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Leigh Sawmill Cafe & Accommodation

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Pizza, Cafe
142 Pakiri Road, Leigh, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-422 6019
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Pizza, Cafe, Pub, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
142 Pakiri Road, Leigh, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled across this place whilst driving in the area and decided to stop for a coffee. However we discovered that they had a ham and vegetable soup on the menu that day and opted to have this as well. There was a slight delay waiting...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Typical country pub ambience but with top cafe style food. Although I can only speak for my experience obviously. I ordered the laksa and even though it wasn’t the soup I expected, it was delicious and better. They had kombucha too! Hubby ordered The Big...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with friends for a meal, great food (pub) and craft beers. Good atmosphere. Prices reasonable. Recommend to others, will be going again when I am next in the location. We did not stay the night so can comment on the accommodation.

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of eight were staying in Leigh, a fantastic place for lovers of the sea, so we decided to visit the Leigh Sawmill for breakfast one morning. The setting and character of the place is great, unfortunately, the service was not. We started as...More

Thank john j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for brunch today as family of 6 with small children. Were ordered from the breakfast and lunch menus and the food was exceptional. The kumara fries were better than I have had anywhere. Lots of room for the kids to explore with an excellent...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely pizza for lunch and able to get gluten free options. Good outdoor area to relax and enjoy. Staff were friendly and helpful

Thank Waltersj1
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We’ve been costing the Saw Mill for years. This recent time I was shocked how their standards have dropped. The food was really average and expensive. Pizzas made from Lebanese’s bread and salad from a packet. The service was good and a nice place to...More

Thank candidabeveridge
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Love the setting of this cafe. The staff were super friendly and attentive. A duck burger available on the day was simply scrumptous. The fries on the side (I said carrot but my partner said kumara) were tasty tasty tasty. Worth a visit.

Thank Leigh B
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The fish and chips were amazing so fresh homemade chips . Sauces to die for. Definatly be back again. 😊😊😊😊

Thank 718jackieh
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Made a reservation and on arrival was told everyone has come at once and there will be a 45 minute wait for food but being on holiday and with some excellent beers and wine there was no rush. The menu/ wine list is limited however...More

Thank BHewe54
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Pakiri Road, Leigh, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Leigh
  • Phone Number: +64 9-422 6019
The Leigh Sawmill Cafe is the perfect place to spend a weekend - have a good meal or 2, relax in the garden, go to the beach, catch a band and stay the night in our comfortable accommodation just 50 metres away. The cafe offers delicious gourmet pizzas, full brunch and dinner menu’s using fresh local fish, hand picked garden produce and house made preserves giving the dishes a unique New Zealand flavour. We are fully licensed with an extensive wine list, bottled beer and alternating selection of 5 NZ craft beers The infamous sawmill stage has played host to a varied portfolio of live music and over the last 20 years - and proudly supports New Zealand music. Visit our website to check out our latest gig guide CAFE SUMMER TRADING HOURS 27 December - 15 February 7 days 10am – late CAFE OFF PEAK TRADING HOURS Thursday 12-9pm Friday - Sunday 10am – late Accommodation is available 7 days a week year round
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