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Imperial Lane

Fort Lane | 7 Fort Lane, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-929 2703
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“poached eggs” (4 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Fort Lane | 7 Fort Lane, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were drawn to Imperial Lane for a wine tasting event that was upstairs. The event served some starters from the kitchen and they were amazing! I unable to find a menu online so I couldn't figure out exactly what they were but some kind...More

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We enjoyed lunch here in April. My husband inhaled his burger and I may have stolen some of this tasty shoestring fries. I had trouble finding vegetarian food to eat here, so I had something from the breakfast menu. My polenta with poached egg was...More

Thank nachty
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Imperial Lane is a sloped long cavernous cafe w/ excellent coffee -- a shout out to Adriana who diligently makes every espresso drink w/ careful attention to texture and temperature. There are some great pastries and other typical brekkie choices. The Fort Lane entrance is...More

Thank HaljoHal
Reviewed 30 April 2017

What a great setting for coffee or lunch or something. The atmosphere and use of old lamps was fantastic. Go and enjoy.

Thank LJB58
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I tried oit Imperial Lane since I was staying at tje nearby Mercure Auckland, and I was intrigued to find out whether other reviewers' comments about the "small portions" was justified or not. I ordered the poached egg on bagels with crispy bacon - well...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 6 April 2017

On a recent visit with friends we were looking for a cafe with good food and coffee - We came across this one, and am pleased to say it delivered on all fronts. Very cool industrial style inside, lots of space, and the food and...More

Thank Maxelle1
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely food with great service in a spacious and relaxed atmosphere. Had the breakfast board which included the blast from the past 'boiled egg and soldiers', fun and yum.

Thank Stacker63
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Love the industrial design. Have a good coffee in a private corner of this dark, cool design coffee shop. Nice staff. Plenty of space. Easy to access with a pram.

Thank Teresa A
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Usually love this cafe but today it wasn't great. Ordered 2 cappuccinos & 1 almond, 1 plain croissant. Asked for them warmed but they came cold. They were so dry, definitely not fresh. Very disappointing. Drinks were far too strong. Definitely not to their usual...More

Thank Emmajury
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Back lane cafe, in interesting setting. Coffee was good, but not great. Nice place to sit and people watch.

Thank happysheepChina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 18
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fort Lane | 7 Fort Lane, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand (Formerly Imperial lane)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-929 2703
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