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Delight Cafe

29 Waikare Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 9035
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“tagine” (7 reviews)
“falafel” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
29 Waikare Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A fantastic cafe serving fantastic food, served by very friendly staff. A little gem that you must try when on the island. The views over the bay are also amazing.

Thank Dodgyone413
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious morning tea here recently after walking along the coast from Palm Beach. The muffins were particularly good. But on an island where shops say "would you like a plastic bag?" (Subtext: "you know you don't") it was surprising and annoying to...More

Thank spanishkiwi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A day on Waiheke Island to find out what the island had to offer. Starting with breakfast as we had come up from Christchurch at 5.30 am( having missed brekky), we found a cafe as soon as we had sorted our rental car. Cafe Delight...More

Thank Trippytrekker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best coffee on the island, was quite strong (they tell you that up front) so if you’re used to weaker coffee let them know!

1  Thank sh3llyxo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful, funky beach cafe with really good food! Perched high on the hill above Oneroa Bay the views are amazing The staff is fabulous- I’m highly gluten sensitive and they took the time to talk to me. They were really careful and...More

Thank Meredith M
theresa l, Manager at Delight Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago


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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We come to Delight Cafe every time we come to Waiheke Island. The coffee is great (allpress), the food is delicious and the service is very friendly. The owner/chef Noyan hails from Turkey so the key dishes have a Turkish twist which makes for amazing...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Had pancakes and falafel wrap. The pancakes are similar to crepe. Loved their coffee and the casual ambiance. Food is okay - the view is great.

Thank Yoonju H
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Best lunch view just a ferry ride from Auckland.Deserved more customers.We ate and drank witb over water views.Super relaxing time

Thank aeskit
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Really good coffee with great food and friendly staff. We dined here twice and each time was brilliant. The views are to die for. Amazing. Lunch menu looks really good too.

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely small cafe with great views and awesome food. Stopped in here for breakfast one Sunday morning. Service was quick and the food and coffee were very good. Highly recommended for breakfast!

2  Thank IainR
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Waikare Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 9035
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Located in central Oneroa with stunning coastal and sea views, this is Waiheke's Turkish influenced dining and cafe experience. Genuine New Zealand and Turkish hospitality within a relaxed and warm environment or take away and stroll down the road to the beach. Delight offers fresh coffee, breakfast and lunch, takeaway options with a tasty blend of local and international flavours.
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