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Benson Road Deli

$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Delicatessen
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120 Upland Road | Remuera, Remuera, New Zealand
+64 9-520 0748
07:00 - 22:00
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Today I met my friend here for lunch. Our experience was not good. She sat for 20 minutes with no service, I was late but when I arrived we sat for another 10 minutes with no service before ordering at the counter directly. A very slow procedure. Everything we touched was sticky I.e. table top, chairs, toilet door handle. I... More 

Thank Hini66
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108 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Having moved recently we have been taking recommended walks as part of exploring new parts of Auckland This particular walk was based around Orakei Basin with a variation that took us past the Benson Road Cafe. So as suggested by the walking guide we popped into the cafe for a spot of morning tea We had a coffee and an... More 

Thank Richard S
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This place is our local. It has consistently good food and coffee. Let down on occasion by staffing but made up for by a consistent manager. Great location opposite Maple Room to watch the world go by. Extremely dog friendly outside.

Thank Durry-357
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We had brunch here, but were disappointed that two of our party of seven had their meals missed in our order, the food arrived sporadically and by the time we realised we did not want to wait for the orders to be delivered.

Thank Drjo_scottt-jones
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This was one of my favourite place to enjoy great coffee. But the terrible and loud getto rapper music made me leave quickly.

1 Thank ontheroadnowYES
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Great local for coffee. Generally good service. Usual cafe fare but nothing extraordinary. Nice baking which is always fresh Wish there was better kids selection in both the cabinet food and menu. For example, palmers down the road do a great $10 kids breakfast, hint hint!

1 Thank MamaBear44
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Had my first sit down lunch at BDR and was very impressed. Four great salads on offer was the first of my selection difficulties! I settled for a split - the chorizo and grilled veges and the Beetroot and pumpkin. Good size and good value. There was plenty of options including specials menu and display case favs. You can choose... More 

Thank Redbush64
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89 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Average coffee, average food, cold inside in winter. Not as good as it used to be. Near where we re staying so we like to walk there but overall disappointing experience. Functional not friendly staff. Menu a bit average and things not available. Needs a big overhaul. Not recommended.

Thank BaikieS
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

If you are in the neighbourhood it is worth stopping in to this nice cafe for a brunch. Good menu and cabinet food on offer.

Thank Wolfgang_NZ
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
126 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The Benson Road Deli makes great coffee and the food is good. It's very definitely cafe type food, with a large selection from the counter and also an a la carte menu. It's open from 7am to 10 pm daily. You order at the counter and they bring the meals to the table. There are two small rooms with tables... More 

1 Thank Skiathite

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Upland Road | Remuera, Remuera, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Remuera
  • Phone Number: +64 9-520 0748

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