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Bistro Vue

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430 Little Collins st, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
03 9691 3838
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 142
    Excellent
  • 80
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A little slice of Paris

We had dinner here ( a special occassion), this Bistro transported us back to Paris. It is very much like sitting in a Bistro in Paris, with intimate tables, plush furnishings, they even had a live accordion music playing very French tunes. We had French Onion Soup, Foie gras as entree's and they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
BigRuss1213
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Melbourne, Australia
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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264 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
307 reviews 307 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We had dinner here ( a special occassion), this Bistro transported us back to Paris. It is very much like sitting in a Bistro in Paris, with intimate tables, plush furnishings, they even had a live accordion music playing very French tunes. We had French Onion Soup, Foie gras as entree's and they were excellent. mains were John Dory and... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Had dinner here last month. Ordered the 3 different types of oysters, very fresh. Ordered French onion soup & escargot for entree. The onion soup unfortunately was a little bit bland, don't think the soup was thick enough. The escargot was ok, I've had better though. Both main dishes were really good. The secondary cut of the wagyu was very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The place and ambiance was just flawless. However we've a table in the middle of the way, waiters we're going up and down so we didn't have any privacy during the diner. In the other hand we could see the kitchen and all the amazing dishes prepared. That was a plus. Mains were just delicious ( the slow cooked meat... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Really enjoyed the food here, a solid menu and the wine and cocktail lists were very good quality. The crayfish entree was a highlight though unconscionably small for the price. Petit fours presentation and quality a highlight. Venue is very well thought out, nice atmosphere, broken up into small rooms giving a sense of intimacy. Service was patchy, too long... More 

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Beaver Creek, Colorado
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This restaurant shares a common flaw in Australia...spotty service. Probably because tipping is uncommon. Why bother with providing great service if there's no reward? In this case, the order is taken by your waiter but delivered by someone else. That is always a lousy idea, because as soon as the order is placed, the waiter loses interest. He just ASSUMES... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

We were interested in Vue du Monde, but liked the draw of a more vibey place with a large menu. Truly French bistro feel with great food and great service. The lamb rotisserie was to die. The "croguette" salad was the all familiar squash blossom favorite with an elaborate twist. Definitely recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

My husband and I have been going to Bistro Vue for a long time since we moved from Sydney. We never get sick of it. If you are looking for consistent good quality discerning bistro French cuisine you have found it. I am a bit fussy with my food. The food is consistently excellent, service is great with a cosy... More 

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Narooma, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Discovered this as likely spot on early morning walk. Not let down. Coffee is excellent. My long black just how I like it. Great creama smaller cup strong but smooth and pleasing. Excellent choice of cooked and continental breakfasts. I went for omelette with Gruyere cheese and mushrooms with added chorizo. Excellent. Wife smoked trout poached eggs and crushed avocado... More 

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Perth, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We dined here during our trip to Melbourne recently. I had made a booking a month prior and was glad to see we were seated at a nice round table for 2 people. Some of the other table for 2 were a little close to the next table. Nice ambiance and nice background music, professional staff. After ordering, we were... More 

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Walsingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

This place did not disappoint from the moment we walked in until we left. The international staff were warm, attentive and amusing while not inappropriately gushing, the ambience helped along by a piano accordion gently playing Charles Aznavour-ish music in the background. The oysters were especially good, followed by fillet steak. One of our number found his not as tender... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 430 Little Collins st, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Melbourne CBD
  • Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
  • Phone Number: 03 9691 3838

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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