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Spice Cafe & Wine Bar

$$ - $$$French, , Cafe
153 Ocean View Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
+64 9-372 7659
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
14 Mar 2017
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22 Sep 2017
“Hippy Flashback”
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CUISINES
French, New Zealand, Cafe, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
153 Ocean View Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Funky tiny place but dear wife wanted crepes so we settled in. Gave our order to deadlocked young French waiter in bib farmer overalls who took our money and delivered hot chocolate and a super- healthy zingy drink. After a long wait he returned with...More

Thank DC196
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This little place is well hidden off the Main Street but look closely for steps leading down past the Four Square Supermarket. We called in for lunch delicious cider helped us consume a mound of Nachos topped with spicey chilli, cheese, salsa, jalapeño s it...More

Thank Lu B
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We often used to go this cafe (under another name) when visiting Waiheke. It now has new owners, and it seems to be a vegan style cafe. Food was certainly not to our liking and we will not be going back there.More

Thank Lengra46
OanaTong, Manager at Spice Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2016

We serve Eggs and bacon, we even have a Galette with bacon, banana and maple syrup! If you don't like this, I think you might be a Vegan in disguise! Plus we offer Croque Monsieur, a famous French toastie with ham, béchamel and cheese... We...More

Reviewed 27 March 2016

Now totally different. I haven't continued to use as my local. Miss Spice and the great food and coffee.

Thank Eileen and Rob N
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Went for lunch several times. Good food and great coffee. Eftpos machine did not work both times and all customers had to either pay cash or go off to the money machine. Did not go back for a third time!

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Great island to visit - local restaurants and vineyards all provide wonderful service - beaches pristine and picturesque

Thank IreneArmstrong
Reviewed 23 August 2015

I'm a big fan! Love the Dal which is frequently on the menu. The juices are really good and large, too. Great place for a coffee with clients/ colleagues as well.

Thank nz4now
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Spice is a touch of Waiheke, incredibly friendly staff, and excellent cafe styled food, and wonderful organic coffee. A must do when on Waiheke Ed.

Thank ecislandboy
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

We were scratching around for a lunch option because our 1st had sold out of the dish we fancied. This place looked like it had an interesting ambience and the all female crew were warm and engaging. The menu was bordering on the organic and...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Was happy to see the new owners have made some changes!! And they are doing it well, Paleo friendly as well Really enjoyed my coffee and the staff are very friendly

Thank TheSandsWaiheke
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$21
Cuisine
French, New Zealand, Cafe, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 Ocean View Road, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waiheke Island
  • Phone Number: +64 9-372 7659
Description
Our point of difference is our Coffee! We use organic beans and organic milk! Beautiful Chiasso coffee! We serve a variety of café food such as muffins, scones, quiches, sandwiches, wraps. But the difference is that most of our products are organic! Our quiches, wraps and most of our cakes are Gluten Free and we often use other sweeteners such as coconut sugar, rice syrup, honey or agave instead of cane sugar! We also make excellent buckwheat crepes, totally Gluten Free, Sweet crepes and Waffles. Our smoothies are mostly dairy free, organic and full of goodness. We also have a selection of fresh cold press juices according to the organic fruits and veggies in stock! We work with local suppliers when possible and a lot of our clientele is local so a real Waihekian experience! We provide Free WIFI but hope that you will talk to your neighbour instead!
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