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Plume Cafe

€€ - €€€, Cafe,
Matakana Wharf Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
+64 9-422 7915
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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New Zealand, Cafe, Contemporary, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Matakana Wharf Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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Plenty of parking space and GREAT OUTDOOR SEATING - ENJOY THE SUN!
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Delicious Breads and Pastries baked on site - friendly Bakers !
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Great Food, Coffee, Wine while you relax indoors or outdoors,A LOCAL!
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, great food and extra hot coffee when asked for (not easy to get). Lots of parking places and very clean toilets.

Thank Jock55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome setting, staff are helpful & friendly , nothing was a problem for them, add to a dish or take something out of it ! Great food & the coffees . I bought a ciabatta loaf which was also excellent . Only comment they need...More

Thank sylvia g
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sylvia, Thank you for this lovely review! Yes I do agree too about the lighter lunches as I too am one of those women and shall definitely take up with Chef! Look forward to seeing you at Plume, again, soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eggs bene was very good (nice bacon & a good homemade hollandaise) & the Moroccan chicken thigh with Israeli couscous was especially delicious! Breads, cakes and tarts are all made on site and are excellent. The coffee is Allpress and is good. We stopped there...More

Thank KiwiKaza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a Morrocan chicken thigh on couscous, it was FANTASTIC. Great atmosphere, great food, outstanding service. All the staff were prompt with their service, smiley and the Manager even came over and checked in that our meal was good. Great service Steve and crew,...More

Thank PriyaonAdventures
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi PriyaonAdventures and Thank you for taking the time to put down this review for us! We are so chuffed to read this review and to know you enjoyed the food as well as the service. Do visit us again, soon!

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The high tea was exquisite, it looked amazing in the photo and surpassed all my expectations. Each bite was heavenly it was that good. I would highly recommend it. The service was also top notch.

Thank Sheree H
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

THANK YOU ShereeH! It is so good to read this review! We are so glad you enjoyed your High Tea experience at Plume Café! Look forward to seeing you again, soon!

Reviewed 22 July 2017

We had brunch here on a Sunday. It was busy but the service was excellent. Highly recommend the full breakfast and Eggs benedict. Coffees very good too. Our food was brought to our table by one of the chefs which was a surprise as was...More

Thank Jasmine G
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you Jasmine for this lovely review - at Plume we work together as a TEAM to achieve our objective of a HAPPY GUEST! Do however note that we do not take any bookings at Plume Café - try the restaurant though if you are...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Spent 4 weeks touring New Zealand with breakfast out every day. This was in the top three. Ate there two mornings. Great pastries, egg benedict and coffee.

Thank Graham S
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Hi Graham - wonderful to read this. We are very happy to be among your Top 3 in NZ breakfast haunt! Thank you!

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We have been here many times- always consistently good . In winter the fire is lit and nice and cozy. The homemade breads and patisseries are excellent and can sell out. Lunch is great value for money with restaurant style food at reasonable prices. Outside...More

Thank ironfamilyNewZealand
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you ironfamilyNewZealand for taking the time to put down this review! Plume Café now has a new menu so do look forward to seeing you again, soon!

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Went here for breakfast, somehow our order got lost but credit to the guy in charge refunded our money for the food, and as these things happen we were greatful for that. Food was very goodMore

Thank Jeanette R
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Hi Jeanette - thank you so much for your understanding and moreover for taking the time to put down this review! We are so sorry this happened to you but have taken the opportunity to strengthen our systems in-house! We are glad you found the...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Yummy sumptuous meal is being served at this posh cafe. Nice for breakfast and brunch too. Good for the entire family as they all serve freshly baked bread and brewed coffee. It's a nice stop over place in matakana . Ideal for family as they...More

Thank ynaski
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Hi Ynaksi - we appreciate the time taken by you to put down this review. Quite thrilled to be called "posh" in little Matakana! Our bakers love baking fresh breads and pastries every morning and right now are working on new ideas! So do visit...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matakana Wharf Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Matakana
  • Phone Number: +64 9-422 7915
A delightful cafe with indoor and outdoor seating and Bakery and Patisserie with takeaways or breakfest and lunch or beverages or all.Families and Children welcome
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