Bastille Day 2021 is less than 2 weeks away and some celebrations in Australia start next weekend! In this article we share with you events, dinners, concerts, markets and much more all celebrating the French National Day in Australia.
With so much of Australia currently in lockdown, it’s difficult to know whether these Bastille Day 2021 in Australia events will actually go ahead. We cross our fingers and toes!
GOLD COAST, QLD
PORT MACQUARIE, NSW
SUNSHINE COAST, QLD
Adelaide Central Market – Friday 9 and Saturday 10 July
Bienvenue à La Fête Nationale au Marché!
A celebration of French culture over two days on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 July, our Bastille Day celebrations will have something for everyone. Highlights include FREE live music, cooking demonstration, gingerbread decorating, crepe pop up and more!
Come along for some French fare, fun and festivities and celebrate Bastille Day at the Adelaide Central Market.
FRIDAY 9 JULY 2021
9:30AM – FiveAA live broadcast – Community Kitchen
9:30AM – 8:30PM – Crepe pop-up by the Market Bread Bar – Gouger Dining area
9:30AM – 12:00PM – Free Bastille Day craft for kids – Grote St dining area
11:00AM – 1:00PM – Live music by Sounds Continental – Eastern Roadway
6:00PM – French Opera duet
6:00PM – 8:00PM – Live music by Louise Blackwell and the French Set – Gouger Dining area
6:00PM – 9:00PM – Winter Weekends: Live music by Melange a Trois and and firepit – Grote Street, outside Cumbia
6:00PM – 8:00PM – Adelaide String Duo – Eastern Roadway
SATURDAY 10 JULY 2021
9:00AM – 2:00PM – Crepe Pop-up by Market Bread Bar – Gouger Dining area
9:00AM – 11:00AM – Live music by Sounds Continental – Grote Dining area
9:30AM – 12:00PM Free Eiffel Tower Gingerbread decorating for kids – Eastern Roadway
10:00AM – 12:00PM – Live music by Pamplemousse – Gouger Dining area
11:00AM – 1:00PM – Live music by Louise Blackwell and the French Set – Eastern Roadway
12:00PM – 1:00PM – Free cooking demonstration by Valerie Henbest and Mandy Hall – Community Kitchen, Gouger Dining area
Alliance Française d’Adelaide, French Consul of Adelaide, FACCI SA Bastille Day at Plant 4 – 18 July
Join us for a Bastille Day celebration with live music and fun for the whole family!
Food boxes will be provided as well as a glass of French bubbles.
NOTE: There is a wait list so let us know if you would like to be placed on it [email protected] include your name and tickets you are seeking
Apoteca – 14 July
Chicken Liver & Bacon Patee, Apple Butter, Sourdough
Roast Beef, Cafe de Paris, Gratin Dauphinois
Époisses de Bourgogne (served warm)
* RESERVATIONS ARE ESSENTIAL
Cyrano Wines Bastille Day Dinner Party – 10 July – CURRENTLY SOLD OUT
Book now for Bastille Day! A la carte menu, open breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cancan at 8.30pm.
La Buvette – 14 July
La Buvette is holding its annual Bastille Day party all day and night!
La Chaine des Rotisseurs – National Wine Centre
Freshly Shucked Oysters served with Ricard Pastis
Saumon Et Oseille served with 2020 Racine Picpoul De Pinet
Porc Aux Pruneaux served with Rive Droite Rive Gauche Cote du Rhone Grenache Blend
Daube De Boeuf Provencal served with 2013 Chateau Bouscasse Madiran
Meringue Au Citron served with 2015 Les Lions de Suduiraut Sauternes
Lou Blackwell & The French Set @ Wheatsheaf Hotel, Adelaide – 14 July – CURRENLTY SOLD OUT
Lou Blackwell and the French Set have been delighting audiences with their authentic and stylish performance of songs from the great French chanson tradition. They won a Fringe weekly music award in 2018 and were the Advertiser pick of the Fringe for music in 2021.
Lou lived in Paris and sang in the jazz scene, and she has brought all her Parisian fantasy back home to join with stellar band Mark Ferguson on keys, Tom Pulford on sax/clarinet, John Aué on bass and Josh Baldwin on drums.
