Where to celebrate Bastille Day 2023 in Australia

Bastille Day 2023
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Want to know where to celebrate Bastille Day 2023 in Australia? It’s less than two weeks away now. To help you find your local Bastille Day 2023 celebration, we’ve put together all of the events happening in cities around Australia in this article.

Bastille Day 2023

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Adelaide Central Market is celebrating Bastille Day with a range of French themed activities in the market. There are both free and ticketed events. Highlights include free live music, a macaron cooking demonstration, free cupcake decorating for kids, a crepe pop up stall, champagne bar, guided tours, a paint ‘n’ sip class and more!

All day – Pop-up Crepe bar and Champagne Bar ‘Impromptu’ by The French Wine Centre
9:30AM – 11:30AM – Live Music: Adelaide Strings Duo
9:30AM – 12:00PM – Free cupcake decorating for kids
10:00AM – 12:00PM – Marie Lanternette (roving entertainment)
11:30AM – 1:00PM – Live music with Louise Blackwell & The French Set
11:30AM – 1:30PM – Live music with Sounds Continental
5:00PM – 7:00PM – Live music with Melange à Trois
6:00PM – 7:00PM – Free Macarons cooking demonstration with Le Cordon Bleu
6:00PM – 8:00PM – Live music with Pamplemousse


All day – Pop-up Crepe bar and Champagne Bar ‘Impromptu’ by The French Wine Centre
9:30AM – 12:00PM – Free face painting
9:00AM – 11:00AM – Live music with Adelaide Strings Duo
10:00AM – 11:00AM – Free Flaming Camembert cooking demonstration with Valerie Henbest of the Smelly Cheese Co.
11:00AM – 1:00PM – Live music with Melange à Trois
11:00AM – 1:00PM – Live music with Louise Blackwell & The French Set
11:00AM – 1:00PM – Live music with Sounds Continental
6:00PM – 9:00AM – Cheese After Dark with the Smelly Cheese Co. (sold out – see blurb below)


Le tour du Marché : The French Market Tour – TICKETED

Vive La France… Discover the Market, French style!

Join this walking tour of the Market with your French speaking tour guide and Fringe performer Arnaud Bénassy. You’ll learn a bit of Française, learn how to sing La Marseillaise, discover interesting facts about Bastille Day and taste some of the Market’s most authentic French fromage, charcuterie and patisserie. Starting with a délicieux glass of champagne from the French Wine Centre’s pop-up ‘Impromptu’ this fun tour will take you for a chat and tastings at French institutions the Smelly Cheese Co. and Les Deux Coqs.

Tour includes glass of French champagne and tastings.


Cheese After Dark- TICKETED- 15 July

An extra special Cheese after Dark – a fun and fabulous Saturday night full of all things French. With beautiful French music, Champagne, wines and cheeses, Valerie will share her joie de vivre and fill you in on her latest adventures in the Pyrénées.


Agence Consulaire and Alliance Française d’Adelaide – Sunday 16th July

Come celebrate Bastille Day with family or friends and get a glimpse of French culture with food, wine, art, music, and more.

It will be a night of French activities that will entertain the whole family! Including music, a theatrical performance,  dancing, children’s activities, a drink and food.

Bastille Day 2023 la fête nationale 2023

The event will take place on July 16th, at the Goodwood Institute, 166 Goodwood Rd, Goodwood, from 5pm to 10pm.

A Prayer for the Wild at Heart is going all out this Bastille Day and running a delicious menu of French classics celebrating the homeland of its much loved team. They’re holding their event over two nights, 14th and 15th July.


It’s $120 per person with paired wines for an additional $65 for one person or $95 for two. Reserve your table via this link.


C’est si bon! French variety show with Lou Blackwell and the French Set @ The Gov

Adelaide’s own premier French musical act Lou Blackwell and the French Set is celebrating Bastille Day at The Gov this year with a spectacular variety show of French chansons that will delight audiences and send them off in a French waltz all the way home!

