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Carriages Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, European,
State Highway 16, Huapai, Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good45%
  • Average26%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“fresh salad” (3 reviews)
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8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
State Highway 16, Huapai, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I was in Auckland this is a cafe on the way to Helensville that I wanted to go back to. My wife and I went for lunch today and it’s a quaint place and you walk through a garden Centre to the cafe to...More

Thank keithg547
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is our second time for lunch bringing family for a special lunch. Nice ambience, we usually bring bread to feed the ducks & eels in the water. Good size restaurant. Plenty of food selection and affordable. Staff are young and polite. Big servings for...More

Thank Mary A
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch here. Nice view out over the river. Friendly busy staff. Good range of specials on the menu.

Thank Bruce_M94
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We took a group of 45 to carriages,we had arranged to have a choice of three mains and a dessert also coffee or tea. We were made welcome and tables had been allocated for us.We all gave our orders and then settled down for a...More

1  Thank pat b
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Walked in for a quick bite to eat on an overcast day. The food came out quickly with generous portions (and very nice crispy bacon) but the coffee was weak and service lacking. Carlos was friendly but the other waiters and counter staff were lacking...More

Thank KoF127
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times and every time felt that this business needs to up the game. Overall a good experience- nice setting of indoor, outdoor and carriage seating, a decent menu., friendly staff and view. However, when you look for details to rate, few...More

Thank samirs428
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Disappointing. Good location and parking. Entry is through a garden centre. Two couples visited for lunch mid week. Trade was slow with only two other tables occupied. We ordered four meals and the first three came after quite a while (too long, I felt) and...More

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Visited for a light snack. Lots of choices, both counter and blackboard menu, including a number of gluten free options. We chose a savoury muffin, savoury scone and hot drinks. It was all served quickly, and was very tasty. One very small thing missing was...More

Thank PlesFam
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

A soulless cafe that has seen better days. The service mediocre, the food tasteless. The French toast was cold and bland. The tea came with a plastic spoon. The wet poor quality serviettes were wrapped around cutlery. No free range eggs a big no no...More

Thank RubyrubyNZ
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

The counter staff was very friendly. The food arrived reasonably fast and was quite good. Overall the carriages need a good spring clean.

Thank Tabatha1998
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Highway 16, Huapai, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Huapai
  • Phone Number: 412-9250
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