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Wtf
75/100 (232 ratings)
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European
"Absolutely delightful Doreen looked after us during lunch yesterday, food was great service is superb ambiance just the surroundings can be improved..."
Jane Eyre
"We ordered the Beef Burger & the Lamb Shank with Jalapeño Cheese Poppers on the side for the night. The beef burger was cooked perfectly..."
KJ Eats
"Yummy food , good customer service & cheap , good environment , clean ✋🏾👍👍👍👍 affordable & i recommend this place to everyone who’s..."
Dara
"Ordered food through uber from here. So many gluten free options, most I’ve had on uber. And the food was soooo good! I’ll definitely be getting..."
Donna-Marie Holt
"Awesome service and excellent food. Definitely recommend the WTF pizza. Will definitely be back for more drinks and food. It’s a hidden gem for..."
Sam
"Always our go to place for dinner after a long week. Best service and best steak in town. While I'm enjoying my steak I'm always thinking about how..."
Soterion Maselino
"The food tasted lovely. We ordered the lamb pizza and Mediterranean fried rice, which was full of flavour. When I entered the bar, there was a lady..."
J K
"Excellent food and really generous servings! $10 Lamb Shank and $10 Bbq ribs are the best (Special menu is available 12pm-5pm Mon-Fri). We actually..."
Charlie
"This is a family (suitable for children) restaurant and bar located in a very old and tired building. The area is big. The service was excellent...."
Little Borneo Girl
"Ribbs were MIIIIIIIIINT AS! Those ribs just fell off the bone. Did smell abit funky when we walked in but that didn't stop us from enjoying our kai...."
Taua Pollyanna
"Top notch customer service. Friendly approachable staff. Awesome $10 lunch choices. Salad was not fresh but soggy and fries tasted like it was..."
Khaleesi
"I didn't think there was anywhere decent to have a nice dinner in Manukau that wasn't fast food. That was until, we stepped into this place! We went..."
Ashleigh Hea
"Very good food and exceptional customer service from Kehaia. Looked after us well. And also the lady from the bar with a nice smile. Keep up with the..."
Gr8life
"Great food in terms of taste and portions! We had the loaded wedges, ribs and stuffed chicken. Presentation of the stuffed chicken was beautiful. We..."
Albert Lee
"Lunch started at 12, but by the time we left, there was only one more table of customers on a Sunday. We had BBQ chicken wings with a green salad. My..."
STRADS
"Great food. Huge servings and yummy as well. The ribs and lamb shank were just delicious. Great customer service as well. Will definitely be back...."
Rohit Sharma
"Enjoyed the food, Steak was cooked to perfection. Me and my partner were very pleased with the service, Service was very efficient :) Staff were very..."
Michael
"Had originally planned to meet a friend at 1981 not realising it had changed. We weren’t sure what to expect but decided to give WTF a try..."
Stephy_NakiGirl
"Absolutely delish meals! Would definitely recommend and will definitely be back... food was super tasty, well presented and staff were awesome! Lamb..."
Shann
"Dine in with friends last week presentation of the food was an excellent. Amazing service front staff was very friendly.We will definitely come back..."
Hardavinder Singh
Nando's
73/100 (1254 ratings)
Quick Bites
Portuguese
Fast Food
European
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch
Dinner
Lunch
"This was not my first time here but I was taking my father and mother in law here for the first time. They are very conservative about their food and..."
Ash
"Really good chicken - juicy with a decent amount of bbq sauce, not too salty or oily. Fast service and decent sized portions. The fries weren't..."
Imperius Malekith
"Had the classic burger. Tasted a lot better than I thought. Chicken was nice and juicy, and the mild chilli sauce complemented it perfectly...."
Dan Nguyen
"Ordered the chicken tenderloins in mild sauce, chicken bbq thighs, cheesy pita and two peri peri chips. Its our go to when we are hungry and want a..."
Food Loverrr
"Have been to this place for quite a number of times.The foods, especially the grilled chickens are really yummy. Always feel like having..."
Marcus Lau
"My favorite meal. I love love their grilled chicken and peri peri chips. Cannot say enough about how delicious their meals are. Always a regular at..."
Amorita Maharaj
"First time at Nando’s with Boss and a work colleague. Straight after over time on a Saturday. Met up at Nando’s for a feed and it was well worth..."
LoveFoodWithApassion🥗🍸 (Ngata)
"My favourite place to visit with my friends👌🏻 chicken was delicious. A bit crowded sometimes and they need to work on their customer service..."
Dhand
"Tried Nandos for the first time with their Superfoods Salad w/ added grilled HOT Periperi chicken strips. Found the salad to be absolutely divine...."
LC Tavioni
"One of my favourite place now for a quick dinner, staffs were friendly , quick service, clean with cosy ambience. The chicken are so tender and you..."
Roger DD
"Never fails to please my partner and I. Service is always good and the place is always super clean 👍🏼 although the service time could be a bit..."
Holly O'Dea
"I am actually really surprised by the low rating of this Nandos. I love the ambience, especially upstairs it's a really nice restaurant to dine in...."
Ashleigh Michelle
"Shared a whole chicken meal between three people and it was quite nice. Love the chicken ribs. The flavours were similar to other chains. Also got an..."
Benedict Uy
"Nice food with good ambiance and service. Tried both veg and non-veg and it was good. Veggie pocket is good for vegetarians and rest everything is..."
Vishu
"Me and my partner recently went to this Nando's whilst passing through. First impressions were alright, the light shades were strange and..."
S
"Not the best nandos But food is the same . Too crowded downstairs. Staff isn't friendly . They all look depressed. Maybe management..."
Leo Dilshan
"Been here numerous times. Decor is nice since they upgraded. Most recent time I went was just before the lunch rush. Ordered and food was..."
KG
"Nando's is great. Some staff here are rude but some are extremely nice. The place is newly renovated and they serve their food quite fast as well...."
Marggie Pascua
"Had african style full chicken with peri sauce.. It was just so delicious and mind blowing.. Ordered 1 full chicken which is sufficient to make 2 of..."
Mukesh Bisht
"Newly refurbished Nandos joint! Love the new decor! So fresh and modern, restaurant is clean and very smart. Staff are okay, however..."
Kelly
"I'm a big fan of nando's. Manukau doesn't let me down, the chicken is delicious, the service is great, they are happy to put extra peri salt on the..."
Jamez Hill III
"One of my favourite places ..love their grill chicken n BBQ ribs ..only problem is their timing ..they will make u wait for 20-30mins to serve you..."
Zilly
"As a lover of Nando's, this would be one of my favourite stores. I go here occasionally.Friendly service, great location, same old menu but..."
R
"Great food and awesome service. Food was quick and waitresses knew what we wanted before we asked. All in all great place to dine, only down side was..."
Talah Barnes
"Went to Nandos Manukau with a group of friends! Ordered the family feast. Thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The customer service was amazing and we felt..."
Tanya
"I go here often because of the friendly staff and the delicious food. It has a nice atmosphere and great food. Highly..."
Jim
Urban Soul
86/100 (1866 ratings)
Restaurants
European
New Zealand
Cafe
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Vegan Options
Gluten Free Options
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast
Brunch
Lunch
After-hours
Salmon
Cakes
Salad
Eggs Benedict
"Love your tea..."
FoodieAsh
"A perfect family friendly cafe. Service was amazing and felt very valued. Thank you..."
Natarsha
"Beer battered fish and chips as usual. Could be taken to a different level in terms of execution and flavour but not bad..."
Neha Mahabir
"I was looking for a cafe to go to and found Urban Soul. I had a lolly cake and a hot chocolate. The lolly cake was not hard, it was nice and soft and..."
Steamed Hams
"Great spot to pop into for a chill layback breakfast! Nice out door seating. They offer a great eggs..."
Burgergod
"Initially sat down and thought orders were taken but you actually need to order at the counter especially if you are planning to do split payments...."
STARCIA
"A friend told me about this place - i had no idea it existed and it was quite a nice surprise! Their cabinet food is amazing and very decently priced..."
Candice Stewart
"I had coconut pancake, chips and mocha. Pancake was okay, fluffy and and it had some crunchy bits. The chips were 👌🏻 in a generous amount, hot..."
Wan Ili
"closer to 3.5i would say taste, presentation, ambience, service are all within average/expectation, but not outstanding for me to pick this..."
Deadwin
"My favourite cafe in Manukau. They have an amazing brunch menu and coffee they serve is perfect. Very nice place to bring wife over the weekend and..."
Mihir Patel
"Lovely atmosphere and quite ambiance. Great customer service. We ordered from the cabinet everything was delicious.Would definitely be..."
R
"Lovely atmosphere inside. It was packed on Mother’s Day so we were seated in the garden house but I imagine it’d be lovely inside. I’m not sure..."
G
"Came in for brunch for three people, and it is way nicer than I expected, being in the middle of manukau I expected it to be just a run of the mill..."
Jake Ingledew
"Great little spot in Manukau with fresh made spinach and feta muffins and well made coffee. You have a selection of freshly made pastries, savouries..."
Taron Ah Chee
"Been here a few times and have not been disappointed yet.Yesterday we got the chicken burger and chicken salad and both were..."
Prashant Datt
"So happy this cafe is just over the road from work - I love this hidden gem!  There cabinet changes very regularly and is always full of fresh and..."
Caroline Barrett
"Come here often for a quick bite and coffee. Their iced coffee is amazing and food is also quite decent. We tried some of their cabinet food and..."
Karen
"Cozy, quiet ambiance combined with delicious food make a great breakfast experience. This is exactly what Urban Soul gave me and wifey when we came..."
Benz Chan
"I've been here several times and I think it's the best cafe in my town. Staffs are really kind, delicious foods (cabinet foods as well!) and overall..."
Robin Pae
"Lovely atmosphere, chill vibe, cool decor, great service and exceptional food and beverages. My partners mocha was divine. Her Bagels were okay but..."
Ishmael Chalmers
"Amazing Service! Friendly staff!love this cafe! Food is amazing! One of the nicest cafes around. Ordered the Salmon Eggs Benedict on Kumara Hash!..."
Kimwhittaker68
"Another wonderful Cafe close to home :DDD AND they have Wifi! Very nice location, right next to Countdown and the gas station, finished my chores..."
Min Min
"If you are looking for a great place for a business meeting North of the Bombay Hill, this place is perfect.  There's plenty of spaces for one on..."
Mike E Kennedy
"Food: I got the creamy mushrooms and oh boy. Not shy about portion size which is always a +++++ LOL. So yummy. The bread was amazing. My mum got the..."
Marina :)
"We came here for weekend brunch and it very busy! (Always a good sign). Cabinet food looked delicious, but we ordered from the menu - Kids waffles,..."
Emily
"Lovely find in Manukau, better than what you would expect! Loads of seating, inside and covered outside, with lots of food options. Great cafe..."
DC
"Great cafe with wonderful coffee 4/5!! Visited twice this week whilst out in Manukau only bought coffee but great looking food so will have to come..."
Beccs
"Good food, good service. Chicken burger was really good, my partner was happy with his standard eggs benny with bacon!! Staff were really happy and..."
Gem Hackett
"been here 3 times and it's my second favorite cafe. delicious food friendly staff and the nicest decor.eggs bene is my go to and have tried it..."
