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Cafe Melba

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Hurstmere, Takapuna, New Zealand
07:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:30
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:30
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London, United Kingdom
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350 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

There are no shortage of Cafes & Restaurants in Takapuna but Cafe Melba is amongst the better ones? It has great coffee and the Bran & Banana Muffins are excellent. Service is also extremely good so - if ever in the Hurstmere area - pay Cafe Melba a visit as you won't be disappointed.

Thank stevebG6121BX
Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

the best cafe food I have had in a very long time! cafe had seating inside and outside, a good range on the menu and in the cabinet, waiter took a little long to take our order but the meal was amazing! BLAT burger its honestly divine, very filling! I didn't really like the iced white chocolate, it just tasted... More 

Thank Laurrie17
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94 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This cafe offers fantastic coffee, tasty breakfast of any choice. I thoroughly enjoyed the varieties, atmosphere and service by friendly staff.

Thank Cheng O
Auckland, New Zealand
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This could have been any one of a bunch of cafes, and it didn't stand out at all. Brought my family here for lunch, after the rush. Was seated and asked if I wanted a menu, but then ignored for enough time to feel slightly unwelcome before menus arrived. A different server took the order, then came back to put... More 

Thank SarahfromAKL
Auckland, New Zealand
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48 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A friend and I walked in off the street for lunch during the week. Initially Cafe seemed busy but there were some tables tucked away which suited us perfectly. The service was great, good explanation of the menu and a very welcoming server.

Thank LoisD96
Auckland, New Zealand
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

One of my favorites in Auckland, awesome smoothies and delicious breakfast - I have to admit I am eating the same everytime, but hey that should be a good sign ;)

Thank BinaNZ
Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We had a really nice brunch sitting outside. Good hot coffee, very attentive service and the food was of a high standard. The omelette was tasty and well presented as were the other meals, the French toast and the salmon hash. I recommend this cafe.

Thank Rose G
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

First time here , and the service was really good , we had three different lunch options and all were nice . Really nice cafe

Thank 417jeanninek
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

I went to this lovely cafe today with my family. I ordered to terakihi(f.o.d) with fries. The fries were undercooked and the fish was dry. The garlic prawns on the plate were like rubber. The fish however was slighty saved by the house made aioli and tom salsa. Drinks selection was great. Friendly service. A little let dwn with the... More 

Thank Jesse K
Auckland, New Zealand
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Went with seven others to Cafe Melba this afternoon after attending a graduation ceremony. The food was really good, prices affordable and the service efficient and yet warm and friendly. A couple of us enjoyed the delicious creamy chicken livers with mushrooms, others enjoyed the fresh fish and a chicken salad went down well. Everyone remarked on how great the... More 

Thank Linda M

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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hurstmere, Takapuna, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Takapuna

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