French for Father’s Day in Australia

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Father’s Day is this Sunday 2 September. Below are some French restaurants/bars to take Dad along to.


Gold Coast
Mount View

If there are any other places that you feel should be included in the list, please let me know via email at matildamarseillaise (at) or in the comments below.


Father’s Day in Adelaide


Cliché Exhibition

Open for breakfast and lunch and also for dinner, the regular menu will be available along with a few specials for Father’s Day.


Father’s Day in Brisbane


Aquitaine Brasserie

Their usual lunch and dinner menu will be available and can be viewed here.



Father’s Day event details are available here.

Breakfast 8:30-10:30 fruit, pastries, juice, bottomless coffee and tea plus your choice of hot meal for $45 adults or $20 children under 13.

Lunch – a 3 course menu with a set entree and a choice of main and dessert.

Both menus are here. 


French Martini

2 or 3 course set menu for $45 or $55


Oven baked Camembert


Steak Frites or



Creme brûlée or



Les Bubbles

Special for Father’s Day is the Steak Frites is $36.95 or you can get dessert as well for $49.95 with a free beer for Dads with both options.



$45 menu.



2 course menu $68, 3 courses $78, 3 courses + matching wines $98. Kids menu $35. See the menu here.


Father’s Day in Canberra


Baked on Mort 

A 3 course special lunch menu for $45:


Truffled Asparagus velouté


Braised lamb shank , fennel mash and lemon-rosemary jus


salmon and fennel mash


roasted pumpkin and potato gnocchi with fresh sage butter


Crème caramel and fresh berries


Bookings essential.



Dad’s Day Brunch from 11:30am to 4pm for $55 including a glass of wine or capital brewing beer



Charcuterie platter; prosciutto, salumi, cheese, olives, crackers

Beef croquette, chipotle mayo

House made chorizo sausage rolls

Red wine beef, pomme puree & peas pie

South coast oysters

Pastrami & cornichons finger sandwich

Cider poached chicken breast wrap



Opera cake, sambuca creme

Kraken Rum & vanilla crème brulee

Warm mini chocolate fondant, Brandy gel

Gin & lime cake

Cointreau Pavlova


Father’s Day in Cairns


Restaurant Mature Yogo

Father’s Day Special: Scotch Fillet 200g including a side of chips, salad and 4X beer for $35.00 


Father’s Day in Darwin


The Pearl  

The restaurant is open for brunch and lunch but at the time of publishing have not informed us if they are doing anything special for Father’s Day.


Father’s Day on the Gold Coast



Father’s Day set lunch menu.


Le Café Gourmand

Father’s Day Special: Scotch filet, house made French fries, Béarnaise sauce for $27.


Father’s Day in Hobart



Nothing specific planned for Father’s Day but which Dad wouldn’t want to indulge in melted cheese!? Take a look at the menu.


Father’s Day in Melbourne



They are doing a few things for Father’s Day: a special bonbon selection, a chocolate tablette trio and a spiced nuts and comfit pack.


Bistro Gitan

Bistro Gitan is open for Father’s Day lunch and is serving its regular à la carte menu.



Choukette is revisting the famous opéra for Dads: a whisky ganache with coffee butter cream and four layers of Joconde biscuit (almond biscuit).



Father’s Day is usually busy day and Entrecôte will be offering some special additions to the menu on the day. They will also be open for brunch but are not taking bookings for that sitting.

The special editions are:

  • truffle Croque Monsieur; and
  • boeuf en croute (French Beef Wellington).


Le Jolie Café

This Friday and Saturday night as well as for Sunday lunch, Le Jolie Café will be offering a traditional boeuf bourguignon as its casserole special. The perfect way to end winter!

Their usual menu will also be available.


L’Hotel Gitan

Open for lunch and dinner service with its regular à la carte and Sunday menus.


Noir restaurant

A shared family style lunch feast on Father’s Day it’s $55 for 6 shared courses.


Roast capsicum and parmesan cornet, dried tomato

Coffin Bay oysters with Champagne granita

Truffled pecorino polenta chips


Noir’s steak tartare, waldorf salad, pommes gaufrette

Yellowfin tuna Nicoise, squid ink lavosh


Crisp breast and confit leg of duck, Brussels sprouts, mushrooms and chestnuts


Chocolate and pistachio brownie, passion fruit sorbet


Add Louis Perdrier Bottomless Bubbles – $30pp


A $55 tasting menu option is also available for dinner.


Father’s Day in Mount View


Bistro Molines

Reserve a table quickly as they are filling up fast. They will have their usual à la carte menu available for Father’s Day.


Father’s Day in Perth


Petition Kitchen

Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea – 3pm to 5pm on both Sat 1 September and Sun 2 September

Adults $65, children $45.


Read all about the Father’s Day event here and about the Gent’s Afternoon Tea here


P’tite Ardoise Bistro 

The usual menu is available.


The Bistrot Café

Free coffee for Dads when dining in on Father’s Day. The usual menu will be available.


Father’s Day in Sydney


Bistro Cocotte


Bistro Gavroche

Father’s Day event details at this link.

Lunch and dinner $50 – 500g pasture-fed O’Connor Bone-in Ribeye steak from Gippsland


Bistro Rex

Their usual menu will be available as well lots of extra types of steaks available for Dad in addition to the normal sirloin steak frites, such as rib eyes on the bone, rump caps, big T-bones etc.


Bitton Gourmet

Breakfast and Lunch menus available as well as a dedicated menu for Kids.


Brasserie L’entrecote

3 course lunch menu for $65.


Bronte Road Bistro

Open for lunch and serving its usual à la carte menu.


Four Frogs Creperie

Each Dad dining in at Four Frogs is entitled to a complimentary can of Frenchies Pale Ale with a min purchase of one galette or crêpe.


Loluk Bistro

Exceptional Sunday opening just for Father’s Day.

A free French beer for all Dads.



Monopole will be serving their à la carte menu for the day as well as the Monopole menu, which is a shared tasting menu.


Quoi Dining

Three course set menu with three different sitting times to choose from available over lunch and dinner.


St Claude’s

A la carte menu available and open at lunch-time only.


What will you be doing with your Dad for Father’s Day?

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