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Cafe Midnight Express

59 Victoria Street West, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-303 0312
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
59 Victoria Street West, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked for lunch and pleased we did as the restaurant was close to full. I ordered the Midnight Mix , a combination of spit roasted lamb, grilled chicken & kofte topped with tomato & yogurt sauce, served with rice, salad, tzatziki & humus -$19...More

2  Thank John491
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food in a pleasant atmosphere. Dinner deals made this one of cheapest meals we had in the city but also probably the best.

1  Thank sandgrown_9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful host, super friendly staff and really yummy food. Loved the tzatziki. Look forward to going back when next in Auckland.

1  Thank Travel5657
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mediterranean food has been my favourite since I was a child, so I've been to a fair few of these restaurants. Even so I'd rate Midnight Express highly: the portions were generous, meat tender, dips delicious, wait staff pleasant and swift, and prices very reasonable....More

1  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

My friend recommended this place to me and she was right - it was delicious! The place makes you feel like your in turkey and the staff are very friendly. We order from the $25 set menu and was not disappointed. Portions were big and...More

1  Thank chloe k
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Searching for a reasonably priced place for dinner we found this little gem not far from Rydges Hotel in Auckland. The waiter saw us looking at the menu outside before the place was open for the night and poked his head out the door to...More

1  Thank Carole P
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

After a day of hiking we wanted a restaurant close to our hotel and found Cafe Midnight Express. The food was wonderful, the service excellent and the price very reasonable. We did the dinner special which is $25 for a main dish and either a...More

1  Thank lissa74
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We love this place for their mezze platter. We always come away more than happy. Friendly service, great food, handy across from Sky City. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Sparjay
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We (family of 4) attended an event in Auckland and then wanted to go out for dinner. We come pass the Midnight Express. Had a good vibe straight away and we all like kebab etc. had a great table. staff were accommodating & friendly, good...More

1  Thank austrianz
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Have visited this place a number of times and have always found the service exceptional, food excellent and good value for money. Special is two selected courses for $25. Can’t beat it ! Will keep coming back. Not often I score a 10 out of...More

1  Thank PeterH9859
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Questions & Answers
Craig W
10 February 2018|
Response from Sinan O |
No ,unfortunately we do not have specials but we can make special for groups
Aline M
22 February 2016|
Response from Sinan O |
Hi, Yes,we have gluten-free options
Heba W
28 November 2015|
Response from Sinan O |
Hi, Yes We have been serving Halal since place is opened for business. All certificates are available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Victoria Street West, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-303 0312
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