Thompson AJ
"I really enjoy this place. Food is fresh, great value for money and most importantly food is delicious. Staff is great always smiling and helps you..."
Johan Kauhega Milika Taumalolo
"I have not been to many cafes out South of Auckland. But the ones I've been to - good golly - they totally get the concept of 'value for money'. I..."
Adeline
"A Hidden Gem in South Auckland . My favourite cafe by far around Manukau and the food is always amazing. Highly recommended the Egg Bene and Us..."
Julz Robanakadavu
"My first visit today, cafe is located in a weird location which is a bit hard to find. Cafe was busy and is well laid out with good retro interior,..."
Preet Singh
"Food and beverages are so gooooood. Reasonable prices, Venue and location is perfect in the heart of manukau city. Heaps of parking and lovely..."
Josephine Numanga
"BEST COFFEE IN MANUKAU!I haven't eaten here so I can't say anything about the food except that it looks tasty. I have had the coffee several times..."
Stephanie Tan
"I loved it here, the service for me was excellent, the food was amazing and the ambience and very elite. It was in a weird location but that's the..."
Peneueta Willis
"Ordered:Kumara Rosti with mushroomsRolled oatsHot chocolate w/ almond milkSoy latte$43Have been here a few times..."
Jsun819
"Absolutely delicious meals!The ambiance is loud and buzzing but the cafe is a little cold temperature wise. Still, the food is worth wearing an..."
Tara Sutherland
"This café is probably a little out of the way for most but if you’re in Manukau it’s a good place to check out. This cafe has plenty of seating..."
HJ
"What a great find this cafe was! One of our number is Vegan and requires Gluten Free food and for once there was plenty of choice, something not..."
Mary Barnett
"Great option if you're in the area. I've found the service and food can be quite inconsistent, sometimes great, sometimes pretty average. Though..."
Mysticmojito
"My sister recommended this place when I was visiting Auckland. The ambience reminds me of those French inspired cafes. The service was also pretty..."
DuckieLovesToEat
"Love this cafe , top food quality with ok price , calamari salad is the best! Chicken salad, beef noodle very good, love the smoothies. Just a bit..."
Yu Jia
"Situated in Manukau in the Westpac building, this place can get super busy.They have an outdoor area and a lovely indoor dining area. Order..."
I_like_pickles
"Their burger tasted okay, very busy during rush hour when I went. Took a good 15-20 minutes to order in the queue and felt a bit ignored. One of the..."
Momo
"We have eaten at UrbanSole a number of times. To be honest it is really hard to fault this  Cafe. Today we visited for a Sunday Breakfast - 6 adults..."
Laurie
"The vegestable souffle was amazing, tahitian lime soda was just right not too much zing and zang so all the food was delectable. There is a variety..."
Mareta Hunt
"Urban Soul is by far the classiest and best cafe/restaurant and venue hire in Manukau. Great ambience, quality coffee, homemade-like baking and a..."
Louisa Plumpton
"Don't know why it's taken me so long to write a review. Visited again this weekend....it's a fav of my husband and I. Love the food and there is a..."
Michelle D
"Great local cafe! Menu is varied and isn't over priced. I like the atmosphere and staff are always very friendly. I do prefer this Urban Soul to the..."
EATINGUPAKL On Instagram
"A very nicely decorated cafe! It was a little bit confusing upon arrival as we weren't greeted by any staff so we were not sure where to..."
Winnie Luo
"Been here a few times for coffee and cake. Love the coffee here. Went for lunch today and tried their salmon and kumara Rosti. Lovely dish and just..."
Jay
"Had a weekend brunch here as it was reccomend by a friend! Very busy so had to sit outside which was fine. Food came out cold and separate so not..."
Holly D-T
"Was not expecting to find this gem of a cafe in Manukau, but oh how glad I was to do so!They offer both cabinet food as well as menu..."
Where.iate
"Really love urban soul. Great place to eat. I love their menu and consistent great service. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting somewhere out..."
Belynda Hibbert
"Great cafe with good quality food (menu changes often enough and great range of options) and beverages. Staff are fantastic and very..."
Sarah Allen
"Went here for lunch today, very busy every time we go there. Had the hot smoked salmon hash. It was tasty, if a bit low on salmon and not overly hot...."
Trish
"Mothers Day brunch here. Easy parking, always a plus.Booked a table for eight, only informed it was outside on arrival but fortunately it was a..."
Chris Mcneill
"This is nice cafe for this side of town, the food aint bad and the coffee is good. We had the crepes and brioche french toast and they were tasty -..."
Jayce Huynh
"We love to visit Urban soul every once in a while for family brunch. The different areas in the cafe gives everyone a great range of options and..."
Bronwyn Koh
"Been here multiple times and I really like it. Foods pretty good, shakes are yummy. Sometimes it is hard to find a table because it gets really..."
Natasha
"I have been here numerous times over the years, and I truly think the menu just gets better each visit. It is often quite busy with regulars and..."
Wanderlust
"One of my favourite go to cafés in South Auckland!Me and my partner went over for breakfast; he had the CLT with Coconut Mocha to drink..."
Jen Ibarra
"I was so so excited to give this cafe a go and I'm happy to report that it lived up to expectations. By no means is the food super exciting or..."
SS
"Stoked to find a cafe of this quality in Manukau, the decor is beautiful and food is well presented. Found most staff good to deal with but..."
Paige Eriwata
"A nice place to have brunch and lunch. Great cabinet food and BLT :) friendly staff and nice environment. Food can take a while when it's busy..."
Leanne Kumar
"My partner and I stopped in to urban soul for a quick bite to eat. Can honestly say that I was pleasantly surprised at the food and decor of urban..."
Rahera Cullen
"Interesting cafe in the heart of Manukau. It's more of self-service. Basically you have to go to the counter to order your meal before you sit down...."
Lucille Sia
"Awesome cafe in Manukau! Food - We ordered the City Slicker, Sautéed field mushrooms, and Chicken & crispy noodle salad. They were all..."
Misty
"Had a lovely breakfast at Urban Soul, the food tasted good and was pretty quick, but the real highlight was the staff who were great when my 8 month..."
Heather Sharpe
"Food was really good! They have like small brunch dishes not really like big main dishes but I don't mind that. Interior is really nice aswell makes..."
Judy Chhy
"One of my fav's in south Auckland. Food taste good, coffee was amazing. Surrounding was warm. Staff was friendly. So glad it's very close too us...."
Jasmine Seutahi
"Beautifully presented food, relaxed, nice background music (a tad loud) and overall enjoyable experience. Definitely worth revisiting. Food was tasty..."
Stephen Harrison
"First time visit 2 this cafe very clean and homely atmosphere. Coffee good would prefer a larger size if availible. Meal more than happy well..."
Barb&Ted
"Have been here a few times always such a busy place. Food is pleasant and beautifully presented and drinks r good too. As usual we had the eggs bene..."
Sarah Mellor
"I love love love the atmosphere of Urban Soul. It's a great place to have a catch up with friends and the food is served beautifully. I recently had..."
Grace
"A nice little local spot, with a lovely outdoor area and very modern decor. In quite the unexpected place, I never would have thought of coming here..."
Karen
"Beautifully cooked linguini with capers, olive, sundried tomatoes and chicken. Classic flavour combination and tossed through with pesto and sliced..."
Travels4Food
"Came here for lunch yesterday with a frown, place was super busy, lovely friendly staff, we placed our order and our meal was out within 10 minutes...."
Kim Ormsby
"Been here a couple of times for work lunches and it never disappoints. Lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. All the food looks incredible and I..."
Georgia Forde
"The decor of this place is rather modern and sophisticated. Therefore, this cafe is perfectly appropriate for corporate gatherings or group..."
Mat
"Urban Soul is a regular haunt but I was interested to try a few new things on their menu. A favourite - the Lamb Salad, was no longer available (such..."
Stephy_NakiGirl
"Had a quick chicken avocado sandwich and mocha today. Let me tell you I have been going to this cafe from more then 2 years now . Never had any..."
Joy
"The food is usually above average although some things look a lot better than they taste. Caters to a wide range of dietary requirements. The brownie..."
Amber
"As I live in Manukau I can tell it's the best "european cafe" nearby. High quality food and very well prepared. I get a little bit frustrated when I..."
Will Scalioni
"Very busy cafe. We came here for lunch on a week day and we all ordered from the lunch menu. Our food took around 20-30min to cook. The food was..."
Candii Cao
"I didn't feel so guilty when I ate the Stuffed Kumara, it was simple, flavourful and a healthy option. It's definitely worth the try. The price..."
Naotiaatiana
"With the decor being so clean, modern and classy – I’ve had numerous recommendations for this cafe for my lunchtime escapades in..."
UltimateOmNoms
"This is THE spot for breakfast in the south Auckland region! The restaurant is an absolute dream - I wish my house was as beautiful inside as this..."
Monique Porteous
"Although the place is beautiful and the staff are super friendly and pretty cool. The parking sucks! Strict parking limits and set places to park..."
Cherryll Thompson
"This is the first time ive been here and i reallu enjoyed it. Food was great. Great service. Will definitely be back again. I had chicken with lemon..."
Selma Baqi
"First time visiting and it was extremely wonderful the setting and decor as you enter the place sets the mood for a comfortable meal. The food is..."
Kylie Graham
"I love this cafe and will find any excuse to go here!The meals are great. My favourite are the crepes!It's a really nice local..."
Miss Alesana
"Great cafes are hard to find in South Auckland so I was delighted when I came across Urban Soul. A friend and I decided to meet there for brunch on..."
Jess Pendergrast
"We ordered off the breakfast menu recently. Great flat whites with no acidity (the best I had in the area). The breakfasts are presented well and..."
Jimmy Ho
"Quite a busy cafe but it's so good to have a nice cafe I can go to locally! The food was amazing, I had the Spanish hash and it was heaven on a plate..."
Sandy Nguyen
"First time here this morning and enjoyed ourselves. The service was great and food came out surprisingly quick! We got the eggs benedict which was..."
Ceciline Thai
"I've been here about 4 or 5 times now; and have always had excellent food. also great service, and great environment to eat in.why can't..."
Mike Birmingham
"Upon entering this cafe I feel like I'm going to brunch with Carrie and the gang. This cafe is a lively, modern eatery located on a busy public..."
Brenda Phu
"Was great when they opened as first decent cafe in the area! Good selection of cabinet food and menu to choose from. Standard cafe fare with ok..."
Jo Y
"Food is excellent! Very busy restaurant but still no excuse for not clearing tables and leaving it for customers to do so really took the gloss off..."
Big Cheese
"Lunch date here with a gf yesterday. Went during a very busy lunch rush. Parking was a hard to find and was told to just park in the..."
Lemonslimesoranges
"Been here 4 times now. Good pricing, good service and good food. When my dad and I want to eat out for breakfast/lunch this is usually our go to..."
Alicia Birmingham
"i had a bacon and mushroom fettuccine which was yummy it was packed wen myself and a few friends went along, most of us ordered from the menu and i..."
Renee Stringer
"Came here for a work lunch! Was great choice off food fast and cool watching the planes come in while eating :-) nothing to fault with this place..."
Chloe-Mae
"Just had a Sunday lunch, and it was great, friendly staff, good food, and reasonable price. Had the calamari dish, and it was the best cooked..."
Graeme Foster
"This place is the local gem of Manukau, it's always busy and has a beautiful interior. Despite living close by, it's not a place I frequent because..."
