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Salvation Kichen

Cafe, New Zealand
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1843 Great North Road, Avondale, New Zealand
+64 9-828 1844
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Auckland, New Zealand
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

If you want an awesome home made pie try the steak and cheese. Pastry is light but thick enough to hold the pie together and there is real chunks of tender steak inside and it's not all gravey. Very popular they sell out fast. Breakfast menu looked good and funky retro feel to the place that would have been an... More 

Thank Heather F
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is my all time favourite Saturday morning thing, sublime coffee and sweet eats! The pies are all another level !Best in the West !!!

Thank bhbjaffa
New Zealand
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

When this place first opened several years ago it was a welcome breath of fresh air amongst the greasy take out places in the neighborhood. Good coffee, very tasty cabinet food and awesome sweets and baking. Since new owners bought it out pretty much everything has dropped several levels. The owners are friendly, hard working and competent. But they don't... More 

Thank Erixtuff
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Great service and delicious coffee but not many vegetarian options, unfortunately. =( My hubby loves the cabinet options so we visit often but I usually don't buy food as there aren't many vegetarian options. The cakes are tastey though...

1 Thank JennaC_NZ
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Great food & great coffee in an old gas station. A selection of pastry & savories to help keep you going. Coffee by Bella the barista is excellent. Plenty of parking off street is a definite plus.

1 Thank DenB56
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

It doesn't look like much but well worth the visit. We had a home made pie and the eggs. Seriously delicious! The coffee is really nice too :)

Thank NZTravellerAuckland
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Best cream and jam doughnuts ever. This cafe is a hidden gem! The food is brilliant, and the staff are all really friendly, offering great service. Pretty quirky cafe, with loads of character. A must if you like good cafe food!

Thank shonya_singh
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
114 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

I didn't like it at all over priced coffee I wouldn't drink 2/10 and that's for being open ... Don't bother keep driving there are better places a little further down the road

Thank blowit
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Hubbie and I were getting lost in Avondale, not our usual patch. Couldn't find anywhere to stop for brunch - except the usual suspects of Maccers, etc. So I checked Trip Advisor on my phone app - and hello, up pops Salvation Kitchen. It sort of looks like an op shop from outside, hence we drove straight past. However, we... More 

Thank LifeIsGoodNZ
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
110 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015

After the disappointment of finding out the other bakery I was going to visit on Rosebank Rd had closed down I was driving aimlessly through Avondale, and ended up doing a u-turn for Salvation Kitchen as I drove past it. As another reviewer said, don't judge the book by its cover. I got myself and hubby a steak'n'cheese and chicken'corn... More 

Thank Swilankan

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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1843 Great North Road, Avondale, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Avondale
  • Phone Number: +64 9-828 1844

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