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The French Fig

41 Albert Street | Shop 4, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 27 279 4401
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
41 Albert Street | Shop 4, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised by the quantity and quality of the breakfast. Very enjoyable and delicious. Great variety and good value. Coffee was very good.

Thank Ivan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cafe is in the middle of the town and has benefited from the town upgrade which is happening now. They have a new extended area to sit outside and it is lovely to sit out there in the sun shine and watch the town...More

Thank tekohiwi
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

The carrot cake is excellent. The service is acceptable; the food looks fresh healthy and delicious. I will go to this place next time when I visit Whitianga.

Thank Iman A
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Coffee is enjoyable. I had a cheese scone which was most flavoursome. My wife had a date scone which was equally enjoyable. Whitianga Main Street is undergoing an upgrade and alfresco tabling is now being provided.

Thank Masseyk
starlightbambam, Owner at The French Fig, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Thank you, I am so glad you enjoyed the scones and coffee.We are excited to at long last have the main road open and introduce the new alfresco dining . I hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

On arrival the girls behind the counter are very friendly. There is a selection of food in the cabinet and a breakfast menu. I had the big breakfast, forgot it’s actual name and it was really good. My super coffee critic of a girl friend...More

Thank DrKiwiNZ
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We found the service good, staff friendly and very pleasant atmosphere. The breakfast and coffee was also decent and certainly no skimping in the portions.

Thank LvdW16
Reviewed 6 March 2018

The food is all prepared on site and the range of cakes and cabinet food is outstanding. A short 'all day' menu of cooked food is also worthwhile. The cafe has an international feel to it in contrast with the other 'chain' cafes in Whitianga.

Thank ks_diprose
starlightbambam, Owner at The French Fig, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

We are glad you enjoyed our cafe and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 11 February 2018

The coffee may be good here, but we did not appreciate the service: hardly a smile and not a friendly word. We did not go back.

3  Thank Alfred V
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We loved going into town early in the morning for an excellent coffee and a nice bite of breakfast. The shop is beautiful and has classy giftware. The bakers are imaginative and delicious pastries appeared on footed cake plates all morning. What's not to love.

Thank Ananda100
starlightbambam, Owner at The French Fig, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Thank you .I am so glad you enjoyed our little cafe. We look forward to seeing you back especially as we now have our new alfresco dining area

Reviewed 23 January 2018

A great little coffee eating place in the main street of Whitianga, often packed due to its location and nice food - only negative as with most places in Whitianga, you cant get a coffee in the afternoon

Thank rob C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Albert Street | Shop 4, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 27 279 4401
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