Heartshrooms
"Amazing food with beautiful decor. Finally a great cafe in the heart of Manukau city. No longer have to go so far for a great cafe. There is always a..."
Vanessa
"Yes, finally an upbeat well presented cafe in the heart of Manukau city. Not only that they have the look and vibe, their food and pricing were..."
Updn
"Order the Mexican breakfast!! You will not regret it. MINUS THE BACON!!..."
M Hamadeh
"Something a little different for my review - They need to make entrance way bigger, not just a single door + change the bar area to the 2go coffee..."
Cain Anderson
"What can I say, found this place a while ago and made this our regular cafe spot. Hot, strong coffee , awesome cabinet selection both sweet and..."
Dale
"I didn't think the coffee was that good but the food was good and the service really good so it was an experience I would like to..."
Mary
"I work at in Manukau and one thing that has being lacking is a local quality cafe. Urban Soul has arrived and saved the day! Consistently providing..."
SteveHampson
"Wow one of the busiest days of the year, Mother's Day and Urban Soul was a fantastic place to have a late breakfast.Our table was reserved and..."
Ncazza
"The cafe looked beautiful.It was so so busy and you could not move which made it really hard to get around.We were seated (waitress pointed..."
Jesse James .
"Had only heard about this place from friends so wasn't expecting much but was impressed the all round look of the place. Coffee was prompt and food..."
Winston
"We always go to this cafe so much so I am taking 4 other hungry teachers there today. The service is fast and very pleasant. The menu ranges from low..."
Lois Hawley-Simmonds
"By far the very best cafe in South Auckland!Can get extremely busy, which on occasion has affected the level food we have ordered. But,..."
Ginny Marr
"My husband and family have been visiting Urban Sole at least twice a week since it opened. We have found the owners and staff friendly and very..."
Dawn Smith
"This is an outstanding eatery in Manukau. In fact, I think its the best cafe in Auckland for food, coffee, customer services, surroundings and..."
Melli B
"Stopped in for a takeaway coffee after seeing the reviews on here and was quite happy with it. Friendly girl on the front counter with a brilliant..."
Alicia
"Went for Sunday breakfast on the recommendation of a friend. As our family is from the food industry it is difficult for us to go out to eat and be..."
Jan Hare
"Nice cafe and friendly staff. The food was pretty good and the coffee quite..."
Cherie
"This is a great little cafe. Nice surroundings, great staff and lovely food. It is also very easily accessible from the motorway with plenty of free..."
PK Pop
"Great coffee, tasty food, central location with plenty of carparks. Free Wifi makes working remotely a breeze.Highly recommend, no good..."
Nathan Dunn
"Really enjoyed the set menu deal on Friday night. Food was excellent, service was friendly and efficient. Lovely live background music to set the..."
Rosemary Couper
"This is a really awesome cafe. The staff are friendly and efficient, pleasant and knowledgeable. The food is really great. Quite a different..."
Judy Dransfield
"Yay, this has been my new local since it first opened. Friday nights are great for meeting up after work and the music is great. I have introduced so..."
Sherill Macfarlane
"A very modern light and airy environment with plenty of parking.The food was very good and both of us their low GI option and they can make..."
David Boshier
"I love this cafe. Stumbled in 4 weeks ago for a nosey and Ive been 3 times since and bought my birthday shout for the office just today. Im a..."
Thea
"Urban Soul atmosphere - feels like you've stepped into a home away from Home filled with friends family and love ones. You're greeted with a warm..."
Ligi
"Excellent weekday coffee, great sweets, good cabinet food, but the menu food is expensive and trying too hard. The best in Manukau, and would be..."
Nicola Hoogenboom
"Great cafes are not hard to find in Auckland as we have such a huge variety of choices that can be found throughout Auckland. Although there are a..."
Amy @ My Dining Journey
Porterhouse Grill
82/100 (1151 ratings)
Restaurants
Bar
Steakhouse
New Zealand
Gluten Free Options
European
Gluten Free Options
Dinner
Lunch
Pork
Salad
Burger
Ribs
Beef
Scallops
"Been here a couple of times mostly cause the proximity to where I live. Bit on the pricey side though so wouldn't recommend if you're on a tight..."
Linda Lin
"A kid friendly steak house. We like their duck, too. There duck salad is very yummy. Another must try dishes is potato..."
Karen Chung
"Nice food,cold beer, good..."
James Daniels
"Wow what an experience, just love the new owners and what they have done to the food, staff and the resturant is amazing. Service is just amazing and..."
Bob Johnson
"Staff 4/10 I felt we were not served as attentively as other or even spoken in a good manner to perhaps bcz we seemed young (this is not an excuse..."
Evaline Shandil
"The staff were so lovely and friendly I was waiting for my friend and I think they noticed I was waiting for awhile so they have me a free bowl of..."
Nyriva Cullen
"What can I say...Great steaks, excellent serving size and very friendly service. While the prices are on the steep side, it’s actually pretty..."
Miss M
"Honestly have nothing to fault at this place, everything was delicious even there salad which came as a side. Friendly staff and bonus my kids loved..."
Janey Ilu
"Great deco and furnishings, clean and tidy with ample seating space. Lovely cocktails costing $13.50, tried the avalanche which was delicious and..."
Amorita Maharaj
"Very nice restaurant on the outside of pakuranga mall. Great for lunch or dinner. Nice ambiance for dinner with the famz or dates. Food is..."
Munchies
"Porterhouse is my go to steak place. You can always rely on getting a good steak, and their mash potato and sauces are amazing. I also..."
Catalina Ramirez Rivas
"Porterhouse’s food is fantastic. Go there a lot and love the food!! Steaks are fantastic. Love the kumara mash. Puddings are delicious. Don’t..."
Therese
"One of the best place to have a perfect steak fillet. The meat was cooked to perfection and the service is great. Restaurant is spacious and..."
Brandon Li
"We ate dinner at PG tonight and were suitably impressed.  The steaks and sides were delicious and well cooked, the service was okay albeit a little..."
Gus
"Pleasant staff. Food cooked to perfection. We came in for a small family birthday dinner and left deliciously satisfied. Thank you for a great..."
Danielle Tawhai
"One of my top 5. Always come here when i get the chance or if i got the mean munchies.. lol Everything is on point. Love the steak combos. Food is..."
BIG TYMER 2020
"One of my favourite restaurants to grab lunch at! I always enjoy their lunch specials where the portions are worth the price and definitely fills you..."
Food.review.nz
"Was a bit worried after some of the reviews but this was one of the best steaks I’ve had in Auckland. Great, friendly service too. Will be back for..."
Drandrewrwallis
"Been here a few times, and absolutely love their steak and sauce options! This is my go-to place for steak cravings. Good selection of wine as well..."
Bhavya
"Went for lunch today and the food was delicious. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Good value for money. Will definitely be going..."
Nyria Johnson
"Nice place! For main I had the sirloin steak with mashed potato and peppercorn sauce. The steak was cooked really nicely and the peppercorn sauce was..."
Hilary Campbell
"Excellent food here! Been twice - first time was for dinner and it was delicious! We got the Buffalo wings to start and they are some of the best..."
Shoulyn Singh
"Been wanting to try this out for months now and finally I went with my friends. I ordered the scotch fillet with garlic mash. In my opinion, the..."
Ellynn
"The food was not good that as expected , but not too bad . Its took a slightly long to wait for food and the steak served with low temperature..."
Seow William
"The food was absolutely amazing ! Best well done steak ever and that garlic mash was just perfect . The lamb shank was also cooked to such..."
Vinnie
" Food was really good. Pork belly was very tender and steak cooked exactly as we wanted it. Service could have been better but all in all, not bad...."
Michelle Forte
"We came here for my mother-in-law's birthday, as the place looks like it has a nice romantic ambience. The restaurant was completely packed on..."
Michelle Ma Belle
"Came in for lunch today and the service was really slow considering how empty it wasI have been here a few times and the garlic and cheese..."
Neelam Chandra
"Enjoyed myself a Delicious and very hearty Pulled Pork Sandwich with a complementary side of appleslaw. I need to try what else is on this menu and..."
Zachary Perry
"A place that many have raved about in east Auckland and lived up to the expectation. Joined by three other guests tonight, three out of four of..."
Hangry Viz
"Not my first time visit,always had great experience!Been there this Saturday 5:30ish for my son birthday 4 kids 4 adults, booked table days ago..."
Brad
"Had dinner here with a friend and it was overall an enjoyable experience with just a couple of small to moderate let downs.Firstly the..."
ZZQ
"Birthday lunch for our son. Very attentive staff, very comprehensive menu both food and drinks. Not overly busy but food served in good time. Lovely..."
Dave Koefoed
"I am impressed with the style, service and food for this new establishment. The meals were generous in portion but did not dissapoint with food..."
Brad Clark
"Visited this place on a late Saturday evening. They advertised they opened till late so we thought being that we rock up around 8:30 that there would..."
Kai Mai
"Such an awesome restaurant that I would highly recommend! Took my parents out to experience so Western cuisine and they thoroughly enjoyed it. The..."
Shuyi Wang
"We come here all the time when we want a decent steak but can't be bothered getting super dressed up to go into town (right around he corner from..."
Jasveen Kaur
"Came here on a Sunday night which was a lovely time, wasn't too loud and the ambience was great. Got a table easily without booking. Our waitress was..."
Cristine Manalo
"Came here on a Saturday afternoon and it was quite crowded, but nonetheless we were really warmly welcomed by the waiter and the rest of the service..."
Medium_Rare
"Great food the best steak I've had in a long time, excellent service, child friendly, accomodating venue. Couldn't ask for a better place to eat in..."
Chris Sixt
"We went to dinner on Friday night and I am glad we made a reservation because the place was full. The atmosphere is nice and buzzing with a lot of..."
Andre
"Good steak. Good service. Unique dish presentation. Highly recommend. A bit pricey but very worth it. Interesting flavours. Good for a splurge..."
Tan.ned
"Came here for lunch a couple of weeks ago and first impression was wow, what a fancy place! Unfortunately the food didn't match its high end..."
Marcella
"place is very clean with lot of space. love the seating. will be good for group gathering.seating area is good for kids too. staffs are..."
Nzhyesun
"Great choice of $10 lunches, place is very upscale and there is my choice in the area for a reuben sandwich, bbq ribs, burger, mayo chicken sandwich,..."
Cesar Luis
"We've been to Porterhouse Grill multiple times now - their consisted great service and food is well worth the slightly above average wait times and..."
Daniel Kinnoch
"Enjoyed a fantastic meal at Porterhouse Grill on a Saturday afternoon. The restaurant setting was classy and spacious. The amenities were of a high..."
Dru Naidoo
"Highly recommend! Lovely staff and amazing food. I was really craving a nice, juicy steak and I was not disappointed! With plenty of..."
Karen
"Absolutely loved the quality of the steak and was at a very reasonable price for its quality. Had the rump steak and was cooked just right. Looking..."
윤효성
"The reason im giving a 5 is because of the fantastic customer service we received, the food was decent as-well but was very happy with the way we..."
Adam Foley
"We've been as a family to this restaurant 3 times now and we are never disappointed. The service is excellent and the food is Devine. Our steaks are..."
