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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 yesterday

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...

3  Thank clootvoet
Reviewed 5 days 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

4  Thank Rose M
Reviewed 1 week 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

11  Thank Pisces1946
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

13  Thank brookemizzio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!

19  Thank Ilda B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here on New Year's Eve 2016. This is what we had:- Entrées (ordered 3): Tripes à la Provençale Soufflé au Fromage Ravioli à la Langouste et Crevettes Mains: Millefeuille de Fruits de Mer Kangourou à la Bouffe Desserts: Crème Brûlée à l’orange...More

33  Thank Slim5144
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The wait staff were super friendly and very funny. The food was very slow to come out and was of decent quality

22  Thank Kimberley R
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Great place - not cheap if you go overboard as we did spending some $400 for the night for two of us, but $130 wine does that. However, lovely French Onion soup, a wonderful steak (with English mustard in a French restaurant - sacrilegious to...More

44  Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A La Boufffe is a lovel Parisienne restaurant with wonderful traditional french fare. With an extensive menu to choose from it Was hard to make a decision. So I went tradition with a very tasty french onion soup. Fillet steak with bernaise sauce and french...More

47  Thank Nikki M
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We visited A La Bouffe Bar & Bistro for their Mothers Day Set Menu, the service was fantastic. The three Mains were Fantastic.All three Deserts were Fantastic we will be back

55  Thank David H
Chapel Street
Seek and ye shall find! Prahran is a treasure hunter’s
paradise of vintage stores, upscale boutiques and
emporiums. Chapel Street is a one-stop shop with
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
USD 22 - USD 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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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