Aurora Cafe

Aurora Cafe

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4.0
4.0 of 5 bubbles

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Food
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.3 of 5 bubbles
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CUISINES
Cafe, New Zealand
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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4.0
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Jatagnat
Dunedin129 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 friends
Great selection of cabinet food. Blueberry & white chocolate muffin was lovely. Coffee was just perfect and extra hot how I like it! Very good service. Plenty of tables and lots of customers.
Written 4 August 2023
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Waynedvh
Hokitika3789 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 couples
When ever back in Mosgiel I always call into the Aurora Cafe for my cheese roll fix 10/10. Very friendly staff great service and a huge menu selection to suit all diners highly recommend.
Written 17 July 2023
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Adrienne
5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 couples
Arrived for a late lunch so may have missed the best options. My sandwich was nice and hubby enjoyed the sausages egg and chips.
Written 31 March 2023
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TinVet
Mosgiel716 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 couples
Ordered our coffee like I always do (single shot etc) and they had it spot-on. Was creamy and tasted better than any I had in a very long time. Highly recommended
Written 15 October 2021
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Styly_Girl
Dunedin369 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 family
Went for lunch in school holidays. It’s was very busy but found a table. Extensive menu - All Day Breakfast, Lunch, Kids Menu and cabinet food. I had sausage and mash. Served with onions and gravy. The sausage was delicious (1 long sausage is served). The mash was claggy so maybe out of a packet. The onions and gravy were so salty - and I love salt. Also had a spoonful of peas. That gravy though was poured over the sausage and potato. I ate the sausage only. Other main was corn fritters and salsa. Two spicy fritters with a fresh ‘salsa’ on top. Quite spicy (fritter) and very little corn...very little. Children’s menu had snack bowl ($9) with 2 mini hotdogs on a stick, some (4) chicken nuggets, chips AND wedges. The nuggets weren’t great and too much with both chips and wedges. The Star was the burger on the kids menu. Adult size burger and fries ($7.50). Staff friendly and place nice and clean. I didn’t enjoy my meal but the prices are good and kids catered to. The food cabinet items looked fantastic and I’d go back just to try them.
Written 9 July 2020
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Deny
4 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2020 none
Good food and service, GF was a little limited. Great sausage rolls and cheese rolls. Nearly as good as mine!
Written 28 June 2020
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Chris F
Mosgiel20 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 friends
The service was terrible would definitely not go again. Really unprofessional very confusing about how to retrieve food some sections can use tongs others on shelf not allowed to. Selected an item from display without realising using tongs and was embarrassed by person serving me response out loud informing me it was from display and there were signs which I clearly hadn’t seen. His response was loud enough for others patrons to hear despite me apologising and trying to explain I hadn’t seen the sign. He then went and put another sign on cabinet. Very embarrassing spoilt the afternoon tea with my mother
Written 8 March 2020
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AlanC5387
Sincerely sorry you had a "poor experience" Chris F. However we do fail to see how 'Display Only' and 'Please Order At Counter' can be confusing. If you have any suggestion's as to how we can clarify these requirements, we welcome them. Here at the Aurora, as indeed all cafes, we take food handling and food safety very seriously. Hence the reason any food on display is wrapped and not intended to be handled as the now (as you pointed out) four signs stipulate. I feel obligated to mention the item you purchased was wrapped on a tray directly behind the mentioned signs. You unwrapped and handled this and also exposed someone else's food. Your response when question was "other places allow it". I wouldn't want to eat at those other places if that is the case. I make know apologies for the way we handle food safety for yours and everyone's protection. No intention was made to embarrass you and we are sorry your afternoon was spoilt. Do however trust you can appreciate the predicament we face with food safety compliance.
Written 10 March 2020
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Alistair A
Dunedin7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 couples
We wandered into this place to kill some time while waiting for a car service and were immediately struck by the cleanliness, decor and ambience. The food selection was equally appealing with a wide range of fresh offerings. Friendly staff, free wi-fi and a music selection of Cafe Del Mar styled background sounds made up for a completely enjoyable experience. Highly recommended.
Written 24 November 2019
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Angie Panda
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 family
daughters favourite restaurant with fish, a train & big play area. we have loved the food every time we have gone and well worth the money. There is also a colouring area and books for kids.
Written 17 July 2019
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Hotts#1
Wanaka36 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 couples
Very nice cafe to visit, pleasant sitting in front of the large windows looking at on to the main street of mosgiel. Had the biggest toasted sandwich I have ever seen and it was delicious. Coffee was nice and strong, friendly staff who had helpful information about places to see or visit. Well done
Written 23 May 2019
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Waynedvh
Hokitika3789 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 solo
When back in Mosgiel visiting family one of my first stops is the Aurora Cafe. Great menu and good selection plus coffee but the best are their cheese rolls 10/10.
Written 13 November 2018
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Wendy C
26 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 family
Cabinet good for lunch , pies and savouries ok , slice was disgusting very oily base no glvour , very hard to bite , one bite was enough .The coffee was very strong bad after taste and just warm .Not a good experience thought an old fashioned coffee lounge would have great food .
Written 19 October 2018
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jason h
Mosgiel5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 couples
My wife and i had breakfast here and could not fault the food or the service, we have been back numerous times and have never had a bad experience.
Written 2 October 2018
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Janeane P
11 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 couples
My partner and I purchased a mobile business and we had breakfast here this morning (18 July 2018) Lovely staff and outstanding food
Written 17 July 2018
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karencookson
58 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 couples
Nice coffee and value for money meals. Breakfast is good and staff are friendly and efficient. Worth a visit
Written 12 May 2018
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