Louise Culley
"The steak is the best to offer in Auckland. Medium rare, so soft and juicy. Side of potato mash, as I don't like chips, vegetables are also an..."
Dean
"Top of the Steak places superbly located in Pakuranga! Been there to have their $10 lunch specials as well as lunches and the odd dinner too. Good..."
Lvgdfd
"The food was undoubtedly delicious, I got the Hawaiian burger, lots of food but good food. The only thing is that we went on Thursday night and maybe..."
Taran
"6 of us dined here last night..... what a lovely experience. Entrees were ordered by all 2 prawn cocktails, 2 calamaris, 2 crumbed mushrooms. I had..."
Debi Barrett
"Dined here for a Christmas work function! Let me say the decor of this place is very modern and clean. It's a very big restaurant and can..."
Kelly
"Had a nice nightout a few months back with my partner's family, although the meals took some time to be delivered the food was delicious. Can't wait..."
Erica Patterson
"Got a seat on a Sunday night, not too busy but restaurant was fairly full. Quick and friendly service. Steak was cooked to perfection and tasted..."
Sarah Young
"I went there today with my family and it was amazing as always, we had a waiter that was on his first day his name was Dillon very polite but I few..."
Stefan Stojkovski
"Porterhouse Grill is located in Pakuranga mall where I used to work. I went there when it just opened up, and got their light menu which i really..."
Joanne Chiang
"I’ve dined here on multiple occasions now and have had mixed experiences each time. Pros: Stick to the steak! - they definitely do this..."
SS
"I came here for lunch with my beautiful sister. She told me this place was yum so we decided to come and try it out. I got the calamari with chips..."
Helen Liang
"Ate with family today at this restaurant for dinner.The first waitress was very awkward and we left a tad neglected even thought she served..."
Aiko Cefre
"A pretty solid family steakhouse grill restaurant. Our steaks were done right (we asked for medium) , so pretty pleased with that. You can really..."
Adeline
"Excellent food 5* atmosphere. Family friendly. Eaten here a few times now and there is never an issue even when our baby is having a melt down...."
Gemma Lowe
"If steak is your thing then this place is a must try. Aged Sirloin was one of best steaks I have eaten. The pot of pepper sauce barely got touched..."
Darren Gray
"I've heard a lot of good comments about its food -  well-cooked & good size meat. Today I had a chance to enjoy its steaks with some friends. We..."
STRADS
"Came here on a quiet Thursday evening. The decor was really nice and inviting, quite modern with a few booths around and nice big tables. The staff..."
Hannah
"Situated in the pakuranga mall complex. It was rather weird and odd going inside a closed mall on a Friday night. Walking down the brick road to the..."
Iamcii
"Porterhouse Grill is a much more casual restaurant than it seems. A lovely atmosphere, very relaxed. Our group of 4 came here for my birthday dinner..."
Rebecca
"Really good place to eat if you love your meat! Huge portions and the food is cooked really well and customised the way you like it. There's lots of..."
Katie Anne
"Have just been to Porterhouse Grill for an office lunch.  Food was fantastic and could not fault the service.  Great atmosphere.  We will..."
Diane Banks
"Steak was absolute the best I've had so far. But it took at least half an hour waiting for the meal but I guess it's worth. I had the mushroom cheesy..."
Ezzz
"We have tried this place out for dinner and lunch a couple of times and I can vouch that the service and food is good! Staff are always nice and..."
Mat
"Porterhouse Grill markets itself as an upmarket steakhouse with premium cuts; although my family and I had a good meal here, I would consider..."
Gentlepig
"Dined here on Saturday, Had to search really hard for a carpark due to the Night Market traffic. Restaurant was very busy but we had made a..."
Heath Conroy
"Have been a few times for dinner and the food and service has always been great! Went for lunch the other day and the restaurant wasn't very busy at..."
Aaron Mitchell
"Went here last night with the boyfriend and one of our best friends, and it was GREAT! Wonderful atmosphere, it wasn't too packed and they were..."
Makeupper
"Thanks to Adrian and his team, we had a blast, 3 Adults & 4 kids, the food and restaurant is an absolute gem, finally a local Steak place without..."
Tomokino's
"Big food in big portions = me very happy!Nice location, lots of parking (unless the night markets are on which can be a pain...), lovely..."
@KeraBearEats
"Huge meals & beautifully cooked. We had the steak & baked potato. Nice atmosphere & very tasty food. Good friendly service too. Nice..."
Sarah Thomas
"Sunday night and it's 6:30 on Anzac weekend. The staff were super friendly and attentive. Of course I had to try the ribs, perfectly cooked and just..."
Steve
"Have recently dined at the Porterhouse Grill several times, and have never had anything but exceptional experiences. The food is high quality, and..."
April Kane
"Was really happy with the food & the service. Had the seafood chowder which was delicious and a decent serving size. Can be a little pricey depending..."
Mike Rapana
"Great meal. Great portions. Highly recommended. Awesome steak. Restaurant is really modern and is the perfect venue for your next meal. Great..."
Pralene Holmes
"Had dinner with a friend here and all I can say is that the dining experience is memorable. Ordered Steak and Ribs which tasted heavenly even without..."
Jason Paul Garcia
"I've been here about 3-4 Times so Can confidently say I can give a justified review for this. The staff for one is superb and always provide the a 5..."
Charlie Lam
"This is one place I can go back to without hesitation. Been here a couple of times. Place is with good decor the staff are all very cheery and..."
Bubut
"I saw this place while attending night markets and decided to give it a try. It has a amazing ambience and a 5 Star dining alike attire. I can assure..."
Charlie
"I have been here a couple of times already. both for dinner. The food was delicious and was served pretty fast. Steak was cooked perfectly...."
Jacqui Crawley
"Very impressed with the ambiemce and comfort. I ordered a pork belly which was cooked to perfection. My partner ordered fettucini pasta which lacked..."
Jayden Campbell
"Loved the Hawaiian hamburger that comes with onion rings and garlic mash! They were absolutely delicious. The price was reasonable too and I was left..."
Jeremy Chen
"Had a few meals here, and the food is excellent. The staff is friendly and helpful. If anything not according to your tastes, Adrian the owner will..."
Paul
"Porterhouse's taste is good but it's too expensive. I went there with my boyfriend, $80 for 2 people. From stakes point of view, it's better than..."
Lydia
"Porterhouse Grill is a good local steak house serving perfectly cooked good quality steaks. If you order medium rare, you can be quarantined to be..."
Jemimah
"Great place if you are looking for a good piece of steak to eat! Good service and meals come out pretty fast. Although the seating arrangement in the..."
Bill Chien
"Came here a while ago, my husband had the ribs and I had the calamari and steak combo. Be warned that the sizes are huge! And delicious. We came..."
Miss Kiki
"Great food good value . Service not bad...."
Neil Jones
"I dont have much experience with steak However I am fussy when it comes to steak, I dont like fat and it has to be a good cut. The vibe in the..."
Natalie Williams
"Love the peppercorn sauce..."
Lex Antony Huang
"Very nice food, and a lovely modern, clean place.  We ordered 5 mains and got them all at the same time - no surprises.  Nice kids meals as well...."
Shirlene
"I went to the restaurant a few weeks ago with my family, the food was amazing! I had The Porterhouse Burger with the Peppercorn sauce, a side of..."
Karl Sullivan
"Nice place and fantastic food!! Hawaiian burger is always my..."
DM
"I have had many meals here and cannot fault the food. Have had the wrong information given to me by the waitress as to the flavor of 'the pie of..."
Marilyn Williams
"Favourite local place to eat! I think I am becoming a regular now. The Goodie burger and Porterhouse Burger are always my go-to lunches. The patties..."
Lucia Young
"Made another visit to the best steak restaurant I have found here or Australia. We have made it a fortnightly mission to get a great meal. The steak..."
Brian P.
"Our first visit to Porterhouse Grill was a luncheon for a special family occasion and it exceeded our expectations! Very friendly and..."
Marian Caetano
"I have been to Porterhouse twice once with my family and the second time with friends. On both occasions the service was quick and food came out not..."
Danielle Ruschenda Van Zyl
"Went for a family meal with another family, drinks order taken and served promptly. Meal order taken in reasonable time but took a while to arrive...."
Jean Archbold
"We had a large group booking 20+ people and I'd like to commend the waitresses! Great atmosphere, great food and great service --with such a big..."
Louise Jordaan
"This is our new favorite restaurant. We frequent Porterhouse a few times a month ever since it opened. The food is outstanding and the service has..."
Richie Coghlan
"Absolutely excellent steaks. Like, mouthwatering.I had the Roquefort, which was a thick 'gourmet' eye fillet steak, topped with a delicious..."
Suzannah Grange
"Yes! I read the 45+ reviews on MenuMania for this restaurant/Grill before writing my review. Some of the points that stood out from the reviews..."
Rustom Kambata
"Had my child's 1st birthday dinner with family there. Excellent service, knowledgeable staff, clean restaurant, clean toilets, great family..."
Farhad Umrigar
"Had such a lovely dinner here on Valentines Day! Although the line outside was significant, they were prompt to seat us and gave us enough time to..."
Vahishta Kotwal
"I have to give these guys a great review, me and a friend thought we would meet for a quick dinner. Staff were overall great, sure I got bugged a..."
Mary
"Hallelujah! - A local restaurant worth staying local for!Great Decor, great easy to access - easy parking location, very friendly wait staff..."
Alex Lovell
"The menu says: "The Great Steak 49.9;1KG! If you can beat this steak, you can wash it down with a pint on us!" My partner ate the steak,..."
Ria Little
"A group of eleven dined here on Friday evening, and all enjoyed a lovely evening and good food. Being a large group we had a little wait for our..."
Allan Danbrook
"I have been waiting for Porterhouse Grill to open ever since I saw the renovation going on. My partner and I finally got to go last night and I had a..."
Dana
"A childless date night. My husband and I spend very little time together without the kids but we decided to give the new restaurant in town a..."
Stephanie Opai
"I first tried Porterhouse Grill a couple of weeks ago. It was a Sunday night and the place was relatively full. We were greeted as soon as we walked..."
Natasha Overall
"Four of us had dinner on Monday night.Entrees were scallops and calamari with the mains T-bone, ribs, steak and lamb shanks. No desserts...."
David Hollies
"Enjoyed a great lunch with my wife and twin toddlers today 12/01/14.Wonderful atmosphere, seated immediately with a smile.Two great..."
Justin
"Totally agree it was like being back in SA, the meat quality was second to none, cooked to perfection, generous portions, welcoming atmosphere,..."
Shereen
"Went for the first time last night with my family.. I don't understand the harsh comments.It's a good family restaurant with plenty space..."
Donovan Duval
"A friend an I ate at Porterhouse last night, we didn't make a reservation and we were welcomed and seated without a fuss.The food was amazing,..."
Alexandra Burridge
"Wow went to the newly opened PORTERHOUSE restaurant in Pakuranga tonight, man what a feast, felt like I was back in South Africa with Steak with..."
Stefanus Nel
"My husband and I walked in without a booking on Sunday 5th, for dinner. We were seated, water came, drinks order done, food ordered, yummy entries..."
Sandy Williams
"Four of us visited for Sunday lunch today, our first experience at Porterhouse Grill. Nice modern décor, and a surprising large restaurant (using..."
Pete
"Just what Auckland needed....a truly fantastic steak house with a great menu. We went a week after opening. There are still a few teething problems..."
