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The Best French Restaurants In Sydney, Australia
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The Best French Restaurants In Sydney, Australia

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Sydney is home to many award-winning and creative French restaurants, varying from fine dining to more affordable options. Below we have listed some of our favorite French cuisine in Sydney.


Felix is an upscale and elegant French-inspired restaurant that has won many notable awards, including Best Regional Wine List and Chef of the Year. Their innovative menu is matched by their extensive wine list. A classic French brasserie inspires the interior of the restaurant – French chandeliers hang from the ceiling and waiters in long aprons deliver the food. Be sure to make a reservation before you arrive.

Felix, 2 Ash St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia +61 2 9240 3000

Le Pelican

Le Pelican offers traditional French food with a modern twist. Their menu is always changing based on what seasonal ingredients are available, plus, they also offer a diverse selection of wines. The restaurant is located on a relaxing sandstone terrace, and the interior is charming and intimate, with sandstone walls and wooden floors.

Le Pelican, Shop 2 , 411 Bourke Street, Pelican Private Hotel, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia +61 2 9380 2622

Bistro Papillon

Bistro Papillon offers traditional French cuisine. Their menu is crafted using only the freshest ingredients and their extensive wine list perfectly complements their fare. The atmosphere of the restaurant is romantic and intimate, and the walls are decorated with antique posters. This is the perfect place for a special night out – be sure to try their Coq Au Vin.

Bistro Papillon, 98 Clarence St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia +61 2 9262 2402

Four Frogs Creperie Mosman

Four Frogs Creperie Mosman is a casual French restaurant that specializes in crepes and galettes (savory crepes), which are made using traditional French recipes and techniques. Although they do offer many traditional recipes, they have also adapted to Sydney and offer Aussie inspired fillings as well. The galettes are made using special buckwheat flour, which really enhances their taste. This is the perfect restaurant for a causal lunch or afternoon snack.

Four Frogs Creperie, 175 Avenue Rd, Mosman NSW 2088, Australia +61 2 9960 1555

Antoine’s Grill

Antoine’s Grill offers gourmet French cuisine with American influences. They have just moved into a new location and have updated their menu, and now, they offer more quality cuts of meat and an extensive wine list. Be sure to save room for their delicious dessert options.

112 Majors Bay Rd, Concord NSW 2137, Australia +61 2 9743 3354