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251 Maraetai Drive | Maraetai Beach, Auckland 2018, New Zealand (Formerly The Shack Cafe & Brasserie)
+64 9-536 5023
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11:00 - 20:30
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Hours:
Tue 17:00 - 20:30
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 20:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 20:30
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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175 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014

What a wonderful place to stop and eat. The cafe has a lovely atmosphere, and the staff were great. The front of the restaurant opens up fully with seating available in a neat picket fenced area. Across the road is the beautiful beach, and on this day, the tide was in, the water was blue and like glass, the sun... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

We have been here several times and it's always been a great meal. Loads of flavour and the size of the meal is huge. The staff are fantastic and very friendly

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Thank Kara G
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2014

After trying this place for lunch late last year we decided to check out the dinner menu and we weren't disappointed. Four of us dined at this fabulous little café on Saturday night and were very happy with the extremely cheerful and efficient service, the delicious food and the great scenery. Will definitely go back again as there are quite... More 

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Thank DMitchy
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013

Decor, Food choices, service and prices fantastic Best part is we do not have to travel too far to this lovely restaurant.

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Thank Janlh_13
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2013

Wow….we were a group of 32 and every one of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals. Right from the initial booking through to the night Arti was easy to communicate with and the team on the night did a fantastic job. The food was outstanding and so was the service, the restaurant was warm and cosy too which topped off a... More 

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Thank Nicole W
Maraetai, null, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2013

Absolutely fabulous service, atmosphere and food! Lovely to have a fresh selection of unique dishes in our lovely beach side town:) Authentic flavors and beautiful presentations for every dish. Particularly Love the gourmet pizza! The pizza dough which is made daily is one of the best pizza crust's I've ever had...and I'm from South Philly in the USA renowned for... More 

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Thank Danielle F
Clevedon, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2013

Wanted to try out the new menu and were pleasantly satisfied. The decor was pleasant, the background music was appropriate and just the right volume. Service was fantastic and sociable without being overbearing. The menu has an interesting variety of choices with something to suit almost any palate. We LOVED the Moroccan Mango chicken, despite the absence of any chunks... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2013

We chose Med Kitchen because we are locals and wanted to give a local business some custom. We also noticed it had a name and menu change so wanted to try it out. The interior of the restaurant is lovely with a Middle Eastern/Indian theme - quite relaxing and a warm feeling. The service was great - it was a... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2013

We have been going to this cafe/restaurant for a long time now as we live in Auckland district & it has vastly improved this year when new owners took over. The menu is now more interesting & tempting & the food is very good value with new tasty choices with European influence in several dishes which makes a refreshing change.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Delivery, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:30
Thursday
12:00 - 20:30
Friday
12:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 Maraetai Drive | Maraetai Beach, Auckland 2018, New Zealand (Formerly The Shack Cafe & Brasserie)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-536 5023

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