french-rendezvous-cafe-logoPhilippe, Claire, and the team invite you to come in for a nice meal, nibbles or a glass of wine at Auckland’s only lakeside restaurant next to The PumpHouse Theatre.

We’re open during the day for lunch, and from 5:30 pm for pre-show dinners (bookings essential). The Satellite Bar is open before the show and during interval for most performances at The PumpHouse serving wines, soft drinks, ice cream and pastries.

Bon appétit !!!

Special Shakespeare Menu – Bookings Essential

One savoury galette of your choice from:

  • Eiffel Tower galette (spinach, feta and cheese)
  • Paris galette (egg, ham and cheese)
  • Cannes galette (potatoes, mushroom and cheese)

And one sweet crêpe, which the choice of:

  • Alain Delon (salted caramel)
  • Louis de Funès (lemon, cinnamon and caramel)
  • Serge Gainsbourg (lemon juice and sugar)

One glass of french wine or cider

For just $25.00 per person

Opening Hours


Closed except by special arrangement

Tuesday to Friday

Breakfast and Lunch: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Dinner: Bookings essential – call us on 487 0009


Breakfast and Lunch: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Dinner: Bookings essential – call us on 487 0009


Breakfast and Lunch: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Making a booking

Phone: 09 487 0009

Book a function

You can book your function at the French Rendez-vous.  We can cater for up to 50 people seated, or 100 people in buffet style with a menu to suit your budget.   For more infromation, contact us on 487 0009 or email

How to find us

The French Rendez-vous Restaurant is in Killarney Park, on the shores of Takapuna’s Lake Pupuke right next to The PumpHouse Theatre.

You can find the entrance to Killarney Park off Manurere Avenue. For a map and directions from the Motorway, see The PumpHouse Theatre’s How to Find Us page.

There is plenty of free parking and it’s a flat walk from the carpark to the restaurant.

Download the Dinner Menu (updated Summer 2018)

Download the Lunch Menu (updated Summer 2018)

Download the Crepe Menu (updated Summer 2018)


  • Onion soup (lunch and dinner menus)

  • Roasted tarakihi fillet with breadcrumb

  • Cheese plate (nibble menu)

  • Savoury piece buffet

  • Beef bourguignon (stew)

  • Celtic croque (lunch menu)

  • Crêpe

  • “Liza” (Gluten free)

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