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The French Fig

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41 Albert Street | Shop 4, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 27 279 4401
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (17 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 Albert Street | Shop 4, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

2  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
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 Rob652406
Reviewed 23 January 2018

great menu for breakfast and lunch, good service, interesting French inspired goods for sale, nice pavement seating

Thank Heather J
Reviewed 13 January 2018 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 January 2018 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 29 December 2017 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
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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, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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