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The Cat Lounge

173A Archers Road | Hillcrest, Auckland Central, Auckland 0629, New Zealand
+64 800 228 223
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cat lovers” (7 reviews)
“lovely cats” (3 reviews)
“fun morning” (2 reviews)
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
173A Archers Road | Hillcrest, Auckland Central, Auckland 0629, New Zealand
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast yesterday and the food was excellent. Friendly staff and to top it off the cats were gorgeous! They were so relaxed and comfortable in the space (which is an amazing space) you need to wander around and make some friends for...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

The cats were friendly enough, however all bar 1 or 2 were asleep. It was a pretty hot day so it is understandable but for someone who hasn't been able to have a cat for 10 years it didn't quite fulfill the furry cuddle needs...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Fabulously fun morning of great coffee and kitty cuddles ... such gorgeous kitten and so playful! Highly recommended... lovely friendly staff!

Thank Zululooloo
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Parking a problem. The menu was not geared to children (lets face it most of those who go take kids with them) or those who don’t want to have to to spend $100 for 3children under 12 and a Grandparent for a snack a drink...More

Thank Jill S
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Yes, parking is an issue. This didn't start our visit well - there's only 9 parks out front, and it's extremely difficult to manoeuvre. An alert to customers when booking would at least prepare them - either drop off guests and park elsewhere, or don't...More

Thank TheGryffon
TheCatLounge, Owner at The Cat Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Wow.. Good morning :) Your review goes a bit beyond feedback and turns into just "being rude". So just to let you know, the day you visited yes! we had some relieving staff on. Why? as one of the owners (who would have normally been...More

Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Best Cafe to visit not just for the cats staff are very helpful and food was fantastic will definitely be back again soon

Thank sharkey1985
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast here first which was yummy and we then went in to see the cats! This was definitely the highlight of my day! The cats were super friendly and I had plenty of cuddles, if you’re a cat lover this is the place...More

Thank Natasha Y
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

It’s become a hobby of mine to visit cat cafes around the globe. I found this one very spacious with many interactive cats, clean with a varied menu. They were a bit under staffed and it took a while to get our food and drinks....More

Thank Mandy B
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

The Cat Lounge is a wonderful relaxing experience for cat lovers. Twenty placid cats live I the lounge and visitors can just hang out with them, petting, stroking, playing, watching funny cat clips. The cafe is separate but food and drinks can be taken into...More

Thank Rose Y
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent all around! Great customer service, delicious coffee, lovely cats and atmosphere, and wonderful, friendly staff. We loved every minute and we can’t wait to come back! My 10 year old loved his visit and getting to interact with the delightful cats. Just purrfect!

Thank sorcha010
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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