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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
French, Cafe, European
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Best Little Cafe on the North Shore - Authentic French Food, Style and Service. Indoor/Outdoor Seating - Ideal spot for a casual lunch.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TyphoonTyson
Reviewed 6 May 2018

This French cafe/patisserie is a great little spot for lunch with a selection of sandwiches/baguettes, pastries or cooked menu items to choose from. We tried a couple of the baguettes and some Madeleines and they were delicious. The coffee was pretty good too!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank SuzieLee71
Reviewed 8 March 2018

I must say, during my stay Iin New Zealand I came here at least 4 times. It has almost daily the same customers and it has friendly and pretty staff, to me it looks like a family run business. I once asked for a dry...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Erika L
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

What can one say about their favorite local? That I bring everyone here on their first day to give them a sense of our local culture? That they beg to go again immediately? The French café, aka Châteaubriant, exudes an ambience of French countryside, serving...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Loannetter
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Chateaubriant is an absolute delight. There is deli-styled fare, or you can have a cooked brunch or breakfast. The pastries are delicious and there are some wonderful cheeses to feast on. For those visiting by ferry, the cafe is a 20 minute stroll from the...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank SchalkNZ
Reviewed 30 October 2017

There are outdoor tables, if you don't want to share two long tables indoors, and this place gets packed, so go early. Very popular, food's excellent here, as well as breads, juices and other stuff. They don't do iced coffee, so don't ask.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank 1111troyb
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I love going to Chateaubriant it's like travelling to Paris as you walk through the door great service and some amazing French delicacy's hey the coffee pretty good too. My favourite has to be a Pana Chocolate and a strong Long Black dunking of course.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank bungy69
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This place does great coffee and amazing French food! Is a must if you're in the area! If you're looking for a roast chicken go in early and order for dinner pick up - so tasty

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank georgiar251
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this Cafe whilst looking for somewhere to have lunch. The sandwiches were delicious. Made from freshly baked baguette with fresh salad and great ingredients. A little piece of France in Auckland. We will be back.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Any day but Monday you may find me here; slurping a flat white and perusing the NZHerald while gabbing to neighbours. The staff are actually French and so are the wonderful pastries and filled baguettes. Remember to say Merci!

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank Loannetter
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