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France Soir

11 Toorak Road | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia (South Yarra)
(03) 9866 8569
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Ranked #124 of 4,003 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: South Yarra
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English first
Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great food and wine, and as always entertaining banter with the staff. This place never disappoints, an essential diary date for any visit to Melbourne.

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melbourne
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It never ceases to amaze me how this Melbourne icon has maintained its very good standards for over 20 + years. I revisited again after approx. 6 months and the food & service were most pleasing. I chose Duck L'Orange with a roquefore salad, spinach and mushroom sides. The duck was delicious, the salad wonderful and the sides were excellent... More

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Noosa, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This was my first visit to this long established French restaurant. The tables are small, very small, a table for four is really better suited for two. The waiter forgot to explain the specials and although he was not talking in French my partner thought he was. Having got the negatives out of the way the rest of the experience... More

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

OMG - i love French food and find that so many "Bistro" type restaurants are fairly ordinary - but France-Soir is superb. The food, the service - all brilliant. It can get a little loud but it is worth it for the food. The french onion soup was magnificent and I have never tasted hollandaise as good as this before.... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Our concierge recommended this place. It was a bit out of the way but we'll worth the trip! The beef bourguignon was spectacular. The serve was good and very efficient. We highly recommend the place. It was very busy, make reservations if possible.

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Our favorite Melbourne restaurant, we come every time we visit. A traditional french style brasserie with great food and excellent wines. Great for people watch and listening to snatches of conversations. Amazingly busy and vibrant.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Look its been years since i have eaten here but it is still divine,like a bistro in the heart of Paris forget Toorak Rd !!! Escargot in garlic butter incredible, lambs brains with a lemon caper butter amazing, rib eye (my husband said ) superb, and i really believed i was in a small cafe i ate in just of... More

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Sydney
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This place is just beautiful, same menu, same chef, same furniture?, same waiters! and all the same personality for 20+ years or something ridiculous like that. Beautiful traditional french food at reasonable prices. Nice sarcastic waiters and a beautiful relaxed atmosphere. Solid wine list too as you would expect, this is a place I go to every time I go... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

Dining with a few mates we were looking forward to a traditional steak et frites and old school france soir experience. After the waiter had been asked about six times the expensive badoit eventually made its way to the table. Shortly after this the waiter tipped a glass of wine over me. He apologised it but glossed over it pretty... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Was amazing, food delicious and wine great. Staff so traditional and felt like we were having a romantic dinner in Paris! Loved it!

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Address: 11 Toorak Road | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9866 8569
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > South Yarra
Cuisine: French

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