Port Adelaide – Salut Port Adelaide – a French celebration for Bastille Day – 11 July
We are celebrating our local connections with France and Cherbourg for Bastille Day. Come say Salut! to Port Adelaide’s super strip of restaurants, bars and galleries with champagne, mulled wine bars and French food! You’ll find:
- Lots of free workshops, including Sip ‘n’ Paint a Monet with Elephant Art Events, plus Lucy Turnbull teaches the fine art of producing a finished sketch outdoors.
- Lanterns, language and craft activities for ages 7 and up to learn French and craft!
- Alliance Francaise d’Adelaide will offer Survival French for travellers in 20 minutes.
- Face Painting and free moustaches!
- Street performance, music, comedy and walking.
- Wearable Buildings.
- Art & Craft Market.
Scoffed & Quaffed – Bastille Day Fancy French – 14 July
Fancy French it certainly is, and we have an amazing array of dishes for you to learn to cook! They will of course also be matched with tastings from great French wines. Come and try both local and French varietals like sauvignon blanc, merlot, pinot noir and of course chardonnay whilst you sit and eat your deliciously cooked dinner with fellow Francophiles.
All guests will prepare and eat each dish from a fabulous menu, under the guidance of our professional chef.
Show Tourz Bastille Day French Travel Show – 14 July
Bring back your memories of France on Bastille Day!! Enjoy the wonders of France for a fraction of the airfare, no long haul flight, no swollen feet, no jetlag!
Indulge your pent-up need for travel.
Enjoy photos and videos and a guided walk through some of the loveliest parts of France, guided by Carol Haslam, CEO of Show Tourz. Carol will share photos and videos of some of her 6 years living in France and 14 years of taking guests.
Test your taste buds with French dining paired with prestigious French Burgundy wines. Includes a guided tour through the Burgundy region of France and live crossover to a Burgundy winemaker for a fabulous wine-tasting experience.
Traditional French Onion soup with Gougères (veg)
Canape Boxes with:
- French Provincial vegetarian antipasto skewer with cheese, black olives, marinated mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, basil drizzled with balsamic glaze (GF);
- Smoked salmon mousse on pumpernickel rounds with dill and capers (veg);
- Maggie Beer pheasant farm duck and orange pate on baguette rounds;
- Mini quiche Lorraine (GF);
- Mini onion tart (GF, veg);
- Beef Bourgignon mini pies (GF)
Flourless orange and almond dessert cakes with cream cheese icing and pistachios (GF); Chocolate dipped strawberries.
French White and Red Burgundy wines
If you’d like to get in the mood please bring your own beret for a French Fun Night Out!!
Smelly Cheese Shop – Bastille Day Cheese After Dark – IN PERSON SOLD OUT, VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE NOW POSSIBLE
In person: $90 per person
LIBERTE! Egalite! Fromagerie!
The ultimate Bastille Day celebration; French delicacies, cheese, champagne, entertainment, and stories.
Join Valerie Henbest, Adelaide’s premiere cheese expert, for an evening of French cheeses, champagne and entertainment. This evening is the ultimate celebration of all things French, from the storming of Bastille to cheeses worth losing your head for.
Virtual: Smelly Cheese Shop are now offering Bastille Day Celebration Packs for sale online which include a virtual attendance to the event.
Bastille Day Celebration Packs with interactive experience available for sale on our website now!
- 200g Délice de St Cyr
- 110g Valencay
- 150g 18 month Comté
- 125g Epoisse
- 150g Roquefort Cheese Culture Crackers
- 750ml Champagne Brimoncourt Brut Régence
Click and collect from the Adelaide Central Market available on Friday the 9th and Saturday the 10th of July only.
A Bastille Day Patisserie Box for $50, which is available only on the 14th July via the online store.
Alliance Française d’Albury
Join us for a French themed afternoon tea to celebrate Bastille Day on Saturday 10th July at La Maison from 2pm to 5pm.
Everyone welcome, $25 per person which includes some delicious nibbles, a glass of wine or tea/coffee.
