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France Soir

#119 of 3,152 Restaurants in Melbourne
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11 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9866 8569
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12:00 - 00:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Supported France Soir since 1986 when it first opened. Use to dine here regularly up until a couple of years ago when my wife and I had a very average experience but decided to go again recently & invited some friends. The bill came to $ 250.00 per head or $ 1000 in total and for that price the service,... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you in Melbourne and want a taste of France get the Tram 8 bus to France Soir in South Yarra! The Duck in Orange sauce is just fabulous with Bacon Lardons and potatoes. French wines galore and they even have Grenadine and Menthe with Water for those who want such classic drinks that remind me of Paisian cafes!

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Thank DonJuanP
Mission Beach, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful wonderful food excellent service and a very French atmosphere! Great place to take overseas visitors to when n Melbourne, as we did, and very popular with the tennis pkayers here for the Australan Open.

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Thank deebee584
Rome, Italy
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once a favourite spot for 2 old friends. We have been going there for 25 plus years !! Waited at noisy crowded bar for over 30 mins, awaiting early sitting to vacate our booked table. We both traditionally ordered the Entrecote... one medium one medium rare!! They gave us the wrong orders which we discovered after pouring Bernaise on one... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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202 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Trying hard to look the part but not as amazing as we had heard . Onion soup was a thick mess of stock and cheese onions and although eadible not worth the hype. Steak was not prime beef at all. A bit tough and not a true entrecôte. Chips and pepper sauce excellent quality. Salad a let down with soggy... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have a reservation or will not find a table. I went with a group of office colleagues and we had a great dinner. Food is very good and the wine list is impressive. The service is done by french/Belgium waiters that like to follow their way of working (as in France). Don't go on a romantic date as you will... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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60 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I hadn't been to a French restaurant in Australia. So I had very high expectations. The food was quite good. Tables and chairs quite close. We were required to be finished and out by 8pm. Service wasn't bad, but had questions needing translation of the menu, as I couldn't remember everything told on arrival, It was hard to grab a... More 

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Thank Apples365
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exceeded expectations for quality French cuisine experience on a special occasion- excellent menu & wine list, excellent food preparation & presentation, excellent service in relaxed ambience.

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Thank Geoff R
Casterton, Australia
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I could have ordered with more thought but the belly pork dish of the day with potatoes and greens was delicious. The bowl of pommes frites was overdoing it, had I know that was included...double spuds! The plain green salad the best ever eaten in a restaurant, so often lousy dressing spoils it. Not so impressed on being addressed as... More 

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Thank rosytripping
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous lunch at France-Soir with my two eldest children and my boys French girlfriend whom I succeeded to impress and rise pangs of home sickness! Great service, ambiance and food:)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9866 8569

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?