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The Corner Stone Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


USD 3 - USD 17
New Zealand, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews brunch scones beans salad quiche fish and chips great for kids pirate ship outdoor play area playground for kids en route state highway friendly cat pleasant lunch nice stop nice setting on site
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What a wee gem - googled cafe's nearby when travelling from Auckland to Thames and it popped up. Definitely worth the stop as the food was absolutely outstanding. Hubby and I shared a ham cheese and tomato panini as they were very large and we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sheryle G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fish and chips and ceasar salade. Very tasty and good price for the meal. Friendly service.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 1989matthiash
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

A great place to stop with an outdoor area for kids, dogs on leads, and Groups. Lots of choice for drinks and food. Clean and friendly staff.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sassytraveller28
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Met a friend from Auckland here for lunch, we are always looking for places halfway between where we live and this will be our new 'go-to'. Plenty of parking, and lovely big grounds. Awesome looking playground if you are needing that. Lots of indoor and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sonyaf22
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I had eggs benedict vegetarian and it was really awesome! Really nice cafe with a lot of good things, so worth a stop here.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ssss00
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Was a good meeting point for our group on the way to Pauanui. All had lovely meals and enjoyed the coffee. Joined by Bruce the cat who was pleased to keep us company. Stopped on our return journey as well and everything as good.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jennijdarby
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped at The Corner Stone as it is a great half way stop from Cooks Beqch to Auckland. Great selection of food, bright cheery ambiance and nice staff. My daughter ordered a large sausage roll, carrot cake and chocolate shake which she rated 9....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Robtane
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

This was our third visit. Pleasant stop on the way to and from Whitianga on our weekends away. The staff are friendly and the food is good. I can recommend the Rangiriri Mince and Cheese pie and the bread and butter muffin. The coffee is...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MarkE20
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Have never really been impressed here. Decided to try again today for a takeaway coffee and slice. Once again, the coffee was burnt, the order miscommunicated between staff, parts of the order forgotten and all of this with overpriced food. Won't be visiting again, the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank SarahF6366
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We stopped at The Corner Stone Cafe yesterday for a mid-journey coffee/snack break. Food and coffee were very good. I complimented Staff and Management on their continuing high standards. I believe a recent very low review is completely unjustified and indeed unfair. Sadly there are...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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