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Poivre & Sel

2 Mill Road | Waikato, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-866 0053
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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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French, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2 Mill Road | Waikato, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

what a hidden gem ! i would travel back to whiti it was the high light of our trip and we came over for the lost spring loved everything about our night with you ! food was incredible !

Thank Olivia B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never dreamed that Whitianga, which struck me as a medium-sized seaside town would produce a French fine-dining place like this one. Managed by husband and wife team who have been in NZ for the last ten years, they moved from France having worked around Europe....More

Thank Elaine Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have dined here at Poivre & Sel many times and have never been disappointed! Their food is the best we have ever eaten! Each plate is an artwork of colour and unbelievable flavour! It just about feels like a crime to dig into these...More

Thank marinaparknz
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

A restaurant run by a lovely family delivering outstanding food and excellent service. So glad we chose Poivre and Sel to dine at last night, a truly quality experience.

Thank dougjbnz
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Have wanted to try this Restaurant for a while and did not disappoint. Lovely ambience, gorgeous decor, very welcoming. Not a big menu but a good variety of dishes to tempt you, yes even snails if you are brave enough. Delicious French cuisine beautifully presented....More

Thank Jenzca
Reviewed 28 July 2018

The food was excellent, the atmosphere quietly pleasant and the staff very helpful. A topm quality french restaurant worthy of 2 Michelin stars.

Thank davidmart2014
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic meal Excellent staff Definitely going back Wasn’t expecting such a fantastic restaraunt Amazing french cuisine

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Where to start? Without a doubt the best mesl in over 6 years of searching for culinary perfection. The finesse and subtlety in the flavours and the way the dishes are presented are a feast for both the tastebuds and the eyes. What a surprise...More

Thank guinetfamilytravels
Reviewed 21 June 2018

if you want an experiance you will never forget food that is out of this world and staff who make you feel a Vip this is the place to go, Whitianga is so lucky to have such amazing restaurant which gives you a dining experiance...More

1  Thank lorrainec160
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Second time here, just as good as the first time. Comfortable layout in an old bungalow with nice outdoor area for pre-dinner drinks. Fantastic French dishes using Kiwi produce, great service from the French maitresse d' and her efficient, polite kids, and a great range...More

Thank boyngy
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8 February 2016|
Response from Samuel G | Property representative |
Hi ! Very sorry we have never seen your message since today. It's much better to contact us on our website. We suppose that you're not in Whitianga anymore, so we hope to see you next time you are here. Best regards Seve&Sam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$50
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Mill Road | Waikato, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 0053
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Our kitchen makes deliciously good food, prepared simply, from the finest local ingredients. We feel very lucky to be located in the Coromandel Peninsula, home of excellent seafood. In Poivre & Sel Restaurant you will also experience authentic fine French cuisine, cooked only with fresh ingredients. If you are a wine enthusiast, you have to try our french wines from Burgundy, Champagne, Cotes du Rhone, Alsace and Bordeaux, as well as the best New Zealand wines. Our restaurant hold only a few tables so bookings are highly recommanded.
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