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The French Fig

41 Albert Street | Shop 4, Whitianga 3150, New Zealand
+64 27 279 4401
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“cakes” (15 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 1 week ago via mobile

Open early at 8am. Good selection of well prepared and presented meals. Helpful friendly service. Great coffee. Also a collection of cards and small gift products available.

Thank Bertn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The reason I’m not giving The French Fig 5 stars even though I really enjoyed their French toast and coffee is the menu! They offer “1/2 size” portions of some of their meals (French toast being one of them) I ordered the full size and...More

Thank imisstheoldterry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whitianga was our first stop in NZ. This place is great. Fresh food, homemade and the staff is very friendly. Highly recommend this place

Thank Tax88
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Went here for brunch. Coffee was great. Eggs Benedict with salmon was decidedly average which was a disappointment since had read good reviews. Presentation was not good and the potato rosti was small and definitely not crispy. Baked food in cabinet looked great so I...More

2  Thank Kara M
Reviewed 13 November 2017

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

1  Thank Jane W
Reviewed 11 November 2017 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

1  Thank TFW_Sue
Reviewed 7 November 2017

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

1  Thank NZtraveller02
Reviewed 7 November 2017 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.

1  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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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 27 279 4401
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