July 14 sees Melbourne turn a little French for the celebration of la fête nationale, or Bastille Day.
Several Melbourne venues are putting on a show, and here are some of the best.
Milk the Cow
All things French are being celebrated all week at Milk the Cow. This weekend enjoy live French music at the fromagerie.
From 7pm Friday 11 July
From 7pm Saturday 12 July
From 4pm Sunday 13 July
No need to book, just come on down and enjoy the atmosphere!
Join us for a French 75 cocktail on arrival, followed by a guided all-French cheese and wine tasting with talks from our cheesemongers and sommeliers and finishing up with a French farmer’s-style supper board along with live music from our favourite roving accordionist. Tickets $58 per person.
Celebrate the French Revolution at Botanical with a five course degustation that will follow the Peloton through the French countryside; experience regional cuisine from Champagne, Besancon, Grenoble, Carcassonne and then finish in Paris on Le Champs-Elysees.
This year the Masters of Ceremonies for the annual Bastille Day celebrations at Claypots are Chris Naurois and Ced Le Meledo. The evening kicks off from 5pm and will see plenty of drinking, dancing and celebrating of all things chic and everything French.
South Yarra Persian bistro, France Soir will be celebrating with music and dancing and their beautiful French menu will of course be on show, leaving all patrons feeling like they’ve experienced a little bit of Paris!