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2 Beach Front Lane, Browns Bay, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-479 6931
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14 Mar 2015
“Terrible Service”
10 Apr 2013
“I just don't like bad service”
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2 Beach Front Lane, Browns Bay, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

My family visited here last week, and The waitress told us to be seated and told us they were to bring us a menu. We have waited more than 5 minutes and noone gave us the menu, so I went to the counter to grab...More

2  Thank Hongnz
Reviewed 11 April 2013

My wife and I decided to drop in without reservation, as we noticed that the restaurant was only a quarter full. The young teenage waitress made it quite clear (subliminally) that she didn't want to work too hard on the night and made us feel...More

4  Thank SC22363
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Reviewed 25 February 2013

Quite expensive with nice but limited menu. Great location, views and good indoor or outdoor seating. Seafood chowder always a hit, other items equally enjoyable. Be prepared to pay though as the alcohol puts the price way up when paying the bill. Oh, and check...More

2  Thank Carol K
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Very very average. Staff need a huge boost in freindliness and service to their paying clients. This wonderful setting is really let down by the lame, slow service (without a smile). I recommend avoiding and trying one of the newer cafes down the road (away...More

Thank Robyn B
Reviewed 13 December 2012

This restaurant is opposite the beach at Browns Bay, with views towards Rangitoto Island. There is very comfortable outside seating. The menu is not extensive, and I felt the portions were small for the prices charged. Staff friendly and attentive.

2  Thank gerryshut
Reviewed 4 December 2012

We have visited Flax in Browns Bay on several occasions, so we immediately realised that the interior had been re-decorated and we liked it. The waiters were all very friendly. But that is where it stopped. Apart from the renovations, they have also introduced a...More

Thank schalk1
Reviewed 15 November 2012

Flax's greatest strength is it's location just across the street from beautiful Browns Bay. Additionally - it has nice decor and comfortable seating on the footpath. The food is good. However the service is often aloof and on our last visit we were brought the...More

Thank Jensjourney
Reviewed 12 September 2012

Basically right on the beach, food and service excellent. Try the beetroot and haloumi salad if it's still on the menu.

Thank AucklandMeringue
Reviewed 9 September 2012

Flax is a very nice restaurant. I love the seafood chowder, and they do fab burgers as well. There is outdoor seating in big comfortable sofas so you can watch people go by, and get a fantastic view of Browns Bay beach!

Thank SeonaidL
Reviewed 27 June 2012

I took my mother to Flax for lunch. It wasn't overly busy but then it was mid-week in Browns Bay. We chose the chicken brie sandwich and the burger - Both were delicious. Good wholesome food and very generous portions as well. I had a...More

Thank foodlover27264
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  • Address: 2 Beach Front Lane, Browns Bay, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  North Shore  >  Browns Bay
  • Phone Number: +64 9-479 6931
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