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Le Petit Bistro

4.6
4.6
154 Reviews
$41 to $100
French

Le Petit Bistro is located at 479 Glenferrie Rd, Kooyong Vic. Our diners will experience traditional seasonal French food and beverage.. We pride ourselves on ensuring your experience is one you will remember and want to share with your friends and family.

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Booked 6 times today
Experiences are available.
  • Dining style

    Elegant Dining

  • Cuisines

    French, European

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch
    Thu, Fri 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
    Dinner
    Tue–Sat 5:30 pm–8:45 pm

  • Phone number

    (03) 9822 1161

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Catering

    Typical French bistro offering a chic ambience.

  • Area

    Kooyong

  • Parking Details

    Parking available on Glenferrie Rd, Warra St, Monomeath Ave, Monaro Rd and Power Street.

  • Public Transit

    Tram Stop directly out the front or Kooyong Train Station which is located within a 200m walk.

  • Additional

    Beer, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine

Experiences

  • Dinner Booking

    Multiple dates available
    Please note that all reservations prior to 7pm have a 1 hour 45 minute duration

Menu

Small Entrées for the Apéritif

Sample Menu – All menu items are subject to change according to seasonality and availability

  • Croquettes de Cod Aux Herbes

    Cod croquettes with fresh herbs.

    • 4 Pieces$14.00
  • Parfait de Foie de Carnard au Cognac$12.00

    Duck liver Parfait with cognac

    • Olives Marinnées Aux Herbes de Provence$10.00

      Marinated olives with Provençale herbs

      Entree

      • Noix de Saint Jacques, à la provençale

        Pan seared scallops confit capsicum, zucchini, onion and basil oil

        • 4 Pieces$27.00
        • 7 Pieces$45.00
      • Escargots à la Bourguignonne

        Snails in garlic and parsley butter

        • (6)$18.00
        • (12)$27.00
      • Terrine de Sanglier, cornichons et mesclun$18.00

        Wild boar terrine with green pepper served with cornichons and mesclun

        • Rillette de Canard, ses noix et cornichons$16.00

          Shredded confit duck pate, served with walnuts and cornichons

          • Soup gratinée à l'oignon$16.00

            Traditional French onion soup

            • Salade au roquefort$16.00

              Roquefort (blue cheese) green salad

              • Friture d'encornets et sauce tartare$23.00

                Deep fried calamari & tartar sauce

                • Cervelles d'agneaux grenobloise$23.00

                  Lamb Brain cooked in a lemon, caper and parsley sauce, served with croutons on sauté spinach

                  Mains

                  • Poisson du moment$39.00

                    Fish of the day

                    • Petit poulet rôti, sauce diable, legumes de saison$35.00

                      Spatchcock, seasonal vegetables, devil sauce (sweet, spicy & sour)

                      • Joue de boeuf bourguignon, purée de pomme de terre$38.00

                        Slow cooked beef cheek bourguignon served with potato mash

                        • Souris d'agneau aux lentilles du puy et jus au thym$37.00

                          Slow cooked lamb shank served on lentils and thyme jus

                          • Porc braisé aux lardons, mini carottes, petites pommes de terre, champignons, sauce porto$38.00

                            Braised pork with smoked bacon, baby carrot, chat potato, mushroom and port sauce

                            • Canard à l'orange et pommes de terre sarladaise$37.00

                              Confit duck leg with orange sauce, potato with bacon, garlic and parsley

                              • Les Grillades

                                served with fries & sauce of your choice : Pepper, Mushroom, Béarnaise or Red wine shallot sauce

                                • Eye Fillet$43.00
                                • Scotch Fillet$41.00
                                • Skirt Fillet$35.00
                              • Steak Tartare$23.00

                                Hand minced raw eye fillet served with condiments

                                Les Accompagnement

                                • Sauté Spinach, Fries, Salade Verte, Potato Mash, Green Beans, Baby Carrots, Broccoli$10.00

                                  Dessert

                                  • Mi-cuit au chocolat et gianduja$15.00

                                    Soft centred chocolate hazelnut pudding served with ice-cream

                                    • Glaces et sorbets du moment$12.00

                                      Assortment of sorbets and ice cream of your choice

                                      • Tarte Tatin et sa boule de glace$18.00

                                        Upside down apple tart served with ice-cream

                                        • Crêpes Antillaises flambées au Rhum et boule de glace$18.00

                                          Crêpes Antillaises, pineapple sauce, flambee with rum served with ice-cream

                                          • Crème brûlée$15.00

                                            Traditional vanilla bean crème brûlée

                                            • Ile Flottante$14.00

                                              Floating island

                                              • Fromage$25.00

                                                A French selection of cheeses

                                                Last updated: 21 January 2020

                                                What 154 people are saying

                                                Overall ratings and reviews

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                                                4.6
                                                4.6 based on recent ratings
                                                • 4.6Food
                                                • 4.7Service
                                                • 4.7Ambience
                                                • 4.4Value

                                                NoiseModerate

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                                                1. WJ

                                                  WilliamJ

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined 2 days ago

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Our group thoroughly enjoyed the evening. The waiter was friendly, humorous and willing to offer suggestions such as trying the wine from Corsica (similar to Cotes du Rhone and very pleasant). The quality of the food was really good. We will be back.

