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Soljans Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, , European
366 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0892, New Zealand
+64 9-412 2680
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (61 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
“oriental duck” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
366 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0892, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 174 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3 generations under one roof! We had a tasting with one of the sons which was great followed by a lunch. The triple wine option is a good option to have with a meal There are also regular wine tours and the estate is good...More

Thank Marvin Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we stopped at soljans winery and cafe on a private tour while in auckland. our wine tasting for ten people was informative and included small samples of five different wines produced from grapes gathered from different areas in new zealand. following the wine tasting, we...More

Thank fbokma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat outside as it was much quieter and thankfully the weather was okay. Service was friendly and efficient enough even though they seemed quite busy. There was 3 of us and only the fish and chips came out a little overcooked and dry. We...More

Thank katkeil29
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

A little pricey but the food was lovely. Really fresh and well cooked. The lamb salad was delicious and the chocolate baileys mousse was huge so glad we shared! Friendly staff in a lovely environment.More

Thank D P
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Dear D P, Thank you for taking the time to do the review, it is much appreciated. We all like to know how we are doing, how the meals were, the service and ambience of the venue and any high points that guests enjoyed. Reviews...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and good food. Friendly service and serene settings. Not too far from Auckland city neither, just slightly under 30min from CBD. a good little 1/2 day escape.

Thank pstango
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Dear pstango, What a pleasure it was to read your review, you covered everything very well in two sentences. I have no reason to add any comments apart from thanking you for posting it, greatly appreciated. Regards Tony

Reviewed 4 September 2017

The cafe was always nice to visit. I ordered a cuppa, special of the day and soup of the day, which was tomato and ham. Food was OK, not exceptional, but not bad either. Friendly staffs who were very attentive. Sitting outside under nice weather...More

Thank dlwabbit
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Dear dlwabbit, I like your opening remark that we are "always nice to visit". I always stress to the staff the importance of making all visitors welcome and I am very fussy so the venue the food and the wines of course all need to...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

Had a fantastic Sunday brunch, their Big Breakfast also has to be the best value NW of Auckland - friendly, welcoming staff too!More

Thank DigitalImages
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Dear Digital images, Thank you for taking the time to post your review which is just great. We go to a lot of effort in all aspects of the business to do things right so it is rewarding to see it is noticed and appreciated....More

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Not a great experience to be honest. We were greeted by staff that were busy and told someone would be with us soon. We were initially inundated with different waiting staff...but would then have no one attending our table meaning we would have to go...More

Thank 00sunshine
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Dear 00sunshine, I am very sorry that you found your Soljan experience disappointing. It does not matter what day people visit the service should always be of a high standard so my apologies for us not providing this for you. I like reviews because we...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

we ended up here for lunch during a wine tour The food was delicious and the wait was not too bad considering there was 35 of us would have loved a dessert too .More

Thank Molzmum
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Dear Molzmum, Taking a wine tour is a great way to get to know the wineries in the region and I am very pleased that your tour included lunch at our cafe. We get lots of groups in for celebrations and events and our team...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

On arrival we tasted some of the local wines, which are exceptional. The cafe was warm and inviting, the staff friendly. The menu and was not extensive but a good variety and matched perfectly with suggested wines. Definitely a must stop on the Wine Trail.More

Thank Robyn F
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Dear Robyn F, Great to get your review and ultra pleased that everything was to your liking. We are very proud of the wines we make and having customers like you enjoy them very rewarding. Being part of the Kumeu Wine Country wine trail is...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 366 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0892, New Zealand (Formerly Soljans Estate Winery & Cafe)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Kumeu
  • Phone Number: +64 9-412 2680
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Description
Family owned for three generations, Soljans Estate Winery & Cafe is located at the gateway to Kumeu Wine Country, Auckland's heritage wine region. Sample award-winning wines at the cellar door then enjoy exceptional New Zealand cuisine in the highly acclaimed winery cafe.
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