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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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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 am - 12:00 am Hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
268 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
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1. Best meal !
"Went there earlier this month."
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2. Always perfect !
"I cannot remember how many times I have eaten at A La Bouffe !"
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3. Fabulous French!
"We had lunch here on New Year's Eve 2016."
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I cannot remember how many times I have eaten at A La Bouffe ! As I was in the area for meetings I took the opportunity to stop by for lunch. Quick, efficient and always very professional ! I am of course planning on coming...More

Date of visit: September 2017
77  Thank JuliagirlM
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Staff were fabulous and food 🥘 good but not great. Duck liver pate really good Atmosphere fantastic and would go back

Date of visit: August 2017
67  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 5 August 2017 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

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank johnjulieanne
Reviewed 4 August 2017 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

Date of visit: August 2017
77  Thank Elchappo
Reviewed 30 July 2017

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.

Date of visit: July 2017
88  Thank ahindle2010
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

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

Date of visit: July 2017
88  Thank Mariaaatraveler
Reviewed 30 July 2017 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.

Date of visit: July 2017
88  Thank le_bideau
Reviewed 23 July 2017

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...

Date of visit: July 2017
88  Thank clootvoet
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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

Date of visit: July 2017
77  Thank Rose M
Reviewed 13 July 2017

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

Date of visit: June 2017
77  Thank Pisces1946
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in a huge and busy museum. By contrast, at the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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
  • E-mail
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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