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Bistro Gitan

52 Toorak Rd W | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9867 5853
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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European, French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
52 Toorak Rd W | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We are regular patrons of this gorgeous establishment in south yarra, after a 6 month hiatus, we were so very disappointed in the meal and service. We ordered a $90 bottle of wine and we had to ask 3 times for our glasses to be...More

Thank Debbiecadzow
LHotel-Bistro-Gitan, Manager at Bistro Gitan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Debbie, Thank you for taking the time to pass along your feedback on your recent experience at Bistro Gitan. We’re sorry to hear that your visit was disappointing on this occasion, The team at Bistro Gitan takes pride in the quality of our food...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I probably come to Bistro Gitan once a month for business, family and friends. One of the things I like is the consistency of food and staff. It's professional and friendly and on a cold night, the open fire and bar area is a warm...More

1  Thank Lorne01
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This places oozes atmosphere and has equally great food and wine. All our dishes were delicious and we felt very welcome, look forward to returning some time soon.

Thank hamilstra
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Good ambience, service, food. Place is a buzzing French bistro in a classy part of town but very down to earth. I was initially hesitant on French as I was not in the mood to bling it and it felt too chilly for dress and...More

Thank E H
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We booked a Saturday 6.30pm sitting for 4 We ordered an entree and main course and by the time we finished our main at 8.10pm we were told that the needed the table for the next sitting and we would need to move from our...More

2  Thank Fairdinkumozzi
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant serves up top quality French cuisine in a refined atmosphere. It was busy when we were there so it did get a bit loud with the conversations of fellow diners. This is a popular restaurant for business lunches. I had the pork main,...More

Thank JonHSydney
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Bistro Gitan is run by the offspring of Jacques Raymond and the heritage shows. Whole not as formal as the original Restaurant in Prahran the food and the service here are excellent. There is a nice cosy bar area where you can sip on a...More

1  Thank EilselNodrog
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I had to write another review after our visit last week. The restaurant was very busy and full but watching the staff (Marcel in particular) manage what would have been a stressful situation was amazing. They are true professionals. Everyone who came in was eventually...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Bistro Gitan is one of our favourite "go to" restaurants in Melbourne. The staff are always welcoming and friendly and the food is excellent. French food is our favourite cuisine and Bistro Gitan does it all really well. It is an ideal place for both...More

Thank Frank-Jennie
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We celebrated our wedding anniversary here and loved every minute. The atmosphere is cosy and intimate, despite the room being reasonably large. Tables are sufficiently spaced to allow conversation, yet there is a pleasant buzz and the service is attentive but never intrusive. The food...More

Thank Robyn H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Toorak Rd W | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9867 5853
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