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A La Bouffe Bar & Bistro

268 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9077 2856
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
268 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a group of six, booked for dinner after the movies, and were seated upstairs. Environment was ok but felt that we were a bit out if the way with the service not being as prompt and attentive as we would expect. A few...More

Thank John j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yum yum yum. Rabbit ravioli and garlic snails to start, cassoulet and confit of duck for mains, a huge chocolate mousse and sour cherry pudding for dessert. All utterly delicious on a rainy Melbourne night. Wine list is a little on the steep side but...More

14  Thank Elchappo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dine here each time we visit Melbourne and is one of our favourite restaurants. In the lovely South Yarra district, lovely ambience, excellent French food and service. The Vesper Martini's also exceptional.

19  Thank ahindle2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there earlier this month. This was my best meal ever in an Australian French restaurant. Congrats !

19  Thank Mariaaatraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to congratulate the staff at A La Bouffe for such a beautiful evening ! Food was excellent, service was first class and atmosphere was the best ! Highly recommended.

19  Thank le_bideau
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another great evening at A La Bouffe : lovely environment, fantastic food and professional service. Thank you all for making our dinner very special as it was our 20th anniversary ! The porterhouse is to die for ! Will of course come back...

23  Thank clootvoet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love it when it's truffle time at A La Bouffe. I've had several of their truffle dishes in the last years but my absolute favourite is Oeuffs en Cocotte. I could just have two serves of this all by itself. The other thing to...More

25  Thank Rose M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For the second time in 2 years I went with a friend and we both had great food and service. I had a rare porterhouse with a seafood topping...absolutely mouth-watering, good size, great vegetables and a lovely chocolate dessert. Service was impeccable. Would recommend this...More

28  Thank Pisces1946
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here with the inlwas a few weeks ago, we were seated promtly and greeted by the very friendly owner. Restaurant is very lovely with an amazing selection of wines! Our waitress was very attentive and super polite. I had the pork belly, and...More

31  Thank brookemizzio
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

If you want truely traditional French food, this place is it! My hubby and I had lunch there. It's a cosy restaurant with good service and great tasting food. We'll definitely return!

34  Thank Ilda B
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specialty stores selling just about everything. The
famous Chapel Street Bazaar has so many curious and
vintage knick-knacks that you will feel as if you're
in a huge and busy museum. By contrast, at the
northern end of Chapel Street, South Yarra and Windsor
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 268 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chapel Street
  • Neighbourhood: Chapel Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9077 2856
A La Bouffe Bar & Bistro is where you will experience true French Hospitality. When the French back home gets together with friends and family to prepare a meal, when all the chopping, mixing and baking and cooking is done! the cook call out "A La Bouffe" Let's Eat, and everyone sits down to enjoy their home cooked meal. That is what you will experience at A La Bouffe Bar & Bistro - an informal, friendly and delicious experience. No pretensions, just good friendly service and delicious food.
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