Bastille Day / la fête nationale 2023

After embodying the remarkable French chanteuse Juliette Gréco in her award-winning cabaret show Love on the Left Bank (read our review of the show here), singer Lou Blackwell brings together some of Adelaide’s finest musicians to perform songs from the great ‘variété française’ French popular song tradition. Louise and the band will pay homage to so many wonderful French singers and songwriters: Charles Trenet, Jacques Brel, Georges Brassens, Yves Montand, Edith Piaf, Serge Gainsbourg, Charles Aznavour and more…and in so doing, conjure up the great concert halls of Paris where so many of these legendary entertainers once performed.


Backed by a dream band featuring Mark Simeon Ferguson on piano, Julian Ferraretto on violin, Tom Pulford on saxophone and clarinet, Dylan Paul on double bass and Josh Baldwin on drums, Louise will sing some of their ‘best of’ and new songs as well…with superb backing vocals from the band to boot… Ooh là là! Get yourselves to The Gov for a French musical feast this Bastille Day.


Dinner will be served from 6pm (main menu and French classics). Dinner bookings can be made here.


Delicatessen proposes a 4 course menu for $75 per person.

La fête nationale 2023/ Bastille Day 2023

Reserve your table via this link.


Garçon Bleu is holding a Bastille Day Célébration Lunch of 3 courses honouring liberty, equality, and fraternity for $149 per person.


Savour their talented chefs’ artistry as they create a delectable menu inspired by the finest French cuisine. Immerse yourself in the flavours of France, crafted with the freshest local ingredients.


Garcon Bleu’s stylish décor sets the perfect backdrop for your Bastille Day experience. Complete the celebration with their delightful selection of French wines expertly paired with each course by their in-house Sommelier.


Join them for lunch on July 14th at Sofitel Adelaide for an extraordinary celebration of Bastille Day. Reserve your table now and embrace the enchanting world of French culture, exquisite cuisine, and cherished memories.


Enjoy the entertainment of live music as you raise a glass to the enduring spirit of the French Revolution – Vive la France! Vive la Révolution!

Bastille Day 2023 Garcon Bleu

Book your table via this link.


Ginger’s: Be Revolting – 14 & 15 July

French band Les Flâneurs Volants will perform at Gingers Vintage Lounge Bar, in Goodwood for Bastille Day 2023. The chefs at Gingers have prepared a gorgeous menu that will delight your inner French. Make your bookings here.


Hey Jupiter will serve their usual à la carte menu and have can can dancers like they do every year.

Book via mobile 0416 050 721.


La Buvette invites you to join them in celebrating Bastille Day 2023. For the occasion, they have created a delicious menu at $120 per person, followed by a DJ from 10 pm to late.

Reservations ONLY for dinner.

Visitors welcome for drinks.


Le Pas Sage proposes a night of mystery, enchantment, and pure fun at its French Costume Party! Get ready to don your most captivating French inspired outfit and let your imagination run wild. There will be prizes for best dressed!

Draw your inspiration from Marie-Antoinette, passing by the French cancan in a moulin rouge to Coco Chanel and anything French in between!


Maison Clément is holding two sittings for its 4 course Bastille Day dinner at 5:30 and 7:30pm. Four courses for $50.


Smoked trout canapé


Truffled mushrooms soup served with garlic escargot


Chicken and leek vol au vent


Boeuf bourguignon and seasonal vegetables


Roasted Salmon. Potato rösti and Béarnaise sauce


Vanilla creme brûlée


Passion fruit tart topped with hazelnut crumble


Booking essential via their website.



Avoca Beach Theatre: Bastille Day with Emma Hamilton and band

To celebrate Bastille Day 2023, enjoy the show An evening in Paris featuring the romance of France with songs from Edith Piaf, Charles Trenet, Aznavour and many more including songs from her sold-out London West-end show.


Since the release of her debut album La Musique (“a total triumph on so many levels” Van Dyke Parks) French/Australian singer Emma Hamilton has toured the world, not only opening for guitar legend Tommy Emmanuel, but enticing audiences with her own blend of French and jazz-inspired music.


Emma’s raspy enveloping voice transports you to another era while her vocals dance and plays with her undeniably catchy, fresh songs, right through to French classics (she is half French!) which she sings with luscious authenticity and passion. She is accompanied by her brother Thomas, whose musical sophistication is showcased through outstanding musicianship on a number of musical instruments, namely piano, where he captivates audiences while “ his fingers simply dance across (the keys) with the dazzling emotional feel and stylistic depth” (Adelaide Now). Emma’s original music is laced with retro undertones, world music, and pop as they draw their inspiration from anything from Piaf to Dr. John.