Limited to 50 people so book in now and don’t be disappointed.
Alliance Française d’Armidale – 18 July
Bastille Day celebration at Peterson’s Winery, Armidale for $25
On the night of the famed 14th of July, step off the streets of South Bank right onto our Parisian promenade – Belle Époque to celebrate Bastille Day.
Feast on a traditional three course menu complimented perfectly with a glass of Perrier-Jouët Champagne for $65.00.
The evening will also feature the art of sabrage and live music.
For the ultimate indulgence, add a French wine pairing for $50
Buy your ticket here: https://tickets.myguestlist.com/v260b6e93f90641/bastille-day-dinner/
Bastille Day dinner from 5:30pm
4-course menu $80pp, optional paired wines $40pp
You are invited to celebrate Bastille Day at C’est Bon with Lunch and Dinner.
$38pp Two Course or $45pp Three Course
• Fromage Souffle
• Steak and Frites
• Crème Caramel, cumquat
Enjoy the delights of Fromage Souffle, Steak and Frites and Crème Caramel with Cumquat.
Two sittings: 5:30pm & 7:30pm
$150pp, Canapes, Four Courses & Madeleines to finish, including French Matched Wines
Snacks on arrival:
Appellation oyster cumquat mignonette & Camel Fromage Choux Bun
Sweetcorn Brulee, Scampi, Caviar
Matched Wine: 2019 Touraine Sauvignon, Domaine Octavie – Loire Valley
Folly Truffle Ossau-Iraty Custard, Wild Mushroom Consommé, Salt Baked Celeriac
Matched Wine: 2018 Roussette de Savoie Souveraine (Altesse), Philippe Grisard – Savoie
Lamb Navarin, Turnip, Garlic Scape
Matched Wine: 2018 Saint Chinian Donnadieu, Clos Bagatelle – Languedoc
Matched Wine: Pineau des Charentes Vintage Blanc, Domaine Drouet – Cognac
Cognac & Tonka Madeleines
FACCI QLD: Bastille Day Business Breakfast @ Sofitel Central Brisbane
The breakfast is held annually to celebrate France’s National Day which commemorates the storming of the Paris prison known as the Bastille on 14th July 1789 and the birth of the French Republic. Kindly sponsored by our members Holding Redlich and Thales, the event gathers the French-Australian Business Community in a relaxed yet stylish setting at the Sofitel Brisbane Central, well known for its French flair.
Join FACCI, their VIPs and keynote speaker Daniel Keighran VC and Author of ‘Courage Under Fire’, on this very special occasion.
Be ready for a delicious gourmet breakfast, specially put together for us by Sofitel Brisbane Central, Nespresso coffee and Champagne, of course, thanks to our partner, DiscoverVin!
Bastille petit products promo – 7 – 18 July
La Belle Vie
Santé to freedom! Bastille Day is a very special day for the French. Enjoy the celebration with us at La Belle Vie. French Accordionist, MannuD, will romance you with French classics and all senses will be excited at dinner with a vibrant, live can can performance.
The lunch event will commence at 11.30am with a set menu including pairing wines.
Two sittings are available for dinner and to view the can can show:
- Early sitting 5:00 / 5:15 PM
- Late sitting 8:00 / 8:15 PM
La Messe (Brisbane) is celebrating Bastille Day with Ophélie Mercury – 16 July
La Messe is back @Laruche to bring its French touch to celebrate Bastille Day.
As two of the co-founders of La Messe are French, they thought they would celebrate Bastille Day and organise a party with a line up of 100% French DJs. They are all talented, and played in many clubs in France. They are from Paris, Brittany, and Normandy. They had great success in France and are currently based in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. We are lucky to have them for a great party. Be ready to be teleported in a French night club for the night!
You cannot miss this party, it happens only once a year!
Get your ticket now online and if you show up before 10.30pm, they’ll buy you a drink!
Le Festival – 14 July
Le Festival’s Un “WINTER” Chic at Story Bridge Adventure Climb!
Be the first in the world to celebrate Bastille Day with a glass on French champagne atop Brisbane’s biggest icon, at the top of Story Bridge from sunrise to sunset to celebrate France’s National Day in style!
