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Benediction Cafe

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Cafe, New Zealand
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30 St Benedict Street, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-309 5001
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Auckland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

It's the people who make the place, and the people who once made this place great have left. Threadbare cabinets, tough steak sandwich, assemble it yourself toast

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Thank crandycola
Auckland, New Zealand
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111 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

It's an enjoyable space & the food is pretty good, but it's pretty pricey even for Newton..... Plenty of space to make it suitable for private discussions.....

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Thank lovenest30
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119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Not too bad eggs benedict. Fast service. A bit dirty and rabbit hole-ish to find the toilet. But would certainly return based on portion size and price

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Thank Jason E
Auckland, New Zealand
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Its been a while since i have been to this cafe but straight away you can see new management has taken over. The place has gone downhill. Key takings 1) first impression, dirty, open door with lots of leaves on the floor, chair stacked. Felt as if it hadn't opened but it had. 2) Person on the front desk new... More 

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Thank Andrew W
Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Nice atmosphere, good service, but the food was only ordinary. Sorry guys, But I can't give better than a 2.

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Thank Murray_Irwin
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

I had previously visited this place back in 2006 and had loved the eggs Benedict so much that I had to return. They were still good, although I am unsure if they were quite the same as in 2006. They are of course their signature dish.

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Thank sydneydude
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

After two hours trying on and assessing wedding dresses, we all needed coffee and a bite to eat. We were lucky enough to find this little gem of a cafe not far from the bridal shop. It looked small when we entered but we soon found plenty of room upstairs where we sat outside and had the added bonus of... More 

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Thank Carol S
Auckland, New Zealand
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151 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Just happened to be in the area. We were attracted by the cafe's welcoming store front. Cabinet food were nice and what we went for. The all day menu was pretty limiting though and nothing jump out that we felt compelled to try. Food and coffee were good. Upstairs setting area was very nice. It opened up to a nice... More 

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Thank Manaseeker
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

This cafe used to make wonderful scrambled eggs and excellent coffee. I hadn't been for some months and didn't recognize any of the usual staff so I can only presume it has changed hands. I ordered my usual scrambled eggs and a side of bacon with a large coffee. The eggs were revoltingly greasy - I'm sure they'd been cooked... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

I called in on Sunday 7th December, with my partner and her Mum for a coffee each and one slice of cake for Mum. We ordered at the counter, then took a seat in the upstairs café section. the place was not that busy, maybe about 20 people max. Our table was not cleared for 15 inutes, and when this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 St Benedict Street, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-309 5001

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?