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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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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • 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 14 May 2018

This restaurant provided a warm welcome and exceptional service. At all times we felt unrushed. The food choices were varied , well presented and delicious. The meal deals represented an exceptional and unexpected value for money. I would like to add a personal recommendation for...More

Thank Richard_Shillito
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Walked in off street place seemed full but we were greeted and seated immediately. Service was wonderful, food was good value and delicious. Waiting staff pleasant and ensured you never had an empty glass. Next time we are in Auckland we will definitely be back!...More

Thank Carla P
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We had lunch for two here and a great dark beer, Monteith’s Black. The chicken kabobs were great as was the service.

1  Thank 007Traveling_Man
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We decided to give this place a try when we were in Auckland. They were busy but we were seated almost immediately. They also serve cocktails here. This is a Turkish restaurant and the food is absolutely delicious. It’s a small but very well run...More

2  Thank butterflydiva7
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We totally enjoyed our meal the food was amazing large serves but the best was yet to come with the service the wait staff. Thank you we had a great night.

1  Thank Helen R
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Came here by chance after a long day walking around the beautiful Waiheke Island. We were two starving college kids looking for a fresh meal at a reasonable price -- not easy to find. We actually could only afford the lunch menu here, but the...More

1  Thank Megan R
Reviewed 7 April 2018

I was pleasantly surprised when we had dinner here. It was a little quiet however it meant that we got prompt service and our food was flavoursome and delicious! I had their Mezze Platter and Iskender and loved how fresh their food was! Will be...More

1  Thank ReviewsNZ
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

How on earth has this place ranked so high? Possibly one of the worst culinary experiences of my life. The food was appalling. Dry, bland, small portions. The customer service was beyond terrible. I politely gave feedback and was met with an extremely rude almost...More

3  Thank Diana F
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for quality service,mouth watering delicious food,clean and peaceful environment,Cafe Midnight Express is by far the best in town! We had dinner with my wife the other day and we were absolutely amazed with the whole experience. My wife tried the midnight...More

2  Thank nikoanelly
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

This was a quick walk from my hotel and my first time sampling Turkish food. Dinner was outstanding. I ate until I was stuffed and I only ordered a main course (Iskender) and dessert. Restaurant staff was friendly and attentive.

1  Thank RocketGrl
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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
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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