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Columbus Coffee - Queen Street

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Kokemaki, Finland
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25 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to visit this place every now and then but got tired of rude staff. First I was thinking they just have a bad day or something, but they never even said "hi" or "thank you". I don't expect anything special, but those words are pretty important. Coffee was ok, but it's not easy to enjoy if I don't... More 

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Riverton, New Zealand
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309 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We called in for breakfast before heading off to the airport and nearly had to leave before our food was ready, despite the cafe being almost empty. My wife chose the Kiwi breakfast and I had the paleo with gluten-free toast as I have the coeliac condition. Both breakfasts were very good, although my poached eggs were better cooked than... More 

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Thank Prisonerfan
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great location at corner of Queen Street and K Road. Interior is clean and modern. Nice outdoor deck seating with umbrella coverings for good weather enjoyment. They have a wide ramp up to the front door. Coffee and food offerings are plentiful.

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Thank stoketun
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136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Popped in for some Eggs Benedict, which I accompanied with a trim flat white and white chocolate & raspberry muffin. All very tasty. Nice location. Friendly enough staff. Would go again.

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Thank Paul M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for some good pastries, go here. I got the rhubarb and apple tart and loved it. I never thought to eat a pastry with yogurt but it was honestly amazing! The blueberry crumble with white chocolate is also wicked good. They also have a good variety of smoothies to pick from. I'd recommend trying one. Everything is... More 

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Thank orangepizza
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

A beautifully quaint coffee shop situated in the heart of Auckland. Even though they were very busy the service was excellent. The price was reasonable and the food was superb. I highly recommend visiting this coffee shop before you experience everything Auckland has to offer.

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Thank npadam
Moruya, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Good food at reasonable prices. Loose leaf tea in a pot us always appreciated over the old tea bag. Really enjoyed it

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Thank Peter V
Whanganui
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Had breakfast here. Enjoyed the granola clusters and a flat white. Handy spot for watching the traffic and people crossing the road at the Queen St/Karangahape Rd traffic lights. Efficient, friendly staff.

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Thank fussy c
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Good size of the café tables for smaller groups and bigger groups. Lots of magazines and you get free wifi. Menu has good brunch alternatives and can also order nice sandwiches and order extras on side like I took roast vegetable on side to my a chicken state panini. Also have bbq sauce, tomato sauce and A good chilli sauce... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

This place looked like a good coffee shop but as I was deciding what coffee to have I noticed little flies all over the cakes!!! I saw about 6 landing and flying over cakes that were in the cabinet...And the staff member didn't seem that bothered!! YUK!! Walked out and so did another customer! Sort your basic hygiene out!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 441 Queen St., New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?