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Route 16 Cafe & bistro

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, Cafe,
16/40 Main Road | Kumeu, Auckland Central, Auckland 0810, New Zealand
+64 9-412 2911
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
2 Oct 2017
“Brunch”
20 Aug 2017
“So much yummy food”
Open Now
7:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
European, Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
16/40 Main Road | Kumeu, Auckland Central, Auckland 0810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We went for breakfast on a Saturday morning the food was good. However the food came as it was made and not all at once. They seemed to be short staffed. I would recommend a visit though as the service we received was good

Thank stephenf545
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We went to route 16 cafe for our mid winter Xmas work do. What an awesome night, the food was so good and there was a lot of it too. I had a slow roasted beef short rib which just fell off the bone and...More

Thank NextDestinationTBC
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Called in for a birthday brunch. We were served by teejay. Superb coffee and eggs Benedict to die for. Will definitely taking our friends there. Jac Kumeu

Thank jaberwoky
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We just happened on this place while looking for another restaurant. We decided to stop in and got the "turf". It was excellent, and great value!

Thank Trey T
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We ordered @1224. Till now, 1333, nothing come out. I think they forgot us totally. The table next to us ordered must later than us but they got served before us. We are still waiting for fish&chips/Lamb/burger. How hard is that! Terrible experience Won't come...More

1  Thank Dian Z
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

After seeing an advertisement specifically for Mother's Day we booked. The establishment was completely unprepared and portrayed a lack of care for their patrons and for the service they provide. We waited 1hour and 20minutes for our meals with no communication and no apology. Meals...More

1  Thank TreasureB
Reviewed 19 April 2017

visited yesterday with friends. We found the meal that we ordered was missing ingredients that was mentioned on the menu, the steak sandwich was overcooked schnitzel and totally overpriced. The mushrooms were so sweet they were like a desert rather than a nice mushroom taste....More

Thank AuraAccom
Reviewed 26 March 2017

went to Route 16 last nite-the food was excellent-really better than expected, The atmosphere of the place was better before The fire-now it is quite Bland-The Lighting could be softer for meals at nite-which would create a better feel-But I couldnt fault the food-altho a...More

Thank peat111
Route16cafe, Manager at Route 16 Cafe & bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Hi there, Thanks for your feed back , and suggestion and we will definitely consider it and work on it and we promise when you visit next time you can feel the difference . Thanks again Route 16 team

Reviewed 9 March 2017

From the outside yo would not expect lovely melt in your mouth beef short rib but that is what I got - with horseradish parfait. A good wine and beer list. So food great! Service needs work. Of the 4 mains we ordered, a platter...More

Thank LizNZ2014
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Since it's re-opening thought it would be a nice change to go back there. Service a bit slow as not many wait staff there. New menu with Paleo option quite good but a bit on the expensive side. Glad to see they are up and...More

Thank Marina B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 14
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16/40 Main Road | Kumeu, Auckland Central, Auckland 0810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-412 2911
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