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Monarch Cafe Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$, European,
1 King St, Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, European, Grill, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 King St, Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came with the family and three of us ordered pancakes they were all cold and Uncle ordered bacon and eggs (scrambled) but his eggs came out poached! The food was sitting on the bar for a long time! Wouldn’t recommend!

2  Thank Jacinta M
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We drove from Thames to find a nice place for lunch and found Monarch Cafe bar and grill. Great service, lovely food, and very nice atmosphere. Would def come back. Prices very reasonable

Thank 302liz
Reviewed March 30, 2018

We have been here before, and stupidly went again, although it wasn't our choice. This restaurant is so noisy that you can only really communicate with the person immediately next to you, but our big complaint was the food. I ordered the scallops, which were...More

Thank Lifetwopointzero
Reviewed March 4, 2018

The Monarch is a nice spot to have an afternoon drink. It is always pretty busy! Previously we have had really average service but went last weekend and the guy serving us was brilliant. The food is okay, nothing special. There are nicer places to...More

Thank TarinaNZ
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Fish meal was very average. Small portion of John dory , fries approx 10 and even smaller salad served on a wooden board. The steak meal was by far better value for the price as was the lamb rack other friends ordered. Must say it...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Had the shared plate as we didn’t want a meal and had high expectations be cause of the high price. We were very disappointed in what was presented. It was quite small, the calamari was greasy and stuck together in one lump. I suggest anyone...More

Thank Paul_n_Cris
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

After waiting at the bar for a table finished at the bar with a good glass of wine, we got a real nice Angus steak en pasta. The staff was friendly.

Thank Wouter B
Reviewed February 28, 2018

I had lunch here with my wife and another couple and dinner with 8 other couples 2 days later. On both occasions the service was excellent as was the food and the prices were reasonable too. The staff couldn't do enough for us! The menu...More

Thank mikejones365
Reviewed December 20, 2017

This place was booked by our friends who live in Pukekohe. We had a very enjoyable meal. The salt and pepper squid is to be recommended, and the serving size is quite generous. I had the lamb rack and is was so tender and tasty....More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed December 14, 2017

We were passing by with friends and decided to end the evening with a nice coffee, we sat down and a waitress appeared took our order for coffees. My husband and I ordered a special coffee each. when they turned up they were black in...More

Thank Sarah B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 King St, Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Pukekohe
  • Phone Number: 238-3232
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