                                                2. KM

                                                  KatherineM

                                                  1 review

                                                  2.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined 2 days ago

                                                  overall2food2service3ambience4

                                                  Ambience lovey ,, the food was not up to my expectations on any level considering the price

                                                3. l

                                                  lllll

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined 6 days ago

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Lovely food Friendly helpful service

                                                4. N

                                                  Nano

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  2 reviews

                                                  5.0

                                                  2 reviews

                                                  Dined 7 days ago

                                                  overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                  Delightful environment - pleasant music playing on arrival & welcomed with a lovely, smile. Excellent service & delicious food. Looking forward to returning.

                                                5. NL

                                                  NickL

                                                  1 review

                                                  1.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 23 November 2021

                                                  overall1food1service3ambience3

                                                  The snails were overcooked and terrible taste. The lamb brains also overcooked and terrible taste. We were not even asked why we did not eat all of the dishes.

                                                6. DR

                                                  DorothyR

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 20 November 2021

                                                  overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                  A very enjoyable dinner again Will come back again soon

                                                7. LM

                                                  LindaM

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  3 reviews

                                                  5.0

                                                  3 reviews

                                                  Dined on 19 November 2021

                                                  overall5food3service5ambience5

                                                  I love this restaurant and service, ambience and food.. and wine ..is excellent 😋 But this time my fish was not so good.. disappointing. it was a shame but I had a lovely celebration with my son 🥂

                                                8. EM

                                                  ElizabethM

                                                  Vancouver

                                                  2 reviews

                                                  4.0

                                                  2 reviews

                                                  Dined on 19 November 2021

                                                  overall4food5service5ambience5

                                                  So beautifully French - ambiance, menu and service.

                                                9. JG

                                                  JohnG

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 19 November 2021

                                                  overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                  Enjoyed dinner. Be a bit more flexible with double sittings. We'll come back. Thanks

                                                10. SS

                                                  SophieS

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 18 November 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Lovely service and delicious food and wine, can't recommend it highly enough!

                                                11. A

                                                  Alistair

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  2 reviews

                                                  4.0

                                                  2 reviews

                                                  Dined on 13 November 2021

                                                  overall4food4service4ambience5

                                                  Excellent staff, good food and a lovely atmosphere. Recommended.

                                                12. SW

                                                  SusieW

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 13 November 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Bonjour, We love the cosy atmosphere, low noise, friendly staff and above all great food! Highly recommend! Merci beaucoup! Susie

                                                13. DC

                                                  DebbieC

                                                  Hawaii

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 11 November 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  My friend and I had a lovely quiet dinner, will be back again

                                                14. LR

                                                  LindaR

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 11 November 2021

                                                  overall4food4service5ambience3

                                                  A catch up lunch 4 girlfriends. All ordered a different dish, all arrived at the same time. Excellent bottle of Sancerre and very attentive service. Will be back.

                                                15. S

                                                  Spyros

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  8 reviews

                                                  5.0

                                                  8 reviews

                                                  Dined on 10 November 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Authentic French experience in the heart of Kooyong!

                                                16. I

                                                  Ires

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 5 November 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Was a lovely dinner to have with friends out of lockdown. The waiters were wonderful, food was wonderful and atmosphere was wonderful - thank you for a great night.

                                                17. PD

                                                  PaulD

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 3 November 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Great food and great service. We had a wonderful night.

                                                18. K

                                                  Kazza402

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 3 November 2021

                                                  overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                  My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our evening at La Petite Bistro last night for our Wedding Anniversary. Ambience of the restaurant is lovely being small and cosy. Thrilled to see that the restaurant was full for a Wednesday evening, particularly with a mixture varying age groups. Service extremely good and staff very friendly. Our meals were delicious. Will definitely return and very soon with friends.

                                                19. OT

                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 30 October 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  The service was fantastic and the food even better. Out for night with my wife and it was a treat to eat at Le petit Bistro

                                                20. S

                                                  Suelee

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 30 October 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Enjoyed the food very much! Would definitely visit again.

                                                21. SR

                                                  SandraR

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  2 reviews

                                                  5.0

                                                  2 reviews

                                                  Dined on 28 October 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Divine food and ambience. A little piece of France in Melbourne

                                                22. LK

                                                  LucyK

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 26 October 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Had a lovely dinner there. Service was lovely. Food was amazing. Ambience was perfect. I love everything about this place!

