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MLC Cafe & Bar

380 Queen Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-370 1471
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (2 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, International, European, Healthy, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
380 Queen Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is an excellent venue for those visiting the theatre area around the Town Hall, Aotea Centre. Great for pre or after theatre supper. Excellent entree meals, for sharing, great value - good variation.. Pleasant and attentive staff. We could discuss our evening over an...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I'm here with a large party of rugby fans for the B&I Lions Tour. We are of a certain age, cashed up, have filled the hotel and keen to spend. So on the first night they shut the bar at 9.30. On the second at...More

Thank CanadianGray
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We ate breakfast here one morning and were not impressed. You were charged so much per cooked item and the food looked unappetising so we stuck with tea and toast.

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Located in the Scenic Auckland Hotel, this little café serves a very nice dinner in addition to their ample breakfast buffet. For dinner, my husband had fish and chips that were delicious and I had the salmon that was equally as good. The desserts didn't...More

Thank BKandCB
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the Scenic hotel which is directly attached to the cafe bar and had coffee in the afternoon and breakfast in the morning. The service was good and very friendly and the food was of good quality. However we did feel that it...More

Thank Johnthewhit
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We arrived in Auckland on an early flight and while waiting for our apartment to become available we needed a hot drink and something to eat. Parked on the side road next to the cafe and surprised meter parking was charged on Sundays as that's...More

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Again tired as the rest of the hotel, the staff are willing yet obviously need some guidance. The ambience is destroyed by the scaffolding blocking the windows.

Thank Cwhyankee
Reviewed 18 February 2017

As we stayed at the hotel, we thought we'd try this tied cafe for breakfast. I thought its pricing was disappointing, one price continental, another for full buffet plus add-ons for cappuccino etc. not splendid value, surprised by the limited choice in decor and surrounds...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is the bar and restaurant attached to the Scenic Hotel in Auckland. We used it for drinks at the end of the evening on a couple of nights. Very quiet. No atmosphere. " TV screens in the bar showing different programes - very disconcerting....More

Thank Stanley_1986
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel services the above hotel (scenic hotel) and offers buffet breakfast for those guests. It also has an a la carte menu. For auckland however the food is below average. Your standard big breakfast is the usual and menu dishes are also standard without...More

Thank Monica S
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 380 Queen Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-370 1471
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