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Bistro Papillon

98 Clarence St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9262 2402
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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French, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
98 Clarence St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

We went to Papillon on Saturday night for a friend birthday. I had heard from a few friends how good it was and I was absolutely not disappointed. If you wasn't to have some fabulous French food... make a booking and go. Every course was...More

Thank Orangerinnie
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stumbled upon this small bistro while staying in Sydney. Food and service was wonderful (except waiter pushed a bit hard to sell sides!) If we wanted sides we'd order them. We had the duck and the mussels - both truly superb. Decore is very...More

Thank TonyCoffsHarbour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our boys (12 and 8) were quite excited to go to the restaurant, as they adore France, and have had great dining experiences there. The food did not disappoint. The boys are great lovers of snails, as is my wife. They thoroughly enjoyed them. For...More

Thank ijkdunbar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed this bistro - food was very good, service effective and efficient and also not too noisy an environment for a business lunch ; I like the size of the restaurant which is not too large, the menu which is very french - so...More

Thank yazBoston
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my boyfriend to Bistro Papillon for dinner because we were missing home and we were not disappointed ! This is an amazing true french restaurant in the heart of the CBD. Everything was delicious from the appetizers to the main dishes, not...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

I was in a mood for French food and got really excited that they seated me without reservation. The restaurant was quite lovely, though very simple, but the location was undesirable. The service was very attentive and pleasant in general. The champaign arrived nearly room...More

Thank Julia a
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This was my second time at this restaurant, food was still as delicious as the first time however the Raclette (which was a special for $42) was an understatement, my friend who is french was embarrassed! The waiter Tony was great, he was very attentive...More

Thank Getaway_Queen_89
Reviewed 25 October 2017

A welcoming little restaurant that serves food as wonderful as what we have enjoyed in France. The service was excellent and the staff were friendly and personable while still maintaining a professional demeanour. Have now been twice and will definitely return.

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed all the dishes we had - it was really flavoursome and aromatic. Wish we had room for dessert! The service was also excellent. Definitely recommend this restaurant if you love French cuisine or just food in general!

Thank dincytea
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice evening shared with friends. French wine snails,duck pate etc. Lovely staff and it just has a lovely feel about it.

Thank Sharon G
Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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Response from TheHighlander2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am not the restaurant , by didn't remember seeing the option on the menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Clarence St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9262 2402
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