Observing Emma and her brother Thomas mingle their honeyed vocal tones with harmonies that will leave you guessing which is which. This show will elevate your senses, taking you to another time and place, and leave you humming their songs for the rest of the week, bringing a show bubbling with fun!





Boucher is celebrating Bastille Day with a 5-course black truffle degustation menu for lunch and dinner for $105 food only, or $155 with matching wines.

Bastille Day 2023 Boucher

One sitting only. Bookings are essential either by phone or online.


C’est Bon is holding a 4 course Bastille Day Dinner with two sittings: 6pm and 8:30pm. The dinner includes wines paired by Davis & White Fine Wine Merchant (Wines will also be available to order with Davis & White on the night, for delivery to your home.) It’s $175 per person.

La fête nationale 2023/ Bastille Day 2023

Book via its website.


Ellington’s Wine Bar & Rooftop is Frenchin’ it up this July. For $130 per person, indulge in two entrées, main, side & a crème caramel to close out the evening. Each dish will be paired with a French white /& or red to complement your experience


FACCI QLD Bastille Day Business Breakfast at Sofitel Brisbane Central

Just over a year before Paris 2024, they have an exceptional panel representing the Brisbane 2032 Olympic & Paralympic Games main stakeholders, including:

  • Cindy Hook, CEO of the BNE 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Organising Committee,
  • Matt Carroll AM, CEO of the Australian Olympic Committee,
  • Catherine Clark, CEO of Paralympics Australia, and
  • Cr Krista Adams, Deputy Lord Mayor, Chair for Economic Development and the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Committee

MCed and facilitated by Olympic gold medallist and World champion swimmer Brooke Hanson OLY OAM, the panel will discuss the planning and preparation of the Paris Games and how it can be leveraged to deliver a better Brisbane 2032.

Tickets cost $135 for FACCI members or $190 for non-members. Book yours here


Le Festival  21-23 July 2023

A more detailed article will follow in the lead-up to Le Festival.


Moda is holding a lunch of canapés + four courses with matching Champagne and French wines for $155 per person.


Novotel Brisbane South Bank is holding a Crepe Suzette Masterclass at 3pm on 14th July for $30 per person or $50 per couple and includes a glass of sparkling or soft drink on arrival. It can be booked via this link. Make sure you RSVP by 12pm 10th July.

They will also have à la carte specials during their dinner service, for which bookings are essential.

Bastille Day 2023



Alliance Française de Cairns – 16 July

is hosting a carnival with food and fun activities for the whole family with a prize to be given for the best 18th century French costume. Entry to the event is via a coin donation. You can also order a café gourmand tower if you wish to indulge in some French fare.


Cairns Hilton Hotel

Bastille Dinner cooked by executive chef Lee, who will spin his magic with a pan-Asian take on the French Dinner. Wines will be carefully chosen by Vice Echanson and of course, it’s time to glam up for their formal, black tie dinner. This is a curated menu and food allergies might be substituted on prior request. No substitution for lifestyle food choices. Dress – Formal/Black tie. Members with ribbons.



Jayne Tuttle and Rahael Coopes Bastille Weekend Special – 15 July @ Muse – Food, Wine & Books

Rachael Coopes (Paris for Beginners) and Jayne Tuttle (My Sweet Guillotine) have lived, loved, worked, clowned, studied and played in Paris, but not everything is eternal sparkles in the city of light. Their books talk about the struggles of the new, of reinvention, of injury – both physical and emotional – of toiling at work, and the joys of life’s curveballs with candour and comedy. And zut alors they’re in conversation with everyone’s favourite French Australian, Julia Zemiro!



Alliance Française de Geelong at Furphy Function Hall at Little Creatures Brewery – 15 July

Celebrate Bastille Day 2023 at this special dinner event. Lots of fun, giveaways and entertainment provided by French gypsy jazz band Calderazzo-Lorenne Quartet, featuring the beautiful voice of Lucy Lorenne.

