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Celebrate Bastille Day at Sofitel Hotels Australia

by Aoife O'Riordan

Jul 7, 2022

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You don’t have to be in France to celebrate Bastille Day. Sofitel hotels across Australia dive into French culture and style this year in honor of the special day on July 14. At any of these hotels, guests can indulge in some truly memorable experiences.



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Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

Sofitel Melbourne on Collins will serve a Sofitel Paris-Brest with flair, featuring a choux pastry, hazelnut praline ganache, crunchy nougatine and apricot sorbet. The dessert is available at No. 35 restaurant, and guests can enjoy the dish with That French Cocktail, a drink made with Cointreau, Lillet Blanc, white chocolate syrup and fresh lemon.



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Sofitel Sydney Wentworth

Enjoy a selection of French-inspired culinary delights at Soiree, the property’s restaurant, July 11–17. Dishes include French cheese and charcuterie, lamb ‘façon bourguignon,’ and orange crème brûlee.



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Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach

Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach celebrates by welcoming arriving guests with complimentary Champagne and traditional macaroons on July 14. Guests can also enjoy a Parisian-inspired coffee cart and boulangerie in the lobby. At Room81 Restaurant, dishes served include duck l’orange and beef bourguignon accompanied by French wines.




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Sofitel Adelaide

At Sofitel Adelaide, its signature French-inspired restaurant Garçon Bleu invites guests to experience its elevated four-course menu of French specialties paired with d’Arenberg wines. Special guest Chester Osborn, a fourth-generation winemaker from d’Arenberg, will also make an appearance. After dinner, guests can paint and sip their way through France with the hotel’s Paint au Vin event. In addition to free-flowing French sparkling, guests can indulge in French cheese and charcuterie in this French-themed painting session.



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Sofitel Noosa Pacific Coast

This property whisks guests away to a sophisticated Parisian Bistrot on July 14 with the hotel’s renowned Bastille Day Dinner at Noosa Beach House. The experience features a set menu of French classics, all created by Chef George Francisco. Dishes include foie gras terrine, French onion soup and raspberry souffle.


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