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Northern Git

Average price $75
9.1/10
237 reviews

Free serviceImmediate booking

Restaurant menu

Chef’s recommendations Michael Slade

Average price $75 Special request

Scores & Reviews

Excellent
9.1/10
based on 237 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :9.2/10
Service :9.2/10
Setting :8.9/10
  1. Julie M.
    Julie M.
    • 10 reviews
    10/10

    We both thoroughly enjoyed the Pork Schnitzel and Coleslaw, the portion servings were large and extremely tasty. We felt very welcomed and received attentive service. Can thoroughly recommend this Neighbourhood Gem.

  2. Frank K.
    Frank K.
    • 8 reviews
    10/10

    The food was delicious and the staff were friendly and attentive.

  3. Frank K.
    Frank K.
    • 8 reviews
    10/10

    The food was delicious and the staff were friendly and attentive. Very good ambiance.

  4. Frank K.
    Frank K.
    • 8 reviews
    10/10

    The food was excellent and the staff were pleasant and helpful, I also liked the ambient atmosphere, a good experience all round.

  5. Anastasia A.
    Anastasia A.
    • one review
    10/10

    Delicious food and great service. Nice drink selection. We ordered the fish special and really enjoyed it. We will definitely go again even though we’re from the other side of town.

  6. Belinda N.
    Belinda N.
    • 26 reviews
    9/10

    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

  7. Janette W.
    Janette W.
    • one review
    10/10

    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 ????

  8. Phil S.
    Phil S.
    • one review
    10/10

    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.

  9. Murray D.
    Murray D.
    • 21 reviews
    9/10

    Always a favourite

  10. A A.
    A A.
    • 281 reviews
    7.25/10

    Always great food and drinks

  11. Judith B.
    Judith B.
    • 16 reviews
    9/10

    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.

  12. A A.
    A A.
    • 277 reviews
    8.25/10

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

  13. A A.
    A A.
    • 264 reviews
    7.75/10

    Lovely food and good service

  14. Roberta W.
    Roberta W.
    • 4 reviews
    9.75/10

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

  15. A A.
    A A.
    • 281 reviews
    8.25/10

    Great steaks prepared just right and with the right accompaniments

  16. Greg C.
    Greg C.
    • 20 reviews
    9.5/10

    Great food. Back soon

  17. Janine A.
    Janine A.
    • one review
    9.75/10

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

  18. Belinda N.
    Belinda N.
    • 26 reviews
    8.25/10

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

  19. Tara G.
    Tara G.
    • 8 reviews
    8.5/10

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

  20. A A.
    A A.
    • 285 reviews
    8.25/10

    Excellent Sunday roast lunch

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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