Celebrate Valentine’s Day 2023 with a French touch

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Valentine’s Day 2023 or La Saint Valentin in French is in just two weeks. Below you’ll find all the French places you can wine and dine at, or buy French patisserie and cakes from, for Valentine’s Day 2023.

Valentine's Day 2023

ADELAIDE
BRISBANE
BYRON BAY
CAIRNS
CANBERRA
GEELONG
GOLD COAST
MELBOURNE
PERTH
SUNSHINE COAST
SYDNEY

 

VALENTINE’S DAY 2023 IN ADELAIDE

A Prayer for the Wild at Heart is hosting a 6 course set menu dinner for Valentine’s Day. This French-inspired restaurant’s special 6 course set menu ($85pp) is as follows:

Comté gougères

Oyster and leek cappuccino

Duck rillette with cherry relish

Salmon and cod ballotine with ginger & lemongrass emulsion

Chargrilled eye fillet with potato millefeuille & truffle jus

Chocolate fondant with salted caramel & hazelnut crunch

 

Bistro Français is open for lunch and dinner on Valentine’s Day

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Bookings via their website

 

Delicatessen  is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on Valentine’s Day but the dinner service is sold out.

 

Garçon Bleu has put together an intimate four-course menu with optional wine pairings for a Valentine’s Day to remember. $150 per person or $270 per person with matching wines.

 

Hey Jupiter is open all day long on Valentine’s Day whether for a cheeky breakfast and glass of bubbles, a fun lunch on the terrace with a beautiful bottle or go all out with a romantic dinner for two! They’ve got all the Champagne and Oysters you need.

Call 0416050721 to book.

 

Maison Clement is hosting a special Valentine dinner with a special $59 menu for which 2 seatings are available: 5.30 or 7.30 pm

 

Kir Royal on arrival

Duck pate, cornichon and croutons

Or

Prawn crepes

 

Beer and mustard Braised Chicken Kiev, smashed potatoes and greens.

Or

Oven roasted Salmon, confit garlic peas and Hollandaise.

 

Mi cuit au chocolat, crème anglaise

Or

Creme brûlée vanille

 

Bookings can be made by phone  0423267624 of in person at their new location 18 Currie street  Adelaide SA 5000

 

Sucre Patisserie has a few Valentine’s items:

7 Layer Love Cake – 14TH FEBRUARY ONLY $24.00

 

Preorder for 14 Feb by 13 Feb. Available for pickup only.

 

Celebrate Valentine’s with a luxurious 7 layered cake! Layers include:

  • Vanilla bean sponge
  • Chocolate feuilletine with popping candy
  • Raspberry sponge
  • Strawberry mousse
  • Rose & raspberry jelly
  • Chocolate bavarois
  • Mixed berry mousse
  • Covered with chocolate velvet spray, decorated with a mini macaron, strawberry, raspberry, roses and gold leaf.

Measures 8.5cm x 8.5cm – perfect for sharing with your loved one or enjoy it over a few sittings!

 

Valentine’s Day Heart Macarons – 14TH FEBRUARY ONLY $3.70
Preorder for 14 Feb by 10 Feb. Available for pickup only.

Heart shaped pink macarons with sprinkles and mixed berry buttercream filling. Contains almonds, may contain traces of gluten & other tree nuts.

 

*Please note this item is only available on the 14th February.

 

Valentine's Day 2023Valentine’s Cake Pops – 14TH FEBRUARY ONLY $9.50

Preorder for 14 Feb by 10 Feb. Available for pickup.

A rich chocolate mudcake mixed with buttercream, to create a truffle-like inner. Coated with chocolate and decorated with rose petals and gold sprinkles.

 

All of these Valentine’s Day products can be ordered via this link.

 

VALENTINE’S DAY 2023 IN BRISBANE

 

Alchemy Restaurant suggest that waterfront views and romance go hand in hand. They will be open for lunch as usual with a special 4 course set menu for dinner for $125pp .Be delighted by a modern European menu and pair this with their Australian forward wine list.

 

SET MENU

Prawn Boudin, Seafood Bisque, Charred Octopus, Herb Vinaigrette

Smoked Duck Breast with Mushroom Ravioli, Caramelised Pear, Baby Cress

Roasted Lamb Loin, Fried Artichoke Hearts, Roasted Peppers, Capers, Aged Balsamic, Eggplant Puree

Italian Doughnut Strawberry Compote, Mascarpone and Vanilla Cream

 

VEGETARIAN SET MENU

Warm Goats Cheese Fondant, Shaved Asparagus, Peas and Broad Beans, Herb Vinaigrette

Stuffed Mozzarella Zucchini Flowers, Vegetable Ratatouille, Salsa Verde

Mushroom Ravioli, Caramelised Pear, Baby Cress

Italian Doughnut Strawberry Compote, Mascarpone and Vanilla Cream

 

They are taking bookings for dinner from 5:30pm onwards

 

Aquitaine Brasserie has a 3 course menu for $95 for Valentine’s Day 2023.

Valentine's Day 2023

Make your booking via this link.

 

Banc Brasserie has a special offer comprising an Amuse Bouche + 3 courses including dessert and a glass of Bollinger on arrival for $125 per person. There’s also the option to add wine pairing with your meal and options of Amaro/Limoncello/dessert wine to finish for $75 per person.

Amuse Bouche

Pacific Oysters, lemon myrtle & vermouth mignonette

Duck parfait, cherry compote, crouton

Entrée

Moreton Bay bug tortellini, bisque, leeks, bronze fennel

Or

Brisbane Valley quail, heirloom beetroots, lardo, jus gras

Main

2GR Wagyu 9+ rump cap, heirloom carrot, shallot, shiraz jus

Or

Pan seared John Dory, green pea , dill, beurre blanc , caviar

Dessert

Dark Chocolate Delice, hazelnut praline, summer berries, sorbet

Or

Cultured butter puff pastry, stone fruit, citrus curd, macadamia, lemon balm

 

Book in for either their 6.30pm or 8.30pm 2-hour seating. Call them on (07) 3003 4760 or email us at [email protected] to book your Valetine’s Day 2023 table.

