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61 High St, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
+61 3 5444 5272
18:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Intimate but not too small dining space inn the centre of town. Just one waitress on duty but she performed magnificently covering the 24 pax having dinner elegantly the Tuesday we were there. On Tuesday - Thursdays they offer Prix Fixe Menu of 2 courses for $45 or 3 for $55 which is remarkable value for the standard of food... More 

Thank LetsdoCurry
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I recently enjoyed a beautiful french dinner at Bouchon. I was dining with a local ladies food club. The food, wine and ambience was perfect to replicate a typical French dinner. Congratulations to Travis and the team.

Thank Aussie422011
Maldon, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We visited Bouchon for lunch. We noted all the Good Food Guide recommendations on the window and thought it had to be pretty good. The waiter was very nice, the bread and butter beautiful and the two glasses of wine were excellent. Everything started great and we really looked forward to our meal. We had ordered lamb rump with haricot... More 

Thank simoneputnam
Bendigo, Australia
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Some really good French food here. Well worth the price. They were able to cater for a 'special' diet at short notice. The service was attentive without being obtrusive. The waitress knew the menu well and was able to offer insights and advice. One of Bendigo's best restaurants.

Thank JBlack14
Bendigo, Australia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We went to Bouchon for our Wedding Anniversary and it was just so lovely. This elegant, intimate little French Restaurant is a hidden gem in Bendigo. Highly recommend. It is quite expensive but I think well priced for the quality of the dining experience. Staff were lovely and attentive (but not too attentive), the setting and ambience is very romantic... More 

Thank Mishkoff
Wodonga, Australia
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The other reviewers were right! Had lunch here, Cozy, great ambience. The owner is so friendly, sense of humour and knowledgeable. The food was wonderful, we both loved it, the lambs neck just melted in the mouth. The escargot was wonderful and a good range of wines. Looking forward to having dinner here. All Bendigo should be coming here.

Thank Zoinky
Melbourne, Australia
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102 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

The cork (Bouchon) is a little French styled restaurant in downtown Bendigo. Not all French restaurants need to show a shiny Michelin star. In rural France, it is possible to come across a memorable restaurant in a village of a church, boulangerie and a restaurant. Bouchon is one such restaurant. It is not pretentious, service is courteous, (the waiter is... More 

Thank Ross B
Perth, Australia
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This sounds utterly pretentious but we visited Dinner by Heston in Melbourne the week before and although that was a great (and very expensive) experience, I enjoyed this far more. The owner (Travis) is a gracious and knowledgable host, every course and wine was brilliant, and the entire meal was a fabulous experience I will remember for a long time.... More 

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

As I entered Bouchons, the atmosphere of Provincial France seeped through the rustic canvas of the resturant. I dared myself to try the escargot. The escargot was refreshingly tender complimented by the perfect balance of garlic butter. Not to overpowering. Not to subtle. The roasted lamb rump was exceptional the combination of lamb, vignette lentils and the soft notes of... More 

Thank Cassandra P
southern hemisphere
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

It certainly looks the piece. We have visited "bouchons" in Lyon that use the same livery as Bendigo's Bouchon. But the food is not yet up to the standards we found in France. And the bill ($160 before tip for shared entree, two mains and a nice Fleurie) was a bit steep, especially for lunch. Service was good and we... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 34
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 High St, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Bendigo  >  Bendigo
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5444 5272

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?