Enjoy a charcuterie grazing starter and a two-course, French inspired meal. A selection of French wines are available at bar prices. Create your table of 10 guests or they can organise a share-table for you.



Books for Francophiles:  Celebrate Bastille Day with French-English Aussie author Olivier Vojetta – 15 July 2023

Just returned from a book tour and talks in Paris, French-English-Aussie author Olivier Vojetta will be with them at Bookness Mudgeeraga for an exceptional afternoon of discussions… with a bit of French flair!  Catering for both English and French speakers, this bilingual event held on a symbolic day like Bastille Day aim’s to promote a vital channel of intellectual and cultural exchange between France and Australia, while allowing Anglophone readers to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of French literature.

After an initial book presentations & conversation with Olivier, you will be able to ask any questions you may have and get a signed copy of both his translated work (including his collection of short stories “Disappear”, translated from the French by recently awarded translator Juliet Sutcliffe) and his most recently story of modern love “Aimer encore” as well as acclaimed “Courir encore”.



Jean Pascal will have 3-course take-away meals at $18.00 will be typically French on that day. Menu to be advised.




Bastille Day French Festival – 8 & 9 July

A more detailed article will follow this week.


Bistro Gitan will only have some French specials on the day. Bookings are as per normal and can be booked online via the website.


Bon Ap’ is open for lunch and dinner on Bastille Day 2023. They will serve their dinner menu all day long.


Bistro Volière is now sold out for its dinner service on 14th July but invites you to from 3pm for live Music with Cedric & his violinist.

Inside, there will be a wine tasting with Chapoutier wines from 3pm. and outside there will be mulled wine and a cheese buffet all afternoon!

On Saturday July 15 at 12:30pm, Noria and the Parisians will perform.


East Melbourne RSL: Jazztille Day with The Syncopators

A French Bastille Day Celebration featuring The Syncopators Performing Bechet et De Paris Brothers. Special guests:

  • Messrs Georges Washingmachine & Pierre Baylor playing the music of Django & The Hot Club of France.
  • Mademoiselle Leslie Avril singing the songs of Édith Piaf.
  • MSD Cancan Danseuses.

Fine French Cuisine: 3 Course A La Carte Menu with French Wines Available. French Cheese platters available from the bar.


Entrecôte is holding a quintessential Parisian soirée for its annual Bastille Day bash. They cordially invite you to join them in your finest attire, transforming an ordinary night into an extraordinary French fête full of joie de vivre and cultural charm!

Indulge in an exquisite four-course French feast, accompanied by a carefully selected range of free-flowing wines that perfectly complement each dish. The festivities begin with sumptuous canapés to whet your appetite for the feast that follows.


Setting the tone for the evening, they have vivacious Can Can dancers and a live jazz band led by the renowned Raleigh Williams, filling the air with soulful French melodies.


4 courses, live entertainment & free-flowing matching wines for $269.90 per person in the Main Dining Room or $249.90 per person in the Brasserie/Courtyard. Book your table here


L’Hotel Gitan is open for lunch and dinner on Bastille Day 2023. Bookings are as per normal and can be booked online via the website.


Life’s Too Short Bar

Join Sommelier Antony’s Table for a 5-course French feast prepared by Chef Sig. Antony will be opening some old and rare French wines from their cellar, and making them available by the glass for one night only, with a little wine education. Tickets $99 per person for a minimum of two people.

  • Shared Charcuterie Platter – French Terrine & Pate, with Accompaniments (gf)
  • 24hr French Onion Soup with Gruyere Croutons (gf)
  • Slow Cooked Beef Bourguignon with Truffled Paris Mash (gf)
  • Shared French Alps Cheese Platter with Crackers (gf)
  • Shared Crepes Suzette with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream (gf)

Purchase your ticket for the dinner via this link.


Love and Lewis Apartments

Enjoy a unique Bastille Day Dinner at the Parisian salon, Apartment 26, and delight your taste buds with traditional cuisines and selected wines. The scene will be set with a warm fireplace in a candlelit room, filled with a collection of 18th-century French antique treasures and items seized from the aristocracy, supporters of the French monarchy, and more. The crystal chandeliers will be dimmed and the clocks will be chiming on the hour, echoing France on July 14th 1789. Take yourself back 234 years! Book your ticket via the link above.


