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La Cigale

69 St Georges Bay Rd | Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand
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Ranked #430 of 1,209 Restaurants in Auckland
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

The food is great. Plenty of space. Nice casual atmosphere. Really handy to the City and parking is easy.Really liked the taste and variety of the food. Nothing much not to like.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great food and atmosphere Gorgeous French pastries Great variety of food stalls Staff friendly and helpful and keen to share their knowledge of the food they are selling. Very good coffee Plenty of parking

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Auckland, New Zealand
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

As per the subject heading, guests are asked to reuse their plates, reuse cutlery and one wouldn't expect that linked to the price one pays for the limited choice of meals on offer. Also see review by Nelly Trolley who I don't know but was at the same "Spanish" themed evening as her and her party. On the plus side,... More

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Tauranga
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Attended the Spanish Basque evening last weekend and we were very under awed by the average food served for the price. At $69 a head we received a plate of tapas, some chicken thighs in a thin sauce, some potato wedges and salad leaves and a very dry and boring orange cake. What disappointed most was how little the food... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I can consider it's such a good venue, location and it has nice surroundings. The only thing the whole meal is so overpriced and not great. Great for parties though! Just improve customer service also I reckon.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

An unusual but interesting cafe/bistro offering a limited evening menu that changes most weeks. Simply cooked French dishes at prices a bit below the market average ($30 for mains) served in a capacious area used for the indoor section of the weekly French market. Don't expect haute cuisine but the servings are generous and well flavoured. The wine shop which... More

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Long Beach, California
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111 reviews 111 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Best clams on a grill! If you come toward the close , about 1:30 day you might get lucky to get 10 clams for 7 at $7NZ! The spices are great, scallops are fresh!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

The restaurant is informal and unpretentious but with great character. The menu is ultra simple - choice of two mains, which you preorder when you book your table. Starters and desserts are chosen at the table. The service is polished and friendly. Can be noisy when they have a full house.

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South Wales
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173 reviews 173 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

This really is the French Centre of Auckland. It combines a wonderful shop selling antiques, French food, and even Provencal ceramics. At the rear of the warehouse you will find Wine Direct with their extensive selection of well-priced quality European wines. During the week there’s a large selection of counter food, fresh salads and meals in the bistro section, including... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
169 reviews 169 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Themed on a French market, unfortunately it becomes very crowded on Saturday mornings - you have to queue up and wait 10-15 minutes for a coffee and then it's hard to find somewhere to sit down and enjoy it! Prefer the Parnell market, less crowded and although it has fewer stalls, I don't have to wait 15 minutes for a... More

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