When it comes to fine dining, French cuisine often provides the perfect back drop. For a bit of je ne sais quoi try these top French Restaurants. Ooh la-la!
The French Cafe
The French Cafe is a top class favourite for an intimate dinner for two. Get set for an exceptional evening with beautiful food and outstanding service. Please note: not open for business on Sunday or Monday.
Visit the lovely restaurant St Tropez in Parnell who offer up-market authentic French fare. You can take along your own bottle of wine, but keep in mind that corkage is a little pricey – especially BYO Champagne.
WineHot is a Gallic wine bar and restaurant in New North Rd Kingsland. There’s a fantastic wine list as well as a small selection of beautiful french food on the menu. Great for romantic encounters or a quiet catchup with friends. Please note: not open for business on Sunday or Monday.
Pastis brings Paris to the heart of Auckland with a Parisian style bar and brasserie. Genuine French food, and French wine, and there is even live piano accordion players every Friday night. You can’t get more French than that! Please note: not open for business Sundays.
Antoine’s Restaurant offer outstanding New Zealand cuisine with French undertones, in a fine dining and romantic setting. There is also an extensive cellar with a good range of French wine available. Please note: not open for business on Sundays.
La Cigale French Bistro
Metro’s ‘Best Value for Money’ Restaurant, La Cigale in Parnell offers casual dining with a hint of French sophistication. Weekly changes to the menu means there’s always something different to try and there’s a lovely quaint atmosphere. Please note: only open Wednesday-Friday.