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Takapuna Beach Cafe

22 The Promenade | Takapuna, Auckland Central, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
+64 9-484 0002
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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22 The Promenade | Takapuna, Auckland Central, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Had a business lunch here and was pleasantly surprised by how innovative some of the dishes were in what is a small place adjacent to a beach parking lot. Service was great as was my fish entree, perfectly prepared and quite delicious. A bit crowded,...More

Thank kdu-917
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I went with 2 very dear friends. Haven't been to Takapuna for a long time and the beach has a special place in my heart, so this is a perfect place to have lunch and enjoy the wonderful view. Unfortunately the food didn't measure up...More

2  Thank favfoodforelsie
HipGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Takapuna Beach Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Hi favfoodforelsie, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I would like to get in contact with you personally to hear more about your experience. Could you kindly email me at takapunabeachcafe@hipgroup.co.nz with your contact details? Regards, Andrew Hipgroup guest relations

Reviewed 14 November 2016

This place used to be soooo good. Been coming here regularly since 2008 and the creativity and quality of the product always blew me away. But pretty much every time recently it's been patchy - low quality smoked salmon, dishes that were marginally OK, but...More

1  Thank whyd0ineedascreennam
HipGroup, Guest Relations Manager at Takapuna Beach Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Hi whyd0ineedascreennam, I attempted to message you directly. We are extremely sorry for letting you down on a number of levels the other day. I would like to get in touch about your experience. Could you kindly email me your contact information to takapunabeachcafe@hipgroup.co.nz Regards,...More

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This cafe has such an amazing location, with such great views. It's a shame their menu was relatively limited and should I say eccentric. It can get a bit tight in the cafe, especially when it gets busy. If you're going with kids, strollers/requiring high...More

Thank -Gary-T-L
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

My first visit to Takapuna Beach Cafe and it was a great experience. Really good food, amazing coffee and a nice view to top it all off. Most of all the staff were great, they really made the experience worthwhile.

Thank Ross J
Reviewed 11 October 2016

What has happened to this place! I used to go there quite a lot, went today and at first was appalled to see the Squabs inside the café were ripped and the glass tables were terribly scratched. Ordered the Chicken salad and you could hardly...More

1  Thank kristy allan A
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Great location, however the food and service was slightly disappointing. Food had great flavour, however i had the truffle pasta, and it was served on a plate?? Therefore quite tricky to eat. Also found the waiting staff a bit frosty. Apart from that its a...More

Thank Harriet T
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Wonderful atmosphere with excellent service worth for what you spend alone or with a group. Its really a lovely place beside the beach.

Thank ramesh214
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Is an excellent place for breakfast or lunch. I always go to this coffee specially when days r beautiful, never had problem with parking. Prices r expensive but great food and excellent customer service.

Thank manrehe
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Very busy cafe but staff where fantastic couldn't have been more helpful Perfect for dog watching Food was amazing Will definitely return next time in town

Thank 79robynb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 The Promenade | Takapuna, Auckland Central, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-484 0002
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