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Bastille Day in Melbourne

Bastille Day

Vive Le France! If there’s three things the French are famous for, it’s their delicious cheeses, wines and fabulous food. That’s why we suggest you celebrate Bastille Day this Tuesday, because it would be wrong not to rejoice in their culinary delights. Here are the top French events around town for Bastille Day. Bon appetit!

South Melbourne Markets: Celebrate Bastille day with French food, wine entertainment and more. Dishes will include: Beef Bourguignon, French Onion Soup, Crepes, Cheese Fondue, Cassoulet and Blue Cheese Gozleme.

Bistro Vue: If you’ve got a bit more money to spend, then you’ll want to go to Bistro Vue who are celebrating with not just Bastille Day but Bastille Week. Dine on a 3 course French menu lunch for $70 or a Bastille Day 4 course dinner with matched wines for $165.

Belleville Melbourne: Dine on traditional dishes and desserts and dance arm-in-arm to french group, Swinging Rendez-Vous.

Shifty Chevre: Shifty Chevre’s French chefs are putting together a special menu including a glass of wine on arrival, an entree, a main and, of course, a cheese course for $60. You had us at cheese.

Milk the Cow Carlton: Bring in the French spirit with a Classic French 75 Cocktail on arrival, French onion soup, followed by a guided Parisian wine and cheese flight, and finishing off with a shared supper board, all for $60.

Bastille Day Festival: While it’s not actually on Bastille Day itself, this weekend long festival, all the francophiles will want to join in on the festivities this weekend. There’ll be  French food and wine; French market stalls and the chance to win a trip to France in the Grand Raffle.