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Review of The French Cafe

The French Cafe
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Ranked #6 of 2,358 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, French
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed January 8, 2014

What a fantastic restaurant. I went on a business function for lunch and we were out in the back part of the restaurant in the Kitchen where you can watch your meals being prepared. It was a set menu, but adjustments were made for anyone with allergies etc and the all the food was exceptional. The service could not be faulted, the venue was great with the courtyard available for a social drink before the meal (and during and after if you wanted) and the food and wine a delight - what more could you ask for.

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Thank Vicky J
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Reviewed January 8, 2014

There is much to write about this restaurant, but simply put, It is must.

My wife and I have been there a number of times and we are never disappointed. While a little pricey, the quality and dining experience makes it an excellent investment.

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Thank Max M
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Reviewed January 8, 2014

I had lunch at the French kitchen, a private dining space of the French cafe. They provided a series of superb dishes that were meticulously prepared with fresh ingredients and all beautifully presented. Their service and atmosphere were great too. It is pricy, but totally worth it. It was the best dining experience that I ever had. I will definitely go back.

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Thank jhon008
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Reviewed December 28, 2013

This has to be the best restaurant In Auckland and possibly the best in New Zealand. Took the family for a special Christmas treat. The food combination is the best I have experienced.My starter was a crayfish tail with amazing accompaniments. Three of us had the duck as a main and all thought it was fantastic. With all the little complimetary courses you are given I did not have room for a dessert but did try a small chocolate caramel pot, which was divine. Service way also great.
Must mention the homemade bread rolls with two types of infused butter. Never tasted butter like it before.

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1  Thank Brian M
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Reviewed December 8, 2013

It turns out that my wife and I had dined here 5 years ago and had exceptional dinners, but could not recall the name. We were so pleased to rediscover this place. The food, service, and ambiance of this classically poised restaurant are top-notch and virtually unassailable. A world-class restaurant! We had the prix-fixe menu and the food was original, exciting, and delicious. Just one suggestion to make: For the quail ballotine, the prosciutto-type wrapper was a bit thick so as to impart too much saltiness to each piece. Very professional service. Very good wine list. Dinner was on the pricy side, but this restaurant is a very special place to dine.

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Thank cuisinator007
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