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France Soir


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
French, European
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With my husband and as a french couple living in asia, we were looking for a french restaurant in Melbourne. This one was recommended and we loved it. The waiter were wonderful especially one named Jimmy who took care really well of us. I do...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to come to this place 2 or 3 times per year, but now it is once every 2 or 3 years, perhaps longer. Anyway, a working lunch was planned and because South Yarra was equidistant for us, we decided upon France Soir. I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nathan1000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is still excellent...although the chocolate sauce saves the profiteroles from being ordinary. The service still good with a touch of French arrogance to keep things tasty! The wine still the highlight. But maybe I'm getting old...the cramped conditions and the number of diners...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Russell A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been some years since I last ate at France Soir, but a lunch last week reminded me of how much I was missing. Nothing much has changed. A simple traditional interior, dark wood, white table cloths, sparkling glasses and cutlery, menu specials written...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank JohnandJim
Reviewed 17 January 2019

We love this Bistro. Step in the door and you could be in Paris. It is noisy, cramped and the waiters all have that little bit of French arrogance. All fantastic and add to the overall ambience of the place. Love the food too. I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank SeanD561
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

The tables are very closely set , it’s loud, the waiters are very efficient, The food is ok, a bit on the expensive, I was a little disappointed in the quality , but the desert got me the crepe Suzette, sorry but after you’ve been...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank les s
Reviewed 6 January 2019

The food was fresh and scrumptious . We ate , Duck, Leek tart , pork sausage , Grilled Scampi , frites , salads . profiterole , Tarte tatin and washed it down with french champagne and a Cote Du Rhone red french wine . The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Matilde595
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Standard French bistro menu with some high and low points: - The waiters were charming but very inefficient, extremely slow service (but delivery time is quick once a waiter attends). - The food was variable: the duck was like corned beef (very salty and dry),...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DKA255100
Reviewed 5 December 2018

This was our first visit to France Soir. The greeting was fast and informal - we had booked for two people and, on arrival, were told to take one of three tables down the right side of the restaurant, without being accompanied to our table....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Walaust
Reviewed 18 November 2018

In times of old the food was generous, delicious and reasonably priced. Now the portions have decreased and it isn't as good and the prices have gone up. Still a typical French atmosphere but the staff are not as attentive or polite.

Date of visit: August 2018
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