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Bistro Vue
  • 430 Little Collins St,
    Melbourne, VIC
  • (03) 9691 3838,
  • Mon-Sat 11.30am-10pm

Bistro Vue

Just as you'd expect on the Right Bank: half a dozen garlicky, herby escargots delivered in their shells on small domes of salt. A choice of confit is offered: crisp duck leg with a scattering of rainbow carrots and pommes sautées, or rabbit. Tarte Tatin is brought straight from the oven sizzling in a cast-iron pan, upturned and served syrupy, buttery and golden onto your plate at the table. All the hallmarks of classic bistro dining à la Parisienne are ticked off one after the other at Shannon Bennett's more casual complement to Vue de Monde. They're delivered in a space Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette would find comforting with its heavy decoration of ruby-red upholstery and floor-to-ceiling shelves of wine. Classic French techniques in the kitchen are executed with finesse, though service can dawdle a little. Since you're waiting, however, there's always time for another honeyed madeleine baked to order.


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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $18-$39

    M $31-$79

    D $14-$17

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Private room
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Shannon Bennett & Chris Bonello



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