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“Worth a visit” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Vamp's B Y O Bistro - CLOSED

Vamp's B Y O Bistro
Price range: $11 - $28
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Paddington
Geelong, Australia
Level Contributor
80 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2013

Really good food, great staff and an enjoyable experience. Good bottle shop and pub on the next corner to get you started, then a really good meal and restaurant experience. Very good service, small intimate restaurant with plenty of atmosphere. Our second visit and won't be the last. Can recommend the pate's and especially the duck and desserts. Great interaction with the staff which created a really good dining experience. Will definitely be back again, having come up from Melbourne to visit our son who lives nearby.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Drew49
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
93 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Terrific bistro experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2013

Authentic French food. Great execution and considering the large menu size they do a great job. Classics like pate, French onion soup are terrific and all the meat dishes were great. Surprisingly the pomme frites were not much good.
The BYO is a bonus. Service was very freindly and we had a fun and relaxed evening. Highly recommended.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Mwills2
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Sydney
Level Contributor
141 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Good food, great service, nice ambience, a bit expensive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2013 via mobile

Small crowded little place with some resemblance of a good restaurant in Paris.
Great menu selection and nice service and people ...
Priced right up there... In fact, a bit over priced.

We keep coming back tho.

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Thank TrevelerFB2008
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Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A great find”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2013 via mobile

We came across this charming restaurant by chance and we were not disappointed . The food and service were excellent the pricing was good for the quality of food and wine .location lovely and obviously a local favourite, a definite return visit .

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Thank John H
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ACT - Australia
Level Contributor
32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Very quick service with a smile, food was very reasonable!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012

Business dinner for 5 selected by a local. Food did not disappoint. Prices very reasonable for he quality. Ate non 'frenchy' style, but most of us selected off the specials. Meal size was very good for the type of restaurant. Prices were very reasonable. Shared sides between 5 and three was adequate. No one was hungry for dessert so all had coffee and petite-fours chocolate truffle. Couldn't believe how fast the service was without feeling like we were being pushed out. Dined on a mid weeknight.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank J79guy
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