Le Festival has partnered with Story Bridge Adventure Climb to bring you this unique experience, complete with a glass of Champagne atop Brisbane’s biggest icon accompanied by French music. You’ll also have a chance to take some photos with the breathtaking 360 degree panoramic view – and take a special souvenir home with you to remember your unforgettable “Brisbane-French” iconic experience! Merveilleux, non? 💙🤍❤️
You can climb first thing in the morning, during the day, as the sun goes down, or when the stars come up. There are four fantastic climb sessions available – dawn, daytime, twilight, and night. Which will be the one for you?
The Prince Consort
Bastille Week Rosé Week – 12 to 18 of July
Celebrate the turning point of the French Revolution all week with champagne cocktails, a delectable French menu, and of course the French Rugby Finals on the Stadium Screen.
Rosé brunch – Saturday 17 July
The spirit of the revolution will be flowing as we close the week with a Rosé brunch on Saturday 17th. Led by our award-winning chef, Jack Powlay you can enjoy 2 hours of bottomless Rose and sparkles with your brunch.
Tickets are $65+bf with seating from 10.30am in La La Land.
Alliance Française de Cairns – 25 July
Join AF de Cairns to celebrate Bastille Day, the French national day on Sunday 25th July at 3pm at the Serbian Centre – 67 Greenslopes St, Edge Hill.
Students from conversation class and their teacher Agnes have prepared a play for you about the French Revolution (booklets with explanations in English will be provided, so everyone can enjoy the play!).
It will be followed by an early dinner.
An amazing team will prepare for you some roasts, salads and cake for dessert. Tea and coffee will be provided
Prices: $35 for members and $40 for non-members
Alliance Française de Canberra – 10 July
Singing workshop with Pauline Maudy from MZAZA
Bastille Day French concert with Pauline Maudy
Vive la France! Vive la République!
Buvette Restaurant is celebrating the French Revolution and the unity of the French people with a special Bastille Day menu.
Enjoy French cheese, scallops, slow-cooked Wagyu (MB9+) and more for one night only at Buvette.
French-inspired set menu to celebrate Bastille Day. 4 courses with a glass of Veuve on arrival for $95pp
Book via this link:
Pialligo Estate – 17 July
3 courses with paired wines for $119.00 per person, $89 food only, $30 Kids under 10
Alliance Française de Darwin
AF de Darwin is back this year to celebrate le 14 Juillet at Darwin Surf Life Saving Club, Brinkin from 5:30pm.
Kids can dance, create and have fun all night + plus face-painting available for those who wants.
Take a picture disguised as a revolutionary or just enjoy some lovely French songs while savouring a nice French meal with a glass of French wine.
Free to enter – and with only $5 you might win one of the 3 prizes to be drawn at 7pm.
Dorrigo Golf Club – 17 July
Dorrigo Golf Club presents a 3-course Bastille Day Dinner prepared by our guest chef Juergen Ebsen followed by the fabulous Wild Thyme trio playing their Gypsy swing & Jazz Manouche. The dinner starts at 6:30pm and the live music at 8:30pm. Wild Thyme sold out their last show at the golf club. Don’t miss out. Vive la France!
Alliance Française de Geelong – 17 July
Join AF de Geelong to Celebrate Bastille Day 2021 at this Annual Dinner Event with lots of fun, giveaways and entertainment featuring French gypsy jazz band Hot Club Swing!
Enjoy a charcuterie grazing starter and two-course, French inspired meal. A selection of French wines are available at bar prices.
Pick from a petite selection of French inspired dishes and complement them with quaffable French wines and delectable aperitifs in Alleys Restaurant this Bastille Day.
French tunes from Edith Piaf will hit the airwaves inside to create a beautiful French ambiance and you can chill out and relax with ‘no regret’!
Menu will have on offer:
– French Onion Soup w/ Cheesy Crouton
– Black Pepper & Port Wine Liver Pate
– Duck Confit
– Beef Cheek in Red Wine
– Crème Patisserie Filled Profiteroles & Chantilly Cream
– Chocolate Ganache & Raspberry Tart & Berry Compote
Available lunch & dinner. Pre-bookings are essential.
