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Caffe e Cucina

265 Albany Highway | Albany, Auckland 0632, New Zealand
+64 9-448 5195
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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265 Albany Highway | Albany, Auckland 0632, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Slav and his team are fantastic. I have had many breakfasts, a few lunches and a couple of dinners here. Everything IMO is perfect. The staff are great and, oh my, the food. This week was lunch, one frond had the Beef Gnocchi, which she...More

Thank Keff D
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The menu refers to Risotto Gamberoni and the wine Prosecco Cavescovo but that's about as Italian as you get! My menu choices for which I regret. Having recently spent several months touring the country and region and dining out most nights and days, the food...More

Thank claeview
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We have been here a few times and yet to have anything other than a fab meal with attentive service. Great menu for a lighter meal through to yum desserts. Nice wine selection... The waiters are excellent... Pop on in

1  Thank jacquic374
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Had family in town and wanted to celebrate with largish group my birthday. The staff were very attentive and I found my dinner delicious. I had not mentioned my birthday when booking, but the management picked that up and came out at desert time with...More

1  Thank ToooBusy
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Italian Restaurant with a nice atmosphere. Separate bar-seating areas with fireplaces are lovely for drinks in winter. Can get noisy if large groups are dining. Plenty of off-street parking. Not cheap, but an extensive menu with lovely food and excellent wine selection. Staff friendly and...More

1  Thank KeriAuckland
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We had a business lunch at Caffe C Cucina and it was outstanding. The food was of a very high quality, fresh tasty and very authentic. The service was exceptional. Greeted at the door with a handshake, the table service was very good. I would...More

Thank DougieMac71
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We live in the area and have been to Caffe e Cucina many times over the years. We haven't been for about a year after having our latest baby and decided to go tonight for dinner with our 2 children. When we walked in the...More

2  Thank Brooke Z
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

If you love tasty serious dining in food Albany area can be lacking in that demographic. When we came here last time, it was very Italian, this time it had a sense of not being as sharp a product as I once remember. In fairness...More

Thank paul j
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit, but my daughter goes often. What a fantastic experience. The venue is excellent, the staff all very attentative and friendly, and provide excellent service and looked after our two young children great. We had oysters to start and then a...More

Thank muzzanz
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I took one of my work teams here for a 7.30am breakfast. I have had beautiful dinners here before so had high expectations! The coffee was outstanding. We each ordered a different meal - eggs bene, baked eggs etc. All were cooked to perfection, hot...More

Thank RosRobertson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
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07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 Albany Highway | Albany, Auckland 0632, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-448 5195
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“We endeavour to use the best of New Zealand’s ingredients to create delicious Italian classics with a modern flare” – Caffe é Cucina. Managing Host & Director Slav Licina has undertaken a 20 year culinary journey of hands-on experience on his way to setting up his own place, Caffe é Cucina. His wealth of knowledge and natural sense on hospitality make for a welcoming and relaxed ambience. One of the most enduring lessons learnt through his culinary journey is that food & eating is an experience. Most Italians live to eat. The experience of sharing food with family & friends is one that is very sacred & should be cherished & remembered, which is why at Caffe ē Cucina we say, “when you’re here, you’re family…salute!”
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