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Cafe Mirabelle

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31 High Street North, Carterton 5713, New Zealand
+64 6-379 7247
09:00 - 16:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Its not the cheapest but the portions are huge (so its not expensive for what you get) the pies to die for and the best restaurant steak iv had in New Zealand. Not a huge menu but so well done Id happily just go back and back and b..... love this place it is a true gem and must visit... More 

1 Thank Corne F
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Megan who as per my understanding does all the food is amazing!!! The food just melts in ur mouth with awesome spices- never too much and NEVER bland. She's always cheerful and smiling... Olivier (her husband) is a very charming Frenchman who loves to exchange a few word in french! (My french is very limited though) Thank u Megan and... More 

Thank Ximena T
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Mirabelles is where we always meet with friends on our bi monthly (or so) visits to the Wairarapa. Love the French ambience and excellent cabinet food.

Thank lizbG5043WL
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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370 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I called in here whilst travelling between Wellington and Napier. We had a pot of tea and a coffee, which accompanied a really tasty, crisp croissant. The proprietor appears to be French, and the lunch menu looked fantastic with the French influence. There was a limited selection of good French wine. A gem of a find!

Thank Burt_Thatcherher
Wellington, New Zealand
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319 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Cold, wet, deserted main street late on a Saturday afternoon. We were so happy to find Cafe Mirabelle open, warm and inviting, Coffee was superb, hot and strong. Sweet treats galore to make choice from the gleaming cabinet difficult. We decided on one savoury and one sweet. Long, elegant spicy sausage roll and a slice of unbelievably delicious super decadent... More 

Thank Julie M
Wellington, New Zealand
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I have enjoyed going to Mirabelle over the years and tried to book just now for Friday evening, only to be greeted with the news that they no longer open evenings unless you have 15 people. Web site still says open Fri and Sat from 7pm and bookings essential!

Thank jrmtripadv
Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Great little gem in the Carterton, nice cabinet food special beef Bourguignon pie The special written in the board so French way Good coffe and beautiful savory french croissants Definitely the best food in Carterton

Thank yojoa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for coffee and sweet. Was very busy in the cafe (a festival was on in town for Carterton's spring Daffodil Day). Service was warm and friendly and came with a smile dispite how busy they were. I was even offered a refreshment while awaiting my coffee. There was a happy and friendly relaxed feel to the cafe and the... More 

1 Thank Willow F
Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

$18 for two coffees and one savoury pastry is more than you would pay in central Wellington! That said the pastry was very nice, but the coffee was too hot. And the service, well, patronising and bordering on rude when I said I had burnt my mouth on the coffee after a sip. No second cup offered just a dollop... More 

Thank Lucy A
Wellington, New Zealand
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

A typical 1950 decor, music and traditional Frenchman running the shop. The french accent coupled with the instrumental string background music lends to a interesting concoction of viewing the crowds, taste of my large Latte, the bang bang of the single brassiere working overtime, makes a enjoyable midday entertainment. The food does look divine. It might be the French presentation... More 

Thank Grant H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 High Street North, Carterton 5713, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wairarapa  >  Carterton
  • Phone Number: +64 6-379 7247

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?