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Queens Cafe Bistro

34 - 40 Queen Street | Level 1 Queens Arcade, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-354 4018
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“crab salad” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Bar, European, Pub, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
LOCATION
34 - 40 Queen Street | Level 1 Queens Arcade, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a friend for her birthday treat of a high tea and there couldn't have been a better choice. The food was beautifully presented and delicious, the service was superb. We were shown to a beautifully set table on the balcony where we had a...More

Thank margread123
QueensCafeBistro, General Manager at Queens Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow and thank you for your kind review, it is a very nice one for sure. We are so delighted that you enjoyed our offerings and service. we will keep it up and make sure the consistency and work hard to maintain our standard. Wish...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bistro on second floor above a small shopping arcade serves a variety of reasonably priced, tasty choices. The service was efficient and friendly. Outdoor seating gives you a view of busy Queen street below. Close to the harbour and on a main street for wandering...More

Thank auntiemame333
QueensCafeBistro, General Manager at Queens Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the detailed review. We appreciate your visit and with you a very nice day.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here with a friend for a quick bite to eat. We only ordered bread and dips. Now one would think this would be an easy order! No. It took approx. half an hour and had to ask the waiter twice where they were. Actually...More

Thank mummydearest1
QueensCafeBistro, General Manager at Queens Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks for your review, and sorry to hear about the unplesant experience. As we responded to Alana as well, we did have miscommunication issue on that day, where waiters were running around for all the groups turned up at the same time. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a voucher and heard about the crab so gave the Bistro a go. It is upstairs and you have decent indoor and outdoor seating. The crab dish was excellent as was the service. We did have an odd moment where they wouldn't let us...More

Thank Kevin T
QueensCafeBistro, General Manager at Queens Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kevin, We would thank you for your kind review and we are also happy to hear that you enjoyed our offering. On the other side, I am trying to think how we should respond to your feedback towards to the voucher situation, it is...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Happened to come across this place by mistake, as walking up Queen Street whilst looking for a Café for a bite / drink. The drinks & nibbled were awesome - though the Tiramisu sponge was a little dry. The rest more than made up for...More

Thank Paul M
QueensCafeBistro, Manager at Queens Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Paul for your kind review. Will pass the feedback for our team. Thank you.

Reviewed 11 January 2018

Because of flight times, we were walking around Queens Street late afternoon looking for a place for lunch. We stopped this 2nd floor restaurant and decided to give it a try. We sat on the patio which was lovely and ordered lunch. The food was...More

Thank T K
QueensCafeBistro, General Manager at Queens Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Dear TK, Thanks for your review and we are quite keen to learn from your experience at Queens Cafe Bistro. Would you kindly provide further details on what you had for lunch so that we can evaluate more in depth. Regarding to the delay of...More

Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

This old world style bistro has been here for years and is a great little spot to have a meal or high tea. Great table service and a reasonable menu. Wines start from NZ$55 a bottle. Located on the 1st floor of Queens Arcade, with...More

1  Thank PeterJT46
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We wanted a quick lunch and decided to have lunch at Queens Café Bistro, we were not disappointed. If it is a sunny day, have your lunch on the 1st floor balcony overlooking Queen Street. Good fun !

Thank michaelbN5695YM
QueensCafeBistro, General Manager at Queens Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Hi Michael, Thanks a lot for your kind review. We will share that with our team. Regards, Hunter GM @QCB

Reviewed 20 October 2017

Every time I go to this place I know that I am going to get treated like a king from the moment I step inside, to the moment I leave. I don't mind paying a little extra for great service and the high quality food...More

Thank davidlawrence1111
QueensCafeBistro, General Manager at Queens Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Big THANK YOU to your kind review David, We are truly honored with your compliment, where we know for sure there is always improvement we can do. Looking forward to see you for next visit and my sincere invitation for any more constructive feedback from...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

You can sit outside on the balcony, 1st Floor. A lunch light crab with guacamole salade has a very good taste. Will come again here.

Thank WimNijs
QueensCafeBistro, General Manager at Queens Cafe Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Dear WimNijs. Thanks for your kind review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our offering. Looking forward to see you next time. Cheers, Hunter GM@QCB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$29
Cuisine
Cafe, Bar, European, Pub, Wine Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 - 40 Queen Street | Level 1 Queens Arcade, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-354 4018
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Description
Queens Cafe Bistro - a real people's restaurant. We offer comfort European cuisine from Branch, Lunch, High Tea to Tapas and Full Dinner with a bit of finesse; the most smooth coffee in town - Vivace - NZ coffee roasted in Christchurch; fine NZ & International wines selected carefully for various tastes; NZ & International beers; Dilmah loose leaf teas and of course our themed Mocktails & Cocktails - feel free to get titles at Queens. We would appreciate your visit with our friendly and prompt service, we wish you enjoy our company and offerings. And your constructive feedback will keep us growing, so please say a few words about us. We are looking forward to meet you at QCB.
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