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Bergerac Restaurant

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Central Business District
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131 King St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9629 2868
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Launceston, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having enjoyed dining at Bergerac before we wondered about whether or not some of the old King St. charm would be felt at Bergerac's new location being 555 Lonsdale St. The immediate impression was the interior atmosphere 'had' changed from a traditional style to a modern Trés Chic interior designed to be timeless. The comfortable lounge style bench seating remains... More 

Thank Terry v
Kilcunda, Australia
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109 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived here one Friday night during early January and the three of us (two adults and one child) were able to be seated without a booking. The decor and table setting was quite nice, our table had one side against the wall with bench-type seats and cushions. The wait staff have French accents for extra authenticity, and the menu... More 

Thank Melanie T
Melbourne, Australia
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130 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Typical French menu: Onion Soup, snails, coq au vin. The onion soup was rather gluggy, their filet steak a tad tough. The confit duck thighs just so-so. The pommes frites soggy. In all the food and service were nothing to write home about.

Thank Selrahc49
Uxbridge, England, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

After reading some of the good reviews, my wife and I decided to book a table at this restaurant for Christmas lunch. We are from the UK and are enjoying an extended holiday in Australia, so as we were away from friends and family at this time of year, we really wanted a special lunch on Christmas Day. We booked... More 

3 Thank Dom B
Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Magnifique! Priced at 95 per person this is a must if you dont want the hassles of cooking your own Christmas lunch. The menu is fixed. You will get everything listed. There are three courses with two appertifs in between the courses. First course were hot and cold seafood platters. Two types of oysters, salmon, deep fried school prawns and... More 

Thank Christine L
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

They are on the move, but only a few doors up. Outstanding food and terrific service. Well worth the walk from Swanson St.

Thank ReluctantTourist0
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Excellent French food and equal level of service. Today I had lunch at Bergerac and found myself asking the question why haven't I heard of this restaurant before and more importantly why haven't I been here before? I had 3 courses simply because the food was so good crab ravioli ,seafood en brochette and creme brûlée. Nothing has ever tasted... More 

1 Thank Lynette-Flowers
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Decore and first visual impressions were good, as was the first dish, goose liver pate with caramalised apple. But it went pear shaped from there, two different steaks with bernaise sauce. The bernaise was unbelievably 'vinergary', like no one had tested it before leaving the kitchen. Steak frite was a thick piece of rump with thick highly variable shaped and... More 

Thank paulpolot
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Decor was dated but lovely and very French. Food was very tasty and pretty good value for money. Staff were attentive and just loved their French accents... ooh la la. Will visit again for sure

Thank Lynn F
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The decor is welcoming, the Canadian waitress very kind and helpful. A slight incident means that a not so cheap bottle of red Australian wine is knocked over. Apologies from the staff. Stains on the paper cloth absorbed.... it should have been replaced .... but no! The food being served is delightful and proportions are excellent. No plate provided for... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 King St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9629 2868

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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