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Cool building and people

Popped in to this neat old building whilst at the cafe. Cool place. Don't be put off by the... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
via mobile
Historic setting for a cafe

My family and I had lunch here, good coffee, friendly staff but the menu is small but the food is... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2016
Auckland, New Zealand
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28 Oct 2016
“Cool building and people”
1 Aug 2016
“Character cafe ”
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2 Railway Street, Helensville, Auckland 0800, New Zealand
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in to this neat old building whilst at the cafe. Cool place. Don't be put off by the frontage. This book is better than its cover.

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Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

What a find, we were out for a drive and needed to find a place to have lunch with kids. The old train station in helensville was alive with people. The kids had books and toys to enjoy while we waited. The food was great,...More

Thank Brooke1777
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Nice cafe food. A fairly good selection of food and drinks. I have eaten here before and always enjoy the cafe.

Thank nzhappyguy
Reviewed 7 January 2016

My family and I had lunch here, good coffee, friendly staff but the menu is small but the food is ok. I would use again. The cafe is part of the old Helensville railway station.

Thank Josey160
Reviewed 28 May 2015

I have visited this station several times over recent years. Its former refreshment rooms have become a popular Ginger Crunch cafe. Other facilities include a well-stocked River Cottage Antiques, Art on Track Gallery and Nature's Palette gifts and home decor. Nearby is the new Helensville...More

Thank Bikingroy
Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

This cafe was well presented, clean and historically interesting. The staff were attentive and charming. However, the coffee was poorly made, flavourless and made with tainted milk. The cabinet food less than appetising unless you have a really sweet tooth.

Thank TFW_Sue
Reviewed 22 November 2014

We came across this charming small museum totally by chance when driving along State Highway 16 towards Auckland. The two volunteers manning it on the day of our visit were very friendly, helpful and informative. I have some background in railway signalling and it was...More

Thank mekydro
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