Restaurants

Top Choice French in City Centre & Haymarket

Restaurant Hubert

The memorable descent into the sexy old-time ambience plunges you straight from suity Sydney to some 1930s cocktail movie. Delicious French fare comes in old-fashioned portions – think terrine, black pudding or duck…
French in Sorrento

Cakes & Ale Bistro

Offering some much needed class on Sorrento's main street is this smart restaurant doing seasonal produce sourced from around Victoria. Its attractive space is fitted out with plants, polished floors and distressed …
French in Fortitude Valley

Madame Rouge

Dark and sexy, Madame Rouge sets a very Parisian scene with red-velvet curtains, tasselled table lamps and Toulouse-Lautrec prints. The menu – co-designed by powerhouse chef Philip Johnson of E'cco fame – reads like…
French in Geelong

Bistrot St Jean

Here at Bistrot St Jean they manage to pull off the Parisian theme, creating a delightful 'joie de vivre' ambience, minus the stuffiness or tackiness. Its menu is contemporary French cuisine, featuring the likes of …
French in Central Brisbane

Greenglass

Up a flight of stairs wedged between a discount chemist and a topless bar is this pared-back, loft-style newcomer. Head up for novel breakfast items such as a charcoal bun filled with fried egg, avocado and thinly s…
French in Hunter Valley

Bistro Molines

Set in the Tallavera Grove winery, this French restaurant run by the Hunter Valley's most storied chef has a carefully crafted, seasonally driven menu that is nearly as impressive as the vineyard views. There's love…
French in Launceston

Pierre's

Pierre's has been here since 1956. That's gotta be some sort of record! (French restaurants weren't exactly common in Tasmania in the 1950s.) The brunch menu is borderline Mod Oz (corn fritters, and waffles with mus…
French in Sydney Harbourside

Bathers’ Pavilion

Spanish Mission–style architecture, harbour views and outstanding food collide at one of Sydney’s most enduringly popular restaurants. The seasonal menu focuses on produce from small local providers, with plenty of …
French in Red Hill & Around

Petit Tracteur Bistro

The sister restaurant to the acclaimed Ten Minutes by Tractor is this classy cottage bistro overlooking the vineyards. Its menu is primarily traditional French, accentuated with local ingredients and Mod Australian …
French in Paddington & Centennial Park

Bistro Moncur

Mini-moguls and luncheon ladies while away long afternoons beneath Bistro Moncur’s vaulted ceilings and monochromatic mural. The menu changes seasonally, but signature dishes such as French onion soufflé gratin and …