 

Bisou Bisou plans to transport you and your loved one to the city of love with a 4-course menu designed by Head Chef Jeff Campbell and the sights and sounds of their luxe French brasserie. The menu costs $99 per person and you can let their sommelier guide your culinary journey with optional signature matched wines for $50.

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C’est Bon is celebrating with a special 4 course dinner menu with snacks, a glass of French Rosé on arrival and a rose for the receiver of gifts for $135 per person.

They are fully booked for their 6:30pm sitting and have 8:30pm available. Reservations and pre payment required, bookings www.cestbon.com

 

Haig Rd Bistro have a special French 4 course set menu for $148 per person plus optional matching wines for $52 per person.

Book online via google or get in touch 0452 522 770

 

La Belle Vie is open for lunch and dinner on Valentine’s Day.

Lunch

You will be offered the choice between a 3 course menu with choices and a 5-course degustation menu. Book your table here.

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Dinner

Impress your loved one with our delectable French menu, live musician, breath-taking views and the romantic vibe floating in air. 2 sittings available: 5:15/5:30 PM and 8:00/8:30 PM

4-course menu and live musical entertainment; $139 per person.

Kids menu (early sitting only): $50 per child.

Dinner early sitting; book here.

 

La Lune Wine Co. invites you to delve into one of Brisbane’s best collections of wine alongside a European-influenced menu at La Lune Wine Co.

Enjoy a special four-course meal for $90 on February 14, with matched beverages an additional $70.

Valentine's Day 2023/la Saint Valentin 2023

Contact them to book your table: (07) 3255 0010

 

Le Coin Bistro is holding a Valentine’s Day dinner: a mouth-watering 4 course menu for $129 per person including a welcome drink with optional matching wines for $69 per person on Valentine’s Day 2023. The soundtrack to the night will be live entertainment by a French accordion player.

They have two sittings available on the day: either 6pm/6:30pm or 8pm/8:30pm.

Make your booking via this link.  

 

Leonard’s Bar & Bistro‘s  Executive Chef Jimmy Richardson has prepared a special 4-course meal with champagne on arrival for Valentine’s Day 2023. Optional wine pairing is also available.

 

Starters

selection of snacks

Entrée

petuna ocean trout, water spinach and bonito butter sauce

Main

lamb saddle, mushroom farce, garden peas

Dessert

chocolate mousse, salted butterscotch, blueberries

 

Libertine suggest you show your other half how much you care by treating them to a sumptuous feast at Libertine.

La Saint Valentin 2023/Valentine’s Day 2023

Bookings From 5pm | $85pp (Drinks Additional) | 2 Hour Seating

 

Sofitel Brisbane Central have romance and decadence on the menu, and suggest you prepare to be transported to the City of Love as you celebrate Valentine’s Day the French way.

With the twinkling city lights of Brisbane as your backdrop, delight in an indulgent French-inspired four-course dinner to remember with the one you love, complemented with a special collection of thoughtfully-paired French wines from the hotel’s private cellar for $175 per person.

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VALENTINE’S DAY 2023 IN BYRON BAY

Éclair at the Bay will be open from 9am with their daily selection of eclairs, tarts, profiteroles, Paris-Brest, craquelins & lot of delicious dessert for Valentine’s Day 2023.

 

Their new shop address is Shop 3a/ 1 Byron street, Byron Bay.

 

 

VALENTINE’S DAY 2023 IN CAIRNS

C’est Bon proposes a 4 course menu for Valentine’s Day 2023 which will be served via alternate drop so that both dishes of each course are served to share or keep for yourself. A complimentary long-stem fresh rose will also be gifted. The dinner costs $119 per person.

AMUSE-BOUCHE
– Watermelon Velouté | Apple Champagne Oyster | Charred Eggplant | Baguette

ENTREE
– Lamb Medallion | Ginger Carrot Purée | Glazed Beetroot | Truffle Brussels
– Seared Scallop | Aigre-Doux Beurre Blanc | Pickles | Shallot Crisps | Tobiko

PLAT DE RESISTANCE
– Coral Trout Mosaic | Enoki Nest | Fennel Broth | Persillade Kale
– “Pink” Duck Breast | Sweet Potato Dauphinois | Grilled Asparagus | Vanilla Jus

DESSERT
– Chocolate Coconut Ganache | Raspberry Curd | Meringue | Fresh Mint
– Baked Caramelised Apple | Toffee Rice Pop Corn | Candied Rose Petal | Litchee Sorbet 

 

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa is holding a dinner event with live music for Valentine’s Day 2023. They also have an Instagram competition to win tickets to the event, including a night’s accommodation on that evening. Visit Pullman Palm Cove on Instagram for the competition.

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Or sit back relax and enjoy a rejuvenating couples treatment in Vie Spa with their Valentine’s special. Treat your special Valentines or Galantines to the Take Time for Two treatment. A 1.5hour treatment to rejuvenate and relax your mind and body.

This includes:

  • aromatic foot ritual
  • balance and calm massage
  • sacred Scalp massage
  • glass of Sparkling for two

1.5 Hours | $450 for Two

Upgrade with a 30 minute warm bath infused with exotic aromatics and sea minerals plus a bottle of sparkling $40.

 

VALENTINE’S DAY 2023 IN CANBERRA

Buvetteis helping you celebrate Valentines Day with a 4-course set dinner menu carefully curated by our Executive Chef, with a glass of Champagne on arrival for $160 per person.

 

Entrée

Wagyu MB8 carpaccio, brioche & caviar.

or

Butter poached king prawn ravioli, ginger & lime emulsion.

 

Main

Roasted Humpty Doo barramundi, poached oysters, fennel puree, champagne & caviar,

or

Roasted MB2 eye fillet, slow cooked brisket, watercress puree, foie gras, lardons & jus.

 

Dessert

Fresh raspberry & Madagascar vanilla diplomate millefeuille, raspberry sorbet.

or

Bitter chocolate heart mousse, cherry compote, cherry & yoghurt sorbet.

 

Courgette is open for lunch and dinner on Valentine’s Day 2023.

