Bistro Thierry

Monday, March 13, 2017 Sharon Halim 0 Comments

Bistro Thierry owned by Thierry Cornevin then together with Chef Frederic Naud brings the latest ideas and techniques in modern French cuisine. Their sole purpose is to give customer a taste of a bistro in Lyon or Paris in Melbourne. Thierry can be find at the restaurant on most night talking to his regulars as well as new customers, he has been in Australia for 45 years.

I was so near to my due date that I don't want to waste my time just waiting at home. French cuisine is one of my favourite cuisine and Bistro Thierry has been on my list for a long time because of their good ratings. My husband agreed to went on a Tuesday night date with me. We were amaze by all the French arts hanging on the wall just like a culinary museum, it gives the place a charming French vibe.

We started with the complimentary French bread and we enjoyed it very much. The crust was crunchy and the bread was warm and moist. My husband has been wanting to try an authentic French soup so he ordered Soupe a Poignon - French onion soup with gruyere crouton ($15). He was pretty amaze with the flavour, it was rich yet not over whelming with onion flavour and well match with the cheesy gruyere crouton. I can't stop eating it from his bowl. This is one of the best onion soup I have ever tasted in Melbourne.

I my self of course ordered the Escargot a la Bourguignonne - snails baked in their shells with garlic and parsley butter ($24.5). The sauces was generous and super delicious, we keep dipping the French bread into it. Not everybody likes snail but I love them if they are cooked and seasoned properly and gladly Bistro Thierry really know what they are doing.

I ordered another entree as a main; Gambas Grillees - grilled king prawns marinated in virgin olive oil, garlic & dill served with a rocket salad ($26.5). The prawns was succulent, very well cooked and lightly seasoned but sufficient. I would love to have more of this anytime.

My husband opted for one of their specials since the staff inform us they are very popular and they are nearly run out of it; Rabbit Loin - wrapped in pancetta with pistachio filling, carrot puree, cauliflower and seeded mustard ($42.5). It's been a long time since both me and my husband ate a rabbit and we kinda miss it and this dish satisfy our cravings really well. The rabbit was tender wrapped in slightly salty but extra crunchy pancetta and the pistachio brings a crunchy texture to the dish. As if it's not enough, the carrot puree was sweet and smooth, even the charred cauliflower was good.

This is one of the reason why I wanted to visit Bistro Thierry; Souffle au Chocolat "Le Jane Hill' - chocolate souffle with hot chocolate sauce and vanilla bean ice cream ($18). Souffle is one of my favourite dessert ever and Bistro Thierry managed to creates a beautiful fluffy souffle with chocolate sauce centre and vanilla ice cream to balanced the richness, what I love the most is the overall flavour was balanced and not too sweet.

We honestly, really in love with Bistro Thierry. All the food was amazing, one of the finest French restaurant in Melbourne and I would love to come back again and again without getting bored of their flavours. The French waiters were pretty serious through out the dinner but they were very attentive and knowledgeable. Bistro Thierry puts a big smile on my face and till now I still want to come back for more.

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Bistro Thierry
511 Malvern Rd
Toorak, VIC 3142
Monday-Sunday: 12pm-4pm & 6pm-10pm