Darryl
"Had best ever omlette for breakfast on 24th Dec . Superb .Cooked to perfection. Others had eggs benedict and pancakes. Highly Recommended . Staff..."
Genneth Marshall-Inman
"Had made a booking for four on opening night and upon arrival was impressed with the layout. It was quite busy and despite being well staffed, it..."
Lisa
"I went to try out this bar with a close and fussy friend, food was fantastic I had the ribs awesome, fish and chips were mouth watering so I was..."
Janet Riley
"I took my parents for a meal at Porterhouse last week and we really enjoyed the food. We shared a selection of starters - the scallops were..."
Amy
"Myself and my husband went for dinner when Porterhouse opened last week and had an excellent meal.Our eye fillet steaks were cooked to..."
Dale
"Great spot. We got there early with a party of eight. Service was great and the food delicious. Despite some challenging fiid allergies we were..."
Philip Clegg
"Great steak restaurant, up market interior. Steaks are juicy and cooked the way you want with a few choices of sauce. Plenty of sides that comes with..."
Bo
"First time at Porterhouse yesterday and we had a sleeping baby with us. The staff found us a quiet corner and they were so respectful of us. They..."
Cee Grace
"The food here is awesome and amazing, have been here multiple times and its a favourite - especially the waffles! The only thing that would need to..."
Lisa
"We went to Porterhouse Grill with some friends of ours for dinner the other night. The steaks here are very good and they cooked them all perfectly..."
Rice & Kai
"Who would have thought there was a restaurant in Pakuranga Plaza Felt like a steak and had walked by this place a few timesA..."
The Incredible Edible
Lone Star Manukau
77/100 (1059 ratings)
Restaurants
European
Steakhouse
Dinner
Lamb
Burger
Ribs
"Always our family favourite. Customer Service is ALWAYS on point. The manager is awesome! We’ve been in a couple times while it was a full house..."
Aprill Rere
"Delicious mains! I had the Lamb, wow! I enjoyed every bite, perfectly cooked!! Looking forward to..."
Tina Pio Luani-Rod Nansen
"Nice service, staff very attentive food was delicious we had a big group but everything was all..."
Kjjkagugu
"It was our first time here (couple of months ago now). I was suprised that the space inside was actually quiet big and looked nice - as from the..."
Komal G
"Steve, Don and their staff are fantastic. They’re always very welcoming and accommodating. Great food, great service and a nice place to hang..."
Tua.saseve12
"Good place to dine with family and friends, came here on a Monday night was bit busy but food was fast and delicious steak was juicy, Jack Daniels..."
Love Food
"Friendly and great staff, loved the little thank you note written on the receipt. What a lovely touch! Had a few mocktails and namchos and it was..."
Amorita Maharaj
"Welcoming greeting on arrival, prompt service. Staff checked on how the meal was. Entree of chicken, shame it wasn't cooked to order, otherwise..."
Rob Samuels
"I love this place.. food is yum!! Barney’s ribs are my favourite.. banoffee pie is to die for!! Staffs are very nice and friendly!! I love eating..."
Foodie4909
"I’ve always enjoyed eating at lone star, the food was good and the service great. The only thing is the wait times, however, they say a busy..."
Peneueta Willis
"Lone Star is great! We enjoyed it a lot. They took great care of my 3 year old niece and provided her with activities to keep her entertained. I..."
Sheryl
"Thursday evening Family Dinner with 20 people.  Great experience from when we walked in, until we left.  We ordered 2 of The Wagon Wheel Platters &..."
Jasmine Williams
"Love this place. I always go here with friends and family because they always have amazing food, great service and great drinks. It’s always busy..."
Swetha
"My partner and I came in this evening for our anniversary dinner and had a great time. The young lady Lisa who was serving us was so lovely and her..."
Shalihanisha12
"Well cooked steak, freshly baked potato wedges and fresh coleslaw. Such a long wait for food but worth it. Sauce is amazing. Very helpful..."
Canistan Charles
"Dined here on a Tuesday night, so it was not a busy place with only a few occupied tables. Staff were attentive and smiley, and they didn't mind my..."
Benz Chan
"Had a awesome dinner date yesterday. First time dinning here food was superb drinks yummy meal was spot on Johnny Cash chix breast to die for...."
Maggie
"I love the food, but sometimes the food can be small,  but yeah its wonderful. Definitely recommend coming here. Ribs are delicious but small for..."
Eaeting Lovse
"Lonestar manukau...i love the fresh little loafs with garlic butter...best starter for me. Had the surf n turf, massive plate with I like. Everything..."
LoveFoodWithApassion🥗🍸 (Ngata)
"We have just Come from The Lonestar and the MEAL..the Service..Everything about the Restaurant was Tremendous and could not be Faulted in any way..."
Marty Barraud
"I ordered the lamb Trump and my partner ordered the pork Lassoo Hog and for our starter we ordered a beef and chicken fist of pizza (quesadilla..."
Azah Forlife
"Been here 3 times very accommodating staff. We will definitely come back again. The servings are very big, the ribs is to die for if you want the big..."
Romer De Mayo
"Great food excellent service keep up the good work !!!! ..."
Dion Dobbs
"First time there tonight for my birthday and we loved it! Food was delicious service was fantastic.The last few times we tried new restaurants were a..."
Rachel Terrace
"Ordered the Pork Lasso Of Hog and Rednick ribs.Pork was the best thing ive ever tasted lol and the ribs were yuum aswel but weren't falling..."
Fooooood
"Boyfriend took me for my birthday and honestly, this place made my day even lovelier than it already was. Our starter (A FIST FULL OF..."
JiEun Jenny Kim
"I've been to Lone Star Manukau twice this year and both times the food has been tasty, nicely cooked and quick to arrive. But what stuck out the most..."
Dana
"We went on Saturday night of Queens Birthday weekend. It was very busy. Although you cannot reserve a table you can be put on a priority list, we..."
Dave Koefoed
"Had a great meal tonight. It's been a while since my mum and I had gone out for dinner and were blown away by the service by Violet. She was rushed..."
Sandie Prior
"It's my first time at Lone Star. Loaf, recommended by those who tried it, was warm & good. I had the "Kiwi Joker" which is Angus rib eye with 2 eggs,..."
STRADS
"Been to lonestar a couple of times now and they never disappoint. The food at times can take a long time to come out but is well worth the wait once..."
Belle T
"Went for dinner & had the most amazing meal & outstanding service by the waitress Alex. As soon as we were seated she was there taking our orders no..."
Donna
"LoneStar in Manukau has improved a lot since the last time we were here a few years ago.The food was quick, drinks were regularly checked and it..."
Jesse James .
"Absolutely awesome place! Felt like V.I.P.s! Food was amazing, staff were really lovely and helpful, will definitely be coming back!! Thanks so much..."
Jarrod Jen Whaikawa
"A totally awsome time & experience 👍🏼😃 right from the get go. My third time dining at Lonestar Manukau 😃 as always fantastic..."
James Michael Anderson
"Dined for dinner on a Monday night with my family! Was busy for a Monday too. The friendly staff welcomed us as soon as we entered the doors, we were..."
Lia Pulu-Tagaloasa
"Love the staff there but really the food is average nd some of the menu is expensive for its price, also get a proper uniform looking like you work..."
Jrdy
"We dined here recently with my cousin for my birthday.We arrived on a busy Friday night and were promptly given a table. I had a wobbly..."
Miss Alesana
"Arrived and were quickly seated and served with a smile, ordered and the starter (white loaf to share) was nice and warm and fresh, mains were swift..."
Andrew
"The food was great, steak cooked to our liking and plenty of drinks at the bar to keep us happy. When it came time to go home they called us a taxi..."
Dale-Maree Brosnahan
"Lone star was the star of the night, baby back ribs so tender and juice was perfectly cooked, honesty I didn't have any room for dessert, the apple..."
Rex Rozario
"Have been here a few times and never have anything negative to say. The staff are always friendly and the service is always prompt. My only niggle is..."
Maria Foy
"Ribs = gooooooooood.Marks down are for the environment - the music was too loud, had to shout across the table (although points for the..."
Richard Matthews
"Awesome experience of dining. Arrived around 5.30pm when it was quiet. Excellent service by staff and waitress of the evening including a handwritten..."
Jackie
"There were 14 of our family who dined at Lonestar Manukau on 10/03/14 for my dads birthday. Overall the experience was excellent & our waiter..."
Jasmine Williams
"Ate here last night and it was a really good experience. All the staff we encountered were happy, polite,friendly and knowledgeable. Because the..."
Pauline Bennett
"Just visited Lone Star today. Beautiful food, I had the Dixie chicken, have to say it was delicious. The staff were very friendly gave us a booth..."
Zanna Mohd
Ora Bistro Restaurant
83/100 (495 ratings)
Restaurants
International
European
Drinks
Dinner
Breakfast
Brunch
Lunch
"Awesome friendly 5 star service from all the staff who’d check in on us throughout our time there (from drinks to appetisers and main course) that..."
Stephanie
"Service was great, lovely setting, Absolutely loved the Chicken & Waffles. Cooked to perfection. Thank you very..."
Hami Chapman
"We came here after looking at their reviews and must say was pleasantly surprised. We both got a burger each, I got the Southern Fried Chicken burger..."
Chelsea Lung
"Came here for brunch, since it was a local spot we thought we would check it out and wow it did not disappoint! Wagyu burger was a little dry but..."
Lisa Vuong
"Very relaxed setting. This is the dining area in a motel. Such a neat place with lovely staff. The waffle chicken waa moist and cooked just right...."
Little Borneo Girl
"We took a chance we didn’t have a reservation. The place was very pleasant, clean and very inviting, staff cheerful. Linguini was very good and..."
Bubut
"Great service, scallops were delicious and so was the eye fillet. Ribeye was a little tough but overall, will be back soon..."
Tracey Hoang
"Had a late lunch at Ora Bistro on 14/9 at 4pm. The place was quiet. We were welcomed with a smile and seated and our orders taken promptly. Ordered..."
Miriama Saseve
"Nice little hole in the wall, and pleasant atmosphere!Food was nice- my eye fillet was perfectly medium- rare, chicken burger was delicious and..."
Lara
"Went here last night for dinner as we were in the area. It was abit difficult to locate as I didn’t know it was INSIDE the hotel. I had to call..."
Evaline Shandil
"We cannot fault their services and presentation. We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch there today. We will definitely return for another time soon..."
Philip Tsang
"Nice place for dine. Inside hotel, feels like on holiday and great food too. Had duck which was very juicy accompanied by tasty sauces. Will visit..."
Mayank Aggarwal
"closer to 3.5the atmosphere is great. on the day that i came there was some variability in the quality of the food. chicken waffle was amazing,..."
Deadwin
"What a hidden gem in the heart of Manukau.Must try foodie venue.Service is polite, genuine and warm.Good wine selection for a hotel restaurant. Food..."
PK
"Ora Bistro is inside the new Sebel Hotel. We had an early-bird dinner with friends. The eye fillet came with cauliflower purée, caramelized shallots..."
STRADS
"Hidden gem in Manukau! Beautiful decor, the staff were warm, welcoming and made good recommendations on the food. Portion sizes were decent, coffee..."
Linda
"Great food and awesome service from staff members. We will definitely be coming back. My wife and I ordered the wagyu beef burger, which..."