For lunch, they propose a 3 course à la carte lunch menu at $85 per person or a 5 course degustation for $115 per person. You may choose to dine from either menu choice on the day Wine pairing is available for an extra $50 per person.

 

For dinner, (only the 8:30pm slot is available at time of writing) they offer a 3 course menu at $95 per person à la carte dinner menu or a 5 course degustation for $125 per person. You may choose to dine from either menu on the night. Wine pairing is available for an extra $60 per person.

  

Novotel Canbera has a Valentine’s Day Special of a 3-course dinner experience for $99 per person. This includes a glass of bubbles on arrival, shared entrée platter, choice of main meal each, finished with a shared dessert.

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Ondine has 2 dinner sittings for Valentine’s Day: 6pm and 8pm. The first a 3 course menu for $80 per person and the second is a 6 course menu for $119 per person.

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VALENTINE’S DAY 2023 IN GEELONG

 

La Cachette Bistrot is hosting a special 5-course set menu for $220 per head including a glass of Champagne on arrival for Valentine’s Day.

La Saint Valentin 2023 / Valentine's Day 2023

This is only available at their restaurant and reservations are essential. They can be made by emailing [email protected].

 

VALENTINE’S DAY 2023 ON THE GOLD COAST

Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach is offering a 5-course Parisian themed dinner, share style paired with exceptional wines including Veuve Clicquot. Pricing starts from $129* per person / $115.00 per person Accor Plus Members.

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Bookings are made through their website: it is the first pop up message when guests visit the website. Also listed under Room81 page as special offer.

 

VALENTINE’S DAY 2023 IN MELBOURNE

 

Bar Margaux proposes a late night love affair at Bar Margaux with their lover’s menu, featuring three courses and a champagne on arrival for $130 per person.

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Bistro Chez Nous is holding a 3 course dinner with French sparkling on arrival and a rose and chocolates on departure for $99 per person. The price also includes coffee and corkage.

Bistro de Paris has a set menu with choices for each course for $99 per person.

 

Bistro Gitan has a special four course Valentine’s Day menu for dinner for $120 or its à la carte for lunch.

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Bistro Volière will be open on for Valentine’s dinner with a special 5 courses degustation menu with French 75 cocktail on arrival for each guest for $120 per person

There are two sittings available 5.30-6pm and 8.30-9pm.

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French 75 cocktail on arrival

Amuse-Bouche

Assortiment de saveurs

Salmon rillette & pearls, MB4+ steak, tomato consumé

Sharing Entrée

Tartares de Terre et de Mer

Lobster medallions, oysters, beef tartare

Entremet

Trou Normand

Housemade apple sorbet & calvados

Plat principal

La pêche du jour

Pan seared King George whiting, roast parsnip purée, seasonal vegetables, beurre blanc sauce

or

Magret de canard

Roast duck breast, seasonal vegetables, roast parsnip purée, orange supreme, duck jus

Sharing Dessert

Petit-four à partager

Profiteroles, crème brûlée, crêpes suzette, lemon tart & chocolate dipped strawberries

 

Bon ‘Ap is open for lunch and dinner. No special menu announced so to our knowledge it’s à la carte.

 

Deux Soeurs has a 3 course menu with a glass of French sparkling on arrival for $85 per person.

 

Entrecôte is open Tuesday 14th February lunch and dinner with their regular menu for lunch and a special menu for dinner $189 per person.

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Bookings and pre-payment are required. If you prefer to stay in, Entrecôte also have some take home packs available through providoor.

 

Frédéric & Fred’s Bar is open for lunch and dinner and will be serving its à la carte menu for both.

 

L’Hotel Gitan $110 four course Valentine’s Day menu for dinner or à la carte for lunch.

Smith St Bistrot will be celebrating not just Valentine’s Day 2023 at the Bistrot but also it being one year since they opened our wrought iron gates. They propose a French degustation menu for $130 per person (or Vegetarian and vegan menus $100) finished with a charming Valentine’s Day treat of chocolate tart with summer berries and raspberry sorbet to cap off their indulgent evening of romance.

There are two sittings: from 6pm, and 8:15pm.

 

Sofitel Melbourne on Collins proposes a change from its French menu with its Atrium Bar on level 35 is set to be transformed into a traditional Japanese Izakaya from Wednesday 22 February until Sunday 5 March. This pop-up Japanese Style menu is in collaboration with Chef Hideki Matsuda, Executive Sous Chef Swissotel Nankai Osaka, who will bring the flavours of Japan to the Paris end of Collins Street.

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Tapenade has a special Valentine’s Day 3 course dinner menu of Amuse bouche + Main + Dessert for $95 per person, to which you can add wine pairing for $85 per person.

 

Amuses bouche

Caviar with condiments ~Pommery champagne Duck liver mousse on toast Tapenade and focaccia Gazpacho ~Olivier Morin ‘Chitry’ 2018 White Burgundy

Main

Barramundi filet, corn purée, rocket and fennel salad, lemon and butter sauce Or ELaurie’s traditional duck, gratin dauphinois ~Exclusive treat (no bottles left to purchase this year) ! Nine One Six winery 2016 Pinot noir

Dessert

Café gourmand, selection of dessert bites ~Le Birlou apple and chestnut liquor & Rozès Tawny port Choice of tea or coffee 

 

Tartine has a 6 course Valentines Menu available for $95pp, bookings via their website or the ‘Reserve’ button on their instagram.

 

The French Brasserie proposes their chef’s beautifully curated 3 course set menu sure to delight your taste buds all night long for $120 per person including a refreshing champagne cocktail on arrival

Valentine's Day 2023/ La Saint Valentin 2023

Bookings and payment are done through their website. They are not taking bookings and credit card details over the phone.

 

VALENTINE’S DAY 2023 IN PERTH

 

Bistro Guillaume is open for lunch and dinner for Valentine’s Day 2023 and will be serving from items from its à la carte menu. Get set to swoon over dishes such as the Kingfish Ceviche with Avocado Purée and Shaved Cucumber, Beef Tenderloin cooked to perfection and the most decadent of desserts like the Chocolate and Salted Caramel Tart.

 

C Restaurant in the sky is hosting a a three course dinner menu priced at $175 per person for Valentine’s Day 2023.

