The Best French Restaurants In Brisbane, Australia

Photo of Christina Zoga
9 February 2017

Brisbane is a destination that will never disappoint when it comes to French cuisine. This enchanting city offers its visitors a variety of options from fine-dining and wine rooms to local, home-style bistros. Check out Brisbane’s top French restaurants below.

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For more than 10 years, Montrachet has welcomed visitors in the heart of Brisbane with its stellar reputation, based on its French high-end cuisine. You will find this little piece of Paris within a 10-minute drive from the CBD, but it is well worth it. The romantic atmosphere and the red leather banquette immediately transport you to luxurious restaurants in Paris.

224 Given Terrace | Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, +61 07 3367 0030


Restaurant, French, $$$
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Slow-roasted lamb shoulder
Slow-roasted lamb shoulder | © vivienviv0 /Pixabay
Cozy, elegant and comfortable, this restaurant is dedicated to the finest French wines and cuisine. If you are a wine-lover, Anise is the right place for you. With a carefully selected collection of French wines which is frequently updated according to the customers’ needs and tastes, Anise is a French wine hotspot in the city of Brisbane.


Restaurant, Australian, French, $$$
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Brisbane Riverfire festival 2007 | © Nicolas Suzor/Flickr
A French-inspired pioneering approach to Australian cuisine is what distinguishes Privé249. Located in the Sofitel Hotel, this classy and chic restaurant serves a la carte offerings and an extensive and exquisite wine list, well-known for the national, international and local wine drops.

La Vue Waterfront Restaurant

Restaurant, French, Australian, $$$
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French cuisine "Trois étoiles"
French cuisine "Trois étoiles" | © Arnaud 25/WikiCommons
If you are looking for a special high-end restaurant in Brisbane, La Vue Waterfront Restaurant will offer you more than you need. With stunning views of the Storey Bridge, La Vue Waterfront Restaurant is a stand-alone building right on the Brisbane River. Located in the heart of the CBD, this French restaurant gives the opportunity to visitors to admire the greatness of the iconic Storey Bridge.