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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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268 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ate here often, great duck, had three Dick dishes, had kangaroo steak, and has special Mon to Thursday, 50$ for 2 courses, 60 for three. Excellent chocolate mousse too

1  Thank Brian B
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

5  Thank JuliagirlM
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 4 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

1  Thank John j
Reviewed 3 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

28  Thank Elchappo
Reviewed 29 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.

32  Thank ahindle2010
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

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

33  Thank Mariaaatraveler
Reviewed 29 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.

33  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...

35  Thank clootvoet
Reviewed 19 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

35  Thank Rose M
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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

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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
  • 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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