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Red Shed Palazzo

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64 Jesmond Road | Auckland, Karaka 2578, New Zealand (Formerly Cafe Palazzo at Shed 16)
+64 9-294 6687
08:30 - 16:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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168 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Went with family to the market then lunch at the cafe. Apparently the market has been going for a while on Sundays but I have never seen it advertised. Not a lot of stalls because of Easter. Will go back on a normal weekend. Heaps of parking especially around the back (sign posted ). The cafe is huge with seating... More 

Thank w00fies
Auckland, New Zealand
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76 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Busy place with nice surroundings. I had the mince which was very nice ( even with burnt toast)- my friend had the pancakes with maple syrup and banana which for $19 was very disappointing. Not a place to return anytime soon.

Thank kiwifood2015
New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Had a family birthday lunch. My husband had the special of the day which was crumbed chicken schnitzel with salsa and avocado and small roast potatoes on the side. He thought is was great. My sister had the BLT which she always enjoys and the other two of us enjoyed the Mediterranean salad. The food was great and the service... More 

Thank RuthNewZealand
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61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We went here in a massive downpour but were still very impressed! We couldn't explore the gardens very well but had a quick run in the rain and it looks fabulous, we will def go back in the sunshine! Food was great, we shared the carrot cake and banana and choclolate cake. Preferred the carrot cake but the chocolate cake... More 

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116 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We saw that the cafe had recently won an award and wanted to see what all the fuss was about. It didn't disappoint. We had a couple of coffees, a fluffy and slice of cake and all were very nice. Being critical the coffee had a heap of froth on it (an inch think) for a flat white but other... More 

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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast here today with my mother and husband. Arrived about 9.30 and got a table straight away, could choose where we wanted to sit. My husband had the salmon omelette which he absolutely loved. Mum had the French toast, savoury, she liked it but thought the bread was a bit too thick which made it a tad stodgy, the... More 

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94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We drove here straight form the airport on our journey south and was the best thing we could have done . great introduction to New Zealand style food . well cooked great flavors and large portions. we had the bacon and eggs , the pancakes were delicious as well as the smoothie

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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Great spot lovely coffee. I had fun happy staff, great casual environment. Shame about the food ceaser salad was nothing like a ceaser, dressing tasted like it was out of a packet as well as the packet gravy on the lambs fry my farther ordered. Other than that nice spot close to motorway so easy to stop

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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Lovely spot - same old menu. Shame they don't add a steak or fish meal to the menu. If you are here for lunch and don't want bread or a salad then your sunk for choices really...

Thank truebluekiwis
Kiwi on tour
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182 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Another wedding over with. Stayed in Drury close to venue. Motelier recommended the Red Shed Palazzo for brekkie, so we did. A little of the beaten track, but that's what gives it's idyllic setting and charm. Various garden areas with tables, flora and fauna everywhere to give more intimacy. Great inyernal space with plenty of room. Very Jaffa rustic bohemian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 13
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Jesmond Road | Auckland, Karaka 2578, New Zealand (Formerly Cafe Palazzo at Shed 16)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Karaka
  • Phone Number: +64 9-294 6687
Just 1km off the Drury off-ramp you'll discover Red Shed Palazzo - which is operated by Paul & Kristina Smith. Tucked off the motorway down Jesmond Rd and nestled amongst the beautiful gardens and a childrens playground area, Red Shed Palazzo is a stylish eatery, yet relaxed, and family (and dog!) Friendly. Red Shed Palazzo is open from 8.30Am to 4pm 7 days a week and you'll enjoy tasty innovative cuisine in a laid-back environment and also serves delicious ALLPRESS Coffee. The fully licensed cafe has Macs Gold and Speights Gold on tap and a full range of Mount Riley wines. The gorgeous garden surroundings are the perfect place to hold your wedding or any special occasion with an abundance of trees and water features. This stunning, quiet oasis of plant-life is available to hire for functions in the late afternoon and evenings and offers photo opportunities a plenty. This family-friendly cafe boasts a myriad of fun things to explore - a playground for the children and many places to relax and enjoy a tasty meal and coffee. Make sure you pop in to 64 Jesmond Rd and take in the wonder for yourself...We can't wait to meet you!

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