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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brownie” (2 reviews)
“cat lovers” (7 reviews)
“cute cats” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
173A Archers Road | Hillcrest, Auckland Central, Auckland 0629, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I go to the cat lounge on a regular basis. pretty much 1 x week. food that accommodates to many different diets. Delicious food, welcoming staff, good coffee, and CUTE cats that you must see and play with :)

Thank Samineh B
TheCatLounge, Owner at The Cat Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thanks Sam! Glad you love it, see you again soon :)

Reviewed 24 October 2017

I have been to The Cat Lounge a couple of times now and each time is it very enjoyable. The cats are obviously very well looked after and loved by all the staff. Speaking of the staff, they were all super friendly and approachable, especially...More

Thank Stephanie R
TheCatLounge, Owner at The Cat Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thanks so much for taking the time to review Stephanie! Much appreciated and glad you had an awesome time here :)

Reviewed 6 October 2017

Incredibly unwelcoming customer service right from the moment you walk in the door! We will NEVER go back, and would never recommend to anyone! The wait was terrible for the food, despite cafe being almost empty and after asking for multiple updates on what was...More

2  Thank Sarah C
TheCatLounge, Owner at The Cat Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hey Sarah, Firstly we would like to apologise that you have left feeling this way about The Cat Lounge. We can say that there was a mix up with the docket for your food and it definitely took ALOT longer than it normally would -...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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