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Au P'tit Cafe

$$ - $$$French, European,
8 Av des Freres Carcopino, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
+687 28.21.89
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must admit a little disappointed compared to France, I suppose that make sense really, it was more like a quick lunch time restaurant for the price anyway. Just average as the food does not spark any memories. We were on a cruise ship so...More

Thank Julie O
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Fitted us with a table at the last minute...Staff were excellent dealing with our limited French! The iPad pics certainly make the choices easy. Food was served quickly, was of the highest standard...the whole evening was a winner. We will be back! Thanks

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We searched for this restaurant after reading the reviews. It is a local institution and it was fabulous. Only four main and four desserts on the special board and no English menu but we got by. It was not cheap but the taste of every...More

1  Thank coookiesandcream
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Great dining experience. Highly recommend it. Bookings are essential during busy times. One of the best restaurants we visited in Noumea!

Thank carpediem1119
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I must be missing out on something here, the rave reviews relating to this Cafe prompted a visit,and seriously failed expectations.The staff are hardworking,efficient on a busy lunchtime session.There are 4 courses to select on the week,in a nutshell,lamb,salmon,venison & tuna. My partner opted for...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 4 October 2017

As our French is limited our awesome waiter showed us pictures on an iPad of what was on the menu which helped so much. The menu is small with 5 mains which we thought was unusual but what we both ordered and ate was delicious....More

Thank Australiacatcat
Reviewed 3 October 2017

How to say simply what I really think about "Au Ptit Café": perfect in sobriety, perfect in tasty foods, perfect in fresh organic colorful products. Simply perfect, isn't it...

Thank houdanolish
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This place was bustling during lunch on a rainy day. We managed to book a table in advance - the dishes were superb (plus wine) and of course, we had the mango cheese cake. Delicious. Even though the menu is limited, the options provided are...More

Thank Kikinans
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I had lunch Au P'tit Cafe with a large number of colleagues and partners when I visited New Caledonia on a business trip in August 2017. Although my focus was on discussing a number of work-related subjects within a short timeframe, I did really enjoy...More

Thank Sam G
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We called an make a reservation which was easy to do in a French Speaking country. You do need to book as it fills up very fast. Very popular. There are not a lot of choices 4/5, but that seems the normal in New Caledonia....More

Thank JoRhys
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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
6 December 2016|
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Response from Philippa M | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend booking ahead. Au Petit is super popular.
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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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
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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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