Please call on 55340974 to book or book online here: https://www.currumbinrsl.com.au/bar-dining/
Spaghetti & Jazz – Wednesday 14th July 21 6pm
Presenting the gorgeous and talented Marissa Burgess and her incredible International dancers and Specials Guest, Romony Rogers.
Be transported and be immersed in all things French – traditional and much loved songs, dance and food and wine! A Spectacular Classy Cabaret Show with audience interaction.
Doors Open 5.30 for Pre dinner Drinks. Seated by 6pm for Dinner. Show Starts 6.45pm
VIP Dinner & Show $99pp* – Includes Glass of French Bubbles & 3 Course French inspired Set menu:
Entrée: Charcuterie Meat & Cheese Board to Share
Mains: alternate drop :
Lamb shank Navarin, a traditional French ragout served with spring vegetables.
Pan seared Salmon fillet, beurre blanc sauce, seasonal vegetables
Dessert: alternate drop: Profiterole Delight and Moscato infused Panna Cottta with fruits
Hector’s on the wharf
Bastille Day French theme dinner – July 17
Three course, multiple choice menu, complimentary canapé and champagne on arrival. $75 per head.
Bookings from 6pm Space in limited and we book out quickly, so secure your table on 8555 5885. Vive la France!
The Bon Pavilion
An evening of French food, wine and music at The Bon Pavillion. Guests will enjoy a glass of Pol Roger Champagne on arrival followed by a three-course meal, paired with wines, $95pp.
Beef cheek bourguignon
Crêpes Suzette, flamed at the table
Alliance Française de Hobart – 14 July
Tickets $40 per head includes French wine + supper by Jean-Pascal plus lucky door prize
- Fresh bread & truffle butter
- King prawns & lobster
- Black Angus tenderloin
- Vanilla Crème Brûlée
Alliance Française de Launceston – 18 July
Participez à l’aventure mystérieuse au cœur d’un vignoble!
AF de Launceston invites you on a mystery adventure in the heart of a vineyard
Your ticket includes:
- bus transport to and from the mystery venue
- lunch included, and
- drinks at cellar door prices.
Le Proddy Bastille Day celebration – 14 July
Celebration Dinner for Bastille Day
Bastille Day French Festival – 16 & 17 July
A more detailed article to follow closer to the festival.
Cinema Nova: Amélie
This Bastille Day, Cinema Nova is playing the classic French whimsical romantic comedy with a delicious glass of French wine on arrival!
City Wine Shop Bastille Day
Bastille Day Wine Dinner
Celebrating the cuisine and wines of France, we’ll be taking you on a journey through the regions of Champagne, Provence, Loire Valley, Chablis, Burgundy and Rhône – just to name a few. Enjoy a prix fixe 5 course menu of classic French dishes with 10 delicious matched wines in the grand Tea Room above City Wine Shop.
$189.90 pp 4 courses and matched wines and live entertainment
Prepayment required to book. Book your place at the Bastille Day 2021 event online: https://www.entrecote.com.au/bastilleday
Frédéric will be open on Bastille Day 2021 offering a number of French specials however will not have a fixed price menu etc.
Life’s Too Short Bar – 14 to 18 July – a Bastille Day celebration over several days
It’s time to honour the Francophile in all of us so get your crew together and come celebrate #bastilleday with a week-long French menu featuring slow-cooked winter dishes, deliciously ripe cheeses, terrines, parfaits and back-vintage wines.
Melbourne’s best Mixologist will be serving up $15 French 75s and French Martinis and hooking you up with calvados shots all night long.
This is a FREE event. Drinks and food available at bar prices.
Book your table SMS 0416 088 000.
Melbourne Digital Concert Hall – ONLINE LIVE STREAM
SO FRENCH! SO FABULEUX! – Divas on Bastille Day: Amelia Farrugia, Jane Rutter, Vivian Choi
Opera star soprano, Amelia Farrugia performs best-loved French arias & songs. Joined by international concert pianist Vivian Choi and French Knight, Jane Rutter, (‘Madame Flute’) this fabulous female trio of Divas perform Classical and Cabaret works by Fauré, Hahn, Gounod, Saint-Saëns, Debussy, Martini, Offenbach, Satie, Chopin, Satie and others.
