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Le Garde-Manger

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466 Queen Street | 466 Queen Street, Auckland, North Island, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-362 0655
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08:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 22:30
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came upon this restaurant quite by chance. It was full; always a good sign! It was true French food and cooked perfectly. Excellent food and a great atmosphere. We watched the chefs working in kitchen and they were non-stop. Would highly recommend.

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Thank ChrisJ69
NZ
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of dining here and would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for tasty authentic French meals in a cosy homely setting. We had a traditional meal of savoury crepes accompanied by Breton cider and followed by dessert crepes - all absolutely delicious. The restaurant had a full house but the servers did a good job of... More 

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Thank songstress3
Busselton, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I could not fault this cafe at the top end of Queen St. Genuine, well prepared french food and quality french wine available.The service was friendly and efficient all 3 times I dined there.The cafe was very busy yet they made me a single feel very welcome. The atmosphere such that I felt comfortable chatting to nearby customers or share... More 

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Thank Ross W
Yorktown, Virginia
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126 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent crêpes, fantastic specialties, great service. I had the fermière crêpe with bacon and my husband had the lamb ravioli special. We both cleaned our plates. My husband then had the crêpe martiniquaise with banana and coconut and chocolate sauce; I had the Frangelico coffee. Both were fabulous. Service was friendly. She was a little slammed, but we were in... More 

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Thank Hsteinmiller
London
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very authentic French feel, with great service, wonderful food, and a cozy atmosphere. The menu is very French, with a good choice of Cidre and Calvados; and the food has a rustic heart warming feel.

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Thank worldcitizen999
Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very much looking forward to dining there and we found the food very good. The service however was a bit of a let down. First we had to ask twice to get the wine we had ordered. But most strangely we had onion soup and asked for bread to be had with the soup, and we were told... More 

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Thank VicDev
Gold Coast
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Le garde-manger is situated at the top end, old section of Queen St, which is perfect for this delightful bistro/ brassiere. At night the warm, low lighting and cafe style settings carry you away to genuine home style French restaurant. All dishes are delightful and the wine list very sensible. The key to this wonderful little gem is the fantastic... More 

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Thank Michael H
Salford
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hôtel happened to be opposite Le Garde-Manger, an evidently and deservedly, popular restaurant in an attractive terrace of more "local" — Chinese, Thai &c — places to eat. We ate there twice, for a light supper when they were very busy, and could perhaps have used the table more profitably, and more quietly for lunch. As to ambience, service... More 

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Thank Michael B
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A delicious restaurant, with French dishes very well done. A true taste of France in your plates. The bread is very nice.

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Thank Florent Q
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101 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very welcoming "French Cafe" Style Restaurant, complete with red and white checked tablecloths. Excellent service from the young French waitresses. We had the table-dote menu, as you would in France, which was onion soup for us both, followed by beef bourgeois for my wife and coq au vin for me. All of which was plentiful and of excellent quality.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:30
Monday
08:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:30
Thursday
08:00 - 22:30
Friday
08:00 - 22:30
Saturday
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 466 Queen Street | 466 Queen Street, Auckland, North Island, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-362 0655

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?