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Meet the Chef

Philippe Mouchel was born in Normandy, and commenced his apprenticeship at the Hotel le Grand Cerf, at age 16. In 1991 Philippe and his family relocated to Australia where he opened the restaurant Paul Bocuse at Daimaru in Melbourne. In 2005 Philippe opened French restaurant, The Brasserie by Philippe Mouchel, at Crown and then in 2010 he opened P M 24, which closed in 2014. ‘Philippe’ opened in June 2016 and showcases traditional yet innovative French cooking.

Restaurant menu

Chef’s recommendations Philippe Mouchel

Lunch Prix Fixe Menu
$55
Average price $95 Special request

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Drinks not included. Available on the booked timeslot.
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Scores & Reviews

Excellent
9.1/10
based on 657 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :9.1/10
Service :9.2/10
Setting :8.9/10
  1. Charlie S.
    • one review
    10/10

    Could be one of the best french restaurants in Melbourne. I had the $55 lunch (with duck leg as main) plus "escargots" (snail ????), all of them taste really good. Waiters and waitresses are polite as well. I will come back again.

  2. Aniket D.
    • one review
    10/10

    I booked dinner for my fiance's birthday. What an amazing place.. The staff was super helpful and friendly. The food was just awesome. Best french restaurant we have been till date. Can not wait to go back again. SIMPLY AMAZING!!!!!!

  3. Lyndall E.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Great restaurant hidden off Collins St - this is my favourite restaurant and I take all my family and friends there, food is delicious and service is impeccable- lunch time special is well priced and includes wine

  4. Vikki H.
    • 4 reviews
    8.75/10

    Always have a good meal at Philippe.

  5. A A.
    • 251 reviews
    10/10

    Consistent good experience every time

  6. A A.
    • 274 reviews
    9/10

    The lunch special menu is a real bargain. The food and service were excellent and the accompanying wine was a good selection and a generous quantity. We are returning next week!

  7. Walter W.J. U.
    • 22 reviews
    10/10

    Philippe should have had the hat years ago, so consistently excellent.

  8. Emily M.
    • one review
    8.25/10

    Lovely dining experience, food was classic and of a consistently high standard. Staff were friendly and attentive Only small thing was my husband ordered chefs selection of oysters but staff offered no explanation as to which oyster was which, this we felt would have been a nice touch

  9. Catherine H.
    • 6 reviews
    10/10

    Consistently fantastic with delicious food and excellent service. The prix fixe lunch is excellent value.

  10. Catherine H.
    • 6 reviews
    9.75/10

    The Prix Fixe menu for lunch is exceptional value. Absolutely delicious food and warm and professional service. Cannot recommend enough.

  11. Ronald R.
    • one review
    8.25/10

    Enjoyed my evening meal I would have scored higher if the service was a little quicker in the beginning and there was a large table behind us with about eight children under ten down our end of their table Why would you not just take the kids to Pancake Parlour Thanks Ronald Rodger

  12. BILL M.
    • 2 reviews
    9.25/10

    Will definitely return again soon

  13. Cody W.
    • one review
    9/10

    Good presentation, great service, taste absolutely fantastic, good portion, worth every single dollar.

  14. A A.
    • 273 reviews
    9.75/10

    A long time favourite. Well worth joining the mailing list to find out about special events and wine dinners

  15. Helen R.
    • 2 reviews
    9.5/10

    Always great food and great service at Phillipe. Great to see Phillipe on the floor every time we visit.

  16. A A.
    • 261 reviews
    8.75/10

    Great food and excellent service

  17. A A.
    • 246 reviews
    10/10

    Perfect as always. My favourite restaurant in Melbourne

  18. Walter W.J. U.
    • 22 reviews
    10/10

    Congratulations on having been awarded the Good Food Guide Hat - well deserved!

  19. Elizabeth M.
    • 15 reviews
    10/10

    Food was so delicious and the staff were friendly. Had a fantastic experience and will definitely come back.

  20. A A.
    • 260 reviews
    8/10

    Reminds me of sitting in a bistro in France

More information

How to get to the restaurant

115-117 Collins St, 3000, Melbourne, Australia

About the restaurant

Simply Philippe

Who doesn't want to enjoy premium wines by the glass, seated by the raw bar, watching chefs prepare oysters, shucked fresh to order? ...There’s no need to answer that.

Located in Melbourne’s CBD, this restaurant showcases the true colours of the French cuisine to Australia’s food capital. With a traditional yet innovative ambience, this is the perfect spot to share that special moment with your special someone. Unique French cooking producing dishes such as Bannockburn chicken rôtissoire and Wagyu rump cap. Take it from the experts, this is the place to be!

Best dish: Collinson & Co Black Angus porterhouse 300g

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