Nik Aaron Guanlao
"Wow I didn’t know that this place existed or that there was a hotel in this area of manukau. The setting is really nice and the service was also..."
BaNaNa
"Came here for a friends birthday and we had such a nice time. Restaurant was really immaculate and everything beautifully set on all tables. Meals..."
Adrina T
"First time here. very clean and nice environment. Friendly service. Food is good, the prawn pasta and chicken waffle are very good. the waygu burger..."
Foodhunta
"We came here for lunch. At first it looked quite small and we weren't sure if we were at the right place as it was right next to the reception area..."
Jubi
"This Bistro is right by the inside of the hotel entrance which looks very small until we saw the spacious outside covered sitting. However there was..."
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"Had a great time at Ora with my mates and the service was amazing! Had a lovely lady, Cherrie, serve us and she was so polite and always smiling...."
Raja Rondo Sandhu
"What a lovely delightful experience! We truly and thoroughly enjoyed our visit here, thanks to your amazing staff Clarissa. She’s an..."
Glyn H
"Had breakfast here and can say it was very yum. They offer a lot of food and what makes it even better is that it’s a buffet :) They also offer a..."
Billie
"Great place, staff are so friendly and helpful, I have never had a dinning experience where the staff actually pay attention to you.. Food was great..."
Tika Rimamate
"Recently stopped at Ora Bistro for brunch with a large group of us. Awesome to see such a well appointed hotel in this region. Very nice vibe and the..."
Margaret Mitchell
"Big thanks to Clarissa and her team at ORA for the amazing service and hospitality and serving us up with a delicious meal, looking forward to seeing..."
Tyrone Motufoaki
"A big thanks to the team working in the restuarant. Good food and excellent service. The menu was easy to read with many options to choose from. The..."
Ted LIU
Volare Restaurant
90/100 (306 ratings)
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"Best Italian out 😍 definitely..."
Charlotte Smyth
"Absolutely amazing restaurant; the entrees weren’t much to talk about ie bruschetta and herb bread but the mains; oh wow perfectly executed..."
Alicia Crowe
"Went here for my cousins graduation big group. Atmosphere was nice it was full house. My mum ordered the pork belly an she LOVED it i ordered a..."
Alice Mcmaster
"Lovely atmosphere, outstanding service ‼️ especially with our children who are fussy eaters. The beautiful waitresses sang happy birthday to my..."
Marie
"A great night of delicious dishes and first-rate service.  Our party of 4 tasted a variety of the impressive menu - Vegetarian Lasagna, Salmon..."
Mark Bennett
"Been here several times, always great food, wait staff are good but can forget to top up your water glass, a bit noisy at times but..."
Shifting Sands
"I placed a phone order for takeaways for the first time from Volare. I ordered Penne Volare and the Garlic Pizza Bread. My order was ready in 15..."
Angel
"Went for dinner for hubby’s birthday. Food was amazing. Service excellent! Had a beautiful evening. Quite busy for the middle of the week which..."
Andrea
"The best Italian in South Auckland. Nice and close to the motorway and a lot of parking. The owners are very friendly, you see them behind the..."
Kimberly Westerlund
"Highly recommend.  All dishes served were amazing in taste and were reasonably price. Wine prices are also reasonably priced. Staff and customer..."
Trish Crompton
"First time I have been to Volare and can't say it will be my last.  It was worth the 60km round trip.  Awesome food, which I couldn't fault. ..."
Angie Yeatman
"This was our second time at this Italian restaurant. I took my husband in for his birthday tonight. Overall, excellent experience 10 of 10. Nothing..."
Miu Miu
"Had an absolutely brilliant evening here last night celebrating my grandads 67th birthday. My grandad has been a frequent diner at Volare - it is one..."
Jade
"Visited Volare last night, very busy which is so great to see,being a local restaurant.The wait girls are very attentive so 10/10 straight..."
Franhorsman
"I love their desserts! To be honest I go for pasta but ended up enjoying the dessert more! Prices are quite up there but I think they aim to be..."
Annie Wilson
"I have been here 2 times already and will definitely go again...i ordered the pork belly which is one of the best ive had the only downside was there..."
Debbie L2
"Delisioso amazing authentic Italian meals. Loved the views both in and out . Upstairs there is a more intimate feel and then u have the outside..."
Claire
"It's a task to find good restaurants in South Auckland so this was a real gem. We were a party of 4 and we loved the food, ambience and the great..."
TimTam
"Busy on a Saturday night but the service was prompt and cheerful. Good range of local and Italian wine, reasonably priced and good..."
Jtogno
"Family here from overseas so we decided to go to Volare, had heard many good things about it previously...expectation was exceeed by attentive..."
Greg Mulholland
"Heard great things about Volare. A small bunch of us had a very nice & enjoyable evening meal there. The place has great ambience, love the timber..."
Lvgdfd
"My family and I love this little place. Time and time again - delicious, tasty food. I recommend this to anyone looking for a great place to eat out..."
Debbie M
"I last ate at Volare around 10 years ago & it looked much the same decor wise - very dated, but fine. I wasn't sure what to expect 10 years on..."
Stephy_NakiGirl
"always my first choice when feeling in the mood for some good italian food, A little gem that not everyone may have discovered but surely one that..."
Philip Bateman
"I have lived in the area for 6 years and never knew about this place and I'm disappointed in myself! From the moment we walked in, the smell of fresh..."
Reservation For Two
"Just came from this place, good ambience, goof foodAs soon as you enter, u get a good vibe and the owner has made sure that it has Italy taste..."
Eshan Kandpal
"Took my partner here as it was his birthday. We didn't have a booking but there were tables avalible. The setting is very nice and clean. You are..."
Laynah K
"Great food and friendly service. Everything is well presented, waiting staff are attentive and professional, and owner is a warm and delightful..."
Stephen Harrison
"Garlic bread is a 10/10! For $7 it is GREAT value for money and it tastes amazing. I got the Fettuccine Pollo and it was good however the chicken was..."
Priscilla Khang
"Once again , had a beautiful meal with my kids, service great and food delicious, presentation of meals great, one of my favourite..."
Kim Ormsby
"Used Volare for a recent 20 person function. Staff were great to deal with and their set menu options for groups were good value. Guests were..."
Kenrick Mitchell
"10yrs ago my husband, myself and our 2boys arrived in NZ. Volare was the 1st restaurant we dined at several times in the 1st yr. We moved out the..."
Debi Barrett
"This wee restaurant in the heart of 'The Gardens' is absolutely amazing. I love Italian food and would have to say it's one of the best I've tried in..."
Preeti Kaur
"A great little local secret, Volare is a semi-regular haunt of ours for when we are craving good Italian food. Tucked away in a set of shops in..."
Sweet Mama M
"A lovely family environment. Been here a few times and never fails to impress. Great gluten free options. Portions not huge but so so tasty! Lovely..."
Katie Bennett
"You wouldn't think to find this beautifully designed restaurant in the block of shops it's built in. Had the special braised lamb and i gotta say it..."
Neepz706
"Dined at Volare and had a fantastic night. Could not fault the place. The staff were efficient, meals great - I actually got my steak how I like it -..."
007govt
"Great meals at Volare! Service was excellent and we all throughly enjoyed the food. Staff were very attentive and meals served quickly. Pizza was..."
Grace Kim
"Had our Xmas party dinner here. We all had great food not too expensive and a great atmosphere. We will all be..."
Shell
"Great staff, happy friendly people to deal with.Awesome food. Its always busy there which is always a good sign when you have never been to a..."
Crystal Johnson
"Went to Volare's last night for a birthday celebration and were overwhelmed by the wonderful hospitality shown to us by Joseph, Eddie and the staff...."
Maurice Clarkson
"We have eaten at this restaurant on several occasions, we usually go on special occasions as it is not cheap to eat here but the food is outstanding..."
Helen Gill
"We visited for the first time on Friday night 19 October. We were hanging out for a good italian restaurant and found this on the internet. It had..."
PK Pop
"Nice cosy suburban restaurant. Good food, good service. Even a takeaway menu now!I've eaten here several times and most times I have..."
Julie Bradley
"Four of us had dinner on Saturday night to celebrate a 40th Wedding Anniversary.It was a fantastic experience. The entrees and mains were all..."
John Hogg
"Have just visited this restaurant with a group of friends and could not fault it for service, atmosphere and quality of food. The wait staff were..."
Sandy R
"Read The reviews & heard a few things so we went to see for ourselves. Party of four, just very good friends outfor a bit of a..."
Nic Simeon
"We wanted to go out somewhere 'nice' for dinner and found this restaurant on the internet. It is a real diamond in the rough (there are very few..."
Kim Tuhaka
"We've lived close by for a while now, but had never eaten here before tonight because of the reviews. We had a fantastic experience - everything..."
Lou
"We went to Volare earlier this year, and had a great experience. The waiter and staff were great and the food was amazing! We have been craving the..."
Kerry
"I generally tend to find that the reviews on menumania are pretty accurate, although sometimes they look a little like the owner's friends have been..."
Scott
"Thoroughly enjoyable evening, we were seated about 6:30 so not too busy but it picked up to be a full house. Great waiting staff, attentive enough..."
Mags
"I live locally for a few years and have only just visited this restaurant - I wish someone had told me about it earlier.I went in May 2009..."
Lisa Du Preez
"We have just shifted to Auckland from Blenheim, and love Italian food.Edwardo, the owner and his staff are just a pleasure to be served..."
Dave Weir
Melba
86/100 (1077 ratings)
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"Thank you Sashi & staff at Melba Manukau for being a fantastic venue for my daughter’s 21st (held 19 May 2018). Our guests loved the food: the..."
Evelyn Safiti
"Amazing place, great service and above all great food 💜♥️ Totally loved the place and environment. It’s a must go place 🎊🎊 and the..."
Vishal N Aakansha Gounder
"Food was yummy, The service was amazing! Martin brought out food out. I watched all the staff and they all were so efficient and friendly, refilling..."
Tracey Smith
"Omgosh love love love Melbas in Manakau! We went for brunch for the first time on Friday! Was amazing service, the food was so delish and came out..."
Samantha Jayne Davies
"I have been there for lunch twice in 1 week and have to say the food and customer service is fantastic. We were cheated and serviced promptly. The..."
Farisha Ali
"Amazing breakfast! Had the smashed avo and the eggs bene. Absolutely blown away! Super cool vibes too. Only thing we felt was odd was how small the..."
Katie Koerber
"Melba is my absolute favourite place to eat at the moment - I love the vibe, the food is amazing and I’ve never had a problem with the staff I have..."
Jess Clarke
"Brunch. The place was packed, the staff were very attentive and explained about the wait for a table. They had us seated in no time. Good was lovely...."
Ruth Edhouse
"Took a group of 41 people to Melba in Manukau for lunch this week. Let me tell you, there are not enough stars!!!! All 41 meals (7 different choices)..."
Lars Kristensen
"The spot!!� cant reccomend this place enough!� amazing food & beverages. Caters to all..."
Erika Peita
"Absolutely amazing service this morning from our server Martin, it was lovely to see him go above and beyond for my Mum who is diabetic. The food was..."
Jennifer Dragland
"All our experiences in Melba were lovely. We would normally only come in a small group and have gone on the weekend so we experienced what it was..."