Meat Market: So Frenchy So Chic Bastille Soiree – 15 July

Join them for an unforgettable soirée as the So Frenchy So Chic DJs transport you to a time of decadence, delicacy, and dancing with six hours of French Disco and ’90s French Touch.


There will be a complimentary cheese grazing station when doors open until supplies last, courtesy of L’Artisan Cheese. A bistronomie menu of French delicacy is also available for pre-order to keep you dancing longer.

Bastille Day 2023/ la fête nationale 2023

DRESS CODE: RED, WHITE OR BLUE Monochrome head to toe. Or mix these colours to create your classic French look. And don’t forget to accessorise including a red lip.

Single tickets on sale now for $55.85 or gather a group of six friends and receive a free ticket ($47.19 for each of the 6 of you). Buy your tickets here.


Noria and the Parisians are performing a number of concerts over the Bastille Day weekend and at the Bastille Day Festival


Philippe x Sofitel Melbourne on Collins – 3 July

Book your table here


Tartine has a special 4 course set menu for $110 per person. Draft menu below.

Bastille Day 2023


The French Brasserie will have live music from Ced Le Meledo performing for its dinner service. No fixed menu so you can order from their à la Carte and specials on the day

You can book online.


The Kelvin Club: Piaf in the Paris End on Bastille Day

Immerse yourself in an evening of French finery at The Kelvin Club on Bastille Day. Celebrate all things French in the Paris end of the city with a sumptuous dinner and show which features the stirring songs of love, loss, and resilience of one of France’s most enduring icons, Édith Piaf.

Passionate chanteuse and French speaker Lorena Stipani, brings Piaf’s melodies to life & will transport you to the streets of Paris through this memorable journey of song and storytelling. You’ll hear all your Piaf favourites including: Hymne à l’amour, La vie en rose, Milord, Non, je ne regrette rien and much, much more.


Lorena will be accompanied on the grand piano by internationally acclaimed pianist Tamara Vasilevitsky, who brings an exciting energy, passion and presence with her renowned technical and musical virtuosity.


University House


A celebration of Bastille Day featuring an all-inclusive French inspired menu matched with French wines*, and roving accordion performance.


Louis Bouillot ‘Perle de Vigne’ Grande Reserve, Bourgogne


Soupe au marron et pomme de terre, crème fraiche
Chestnut and potato soup, crème fraiche (gfr)
2021 Jean Luc Mader Pinot Gris 2021, Alsace

Seconde Entrée

Bouillabaisse aux Gambas, rouille et crouton
Marseille style tiger prawn stew, garlic rouille, toasted baguette
2021 La Roche du Paradis Saint Joseph Blanc ‘Les Vessettes ‘ Rhône

Plat principal

Filet de Bœuf aux escargots, gratin dauphinois, crème au navets, gelée de moutarde
Gippsland beef tenderloin, escargots, potato terrine, parsnip cream, mustard jelly (gfr)
2013 Domaine du Gros Noré Bandol Rouge, Provence


Crème brulée aux oranges sanguines, friand au chocolat amer
Blood orange crème brûlée, dark chocolate friand (gfr)
2018 Tertre du Lys d’Or Sauternes, Bordeaux

Freshly brewed coffee, tea and macarons

Special guest speaker:
Emeritus Professor Peter McPhee.


  • Members – non-alcoholic option $97
  • Members – with wine $120
  • Guest– non-alocholic option $107
  • Guest – with wine $135




Frenchie’s Brasserie has prepared a 4 course menu for $95 per person including a cocktail on arrival.

Book your table via this link.




FACCI WA Business Breakfast at Westin Hotel

It’s $75 for members of $85 if you’re not one. Book your spot via this link


Lake Monger Recreation Club – La Maison de France  15 July

Celebrate Bastille Day with La Maison De France on Saturday 15 July 2023 at Lake Monger. Smart Dressing Code and no BYO. Drinks must be purchased at the bar.

Menu: Roast pork with jacket potatoes, salads, cheese, bread and dessert. Dance on the night with music provided an accordionist. Dinner will be served at 7.00pm.


