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Your most frequently asked questions about The Commons answered!

The Conservatory Cafe (no bookings)

Monday to Friday –  8am to 3pm 

The Commons Restauarant

Thursday to Saturday11am to late

Sunday – 11am to 3pm

Monday to Tuesday- Closed

All bookings up to 20 people can be made through Open Table on our website.

Click here to make a booking.

If you have a group of 21 or more please send through your enquiry to thecommons@thebiggroup.com.au and one of our team will be in touch shortly. 

You may cancel your booking anytime through Open Table. Please note, any cancellations within 24 hours will be subject to the cancellation fee of $15 per person.

If you would like to alter your booking you can do so through Open Table, however any changes within 24 hours need to be texted to 0438 711 874. Please note, cancellations within 24 hours will be subject to the cancellation fee.

All bookings up to 8 guests have 2 hours to enjoy all our food and beverage offerings. Bookings of 9 or above have 3.5hours to catch-up with everyone in your party. 

Yes we do! In fact, we only take walk-ins for our Conservatory Café. Walk-ins are subject to availability and could be sat anywhere in our restaurant from our indoor areas to the Winter Garden. 

The wait time for walk ins depends dramatically on the day.

You sure can! Dogs can have a seat at any of our outdoor tables. We recommend they try a puppa-cino.

We do not offer a brunch specific menu, however you are welcome to order anything from the menu at any seating time!

The maximum number of guests that can book online is 20 people. If you have a group of 21 or more please feel welcome to enquiry via our Event Enquiries page and one of our team will be able to assist you with availability and pricing.

There is no set menu for groups of less than 9. For bookings of 9 and above there are a couple of selections on offer. Please visit our ‘Event Enquiries’ page to see all your options.  

We will always do our best to accommodate requests to sit in a specific area of The Commons however we cannot promise this allocation. Please place these requests in the comments section when booking your table. Table allocations are subject to change due to Melbourne’s crazy weather. 

We have a very limited number of highchairs available at our restaurant. We are also more than happy for guests to bring their own.

The Conservatory is held for our large group bookings. However if you would prefer to sit in the Conservatory please note that in your booking requests and our team will endeavour to meet that request if possible. 

Absolutely, we love all things that involve cake at The Commons! We do have a $5 cakeage fee per person. If you bring it, we will help to ensure your celebration has the perfect Commons flair. 

Happy Sunday!! Get 20% off your bill when you eat at The Commons and spend between $50 and $500. Simply take a photo of your receipt and claim your 20% back via the link in our bio, our ABN is 63 052 983 838. We look forward to seeing you at The Commons soon!!
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Braised lamb shoulder, creamy potato mash, red wine jus and green salad 🤤 perfect for this winter weekend! Don’t forget our cosy Bar Moubray and Conservatory are open 11:30am-9pm this long weekend 🥂#onlyatthecommons

Bar Moubray is officially open at The Commons tomorrow! The perfect, cosy spot to devour delicious food and work your way down our impressive cocktail list this weekend 🥂 Link in bio to book, get in quick! #onlyatthecommons

Something exciting has been happening behind doors at The Commons! Bar Moubray is opening this Thursday. Keep your eyes peeled for more 👀

Our Conservatory Café will unfortunately be closed on Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th May 🪴.

We will be back on Wednesday though so come & join us anytime from 8am – 3pm! It’s the perfect mid-week treat! 😍 #onlyatthecommons
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There’s something for everyone at The Commons with our new Autumn/Winter menu! Pop in on this glorious day for a yummy feed 🤩
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The Commons will be closed tomorrow, May 21st, due to a private event 💚.

Don’t worry though… We will be open all weekend during our usual trading hours! Serving you delicious meals and cocktails continuously! ✨😋 #onlyatthecommons
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