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Au P'tit Cafe

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8 Av des Freres Carcopino, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
+687 28.21.89
11:30 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Fri 11:30 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:30
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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 local produce being used Not only very tasty but so well presented.....and looking at what... More 

Thank lcostabi
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 mist for hot, humid days. Definite highlight.

Thank Anastasia C
Lake Macquarie, Australia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Phoebe O
Yannick J, Responsable relations publiques at Au P'tit Cafe, responded to this review

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 given you a card receipe with "cancelled transaction" ? It's strange because we don't found... More 

Noumea, New Caledonia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank demenek
Paros, Greece
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 fresh products that they find on the market of Nouvelle Caledonie. Every plate is full... More 

Thank Spyros F
Port Macquarie, Australia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 have been more helpful. I wasn't offered a wine list, just a red or white... More 

Thank Helen B
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 but beautifully balanced. We found the restaurant unpretentious and the staff were extremely friendly and... More 

Thank James B
Halekulani, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

A must find and experience in Noumea! This patisserie is exellent value and worth seeking out. We used local currency (pacific francs) and found the price and value to be second to none! We were warned that Noumea is expensive to buy anything but when we could buy two quality pastries and two coffees for under 1000 francs ( around... More 

Thank nashby101
Newcastle, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food here. As others have said there is only 4 or 5 things on the menu to choose from and it is all in French. The waiter was very nice and explained it all in English for us. The service was also pretty good and we enjoyed the free appetisers before the meal. It ended up costing... More 

Thank Jade87_10
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Really enjoyed this restaurant. Really good food - interesting dishes. Only four choices of main for lunch so the four of us tried a different one each. Not a scrap left! Obviously a favorite with the locals so not a great deal of English spoken but we managed! Would definitely go there again. You can watch videos of the chef... More 

Thank gracieWellington

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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
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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