Auckland Restaurants

The French Café

  • 210B Symonds St. Map It
  • City Center
  • European
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

It's not really a café, and it's not strictly French—that aside, it is simply one of Auckland's best and most consistent restaurants. Simon Wright is an informed chef who creates inspired dishes based on the freshest available ingredients. The menu changes to suit the season, but when it's available you can't go wrong with lamb, however it's cooked, or roast duck. There is also an excellent degustation menu. The service is among the best in Auckland—efficient, friendly without attitude. The wine list is comprehensive and includes hard-to-find vintages.

Restaurant Information


210B Symonds St., near Kyber Pass Rd., Eden Terrace, Auckland, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand

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Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed Sun. and Mon. Closed the first two weeks in July.

Published 07/22/2015


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