Bastille Day in Sydney

Food Guide, Play, Sydney / 9 July 2014

Bastille Day also known as National French Day is on July 14th but in Sydney we’re celebrating all week long. Check out our guide to Bastille Day celebrations in Sydney below.

Bishop Sessa, Surry Hills

Bishop Sessa will be hosting a special Bastille Day dinner the French would be proud of on Monday July 14th. $80 dollars will get you five courses of replicated classic French dishes with a modern twist or two, complete with matching French wines. Bookings are essential  02 8065 7223.

The Argyle, The Rocks 

Celebrating the national French day in true style, The Argyle will host an early celebration on Saturday July 12th. In previous years they have put on a night to remember with cheese, saucisson and crêpes, Ricard and Lillet pop-up bars as well as live jazz, cancan shows and loads more French fun! You can purchase tickets at

Slide, Darlinghurst

The cabaret girls have come out to play at Slide on Oxford St.  On Sunday July 13th, they will be delivering a ‘Paris by night’ soiree with French themed liquid happiness over the bar. You will get to see Risque Revue, one of Sydney best cabaret shows complete with erotic shadow projections and sexy aerial routines. Tickets cost $20, call 02 8915 1899.

Ananas Bar and Restaurant, The Rocks

Ananas will be hosting a week-long feast, starting on Sunday July 13th at 11am with a Champagne au brunch. Think speck, truffled eggs, house made charcuterie, cheeses, bagels and caramel eclaires! As the week continues, they will have ‘le picnic baskets’, ‘cocktails a la mode’ and ‘les desserts decadents.’  As the week comes to an end ‘au revoir oysters and Champagne’ on Friday July 18th. Bookings essential 02 9259 5668.

La Brasserie, Darlinghurst

Sunday the 13th July La Brasserie invite you to their Grand Gala evening with opera singer Brad Cooper. He will be performing while guests feast on a set menu. Brad is a tenor who has previously worked at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris and currently works with the Sydney Opera House. $75 for set menu. Bookings essential so call 9358 1222.

Bleu Blanc Rouge Festival, Customs House, CBD

Prepare to immerse yourself in Paris for three days and enjoy Sydney’s French winter festival! Bleu Blanc Rouge Festival will take place over the weekend, kicking off Friday 11th until Sunday July 13th. For three days on the Customs House Square, in the heart of Sydney CBD,  you can enjoy free live music, delicious French food , cooking master classes, wine tasting as well as French cabaret and fashion shows.