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The French Cafe - CLOSED

101 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 9664
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
11 Nov 2015
3 Nov 2015
“Great coffee & steak sammie!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, European, French, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
101 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 June 2015

I'm visiting Taupo this week and was lucky enough to be introduced to this gem. The food was lovely (goat's cheese salad in case you're curious) and the staff were helpful. Not the most comfortable of furniture, and while water is available for you to...More

Thank Mairead d
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

This is our favourite restaurant in new zealand! It's a pity they don't open for dinner. The coffee is good the menu is great and the food is outstanding! The service is excellent to match and the decor is beautiful

Thank bevanrudge
Reviewed 13 May 2015

It was raining cats and dogs when the hubby and I ducked into the French Cafe recently for morning tea. We'd heard great things about this place, but it was our first visit. The cafe was warm, cozy and the waitress' accent was definitely authentic....More

Thank Celeste_NZ
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Had to think hard whether to give this place 4 or 3 stars. I would rate this place 3.5/5 if i could but I just can't give it 4. This place is something different but for the price you are paying here i would expect...More

Thank wlgNZ320
Reviewed 19 February 2015

It is a lovely looking spot just right in the central business district. You would be enticed with it's outstanding French-looking colourful motif. Yummy pastries, and serves lunch too. The kids can be entertained while you carry on the chat as it has a nice...More

1  Thank Grace A
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Thought I was in Paris with the rude and obnoxious French women who serviced us She ripped us off and didn’t even do it with a smile food was certainly very under whelming and over prised and were the items for sale Be warned fellow...More

3  Thank jsmale2
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Took my son for lunch. He had the mussels & I had the buckwheat crepe. Both were really good. The desserts on offer here are just the best - the choice was hard, but we went for the chocolate torte. Neither of us had tasted...More

Thank Cigar0
Reviewed 4 January 2015

The French cafe has a great atmosphere and the service was top notch. I would recommend the French breakfast and the crepes were divine. A huge selection of good quality deserts too. I would recommend this to anyone staying in Taupo.

Thank 109del01
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

Been here for brunch twice in two days. Love the food and environment, especially love that the menu is different to the 1000 cookie cutter cafés in nz, however, there is an annoying tendency to serve the kids meals quite a lot after the adults,...More

2  Thank dngreen04
Reviewed 21 December 2014

The cafe itself is a little bit of France! I love the French cottage decor. We sat outside on a warm summer day and thoroughly enjoyed the ambience and food. Being very strict vegetarians we are fussy, but we were recommended the vegetarian crepe and...More

Thank Gill T
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  • Address: 101 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 9664
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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.
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