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) #13 of 26 Restaurants in Arrowtown ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ French, Cafe, European
25 Ramshaw Lane, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
+64 3-409 8946
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“crepes” (117 reviews)
“croissants” (36 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 15:30All hours
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
25 Ramshaw Lane, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Had a lovely light lunch at Bonjour finished with crepes that were to die for! Charcuterie board was wonderfully fresh and the croque monsieur beautifully done. A wonderful spot to stop for light lunch after a morning of cycling the trails.

Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 18 April 2017

It was a nice to finally find a place in New Zealand with multi-languages in one place. They wear uniform t-shirt that reads "I'm French" or "I'm not French" but seems like they are all from an European country and speak many languages. Although I...More

Thank CyclingTheWorld
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We were their first customers for breakfast but the service was very slow. The drinks were nice but 15 minutes for a drink when you are the only ones there isn't a good start. The food arrive and it was ok. A very nice omelet...More

Thank Kiwiboy456
lafleurArrowtown, Owner at Bonjour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Thank you for your review. I remember your visit, and i feel sorry that you felt not looking after. The reason for this was that you came 15 min. before our opening (we open at 8.30am) and our " mis en place" for the day...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Attempt to call in for late lunch today. Restaurant with very few people inside or in the outdoors section. First waitress said I could sit anywhere. I chose small 4 seat table outside. Second woman with French accent approached and rudely ordered me to shift...More

Thank hawksmoor2015
lafleurArrowtown, Owner at Bonjour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2017

Thank you for your review. My answer to this comment is very simple, this impression of person is based on reciprocity. You even didn't answer my greeting, don't accuse other people to be rude, being yourself bad tempered. Asking our customer to wait till be...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant quite a few times. It used to be a favourite with locals - it was French, it was different. During the last few visits we noticed that the atmosphere has changed a lot. The owner seems to be stressed and...More

Thank woodslaager
lafleurArrowtown, Owner at Bonjour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thank you for your review, i remember your visit vividly. I have to apologies for the irritated atmosphere you felt during your last visits, which I am absolutely aware of. But I do not want to go into details regarding my current staff situation.......Referring to...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed having breakfast here. They bake their pastries fresh every day. The food is very quality and they have large serves too. I had the omelette which was very good. The combo breakfasts come with a basket with pastries and hot drink and are...More

Thank Agathon S
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Poor quality , we didn't enjoyed our lunch at all the salad was not fresh and also tiny stones came in the salad and chicken. We didn't finish our food as the stone came twice and the staff didn't do anything about it when we...More

Thank poonam s
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Food was top notch; the Parisienne (close to the name...) was memorable enough that I'm writing this review days later and our dessert crepe and cappuccino were both fantastic as well. Only giving four stars for the somewhat uncomfortable chairs and the long wait. (Manager...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We went here for coffees and brunch. The staff were really helpful and friendly with many of them speaking French as well as English. We loved the t-shirts the staff wore which said clearly on the back whether that staff member spoke French or not!...More

Thank DLGJ
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This cafe is located in the street behind the Main Street in Arrowtown , riverside. It is unpretentious with friendly staff and amongst other things offers yummy pastries, crepes and coffee .

Thank bereniceair
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 22
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Ramshaw Lane, Arrowtown 9302, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Arrowtown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-409 8946
  • E-mail
Have a French Breakfast and try the fresh and simples dishes of France's everyday cuisine in a relaxed environment for Lunch. You have to try our original French Cheese Fondue. Enjoy our fresh Crepes made in front of you. Visit our "Epicerie" with fresh baked Baguette, Croissants, Pain au Chocolat and other pastries. Have a look in our retail shop and try our French Cheeses and other French specialties. Enjoy the French way of life!! Opening hours: Open 7 days a week from 8.30am for Breakfast & Lunch till late afternoon. Early start at 8am on Saturdays & Sundays. PUBLIC HOLIDAYS OPEN Groups and functions welcome
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