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French Cancan

156 Willis Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
19 Oct 2016
“pretty pink”
13 Mar 2016
“Best almond croissant ”
Restaurant Hours
French, Cafe, European
156 Willis Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

It's a nice looking cafe, and a nice smelling one. staff speaks with french accent (ofc;)) and it all just makes sense. as much as I like it, and I appreciate the design, it is not my favorite cafe in town. My latte came burnt...More

Thank Agata P
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Well known for their pastry, I got a chance to try them when I was working in Wellington. I love their almond croissant as they have a tinge of lovely flowery scent in it. They definitely set my standard for almond croissant high and I...More

Thank Samantha C
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We went there because we had read other reviews but the food was rather mediocre and the pasties nothing special. I can make better brioche, pies and quiche at home. The cappucino was more a watered down latte.

1  Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 17 March 2015

What a find! French Cancan in Willis Street is a real find. Beautiful fresh food, great pastries, good coffee and great service all makes for the perfect lunch. I'll be back.

Thank 247Travel
Reviewed 4 March 2015

If you love a French pastries, this is the place for you. Very authentic. Delicious sweet treats. The coffee is French style so set your expectations if you are a wellington coffee snob. The ice coffee which comes in a cool jar is the best...More

Thank canddnz
Reviewed 10 February 2015

I might of been expecting a bit much after reading the reviews on here.. My biggest disappointment was the lady serving was very brash, in Wellington I have come to expect friendly service and unfortunately I didn't get it. The food was lovely - though...More

1  Thank erinrachel
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Ooh la la..I’m so glad French Cancan has danced from Newtown into Wellington's CBD. On entry you are greeted with “Bonjour Madame” by the owner, in a gorgeous authentic French accent, which is irresistible. Their menu is basic but adequate and it offers a good...More

Thank Nina044
Reviewed 14 December 2014 via mobile

A slice of chocolate mouse cake with hazelnut base and a nice cup of long black coffee with the relaxing surroundings and piano jazz music playing at the background, these just what I need in a sunny morning in wellington. The food s fantastic with...More

Thank Long Z
Reviewed 10 November 2014

An unassuming French bakery/cafe. I had the salmon and leek quiche with salad ($17) on Saturday and the provencale tart ($9) today, followed by a coffee/chocolate layer cake. This is a busy place even though the signage is almost non-existent - a laminated A4 page...More

Thank Mollybirds
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Cute, quaint, cakes to die for. It is a great place meet for a treat. Can't flaut it. Just go and forget the diet :-)

Thank Wendy H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Willis Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
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