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La Cigale French Market

St Georges Bay Road, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-366 9361
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Hit the spot for lunch

Vast floor space providing odd tables scattered around. Probably a better atmosphere at night. Mum... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MarcoAust
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Melbourne, Australia
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What an amazing find!

We were taken to this market as part of a pre-arranged conference tour and found the best market we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clermontpark
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Excellent54%
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  • Average6%
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St Georges Bay Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Vast floor space providing odd tables scattered around. Probably a better atmosphere at night. Mum had the parsnip soup which was hot, filling and tasty. I had the chicken Caesar salad which was adequate. Good service and some good wines too be bought next door...More

Thank MarcoAust
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken to this market as part of a pre-arranged conference tour and found the best market we have seen anywhere in the world. Not only is it a fresh fruit and vegetable market, there are so many speciality gourmet stalls it is impossible...More

Thank Clermontpark
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this market, we wanted to eat and buy something from virtually every stall. We sampled a pork bao and a spiced chorizo baguette, both delicious. Lovely fresh produce, great looking smoked fish, yummy hummus. Delicious samples to try along the way. Definitely worth...More

Thank LauraEvans88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A most pleasant Sunday morning enjoying the French pastries and great coffee and watching the shoppers picking through the produce! The crowded market is not one to be missed! You jostle thru the cafe looking for the empty seats and also queue for coffee and...More

Thank LeePW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the size - wasn't overwhelming, the atmosphere - very relaxed and great live music, and the food of course. Had a lovely morning here in spite of the rain, delicious almond croissant and coffee. The paella looked and smelled wonderful, the breads were...More

Thank D907SNalisonb
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Wonderful French inspired market run by people who are passionate about food. Personal favourites include the fresh juice stall, Turkish dips and the artisan breads. Lovely atmosphere and everyone is so happy & friendly, nice way to spend a weekend morning.

Thank Renaru
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I loved the Parnell Farmers Market on Saturday. NZ markets have more value added products than our farmers markets which sell mainly fresh produce. I was excited to read about the La Cigale French Market on Saturday and Sunday. In addition to fresh fruits and...More

1  Thank worldtravelmatters
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Ahhh what a relief after noisy auckland center.a cosy relaxed sundaymorning sterts here with all the nice fresh products brought in by french foodlovers. Had a very good guitarist on the background ,a wine,late breakfast brunch. because of the severe rainshowers its a good place...More

1  Thank Dick v
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We went to this market in Parnell for breakfast before going to the airport. Super fruit and veg for sale as well as foods from many countries, eg Turkish flat bread, hummus etc. I had the best granola ever for breakfast, full of fruit and...More

Thank Flora S
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Good market, fresh food but there aren't many options to eat. I've tried an organic juice, It was really good. The prices are expensive, I think. I,ve paid $12 for 1 big cup of juice. What is really cool is the square, where we can...More

Thank Roberta M
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Betcd
Will it be open January 1
30 November 2016|
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Response from CarolynnFC | Reviewed this property |
No they close between Christmas and New Year open every other weekend.
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katiekerr1
Hello I'm traveling to NZ in October when are the markets on Saturday or Sunday's ???? Thanks c
21 August 2016|
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Response from bigj369 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry and Sunday's!
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katiekerr1
Hello I'm traveling to NZ in October when are the markets on Saturday or Sunday's ???? Thanks c
21 August 2016|
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Response from nandy00 | Reviewed this property |
Both days and so worth a look
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