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270 George Bolt Memorial Drive | Auckland Airport, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-256 6518
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here after flying into Auckland from the South Island, the Coffee was so hot the foam burnt the inside of my mouth, so i set it a side and eat the the driest Cheese scone ever, with no taste, bland as anything. I then thought i would take the coffee in the car and drink it when it cooled... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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105 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here late one afternoon (granted not long before closing) but the place was dirty with many tables not cleaned. Service was not at all friendly. Coffee was very average.

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1 Thank Paul B
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Needed somewhere to stop for breakfast before picking someone up from the airport and this was perfect: close to the airport, lots of options, and lots of seating for our large group!

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Thank Nash W
Hamilton
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

I had a couple of light meals here and bought their muffins to have for supper. The muffins are fresh and I think they are made on site. The service was good and you don't have to wait long. Food was really good.

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Thank JUDY T
Christchurch, New Zealand
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I often do business close to Auckland Airport and often have breakfast or coffee here. The food is always nice. Quite basic but a good variety.

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Thank 956bronwync
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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382 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

The coffee was good and the muffin was superb. Freshly made and delicious! We were trying to have a chat among business friends and the staff behind the counter kept banging and crashing plates and pans, so it was rather noisy! Not a bad place to grab a coffee, but perhaps takeaway would be a better choice next time.

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Thank OzTravels80
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I think the location of this place is they key to it's busy atmosphere. Food wasn't that great, but it wasn't gross. Coffee was fast, though. Like almost everywhere, the coffee flavorings didn't include any sugar-free options. Food was alright, but very expensive, like a lot of places in Auckland. There are other places in the area that are better.... More 

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Thank Justin V
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped by after landing for breakfast and regretted we did not find somewhere else. The service is slow, and our takeaway became cold after waiting 40 mins for our main breakfast to arrive. Coffee was so-so; the eggs Benedict was the worst I ever had- soggy; re-cooked bacon that has burnt hard edges; and lacks taste except for an... More 

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1 Thank Jimson C
Kaukapakapa, New Zealand
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

I went to this cafe for breakfast before an early morning meeting. The food was very good and priced reasonably. News station was on TV, with sound, which was nice for early risers looking to have a nice breakfast and catch up on the news. Friendly staff too.

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Thank Barbara F
Hamilton, NZ
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167 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

This place is fairly bad. Dirty tables. Average coffee. Sloppy food. Poor service. I recommend you only go here if you are desperate.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 George Bolt Memorial Drive | Auckland Airport, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-256 6518

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