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Bordeaux Bakery and Brasserie

220 Thorndon Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-499 8334
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (7 reviews)
“side salad” (3 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
220 Thorndon Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this cafe for its continuously great service and food selection. The pastry selection is extensive and the Milliefeullie is delicious. Coffee as always is flavourful and the range of tea is good. Great counter food selection available and also a nice range of...More

Thank Aratag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is excellent however the service can vary depending on how busy they are. It took two reminders to the wait staff before my pie with salad was eventually brought to me, after a 25 minute wait. My friend ordered the soup which...More

Thank woods60
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic crepes, especially the savoury ones with mushroom, ham & cheese! We watch Autumn the smiley happy waitress make them in front of us, very insightful. The corn fritter were also very delicious and full we were ready to shop. Perfect breakfast to start the...More

Thank D P
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Just been served ice cold burger and fries... shame as I had heard such good things. Perhaps chef can ensure food is taken to table within a few moments of it been ready. I suspect as understaffed my burger had sat and fees had also...More

1  Thank Hamish C
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome little cafe with amazing French counter food and a full menu. Frequently busy so don't be in a rush.

Thank Atomic T
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Came for breakfast and was overwhelmed by all the food on offer. being early all the cabinets and shelves were stocked full of sweet and savoury. I ordered the french toast from the menu which was really delicious. They have a crepe station which i...More

Thank Racheenz
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I lived in France and I know how a French bakery has to look like and this was not at all French. No French authentic ambiance, this bakery is like all the other bakeries in New Zealand, except they have more French choice. But the...More

Thank tundiis
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Had a Steak and Kidney pie - looked nice but was disappointing (filling underwhelming). More selection in desserts, and not too bad. Somewhat pricey for what it is

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Well the coffee was pretty good but that'd be it. We had a apricot pastry tart & tiramisu. The tart was bland and plastic tasting & the tiramisu tasted so fake and artificial we had a mouthful each & no more. Horrid. There were no...More

Thank KMBH01
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We don't often have time to stop here but when we do it does not disappoint. The coffee is good and the cakes are out of this world. Not enough meat in their pies though.

Thank Margriet719
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 Thorndon Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 8334
  • E-mail