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Bach'n Cafe and Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Cafe, European, New Zealand
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249 Maraetai Drive, Auckland 2018, New Zealand
+64 9-536 7182
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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We've eaten here many times and the food and service has always been fantastic. Staff are always really friendly and helpful, and make you feel welcome. Brunch is our favourite meal - the meals always come out with a lot of love on the plate and taste great

Thank J2392FErichard
Level Contributor
28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The service is really slow, it takes ages to get served and they won't take orders from the counter. I can't figure out why the four wait staff were rushing around so frantically, the cafe doesn't have that many tables and most of the orders coming out looked straight forward. We ordered coffees to takeaway when we were paying and... More 

Thank Jane T
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I visited this cafe on several occasions over the years whilst in New Zealand and again this year. The service for meals is a bit slow and haphazard but whilst waiting there is a wonderful view out over the sea to islands. The coffee is excellent as long as you are specific about how you like it. Muffins are yummy,... More 

Thank edco2013
Level Contributor
23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a dream location. Right on the beach, sit and have a coffee and watch the water. Which is just as well because you're likely to be there for a while. They are always understaffed unless you get there at 0900 or the weather is crap or both. I recently had an early almond coffee and it was... More 

Thank jhainey
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
106 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I spend a lot of time at this beach and have eaten at this restaurant twice. The food is very average, as is the service.

Thank OffroadAdventurer
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is the place to come out and get away from the rat race. It would be hard to beat the friendliness of the wait staff. The view is amazing and it gives you a chance to smell the roses while waiting for your food. A vegetarian alternative was no trouble to staff. This little gem was brilliant

Thank KayCat2000
Sippy Downs, Australia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We stopped in here for some beer battered fish and chips and were not disappointed. Meal came out quickly and had a home made tartar sauce.

Thank tim i
Level Contributor
21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The is the second time we've had to walk out! We waited 20 minutes and the so-called waitperson walked past us 4 times without any response to our request to order. The place was moderately busy but certainly not full. This used to be a great little cafe - I can only assume it's changed hands.

Thank DLM48
Snells Beach, New Zealand
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105 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Beachfront (over the road) Cafe. OK but not more than that. Thai Beef Salad good, calamari not. Coffee hot, service good.

Thank DavidRRyan
Level Contributor
109 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The cafe has the beat view. Across the road is the water. We were lucky enough to sit at the front and have a comfy seat soaking up the view. The staff were great and accommodating as we wanted breakfast but it was 11.15 when they had just started the lunch menu. They were happy to make us a breakfast... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, New Zealand
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 Maraetai Drive, Auckland 2018, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-536 7182

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