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La Cigale Winter Solstice Night Market 2019

Come and enjoy the magic of the longest night of the year at the La Cigale Winter Solstice Night Market on June 20th. Brought to you by La Cigale French Market, Auckland Food Truck Collective and Parnell The Space to Be, the Winter Solstice Night Market is an opportunity for all to feel the magic of the night and […]

Posted on: 12th Jun, 2019by frenchie Read more

Beaujolais Nouveau 2018

One of our favourite events of the year! La Cigale invites you to be a part of the worldwide celebration for the release of Beaujolais Nouveau 2018 on Thursday 15th November.   Instead of our usual set menu offer, this year we are celebrating in a more casual style with a host of Food Trucks, Live Music […]

Posted on: 6th Nov, 2018by frenchie Read more


Our gourmet frozen ready meals are now available to order online for home delivery or pickup here. As well we’re offering a small selection of other products including our classic French Armor Lux striped tops. To start with we’ve focused on our most popular meals, pies, soups and have even included individually packed Croque Monsieurs […]

Posted on: 18th Aug, 2017by frenchie Read more

Weekend Brunch Menu


Posted on: 30th Aug, 2016by frenchie Read more

Ready Meals – French Bistro Classics @ 29 October 2016

View our latest Price List and what’s available this week @ 29 October 2016  

Posted on: 22nd Apr, 2016by frenchie Read more

Wandering Passey (weekly email 8 October 2015)

In the last year or so, when in Paris I’ve explored parts I’d never really spent much time in before. Whenever I do this I make sure I have some purpose to going otherwise I end up by wandering aimlessly. That purpose might be to visit a museum, gallery or park, to look for new […]

Posted on: 4th Jun, 2015by frenchie Read more

Amboise, Loire Valley part 1 (weekly email 22 april 2015)

This week Mike & I are spending a couple of days in Amboise, in the Loire Valley, before returning to business in Paris.  The last time we were in Amboise was 1980 on our first trip to France. We decided it was time to return particularly since it’s only hour by train from Paris to Tours […]

Posted on: 3rd Jun, 2015by frenchie Read more

The Loire Valley part 2 (weekly email 6 may 2015)

As promised last week, today I’m coming back to the Loire Valley today. As I said in my earlier email we had no set plans as it seems most tourists do when in the Loire. On our second day we picked Château de Chenonceau. It’s the fairy tale like chateau that you’re most likely to […]

Posted on: 3rd Jun, 2015by frenchie Read more

La Promenade Plantée (weekly email 20 may 2015)

La Promenade Plantée probably isn’t something you’d do on your first or second trip to Paris but something I’d recommend if you’ve been to Paris several times, are wanting to go a little off the beaten track and like gardens and walking. I think about it as the day I walked several kilometres too far […]

Posted on: 3rd Jun, 2015by frenchie Read more