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Enjoy French, European, Fine Dining, Vegetarian options, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Dairy Free Options, Halal, Restaurant, Private Dining, Indoor & Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair accessible, Table service, $$$$, Special Occasion and Date night cuisine at The French Café in Eden Terrace, Auckland
The French Café
The French Café
The French Café
The French Café
The French Café
The French Café
The French Café
The French Café


French, European, Fine Dining
How to Find Us
Sample Menu


210 Symonds Street, Eden Terrace
Auckland 1010


64 937 71911

Open hours:

Mon-Wed: Closed Thu-Sat: 6pm - 11pm Sun: Closed

Nestled in the heart of Auckland City Centre, The French Café stands as a cherished independent establishment with a storied legacy spanning four owners and four decades.

Under the stewardship of Sid and Chand Sahrawat, the intimate restaurant offers a captivating fusion of refinement and comfort. It showcases contemporary New Zealand cuisine with flair, notably through the signature tasting menu.

Step into the inviting space and be greeted by an expansive open-plan kitchen and dining area. Glass doors reveal enchanting vistas of a serene courtyard reminiscent of a charming French quarter. Enhanced by a crackling fireplace and fragrant herb garden, the ambience sets the scene for a truly unforgettable dining experience.

Guiding the culinary journey, owner and executive chef Sid Sahrawat, in tandem with head chef Tommy Hope, leads their dedicated team in crafting inventive culinary masterpieces. Supported by a committed cadre of hospitality professionals, spearheaded by Alex Shchepetkin, French Cafe is committed to delivering nothing short of excellence in service and cuisine with every visit.

Immerse yourself in the gastronomic delights and genuine hospitality that define The French Café. Expect an evening of exquisite flavours, impeccable service, and cherished memories. Elevate your experience with our meticulously curated wine pairings, featuring some of the world's most iconic selections, harmonizing perfectly with each course.

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