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“C'est Magnifique!!!!”
Review of The French Cafe - CLOSED

The French Cafe
Price range: $4 - $21
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Open 7 days from 8 a.M to 4 p.M, and open for dinner on fridays and saturdays evenings ( different menu ). Bookings required for dinners. Home made French cakes every day. Parking facilities, children playground, petanque area.
Reviewed February 3, 2013

We stumbled across this fab cafe & we are so glad we did.
The food was great, the service very good & we just thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere.
Loved it & we can't recommend it enough.
We aren't in France so let's get over that.
For little Taupo this is a coup!!! Such a welcome change from the usual suspects.

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2  Thank Jetboy21
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

Thank you Trip Advisor for leading us to The French Cafe.... went there for Breakfast... yummy Croissatnt and Pain au Raisin , and good coffee. The cakes all looked delicious- but sadly didnt get to try .. this time! Took some quiches and sausage rolls away and they were delicious. Will definately go back again !!!

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Thank FernsTours
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Great outdoor location, great coffee, great food, but best of all great service. The vista lacked finesse, but this was compensated by the generosity of spirit and authenticity. Thank you

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Thank Emindxb
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Reviewed January 19, 2013 via mobile

Converted house into a lovelorn cafe. Indoor & outdoor seating. Space to sit and enjoy good food and coffee after walking your dog along the lakefront.
Very busy place. Could do with extra person on counter/till at busy times.
Friendly, courteous staff.

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Thank Moya K
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Reviewed January 18, 2013

Lovely sweet little cottage with covered outdoor seating & a playground for the children.
Good menu with a large variety of typical French fare - all made on the premises.
Service was ok, needs tweaking a bit as far as explaining what certain dishes were (however the wait staff were very friendly & nice).
I must add though - I was very surprised to see they did not have pate on the menu!!! This is a French staple!!!

Thank Fusspot-Traveller
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