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The Refreshment Room

€€ - €€€, Gluten Free Options
233 Scenic Drive | Titirangi, Auckland Central, Auckland 0604, New Zealand
+64 9-817 8655
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
233 Scenic Drive | Titirangi, Auckland Central, Auckland 0604, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

Arrived at 12.15 ....place deserted! Had to ring bell on the counter to attract attention. Eventually we were handed paper menus in an unappetising state of scruffiness. We should have followed our instincts and left at this point but as we were taking a friend...More

Thank Sue12317
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 Lissy S
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
Reviewed 19 January 2018

went for breakfast on a Saturday at 10:00, the place was empty and it still took them 40 min to prepare our order with no other clients in the restaurant!! no salt and pepper on the table. We got flat white, which was very average...More

Thank AKL-Chris
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

On our return from Piha beach, we went here for dinner. We arrived at a time when they were preparing to close the restaurant. But the owner and the staff were so nice that they extended the hours to serve for our dinner. They were...More

1  Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Great views and warm service. Brought our family here for dinner and they enjoyed the entire experience🙂

2  Thank inu m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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 9-817 8655
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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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