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“Best restaurant in New Zealand”

Sid at The French Cafe
Ranked #12 of 1,978 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Price range: $45 - $175
Cuisines: European, French
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Sid at The French Cafe is a fine dining restaurant in Auckland City offering the very best in food, wine and service.
Reviewed 20 February 2020 via mobile

Hadn’t been to the French cafe since Did to over. Wow what had I been missing.... all I can say is world class! From start to finish. Yes it’s high price but worth every cent.

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank G7730WFlisar
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Reviewed 19 February 2020

A good experience. Replete with smoking appetizers. Plenty of amuse bouchée. A variety of tastes in every dish. Portions do not overwhelm. Service could use a little more training. This is the kind of place you go once for special occasion. Be prepared for a three hour meal and a healthy price tag.

Date of visit: February 2020
2  Thank rel601wea
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Reviewed 12 February 2020

🔪 DIVINE DINING 🔪
~ SID at THE FRENCH CAFÉ ~
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Another absolute highlight from my recent trip to New Zealand was dining at @sidatthefrenchcafe a 2Hat restaurant with a wonderful ambience and impeccable modern cuisine.
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🔪 Hawkes Bay Lamb
🔪 Free Range Pork
🔪 Wagyu Beef, Scampi
🔪 Kingfish, Dill
🔪 Venison Tartare
🔪 Raw Tuna, Scallop
🔪 Amuse Bouché
🔪 White Chocolate, Passionfruit
🔪 Mandarin Sorbet
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Dining out in Auckland, NZ - SID at THE FRENCH CAFÉ @sidatthefrenchcafe - Executive Chef Sid Sahrawat @sidsahrawat - Head Chef @lesleychandra #auckland
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Sensational... outstanding in every way! The atmosphere, service, food and wine all #onpoint 👌🏻 Sid is renown for his contemporary modern dining with a fusion of modern indian flavors, intricate, inventive and delicious.
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Date of visit: November 2019
2  Thank glennscottculinary
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Reviewed 11 February 2020 via mobile

We really enjoyed our experienced at Sid French cafe. First of all the front staff are very pfofessionals and we had this amazing service. The food was good too, but there's something lucking in it that I can't say WOW, when I first tasted it. A bit dissapointed with our desserts. Its a bit simple.
Vincent

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank VincentA1716
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Reviewed 22 January 2020 via mobile

Awesome experience. Had the 7 course degustation with nz wine match Everything was presented beautifully and tasted devine. You could tell the gentleman explaining the wines was very passionate and knowledgeable. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Getsorted88
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