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The Refreshment Room

233 Scenic Drive | Titirangi, Auckland 0604, New Zealand
+64 9-817 8655
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
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New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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233 Scenic Drive | Titirangi, Auckland 0604, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here before when it was busy so excused the amateur staff, slow service and cold food (that should have been hot). Tried again recently when it was half full: not the same quality at all. Far worse. Very slow to ask what we wanted...More

Thank thereandbackagainNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are local and often enjoy the refreshment room. While the food is great they are often let down by little things and service. We were put downstairs as it was too busy even though we had booked. They had run out of most of...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at this place used to be great under the former owners, but when I came here for dinner I was underwhelmed.The steak was cooked perfectly (which deserves a big thumbs up because steaks so often come out overcooked!) However, the perfectly cooked steak...More

Thank Tennille S
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I'm a local and I go there on a regular base. Also with my business partners. It's a very good restaurant close to Titirangi.

1  Thank MichaNZ
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We are locals who went for dinner on a Sunday night wedding anniversary. We had been told that there were new owners so decided to give it a go again. When we arrived the person who was the manager called us across the room to...More

Thank Piha52
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Sarah one of the new owners suggested a Zucchini vegetarian small plate as a starter and it was very good. The flavor was nice and a perfect vegetarian appetizer to our steak dinner. The steak was delicious. I haven't had steak in over a years...More

1  Thank Abby N
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is our local, we live a bit further up the hill and have always found the food at the Refreshment Room first class. The new owners are friendly and welcoming and always do their best to give you a wonderful dining experience. We will...More

2  Thank Robyn B
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The is a local for me and I want to give the place five stars as the rich and rustic Italian inspired food is very very good. But as of today's visit inexperienced staff and poor attempts at recovery have tainted my plate one time...More

1  Thank Jason B
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I live local - and out of ALL restaurants out West - Titirangi, New Lynn, Henderson, Glen Eden - The Refreshment Room is our favourite. The food is amazing - tasty and well presented. The new owners are so welcoming - something...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We went to the Refreshment Room for a Sunday family lunch. We arrived with high hopes and left disappointed with the extremely slow service and poor communication from the staff. One of our drinks orders was changed without any consultation with us and we were...More

2  Thank KielySmiley
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, 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 0604, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • 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.