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Wellington and the Wairarapa Restaurants

The French Bistro

  • 3 Kitchener St. Map It
  • Martinborough
  • French

Updated 02/18/2014

Fodor's Review

Like the black-and-white photos of Parisian models that adorn the walls of this award-winning bistro, the regional cuisine is done with style. Settle into the modern chrome-and-black room for chef–owner Wendy Campbell's similarly contemporary creations. Critics from as far flung as New York heap praise on the food, which includes delectable morsels like roasted duck breast in flaky pastry with duck liver parfait and crepes suzette coupled with French vanilla ice cream.

There is an excellent selection of local wines provided by Wendy's husband, Jim, an exceptionally talented sommelier.

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Restaurant Information


3 Kitchener St., Martinborough, 5741, New Zealand

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Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed Sun.–Tues. No lunch
  • Reservations essential

Updated 02/18/2014


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