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Bistrot Gavroche

2-10 Kensington St | Level 1, The Old Rum Store, Sydney, New South Wales 2008, Australia
+61 2 9281 6668
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“crepe suzette” (12 reviews)
“profiteroles” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2-10 Kensington St | Level 1, The Old Rum Store, Sydney, New South Wales 2008, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is my favourite French Bistro style restaurant in Sydney . Traditional menu , fresh produce and prepared to perfection .The Kensington St location is always a surprise to those not been there . Wine list superb , staffs and service first rate. I'm a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit enjoying dinner here! Both visit were consistent, with a traditional French bistro cuisine, nice atmosphere and vibes; professional and attentive service. We were pleased with our menu selections: beef tartare, superb pike quenelle and tarte tatine ! Nice bistro restaurant,...More

3  Thank MARCUS C
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Marcus, Thanks you for your show of appreciation, this really means a lot to us! The quenelle is a specialty from Nantua, a town located east of Lyon, where Lionel our General Manager and Co-owner is from (and a lot of the furniture we...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

It is located upstairs and a little tricky to find. The sign is a little small. But once the entry is located it's easy to access. The bistrot is authentically French. The quirky menus in frames were fun- for a minute, then became difficult to...More

4  Thank K2K62
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear K2K62, Thank you for your comments, we did everything possible to make this bistrot as good as if you were in Paris. Regarding the wooden-frame menus, we are looking into it and will consider printing a lighter menu. Regarding the vegetables, we did add...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere with some quirky elements such as the picture frame menus. Main meals good, particularly the rabbit but the shredded duck was dry and came with noting except shredded duck with crumbed top. Desserts nice once again but not spectacular. Wines very expensive....More

3  Thank JPJN68
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear JPJN68, Well noted on the wooden framed menu, we are looking at possibly changing it. We've also noted your feedback on the duck - and this is the first not-so-positive comment we had on it. We will look into it with the kitchen staff,...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

Very quiet place for dinner, diligent service and "onglet de reve" cooked to perfection. N it is not easy to get one like that in France; then in Sydney, it was totally unexpectedMore

8  Thank Jean-Luc A
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Dear Jean-Luc, Thanks for your comments. I am very happy that you enjoyed the onglet. It is indeed our ambition to serve traditional French cuisine just the way you can find it in Paris, we will work hard to keep it that way. Best Regards,...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Went here for the first time last night and what a wonderful find! Firstly, the fit-out is gorgeous and the restaurant is beautifully and authentically French! Note the amazing front door! Secondly, the food was very very good! We both had the French Onion soup...More

4  Thank BondiRover
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Dear Bondi Rover, thank you for such a glowing review! Rumsteak is a good cut as it is lean, the challenge is to keep it tender - we are glad you found it to be perfectly cooked. The duck gratin, which we call Duck Parmentier,...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Bistrot Gavroche we can feel like in France with a very good service and an excellent quality of food!More

5  Thank el-ormnd
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Dear El-Ormnd, Thank you for your post, glad that you felt like if you were transported to France and back in just one meal - from the food to the all our furniture, France is truly the centre from where all inspiration births from. The...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Great service, great food all over one of the best food experiences I've had. Classic french cooking.

5  Thank Michael S
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Hi Michael, this makes us really happy, thanks a lot for your very kind words. We will work hard to keep food and service the way you remembered, and we hope to see you again at the Bistrot. Best Regards, Chef Frederic Colin

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Located conveniently just 5 or 6 minutes walk from Central station, this is a traditional Parisian bistrot offering the great classics of French cuisine. The quality of the dishes is of the highest order and the service is professional and friendly. If you are a...More

5  Thank Mikefor01
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear Mike, Thank you very much for your comments, I am really touched when our customers enjoy our food. The whole menu is based on traditional recipes, using the best products we find in Sydney to make you feel as if you were in Paris,...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

If you are an Oyster lover you must visit this place! Fresh delicious and a wonderful sauce. Wines are beautiful and ambience is just lovely. Was there for a short wine and oysters catch up with friends and really enjoyed everything. Will go back to...More

5  Thank Marcia A
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Dear Marcia, Thank you for your nice comment, to be fair most of the credit for oysters belongs to the producer we selected - Pristine Oyster Farm, located in Coffin Bay, South Australia. They don’t come in very large size but their taste and texture...More

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Amie G
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Yes, absolutely - kids are most welcome!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$32
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-10 Kensington St | Level 1, The Old Rum Store, Sydney, New South Wales 2008, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9281 6668
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Description
Bistrot Gavroche is a classic French bistro in Kensington St Sydney.
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