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Imperial Lane

Fort Lane | 7 Fort Lane, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-929 2703
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“poached eggs” (4 reviews)
“muesli” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Fort Lane | 7 Fort Lane, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ducked in here to get out of the rain and liked the cool urban-industrial atmosphere enough to stay for coffee and a house-baked snack. It's a very appealing place, kind of dark but in a trendy, rather than a gloomy, way. It seems to...More

Thank CarolDM1900
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It all starts with having great servers that are helpful and offer service with a smile. Coffee was great and the eggs benny is served on a toasted milk bun which I'm a huge fan of. What makes this place a 10/10 for me, is...More

Thank Vikram N
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We were drawn to Imperial Lane for a wine tasting event that was upstairs. The event served some starters from the kitchen and they were amazing! I unable to find a menu online so I couldn't figure out exactly what they were but some kind...More

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We enjoyed lunch here in April. My husband inhaled his burger and I may have stolen some of this tasty shoestring fries. I had trouble finding vegetarian food to eat here, so I had something from the breakfast menu. My polenta with poached egg was...More

Thank nachty
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Imperial Lane is a sloped long cavernous cafe w/ excellent coffee -- a shout out to Adriana who diligently makes every espresso drink w/ careful attention to texture and temperature. There are some great pastries and other typical brekkie choices. The Fort Lane entrance is...More

Thank HaljoHal
Reviewed 30 April 2017

What a great setting for coffee or lunch or something. The atmosphere and use of old lamps was fantastic. Go and enjoy.

Thank LJB58
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I tried oit Imperial Lane since I was staying at tje nearby Mercure Auckland, and I was intrigued to find out whether other reviewers' comments about the "small portions" was justified or not. I ordered the poached egg on bagels with crispy bacon - well...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 5 April 2017

On a recent visit with friends we were looking for a cafe with good food and coffee - We came across this one, and am pleased to say it delivered on all fronts. Very cool industrial style inside, lots of space, and the food and...More

Thank Maxelle1
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely food with great service in a spacious and relaxed atmosphere. Had the breakfast board which included the blast from the past 'boiled egg and soldiers', fun and yum.

Thank Stacker63
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Love the industrial design. Have a good coffee in a private corner of this dark, cool design coffee shop. Nice staff. Plenty of space. Easy to access with a pram.

Thank Teresa A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fort Lane | 7 Fort Lane, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand (Formerly Imperial lane)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-929 2703
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