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Au P'tit Cafe

$$ - $$$French, European,
8 Av des Freres Carcopino, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
+687 28.21.89
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8 Av des Freres Carcopino, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
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Reviewed August 19, 2017

We called an make a reservation which was easy to do in a French Speaking country. You do need to book as it fills up very fast. Very popular. There are not a lot of choices 4/5, but that seems the normal in New Caledonia....More

Thank JoRhys
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

This small and unpretentious restaurant is a real gem. Eating out in Noumea is not cheap, so it was wonderful to find somewhere that was worth every penny. I understand earlier comments about yoo many flavours, but my partner and i found it a real...More

1  Thank Mike H
Reviewed July 18, 2017

I was disappointed with the duck I had because it was too rare for me. I ended up sending it back twice until they got it how I like it. I had the foie gras entree and the apple tart for dessert and they were...More

Thank Aussie3737
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

A French restaurant offering small selection of excellent cuisine. Both dishes ordered were beautifully presented and a pleasure to eat. Their house special dessert cheese cake was the best I have eaten. It just melted in your mouth. Well worth a visit but make sure...More

Thank Alison F
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, great staff, great wine recommendation. The food was very fresh and tasty but I found it a bit too different. My meal had a lot of different flavours in soup base bowl. Maybe a little too many different flavours. Also I would have...More

Thank SophieGoldCoast
Reviewed July 2, 2017

A very nice, unpretentious place with interesting meals offered. This was our first Noumea dinner during a 5 day stay, and met our expectations. It seemed full of locals meeting up with friends or couples having a night out. The food combinations were a bit...More

Thank Johan H
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this restaurant. The menu changes regularly but I imagine it would all be amazing. Everything was very fresh and delicious, with very generous portion sizes. The service was excellent, as were are English speakers but had no problems, even though the menu was...More

1  Thank TashCushla
Reviewed June 24, 2017

This is a small restaurant set away from the city centre and beach resorts (but quite accessible by taxi). The menu is deliberately limited and changes frequently to feature locally available produce. We were greeted warmly and the service was very good.Definitely worth a visit...More

Thank wcraft
Reviewed May 19, 2017

We were so looking forward to Dinner here. We all chose the tuna and prawns with chickpea salad. The amount of tuna and prawns was ridiculously small and there was little taste. Chickpea salad was very good but we really didn't expect an almost vegetarian...More

1  Thank Glenys A
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

No wonder this restaurant is ranked number one in Noumea. Interesting compositions are presented in a relaxed but classy dining area. Menu is small and changes weekly in keeping with the owners' wish to provide "sustainable" food. Wine choices were excellent. House wine terrific. Prices...More

2  Thank brendan d
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February 13, 2017|
Response from mealadvisor | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if the restaurant keeps an eye out for questions on this website. You might be better off calling them (or if you've booked a hotel in Nouméa, you could email them and ask them to phone). My guess is it's... More
Cynthia M
December 6, 2016|
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Response from Philippa M | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend booking ahead. Au Petit is super popular.
October 2, 2016|
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Response from Yannick J | Property representative |
Hello , Sorry but the restaurant is closed every saturday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, European, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Av des Freres Carcopino, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Caledonia  >  Grand Terre  >  Noumea
  • Phone Number: +687 28.21.89
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The Restaurant Au P'tit Cafe , located in Noumea, New Caledonia , is pleased to introduce you to the Caledonian Cuisine and Gastronomy . Our facility is open from Tuesday to Friday from 11:30 to 13:30 and from 19h to 21:30 . Au p'tit cafe, you can eat every week a selection of four dishes , made ​​with the utmost care by our Chef David Cano and his team. The principle is to combine the Caledonians products, so they can tell you all their flavors , using cooking techniques from Around the World . All , respecting the environment, because all our products are used in season. Each week is a new challenge for us to be on top of your expectations , and you are always surprised by our kitchen.
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