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“Fantastic find just a few minutes drive from the city”
Review of The Factory French Bistro & Bar - CLOSED

The Factory French Bistro & Bar
Price range: $12 - $20
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Introducing our French Chef from Bretagne France, Jean Vincent Corvest.French Bistro with authentic french flavors at very reasonable prices.
Reviewed July 11, 2012

Fantastic variety of food, fun surroundings, and great desserts

Thank FraSta1970
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Reviewed June 22, 2012

Pleasant meals in a fun setting. Very obliging staff.

Thank TCFriends
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Reviewed May 15, 2012

Fantastic food, attentive and friendly service. happy to accomodate various diet options

Thank Denise R
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Reviewed May 5, 2012

We had a delicious meal here on Saturday evening. The food was delicious, the atmosphere was great and service was wonderful too. Meals were reasonably priced. The Hawkes Bay lamb shanks....delicious, however, the meals are big and one shank was definately enough for me.

Thank Tinmac
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Reviewed May 5, 2012

Been there a few times, but not our choice of environment as concrete walls make it very echoey - which could be improved a lot with some wall hangings.
Last meal was friday just gone, and a little surprised they were only half full.

Wine list adequate, but quite high prices for a low cost bistro - 3 times best retail prices, which is higher ratio than we mostly see these days.
Breads n dips good standard. My entre of smoked duck wrap was okay, but somehow unexciting in presentation and not as tasty as expected. Main of seafood pasta okay, unexciting, tomato really overpowered the basil and the seafood. - maybe just my taste preference. Other's mains of mushroom pasta and lanb shank were very nice, and no one had any real food complaints. My desert of death by chocolate wouldn't have killed a mouse.
Waitress was competent and friendly, and very surprisingly was able to correctly break up all 10 guests meals by dish to 4 couples and two individuals without any problem or mistake - well done.
Mains are well prices at $22 to $26 or $27, so for someone wanting a quick meal and drink on way to a show, it is an option.

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Thank MethuselahNz
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