Kendra Solomon
"Good and fast service but the place is always really busy. Good food everytime I visit, but expensive...."
Riya
"Second time here and service and food was very fast and food was..."
TriDom
"Went with my family last night for dinner post covid 19 and it was great. The staff were friendly and accomodating, the food was good and the..."
Misheru
"The food was so good and the atmosphere is..."
Avi Lata
"Amazing friendly and quick service! Quick with the food too... Full of flavour! Will definitely be back..."
Matthew Seymour
"Came for brunch, we got the salmon hash and chicken waffles. The hash is definitely something to try as it’s very unique and different. Chicken..."
Ivy
"The ambience is so nice at this cafe. I come here to study or brunch with friends and enjoy it every time! Some of the cabinet food such as cakes..."
Renie
"Came here for dinner tonight and the food was great!! The lovely lady with the short black hair who took care of my table was fantastic. Love the..."
Kat Lim
"Lovely cafe, dined here twice in the past two weeks for lunch and brunch. Lunch was lovely, we had pork belly and chicken schnitzel. Very nice food...."
Kimwhittaker68
"I barely eat at cafes but the fried chicken and waffles was so good! The waffle was like a cheese waffle and the fried chicken was so crispy on the..."
Caitlin
"Went here for a lunch meeting and had a great time. Food was quick to arrive and yummy. I wanted to pick and choose from the add-ons for a high..."
Foodiewoodie
"Ordered the Walnut Waffles . Presentation on point and delicious . However , I did get a side of Ice cream which is extra . I think having this dish..."
Julz Robanakadavu
"Came here today for a work lunch. Booked a table for 13 people and got a private area to sit which was great. Had 2 awesome ladies look after our..."
Renée Hyde
"just a warning. If you are celebrating your birthday at Melba and bring a cake. THEY WILL CHARGE YOU $15 TO EAT THE CAKE IN THE BUILDING. Otherwise..."
Timile Mavuso
"Food and service are beautiful and delicious here!! Outdoor seats are quite uncomfortable. Need more options for the desert menu during dinner time...."
Jaz
"Very nice food with a nice environment... Very friendly staff.. Definitely a place to be..☕ Recommended for a nice meal and..."
Ranjeeta Ram
"It was very busy cafe. Staff was really kind:) love to come..."
Alice In New Zealand
"Always great food and great service. Staff and owners are friendly and attentive. Atmosphere is nice and relaxing. The only thing I would change is..."
Christie Ai
"Everytime we visit, our expectations are always met. Great food, great service. Always one of our top 3 picks for a weekend brunch. My fave dish is..."
Marama Kingi
"First time here today, and would come back again! Food is amazing! The chicken and waffles were delicious and the presentation is lovely. Really..."
Marissa Chellan
"Will definitely be back to taste what's on the menu..had breakfast here yesterday and just can't fault it at all, taste great smells great and simply..."
Muna Paotama
"Came on a busy Sunday brunch. Service was good. Fantastic menu options. We ordered Chicken and Waffles, Classic Melba Grill and Sweet Waffles. It..."
Kaiser 😎
"such great service from the staff.  ordered the breakfast grill, firstly the sausage, bacon and poached eggs were perfect, full flavour and a great..."
Muriel
"closer to 4food and coffee consistently good, i have been to both this branch in Manukau and the one in Ellersliethey provide colouring pen..."
Deadwin
"Fresh, delightful, tasty, quirky & fun. I love the food which is so brilliant & the beverages oh the beverages are just amazing especially the House..."
Lilly Robinson-Sharda
"We booked dinner for 5. Ordered the 5spice pork belly. Delicious. Also ordered the harissa chicken pizza. It was OK. Not a big fan of the Moroccan..."
GillaGombo
"Yum!!!! We got the chicken waffles which were so good and the pork belly which wsd also really good. Coffee was great and service was awesome. Will..."
Rex
"A great cafe and friendly faces. Food is amazing and service is fast. Would recommend booking or going early as it can get packed up. There are a lot..."
Akshay Deo
"More like 4.5 stars. Been here a couple of times, whatever i ordered it tasted amazing. Their drinks are fancy too!food 5/5service..."
Foodhunta
"Was here last weekend and have been a couple of times now. Never disappointed. Food and service is always great! And so is the decor/setting. Do..."
Prashant Datt
"Good food, drinks, service, and lovely environment to be in. Their menu is also relatively cheap compared to some other cafes. The flavours of every..."
Doris Ma
"Best Cafe in my opinion for the area. Always a great vibe. Staff is very friendly and the service is quick. Eggs Benedict is delicious and the food..."
Elon Solomona
"Been here twice now and I love the fried chicken waffles. Especially their gourmet milkshaes my favorites will be the caramel popcorn and the..."
Beks
"Took my friend here for her birthday! Atmosphere was nice, had a very nice coffee, food and service was good too! Cute place for breakfast and lunch...."
Reema Singh
"LOVE THIS PLACE!!! Such an incredible cafe/restaurant! Been here a few times with family and friends! Love the rustic yet sophisticated..."
Aisha Mohammed
"I always enjoy my meals here at melba and i absolutly LOVE there nutella shake "slam dunk" customer service is always lovely an friendly food delish...."
Alice Mcmaster
"Went to have lunch and got caught in the lunch rush mid-week! Staff were friendly and kept us up to date, letting us know how long a table would..."
R. T.
"Nice area to just have a laugh and catchup with your loved ones. Food is great, pork belly I ordered tasted very delicious, would recommend coming..."
Chelsea
"The food and drinks were nice. Melba is a great place to have lunch or dinner with friends and family as the ambience is really nice. If you would..."
Shivali
"Visited Melba several times and never been disappointed with their quality of food and service. Great place, great menu and a beautiful ambiance...."
Gurman Singh
"Dined here for breakfast and the place wasn’t too busy, we were seated right away and the staff were very warm and friendly! They have amazing..."
Nathalie
"This place was bustling with people. The staff were efficient with orders and delivering food. I would recommend going early to secure a table. I..."
Miura Elikana
"This will forever be a favourite of mine. The ambiance and amazing and the staff are always in their front foot. They are always so friendly and..."
Tinos.adventure
"| Baked Halloumi Salad |-One of the best salads I had. They really stepped up the salad game, salads don't always have to be the..."
Food2belly
"Melba is such a beautiful & stylish place. Welcomed by a friendly team who were very hospitable and patient. The food was great!! ❤️ We ordered..."
Tazz_hanisi
"We met relatives for lunch at Melba in Manukau a couple of weeks ago. The cafe is large nouveau industrial style with lots of glass and metal. On a..."
Lochbuie
"Be prepared to wait. Better still, reserve in advance. Definitely try the waffles. They are a must. Dont go out without the coffee. In the pics:..."
Winnie
"Great little place. Ordered the Avocado Smash and a cappuccino which all tasted really good. The cafe was pretty crowded and it took a while to order..."
Roxathina Samupo
"Thank you Melba for an awesome, welcoming and delicious experience. Me and my besty loved the food! We were warmly welcomed in and service was..."
Alicia Aiono
"Highly recommended! Friendly and attentive staff, great decor, and waiting times for food are great even when the place is packed. My go to dishes..."
Tayla Pritchard
"Melba cafe in manakau has such a good menu, everything sounds and looks so good. Their juices and smoothies are great also. I prefer this cafe Melba..."
Mary Hodgson
"Lovely coffee.. salmon Benedict is nice too. The popcorn shake is Devine, not too sweet. Ben there’s few times and the service and very attentive..."
Robyn De Vega
"Was in South Auckland to run a few errands and really wanted to visit this Melba for a long time. The joint was packed on a Saturday Morning but..."
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"Prompt service. Instantly greeted and seated although the chairs were uncomfortable, didn’t get a choice as to where we wanted to sit which was a..."
Nicole Havea
"I can’t express how much LOVE this place! As in LOVE! I have 3 favourite meals from here... Salmon Hash, Belgian Waffles with a side of vanilla..."
Liz Scott
"What can I say that hasn’t already been said in the posts below. My first time here with my wife and from the moment we walked in. Everything from..."
Sam
"Had a catch up breakfast the other day with a family member and my baby. The staff were very polite. Best iced chocolate I’ve had a long time my..."
Jasmine
"Hot daaaaamn. What a meal! I'm always so hesitant to try fried chicken waffles as I'm a carb food hater and I'm scared of dry chicken. This has..."
Jo Cheung
"We had breakfast here and I had the eggs Benedict and my wife had the Salmon hash. A coffee and a hot chocolate. The staff were very friendly and the..."
Gary Montrose
"I come here alot with my daughters i personally love the place i always get the chicken sniztchel sammy an its so enjoyable ive never had an..."
Alice Mcmaster
"My first time, soon as I saw the creamy mushrooms on the menu I knew what I wanted. The eggs were perfect, the mushrooms were full of flavour...."
Andrew Baxendale
"Every time I come here, I love the vibe and the energy this café radiates. So much happiness and care from the staff. The exterior and the interior..."
Anastasia Lee
"This place has a separate vegan dining menu which is neat. Modern and clean cafe with an extensive range of drinks and food. Friendly staff and great..."
Aimee.
"Busy place but still spacious and airy. Good indoor/outdoor flow. Awesome service. We were well looked after. Food came out within good time. Food..."
Khaleesi
"We had very fast service, exceptional food and drink, and the atmosphere was friendly and busy. The good level of staffing means we were never left..."
Mikael Wheeler
"Melba is a great cafe however is almost always packed so have to wait to be seated some days. Their all day menu is good. Really recommend their..."
KJ Eats
"Love how they serve large coffee in a bowl! My order arrived within 5 mins, ideal for a hungry hungry Saturday morning XD 5 star for their creamy..."
Min Min
"Excellent! Absolutely lovely!Great food (plating, flavour and the portion size) and very friendly staff and their serviceBest cafe in..."
Js
"Always like to patronise this cafe.The foods and coffee are good, the waiting staff are friendly, efficient and courteous. The ambience is..."
Marcus Lau
"My friend told me about this place just the other day and it exceeded my expectations. One of the better places in Manukau. Great decoration, very..."
Real Slug
"The food here is amazing, been there twice for lunch and the customer service was awesome. Very friendly team, kids have crayons to colour in their..."
Richard
"Great service. The waitresses are very friendly. Food looks beautiful and tastes great. The turmeric coconut milk latte is surprisingly yummy. Really..."
Terri Hui
"It was so busy around 12-1 pm but the staff managed to pull through and cleared a table for us which was really impressive! The food was really good..."
Aleen
"Came here on Saturday with my husband, my boss & her husband. We came for lunch to celebrate their 30th Wedding Anniversary. We all had a beautiful..."
Debi Barrett
"A lovely organic atmosphere.Coffee is perfect - the most important drug on the menu. I had the smashed avo with bacon. Second..."
Auburn4000
"yum...I enjoyed very much.service and food couldn't be faulted.Will definately come back...I had smashed avo..."
Vicky Lowe
"We came today, 4 adults and 2 kids, for brunch. Between us all we had 3 slam dunks, house squeezed apple and oj. Melba grill, avo on toast, snitzel..."
Gem Hackett
"I went here on Easter Sunday with my girlfriends after church. It was very busy! I love the interior design so beautiful with lots of green plants..."
