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Andre L'Escargot Restaurant & Bar - CLOSED

37-43 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 4812
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
13 May 2014
“Sorely missed”
15 Mar 2014
“New Plymouth's Best Now Gone Forever”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
37-43 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 21 January 2012

An gastronomic experience. everything about the venue is well designed to give the diner a fabulous night out, host is charm personified, bar is extensive and interesting, food amazing, wait staff skilled and attentive A+ experience

Thank Kate O
Reviewed 16 January 2012

This restaurant has a reputation for top class French food, so as vegan's who had not booked ahead (and used to being treated as aliens) we were expecting to just have a glass of wine. However we perused the menu while having our drinks and...More

Thank Dorothy S
Reviewed 21 December 2011

Probably the best restaurant in the city. Used by the District Council, so what more can I say? Top menu and attention to detail by a chef who knows all his guests on a first name basis.

Thank nevl
Reviewed 18 November 2011

Visited because of good write ups our initial greeting our waiter had a dirty shirt not a good start in my book our table area was dirty a mirror behind our table was full of fingerprints and we were there early....then free fries with aiolie...More

3  Thank lipmanAuckland
Reviewed 30 October 2011

Andre is always a true gentleman! I eat here about 3-4 times a year for years and have never had a bad experience. The duck is my favourite and if you get desserts get the platter to share.. i have eaten all over the world...More

Thank CharlotteMoise
Reviewed 24 September 2011

Andres is brilliant. The food is fantastic, wine list extensive, service excellent. Andre is always warm and welcoming. While it is on the pricey side it is well worth the journey.

Thank Brad D
Reviewed 1 August 2010

There was no "french" feel about the place other than Paris prices at $35 average for the main course. Food was good but not exceptional, the ambience ok though we were very much left alone on a quiet night (Monday) - one occasion when some...More

Thank AucklandBronwyn
Reviewed 20 February 2010

A bit pricey for a small town, but very good food, drinks, and service,

Thank Swarton
Reviewed 23 April 2009

Dined here with my boyfriend in April 2009 after hearing rave reviews from a good friend . Sad to say that we were really disappointed with the experience. Service was appalling - slow and unprofessional - staff didn't seem to know the menu all that...More

Thank ChaiTe
Reviewed 13 March 2008

L'Escargot Restaurant Dined here a few years ago and went back for seconds last Sunday 09 March 08. This is a really top class restaurant and bar. We hadn't booked, just popped in and received a warm welcome though your probably better to book. Cheerfulness...More

Thank StanleyAuckland
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  • Address: 37-43 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 4812
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