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Monarch Cafe Bar & Grill

€€ - €€€, European,
1 King St, Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand
238-3232
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“whitebait” (4 reviews)
“lamb rack” (3 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
New Zealand, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 King St, Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Took a couple of friends for lunch back in February 2017 - one of my friends from Australia, the other local.... Hadn't been here in a couple of years and noticed the menu is not as extensive or appealing as it once was but what...More

Thank RSTh0mps0n
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a 3 course dinner. Big mains, decadent desert. Great service. Wonderful presentation. Will be back.

Thank SofiaAndreen
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Many a happy hours of an Friday night here! The best place to relax and sit outside in the sun watching the world go by chatting to family and friends. House wine is nice and the chips are great. Highly recommend the pate . .I...More

Thank Kim K
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Called in here a few times with family and friends. Not cheap but I had beef fillet of a very high quality, service was great and drinks were reasonable considering you are in Auckland. We hadn't booked but the manager found a table for us,...More

Thank 3069jones
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Food took forever to come out - after raising this point, the wait staff blamed us for not booking Fish was over cooked and chewy Grossly overpriced Rude waitstaff Will not be visiting again

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This is a casual place for everyone to relax and forget cooking for tonight. The place is full of locals having a drink or having a meal. The setting extends onto the pavement outside. Although King St is the main road in Pukekohe, the traffic...More

Thank Victor L
Reviewed 16 February 2017

With friends staying from Finland and about to embark out of Auckland to continue their holiday, there was only one place to lunch in Pukekohe - The Iconic Monarch Café. We had a most enjoyable time here, over a long lunch, as was to be...More

Thank alx22015
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Been to Monarch many times but our last recent visit was extremely disappointing Service was slow the waitress seemed in interested When I asked for the kids menu the waitress told me the children had to be,12 or under which one was! Didn't think this...More

Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Had brunch there yesterday. Nothing wrong with the food itself but my friend wanted tomatoes with her bacon and eggs. We were charged $4 extra for one small vine tomato. Totally over the top!

Thank RaymondGi
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Auckland prices plus some for very poor cooking. Seafood cooking is an art that this restaurant has obviously not mastered which is hugely disappointing considering the prices for food and drinks. Not going to be winning any awards with this performance.

Thank haemara
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 King St, Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Pukekohe
  • Phone Number: 238-3232
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