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Best French restaurants in East Melbourne

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A photo of Bar Margaux restaurant
4.5
Awesome(84)
Price: Expensive
• French • Melbourne CBD
Booked 11 times today
Bar Margaux is a highly-praised bar and lounge that excels in delivering top-notch cuisine and exceptional service. As quoted from its numerous rave reviews, patrons have lauded its superb food, cocktails, and service. With an array of tasty options offered at various price points, Bar Margaux effectively caters to a diverse range of budgets. Customers notably appreciate the cosy atmosphere despite the close proximity of tables. Minor touches like real hand towels and hand cream in the toilet wash area also elevate the overall dining experience. Though it can get quite bustling on busy nights, Bar Margaux remains a favorite among customers seeking a lively atmosphere. The promise of trying the delectable cocktails and dishes like the beef burger and duck has patrons eager to return.
A photo of Vue de monde restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(1654)
Price: Very Expensive
• French • Melbourne CBD
Booked 22 times today
Vue de monde in Melbourne is celebrated for its impressive Modern Australian cuisine. As numerous reviews point out, every dish is an exquisite act of theatre, each course maintaining a unique connection to the Australian culture and landscape. The restaurant's staff often receive praise for their top-notch service and extensive knowledge, which greatly enhances the dining experience. Among other aspects, the restaurant is adored for its use of Australian-made and Australian produce, as well as the contemporary and intimate atmosphere. A common highlight among customer experiences is the chance to see chefs prepare dishes. Overall, Vue de monde is highly recommended, providing an unforgettable dining experience that tops the list of Melbourne's best restaurants.
A photo of Milk the Cow - Carlton restaurant
4.5
Awesome(476)
Price: Moderate
• French • Carlton
Booked 10 times today
Milk the Cow in Carlton is a delightful gem in the culinary landscape of Melbourne, offering a unique European experience. The cozy, stylish setting is as applauded as their knowledgeable and friendly staff, both contributing to the "excellent environment for small groups" and intimate catch-ups. This restaurant is acclaimed for its "amazing", "next level" cheese and wine pairing experiences, with dishes like the cheese fondue and croque monsieur being remarked as "to die for". A widely recommended spot, it stands as a "classy but affordable slice of Europe," with diners eagerly anticipating a return for more of their magnificent, "exquisite range of delicious cheeses and wine."
A photo of Bistro Sou Sou restaurant
3.9
Excellent(133)
Price: Expensive
• French • Fitzroy
Bistro Sou Sou has established itself as a gem of French cuisine nestled in the heart of Fitzroy. The authentic French bistro fare, coupled with a well-curated selection of French wines, has been highly recommended by patrons. The warm and professional service enhances the overall dining experience, which is highly praised in reviews. Signature dishes like the cheese soufflé and Chateaubriand are highly recommended. The traditional French ambiance adds value to the authenticity of the cuisine served. Despite being a premium dining establishment, customers feel it provides good value for money due to the quality and authenticity of the food served.
A photo of French Saloon restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(333)
Price: Expensive
• French • Melbourne CBD
Booked 8 times today
French Saloon, located in Melbourne, is a highly praised establishment, known for its remarkable French cuisine. Many customers echo the sentiment of it being a "Melbourne gem" with the ability to blend local influence on renowned French bites. Reviewers express their delight over the stunning food, professional service, and the humble yet attractive ambiance that makes you feel you're on a European holiday. Notably, the knowledgeable staff are appreciated for their attentive service and passion and are even commended for providing excellent wine recommendations. Patrons frequently comment on the high quality of the food, enjoying both the entrees and mains, particularly the gnocchi and duck dishes. Their return presence is testament to their satisfaction and the continued excellence of French Saloon.
A photo of Bang Bang RC restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1241)
Price: Expensive
• French • Elsternwick
Booked 20 times today
Sitting proudly in the heart of Elsternwick is this unique venue with an Indochine inspired menu of delicious food and drinks. The exotic greenery and styling seen throughout Bang Bang’s gorgeous indoor spaces flows out to a relaxed outdoor courtyard sitting adjacent to the local park. Despite the venue’s bustling city vibe, Bang Bang is a laid-back social hotspot for locals in the South East.Please note any patrons that book in for “outdoor” or “counter” seating will be sat outdoors & will be exposed to the elements. All outdoor tables use Me&u, an order at the table QR code ordering system. All bookings made on either “standard” or “high top” seating are completely undercover or inside the venue.
A photo of Paris Go restaurant
4.3
Awesome(55)
Price: Expensive
• French • Carlton
Booked 5 times today
If you are looking for a little corner of France in Melbourne then you need to pay a visit to our French Restaurant, Paris Go. We are considered as the best traditional French Bistro in Melbourne. Our Chef/Owner is proud to present a menu that is packed with the very best French Restaurant dishes. When you arrive, you will be met by our friendly, knowledgeable staff. We are fully licensed and accept B.Y.O for Wine and Champagne only.
A photo of Milk the Cow - St Kilda restaurant
4.3
Awesome(384)
Price: Moderate
• French • St Kilda
Booked 8 times today
Milk the Cow in St Kilda has been lauded by its patrons for providing a quintessential European culinary experience, drawing high praise particularly for its exceptional assortment of cheeses. Reviewers liken their experience to being "transported to Europe", praising the "divine waiters" and "high-quality cheeses". The authenticity of their culinary craft is further emphasized by customers from Austria and Sweden, acclaiming it as the "best fondue ever". The restaurant's atmosphere is described as warm and comfortable, and their indulgent cheese and wine pairings are celebrated as sublime. The service is repeatedly referred to as attentive and knowledgeable. One diner recommends putting oneself in the host's hands for an exceptional dining experience.
A photo of V Wine Salon restaurant
5.0
Exceptional(123)
Price: Expensive
• French • Melbourne CBD
Booked 2 times today
V Wine Salon offers an exceptional experience for wine enthusiasts and beginners alike. Strategically located near Southern Cross Station in Melbourne's CBD, this wine bar has won the hearts of many with its impressive selection of both local and international wines. The owners' unmatched expertise and personalized service are often lauded in customer reviews. The unique 'story-style' wine presentation makes every sip a delightful journey. Alongside the wine, they serve perfectly paired cheese platters and charcuterie, with the baked brie being a particular crowd favorite. So whether you're seeking an after-work hangout or a quiet, cozy spot, V Wine Salon comes highly recommended.
A photo of Chez Olivier Le Bistro restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(38)
Price: Expensive
• French • South Yarra
Booked 8 times today
Located on Toorak Road, South Yarra, Chez Olivier is the most authentic French Bistro Melbourne has to offer.Transport yourself to Paris whilst you indulge your senses with elegant and innovative French cuisine, enjoy our seasonal specials, and savour an international selection of wines and aperitifs from our extensive cellar. Whether it is casual lunch or a romantic dinner in Melbourne - or even a sumptuous function in your own private Dining Room - Chez Olivier is the place for classic French dining.
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