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Chocolate Brown Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, European,
6 Mill Lane, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-422 2677
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
6 Mill Lane, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a recently diagnosed coeliac I was rapt to see such a large and interesting selection of gluten free food available for lunch. Everything was clearly labelled, including the drinks. I thoroughly enjoyed the delicious fritata and tropical smoothie, and hubby enjoyed his chicken and...More

Thank RayandSue68
ChocolateBrownnz, Front Office Manager at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our new menu, a lot of thought & time went into the new changes. Our head Chef is vegan so she has made sure our menu caters for everyone. I will pass on your message to...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I visit Chocolate Brown again and again for their incredible hot chocolate, made with ... chocolate! Sooo delicious. I also love the charming chocolate-shop.

Thank Y L
ChocolateBrownnz, Owner at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments! We are glad you like us - we like you too!

Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful sums this place up perfectly...beautifully set out, beautiful hot chocolate and a beautiful shop. We were meeting a colleague to sort out some product and she recommended we stop here for a coffee or a hot chocolate. No regrets at all and sorted out...More

Thank shionac219
ChocolateBrownnz, Front Office Manager at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we are so pleased to hear such a lovely response to our shop & cafe. You'll have to pop in one evening we are opening tomorrow for Dinners! The hot chocolate is addictive isn't it -...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017

We had a disappointing experience a few months ago. The manager was very apologetic and we came back. We are so glad we did. The food was great and the service was better than the previous time.

Thank Tabatha1998
ChocolateBrownnz, Manager at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us, very happy to know that you had a good experience with us. Hope you liked the new menu!

Reviewed 14 November 2017

A local sent us to Chocolate Brown the first time, we couldn't help but stop the second time. Our initial visit was a late lunch. We were tempted by the items in the case, but it was a chilly, gray day and we both opted...More

Thank Eatsmeister
ChocolateBrownnz, Manager at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to place feedback, we really appreciate it! Such good news to hear that you were please with your orders. We have just released a new menu today so next time you call in there will be lots of new...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We were traveling though this town and I looked up the reviews for a great venue for breakfast. Seemingly this establishment got the prize but sadly this was not our experience. The food was nicely presented but lacked taste - eggs were far too runny...More

Thank Sandiwells13
ChocolateBrownnz, Owner at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Sorry to hear that you were disappointed. We were busy as we are popular, sorry it didn't match your expectations. The menu states our eggs are served soft poached, with options to cater for personal preferences. The toilets are cleaned regularly, but are only as...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

On recommendation from TripAdvisor we visited CB for a family breakfast while on a road trip north. The place is appropriately hipster fresh with a cool vibe from outside. Inside it's nothing special but still comfortable and clean. The coffee was fantastic - one of...More

Thank chrisg276rec
ChocolateBrownnz, Owner at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Hi - thanks for your review. We have taken your comments on board - staff have since been told to look for families with children and offer them the highchairs. Usually these are in the cafe in full view. The water is help yourself, next...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

I have been to this cafe several times for brunch, lunch and just cabinet food. The food has always been excellent (special thumbs up to the mince on toast - delish!!) but the mocha is the best I have ever had! EVER! You need to...More

Thank VictoriaHem
ChocolateBrownnz, Manager at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate it. The Mochas are amazing Even better with a savory scone, we look forward to seeing you again & I'll pass on the message to the team.

Reviewed 8 October 2017

If you're having brunch, lunch or just coffee and cake this place is definitely worth a visit. Great menu with all the regular favourites, plus some. Service was fast and friendly even though the place was really busy. Try their slices...hard to resist! Highly recommended....More

Thank Steve C
ChocolateBrownnz, Owner at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thanks for your lovely comments - glad to hear we hit the spot! Susan

Reviewed 8 October 2017

I'd rate this as one of the tip cafes in Warkworth. Great coffee. Delicious Fries. Great Chocolate shop right next door. Good Kids menu . Seating inside & out. Close to main street of warkworth.

Thank Kirsty W
ChocolateBrownnz, Manager at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we appreciate it. Will pass your compliments on to the Chef. Have a great day

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Mill Lane, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Warkworth
  • Phone Number: +64 9-422 2677
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Description
Award Winning - cafeteria and chocolaterie A Kiwi Styled menu, Handmade Cabinet food and Specialty drinks. Next door in the Chocolaterie are British Sweets, Dutch Licorice, Kiwi lollies, Fresh Fudge and Handmade on-site chocolates. Come and be warmed by our fire in Winter or sit in the sun over a beautiful Kiwi Summer. We would love to see you here soon. Open for Breakfast, Lunch & now Dinner on Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights.
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