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Au P'tit Cafe

) #1 of 189 Restaurants in Noumea $$ - $$$ French, European,
8 Av des Freres Carcopino, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
+687 28.21.89
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8 Av des Freres Carcopino, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a small restaurant set away from the city centre and beach resorts (but quite accessible by taxi). The menu is deliberately limited and changes frequently to feature locally available produce. We were greeted warmly and the service was very good.Definitely worth a visit...More

Thank wcraft
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We were so looking forward to Dinner here. We all chose the tuna and prawns with chickpea salad. The amount of tuna and prawns was ridiculously small and there was little taste. Chickpea salad was very good but we really didn't expect an almost vegetarian...More

1  Thank Glenys A
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

No wonder this restaurant is ranked number one in Noumea. Interesting compositions are presented in a relaxed but classy dining area. Menu is small and changes weekly in keeping with the owners' wish to provide "sustainable" food. Wine choices were excellent. House wine terrific. Prices...More

1  Thank brendan d
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had read about Au P'tit Cafe and we now know why it was rated so high. A wonderful experience which gave us the taste of fresh food prepared to perfection. Menu has choice of 4 mains and 4 desserts and changes weekly with fresh...More

1  Thank lcostabi
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Very busy restaurant with both locals and tourists but the service and food were impeccable. Small menu with large servings and super fresh ingredients and the dessert taster is a must! Top of the hill in the nicer part of the Latin Quarter with spraying...More

1  Thank Anastasia C
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Be really careful when paying. We paid with card and they said it didn't go through. So we paid again with cash, came back to Australia and had been charged on the card too. Very expensive meal.More

1  Thank Phoebe O
Yannick J, Responsable relations publiques at Au P'tit Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Hello, It's not normal if you are charged by card and by cash ! Please contact our restaurant by mail with additionals information (date, midday or evening, number of bill if you have yet...) and we will checked in our accounting. Did the Waiter has...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

a full serviced dinner with tasty and fine dining preparations chose a good wine and its marvellous big plates ...great service open air terraces just fine

1  Thank demenek
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I really can't describe easily how good is the food "Au p'tit cafe". We went at this restaurant three times and we were never disappointed. The menu is small but this is their secret, cause they create every week a different menu depending on the...More

1  Thank Spyros F
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Was so excited to get there for lunch. Blackboard menu had four selections, unfortunately with no help from the staff for an Aussie tourist with minimal French, I accidentally ordered tartare which was nice but not really my thing, my fault but the staff could...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Having misjudged the distance to the restaurant from our hotel, we were quite late and very puffed when we did arrive for dinner. The head waiter was very quick with the water and drinks and also gave us time to decide. A small French menu...More

1  Thank James B
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Could you please advise me if you are open on Christmas day or Boxing day or New years Eve 2017.
14 February 2017|
Response from mealadvisor | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if the restaurant keeps an eye out for questions on this website. You might be better off calling them (or if you've booked a hotel in Nouméa, you could email them and ask them to phone). My guess is it's... More
Cynthia M
Hi are you open Christmas Day if not who can you recommend
6 December 2016|
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Response from Philippa M | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend booking ahead. Au Petit is super popular.
Hi just wondering if the restaurant will open up on New Year's Eve on Saturday 31st December 2016. Thanks Anna
2 October 2016|
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Response from Yannick J | Property representative |
Hello , Sorry but the restaurant is closed every saturday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, European, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Av des Freres Carcopino, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Caledonia  >  Grand Terre  >  Noumea
  • Phone Number: +687 28.21.89
  • E-mail
The Restaurant Au P'tit Cafe , located in Noumea, New Caledonia , is pleased to introduce you to the Caledonian Cuisine and Gastronomy . Our facility is open from Tuesday to Friday from 11:30 to 13:30 and from 19h to 21:30 . Au p'tit cafe, you can eat every week a selection of four dishes , made ​​with the utmost care by our Chef David Cano and his team. The principle is to combine the Caledonians products, so they can tell you all their flavors , using cooking techniques from Around the World . All , respecting the environment, because all our products are used in season. Each week is a new challenge for us to be on top of your expectations , and you are always surprised by our kitchen.
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