We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

French Rendezvous

Pumphouse Theatre | Killarney Street, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-487 0009
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good47%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (10 reviews)
“lemon tart” (2 reviews)
“light lunch” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
French, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pumphouse Theatre | Killarney Street, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (44)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 6 August 2017

This spot is a hidden gem in Takapuna. It is right on the shore of Lake Pupuke and next to the Pumphouse Theatre. I imagine they must get a lot of theatre business. Even on a cloudy day, the view of the lake is charming....More

2  Thank nznorm
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Used to go regularly during lunch for great food and view to relax and chill. Sad that I do not work close to it anymore.

1  Thank Jabawaba
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Took my elderly parents to lunch after they requested French food.access OK as can drive down to disabled parking. Beautiful setting and views of the lake...the ambience finishes here. The cafe had hard plastic and metal cafe chairs difficult for older folk to sit on....More

Thank JenBear2
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great find. Top location, staff and food. Straight into my repeat list. Check on map as could be difficult to find.

1  Thank cageyNewZealand
Reviewed 24 May 2017

#sensationalsweetcrepes Did a pre-pumphouse play light meal. Attentive service and nice wine selection, even though a small menu The sharing platters were very generous and a yum range of eats Finished off with the lemon-cinnamon-caramel crepe - was worried it would be too sweet but...More

2  Thank jacquic374
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Good food, very good location even if it's not next to a passing road but near the lake Pupuke! Magical and peacefull atmosphere, very friendly staff. We recommend!

Thank Jeff et Jim G
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Spent a lovely rainy Auckland evening at this restaurant.....food was delicious.....service attentive.....prices reasonable......in such a beautiful setting!!

1  Thank charliesD9938SS
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We where just passing through and this place pooped up on google, excellent find the staff are good the location is great and the food was really nice, reasonable on the price also

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice place the staff very friendly the food so nice and tasty just one word yummy we are come back definitely thank you so much

Thank guystrw
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This was a lovely simple meal for four in lovely surroundings by Lake Pupuke. It was cold sitting outside in the southerly wind but the food was good and the chocolate fondant, Basque cake and lemon tart were all fantastic.

1  Thank Jackboswell
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Takapuna
Anzac Court Motel
133 reviews
.35 km away
Takapuna International Motor Lodge
20 reviews
.50 km away
The Spencer on Byron Hotel
792 reviews
.69 km away
Emerald Inn
128 reviews
.72 km away
Nearby Restaurants
El Humero
199 reviews
.50 km away
Al Forno
209 reviews
.40 km away
The Elephant Wrestler
127 reviews
.50 km away
House of Chocolate Dessert Cafe & Cakery
42 reviews
.45 km away
Nearby Attractions
Top Tours - Day Tours
8 reviews
.45 km away
Escape Hunt Auckland
28 reviews
.55 km away
Takapuna Markets
81 reviews
.42 km away
Escape Rooms New Zealand
19 reviews
.41 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from French Rendezvous staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pumphouse Theatre | Killarney Street, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  North Shore  >  Takapuna
  • Phone Number: +64 9-487 0009
Situated beside Lake Pupuke in Takapuna
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing