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Takapuna Beach Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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22 The Promenade | Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
+64 9-484 0002
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07:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Shotley Bridge, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

We had brunch here today, the views over the bay are stunning. The food as always was top notch and the staff are very polite and attentive.

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Thank mick1518979
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

just a bit pricey, but still good value, great coffee and food. you can buy take away food or if you are lucky find a seat on the deck and enjoy the food and view. this place is situated 10 metres from the edge of takapuna beach, boats a launched, many people walking dogs and the caravan park nearby.

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Thank Jane J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

Extremely impressed my the staff. Attentive, friendly and displayed there greatest qualities as be amazing under pressure. Showed great community spirit when it's needed. Thank you. Great coffee too.

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Thank Anthony C
Auckland, New Zealand
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

This is one of the nice cafes in Auckland that we love to stop by, especially summer time. We come here for their nice coffee and Gelato. and it is a nice beach to stroll along.

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Thank skinny_orangey
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

I had no problems with the slow roasted lamb I ordered (although portion was a bit small). The problem was with the rude comment one of the staff made after I had finished paying for my meal. After arriving 5 minutes late for brunch with 2 friends, the staffmember said completely seriously, "Maybe you should call next time you're running... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

When people come to Auckland we often take them to this place for breakfast. The menu is very good, not just your standard breakfast fare. You generally have to wait as they do not take bookings, but there is a very efficient process so you won't wait long. A great location (views of Rangitoto Island) and after breakfast you can... More 

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Thank GrahamR888
Auckland
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

We only popped into the takeaway side of the café for Gelato - it was devine ... they were kind enough to provide us with little spoonful samples while we made the big decision of what flavours to have - we settled on a coconut and a salted caramel and a honeycomb ... scrumptious!!!! Beautiful location, nice little refreshment station... More 

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Thank Knikkers
Auckland, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

We got a coffee first of all and the service was excellent. But we went back later for lunch from the takeaway part and the food was very average. Expensive for what it was. Good facilities for dogs though.

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Thank andrea_harrison
Worcester, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

This is a great cafe but you pay a lot of money for what you have - there is nothing that is really simple so you end up paying over the odds but it is very good quality. In my view, it would be better to downsize the portion and the cost but then it is a lovely location with... More 

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Thank joby69
Cairns, Australia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Came here just for the gelato and it didn't disappoint!! Salted Caramel and Hazelnut with a flat white?! Delicous

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Thank Kendra H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 The Promenade | Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-484 0002

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