NORIA & Les parigots (Bastille Day 2021 celebration) – 10 July – SOLD OUT
Noria and her band “les parigots” return with a beautiful night of Parisian street music, including a tribute to the great Edith Piaf
So Frenchy So Chic Bastille Day Soirée – NEW DATE 7 August
Liberté, Fraternité, Discothèque!
Lose yourself at the So Frenchy So Discotheque, an adults-only dance party rendezvous.
In celebration of La Fête Nationale, our So Frenchy So Chic DJs will be spinning the best French music from the ‘60s Yéyé to ‘80s French Disco and ‘90s French Touch non-stop to keep you moving and transport you to a time of decadence, delicacy and dancing.
SFSC favourites Hotel Gitan, Frederic & Milk the Cow have designed a bistronomy menu of French delicacies.
Alliance Française de Newcastle – 16 – 18 July
A weekend of celebrations for Bastille Day at AF de Newcastle.
Friday 16 July: Movie night
The historical drama/comedy ‘Delicious’ will be screened at 7 pm at Event Cinemas Kotara. There will be a little French Market before at 6pm.
This film is about the creation of France’s first restaurant in 1789.
More information about the movie and the event are available https://frenchfilmsnewcastle.weebly.com/delicious.html
Prices: $13 for Members; $15 for Non members
Saturday 17 July: French market
From 2pm to 7pm, there will be a touch of Francophonie at The Station, Newcastle.
Come for a stroll and enjoy a bit of browsing with stallholders and food vendors showcasing French, Francophone and local products.
Sunday 18 July – Bastille Day lunch
AF de Newcastle will have our traditional Bastille Day Lunch, a great opportunity to gather all and enjoy some food and drinks in a friendly atmosphere!
The ticket includes a drink at your arrival, a main and a dessert.
- $65 for non members.
- $60 for an AF member and concession. A $5 discount will be automatically added to your cart at the moment of the purchase.
VIEW THE MENU OPTIONS HERE: https://www.afnewcastle.com.au/social-activities/bastille-day-celebration/bastille-day-lunch-menu/
Sunday 18 July: Afternoon cocktail
The last and special event to end this weekend of celebrations.
Come and join AF de Newcastle for an afternoon cocktail, in a cozy atmosphere at Babylon Bar, enjoy a French drink and some nibbles. at 3 pm
Your ticket includes the entry fee and a drink as well as some nibbles and the possibility to win one of many prizes.
$15 for members + booking fees
$20 for non members + booking fees
French dress up, à la carte specials available on top of the signature menu:
Escargots vol au vent , garlic and parsley butter, onion confit with red wine jus
Slow cook lamb rack, pumpkin puree, panisse, rosemary lamb jus and roasted cherry tomatoes
Lemon tart meringue with blackcurrant sorbet
Bastille Day Corporate Breakfast – 14 July
French Australian Annual Bastille Day
Clancy’s Fish Pub – 18 July
Francophiles and music lovers, head to Clancy’s Freo, on Sunday 18th July, to celebrate France’s National Day the way the French do: with a live gig, careless dancing and a big smile too.
Featuring French tunes by G*Rey and the French Knights, and some special French treats on the menu.
Praline by Saint Honoré
Special French board $30 per person, election of cheese from the Cheesy Chalet and Cured meat from Crafty meat, with French Bread. Entertainment live from 9.30am to 12.30pm (accordion)
Bookings preferred but not required
Royal Perth Yacht Club – Bastille Day Eve – 13 July
Alliance Française de Port Macquarie – 11 July
Craving some French culture? Oui? Then book a table at 360Q for our fantastic Bastille Day celebration for lunch or dinner!
Savour three stunning courses of fine Parisian cuisine with Edith Piaf tunes in the background and a glass of French champagne, Kir Royale or Rose on arrival (additional drinks at bar prices).
Bookings from 12pm all afternoon with the last booking at 7pm.
