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122 Johnston Street, Fitzroy   |  03 9415 6876   |
The Commoner

The Commoner : restaurant, Fitzroy

Welcome to The Commoner!

Celebrating the honesty, seasonality and skill found in Modern British cuisine, our menus combine traditional form with local and seasonal influences, to create a uniquely Australian homage to the joys of wonderful food, cooked with care, and shared amongst friends.

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September Guest Chef Dinner – Sunday 28th – Nic Poelaert, Brooks

Jake Kellie and The Commoner kitchen team will be hosting Guest Chef Nic Poelaert (Brooks). Cooking up a delicious spring menu that will capture and celebrate the season and give a nod to the two cuisines that influence the two chefs: French and British, as well as celebrating Nic’s 20 years in the kitchen. With a menu that artfully showcases the best in seasonal produce while taking inspiration from both classic and modern cooking techniques, this will be a night to remember – don’t miss out!

Get a bunch of pals together and join us for this spring fling feast – The Long Room, a lovely space for up to 14 people, is still available for this fantastic event.

$75 = amuse + 5 courses, wine match available on request.  6:45pm arrival for a 7pm start. Full menu here.

Wood Roasted Sundays in September

Sundays in Melbourne are lightening and brightening… Come and indulge in The Commoner’s unique take on the traditional Sunday Roast, available for both lunch and dinner, with groups always welcome (although bookings are recommended, particularly for the garden…).

- The Age Good Food Guide’s #1 pick for Sunday Roasts in Melbourne -

Sun Sept 7  – Rare Roast Beef w/ Charred Asparagus & Yorkshire Pudding (! Fathers Day !)
Sun Sept 14 – Roast Suckling Pig w/ Confit Fennel & Orange
Sun Sept 21 – Roast Duck w/ Rhubarb & Roasted Beetroot
Sun Sept 28 – Roasted Chicken w/ Broad Beans & Smoked Cabbage

All Roasts are available a la carte or as part of the ‘Feed Me’ menu. For information & bookings please get in touch.


Trading Hours

Lunch Friday, Saturday & Sunday 12pm onwards
Dinner Wednesday – Sunday 6pm till late


122 Johnston Street, Fitzroy / 03 9415 6876 /

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