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“Best venue over looking the boats.”
Review of Buoy

Buoy
Ranked #679 of 2,439 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Price range: USD 3 - USD 14
Description: Join us for delicious food, excellent coffee and the best views of Auckland.
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Description: Join us for delicious food, excellent coffee and the best views of Auckland.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Superb service and really good food. The weather was lovely so we sat outside under umbrellas. Salads were delicious.

Thank Teresa S
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

As far as locations go, Buoy has it made - plenty of parking within 100m, and a magnificent outlook over Westhaven Marina.

In deference to our wee dog, we took the option of a table on the deck outside - a lovely day for it. the outdoor furniture is functional, perhaps a little too cheap and cheerful, and the music playing over the speakers reflected the tastes of you staff rather than the patrons - something any cafe ignores at their peril.

the coffee was very good, and, as it should in any reasonable cafe, the tea came in a teapot - top marks for that!

We shared and enjoyed a slice of cake and a sausage roll, both of which were very good.

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Thank donmalcolm
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Our friend took us here for brunch. Parking was reasonably easy but could get very busy.
Cafe almost under the harbour bridge and beside board walk along the yacht basin. About 2k plus walk from the Auckland ferry terminal. Lovely food, eggs, bacon etc but loved their rosti. Also they make their own crumpets which are very popular. Seating is inside and outside, lots of dogs, children about and for people who want takeaways there is a container selling coffees and teas to streamline food and drink orders. Very hard working and lovely staff.

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Thank nztraveller60
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Buoy has become my breakfast regular. Right by Westhaven Marina with an outdoor deck they serve good simple food that is easy to understand with warm and friendly service. They know me by name, accomodate some of my weird dietary fads and have my coffee ready for me if they see me parking!

Thank Drew G
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Arrived at noon to find indoor café fairly full and quite noisy. By 12.30pm everything went very quiet only to rev up again around 1.pm. The waitresses were quite friendly and efficient. A lamb burger with chips is hardly haute cuisine but it was nicely cooked and presented so all good. Service was a little slow but not a big issue. Bottom line is it's an ok café in a good dockside position.

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Thank Brian T
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