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The French Cafe - CLOSED

101 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-378 9664
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
11 Nov 2015
3 Nov 2015
“Great coffee & steak sammie!”
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Cafe, European, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
101 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

I've only eaten an almond croissant here (many times given I have a bit of a fetish for them!) but the coffee is good and the setting is quaint, lots of unique French touches and different from the other cafes in Taupo which is refreshing...More

2  Thank DenMarkNz
Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

Had breakfast here and it was so marvelous we went back for afternoon coffee & cake. Great coffee, great food, great service, great price...You can't go wrong. And the outdoor eating area with play area for the children is great too. Well done to the...More

1  Thank 229PaulineW
Reviewed 22 March 2014

Recommended by the owner at out Motel, delighted we took her advice. Authentic French establishment that must be a huge plus for the town. We had brunch that involved a couple of crepes, a french breakfast and coffee. All excellent, and served with a smile....More

1  Thank middleageoe
Reviewed 15 March 2014

We couldn't get in for dinner so went for lunch the next day. Great food and service and cakes to die for.

1  Thank Mrtynz
Reviewed 15 March 2014

Great Food, Service very good, Excellent Parking facilities, Children,s Playground. Walking distance from Town Centre. Building Old, & a shortage of Seating inside. The only French Café in Taupo.

1  Thank Johnsand2014
Reviewed 25 February 2014

Very charming ambiance, rapid service, and generous portions. And, they have very good lattes. A native French speaker from Bordeaux took our order, so there is more 'French' here than just its name.

1  Thank MHSanFrancisco
Reviewed 8 February 2014

From the welcoming entrance and the French accents to the great coffee to the fabulous food this is an absolute must if you are in the Taupo area. The menu changes regularly with occasions or seasons and is always delicious.

2  Thank magea
Reviewed 20 January 2014

lovely to hear french spoken between staff and with customers + great coffee + delicious french food + caters for animals (water bowl for pet dogs and bread bin for the birds + playground ideal for children of all ages on the lawn + inside...More

1  Thank audreyjlarsen
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Tucked a little off the beaten track, in Taupo, we found this delightful cafe. The food presentation was excellent, the service superb and the tastiness of the food lived up to expectations. There are tables both inside and out; an extra bonus for families is...More

Thank ClassiqueOne
Reviewed 28 November 2013

France is a great country and the food here is reminiscent of that. When I want a reminiscence tasting I visit the boulangerie. Unfortunately it is not quite able to duplicate the original cultural reality apart from the lovely French-speaking staff

1  Thank HarryTaupo
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$4 - US$21
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Heuheu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-378 9664
  • E-mail
Open 7 days from 8 a.M to 4 p.M, and open for dinner on fridays and saturdays evenings ( different menu ). Bookings required for dinners.
Home made French cakes every day.
Parking facilities, children playground, petanque area.
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