Each table is reserved for a two hour sitting. Below is a sample menu from a previous Valentine’s Day at C Restaurant.

Valentine's Day 2023/ La Saint Valentin 2023

Please note, window seats are an additional $40. Please call them on (08) 9220 8333 if you would like to add this on to your booking.

 

Fleur proposes the option of their à la carte dinner menu or their five-course tasting menu for those seeking to settle in on love’s biggest night.

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French Sweet is proposing boxes of heart shaped macarons with a nice red ruban and a Card. This isn’t yet available to order on the website and the price will be between $30 and $35.

Orders must be placed before 6pm on the day before delivery and can be placed via the website.

 

Le Rebelle has a special 4 course Valentine’s Day dinner menu for $160 per person including a glass of champagne on arrival to celebrate all things romance in their little bistrot.

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VALENTINE’S DAY ON THE SUNSHINE COAST

Aimée Provence High Tea Parlour has a special Valentine’s High Tea Menu for $70 per person. It has been crafted to celebrate the season of love with all of the most romantic colours, evocative smells and indulgent treats to enjoy

 

Freshly Baked festive Scones

Plain Scones with clotted cream, Boysenberry jam and mixed berries.

Mixed herb & cheddar savoury scones with tomato relish & cream cheese.

 

Savouries

Ribbon Sandwiches, Chicken Waldorf celery & grapes, walnuts with mixed herb mayonnaise. Smoked salmon dill & lemon mayonnaise, Prawn Marie rose cocktail with crisp lettuce and savoury canapés.

 

Sweet Treats

A selection of Petite Four and Macaroons.

 

Beverages

A glass of sparkling on arrival & a choice of our signature selection loose leaf tea or Barista made Coffee.

 

Valentine's Day 2023/ La Saint Valentin 2023They also have a Valentine’s Day High Tea Hamper for $145 which includes:

  • Scones
  • Cream & jam
  • Chocolate Truffles
  • Macaroons
  • Quiches
  • Valentines cookie
  • Freshly made finger sandwiches
  • Organic loose leaf tea leaves
  • Decorated with flowers
  • (Option) Add a bottle Champagne

 

Brasserie Cent Six is putting on a set menu of 3 courses for $80

Entrée

Parfait de Boeuf Fumé

Plat Principal

Coulibiac de Saumon

Dessert

Soufflé aux Fruits de la Passion

 

Valentine's Day 2023/ La Saint Valentin 2023Flo’s Creperie will be open on Valentine’s Day for breakfast, lunch and dinner in Noosa and for breakfast and lunch in Mooloolaba.

 

There will be specials on the night (but details are not known at time of publication).

 

Bookings recommended and can be made via their website.

 

Frenchie’s Brasserie has a 4 Course Choice Menu for $95 per person.

 

Amuse bouche

Tasmanian scallop with hazelnut and chive butter

 

Entree (choice of)

Hand cut steak tartare with croutons

Cured salmon, pickled turnips and native lime

Duck liver parfait with strawberry jam and baguette

White Savourine goat cheese twice baked soufflé with swiss gruyère

 

Main (choice of)

Duck leg confit, gratin dauphinois, petite salade & port wine jus

Local line caught fish with spring vegetables and vermouth broth

Eye fillet, Frenchies red wine jus and cafe de Paris butter

Organic mussels with sauce à la Normande and fries

Option to upgrade for Lobster with supplement based on market price

 

Dessert (choice of)

Selection of cheese

Crème brûlée vanille

Tarte tatin

 

Vegetarians options 

White Savourine goat cheese twice baked soufflé with swiss gruyère

Main / Mediterranean vegetable ragout, served with seasonal vegetable broth

Dessert / Any

 

VALENTINE’S DAY 2023 IN SYDNEY

Beckett’s is closed on Tuesday the 14th, however, they have a delightful Prix Fixe Valentine’s menu available the weekend before for $150 per person from Friday 10th Feb to Sunday 12th February.

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Make your reservation for the Friday or Saturday before Valentine’s Day via this link.

  

 

Bistro Moncur invites you to choose 3 decadent courses from its à la carte menu curated by Head Chef, Tom Deadman for $135 per person.

 

To complete your experience, there will be Bollinger specials throughout the evening in addition to its full wine list.

 

 

Bistro Papillon is open for Valentine’s dinner and proposes a 5 course menu for $130 per person.

Valentine's Day 2023/ La Saint Valentin 2023

Bookings online only via this link.

 

Bistro Rex has no set menu for Valentine’s Day but they encourage you to celebrate love with friends: groups of 4 or 5 with receive a complimentary bottle of French sparkling, groups of 6 will receive 2!

Bookings are to be made online only and a pre-paid minimum spend per head of $150 applies.
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Bitton Alexandria, Oatley & Rose Bay propose a spectacular evening of fine food, wine and live opera for $110 per head.

 

Freshly Shucked Sydney Rock Oysters, Pineapple and Tequila Granita

 

Cured Salmon Pastrami, Kipfler Crisps, Fried Capers
Horseradish Cream, Fresh Chives

 

Pan Fried Snapper,  Roasted Beets, Rocket Pistou, Tomato Confit

 

Assiette of Lamb – Bitton Mustard crusted Lamb Rack
Slow Cooked Lamb Rillettes, Broad Beans, Wilted Spinach, Red Wine Jus

 

Strawberry Parfait, Wild Strawberry Compote, Meringue
Coulis, Crème Chantilly

 

Bookings for any of the locations can be made via this link. 

 

Bouillon L’Entrecote will be open all day on Valentine’s Day 2023 but will only serve their special 4 course menu for $250 for dinner.

La Saint Valentin/ Valentine's Day 2023

Reservations are recommended and can be made via their website .

 

Café Lyon is hosting a 3 course dinner with a choice of dishes in each course & a glass of Champagne for 120 per person for Valentine’s Day 2023.

 

CJ’s Restaurant proposes a special set dinner menu for $75 per person Valentine’s Day 2023.

Reserve your table by calling CJs on 02 9908 1161.

 

Claire’s Kitchen is holding a very special 4 course dinner including the choice of 4 mains for $150 per person. There will also be lucky door prizes on the night.

