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dined on Tue, 1 Oct 2019

5 rating above is because 1.tables too small, 2. menu hard to read (beige print, low lighting)

dined on Fri, 30 Aug 2019

Great food.. slightly underwhelming service tonight
Krystel Chevallier

dined on Tue, 13 Aug 2019

Great food. I'm French and Buvette has created a menu that's both delicious and fun, yet not pretentious. Having some of the French staple items on the menu really helped, and their vegetarian options are also amazing. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly, the food is excellent, service is great which makes it all definitely worth the money.

dined on Tue, 16 Jul 2019

What can I say?...Absolutely Gorgeous! Tasty food, high quality service, elegant location and nice staff. I really enjoyed my lunch...highly recommended!

dined on Fri, 12 Jul 2019

Food was great, we had the oysters and charcuterie (for 1) to share between us, and the salmon and the duck as mains, both delicious. Service is slow, maybe just on the night, although we overheard another table complaining to staff about the same, was 40 minutes before we even saw out entree but the food went some way to make up for that.

dined on Tue, 9 Jul 2019

They forgot to serve the side dish and dessert took forever to the point I had to check if it was forgotten. Overall the quality was good. Not a fan of asparagus being served up with the white bit on the base. The duck breast serving was way too small (actual meat equivalent to less than 2 fish finger sizing). Dessert was definitely the highlight as it consistently is. Top quality flavour combinations and very well done.

dined on Wed, 3 Jul 2019

Pricey but classy, with generous serves of food. My Fork rewards discount was a big help.
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Buvette Brunch

Set in the Parisian chic Buvette Bistro & Wine Bar at the Hotel Realm, Buvette Brunch is a bountiful spread that includes a selection of savouries, charcuterie and cheeses, and a section of decadent desserts. The perfect setting for a celebratory event or casual gathering. $55 per guest including a glass of wine — $20 Bottomless Mimosa’s For all Buvette Brunch reservations, we do require credit card details at the time of booking as the restaurant does have a cancellation policy. This policy states that if you are to cancel your reservation or drop in numbers on the day of your arrival, the restaurant may charge $30 per person as a food wastage fee. Cancellations or adjustments to your reservation made with 24 hours notice of your reservation will not incur a charge. Bookings of 12 guests and over require confirmation of numbers 7 days prior to the booking. Bookings of 20 guests and over will incur a 20% cancellation fee if the whole reservation is cancelled within 7 days of the booking.
25 Feb 2018 - 28 Jun 2020
Sun 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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About Buvette Bistro & Wine Bar

More than a drinking hole Making a statement as much more than ‘a hotel restaurant’ Buvette is making waves on the Canberra dining scene with their beautiful French fare. Using fresh, quality ingredients to deliver seasonal menus showcasing the best of locally sourced produce, the menu spans from shared plates, charcuterie and appetisers to grills, all day dining and decadent desserts. In the sophisticated setting filled with lots of timber, marble, vaulted surfaces and glass, this airy space has a traditional Parisian feel. Raised in Northern France, Executive Chef, Fabien Wagno takes culinary cues from timeless dishes of the classic French bistro. His food is not fussy and flavours are bold. Translating to ‘drinking hole’ in English, Buvette is far more than just a drinking hole - it’s a place of good food, great wine, excellent service and incredible atmosphere.

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