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Poivre & Sel

2 Mill Road | Waikato, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
+64 7-866 0053
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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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French, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2 Mill Road | Waikato, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A restaurant run by a lovely family delivering outstanding food and excellent service. So glad we chose Poivre and Sel to dine at last night, a truly quality experience.

Thank dougjbnz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have wanted to try this Restaurant for a while and did not disappoint. Lovely ambience, gorgeous decor, very welcoming. Not a big menu but a good variety of dishes to tempt you, yes even snails if you are brave enough. Delicious French cuisine beautifully presented....More

Thank Jenzca
Reviewed 28 July 2018

The food was excellent, the atmosphere quietly pleasant and the staff very helpful. A topm quality french restaurant worthy of 2 Michelin stars.

Thank davidmart2014
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic meal Excellent staff Definitely going back Wasn’t expecting such a fantastic restaraunt Amazing french cuisine

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Where to start? Without a doubt the best mesl in over 6 years of searching for culinary perfection. The finesse and subtlety in the flavours and the way the dishes are presented are a feast for both the tastebuds and the eyes. What a surprise...More

Thank guinetfamilytravels
Reviewed 21 June 2018

if you want an experiance you will never forget food that is out of this world and staff who make you feel a Vip this is the place to go, Whitianga is so lucky to have such amazing restaurant which gives you a dining experiance...More

1  Thank lorrainec160
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Second time here, just as good as the first time. Comfortable layout in an old bungalow with nice outdoor area for pre-dinner drinks. Fantastic French dishes using Kiwi produce, great service from the French maitresse d' and her efficient, polite kids, and a great range...More

Thank boyngy
Reviewed 18 April 2018

My husband and I came with a group of 12 others Sunday 15th April. They normally don't open for lunch - but as a special request ( booked ahead ) for a special occasion they were happy to do so. The food was sensational ........More

1  Thank charlotte k
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Arrived in Whitianga after a very long drive from Paihia, 436km to be exact. We walked around the town after checking into our accommodation. Had a light lunch as we wanted to have a very nice dinner. After researching places to go to this restaurant...More

2  Thank Damian L
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We travel to Paris annually and imagine our surprise to discover the best restaurant we’ve eaten at that serves French cuisine would be based in Whitianga in the Coromandel Peninsula! We popped in on a Tuesday night and asked if they could fit us in...More

1  Thank chatelaine76
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8 February 2016|
Response from Samuel G | Property representative |
Hi ! Very sorry we have never seen your message since today. It's much better to contact us on our website. We suppose that you're not in Whitianga anymore, so we hope to see you next time you are here. Best regards Seve&Sam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 37 - USD 50
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Mill Road | Waikato, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-866 0053
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Our kitchen makes deliciously good food, prepared simply, from the finest local ingredients. We feel very lucky to be located in the Coromandel Peninsula, home of excellent seafood. In Poivre & Sel Restaurant you will also experience authentic fine French cuisine, cooked only with fresh ingredients. If you are a wine enthusiast, you have to try our french wines from Burgundy, Champagne, Cotes du Rhone, Alsace and Bordeaux, as well as the best New Zealand wines. Our restaurant hold only a few tables so bookings are highly recommanded.
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