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Puhoi Valley Cafe and Cheese Store

) #243 of 3,039 Restaurants in Auckland Region $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
275 Ahuroa Road | Puhoi, New Zealand
+64 9-422 0604
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  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
275 Ahuroa Road | Puhoi, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must stop for break before or after leaving Auckland. A slight detour but worth it. Delicious cheese choice and food. Ice cream out of the world. Hard to enjoy all types of food in one visit, definitely worth coming back again and again. It's...More

Thank Bina M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little venue some 3km from Puhoi Village. Food and coffee good and they make great Cheeses and Yoghurt. Not to be missed and only a few minutes off main highway

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had been years since we had been to the Puhoi Cheese factory and cafe. They have expanded and have a good sized dining area, both indoors and outdoors. Puhoi is a lovely spot less than an hour north of Auckland, and you really feel...More

Thank nznorm
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bus load of Seniors from Pukekohe visited the Historical Socy, entertained by the Boheimian dancers, tour thru their museum and church. Learnt about all their history of when they all arrived at Puhoi. Lovely lunch at the Puhoi Pub. Finished off our lovely day at...More

Thank 460Sue
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Because we live locally we often meet friends here. Service and food can be hit and miss - today definitely a miss. Bye Cheese Factory - back to the more friendly Puhoi Pub for us where service is valued.

Thank Northland-Kim
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Drove up here on a Sunday for late lunch and nice to get out of the city. Food was delicious and you could pick three types of cheese to go onto your platter. Cheese tasting lady was nice and I tasted some very nice NZ...More

1  Thank Narelle60
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We had a very relaxed afternoon here surrounded by the green grass, lake with water features and cute birds who wanted to be fed! The cheese is really delicious and you can buy some to take home with you. This is an ideal spot for...More

Thank Thirtygirl
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Apart from the cheese tasting lady being unfriendly and not warm at all, the ice-cream was frozen way too solid, the young lady could hardly scoop it and we got the smallest ice-creams for $4.50. Think it's lost its charm now that Fonterra own it....More

Thank Happysof
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Popped up from Auckland for a relaxed weekend lunch with the extended family. Beautiful winter's day to be out in the sun - this please was ideal for our family...playground and loads of space for the kids to roam, while parents could relax at an...More

Thank toscie
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Have been here twice. A nice drive from Auckland and Puhoi is a pretty little place. The Cafe and Cheese store is also in a picturesque setting with well-tended grounds, outdoor tables, a large pond with fountains and ducks waddling about. It's dog-friendly too (...More

Thank Nifty2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 Ahuroa Road | Puhoi, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region
  • Phone Number: +64 9-422 0604
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Set on the picturesque grounds next to the Puhoi Valley Cheese Factory, the Cafe & Cheese store offers crafted cheeses, great food, coffee and wine. Experience our new state of the art cheese cellars and viewing window into the factory. the cafe stocks all your favourite Puhoi valley cheese, yoghurt and frozen yoghurt ice cream.
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