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The Cat Lounge Restaurant

173A Archers Road | Hillcrest, Auckland Central, Auckland 0629, New Zealand
+64 800 228 223
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“brownie” (2 reviews)
“cat lovers” (5 reviews)
“cute cats” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
173A Archers Road | Hillcrest, Auckland Central, Auckland 0629, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely cats though the areas for them to play seem rather crowded and clumsy. Food was average and over-priced. We did, however have lots of fun with the cats. I can't help to feel sorry for them having to put up with constant stroking

Thank chinc831
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Having been to the cat café before, my partner and I decided to buy the Grabone deal, and go during the week to treat ourselves after a stressful end of FY. Our plans were crossed when my partner couldn’t make it for work reasons. Within...More

3  Thank Carolin E
TheCatLounge, Owner at The Cat Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi All :) We had actually been communicating directly with Carolin via email after she unsuccessfully contacted Grabone seeking a refund. (a day or so before her voucher expired..) We had asked her for some more information about why she was unable to use her...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the Cat Lounge today in hope of providing a fun experience for our children. However, one of the owners unfortunately accused my cat loving 9 year old of deliberately poking a cat in the eye! I believe his words were "he poked him...More

Thank Rebecca T
TheCatLounge, Owner at The Cat Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Unfortunately these days, any customer can jump online and say whatever they want about a business in a review, quite often the truth, or the whole story is left out as the truth is usually far less exciting... The above review is about a very,...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I took my little brother here on Saturday. You absolutely need to book. I rang up and they had a few times available but most weren't until 4pm. I asked for the 12 o'clock booking slot which made it pretty tight getting there. They were...More

Thank Kim B
TheCatLounge, Owner at The Cat Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thanks for the feedback Kim, We'll look into what happened. Glad to hear you enjoyed your time in with the cats. Have a great weekend ahead :)

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We booked here as a group of five for a late lunch :). Lovely food and coffee. The cats are absolutely gorgeous they're all very friendly and playful. Excellent service we will definitely be back! :D.

Thank KirstenFoote21
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Very nice, clean place. Well looked after, experience with cats is awesome. Design of cats area is amazing too, well thought through. Cafe is good too, coffee is very good, usual cafe food. Make sure to book a spot before you come, and try to...More

Thank fanga607
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Book before you go. It got quite busy. The cats were all awake at 10am, had a good catch up with my friend over drinks. Really relaxing. Highly recommend!

Thank Pip H
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I love it at The Cat Lounge, it's my go to place to relax and escape the busy world. There's something so relaxing about the atmosphere there. There are 20 cats in a truly fantastic space that benefits both cats and humans. With an outdoor...More

Thank Jess G
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My daughter invited 5 nine year old girls to join her at the Cat Lounge to celebrate her birthday. Such a great experience & a really unique venue. We will be back! 👍

Thank GinaDig
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I came here with family and friends on my birthday, I had been wanting to come here for a while and so glad I finally did. We had a yummy breakfast (eggs benedict for me) and an hour playing with 20 cats of varying ages....More

Thank angelC3476SL
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 173A Archers Road | Hillcrest, Auckland Central, Auckland 0629, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 800 228 223
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Auckland's first ( & LARGEST ) Cat Cafe *The Cat Lounge* Based on Auckland's North Shore we are home to 17 rescued cats & kittens, its the purrfect place to relax & unwind. We have a full size cafe onsite that is always stocked with tasty treats and award winning ORB coffee. Bookings are recommended to secure a space before your visit.
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