                                                23. DS

                                                  DianneS

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 22 October 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Fantastic - so great to be back at Le Petit - food was as good as ever as was the service, always friendly and helpful

                                                24. JL

                                                  JLPH

                                                  London

                                                  3 reviews

                                                  vip
                                                  5.0

                                                  3 reviews

                                                  Dined on 22 October 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Thoroughly satisfying French Bistro food. Highly recommend!

                                                25. AZ

                                                  AngelZ

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 22 October 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  We absolutely love coming here. The food is amazing, the staff are so friendly and the atmosphere is just perfect. Such an amazing place and so happy to be able to return

                                                26. C

                                                  Chris

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 5 August 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  First time at Le Petit Bistro. Left impressed with food, service and setting. Will return again soon.

                                                27. RP

                                                  RichardP

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  3 reviews

                                                  4.0

                                                  3 reviews

                                                  Dined on 3 August 2021

                                                  overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                  My wife would like a regular Tuesday night bbooking

                                                28. LB

                                                  LizzyB

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 31 July 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Just loved everything about Le Petit Bistrot. The atmosphere is cosy and reminiscent of Paris.

                                                29. J

                                                  Jane

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 30 July 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  A great way to celebrate the end of 5.0- terrific food and wines served by a very welcoming team. We had an early sitting and the timing of the service wired perfectly.

                                                30. GM

                                                  GizMel

                                                  Washington DC

                                                  3 reviews

                                                  5.0

                                                  3 reviews

                                                  Dined on 29 July 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner experience! The food & service were excellent! We’ll keep coming back.

                                                31. OT

                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  2 reviews

                                                  vip
                                                  5.0

                                                  2 reviews

                                                  Dined on 15 July 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Our favourite restaurant!

                                                32. d

                                                  davidg

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 14 July 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  We arrived to a very busy French restaurant. Greeted by the Maître dee and shown to our table , the fittings and bar are very French . The waiter was excellent with a good knowledge of foods and wine , we loved our entrees of Frey onion and croquettes followed by the confit of duck shame I couldn’t fit in the desert . Ten out of ten .

                                                33. JA

                                                  JAKL

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 14 July 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Wonderful evening, thank you.

                                                34. SL

                                                  StephenL

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 10 July 2021

                                                  overall4food4service4ambience5

                                                  A very nice restaurant with excellent food and ambience

                                                35. w

                                                  wendyd

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 7 July 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Wonderful French food, magic wines. We are so lucky this is our "local" fine dining. The cheese souffle is unbelievable - melts in your mouth, stunning...

                                                36. OT

                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                  1 review

                                                  5.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 3 July 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  All round wonderful experience. A true treat. Great food, warm venue and attentive staff.

                                                37. OT

                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  2 reviews

                                                  vip
                                                  5.0

                                                  2 reviews

                                                  Dined on 1 July 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Our favourite local French bistro. The absolute best in every aspect of the dining experience.

                                                38. t

                                                  trincs

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 29 June 2021

                                                  overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                  beautiful food, wine and lovely atmosphere. unpretentious good quality french fare!

                                                39. HO

                                                  HarryO

                                                  1 review

                                                  4.0

                                                  1 review

                                                  Dined on 26 June 2021

                                                  overall4food5service4ambience5

                                                  Wonderful French eatery but some Gallic reticence to offer to take orders in a timely manner.

                                                40. P

                                                  Paris18

                                                  Melbourne

                                                  2 reviews

                                                  5.0

                                                  2 reviews

                                                  Dined on 26 June 2021

                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                  Very tasty French themed meals and wines to suit. Would definitely dine there again

                                                FAQs

                                                Le Petit Bistro is rated 4.6 stars by 154 OpenTable diners

                                                Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.

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                                                Booked 6 times today
                                                Experiences are available.
                                                Google Map for Le Petit Bistro

                                                479 Glenferrie Road Kooyong, AU-VIC 3144

                                                • Area

                                                  Kooyong

                                                • Hours of Operation

                                                  Lunch
                                                  Thu, Fri 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
                                                  Dinner
                                                  Tue–Sat 5:30 pm–8:45 pm

                                                • Cuisines

                                                  French, European

                                                • Dining style

                                                  Elegant Dining

                                                • Dress Code

                                                  Smart Casual

                                                • Parking Details

                                                  Parking available on Glenferrie Rd, Warra St, Monomeath Ave, Monaro Rd and Power Street.

                                                • Public Transit

                                                  Tram Stop directly out the front or Kooyong Train Station which is located within a 200m walk.

                                                • Payment Options

                                                  AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

                                                • Additional

                                                  Beer, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine

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