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Address: 12 Winery Road | French Farm Valley, Christchurch, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 3 304-5784
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Description: The French Farm valley offers a stunning natural backdrop, with two...
The French Farm valley offers a stunning natural backdrop, with two meandering streams, a spectacular view of the harbour and hills and an abundance of native trees and birds. Add to this the beautiful, well maintained gardens set on 3.5 acres, the stunning French provincial style restaurant and wines from our area and you have a dream location for all your entertaining requirements.The grounds feature a Kahikitea tree believed to be over 600 years old, which stands to the side of the main restaurant.
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A lovely day

Splendid place to enjoy lunch - quite good wine and pleasant surroundings. Wasy reach from Christchurch. Combine with trip to Akaroa

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2012
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

French Farm have a new chef using local product to make this a special place to dine. The new wait staff were very accommodating to our food preferences and change of table to match the sun. The view for us and our Swedish guest was stunning with harbour, vines and patios to match European top dining venues. The menu catered... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Splendid place to enjoy lunch - quite good wine and pleasant surroundings. Wasy reach from Christchurch. Combine with trip to Akaroa

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

The food is fantastic and the grounds are breathtaking. Must try the wine and cheese of the area. A must see while in Akaroa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

If you are visiting Akaroa by car then its a must you stop at French farm for brunch, lunch or dinner. The food, service, ambience, and setting is outstanding.. A true taste of France

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2009

I went with a group of 6 to French Farm for Sunday lunch and it was horrendous. Prior to arriving we made a reservation with the restaurant. On arrival we were greeted by very confused and inexperienced waiting staff who really appeared to be out of their depth. We were seated at our table (wet day and it was freezing... More 

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