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The Refreshment Room

233 Scenic Drive | Titirangi, Auckland Central, Auckland 0604, New Zealand
+64 210 567 084
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“pasta” (13 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
“potatoes” (8 reviews)
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European, Gluten Free Options
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233 Scenic Drive | Titirangi, Auckland Central, Auckland 0604, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

We had a lovely lunch today at the refreshment room. The food was fresh, tasty and cooked to perfection. We would recommend this restaurant and will definitely be back again.

Thank Coastal27913
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We came as a group of 4 using Grab one vouchers. We were really impressed, a lovely atmosphere and incredible Italian food. We used to come here a lot before it changed ownership so were a bit dubious but after the first course we were...More

Thank Emski22
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Came for dinner at 6.30 restaurant was fairly full and seemed to be buzzing. Lovely atmosphere and food smelled delicious. Took the waiter 35 mins to order us some drinks and about 15 mins later to arrive. The restaurant basically emptied in approx 30 mins...More

Thank Ingrid H
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Since opening of this establishment have seen rats enjoying this "A" grade food premise?? , being situated in derelict old factory and boardring bush the dinner bell has rung for rats to dine . Mainly on salad greens ,carrots onions , baked bread items etc...More

Thank StevenK3055
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We had a great lunch. Food was fantastic. View not a good as anticipated; however, it didn’t detract from the food. Staff were very pleasant!

Thank stuartr799
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Visit with Friends... Great location have been before amazing but this time not as great. Some meals superb other meals average. Most not hot. Flavour not there. Broken Potato dish usually amazing not so this time...something missing in flavour. Coffee not hot. Bill pay was...More

Thank Jodee R
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Terrible, such a shame used to love this place it was the most over booked restrant I have ever seen. I booked weeks and weeks ago however when we got there on time upstairs had been booked out and we were taken downstairs where it...More

Thank kellysinc
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Loved everything about the place!! Although we did book in advance when we showed up they were over booked and had to put us down stairs ... ended up loving it though very romantic!! 😊

Thank LissyS52
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Just had an extremely average meal here. I could have easily cooked to this standard myself. The wait staff were inexperienced but I guess you have to start somewhere. It would be nice if the water was put fresh on the table when you arrived...More

Thank MHarding25
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I believe this place has new owners. The food is still good, Although you pay the same prices as better restaurants in town. I think the staff are very kind people but miss the basics of service. We had made a booking which wasn’t acknowledged,...More

Thank mandyinSingapore
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Scenic Drive | Titirangi, Auckland Central, Auckland 0604, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 210 567 084
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The Refreshment Room is all about fresh, homemade and inspired, rustic Italian cooking. We make almost all of our food onsite and incorporate locally produced organic and seasonal ingredients into our meals; also supplemented by our chef-tendered vegetable garden. We cater for vegetarian, gluten free and vegan diners. We provide a relaxed, dining experience with a large outdoor deck and stunning views of the Waitakere bush. Only five minutes from Titirangi Village. We host large groups, banquet dining, functions and events.
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