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France Soir

#148 of 3,203 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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11 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9866 8569
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Melbourne, Australia
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118 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted a nice night out and were happy to pay for a good quality dinner. It was our first time at this restaurant and had high expectations. The French champagne that was recommended was beautiful and the wine list was very comprehensive. We were recommended this restaurant by a few friends so decided to go. We shared an escargot... More 

Thank aussieboy126
Melbourne, Australia
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141 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner has apparently wanted to come here for many years due to the constant ratings for this place but as I'm not a fan of French foods (generally overrated) apart from pastries and sweets....anyway we ordered the shredded duck pate to share as entree, then I had the Orange Duck, partner ordered Beef Bourguignon, finish with Creme Brûlée....our waiter... More 

Thank ComfyGourmetSeeker
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had another wonderful meal here last night. The food and service were as good as ever with friendly, efficient staff, well cooked food, an extensive wine list and an atmosphere that is oh so French. We love eating here and will be back soon

Thank Sean D
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not being from Melbourne we rang late on Friday and were told we could have an early dinner but had to be out be 8.30, we liked the look of this restaurant so accepted the early seating. We were not disappointed service and staff made our night a perfect dining experience they did not try to hurry us and were... More 

Thank MMcC-55
Port Douglas, Australia
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96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Party of five .had a mix of dishes from cold to hot.mostly were of good quality if not exacly justified by the price.nice baguete .what was totaly underwhelming was the boulabeses which was a pale imitation of the namesack dish more like a first course soup a few muscles one prawn one scollop a small fillet of fish and some... More 

Thank ianePd
Melbourne, Australia
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place, the closest you'll get to Paris outside... well, Paris! Great staff, incredible and extensive wine list, delicious food without any snobbery.

Thank Its_Just_Food
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345 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal from an iconic Melbourne restaurant. We really loved our meal at France Soir. The restaurant was crowded for good reason! The food was great! Duck was perfectly cooked.

Thank Fiona H
Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined here on a Saturday night - extremely busy and packed, giving it a nice 'bistro' feel. The wait-staff are really attentive and knowledgeable. The food is OK - its very tasty, and I would be more than happy to be served this standard of food anytime..except when you're asked to pay the price they have on the menu. The... More 

Thank Shaun H
Masterton, New Zealand
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a party of six but only four were expected by one of the party. Meet the in-laws!!! This was our second time at France Soir and our waitron recognised us and remembered which table we had been seated at!!! This was some months ago mind you. As previously the menu was tantalising and the wine menu daunting but... More 

Thank clancy105
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed in quality and service. I had escargots for entree and they were nice. I had confit duck as main and it did not have any juice. My husband had scallops St.Jaques as entree and they were well over cooked. His main course was veal chop with mushrooms , the chop was under cooked. Service was very mediocre. Better French... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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?