La Saint Valentin 2023/ Valentine's Day 2023 

Bistro Cocotte has a special 3 course menu plus escargot as an amuse bouche for $89 per person for dinner only.

Valentine's Day 2023

There are 2 sittings available: 5.30pm or 8pm. Reservations are required and can be made via Quandoo.

 

Four Frogs Crêperie have put together a special menu which includes a salmon blinis, a Scallop Galette, a Mon cheri Crêpe and a glass of Champagne perfect to celebrate love for $55 or you can choose from their individual Valentine’s Day specials.

 

Valentine’s day specials

  • Scallops Galette: Pan fried Scallops, Leeks & Swiss Cheese with White Wine Sauce $29
  • “MON CHÉRI” Crêpe: Griottine, Dark Chocolate Sauce, Whipped Cream, Chocolate Flakes $20
  • Salmon Blini: Cream Cheese, Salmon & Chives $5 each

 

Valentine's Day 2023Special Menu for $55 

❤️ 1 glass of Mumm Champagne
❤️ 1 Salmon blini
❤️ Special Scallops Galette
❤️ Special Mon Chéri Crêpe

 

Salmon blini & Champagne combo for $19
❤️ 1 Salmon Blini
❤️ A glass Mumm Champagne

 

Complimentary roses
Every couple who dines with Four Frogs will receive a gorgeous red rose from Floriade.

 

All 4 crêperies in Mosman, Lane Cove, Randwick and Circular Quay will be open on Valentine’s Day 2023. Bookings are recommended you can book your table here.

 

The Valentine’s Day special is not available for takeaway but the rest our their menu is!

 

Franca Brasserie has a 3 course set menu for $165 including a glass of NV Louis Roederer Champagne on arrival

 

Commencer: choose one per person

Chicken Liver Parfait, Cassis Jelly, Grilled Sourdough

Pan Fried Gnocchi, Mushrooms, Goat’s Cheese, Sage

Moreton Bay Bug, Café de Paris Butter, Baguette

 

Continuer: Choose one per person

Murray Cod, Crispy Potato Kombu Crumb, Garlic

Corn Fed Chicken, Polenta, Mushrooms

 

Riverine MB4+ Wagyu Short Rib, Roast Garlic Mash, Kale, Hazelnut Jus

 

Sides served for the table

 

Dessert

Strawberry Millefeuille, White Chocolate Ice Cream, Sherry Strawberries & caramelised Puff Pastry

 

Frenchies Bistro and Brewery is usually closed on Tuesdays, but in some very exciting news, will be open for Valentine’s Day on Tuesday 14th February!

 

They have developed a luxurious 4 course degustation menu for $95 per person for the occasion, and there’s the option to add a beer and wine pairing to the experience for $50 per person, plus freshly shucked oysters (for the market price on the day) will be available for those looking to truly celebrate that special someone.

Valentine's Day 2023

Spaces are very limited for this special evening. Secure your spot by booking online, emailing [email protected], or giving them a call.  

 

Garcon proposes a 5 course set menu for $89 per person.

Make your booking via this link.

 

Gavroche has the option of a 3 course menu for $98 per person or a 6 course degustation for $138 per person.

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KittyHawk proposes a 7 course set menu for $90 per person, based on traditional french cuisine with some worldly influence. This kicks off with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine, and we also have the option for added wine pairings for an additional $45 per person.

Valentine's Day 2023

 

La Boucherie has a 3 course set menu for $130 per person. At the time of writing, there are only sittings available from 8pm.

 

Make your reservation via this link.

 

La Chouette has created a special 5 course menu for Valentine’s Day. It’s $185 per person with the option of paired wines for an additional $100 per person.

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La Paris Brasserie will be open for Valentine’s Day 2023. Bookings made before February 13th will also go in the draw to win one of the five bottles of Vranken Diamant Champagne valued at $100!

Valentine's Day 2023

Call them to book 0439 983 321 

 

Le Breton will do the following products for Valentine’s Day 2023:

  • little individual heart shaped chocolates $7.50 each ,
  • milk chocolate orange truffles they are $3.00 each ,
  • macarons for $2.80 each

They will also have their usual selection of gourmet savouries:  duck confits, saucisson, Pate, rillette de canard. and foie gras.

 

Le Coq Rotisserie is offering a set menu only for $120 per person for Valentine’s Day 2023.

 

L’Heritage have put together an exclusive 4-course set menu with a glass of Collet Brut Champagne NV on arrival for $189 per person.

 

Amuses-Bouches

Gazpacho of seasonal tomatoes w/ pineapple & mint gf, v

&

Scallop carpaccio w/ Novel orange & lime emulsion, crushed pistachios gf,df

 

Entrées to share

Scampi poached in court bouillon served w/ a light Aioli gf

Pascal Reverdy 2021 (Sancerre, Loire Fr) $26

&

Duck & cherry liver pâté w/ pickled onions, cornichons & toast gf*

Edward Delaunay Pinot noir 2020 (Bourgogne, Fr) $22

 

Mains

Tournedos Rossini gf*

Beef eye fillet w/ seared foie gras & Perigueux truffle sauce

La Croix Saint-Christophe Grand Cru 2017 (St Emilion, Fr) $28

Or

Grilled king prawn risotto (South Australia) gf w/ herbs & garlic butter served squid ink, blue swimmer crab & dill flambed w/ pastis

Pierrick Laroche Petit Chablis 2021 (Chablis,Bourgogne,Fr) $23

 

Desserts

Ile flottante crème anglaise, rhubarb purée gf

Or

Fondant au chocolat topped w/ vanilla gelato

 

Mignardises

Almond financier w/ Disaronno liquor

&

Chocolate dipped strawberries

 

Loulou Sydney allows you to celebrate Valentine’s Day from morning until late: the Boulangerie is open from 7am-6pm, and the Bistro from 12pm-late.

