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Soljans Cafe

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$$ - $$$Cafe, , European
366 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0892, New Zealand
+64 9-412 2680
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
366 State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0892, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Soljans Estate Winery
"Had lunch and what a treat."
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2. Award Winning Cafe
"Friendly service and serene settings"
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3. Food paired with perfect wine
"great food and awesome service"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Buffe lunch at Soljans with Red & White Wine. Delicious medium rare meat steaks with fresh salad. Can walk around winery after lunch

Thank SanjayaKanginnadhi
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Refreshing to find- Cafe by name but not by nature - thank goodness 😅 a simple but delightful menu with real food not “cafe - out of a box food “ Chef quality Refreshing wines the sparkling rose Went down so well with the pork...More

Thank Tracey E
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely setting, and great atmosphere. Food was delicious, and not overly expensive. The wine was great, and just generally a very relaxing lunch. The service is excellent.

Thank karindp164
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

It was a warm sunny day so we sat in the outdoor area. Staff kindly lofted the plastic side wall to let in more of a breeze. We ordered lunch along with the recommended wine. Food was well presented and tasted really good. Would recommend.More

Thank Rewa P
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Dear Rewa P, I am very pleased you enjoyed your lunch at our winery and there is nothing better than to do on a nice sunny day. We have created a number of areas at our venue to suit all types of weather. I liked...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018

Had lunch and what a treat. Sat outside, beautiful day and enjoyed our meal. We both had a Croatian special that was on a very interesting menu and we extremely pleased with our choice. Enjoyed a nice sirah with the meal which again was excellent....More

Thank buffalobob6
Reviewed 14 February 2018

My Wife and I dine here regularly, and it never fails to live up to its well earned status. The staff are extremely helpful and treat you like someone important. The wine tasting serving staff know their wines very well. I will keep returning hereMore

Thank Graham S
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Daer Graham S, I read your posting with interest because you have highlighted points that I regard as very important, Staff are the face of the company so I was very pleased that they were helpful and treated you with respect, this I thought was...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018

11 of us went out for a Sunday lunch in December. It's in a lovely location overlooking the vineyard. We booked well ahead and were seated at the far side of a room so didn't get to take advantage of the views - surprising since...More

Thank Sue W
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Dear Sue W, I am pleased that you had an enjoyable experience when your group visited our winery in December but I think we could have done better by seating you in a different position. It is very nice to overlook the vineyard and park...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We had a delicious lunch at the cafe. The fish n chips were really good, all our food was fresh and tasty. Pretty setting and nice wines from the winery to go with our lunch.More

Thank traveller77722
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Dear Traveller77722, I always believe food need to be visually attractive and well presented, but the main point is it needs to taste good and this you get in the main by items being fresh. Fish and chips is a good example. fresh fish, well...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018

Our family of four enjoyed lunch today at Slojans. We asked to be seated outside which we were. The service was professional, efficient and friendly. Our drinks arrived promptly as did our meals. We ordered a different dish each and everyone was very pleased with...More

Thank happytraveler478
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Dear Happytravelers478, At this time of the year there is nothing more enjoyable than sitting in the courtyard with a nice cooling breeze, good food and a glass of Soljans wine.I always like peoples comments about the staff and as you point out the were...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017 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
Tony S, Owner at Soljans Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Dear Marvin Y, We have a great family and having my grandchildren now working in the wine shop is just fantastic, they enjoy what they do and are proud to talk about our heritage as well as our wines. I also like your comment about...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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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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