Cost is $65pp. To book, visit 360q.com.au/reservations, select July 14 and choose the Bastille Day option.
Bay & Bush Cottages, Woollamia, NSW – 14 July
Bastille Day Dinner and French music
Bastille Day menu:
a selection of 3 canapés and 1 a glass of bubble included
French winter raclette dish
- Gherkins pickles
- Cheese Raclette
- “Robe de Chambre” Potatoes.
- Pickles salads
- Roasted veggies
- Green Salads with mix of nuts
- Pickles spring onions
- Quails’ eggs
- Warm apple
- “Floating Mountain” with Caramel and Almond served with a Vanilla French Custard sauce
- French “Mignardises”
Cost: $105 pp or early bird: $90 pp
Inquiries: Email us: [email protected]
Alliance Française de la Sunshine Coast – 24 July
Kenilworth Community Arts Council Bastille Day Soirée – 17 July
Fabulous entertainment, food and drink with a frivolous French theme.
Bastille Day Food Wine Art Revolution – 14 – 18 July
A more detailed article about this festival is to follow.
Bellevue Cottage by Antoine Glebe
- Bastille Day Celebration – Wednesday, 14th July from 5:30pm
- Bastille Dinner – Fri & Sat, July 9-10
- Bastille Dinner – Fri & Sat, July 16-17
- Bottomless Crêpes & Kir Cocktails – Sat & Sun, July 10-11
- Bottomless Crêpes & Kir Cocktails – Sat & Sun, July 17-18
- Brunch & Bottomless Kir Royale – Sat & Sun, July 10-11
- Bottomless Crêpes & Kir Cocktails – Sat & Sun, July 17-18
To help set the mood, we’ll be serving our specially themed Bloody Marie cocktail. Antoine’s take on the classic features aromatic sensations of celeriac, Bird’s Eye chilli, basil and vine ripe tomatoes.
Four Course dinner $129
A celebration of French cuisine across four delicious courses, and a Kir Royale on arrival.
Sittings available from 5:30pm.
Plus dress French for your chance to win a premium wine hamper valued at over $200!
Bastille Day Dinner
The 5 course menu is $125 p.p.
Bistro St Jacques
Open for lunch and dinner on Bastille Day, 14th July, with our three-course à la carte offer ($75.00) and the following specials:
Entrée + Main
Moules Marinières – black South Australian mussels with garlic & white wine, mirepoix, parsley & butter, house bread with the entrée & house fries with the main course
Navarin d’agneau – slow-cooked organic lamb shoulder with white wine, turnip & swede, parsnip with organic potato & fresh green beans
Baba au rhum – warm baked brioche with soft spices, orange zest, rum syrup served with crème Chantilly
Bon Vin Restaurant
Bastille Day champagne breakfast – 13 July
Mini Viennoiserie box
Their Bastille Day plan was to launch a mini Viennoiserie box for the occasion with mini croissant and mini Pain au chocolat.
$42.50$ for 20 mini viennoiserie
For now, Flo Viennoiserie still delivers Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Pick up on other days.
Four Frogs Creperies 12- 18 July
Truffle Galette – 12 to 18 July
Four Frogs are bringing back their well-known Truffle Galette for a whole week. From the 12th to the 18th of July, visit their Crêperies to celebrate the French National Holiday with fresh local Truffle and Champagne.
French à la carte at Northbridge Golf Club
The following 3 course menu will be served by the Harbourview restaurant French-trained chef:
Frenchies Brasserie Sydney
Special 3 course menu all week long, with the ability to add Truffles to dishes:
- Comte Gougere (truffle)
- French onion soup (truffle)
- Beef bourguignon, paris mash (truffle)
- Frenchies paris-brest
$80 / head or $100 with truffle
La Messe (Sydney) is celebrating Bastille Day with Ophélie Mercury & N.O.X – 17 July
After a few successful parties in Brisbane, La Messe is coming to Sydney @Boogie Mountain to bring its French touch.
For their first time in Sydney, La Messe thought we would celebrate Bastille Day and organise a party with a line up of 100% French DJs. They are all talented, and played in many clubs in France. They are from Paris, Marseille, Montpelier, and Normandy. They had great success in France and are currently based in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. We are lucky to have them for a great party. Be ready to be teleported in a French night club for the night!