 

Loulou Boulangerie proposes a Valentine’s Day Hamper and Valentine’s cakes

Valentine's Day 2023Valentine’s Day Hamper for $99 includes:

  • Sliced saucisson sec 100g,
  • Chicken liver parfait 200g,
  • Ficelle,
  • Loulou crackers,
  • Marcel Comte 100g,
  • Pyengana Cheddar 100g,
  • Loulou Marmalade,
  • chocolates, and
  • Chocolate mousse

 

Valentines Cakes:

Raspberry & Lychee Religieuse – $10  

Raspberry & Lychee Tart – $54 

 

There are limited Valentine’s Day Hampers and Valentine’s specials available and pre-orders are required and can be made via the product links above. Orders must be placed by the 10th of February and are available to pick-up on Tuesday 14th February from 9am-5pm

 

Valentine's Day 2023In Loulou Bistro, they propose a 3-Course menu & a glass of Moet Chandon for $120 per person.

 

ENTREES
Bread and butter
Pomme dauphines, tète de moine
Roasted scallops, confit fennel, champagne veloute

 

MAINS
Roasted spatchcock, sauce vin jaune
Grilled broccolini, fromage frais, hazelnut
Pomme puree

 

DESSERTS
Plum clafoutis
Mango Sorbet

 

Reservations can be made via this link

 

MGallery Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney has a special offer at Tayim’s restaurant for Valentine’s Day 2023.

Valentine's Day 2023/ La Saint Valentin 2023

 

Quoi Dining propose you spend Valentines night in style with their newly created tasting menu for $120 per person.

 

Sofitel Darling Harbour’s restaurant Atelier by Sofitel invites you to celebrate an evening to remember with their Valentine’s Day prestige dessert, La vie en rouge.

Valentine's Day 2023 

Sofitel Wentworth Sydney invites you to Tomber amoureux (fall in love)with a 4-course special menu to celebrate Valentine’s day in French luxury style in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. Their Valentine’s menu $139 per person or $199 per person with pairing wines includes a glass of prosecco and amuse bouche on arrival.

Valentine's Day 2023

 

The Charles Grand Brasserie has a 3 course menu for $165 per person including a glass of Ruinart on arrival. Classic French techniques are served with British charm and familial warmth.

Valentine's Day 2023/ La Saint Valentin 2023 Valentine's Day 2023

The Little Snail has a 4 course dinner for $85 for Valentine’s Day 2023 with your choice of appetisers, entrée, main and dessert from the menu below.

Valentine's Day 2023 / La Saint Valentin 2023

 

Vatel Restaurant proposes a four course degustation for Valentine’s Day 2023 for $85. Wine is only available if you BYO and corkage is $6.

Chipolte avocado and Buckwheat galette
~
Scallops Ravioli
Beurre blanc sauce, tomato fondue

~
Roasted Snapper
Globe artichoke, smoky eggplant, sauce vierge

~
Black Forest Gateau
Chocolate layered, Black cherries, Chantilly cream

 

There are two sittings on that night: first seating from 5.30/ 6 pm to 8.00 pm and second seating from 8.15 pm to end of night.

Bookings are essential via email at [email protected] or 91813961 or best is to text Philippe direct on 0419 636 304. Please indicate which sitting you would like to go for at the time of your booking. They will send you a text the day before asking you to reconfirm your booking

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How will you celebrate Valentine’s Day 2023?

For other events happening in February 2023, check out our what’s on in February article

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French Christmas Gift Ideas 2022: vouchers for French dining in Australia

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On Saturday, we let you know about Christmas gift ideas for the Francophile in your life, today we’re letting you know about gift vouchers you can purchase to be used towards French dining in Australia.

Gift vouchers for French dining

ADELAIDE
BRISBANE
CAIRNS
CANBERRA
CROWS NEST, DARLING DOWNS, QLD
GEELONG, VIC
GOLD COAST
HOBART
MELBOURNE
PERTH
SUNSHINE COAST
SYDNEY
TERRIGAL,NSW

 

GIFT VOUCHERS FOR FRENCH DINING IN ADELAIDE

Bistro Français offers gift vouchers in the denomination of your choosing. You can purchase them via this link.

Delicatessen has gift cards for $50, $75, $100 and $200 which you can buy via this link.

La Buvette Drinkery has gift vouchers which can be used towards food and/or drinks. You can purchase them in $50 increments up to $200 via this link.

Les Deux Coqs has gift vouchers which you can purchase via this link. You can purchase them in amounts ranging from $25 to $100. You can also use them at their new Rundle Mall store.

Sofitel Adelaide offers gift vouchers from $100 to $1000 for use towards accommodation or dining in the hotel. They also offer experience and package specific vouchers including the Artiste Taste Tour for $140 through to the Magnifique Romance Package which includes an overnight stay and Taittinger champagne on arrival for $600. Or you can purchase dining vouchers in amounts from $100 to $300. Gift vouchers can be purchased here.

 

GIFT VOUCHERS FOR FRENCH DINING IN BRISBANE

Aquitaine Brasserie has gift cards varying in values from $50 up to $300. You can purchase gift vouchers for French dining at Aquitaine via their website.  

Belle Époque Patisserie offers gift vouchers either for a specific amount or for the High Tea. These can be purchased via this link

Bisou Bisou offers both physical and digital gift cards in any amount of your choosing, which can be ordered via their website. Physical gift cards can be collected from Ghanem Group’s office during the day on weekdays, or posted.

Boucher French Restaurant does gift vouchers for $50 and up. You can buy them any time in the restaurant during business trading hours.

C’est Bon and Le Bon Bar have gift vouchers on their website from $50 increasing in increments of $50 to $250.

Chouquette has gift vouchers available in the following amounts: $25, $50 and $100. They can be picked up at the shop, they can also mail or email them.

French and Mor does gift vouchers for amounts starting at $20, including high tea at $45 per person.

Green Glass offers digital gift vouchers in amounts from $50 to $3000, which can be purchased on their website.

Hervés has digital vouchers from $50 to $5000 available for purchase via this link.

La Belle Vie has digital gift vouchers available from $100 to $500 on its website.

