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Cafe Versailles

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107 Grey Street, Tauranga, New Zealand
07-571-1480
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15:30 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 15:30 - 00:00
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Canberra
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225 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been a long time since we tasted good French dishes like we had tonight. Two choices for escargot entrée - wonderful! The wine list was adequate, but nothing to boast about. Service was attentive, and sometimes amusing as some staff who clearly do not speak French tried their best to do so.

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Thank Neville B
Las Vegas, Nevada
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The food was amazing, I cant wait to go back. We had an early meal before a movie, and they promptly brought the food out. Great service, beautiful flavors and has a real french vibe to the restaurant.

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Thank DonnaNicholas
Papamoa, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Had always wanted to try this restaurant as I dont often get chance to go french and the staff were lovely but the food was poor. It is expensive and dont mind that if the food is good. We didnt have entree as we are often full on a main and we had a large group there. However my dish,... More 

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Thank Ange J
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal - great French bistrot food & wonderful staff. Thoroughly recommended. Lamb Navarin first class.

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1 Thank chrisw2948929
Toronto Canada
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80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Cafe Versailles is great French bistro downtown near the main shopping area, movie theatres and not far from Baycourt Theatre. The food is excellent and the house Pinot Noir is a bargain. The Maitre'd is entertaining but can be a little over the top. We have eaten here twice this year. The menu is authentic French fare. The Cassolette d’escargots... More 

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Thank Cameron R
Tauranga, New Zealand
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94 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I have always thought that food at a French restaurant would be pretentious and overpriced but this is not the case here. We loved every morsel of the very tasty food and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. We love the fact that they had French speaking staff working in the restaurant. Definitely planning on going back to try... More 

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Thank LvdW16
Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Amazing food and friendly staff. We had scallops as a starter they came presented in the shells was a nice touch, the beef burgundy and the roasted pineapple dessert was amazing, my partner had been meaning to go here for the last 11 years and it lived up to the expectation.

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Thank boneyponey
Auckland
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Came here on a business trip and had a quick dinner. Ordered the escargot with garlic butter. Can't fault it. Taste good and very much like the ones I have tatted before. Ordered the lamb and thought I ordered lamb loin. As it turned out I didn't read the menu properly and it was actually a lamb casserole. So when... More 

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1 Thank jkkchow
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of dining out at Cafe Versailles in Tauranga while away from Auckland on a weekend retreat. The owners are genuinely French and greeted us with warmth and good humour which immediately put us in a holiday/ festive frame of mind. The menu has a great range of French cuisine. My husband had the Beef Bourguignon and... More 

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Thank Debbie W
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Please go and check this out. Wonderful food, ambiance,service. It has it all. I go there at least one evening when I'm in tauranga and it has always been more than worth it. Was worried once with the owner not being there herself but I didn't need to. Must try.

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Thank Ine M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
15:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
15:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
15:30 - 00:00
Thursday
15:30 - 00:00
Friday
15:30 - 00:00
Saturday
15:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Grey Street, Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: 07-571-1480

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