Maison Saint Honoré – 15th July

A crêpe party. Everyone who drops in to La Petite will get a free lemon sugar crepe.


The Naked Fox Wine Lounge & Bar

Swan Valley en France! Take a voyage to France this July as they celebrate the French wine varieties of the Swan Valley.


Champagne on arrival, vin chaud and five traditional dishes, including French onion soup, beef bourguignon, will be served up by Vincenzo Villetri of Il Paiolo. Get cosy by the open fires, sipping wines from the Swan Valley, greater Western Australia, and some rare specials of France.


What’s included: live music, Champagne (Laurent-Perrier) or Champagne cocktail on arrival, vin chaud (mulled wine), five dishes of French cuisine made fresh from local ingredients, over twenty French-inspired WA fine wines by the glass as well special bottles (plus Coravin) available from Burgundy, Champagne, Bordeaux, Rhône and more for purchase…

Tickets cost $95 + booking fee per person and can be purchased via this link.



Conlan’s Wine Store loves indulging in the finest food & wines, especially French food & wine so Bastille Day is a great excuse to celebrate this wonderful cuisine.

They are doing a five course dinner to celebrate Bastille Day for $85 or $150 with paired wines.

Reserve your place via this link




360q Restaurant will bs serving a 3 course, French-inspired lunch or dinner with a glass of Kir Royale on arrival for $75 per person.


Entrée: Double baked cheese souffle w comte & tarragon cream

Main course: Cassoulet of duck w buttered silverbeet

Dessert: Apple frangipane tart w salted caramel & double cream


Entertainment by the sensational Kelly Auty paying tribute to Edith Piaf and others for both lunch and dinner services.


Book your place for the Bastille Day Luncheon via this link and for the dinner via this link.




Amorica will have live music throughout the day and a shared set menu with optional matched wines throughout for $95 per person:

Provencal Bread Rolls, Coppertree Farms Butter
Coral Trout Crudo, Finger Lime Chilli
Beef Tartare, Horseradish Cream

Risoni, Mushrooms, Black Truffle
John Dory, Sauce Grenobloise
Charcoal Chicken Fricasse, Truffle
Sides: Duck Fat Potatoes, Leaf Salad

Pistachio Praline Paris Brest

Reserve your table via this link.


Bastille Festival – Thursday 13th of July – Sunday 16th of July 2023

A dedicated article will follow next week.


Beckett’s is celebrating Bastille Day on Friday 14th with a 3 course Table d’Hôte menu for $125 per person.


la fête nationale 2023

Reserve your table for Bastille Day 2023 via this link.


Bistro Cocotte has a 7 course degustation menu available for dinner service on both Thursday 13th and Friday 14th July.

Reserve your table via this link.


Bistro Papillon


Bistro Rex celebrates both Bastille Day and the Tour de France with a culinary tour so it tends to meld the two for this special day.

Confit Duck Leg medallions in filo w nori $28

Half Roast Chicken w Fois Gras Truffle Sauce & Fresh Truffles $68

Poire Belle Helene –  Poached Pear Cantal mousse Walnut & Chocolate


Bistro St Jacques is open for Bastille Day 2023 and appears to be serving its usual à la carte menu. Book your table here


Bitton Gourmet is hosting Bastille Day dinners in all 3 of its venues. A 4 course meal with live music for $125 per person.

Bastille Day 2023

Book your table via this link.


Bouillon L’Entrecôte and Brasserie L’Entrecôte are holding a special and unique degustation for Bastille Day across both venues. Indulge in a delectable four-course French feast.


Book Bouillon via this link or book Brasserie via this link.


Chou Chou is holding a cabaret evening with a 3 course dinner and sparkling on arrival. There are two sittings: 5pm to 7pm or 730pm to 930pm

Bookings can be made via their website.


Cocina del Barrio


Come celebrate Bastille Day with a hearty three course meal supplemented with two glasses of wine or vin chaud or mulled apple juice. [Mocktails or soft drink can be substituted]

A relaxed evening starting with French Onion soup or Pate with toast , followed by Coq au Vin or Cassoulet and finishing with Crepes or Pot au Chocolat. Wine by the glass included in the ticket price is a French selection – Rose, Chardonnay, Cabernet & Pinot Noir.