La Cache à vin has digital vouchers available in any amount of your choosing on its website

La Lune Wine Co. offers gift vouchers starting at $50 increasing in $25 increments to $250. You can purchase them via this link

Leonard’s Bar and Bistro has vouchers from $50 to $250 available for purchase via this link

Le Coin Bistro has vouchers for $50, $75 and $100 available for purchase on its website

Les Bubbles Parisian Steakhouse offers gift vouchers which can be arranged by calling them on 0444 573 955 or by emailing their reservations team at [email protected]

Libertine proposes gift vouchers starting from $50 going up in $50 increments to $250, which are available via this link

Montrachet has gift vouchers from $50 to $1000 available for purchase on its website.

 

GIFT VOUCHERS FOR FRENCH DINING IN CAIRNS

C’est Bon has gift vouchers from $50 to $300 in $50 increments. You can purchase them via this link.

 

GIFT VOUCHERS FOR FRENCH DINING IN CANBERRA

Breizh Cafe has gift vouchers for $25 and above can be purchased from the café.

Buvette Bistro and Wine Bar has gift cards, which can be purchased from this link. They accept gift card amounts between $25 and $2500.

Les Bistronomes offers gift vouchers, which you can buy on their website from $50 to $300, or directly at the restaurant for any amount you choose.

 

GIFT VOUCHERS FOR FRENCH DINING IN CROWS NEST, DARLING DOWNS, QLD

Myrtille has e-gift cards for any monetary value the purchaser chooses that can be purchased via this link.

 

GIFT VOUCHERS FOR FRENCH DINING IN GEELONG

La Cachette Bistro doesn’t offer formal Gift Vouchers but are glad to take a booking for the lucky gift recipients and accept a pre-payment over the phone, once the booking has been made.

Alternatively, they accept the white Good Food Gift Card, which can be purchased online or from most Supermarkets. The The phyiscal cards can be purchased in denominations of $50, $100 increasing in $100 increments to $500, whereas the digital cards are available increments of $50 from $50 to $500.

 

GIFT VOUCHERS FOR FRENCH FOOD AND STAYS ON THE GOLD COAST

Bam Bam Bakehouse has gift vouchers, which can be purchased via their website in any denomination.

Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach has gift vouchers, which are divided into Hotel and Restaurant categories and are from $50 – $1,000 or you can customise a voucher to the amount you want. Vouchers can be purchased here

ROOM81 RESTAURANT: Bienvenue to Room81 – a French inspired restaurant on the Gold Coast. Embark on a gastronomic journey that takes you from Australia’s fertile hinterland and the Coral Sea to the world capital of gourmet cuisine, France. Surrounded by chic décor, surrender to the scents, flavours and textures of classic French recipes with a contemporary twist, prepared using locally sourced produce. On the al fresco terrace, sip vintages from a curated wine list or raise a toast to the good life over signature cocktails.

HOTEL Bienvenue to Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach, where Parisian sophistication meets the carefree Australian coastal spirit. You are invited to Live the French way in the heart of Broadbeach, enjoy and explore all the Gold Coast has to offer from the stunning hinterland to the sandy beaches and relax in 5-star Sofitel luxury. Enjoy a truly Magnifique stay at Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach.

 

GIFT VOUCHERS FOR FRENCH DINING IN HOBART

Jean-Pascal Patisserie offers gift vouchers all year around. They are hand-written, meaning, they can be of any value. Purchase the vouchers at La Boutique on Baker Street, New Town.

 

GIFT VOUCHERS FOR FRENCH DINING IN MELBOURNE

Whether it be highly coveted croissants to high tea to a full French meal, there are a number of foodie gift voucher options for Melbourne.

Bar Margaux has gift cards available for $50, $100, $150, $200 or any amount of your choosing via this link.

Bar Romanée has gift cards can be purchased in values of $100, $200, $300 and $400 via this link.

Bistro chez nous offers gift vouchers from $50 to $500 via this link.

Bistro d’Orsay has gift vouchers which can be purchased by telephone on (03) 9654 6498.

Bistro Elba offers vouchers from $50 to $400 via this link

Bistro Gitan has vouchers available in $50 increments and can be purchased through this link. 

Bistro Guillaume at Crown Melbourne accepts Crown Gift cards which are available in amounts from $100 to $500 and can be purchased via this link.

Bistro La Provence has vouchers in the amount of your choosing, which can be purchased by calling the restaurant on (03)9592 2000 during opening hours.

Bistro Papillon does gift vouchers from $100 to $500 that can be purchased via this link.

Bistro Sousou has vouchers in $50 increments from $50 to $250 via this link

Bistro Volière has vouchers from $75 to $200 available for purchase via this link

Blackbird Restaurant has $100 Gift cards can be purchased via this link.

Bon Ap’ has gift vouchers, which are available for $50, $100, $150 and $200 via this link.

Chez Bagou has gift vouchers available digitally or for collection via this link.

Chez Olivier has gift vouchers are available for $50, $100, $150, $200 and $250 via this link

Cochin has vouchers available for amounts between $50 and $3000. These are issued either electronically or can be picked-up.

Entrecôte has gift vouchers are available in any amount of your choosing via this link

France-Soir has gift vouchers can be purchased for $50 to $500 via this link.

Frederic does gift vouchers with values starting from $50, which increase in $50 increments to $500. They can be bought via their website.

Hemingway’s Wine Room has vouchers are available in amounts of $50 and up via this link.

Le Bouchon proposes gift vouchers from $50 to $3000 via this link

L’Hôtel Gitan has gift vouchers for French dining available in $50 increments and can be purchased through this link.  

Lune Croissanterie has gift vouchers in any amount you choose, which can be purchased online via this link.

NOTE: Lune gift vouchers can be used for in-store purchases of pastries, beverages and retail merchandise. They cannot be used for online purchases. (An important one for our interstate and overseas visitors to know!)

Noir does gift vouchers in any value you like which can be purchased via their website.

Omnia has gift vouchers from $50 to $1000 available via this link.

Reverie Cafe and Dessert has gift vouchers from $20 to $1000 available via this link

Ryne offers gift cards from $50 to $1000 for purchase via this link

Smith St Bistro has digital gift cards from $50 to $3000 available for purchase via this link

Tartine does gift vouchers in $50 increments from $50 to $300 via this link

The French Brasserie has gift vouchers are available in amounts ranging from $50 to $300 via this link.

