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Carriages Cafe

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State Highway 16, Huapai, Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good43%
  • Average25%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“fresh salad” (3 reviews)
“baked beans” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
State Highway 16, Huapai, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After frequenting this place for a few years, then taking a break, I went there for something very simple today. The coffee was OK, and the muffin was really very average.

Thank dlwabbit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place and setting of the cafe is a really interesting and unique place. Love the desingn layout and concept of the place. So with the great build up with place, surely I thought the food would be great. To my disappointment food was not...More

Thank Alexander K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the corn fritters. Delicious bacon, very good quality. Fresh salad. Meal very generous and too much to finish. Omelette was very tasty too. Big meals for reasonable prices. Lovely environment and kid friendly. Will certainly visit again.

Thank nz0064
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had 3 good brunch meals. Bacon and eggs, big brekkie and mushrooms on toast. Only two suggestions-try putting the baked beans in a separate bowl on the plate to prevent soaking the toast so much and serve two slices of toast with the mushrooms...More

Thank Glenis G
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I love the set up here and the train carriages! Good came out really quickly and was yum! Good coffee too! Only thing I could fault was no table service

Thank Xana D
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Nice cafe, always fun to sit in a train carriage or outside overlooking the lake. Food nice, great variety and service very nice

Thank annaV4600HQ
Reviewed 23 December 2017

The veune, service, and quality of food badly need improving to get things back to where they were a few years ago.

Thank Lincoln J
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We stopped for a business meeting. The carriages provided a quaint, nice cafe. We each ordered something different. I had the Crumbed Calamari Salad and it was very good. One coworker enjoyed the Mussel Fritters and said they were excellent. The third had a salad...More

1  Thank salupm1
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Six of us for breakfast - 3 average 3 bad - carriages cold and tired looking - food at home far superior which is not what you expect when you go out - hot chocolate came which wasn't ordered and kids pancakes so dry they...More

Thank Wellsford777
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Our party of 4 visited this restaurant for lunch and were greeted on this occaision by friendly, efficient staff who displayed a high degree of customer service and skills. On this visit I have to make the visit quite memorable and would recommend to other...More

Thank Murray Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Highway 16, Huapai, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Huapai
  • Phone Number: 412-9250
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