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Paper Moon

437 Beach Road | Mairangi Bay, Auckland Central, Auckland 0630, New Zealand
+64 21 221 4945
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“avo smash” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
437 Beach Road | Mairangi Bay, Auckland Central, Auckland 0630, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good for coeliacs, good food and good service. Not cheap but worth it. Will def return. Good for breakfast.

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

As always another fantastic lunch! Great food, service and atmosphere. Recommend to everyone! Always worth it!

Thank JanineP716
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We stopped at Paper Moon on a Sunday afternoon. We all enjoyed our meals and the children had fun trying to guess the ingredients in the special drinks on the kids menu.The food portions were generous and service was reasonably quick.

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Not great. Tried the battered snapper and chips with salad. The battered was overdone and quite dark brown, the aoli was very bland and oily. It needed a little more sharpening in the flavour, The salad mix was fairly tasteless. I have eaten the same...More

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

My friend and I frequently come here for a Sunday morning brunch after a long walk. The Mother Earth brunch never disappoints! Good, friendly service too.

Thank enzedgrl
Reviewed 24 July 2018

What should have been a superb dinner was a disaster. How would you feel if you paid about $170 a person (including wine) and then had food poisoning for a day and a half later? I had scallops and that is my prime suspect. I...More

Thank OceanVoyager999
Maxine G, Owner at Paper Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Hi there I am really sorry to hear that you have been sick and suspect it was food poisoning. Can you please provide some more details? I am the owner of this restaurant and you have not spoken to myself. I have also spoken with...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I had seen this advertised (sandwich board on side walk) and walked past this several times a week on a weekly basis since they started this service. We had thought about it but preferred our own home cooked roast & vegetables, tonight we tried it...More

Thank mikebrown21
Maxine G, Manager at Paper Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Awesome - glad to hear you loved it!! We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

We visit this cafe regularly even though it’s a 20 minute drive from home. Coffee is consistently the best in the area and they have an excellent selection of food to cater for a variety of appetites. They also have a fantastic restaurant next door.

Thank oliveowl2016
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

A great place to stop for a coffee and muffin, very dog friendly. It was a busy morning but the staff coped well. A very convenient spot to stop when you're out for a morning walk

Thank Penelope P
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We've been coming to Papermoon for over 15 years. Always a dependable local choice for breaky, lunch and dinner. Unfortunately our dinner on Saturday night was less than satisfactory. The quality of the food is still good however the quantity versus the price left us...More

Thank mattrU7114QT
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Response from Y5436ZCjohnm | Reviewed this property |
It's not that bad. Just move around the corner. This type of thing happens everywhere nowadays...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 437 Beach Road | Mairangi Bay, Auckland Central, Auckland 0630, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 21 221 4945
  • E-mail
Paper Moon is undisputedly Mairangi Bay's favourite dining and drinking spot. Be it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or drinks into the evening, we're the place that pleases. Open seven days from 7:30am to 11pm, it's our passion to create the perfect occasion. We've had much praise heaped on us and we love it! Our simply named 'Beans and Bacon Breakfast' won us the Watties New Zealand Cafe of the Year title, and our Beef Wellington has customers raving and returning regularly. This is, of course, merely the tip of our culinary iceberg... Everyone loves a Happy Hour and ours is every day, from 3-6pm. So it's actually a Happy Three Hours. (We're good like that!) Bringing you house wines for $5.90, and beers for $6.90 makes us happy too! Feel special with a cocktail special on Wednesday nights - they're only $10. Our coffee is Allpress. Enough said. Except to say that our staff are actually trained on site and off by Allpress as well. We aim to please our many four-legged friends too here - water bowls outside ensure its not only the humans who enjoy some refreshment. Our staff love dogs, so you can be sure they'll be doted on and shown lots of love! And, with or without dog, it's always nice to take a wander to the beautiful beach we're blessed to have just a short walk down the road. We think one of our takeout Kapiti ice-creams compliments a beach walk nicely too... This is all good, we know, but don't take our word for it! Come and raise a glass with us soon at Paper Moon.
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