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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and relaxed atmosphere in this modern, popular cafe. It great for the dairy free gluten free dietary needs crowd. We have been coming for a few years. Great coffee good menu and really top selection of healthy slice options in the cabinet.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 28 December 2023

This is a little hidden gem, beautiful food the food is a slice of good clean healthy food heaven , the staff is amazing happy nothing a problem happy to explain menu for us clean food virgins (lol) I’m hooked loved every bite and the...dessert s are beautiful and healthy, I recommend the coffee smoothie very decadent.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 25 September 2023 via mobile

Yet again, another sumptuous and nourishing meal at Little Bird. I try to head here whenever I'm in Auckland (I wish Little Bird was also in Wellington...). The salads are always so varied and fresh, and the combination of ingredients always innovative and delicious. I...LOVE this place.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 17 September 2023

I am visiting Auckland from Latin America. I looked online for a healthy option and this lovely place popped up. I arrived at about 11:30am as I got a late start to my day. I ordered a juice, turmeric latte, kimchie pancake and a salted...caramel desert. They were all incredibly delish and kept me satisfied for hours. I plan to have lunch there again tomorrow. Feel so lucky to have found this gem.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 31 December 2022

Wow. Love the ambience, decor and vibe at Little Bird Kitchen. Exposed brick walls, naturalistic colors and plants.. Skylight windows. Epic setting for an equally epic kitchen. All goods are raw except for the donuts. Everything is baked without refined sugars. My fave is the...Kimchi chickpea pancakes/hotcakes. They come in a serving of two and I'm a big eater - but was not the least hungry after having finished that plate. Easy to find parking too around the area.More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 1 September 2022

The food was great, the plates were loaded so I was really full, I like that, nothing worse than walking away feeling hungry still! The service was slow but the waitress provided good service. Here is my big gripe - why the hell are they...serving smoothies with plastic straws???!! Please, get with it and use the stainless reusables, start acting as green as you make out to be, Megan May and co! We will go back but hope to see things looking greener. And in saying we had a fab waitress, the other two behind the counter were nowhere as charming and friendly as the one we thankfully got for our table. Best vegan food but as I say, improvements are still needed.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Sonia H, General Manager at Little Bird Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2022

Thanks so much for your feedback, without it we wouldn’t be able to ensure our food, service and experience are constantly improving! Regarding the straws, we are proud to use commercially compostable straws for our beverages, and all straws that are returned to our kitchen...More

Reviewed 7 September 2020 via mobile

Great almond milk late and I had their seed / sprouted bread with mushrooms and vegan cheese. I was so good. Great wee place. Also can purchase the Little Bird products.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 8 August 2020

I visited this place based on one recommendation from a person I'd only just met. I'm so glad I went! I had a chai tea and blueberry cheesecake and it was delicious! The cheesecake was melt in your mouth with a great base, and he...chai was home made, spicy and delicious! Everything I had was gluten free and vegan too! Lots of their food is uncooked to suit those on a raw food diet too, and low in sugar! Would 100% recommend!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 6 March 2020

One of the best vegan restaurants I have ever been to as it is also really healthy and fresh. Nothing processed or deep fried it is all really tasty plant based whole food. If you enjoy whole food plant based it is a must do...in AucklandMore

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

I loved everything about this place. The food is amazing - real good quality fresh ingredients prepared with such creativity. I ordered 3 things from the dinner tasting menu and they were all delicious. The cashew cheese raclette is so rich and creamy. The asian...noodle salad was just perfectly fresh with crunchy peanuts. And the stuffed mushrooms were tasty especially with that little sauce they came with. I wish i had room to try some desert, because they looked good too. I only treated myself with a tiny piece of heart shaped dark chocolate with raspberries, which was just the cherry on the cake. The ambience is also lovely. Staff were nice, they let me walk in without reservation. Thank you for this wonderful culinary experience. If I lived in Auckland I’d come back every week. ☺️More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 31 January 2020 via mobile

We are spoilt for good plant-based food choices in and around Ponsonby, which is why last night my partner and I celebrated our 26th anniversary at little bird. I’d forgotten how good both the service and the food is. The place is fairly casual and...we felt comfortable in shorts as the night was warm. We both love tapas and ordered 5 of their dishes, which means we can return and try the other five! We couldn’t squeeze desert in but I would have had the Eton Mess - very British school dinners! Unexpected, at the end of our dinner the front of house manager appeared with fantastic news. They wanted to say thank you to us (for supporting them in Ponsonbynews) and that dinner was on them. A huge thanks to the team for this much appreciated gesture and for looking after us with great care. It means a lot. #littlebird #feelingthelove #meganmay #ponsonbynews #iloveponsonby #plantbased #vegan #ponsonbyroadMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 23 January 2020

Really great place for a Late breakfast and/or lunch. All stuff is dairyfree, glutenfree, vegan, healthy! You must go there, when you stay in Auckland. I‘m a really big fan.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 14 January 2020

Firstly the cafe furniture is packed it, is hard wooden stools, benches or a wall to sit on, no cushions! Secondly because it’s so packed in the ambience sucks. Thirdly the food although it’s vegan, it’s over priced and not worth the money. I had...nachos - the crackers were tasteless, the pickles had whole cloves in it, and had loads of raw cabbage not the easiest to eat. About an hour later I was hungry again. My friends portion sizes were tiny and said they could eat twice the amount of waffles in the serve. To exit our seat I had to climb up over a bench, no mean feat in a dress! Sadly this is in my neighbourhood and I’m vegan but I won’t be back again.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 20 December 2019 via mobile

Even If you don't love Vegan organic food I think this may well be the one place you may just start to! A very Creative menu, great vibe supported by a homie design complimented by a staff who really get it makes this place incredible!...Nothing negative to say from a pizza loving french fry connoisseur.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 15 December 2019 via mobile

Best vegan place in Auckland, and probably New Zealand! We had the nachos, the kimchi burger, the crepe, a baked donut and a raw carrot cake. Everything was just perfect!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Little Bird Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4