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Review of La Chaumiere

La Chaumiere
Ranked #25 of 251 Restaurants in Noumea
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 6 March 2017

2 Local recommend us to have lunch at LA CHAUMIERE when we walked around

After 3 sea days, we so happy to enjoy such nice lunch.

Their set lunch menu, fresh salad, choice of seafood or beef for main course which at reasonable prices. Wine by glass with a few choices fit us to match different food.

You cannot missed Chef-gourment dessert with assorted small tasting styles.
A perfect way to complete your lunch.

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We enjoyed the food here so much, we returned for a second lunch in our week-long stay at Noumea. Sure it was La Chaumiere in West Melbourne in a past life (22 years ago?). Staff were attentive and kept busy - quite a large restaurant, with different areas, like a casual quick lunch area at the front of the restaurant, and an extension to the next shopfront as well.

Thank Carol W
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Serge L, Propriétaire at La Chaumiere, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Dear customer thank you for your nice comment
We do our utmost to maintain the quality of our cuisine
thank you so much

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

we saw this on trip advisor and decided to try while our ship docked in Noumea
Not a traditional french menu but modern french which we really enjoyed about $110 for 4 people-no alcohol.they do have a 2 course and 3 course offer
Noumea is quite charming when you get away from the port side and walk up and around the streets

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Many restaurants in Noumea seem to think that bistro food is what people want. However, as we wanted to try French style food it was difficult to find until we came here. Working through the menu, each course was delicious. Sauces and ingredients were excellent and varied and the tastes were wonderfully French. Portion sizes were good and the price of the food was reasonable which was surprising considering what some restaurants in Noumea charged for poorer quality food. Congratulations to the Chefs and the waiting team. We enjoyed our meal very much.

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Thank Bryan B
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is a smallish, somewhat unpretentious restaurant on Rue Du Dr Guegan in the Latin Quarter of Nouméa. It's very popular with the local lunch time crowd and with good reason. It serves both light and traditional French food with a South Seas twist. The food is very reasonably priced for Nouméa and the portions are quite generous. The drinks are priced within a moderate range, again for Nouméa - ie they aren't cheap.

It has a limited a la carte menu supplemented by a couple of seasonal choices for Entrees, Mains and Desserts which change weekly. They even have an English language menu for the non-French speaking diners, but the staff's proficiency in English is somewhat limited. The menus comprise some French classics adapted to locally available ingredients. All were very flavoursome and served with a little Gallic flair. The food is the focus as might be expected of a French Restaurant.

To sum up, very good to excellent French food at a reasonable price. As one of our group commented: "you won't leave hungry or disappointed!" It is one of the best meals I've had in Nouméa. Highly recommended but, due to the popularity of the restaurant with the locals, a booking is recommended. It has a Facebook site on which bookings can be made.

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