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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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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak frites” (59 reviews)
“onion soup” (39 reviews)
“profiteroles” (39 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
8 Whiteman Street, | 8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awful experience. We were stuck in a cnr out of sight, had to virtually drag a waiter to serve us, and then 20 minutes later still no coffee. The restaurant was not very busy as it was 3.30pm, and when we queried where our coffee...More

Thank StephenL2699
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After a friend recommended the Moèt Sunday lunch to me I came here with a group of friends. Moèt is served unlimited for 2hrs and our table of 6 certainly did a great job at that haha. From the minute we arrived the service we...More

Thank Emma G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

TripAdvisor template Food: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Wine: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Service: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Atmosphere: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Value for money: ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Would I come back? 👍

Thank iAiver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An old favourite does not disappoint. Our meals; roasted chicken and steak frites, were very well prepared. The wine, an Alsace Pinot gris was rich and beautiful. Best of all was the cheeses. This restaurant is very generous with its choices of cheeses and the...More

Thank Malvoleo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner with a group of 8 and started well with good service and quickly turned to annoyance with the food and service. It took so long for the food to be delivered that we pretty much filled up on bread which was very...More

Thank Junkette
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten at Bistro Guillaume many times. On Sunday (23/9) I celebrated my birthday with my wife, daughter and son-in-law. The food was excellent and the French wait staff were perfect (and good fun). We all had the champagne pour option, and our glasses...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2018

We chose Bistro Guillaume after struggling to decide on a restaurant for dinner on a very cold and windy Friday night - unfortunately all the inside tables were taken so we were seated at a lonely table outside however that did not hinder the excellent...More

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed September 8, 2018

The service provided was quite good. Waitress was very friendly and knowledgeable. The meals were very average. When you order mussels, a large bowl of french fries is not the ideal accompaniment. Similarly with the steak a big serve of chips and a few rocket...More

Thank Rabbitfree
Reviewed September 5, 2018

We ate at Bistro Guillaume last night when we first arrived in Melbourne with mixed results. I started with the cheese soufflé and it was obviously reheated - outside piping hot, inside cold, but it was tasty. My friend had the smoked salmon which was...More

Thank Ellen F
Reviewed September 5, 2018

This was the second time my husband and I visited. We had an early dinner before we went to a show at Crown Once again everything was wonderful The French champagne, the staff, the location and the food At first we were seated outside under...More

Thank justalittlebitocd
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December 27, 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, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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