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“80th Birthday Celebration”
Review of Red Shed Palazzo

Red Shed Palazzo
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Karaka
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$13
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Just 1km off the Drury off-ramp you'll discover Red Shed Palazzo - which is operated by Paul & Kristina Smith. Tucked off the motorway down Jesmond Rd and nestled amongst the beautiful gardens and a childrens playground area, Red Shed Palazzo is a stylish eatery, yet relaxed, and family (and dog!) Friendly. Red Shed Palazzo is open from 8.30Am to 4pm 7 days a week and you'll enjoy tasty innovative cuisine in a laid-back environment and also serves delicious ALLPRESS Coffee. The fully licensed cafe has Macs Gold and Speights Gold on tap and a full range of Mount Riley wines. The gorgeous garden surroundings are the perfect place to hold your wedding or any special occasion with an abundance of trees and water features. This stunning, quiet oasis of plant-life is available to hire for functions in the late afternoon and evenings and offers photo opportunities a plenty. This family-friendly cafe boasts a myriad of fun things to explore - a playground for the children and many places to relax and enjoy a tasty meal and coffee. Make sure you pop in to 64 Jesmond Rd and take in the wonder for yourself...We can't wait to meet you!
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We recently celebrated the 80th Birthday of a family member here at the Red Shed. Adjacent to the cafe there is an area set aside for functions. This area is rustic but a very pleasant place for a family gathering. Plenty of seats for the older people and lots of room for those that prefer to stand and mingle.
The food was awesome - canapés were plentiful and delicious,followed by rolls with hot ham,sausage rolls, brownies and cake for desert.
I was really impressed with the staff who were attentive to our needs and happy to go that extra mile.
Would really recommend this place for a function.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank hmt002
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Nice rambling cafe set in the country. Eclectic decor and a Sunday market make it a nice stop in. Lots of locals mainly. Serves hearty lunched and is licensed.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Thank astropig
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

If you are feeling to have breakfast or lunch out in the country then you need to visit the Red Shed Palazzo. We went for a few times for breakfast for a drive out of Auckland. You sit between plants and little waterfalls. The surroundings is so tranquil and with lots of hide away tables if you want a bit of privacy. They also have sections where bigger groups can be housed in the garden setup. Perfect for birthday parties and get togethers.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Thank Wanda F
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Red Shed has an enchanting array of outdoor glades and hidden nooks in which to enjoy your coffee and/or lunch. But their long term lack of maintenance is disappointing. I mean some of the built-in seats were falling apart and would be dangerous to try and sit on.

A poor showing for a cafe that is proud of its 'Cafe of the Year' award.

Just be careful of what you sit on.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank KiwiExpat42
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here so many times for brunches and lunches I’ve lost count. There are many setting and seating options both indoors and outdoors depending on the season and daily weather.
It’s a rustic and funky place. Artwork and aprons around for sale etc adding colour and vibrancy.
It’s a popular spot in the weekends, but we’ve always found despite being a large restaurant and seemingly full.... meals always coming out fast and efficiently. This is a real credit. There is a wide range of interesting and different dishes to choose from along with the more popular classics.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Amber Y
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