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The French Fig

41 Albert Street | Shop 4, Whitianga 3150, New Zealand
+64 21 765 816
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“cakes” (14 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Albert Street | Shop 4, Whitianga 3150, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Popped across to Whitianga via Ferry from Cook's Beach ($6 return) so we could have a wander around. Nice marina area and quite a few shops. Needing some sort of refreshment, we opted for the French Fig as it was quite busy and looked nice....More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A delightful cafe in Whitianga town centre. I almost bypassed this cafe for one on the waterfront but was very pleased I didn't. The cabinet was brimming with delicious food, making choosing difficult as I would have liked to sample it all. The wait staff...More

Thank TFW_Sue
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here for the second time and loved the food the service and coffee. The selection is varied and of great quality. We would highly recommend this cafe in the heart of whitianga

Thank NZtraveller02
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Offering a limited menu with excellent coffee and tasty food. This is a small place in a strip mall that is unassuming. Don't judge by the exterior but come in and enjoy.

Thank georgem107
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Visiting a town as a coeliac for the first time it’s always a guess to choose a cafe that does reliable gluten free - and French Fig looked like the sort of place that would be a good choice. I asked for the “Gluten-Free Corn...More

Thank gosnm
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We had a warm welcome here in this cafe, staff were very accommodating with our questions and the food was tasty.

2  Thank Kiwisaupo
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Our group of 11 stopped in for breakfast on the Sunday after the Whitianga Scallop Festival. The venue was nice and quaint with an atmosphere of busy staff. There was about 6 ish other people upon arrival at around 8:30am. Our crew swelled the numbers...More

1  Thank jade2014900
Reviewed 16 September 2017

the food quality and range is really up there Service on a very busy day was accurate and prompt. the food was delicious the cafe is very warm and comfortable too

1  Thank kiwi572014
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Needed a coffee fix one morning so popped in and was delighted with the service and the quality of the coffee, friendly staff. Highly recommend

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We spent two hours here discussing house plans with a builder. The coffee was great and we finished with two wonderful breakfasts. My wife had a very good omelette with smoked salmon whilst my breakfast of bacon, eggs, sausage, mushrooms and rosti was top quality....More

1  Thank NeilMarshall2267
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Albert Street | Shop 4, Whitianga 3150, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 21 765 816
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