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“Gastronomic delight”
Review of The French Cafe

The French Cafe
Ranked #6 of 2,306 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Auckland, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Gastronomic delight”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

the French Cafe is always spot on for food and atmosphere. I have been there three times in the last two years, it is costly but the food certainly is of extremely high standard and is such a popular place wiht trendy people.

Visited February 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Endlessly brilliant”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

We have been going to the French Cafe for many years and it never, ever disappoints. How Simon and Creghan manage to maintain such superlative standards amazes me. They mst work bloody hard. On our most recent visit, the experience was if anything even better. The rear courtyard has been transformed, with a new 'French Kitchen' building that you can take for special functions. The sculptures and landscaping have made the courtyard view very attractive. And. of course, the food and service were impeccable. Treat yourself, the French is an Auckland must-do.

  • Visited February 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Superb service, food and setting”
Reviewed March 13, 2013

Having been here some years ago and heard that this still 'one of the best' we took our American guests here for dinner. We werent disappointed, they loved it. The service was excellent, formal but still very friendly, the new seating, since last there, which overlooked a courtyard was very restful. The Duck main was especially good. If you want to impress guests with fine dining this is the place.

  • Visited February 2013
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Hastings, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“First class dining”
Reviewed March 13, 2013

We enjoyed a lovely evening at The French Cafe with friends. The food and service were first class. Liked the new outside inner courtyard.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Julie C
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Hastings, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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“The French Cafe - Auckland”
Reviewed March 5, 2013

Superb food and excellent service sums up our experience last Saturday night. From the first moment we entered the restaurant we were made to feel welcome. We always ask for recommendations on the wine and tend to follow them and we were not disappointed. The food presentation and quality was of the highest level and the service and timing of the courses was flawless. As soon as we've saved enough, you will be going again!!

  • Visited March 2013
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