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Plume Cafe

$$ - $$$, Cafe, European
Matakana Wharf Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
+64 9-422 7915
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good19%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“bread” (24 reviews)
“cakes” (10 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
New Zealand, Cafe, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Matakana Wharf Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Plume Cafe
Plenty of parking space and GREAT OUTDOOR SEATING - ENJOY THE SUN!
See reviews that mention IN THE HEART OF MATAKANA!
Delicious Breads and Pastries baked on site - friendly Bakers !
See reviews that mention BEST BAKERY IN MATAKANA!
Great Food, Coffee, Wine while you relax indoors or outdoors,A LOCAL!
See reviews that mention FOOD, COFFEE, WINE!
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

This a great spot for coffee or lunch. The baked products and menu are very good. There are places to sit inside and out and excellent parking.

Thank Damaris9
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you Damaris9! We are glad that you liked our coffee and our baked goods as well as the menu which has just been introduced. Look forward to seeing more of you at Plume Café!

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I have traveled the world from New York to the corners of New Zealand. This cafe is one of my favorite places. Great Sunday morning energy, staff makes you feel at home with great food and service. They have almond milk and vegetarian options. Really...More

Thank hutoxi_antia
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Thank you, world traveller Hutoxi - we appreciate the time taken to put down this review! Yes, lazy Sunday mornings in Matakana start at Plume Café. Do also try out our artisan breads/pastries made right on the premises by our speciality bakers, the next time...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I tried one of their best seller food and its so exceptionally good! Cheers to you guys! Would recommend this place and it has a lot of parking space.

Thank malizl
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you Malizi for this review - it is always very rewarding for us to read about our guests enjoying themselves at Plume Café. We have a "new menu" from today so do visit us again, soon!

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff, great food and extra hot coffee when asked for (not easy to get). Lots of parking places and very clean toilets.More

Thank Jock55
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Hi Jock55 - I am so glad to read this since I am always asking for extra hot coffee and know its not easy to get too! Thank you so much for this lovely review and for taking the time to put it down in...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome setting, staff are helpful & friendly , nothing was a problem for them, add to a dish or take something out of it ! Great food & the coffees . I bought a ciabatta loaf which was also excellent . Only comment they need...More

Thank sylvia g
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Hi Sylvia, Thank you for this lovely review! Yes I do agree too about the lighter lunches as I too am one of those women and shall definitely take up with Chef! Look forward to seeing you at Plume, again, soon!

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Eggs bene was very good (nice bacon & a good homemade hollandaise) & the Moroccan chicken thigh with Israeli couscous was especially delicious! Breads, cakes and tarts are all made on site and are excellent. The coffee is Allpress and is good. We stopped there...More

Thank KiwiKaza
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Hi Kiwikaza, Thank you for this lovely review and I do apologise since I seem to have missed out thanking you for the same! We now have a new Menu at Plume Café so do visit us again the next time you are out for...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

I had a Morrocan chicken thigh on couscous, it was FANTASTIC. Great atmosphere, great food, outstanding service. All the staff were prompt with their service, smiley and the Manager even came over and checked in that our meal was good. Great service Steve and crew,...More

Thank PriyaonAdventures
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi PriyaonAdventures and Thank you for taking the time to put down this review for us! We are so chuffed to read this review and to know you enjoyed the food as well as the service. Do visit us again, soon!

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The high tea was exquisite, it looked amazing in the photo and surpassed all my expectations. Each bite was heavenly it was that good. I would highly recommend it. The service was also top notch.

Thank Sheree H
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

THANK YOU ShereeH! It is so good to read this review! We are so glad you enjoyed your High Tea experience at Plume Café! Look forward to seeing you again, soon!

Reviewed 22 July 2017

We had brunch here on a Sunday. It was busy but the service was excellent. Highly recommend the full breakfast and Eggs benedict. Coffees very good too. Our food was brought to our table by one of the chefs which was a surprise as was...More

Thank Jasmine G
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you Jasmine for this lovely review - at Plume we work together as a TEAM to achieve our objective of a HAPPY GUEST! Do however note that we do not take any bookings at Plume Café - try the restaurant though if you are...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Spent 4 weeks touring New Zealand with breakfast out every day. This was in the top three. Ate there two mornings. Great pastries, egg benedict and coffee.

Thank Graham S
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Hi Graham - wonderful to read this. We are very happy to be among your Top 3 in NZ breakfast haunt! Thank you!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matakana Wharf Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Matakana
  • Phone Number: +64 9-422 7915
A delightful cafe with indoor and outdoor seating and Bakery and Patisserie with takeaways or breakfest and lunch or beverages or all.Families and Children welcome
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