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Hardware Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
Titirangi Road, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-817 5059
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Titirangi Road, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with high hopes as it looked like a quaint interesting Cafe and came recommended. Cabinet food was attractive and varied and coffee was good but, AND A BIG BUT, the poor attitude of the serving staff was appalling. We were a party of 10...More

Thank jtehlor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly & welcoming service. Selected from the specials board- scallops & prawns beautifully cooked - hubby had chicken & chirzo risotto - very tasty. Cooked in a good amount of time. Highly recommend. There was cabinet food available too but didn’t have any of that...More

Thank Sheryl H
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We were so lucky to have randomly stumbled upon this amazing cafe. We were doing the scenic drive and had to stop for our 2 year old. We asked a local what the best place was and she told us it had to be HC...More

Thank chrisg276rec
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The cafe is situated right in the heart of the Titirangi Village. There is a car park behind it and street parking although it's very busy on Saturdays and Sundays. The food is fantastic and coffee is good. They're super efficient and friendly. Look out...More

Thank Colleen J
Reviewed 2 October 2017

If you go to Titirangi or drive through it then you MUST stop at the hardware for a coffee and a bite to eat. Its great!

Thank Sassy V
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

After being told I wasn't aloud the wifi code before my coffee got to me (with a bit of attitude) I offered to pay up front - who knew wifi was such a serious game... I was then met with sarcasm from the waitress when...More

Thank oneopinion2
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

A regular prior to travelling overseas we revisited today after many years. The cafe was busy, however great service. Coffee was great, meals were tasty, freshly cooked and ample portions Will definitely re visit again

Thank Karin S
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Titirangi has been endowed with a lot of restaurants. Most of them are trying to be upmarket, and are certainly expensive. The Hardware is, by contrast, a happy place. Dinner the other night was fish and chips in cider batter. I haven't had such beautifully...More

Thank chiwanirwa
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Very rustic! Service staff friendly and helpful about the surroundings and what to do and see. Lamb dish was excellent.

Thank Sue O
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This place was a firm favourite when I lived in New Zealand and its still as good today. We stopped on way to Piha and it was delicious. Huge portions and just delicious.

Thank Orla B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:30
05:30 - 16:30
05:30 - 16:30
05:30 - 22:30
05:30 - 22:30
05:30 - 22:30
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Titirangi Road, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-817 5059
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