Sides, additional drinks, liqueurs and coffee/tea/hot chocolate are available as additional purchases on the night.

Purchase your tickets to this event via this link


FACCI NSW : 2023 Winning Formula Bastille Day Champagne Breakfast12 July 

The event will take place in the Harbourside Room at the Museum of Contemporary Arts​ of Sydney, which provides an uninterrupted view across Sydney Harbour and the city skyline.


They are holding a gourmet breakfast overlooking the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House as the sun rises. You will be able to enjoy a networking time with your coffee on the terrace followed by a variety of entertainment and of course, a glass of Champagne to celebrate with style!


Now is the time to review your French-Australian History and classics because their traditional Trivia will be back and they have gathered amazing prizes for you!


There are also raffle tickets available – get an extra chance to win one of seven big prizes valued at up to $600!

Book your ticket here


Flo Viennoiserie will celebrate Bastille Day by giving 1 pack of vanilla chouquettes with cream for every order over 50$. (6pcs value 9$)

Offer valid the 14-16th July only.

You can place your order on its website or by email at [email protected]

They deliver 12km around Botany every Friday, Saturday and Sunday or pick up is available from Botany.


La fête nationale 2023Four Frogs is celebrating Bastille Day throughout July with a French Month. Four Frogs Crêperie has come up with some tasty French-inspired special crêpes, galettes and wine.


Its popular Truffle Bastille Day Galette (Truffle, Prosciutto, Swiss Cheese and an egg for $28) is back and will be on the menu for a whole week from the 10th to the 16th July.




Four Frogs will also have some French Special crêpes and galettes available for the whole month:

  • Escargot Galette: Escargots (Snails), Swiss Cheese, Parsley Sauce, Cherry Tomato and Speck $24
  • Beef Bourguignon Galette: Beef Stew in red Wine, Carrot, Onions, Mushrooms, Bacon $27
  • Forêt noire Crêpe: Glacé Cherries, Dark Chocolate shavings, Vanilla Ice Cream and Cherry Liquor flambée $19
  • Mont Blanc Crêpe: Chestnut Cream, Meringues and Whipped Cream $19


Franca Brasserie has a set menu and live music throughout the day for $130 per person for Bastille Day.



Foie Gras Profiterole, Sydney Rock Oysters Caviar



2GR Wagyu MBS9+ Tartare, Pickled Mushroom, Egg Yolk, Lavosh


Tuna Tartare, Watermelon, Caviar



Murray Cod Meunière, Winter vegetables


Wagyu, Mushrooms, Sauce Bordelaise


Sides for the table

Cauliflower Gratin, Leaf Salad



Le Fraisier


Frenchie’s Bar and Brewery will be serving up a delicious, warming cassoulet dish and glass of their special revolution beer, the Bastille 1789 – Blonde Lager all throughout Bastille Day week, for just $39.

Bastille Day 2023

Book ahead, and then get ready treat yourself to this must-try French (and Aussie) favourite.


Kittyhawk is hosting a day of French Festivities on Friday, July 14th in celebration of Bastille Day. They are kicking this off with a “Truffle and Burgundy” Lunch Menu.

It’s a shared menu focusing on truffles galore for $80 per person. They have curated this to pair perfectly with a selection of Burgundy wines, for an additional $55/person.


This will also include many add-on options, including a Grilled Lobster with a whisky bisque. Think French cuisine in a setting designed to transport you to the streets of Paris, curated for the Friday lunch needs of Sydney.


From here, Kittyhawk will be moving onto more French Festivities in the evening – with a wonderful Jazz band kicking off from 530pm, and a specially curated cocktail list with their take on some famous French cocktails. This Sidecars, Absinthe Frappes, Kir Royales, Sazeracs – all with a Kittyhawk twist. This menu will be available for one night only.


Bookings are recommended and can be made via their website.


Le Coq has designed a special 5 course menu for $95 per person for Bastille Day 2023. Paired wines can be added for $55 per person.

Book your table via this link.


Loulou Bistro is hosting a 3 course sharing style menu for Bastille Day 2023 for $130 per person.

