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Bistrot Gavroche

2-10 Kensington St | Level 1, The Old Rum Store, Sydney, New South Wales 2008, Australia
+61 2 9281 6668
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  • Average8%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2-10 Kensington St | Level 1, The Old Rum Store, Sydney, New South Wales 2008, Australia
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1 - 10 of 176 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Coming from the U.K. We had 5 nights in Sydney. We returned for one night to catch a flight the next day and researched this restaurant. So glad we came here the food was delicious the wine was excellent the timing of the service perfect....More

Thank Simon C
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Simon, Thank you very much for your great review. I am glad that you found us, the neighborhood is really up and coming, and being upstairs in an Old Rum Warehouse makes the Bistrot a destination. We are indeed very French - all the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for Wednesday lunch and were the only table. We had duck parfait and pork terrine for entres. For main we had Chateaubriand with frites. The beef was perfectly cooked and the frites were excellent. We had an Aussie Cab Shiraz (Passion has Red...More

Thank David M
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear David, Thank you for your comment - we are very happy that you enjoyed your meal at the Bistrot. We cook the beef according to a recipe I learned many years ago while learning my skills in a famous restaurant in Paris, I am...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a booking for a large party and this was well accommodated. They served us really well, the staff are professional and very courteous. The food was nice, a good size for you to enjoy the meal with good subtle flavours.More

Thank mekros
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mekros, Thank you for your nice review. I am glad that we were able to serve your party, and that you had a good time at the Bistrot. I am also happy to be able to offer genuine French cuisine to you and your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had just been to my Masters graduation and wanted a nice place to celebrate. Bistro Gavroche happened to be the closest place to our hotel... And we could not believe our luck! The food, the wine, the beer, the Chartreuse... the decor... and of...More

Thank Damien M
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Damien, Sometimes luck plays a good part, we are very happy that you enjoyed your graduation party with us! The décor is indeed very authentic, every piece of furniture and decoration come handpicked (some even carefully hand-carried) from France. The recipes are also traditional,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very nice place to spend time with your family and friends with delicious food and good atmosphere. Terrine and crab meat dishes were lovely. Steak and ravioli dishes were also delicious. Profiteroles were yum. I will definitely be back again for my...More

Thank Rangsima S
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rangsima, Thank you very much for your review. The terrine is indeed my grandfather’s recipe, and we haven’t change it for years, and won’t change it ever! I too like the Crab thermidor - a traditional recipe usually made with lobster, but we found...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunch for 6 adults and 3 children. Delicious French cuisine. Entrees included French Onion Soup, Pate etc. Mains included Steak Frite, duck, fish etc. We ordered entrees, mains and deserts; all were delicious except the crepes which appeared to have been made a while earlier...More

Thank pwayland
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Pwayland, Thank you very much for your comment. We are very happy that you enjoyed the meal at Bistrot Gavroche, and the traditional dishes you chose. The steak frites is a slightly different way to cook steaks, I hope that you also liked it....More

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This was lunch with friends. Well presented bistro on the first floor (lift is available) and it has a lovely french bistro feeling. All the cliches...french music, staff and decoration... so good so far. Typical menu with escargot, pate, foue gras, duck, beef....good selection. Extensive...More

1  Thank Michael C
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Michael, Thank you very much for your review! Yes indeed, Bistrot Gavroche transports you to France - we took great pride in decorating it with French antiques, and all our cutlery, towels and all come from France. The aim is to offer our customers...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

I wanted to go to a French Restaurant for my birthday, as it's been awhile since we have had a favourite. Checking the net I found Bistrot Gavroche had the best reviews, hence I booked it. Apart from having trouble finding the restaurant? Once there,...More

Thank Stuart A
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Dear Stuart, A great thank you for your review, we are truly happy to know that you enjoyed your Birthday at the Bistrot. We are indeed located at the 2nd floor of a historical building, where the signage is understandably restricted. I am glad that...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Nothing special, but good ambience serving known favourites such as French Onion soup, steak and frites and crepes souzettes at good value for $55. One of the waitresses could learn some manners, the couple of times i walked to and from the table, she pushed...More

Thank RonWamberal
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Dear Ron, Thank you for your comment and sorry about the waitress passing near you in a hurry. I am glad that you enjoyed the food and our set menu which is indeed a very good offer. For going regularly back to France, I believe...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Service is a bit slow, almost what you can expect in a real French bistrot, but here their prices should recommend a better attitude. Food is good, with a “genuine” traditional taste, but was not impressed. Nice locationMore

Thank Mau-travel
BistrotGavroche, Owner at Bistrot Gavroche, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Dear Mau-travel, Thank you for your comment, we apologize if the service was a bit slow. I am pleased that you enjoyed the food and the location, we aim at serving traditional French food in a very traditional bistrot in the heart of Sydney. We...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-10 Kensington St | Level 1, The Old Rum Store, Sydney, New South Wales 2008, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9281 6668
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Description
Bistrot Gavroche is a classic French bistro in Kensington St Sydney. Housed in a beautiful old rum warehouse, Bistrot Gavroche respects the historical structure of this timeless Sydney space while creating a traditional Parisian bistro atmosphere that’s unique to the city. Bistrot Gavroche is the perfect backdrop for entertaining, celebrations and corporate functions with menus well-suited for sharing. The extensive wine list showcases some of the best vintages from French and Australian wineries, so allow our team to create a tailored wine experience to complement the menu and impress your guests.
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