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French, Cafe
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Reviewed 29 July 2021

We were in Greytown to enjoy and spend up at the Festival of Christmas but was totally shocked at the rude service I received here. Popped in early for a loaf of bread on Sunday morning - tried to make conversation with the "gentleman" serving...which was met with monosyllables and zero friendliness. Wow, really?? Too early for you to make a customer feel valued perhaps? Maybe stay in bed then. Clareville bakery is only 5 mins up the road remember...More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 5 July 2021 via mobile

Delicious pastries, consistent high quality. Outstanding barista who warmed up our cold mornings this weekend, did not get her name but she was a star

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 23 May 2021

Nice cafe on the main drag of town. Very good pastries and some great tarts. Bread is not bad either.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 27 April 2021

We both ordered the pancakes and, in hindsight, could have split a serving. A huge pile with plenty of bacon and bananas. Perfectly cooked. Coffee was good too.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 24 January 2021 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our cake and coffee at this bakery. The cake was delicious and service excellent. Definitely to be recommended.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 15 January 2021 via mobile

We love getting coffees, bread and croissants from here when we are in Greytown! It’s all delicious! It’s very popular though, so get in early if you want the pick of everything!

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 4 January 2021 via mobile

Friendly owner, we felt like one of the locals watching the action. Beautiful selection of pastries. Satisfying coffee

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 2 December 2020 via mobile

Popped in had the soup, which was delicious but the bread which came with it was the best I’ve had since Europe

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 26 October 2020

Quite a small store. We purchased to take back to our motel each morning. The coffee was the best we had during our trip and the pastries were very good.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 24 October 2020 via mobile

Dropped in on our way through, great service, rusty was so friendly and on Friday so busy. But a chilled atmosphere and great fresh French breads. Rolls, pastry and coffee.

Date of visit: October 2020
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mwfield
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Response from Brownkiwi99 | Reviewed this property |
Yes simple lunches, filled rolls etc. I really enjoy this as a light lunch when driving north out of wellington. Really nice French bread and lovely pastries. Good coffee, my choice for lunch in this town.
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Frequently Asked Questions about French Bakery

Yes, French Bakery offers takeaway services.

French Bakery is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5