable. Disappointing for the Birthday Boy. Probably won’t go back . Seems to have something since our last visit.

  5. A A.
    • 275 reviews

    Staff were friendly and very helpful. Food was great. Will definitely be going back.

  6. A A.
    • 264 reviews

    Lovely food and good service

  7. Roberta W.
    • 4 reviews

    Awesome food and service as always must try special menu changes regularly and every time full of surprises definitely in a good way!

  8. A A.
    • 277 reviews

    Great steaks prepared just right and with the right accompaniments

  9. Greg C.
    • 20 reviews

    Great food. Back soon

  10. Janine A.
    • one review

    Order the rump!!! You WILL NOT regret it!! AMAZING!

  11. Belinda N.
    • 25 reviews

    Great food the barramundi dish was divine- we really enjoyed our meals Service was slow but it was a Saturday night and busy

  12. Tara G.
    • 8 reviews

    Large serve so select well if you want to try dessert. Great service

  13. A A.
    • 279 reviews

    Excellent Sunday roast lunch

  14. A A.
    • 274 reviews

    Top notch. Best selection of beers on the north side of town, and the food is next level.

  15. Leonie H.
    • 3 reviews

    The food was outstanding and the service impeccable

  16. A A.
    • 287 reviews

    Food was delicious, atmosphere was cool and casual, will be back

  17. A A.
    • 299 reviews

    Great steaks in a comfortable atmosphere

  18. Craig J.
    • one review

    Quality service, they even made me a special yorkie without milk.

  19. Daniel N.
    • one review

    The atmosphere was cosy. Was a little pricey but would definitely recommend the Sunday Roast was exceptional. Food did a while to come out.

  20. A A.
    • 261 reviews

    Great venue with lively atmosphere. Excellent selection of english craft beers. Decent wine list. I think the steaks are a little pricey.

More information

How to get to the restaurant

757 High St, 3071, Thornbury, Australia

Directions to get there

Melbourne North East, Preston, Thornbury

About the restaurant

No bollocks dining

Looking to be well fed and watered in the north while feeling relaxed the whole time? Check out The Northern Git, named after chef and owner Michael Slade's nickname that was given to him by a close friend many moons ago. At this neighbourhood eatery you will feel right at home in the casual environment providing a no bollocks dining and drinking experience. Inside, there's a large dining room as well as a standing room and stools at the polished timber bar offering a place for those 'drink only' types to perch. This is a buzzing bar and restaurant with terrific fare to match. From house made pork crackling to grass fed aged beef, the menu has it all to make your mouth water. Check it out.

Best dish: pork schnitzel with house coleslaw, potato aioli


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