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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” (38 reviews)
“profiteroles” (38 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
8 Whiteman Street, | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Found this amazing restauraunt whilst wandering Crown and so glad we did. Authentic french food with fabulous flavours and great service. I had a steak tartare which whilst might not be for everyone it was fabulous..try the twice cooked souffle too yummo. It is expensive...More

Thank 255100Foodgirl66
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently attempted to celebrate my Mum's 80th birthday here. What a sorry choice of venue. The service was uniformly poor. Indifferent waiters who were bordering on being rude. And despite knowing it was a significant birthday, the staff made no effort to even acknowledge...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were all pretty disappointed with our experience at Bistro Guillaume. The service was very patchy, not attentive at all. The food was OK, nothing amazing (like I was expecting) The onion soup seemed to be bolstered with a strong beef stock and the steak...More

1  Thank Andrea J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu tested my schoolboy French but the staff were more than helpful. Some of whom were from France. Steak done beautifully. Mussels in a very generous portion. Avoid the frites as they were no better than MacDonald's shoestrings. Lovely spot looking out over the...More

Thank ray b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here for a Sunday lunch with free flowing French champagne. It’s a set two course lunch. Staff warmly welcomed us and sat us down by the window quickly without waiting. Of coarse we had booking. Staff quickly ran through their specials for the day and...More

Thank Jason526
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wouldnt go back again. Overpriced meals. Terrible food. Menu all in french with no description to assist. All servers are also french and hard to understand. We ordered jacks and coke and were given Jamieson and coke - so clearly the language barrier goes both...More

Thank Miki P
hugodelevoye, Manager at Bistro Guillaume, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Miki, I am the venue manager here at Bistro Guillaume. First of all, we are sincerely sorry you did not enjoy your time with us. Even though we appreciate and value feedback, I would like the chance to have a chat with you about...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional food, attentive, professional service, a lovely relaxed setting and a new and improved wine list. We loved everything about about our dinner at Bistro Guillaume. The food was lovingly prepared and delicious. The prices are very reasonable for the quality of the meals. We...More

Thank carolynf57
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Fantastic fresh authentic French food. Roquefort soufflé and steak tartare fantastic as was the french onion soup.Service was exceptional, place a little noisy but that didnt detract from a great lunch.

Thank Sergio P
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We were just looking for some where that we could have a lazy meal and enjoy the beautiful weather the service and food were great not cheap but good

1  Thank Freddyfeelgood
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We went on a Saturday night, a party of 6. There was not enough staff on the floor so everything was slow. Food was good but the place was chaos

1  Thank Raymond L
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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, Business meetings, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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