  

GIFT VOUCHERS FOR FRENCH DINING IN PERTH

Angel’s House offers gift vouchers online on their website from 50$ to 1000$. They are valid for 3 years. Purchase yours via this link.

Bistro Guillaume, Crown Perth accepts Crown Gifts cards can be used across Crown Perth, including for world-class dining at Bistro Guillaume. Crown Gifts gift cards are available in denominations from $100 to $500 and can be purchased online or at a Crown Rewards Desk.

French Sweet Online Cake Shop is doing 10% off all orders until the end of the year with the code CHRISTMAS10

Le Rebelle has gift vouchers can be purchased via this link in the following amounts: $50, $75, $100, $150, $200, $250, and $340.

Maison Saint Honore has both physical and digital gift cards which can be purchased in store or emailed. 

W.H.I.P. Patisserie has gift vouchers available from $20. These can be purchased either online or at their market stalls. They can also do a group order by email by contacting them directly at [email protected] The gift vouchers can be used at their market stalls but also at their first shop which will be opening in Inglewood in February!

 

GIFT VOUCHERS FOR CREPES ON THE SUNSHINE COAST

Flo’s Creperie offers gift vouchers for both their Noosa and their Mooloolaba creperies. You can buy them via this link.

 

GIFT VOUCHERS FOR FRENCH DINING IN SYDNEY

Atelier by Sofitel Darling Harbour has gift vouchers available from $50 to $500 for purchase via this link.

Beckett’s offers vouchers for a range of different experiences or for amounts ranging from $100 to $1000.

Specific experiences include:

Caviar and Gosset ‘Grand Reserve’, Aÿ, Champagne $275

Chef’s Journey for 2 to 6 $370 -$1,110

Caviar and Cristal (a bottle of Louis Roederer ‘Cristal’ Montagne de Reims, Champagne) $700

Caviar and a Magnum of Gosset champagne $950

Plus, Beckett’s has also just introduced A Black Tie (optional) ‘French Omakase’ Dinner for $220 per person: Jeff the Chef invites you to a night that goes beyond the menu – this black-tie ‘French omakase’ dining experience means all decision-making is left to up to him. Translated, ‘omakase’ means “I’ll leave it up to you” and after experiencing his exciting dishes, you’ll always want to leave it up to Jeff. From the moment you step foot into Beckett’s and hear the pianist filling the venue with buttery melodies, you’ll know you’re in a place that can take you on a culinary journey.

You’ll be seated at the Chef’s Table, the only booth in the house situated right by the kitchen where you will be greeted and served by Jeff the Chef himself. From there, it’s a seven-course journey where you can relax, stop thinking and relish the finest products of Jeff’s explorations with ingredients, flavours, techniques and concepts. As an optional extra, speak to the resident Sommelier about the best wines to set the tone of an unforgettable night.

Bellevue Cottage by Antoine offers gift cards from $25 to $500 available via this link

Bistrot 916 gift vouchers are available to pick up in store only and can be purchased for any amount from $50 to $500. Vouchers may be organised in person only. 

Bistro Boulevard has gift vouchers from $50 to $300 via this link

Bistro Moncur has vouchers which can be for any amount between $100 and $1000, and can be purchased via this link.

Bistro Papillon offers gift vouchers via their website. These are available from $100 to $500.

Bistro Rex has gift cards start at $65 to $300 and can be purchased online via this link.

Bitton Gourmet has vouchers for $50 or $100, or to cover tailored experiences that can be purchased via the website.

Bouillon L’Entrecôte has vouchers ranging from $100 to $500 available via this link.

Brasserie L’Entrecôte has vouchers that can be purchased in amounts of $100 to $500 from their new website.

Cafe Lyon has both physical and digital gift vouchers which are available from the Gift Vouchers tab on its website

Claire’s Kitchen at Le Salon accepts Best Gift Cards which can be purchased from that website

Délidoor vouchers are available for French food home delivered in various amounts from $30 through to $500 via this link.

Felix, part of the Merivale group, has gift cards from $20 to $5000 which can be used across all of the Merivale venues. You can purchase them here.

Four Frogs Crêperie has gift vouchers, which are available via this link.

Franca has gift vouchers available from $50 to $500 or any custom amount over $300 via this link

Frenchies Bistro and Brewery has gift cards from $50 to $500 for purchase via this link.

Garçon has physical vouchers that you can purchased in person in either of their stores. Values of gifts card up to $200.  They can also be purchased online.

Gavroche has gift vouchers from $20 to $300 available for purchase via this link

La Boucherie has digital gift vouchers from $25 to $500 available via this link.

Le Coq Healthy Rotisserie has gift vouchers from $50 to any amount of your choosing via their website

L’héritage has gift vouchers that can be purchased in any denomination from $50 from their website.

Loulou has gift vouchers, which can be bought in any denomination of the buyers choosing, and can be purchased via this link. They are valid for 3 years from the date of purchase.

Note: they can also be used at any Etymon Projects venue which currently includes The Charles Grand Brasserie (European Cuisine) and TIVA Lounge (Champagne lounge).

Manon Brasserie has gift cards from $100 to $500 available via this link.

Métisse has gift cards available in 4 amounts: $225, $500, $750 and $1050 for purchase via this link.

Porcine has gift vouchers in amounts of $50, $100, $150, $200, $250 and $300, which can be purchased via this link.

Restaurant Hubert has both physical and digital gift vouchers from $50 to $1000 which can be purchased via this link

Rustic French has gift cards in $25 increments from $25 to $100. These are available via this link

Saveur has gift vouchers from $50 to $500 available via this link

The Charles Grand Brasserie and Bar offers digital gift vouchers for between $50 and $1000 via this link

The Little Snail Restaurant has gift vouchers from $50 to $500 available for purchase via its website.

  

GIFT VOUCHERS FOR FRENCH DINING IN TERRIGAL, NSW

L’Isle de France, Terrigal has gift vouchers starting at $50 up to $600. They will be issued as PDF vouchers. Purchase yours via their website.

Where would you like to receive gift vouchers for French dining for?  What’s your favourite French dish? 

 

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