Get your ticket now online and if you show up before 10.30pm, they’ll buy you a drink!
Lazybones Lounge Restaurant – 14 July
Bastille Day in style
Award Winning Entertainer Milko Foucault – Larche has joined forces with Parisian born Leading Lady Corinne Andrew to celebrate Bastille Day in style bringing this French party to the heart of Marrickville
With his command of the French language, Milko has emerged in recent years as the leading and most active ambassador of French popular music in Australia.
Parisian born Corinne has been representing the French sounds of classic love songs around the world. She has spent most of her career performing as a principal singer and dancer in major entertainment venues throughout France, Europe, South East Asia and Japan.
No passport required! as you travel for the day to the City of Lights with Corinne & Milko along the Avenues and Boulevards of Paris to the romantic sounds of some of the most famous “ chansons” of all times.
Piaf, Aznavour, Bécaud, Dalida, Yves Montand, Charles Trenet, Enrico Macias, Joséphine Baker to name a few.
Joining the fun is Master of the Accordion & Musical Director Nick Bavarelli.
Price: $35+bf entry includes a whole pizza 🍕 of your choice.
Loluk Bistro proposes a 4 course set menu + glass of sparkling wine.
$95 set menu or $135 with matching wines.
A $25 deposit is required, so it’s better to book in advance:
Book in for Bastille Day at Monopole with a special dinner that will celebrate all things French.
The menu will represent a tour of France; expect classics such as Roasted Duck ‘a l’orange’ and Pork & Chicken Terrine with Cornichons & Dijon Mustard.
Chicken Liver Parfait & Caramelised Onion Gougères
Sydney Rock Oysters
Potato & Leek Soup
Pork & Chicken Terrine, Cornichons & Dijon Mustard
Sourdough Bread Roll, Caramelised Butter
Roasted Duck ‘a l’orange’
Quince, Chocolate, Puff Pastry, Star Anise Ice Cream
Tickets are $85 per person. Please note for groups of 8 or more a 10 % service charge applies.
A Bastille Day celebration with Emma Hamilton featuring a 7 piece band with string section and accordion.
Due to popular demand from her hit show “An Evening in Paris”, the Cremorne Orpheum is proud to present “A Bastille Day Celebration” with French/Australian chanteuse Emma Hamilton and her 7-piece band and string section.
Playing all your favourite classic French songs from “Champs Élysées” , “La Vie En Rose” and “La Mer” , this show will have you singing along and transport you back to France with its originality, humour and energy.
Tickets: $69/$64 which includes a glass of French sparkling and a French sweet treat on arrvial!
Proudly sponsored by FOUR FROGS CRÊPERIE and SACREBLEU!
Restaurant Hubert – 14 July
Romantic, nostalgic and delectable, celebrate all things French with an indulgent lunch and entertainment from our four-piece band, against the backdrop of rich red curtains and a space reminiscent of the Parisian golden age.
Line up: Gavin Libotte – Guitar, Charles – Bass, Calvin Welch – drums and Niyati Libotte – vocals, serenading you through a magical 2 hours of of French and jazz music.
Book your spot now: www.restauranthubert.com/reservations
Alliance Française de Toowoomba
Join AF de Toowoomba for their annual Bastille Day (Quatorze juillet) celebration on Sunday, 18 July 2021 from 12noon to 3.00pm!
There will be French music and dancing and great prizes to be won. Get to meet other francophones and francophiles over a welcome drink and canapés, then enjoy a two course sit down lunch. Drinks will be available for purchase from the bar.
Bonjour Toowoomba – Gip’s Restaurant- 17 July
French-style dinner party
A decadent afternoon and evening of French food, drinks and music by our own Josephine Birch to celebrate “La Fête Nationale” (Bastille Day) in a chic French atmosphere.
Alliance Française de Townsville
Musique Celebration Tombola Dessert – 11 July – Cotter
The Alliance Française de Townsville is holding a Bastille Day 2021 celebration at Cotters Market on Flinders Street on the morning of 11 July.
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