Friday July 14 is a banner day for the French and all the croissant-loving Francophiles living Down Under, here's your guide to the best places to celebrate this special day in Sydney this year

If you need an "official" excuse to indulge in fresh-baked baguette topped with gooey, rich soft French cheese and a glass or five of Frenchified fizz then mark your diaries for this Friday, July 14. Bastille Day, July 14, is France's National Day commemorating a key turning point in the French Revolution way back in 1789 as well as the establishment of the constitutional monarchy a year later in 1790. If you're lucky enough to be in the City of Light expect to enjoy a spectacular twenty-four hours of red, white and blue-hued fanfare including a military parade on the famed Champs Elysées and an awe-inspiring fireworks display around the Eiffel Tower. Stuck in Sydney? We've got you covered with a round up of all the brioche-fuelled fun around our fine town.

Scroll through for Sydney's top places to celebrate Bastille Day 2017:

Red, white and brie: Where to celebrate Bastille Day 2017 in Sydney