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Bistro Guillaume

8 Whiteman Street, | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9292 5777
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak frites” (58 reviews)
“onion soup” (36 reviews)
“profiteroles” (38 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
8 Whiteman Street, | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were incredible in both knowledge and service, the food was also incredible and reasonably priced

Thank Nathan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful French food on the Southbank, ideal for team dinners and catchups. We tried 3 course meals, great food reasonable priced. Love to come back Keep up the great job!

Thank Kashif S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best and most authentic French food in town. Keepa it simple and keeps to traditional plates and flavours. Steak Frites is a must

Thank madhatter_1986
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had heard this restaurant was nice. Had a good meal but a bit overpriced. Meals were nice, but nothing special. Maybe we expected a bit better, but we’re happy with our meals. Service was ok.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were very helpful and very pleasant, knowledgable about all the dishes and seemed genuinely enthusiastic. The twice baked cheese souffle was fantastic - light and tasty, could have used a little more of the sauce though. The bavette steak was good too, slightly...More

Thank Geoffhiboz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service was excellent really good value the portions were good and the menu had a large variety of choices definitely recommend it

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner last night with two colleagues. Had heard a lot about this place so expectations were high. Setting on the the river is nice but food was ordinary. Had the octopus for entree and it was average with some texture but little taste. The...More

Thank Pasquale2015
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There were 6 in our group and the service was very good, the staff knowledgeable, and the food was of high standard. I had the fish of the day (barramundi) and Paris mash which was delicious. The snails were a good starter and the charcuterie...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe I'm spoilt coming from UK where we have a wonderful bistro chain called Cote with traditional French dishes done very well and reasonably priced. This place looks the part. Wonderful decor, pleasant welcome then it goes a little wrong. Service is slow and the...More

Thank Bro44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant in Southbank area of Melbourne. Really nice setting with outside dining under cover as well as inside overlooking Yarra River. We had chateaubriand and it was very good. Please note chef will only cook it medium rare or well done. Side salad was...More

Thank Sarah M
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27 December 2016|
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Response from mushyAustralia | Reviewed this property |
OOPs, my bad, got this question mixed up with another restaurant we visited. This one is uppity ( and I mean that in the nicest possible way) but I would definitely not bring a child that young here, its just not suitable... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Whiteman Street, | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9292 5777
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Bistro Guillaume Melbourne has been inspired by France's most popular neighbourhood bistros. Bistro Guillaume features a plat du jour daily and is equally accommodating for solo diners such as hotel guests as it is for families, small groups and couples alike. Ideally located next to Nobu, Bistro Guillaume features an extensive outdoor terrace, a hallmark of the world's best bistros, a zinc-topped bar, a private room and a spacious, welcoming dining area.
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