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L'Assiette du Cagou

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15 Rue Auguste Brun | Quartier Latin, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
+687 78.45.01
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Brisbane, Australia
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53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

I booked a table for lunch at the restaurant next door but, because I'm dumb and blind, we had lunch here. My wife had the shrimp, which she enjoyed, and I had the mixed grill, which was pretty awful. The meat was badly overcooked and the sauces were like paste. The service was okay but nothing more. I arrived by... More 

Thank MPS_VP
Geelong, Australia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I got recommended this place by our hotel. It definitely lived up to its reputation. It's a mix of french and new Caledonian style food. It was a nice night out.

1 Thank Rachel F
Auckland, New Zealand
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101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

The food is served very simply, but is super tasty. All meals come with rice, veges, salad and coconut condiment.

Thank mlv412
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Went there for lunch. As other reviews have stated there is a standard accompaniment of a Taro type purple salad, sautéed vegetables, coconut rice and a green salad with tomato. My wife ordered a mixed grill which was truly excellent. There were 2 tasty sausages, a 2 pieces of grilled steak. The steak was so tender that it cut like... More 

Thank Richard E
Hong Kong, China
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691 reviews
411 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I visited this highly rated restaurant with great anticipation. Unfortunately I was disappointed.... It was a weekday and it was very full so service was almost non exsistance ( understandable especially I do not speak French ). Anyway, the manager gave me recommendation and it was tasty local food. However, I have experienced symptoms of typical MSG food: very thirsty... More 

1 Thank Ianfung
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104 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

We booked a table for lunch knowing this is a popular but small restaurant. I had the prawn and scallop main. It was accompanied by rice, a garden salad, a spicy salad and what I thought was probably sweet potato or a purple yam. A good mix of tasty French and Kanak flavours. Plenty ofdrink options available- I had a... More 

Thank Ragdad
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Excellent meal. Need to book as very popular. Best meal we had in noumea. Staff very friendly and happy to assist with our attempts at French. French wine available and Melanesian inspired food.

1 Thank Nomes_from_crowie
Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

My friend and I were attending a conference in New Caledonia, and most of the dining we could find in the city are French cuisine. With the help of a local friend, she recommended this beautiful local restaurant to us. The restaurant resided within the Latin Quarter, a nicer part of the town. As usual in Noumea, dinner only start... More 

Thank RickyMorchun
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Fantastic food - best we had In NC. We were lucky - just showed up at 6 had drinks outside till opened at 7.30. By 7.15 crowd of locals queuing up. We had seafood platter - sounds a cliché but was very unusual, large, exotic delicious. We discovered this place last night NC had we discovered it earlier would have... More 

1 Thank Jenni W
Melbourne, Australia
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130 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Make sure you book ahead, as the restaurant is quite small. Menu on the blackboard is all in French, so be prepared to get the good old Google Translate out! Staff have very limited English, but having a basic grip on French helps. Service was great, staff were lovely. Food was fantastic! Will certainly be back when we return to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Rue Auguste Brun | Quartier Latin, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Caledonia  >  Grand Terre  >  Noumea
  • Phone Number: +687 78.45.01
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?