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The Refreshment Room

) #312 of 1,892 Restaurants in Auckland ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , European, Gluten Free Options
233 Scenic Drive | Titirangi, Auckland 0604, New Zealand
+64 9-817 8655
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
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New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
233 Scenic Drive | Titirangi, Auckland 0604, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Would not eat here as witnessed rats jumping around this Establishment since opening .Food stuff delivered and left outside front door,under stairs ,next to overflowing wheelie bins,or on deck area.all in open boxes etc .Ratatoullie should be on menu cute at movies not when rats...More

Thank Steven K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped in, without a reservation, for a weekend lunch. This restaurant was recommended by a local vineyard. Outside was full so we sat inside with a lovely and expansive view. The interior is very small and the tables very close together. This is unavoidable...More

1  Thank Cheezel
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This restaurant is lovely, got great views too. I love the chick pea chips!! They are delicious. Definitely worth a visit if you are on your way/coming back from one of the beaches.

1  Thank dandyash
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Met the new owners, he's from Cyprus, used to own the famous Oblios on Ponsonby Road. Seems an affable chap. We had a good time, Friday night the mood was warm and festive, we snorted up our meals with relish, all was fresh, good flavours....More

1  Thank Isolde E
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Went here before when it was busy so excused the amateur staff, slow service and cold food (that should have been hot). Tried again recently when it was half full: not the same quality at all. Far worse. Very slow to ask what we wanted...More

Thank thereandbackagainNZ
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We are local and often enjoy the refreshment room. While the food is great they are often let down by little things and service. We were put downstairs as it was too busy even though we had booked. They had run out of most of...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The food at this place used to be great under the former owners, but when I came here for dinner I was underwhelmed.The steak was cooked perfectly (which deserves a big thumbs up because steaks so often come out overcooked!) However, the perfectly cooked steak...More

Thank Tennille S
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I'm a local and I go there on a regular base. Also with my business partners. It's a very good restaurant close to Titirangi.

1  Thank MichaNZ
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We are locals who went for dinner on a Sunday night wedding anniversary. We had been told that there were new owners so decided to give it a go again. When we arrived the person who was the manager called us across the room to...More

Thank Piha52
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Sarah one of the new owners suggested a Zucchini vegetarian small plate as a starter and it was very good. The flavor was nice and a perfect vegetarian appetizer to our steak dinner. The steak was delicious. I haven't had steak in over a years...More

1  Thank Abby N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Scenic Drive | Titirangi, Auckland 0604, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-817 8655
  • E-mail
The Refreshment Room is all about fresh, homemade and inspired, rustic Italian cooking. We make almost all of our food onsite and incorporate locally produced organic and seasonal ingredients into our meals; also supplemented by our chef-tendered vegetable garden. We cater for vegetarian, gluten free and vegan diners. We provide a relaxed, dining experience with a large outdoor deck and stunning views of the Waitakere bush. Only five minutes from Titirangi Village. We host large groups, banquet dining, functions and events.
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