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Bistrot D'Orsay

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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184 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9654 6498
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Maleny, Australia
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had lunch at this beautiful French restaurant. The Bouillabaisse was superb and if I lived in Melbourne I would become a regular visitor to this special restaurant.

Thank lelet2
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every Melburnian knows April is Melbourne Comedy Festival month where comedic geniuses from all over the globe flock together to raise our spirits ahead of the onset of Melbourne's grey winter. It is a great time to catch up with friends to have some laughs and enjoy our fair city's great food. An old favourite, visited way too infrequently, is... More 

Thank tonysR1257FR
Melbourne, Australia
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic French bistro adjacent to the Atheneum Theatre. We had dinner after a comedy the other night. The small space has a fantastic atmosphere, warm vibe but still intimate at the table. Excellent menu and drinks list. Great device, fast, efficient and very friendly. Highly recommend before or after a show, or just for a meal.

Thank BillD01
Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a delicious boulliabaisse I recommend Bistrot D'Orsay. Service excellent. Nice adult dining. Entree was adequate after a delicious charcuterie.

Thank Fleddy1
Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been one of my regulars for many years as a business lunch venue and I have always been impressed with the consistency and the quality of food and service. I recently had a Saturday lunch with old friends and the restaurant was busy with theatre goers. We ordered some wine by the glass and there was no wait.... More 

Thank ViniVitiGlobus
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Wife and I enjoyed a pre Show dinner on a Saturday night at Bistrot D'Orsay. We started with the tasting plate, and I had the rabbit pie and wife the Coq Au Vin for mains and we shared the Warm Rhubarb Frangipani for desert. The meals were all great and the service very professional and friendly. The place is... More 

Thank Stuart T
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a table of 6 people having dinner before a show at the theatre next door. We all had beautiful meals. I had the mushroom risotto and it was beautiful, would love to get my hands on the recipe. The atmosphere was great and the same goes with the service. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank nicole4444471
Launceston, Australia
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533 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 710 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This wonderful bistro offers an authentic French experience from the French wait staff through to the intimate interior. We had a wonderful early dinner here with a 5.00pm booking. We arrived a bit early which gave us time to have an aperitif from an extensive drinks menu. The meal was delightful and dominated by French classics using local ingredients. The... More 

Thank TassieTravellers99
Melbourne, Australia
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123 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have always been a lover of French cuisine and this little french restaurant didn't disappoint. Despite some of the more negative reviews, we thought it was just perfect. I like the fact that it is a simple menu, but with everything you would expect from a french restaurant - from the perfectly baked cheese soufflé to the sumptuous duck,... More 

Thank Mrs_Maltman
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144 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a fantastic night here for my birthday - quaint little restaurant, great service and beautiful food. I enjoyed the scallops for entree (amazing!), the gnocchi for main (so tasty) and the creme brûlée for dessert..amazing. Will definitely be back and thank you for making it such a lovely evening for me 😊

Thank Vic820

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9654 6498

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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