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“Beautiful food”
Review of The French Fig

The French Fig
Ranked #1 of 2 Coffee & Tea in Whitianga
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed July 14, 2014

This place is part cafe and part French gift shop. I noticed that the majority of patrons in the morning were men, which meant the food has got be good for them to be eating in a place like this. It wasn't just good...it was great.

4  Thank KukiniSteve
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Reviewed July 11, 2014

We stopped at the tourist office and asked where we could go for a quick nibble. They recommended the French Fig. The decor is charming and warm. We approached the counter and saw some delicious looking goodies. The lady behind the counter was helpful and charming. We ordered a bowl of chowder, which was generous and very tasty. We also ordered a kumara stuffed with feta and bacon. It came with a side of salad. Both were amazing! For dessert, we tried the chocolate raspberry brownie, which was decadent. Just the right mixture of rich chocolate and tangy raspberry.

A great spot for lunch, dessert or a snack.

2  Thank SRQC
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Reviewed June 6, 2014

Enjoyed my last breakfast here. Great service. Really enjoyed the house muesli and poached fruit. The driver appreciated his bacon & eggs also. Pity we hadn't 't come here earlier in our stay. I would have enjoyed sampling some of the fresh baking I could smell.
Definitely visit here again on our next visit to Whitianga

2  Thank SorrelliAuckland
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Reviewed June 4, 2014

Fabulous coffee, absolutely yummy food... You won't be disappointed in this cafe! Good service. Carrot cake best ever!

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2  Thank Marg47
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Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

We recently visited family and stopped in here for lunch and also picked up coffees a few times. Lunch was superb and all 4 lunches were much enjoyed. The steak sandwich was a particular stand out. Love the little gifts which make waiting for your takeaway coffee more fun

2  Thank bridgid20
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