The newly opened La Belle Vie Bistro & Bar has kept its French flavours set by its predecessor, Lutece, after its doors opened in July to worldly cuisine enthusiasts.

Located in one of Brisbane’s leafy suburbs – Bardon the beautiful glass-cased restaurant is of elegant and sophisticated design and place to dine. Accommodating up to 180 guests for stand-up events and seating 80 for formal dinners, La Belle Vie Bistro & Bar offers a pleasant and chic dining experience in Brisbane.

The new contemporary restaurant embraces the lush surrounds and boasts sweeping views of Mt Coot-Tha and beyond. The family-owned restaurant and staff team are well versed in French Gastronomy, giving guests a cultured experience by very well replicating and representing a French dining feel and cuisine. Head Chef Samuel Perrin, formally trained by Alain Ducasse executes classic dishes with innovative flavours and exquisite tastes.

“The recipe? Passion, quality ingredients and experience,” said Simon Lambert, the Maître D of La Belle Vie Bistro & Bar. Dishes such as traditional French plates of escargots and magret de canard are featured on the menu as well as contemporary flavours including grilled gambas with saffron risotto. The favourite signature crab lasagne dish is also on the menu curated by the now previous and talented Chef Romain from Lutece.

Along with some new editions, the drinks list has also been altered to suit every guest’s palate with exciting cocktails, craft beers, top-shelf spirits and an inspired wine list available. La Belle Vie is open for both lunch and dinner from Tuesday to Saturday and also differing times for exclusive reservations. Located at 60 Macgregor Terrace, Bardon with bookings found on the online website.

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