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Bistro des Artistes

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424 Hay St, Subiaco, Western Australia 6008, Australia
(08) 9382 2546
Tue - Fri 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The central location in Subiaco makes this a neighbourhood gem. Simple French bistro style food. Lovely ambience and good service.

Thank Kate K
Perth, Australia
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101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Evening stated well with a Pigs Trotter dish, albeit it was not hot through out. It went down hill with a Fillet Steak that was more like a Rump Steak and a quite dry Lamb Shank with little sauce. Creme Brûlée was quite nice although not great. Service was quite good but again a little off here and there. Don't... More 

Thank cj_halvo62
Perth, Australia
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17 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being a Loose Box fan of years gone by I was very disappointed with the quality, taste & value for money experience.

Thank mozzoz60
Western Australia
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super restaurant, differs wildly from the usual run of the mill. Ex-"Loose Box", a now defunct and super posh restaurant up in the Perth hills to settle in Subiaco. An almost exclusively French menu, mostly cooked "off-site" but very good. We hear however, it's soon to close...

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Perth, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alain Febregues has continued his tradition of culinary excellence with this quaint dining establishment in Subiaco. There are few dining places in Perth I would recommend with such vigour, however, this place rates among the best that I have been to in terms of value and service. Our waiter very attentive and friendly adding to the wonderful ambience. It was... More 

Thank shumbies
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I was taken here for a birthday lunch. What can I say but amazing. Charcuterie's plate was simple. Exactly what we wanted to start the meal. Steak tartare was fresh and had all the right combinations to make this meal exceptional. Pork Belly (plate du jour) had the right amount of crackling that everyone fought over! Staff were friendly and... More 

Thank Kirbylou11
Greater Perth, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

A mini brasserie rather than a bistro (in terms of atmosphere) I'd think but that is all I could fault them on. The food is superb, the service discreet but prompt and the entire meal constitutes a French experience in a fairly unlikely location. I live about ten Ks away so it is never going to be my local but... More 

Thank TheFoodWhisperer
Greater Perth, Australia
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Midweek evening meal, booked for two at 6.30pm. Outstanding welcome and service throughout the meal. We chose the three-course option which comes with complimentary tasters, cheese, sorbet and coffee. Superb meal: our entrees were seafood crepe and charcuterie board, both brilliant. Mains were steak, and lamb shanks on beans - no need to order sides. Desserts chocolate "opera" and cherry... More 

Thank Brothers22015
Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Bistro des Artistes is an authentic French restaurant which always presents a range of interesting dishes. They provide excellent friendly service where you can have a quick lunch or linger all afternoon if you wish. Good for locals and tourists alike (as it is only a short distance from the city centre) although if you weren't looking for it you... More 

Thank R M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I had been wanting to try this restaurant for some time and it did not disappoint. The owner is the ex owner and chef of the famous Loose Box in Mundaring. Some old favourites exist here from that menu such as the Slow cooked Beek Cheeks in rEd wine sauce. Cooked lovingly for 12 hours the cheek holds together until... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
French, European, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 424 Hay St, Subiaco, Western Australia 6008, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Subiaco
  • Phone Number: (08) 9382 2546

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?