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69 St Georges Bay Rd | Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand
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Ranked #267 of 1,284 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
Queenstown
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

A real surprise, hidden at the back of a weekend market set up along side a parking lot. Authentic french bakery and the almond croissants to die for. The other diners food looked equally delicious. A "must visit" and for the fresh food and produce on offer at the market.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

had the most amazing service at this restaurant by the French Market in Auckland. delicious meals and incredibly friendly staff

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

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
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
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61 reviews 61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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
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88 reviews 88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
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77 reviews 77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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114 reviews 114 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Address: 69 St Georges Bay Rd | Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: French

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