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$$ - $$$Cafe, , European
78 Hurstmere Road | #3, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
+64 9-489 0091
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  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, New Zealand, European, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
78 Hurstmere Road | #3, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came via a Grab One voucher and will return. Very good service , reasonably priced for the main shopping street in Takapuna and good quality eating. My group had two of the fish of the day which was nicely presented with big hand cut...More

Thank BOBCATNZ1960
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Good breakfast choices from muesli to vegetarian & good old eggs benedict. The smashed avo with bacon was great & good variety even on the pls. Great coffee too! Fresh & sunny, awesome start to the day.

Thank Kirsty T
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I ordered the garlic chicken salad which tasted really good until I noticed it had tiny little bugs under the salad. I was offered a new one but was a bit put off so couldn’t eat it and was only offered my drink for free....More

Thank Gaynor W
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is a great little cafe the food is really nice the service is great and it's good value for money.This is a regular place for lunch and it has never disappointed, Would recommend it for lunch or breakfast.

Thank Layne L
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Great place, staff are always pleasant and attentive. Food top notch. Had poached eggs on toast + a generous side of creamy mushrooms. The "Get fit fast" menu is also quite interesting. Handy being a short walk to the Takapuna markets on Sunday.

Thank mrsyn
Reviewed 7 September 2017

After trying a number of other places on the strip, we stumbled upon Cafe Melba and what a treat. I had a delicious vegan platter with almond cheese (slightly fermenty, but yummy on gluten-free toast with roasted portobello mushrooms). Served with roasted vine tomatoes and...More

Thank allymac_it
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Thank you for an incredible smashed avocado with halloumi. This dish is often served in many places but you have made a claim for the best version I've ever tasted. And the presentation was amazing too. Love this place, it's got a lovely atmosphere, friendly...More

Thank LenLen10
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat a late lunch and stumbled across Cafe Melba, in Takapuna. Glad we did. Delicious food, for us vegetarians😃. Lovely coconut turmeric late too. Good price, nice sized meals and quick service. Will definitely return. Highly recommended

Thank davidcapstick40
Reviewed 1 July 2017

A great café in Takapuna Very good service!! Excellent menu and food!! Great coffee!!! Great seating outside to people watch!! and bring the dog

Thank Brycee10
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We've wanted to try Cafe Melba for a while, and decided to try it for lunch. The first thing you have to know is that avocados cost about $6 each in New Zealand. With that in mind, my dining companion and I each ordered the...More

Thank nznorm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Hurstmere Road | #3, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  North Shore  >  Takapuna
  • Phone Number: +64 9-489 0091
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