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St Heliers Bay Cafe & Bistro

) #123 of 1,866 Restaurants in Auckland $$ - $$$ Cafe, European,
387 Tamaki Drive | St Heliers, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
+64 9-575 6995
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (28 reviews)
“smoked fish” (11 reviews)
“poached eggs” (7 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
387 Tamaki Drive | St Heliers, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 218 reviews

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

You never get disappointed... they have the best food and friendliest staff ... we have been there few times with friend and kids and we had zero bad experience... not very baby friendly cafe but they do their best to accomodate you with kids 😉

Thank Shida A
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to enjoy with a couple of friends in front of the beach! Good food, in special the wagyu beef hamburger with delicius handcut chips! Awesomeness

Thank Eduardo V
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic from the moment we stepped in. Polite staff. Got the fish and the burger to go and sat on the back across the road with view Rangitoto. Smoothies were great too. Even brought us water as we waited in the sun for food to...More

Thank Pete H
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Came for lunch. Food was okay. They were happy to adapt most things on there menu to make them gluten free. We waited in my opinion to long to get our drinks. With people receiving theirs before us even though they had ordered after us....More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Haven't been for a while but today might be the last time. Ordered berry brioche x2 but then told none available only savoury or one cinnamon. My wife ordered the cinnamon brioche and my alternative arrived well in advance of hers. When it did eventually...More

2  Thank Alan B
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Definitely worth a trip out from the city. Nice, airy dining room. Big menu with lots of good options on it, great beer on tap and some fun nonalcoholic drinks too. The waygu beef burger is delicious I might add.

Thank Sal_Paradise767
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Just a 20 minute bus ride from Britomart (in Auckland near the docks ) makes this Bistro a great alternative to eating in the city centre. Great interior modern and lovely views over the water. Super friendly staff made sure it was a meal to...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome find for yummy ice cream and after dinner coffee. Great views. Nice vibe. Full to the brim in the restaurant. So nice to find a place for ice cream at the beach after dinner by the sea.

Thank 951kristin
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Love the location, interesting menu and great service. This restaurant is one of the restaurants associated with Rose Hip and Cafe on Kohi. The staff really know what they are doing. The seats are uncomfortable, and the menu is a little odd but yummy. Great...More

Thank CessUnd
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely breakfast with the family as the food and service was excellent and prompt. Very convenient to home too! Highly recommended. Well done Chef and team

Thank ExpatinPNG
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 Tamaki Drive | St Heliers, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-575 6995
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Opened December 2012
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