Start your meal with their foie gras torchon, served with warm brioche and a selection of condiments. Delight in the delicate combination of white endive and creamy bleu de Basque in their refreshing salade and enjoy their take on the classic and timeless steak tartare. Finish your entrees with their scallop mousseline, with school prawns and sauce aux crevettes.


Journey to Provence with their rainbow trout a la Provençale, infused with aromatic herbs and spices, then immerse yourself in tradition with their slow-cooked boeuf en daube, complemented by petits vegetables.


Finish of the night with the sweet nostalgia of warm madeleines, freshly baked to perfection and served alongside a luscious mousse au Chocolat then move onto crepes’ suzette, flambeed with a decadent orange sauce and served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.


Reserve your table for dinner or lunch (à la carte menu only) via this link.



In honour of Bastille Day 2023 on Friday 14th July, their team has created a French-themed shared-style menu that will now be available for $110 per person on both Friday July 14 & Saturday July 15.


Bastille Day Menu

Tiger Prawn Vol au Vent, Dill, Wakame

Chicken Liver Parfait, Blood Orange, Chervil


Confit Duck Leg, Frisée, Currant Grape, Comte


John Dory, Savagnin Butter, Spigarello, Chives

Witlof Salad, Walnut, Citrus

Grilled Sourdough, Whipped Butter


Jacks Creek Wagyu Beef Bourguignon

Brussel Sprouts, Mustard, Lardon


Hazelnut Mille Feuille, Crème Fraiche Ice Cream


Three options due to demand: Friday July 14: lunch from 12pm, or dinner from 5pm and Saturday July 15: Bastille Day menu will be available for dinner from 5pm. Reserve your table for either date via this link.


Rouge Sydney

Celebrate Bastille Day in true French style with their new show Les Plumes Rouges!


A spectacular evening filled with elegance, energy, and joie de vivre. Their cancan dancers will whisk you away with their high kicks, infectious rhythms, and vibrant costumes.


Be mesmerised as aerial performers take flight, defying gravity with their displays of strength and artistry. Their graceful spins and daring acrobatics will leave you in awe.


Indulge in delectable cuisine and while sipping your champagne, as you join in the celebration. Let the music, laughter, and excitement of the evening transport you to the heart of France, as they honour the spirit of Bastille Day 2023.


Sebel Quay West Suites is serving a special 3 course set menu with wines paired to each course for Bastille Day for $119.00 per person.


Bastille Day 2023

This special menu and pricing is only available for 14th July Lunch 12pm-2pm & dinner 5pm-8pm. Make your booking via this link.


Side Bar is turning up the heat this Bastille Day and celebrating all things French with a massive party that’ll have you dancing all night long! Put on your best red, white and blue outfit.


They are crankin’ up the volume with a killer DJ line-up, playing all the massive hits from French stars like David Guetta, DJ Snake, Daft Punk, Martin Solveig and more.

Parlez-vous français? Show your French ID at the door to kick off your night with free entry and a free drink before 10pm.

Everyone’s welcome to join the party – no matter where you’re from.

So crack open the champagne, grab your best beret and join them for an epic Bastille Day!


The Magicians Cabaret: Cabaret La Belle Rose Dinner & Show – 15 July

Celebrate Bastille Day 2023 with a dinner and Parisian show. Set in a theatre restaurant featuring song, dance and magic with something for everyone to enjoy


Vatel – 15 July

will hold a memorable and fun night of fine food and entertainment with musicians Peter and Mary from Viva the Duo! The theme this year is “The Swinging Sixties!”. You are welcome to dress up for the occasion! Following a review of the 1960’s, they will organise a friendly Twist dance competition at Vatel!

They propose a 4 course menu for $95 per person. You can also BYO wine for $6 corkage per person.

Dinner will be served at 7.30pm sharp. Booking is essential. SMS Philippe on 0419 636 304



Temora Hotel is putting on a 4 course dinner for $75.

Chicken liver pâté & French bread

Cheddar cheese soufflé served with waldorf salad

Choice of
Coq au Vin
(Chicken thigh fillets braised in red wine, bacon lardons, mushrooms and onions w pomme purée)
Porc Blanquette
(Tender pork cooked in white wine with bacon lardons, mushrooms, carrots and onions)

Crème Caramel

Reserve your place here

How will you spend Bastille Day 2023?


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