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French Rendez-vous

2 a Manurere Avenue | Killarney Park, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
+64 9-487 0009
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“crepes” (16 reviews)
“onion soup” (2 reviews)
French, European, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 a Manurere Avenue | Killarney Park, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Holy Moly, what a night. Dinner by Lake Pupuke at French Rendezvous was exceptional! AND exceptionally well priced! The veal with foie gras and butternut puree for $25 was off the charts. Chorizo gnocchi savoured by my French husband as you can see. Galettes and...More

Thank smayjay
ClaireR3058, Owner at French Rendez-vous, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago


Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there for lunch and I also booked a table one night for 2pers. The atmosphere next to the lake is so peaceful, Staff are all really friendly, I like their french bakery and the coffee is great (I can hardly find a place...More

1  Thank Kevin-LP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went with a group of friends. My husband and I ordered the sharing plates. We were quite disappointed with the portion size- it wasn’t enough for 1 person. The cafe is ina beautiful location, staff are friendly.

Thank Therandomone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was quick and attentive despite being a fairly busy Sunday lunch time. Crepes were great, onion soup got a mixed review. A little pricey but good atmosphere and great location.

Thank Warren P
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A fortunate find. Very good Cafe with good foods and coffee. I tried a handmade beef pie which was good although served on a wooden platter which didn't contain the fairly liquid contents of the pie. Down on the lake front in pleasant surroundings, Recommended.

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

A lovely restaurant to have a wine and snack/meal and relax before catching a show! Watching the sun set, kayakers and bird life all lent intself to the cozy of the restaurant itself. We were pleased with the Pinot we selected and had some fun...More

1  Thank RonelleC7
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful, beautiful, place! I wish we lived nearby so I could go there every day to sip a cup of tea and watch the lovely scenery of the water and all the activities of the vast numbers of sea birds, ducks and geese....More

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ClaireR3058, Owner at French Rendez-vous, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank you so much for the review

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed the food, it was beyond expectations. However the Resturant was very cold with no heating. I ate with my coat and scarf On. I would like to go back but not until the heating is addressed. It is mid-winter!More

Thank Nicki A
Claire R, Owner at French Rendez-vous, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thanks for your feedback, as the restaurant is an historical heritage old building it s hard to heat the place permanently , however please next time ask for the gas portable heater as we have one but only put on if customer ask and we...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018

We love that place! An amazing environnement by a beautiful lake and a great place for having a nice and yummy lunch! I also like going for coffee, their are the best! And last night we had a fantastic degustation menu for Bastille Day. It...More

Thank LoloSoane
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

A tasteful and nice presented meal was enjoyed in the glorious sun in a serene setting. The waitresses were very pleasant and attentive.

Thank Andylynn2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$45
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 a Manurere Avenue | Killarney Park, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  North Shore  >  Takapuna
  • Phone Number: +64 9-487 0009
  • E-mail
Traditional French restaurant in the north shore and best spot in Takapuna Ideal for meetings, family gathering or friends coffee chat, Breakfast, brunch , lunch. Dinner on booking(24h prior)
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