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Bistro Guillaume

8 Whiteman Street, | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9292 5777
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak frites” (59 reviews)
“onion soup” (36 reviews)
“profiteroles” (40 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
8 Whiteman Street, | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

A great venue, lovely atmosphere, fabulous food & 5 star service! We spent a lovely summer night in the outdoor section eating classic French food, drinking French champagne & enjoying people watching on the promenade. It is a lovely venue to catch up with friends....More

Thank shunt202
Reviewed 1 week ago

We received regular reminders of our booking with oportunities to change. Warm welcome from charming friendly waitresses who described various menu items and their specials of the day. Food, including escargot, steak frite, twice cooked souffles and gnocchi were excellent. We declined desert but good...More

Thank Roy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful meal here served by a very pleasant and charismatic Irish guy! The location is perfect for eating outside as there is live music opposite, which is very good to listen to. Very relaxed atmosphere.....super

1  Thank Judyd16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Apart from the lovely location and setting. the food somehow taste quite bland. Me and my sister ordered the confit, tartar, oysters and fish of the day. Nothing is great. Its very very boring. We decided not to order dessert seeing how they serve the...More

Thank beautifulmatters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wait staff were very attentive, the service was personalised and we never had to call their attention to order or to re-order drinks. Staff were happy to suggest menu choices, were very friendly, professional and had a great sense of humour. The meal was...More

1  Thank kathryn991
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here many times in the past few years and always loved it. I was quite disappointed with the experience we had yesterday. The service was quite poor and the food was nice but not as good I recall it being in the...More

Thank Jackie J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a party of ten and enjoyed a fabulous long-lunch on a Saturday afternoon. The staff were friendly and attentive (without being overly so). The food was scrumptious (the Pairs mash, divine), the wine list fantastic and the location ideal. Definitely recommend going and...More

Thank Claudine T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our French meal at this restaurant. To add to the ambience live music was being played in the beer garden outside. We had a view of the river from our outdoor table. Service was good and wait staff very friendly. Food Prices...More

Thank Chrisl54
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had to keep asking for drink service ,and the both entrée and main were very average.Fish was overcooked and dry for main course. Entrée of octopus was not fully cleaned and undercooked. Desert was excellent standard and very nice passionfruit soufflé.

Thank Gis M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bistro Guillaume is always consistent - and very good. they have all the details rights. Good service, good ambiance, and considering the location, good value. Have been here on a number of occasions. They had a lunch time special of 3 courses which was very...More

Thank John D
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December 27, 2016|
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Response from mushyAustralia | Reviewed this property |
OOPs, my bad, got this question mixed up with another restaurant we visited. This one is uppity ( and I mean that in the nicest possible way) but I would definitely not bring a child that young here, its just not suitable... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Whiteman Street, | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighborhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9292 5777
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Bistro Guillaume Melbourne has been inspired by France's most popular neighbourhood bistros. Bistro Guillaume features a plat du jour daily and is equally accommodating for solo diners such as hotel guests as it is for families, small groups and couples alike. Ideally located next to Nobu, Bistro Guillaume features an extensive outdoor terrace, a hallmark of the world's best bistros, a zinc-topped bar, a private room and a spacious, welcoming dining area.
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