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“Excellent food and service”
Review of Le Parisien

Le Parisien
Ranked #29 of 461 Restaurants in Geelong
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $24 - $79
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Since 1976, Le Parisien has offered fine food, wines and dedicated service to the Geelong region. Opened by Lorraine and Jean-Paul Temple on the 11th of November 1976, Le Parisien is still run by the Temple family with their children and grandchildren now working in the business. The restaurant relocated to its now iconic waterfront location in 1998. Le Parisien is situated right on Geelong’s Waterfront and gives widespread views of Corio Bay. The building originally being an old boat shed still retains many of its original timber features, the main dining room is full of exposed timber beams and surrounded with large windows. Le Parisien also has a balcony, perfect for those long Sunday lunches in the sun. The main dining room has capacity for seating up to 130 people as well as a full public address system making it perfect for weddings and functions, Le Parisien is also equipped with a private function room with a sit down dining capacity of up to 40 people. Gift vouchers are available in person or by phone order. From May 1st through to the end of September we are open: Wednesday to Saturday lunch and dinner Sunday & Public holidays all day dining Monday & Tuesday all day dining
Werribee
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11 reviews
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“Excellent food and service”
Reviewed November 3, 2012

It was our 8th Wedding anniversary and we celebrated it at Le Parisien, we had the seafood platter for 2 and had an amazing time eating all the yummy seafood, with a bottle of sparkling.

Visited October 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Fantastic Food”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

Fantastic food, just cooked perfectly & worth the price.
Just don't go on valentines day as the service is sooo slow & the staff are so run off their feet you have to remind them of drinks orders (3 times) and waited for over an hour for them to arrive.

Visited February 2012
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Tasmania, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
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“Perfect for a special occassion. Great views of Corio Bay.”
Reviewed October 22, 2012

Great food,not too many menu options, friendly staff, Happy Anniversary chocolate message with a sparkler in vanilla bean ice cream & strawberries, a sweet touch to finish our 30th Wedding anniversary lunch !

Visited October 2012
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Thank Lin C
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Geelong, Australia
1 review
“What a great experience !”
Reviewed October 16, 2012

My friends and I decided to have dinner at Le Parisien and we had a wonderful evening.
The food was delicious, my steak was perfectly cooked and the seafood platter is just amazing, good luck trying to finish it.
Plus they had a young French waiter who was very ttentive which made the night even more special.
Great place to go if you want a taste of France.

  • Visited October 2012
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Geelong, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“Consistantly good”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

The only place in Geelong to take business collegues if you want consistantly good food and service. Have never found the waiting staff rude or unhelpful and am surprised by some of the reviews I have read. Have to wonder about the source. Perhaps it can be a little bit pricey at times, but after dining at restaurants in Melb and overseas it compares more than favourably. Steaks are always great and more importantly cooked properly, and the wine list exceptional. Seafood platters to die for. Have been a regular customer for over 20 years and will always keep goin back.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank Mishish
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