Cindy Valentino
"my top cafe, always my first pick. I haven't tried much of the menu as my favorite is bacon eggs bene. I have tried the breakfast wrap which was..."
Thompson AJ
"Wow ! I looked at the reviews before coming here and I was a tad sceptical but I couldn’t fault anything. The food was great it was so tasty and..."
Natasha DeWit
"Have been back to Melba again and again, simply because they do everything right.The atmosphere and decor is so spacious and relaxed but..."
Jess Grant
"Went here on a quiet Easter Sunday. Surprised to see the place buzzing. Beautiful decor, very relaxed vibe. Greeted by a lovely girl named Violet who..."
LC Tavioni
"Came here twice in the past month for breakfast and more recently for lunch with a large group. A lovely spacious cafe. I ordered the “Crispy..."
Ms Jones
"Great atmosphere! The staff were friendly and we didn't wait long at all to be served, or for our food to come out. The quality of the food is..."
Brandon Haru
"We were attracted to this restaurant because of how stunning it looked from the outside!The inside was beautiful too, spacious with warm..."
Michelle Ma Belle
"Awesome place to eat and food was pretty good!Also love the fact they are very accommodating for vegans. They have a whole menu just for vegans which..."
Amelia Takle
"Came here for lunch and it was very busy. We managed to get a table though by the door. It's so noisy in there though when its full. Lucky while we..."
Hilary Campbell
"Came here with my brother for lunch. His shout so always worth another star!I had the chicken schnitzel sandwich. It was excellent. The..."
Richard Sharpe
"Went to melba for the first time a bit worried about the service as we’d heard a few stories, upon getting there we realised you can’t believe..."
Amrita Prakash
"Good coffee! Many options and fresh food. Good option if you are shooping or visiting manukau. Nice decoration and big enough. Have good experiences..."
Victoria Velasco
"The cafe looks really modern and cleanThe food presentation is pretty good and so is the service Wished the eggs Benedict had more..."
BaNaNa
"This is my local for lunch. Met a friend here for lunch today. Not many great places in manukau to have lunch but this place is lovely. Staff always..."
Trish
"Today was my fourth time dining here. As obvious as it is, I definitely love coming here. Everytime I come here I'm always greeted by the lovely wait..."
Sarina Tuihalangingie
"Really nice environment and display of food! Wasn’t wowed by the taste but I would be willing to go back and try something else. Staff are lovely..."
Alicia
"Had the Melba Classic Salmon Mash and it was yummy. Very filling. Atmosphere and customer service was great. We also ordered the Banana Waffles and..."
Apriil
"Wow. A step above your average cafe in this area. Going to be a regular treat for us.Nice setting. Comfortable and the food was scrummy...."
Bandnlane
"Would 100% recommend this place to anyone! They're so incredibly accommodating and are willing to adapt anything on the menu for anyone. Food is..."
Ellen May
"We ordered a table for 5 people about half a hour ahead of time. The time when we arrived there, five seats has been set. It’s little things that..."
Lesley0528
"Love the atmosphere here and the service...was very busy but our orders were served within few minutes.my kids aged 8 and 3 loved their food and..."
Shivashni Kumar
"Good is always good here but sometimes the service is a bit off, thought it doesn’t stop me from going. I’ve had both breakfast and lunch and..."
May
"Had their iced mocha. Their iced mocha is made with blended ice rather than with whole ice cubes and is served with whipped cream. It's not their..."
Rob
"Nice fast service and super friendly owner. Great quick stop to meet a friend for lunch. Food was nicely presented would highly recommend to..."
Pamela Hutchinson
"Good customer service. Quality food. Nothing to complain about really . Flavours are great . I’d definitely go back . Nice place to have a quiet..."
Leo Dilshan
"Was flying out and looking for a plate to have lunch, Found this place and was surprised at how packed it was considering it was a Tuesday..."
Benedict Uy
"Lots of parking outside this Melba. The dining space is very tidy and relaxing.The food has all your typical cafe staples.The salmon..."
I_like_pickles
"Been to so many places in Manukau as its close to my work and I'd say Melba is the best. A chain that is still able to keep quality with the bonus of..."
Diogo Reck
"Went here for a work lunch. There milkshakes were really yummy but a bit pricey for what you get. I tried their salmon hash and was not disappointed...."
Hannah Gear
"I recommend the Tempura Fish Bao. It was so good. I'm not normally a fish person but this was perfect. The fish was cooked perfectly...wasn't overly..."
Amy Lai
"Brunch-One of the busy restaurants in heart of Manukau. Woke up this weekend and decided to have waffles. Ordered banana cake waffles and..."
Neel Boppana
"Awesome food and service :) food came out quick and tasted amazing ! I have been here with my partner a few times now and every time it has been..."
James Haliday
"Great food especially the chicken waffles. I tried the XO pork noodles which has great flavour though a little small on the serving size considering..."
G
"Thank you so much for your amazing service today, all staffs were very friendly & funny. I would come here everyday if I could! The food is just..."
Pepz Tuilotolava
"Great vibe, service and good quality food. The sort of place to kick off your Saturday morning brunch with family and friends. There is plenty of..."
Patrick Nnaemeka Aniokoye
"Tried this for the first time this morning. Was really nice 😀😀 Definitely keen to try more dishes. Had a nice salmon meal for breakfast this..."
Jocelyn Samuelu
"First time here and it was bloody fantastic! The staff were super friendly (for a Friday morning lol) and the meal was superb. I had the salmon hash,..."
Maria Foy
"Been here twice and service never failed us. Went to have lunch earlier, a busy Sunday noon. Probably about 15 mins wait for the food but my chicken..."
Lucille Sia
"Been here quite a few times. A little over priced but the food is amazing. Staff are very friendly and accommodating. I love that they bake onsite!..."
Royale Baylee
"Good service, yummy food selection. Only minor critique from my husband was to swirl the milk better so that the mocha doesnt look like so low tide..."
Mezza B
"Food - 3.5Price - 3.5Ambience - 4.5Staff - 4.5To be fair, my family ate here when my taste buds were comatosed due to severe..."
Benz Chan
"Melba has to be one of my most favourite restaurant/cafes. The service is quick and the staff is very friendly. My most favourite meal here is eggs..."
Garima Talwar
"I know 5 is the top but I'd still like to give a 10 It is impeccableIce chocolate and Egg Benedict is really impressive. Adequate..."
Rachel Shen
"Great place! Buzzing with people, and the staff are friendly and prompt! Food arrived within 10 minutes! We had the smashed avo on sourdough, hash..."
Athena
"We have been to Melba with family on various occasions and it has become our go to place when we want to catch up with friends/family over good..."
Lu-Ellen Televave
"One of the best local cafe in Manukau, always a regular here every week and always food exceptional.  Know all the staff as well and are very..."
Winston Lim
"Came here on a Sunday for lunch and it was packed even though the interior is very big for a cafe. From start to finish the service was very good and..."
Jason Zhang
"Pretty nice place. The ambiance is great and the shakes are yummmy. We got the Nutella one and the banana one! For mains I finally got to try chicken..."
Natasha Kumar
"They have a range of good food choices. Their hot chocolates are one of the best ones I have tried so far. Most of the food looks like really small..."
Koyal Lal
"Been there a number of times. This is a fabuluos eatery. Usually have Eggs Benedict and it is always great and consistent. Coffee is always good and..."
Brian Bonniface
"Beautiful decor and good location, outdoor seating is perfect they have small little picnic tables for the kids to sit and enjoy their meals, came..."
Shirley
"Love Melba, been here plenty of times since it's opened. It's a very busy cafe, however staff are awesome. Everyone is friendly and you get served in..."
Farah Mohammed
"Very good and creative recipes, sitting on solid portions of quality ingredients well cooked. Fast, efficient and friendly service. Cosy, modern..."
Marcel Rocked
"Beautifully prepared and presented meal. Nicest cafe meal I have had in Manukau for some time. Food was restaurant quality. This place has definitely..."
Claremoss28
"Had a late breakfast on a Saturday didn't make an appointment which I would suggest specially on a weekend and this place gets busy. Staff were great..."
Angelo Pereira
"Food and Flavour: 4/5Ambience: 4.5/5Seating: 4/5Service: 3.5/5Value for Money: 4 /5We ordered Eggs Benny and Mushrooms..."
BonZ Loves Food
"This place is nice , manakau one looks the best. great place for catch ups with people nice outdoor area to😄. Defiantly gotta go back n try..."
Christine Nand
"Love coming here. The atmosphere is always great and it's a unique and quirky place.The staff are always great. Creamy mushrooms with chorizo..."
Emy Rose
"Let's take your classic avocado and smash it, pair it with a rocket and feta salad that's perfectly dressed with balsamic and present it before a..."
Luke Bilbrough
"Great cafe. Service was good. They do not take bookings as they are always busy. So not the ideal place to go to on a weekend with a large group...."
FoodieBeast
"nice place, looks clean and staff are friendly. Drinks are really good, we ordered the coffees and milkshakes. Food was almost perfect......"
Allan Fong
"One of the best place to grab lunch while working around there. Food has always been consistently good, including their coffee. Most..."
Bubbly Peanut Butter
"We had a lovely Mother' Day brunch here. The café coped well with the busy crowd and our party of 5 ordered coffees to tide us over until our table..."
Siobhan
"Our only favorite place to hang out for brunch currently in South Auckland. They served a Bircher muesli with grilled pineapple, blueberries and..."
Ann R
"Love love love love looovee thiiis placeee. Staff are soo kind and friendly. I had the besst salad eveeeerrr. The drinks were so cutee. My friend..."
Pooja Karan
"I booked for 16 people for my friends hens party lunch. Staff s were fantastic! vibrant and accommodating. Food and drinks were great!Thank you..."
Airini
"Tried a risk with what I ordered for lunch and risk came through. Perfect crispy chicken on waffle, everything on that waffle was amazing and very..."
Debbie L2
"For coffee. This place has the best barista! He makes my neddy dirty chai with almond milk to perfection and the best extra shot soy flat..."
Claude VanDamm
"Love this place for breakfast favorite is the salmon hash, has great parking just outside the door. Our Post Office Box is right by so it's always..."
Shirley
"Didn't expect a chain cafe to be this awesome! Came here on a Sunday mid morning for brunch on a whim as was in the area and a lot of other places..."
Jasveen Kaur
"Great coffee and impeccable service! Had the ginger and oat slice which was divine. Very keen to come back and try their other food on offer. Check..."
Mmm.
"Melba is seriously one hipster place which attracts all the Instagram fanatics. Not only is this place Instagram-worthy the food here tastes exactly..."
Neelam Chandra
"Slam dunk was so delicious. For people with a sweet tooth 😜 Service was okay sometimes they would come up and then get distracted and..."
Mana Katsukawa Otimi
"Went there with my friends and food was very good. Staff was very friendly. Definitely a good place if you are having a meeting in manukau. Price..."
YumYum
"Always a great place to come. Have been here a few times and food is always tasty fresh and delicious. Great friendly service and atmosphere is..."
Kylie Graham
"creamy mushroom and chicken snitzel was delish, good service and well worth the price, the orange juice was actually orange juice, not cordial out of..."
Dion Nelson
"Came here for a brunch with my friend. Service was excellent despite it was super busy 5/5! I ordered a pork belly roll along with the mango smoothie..."
Winnie Liu
"Such an awesome cafe! Got the Fried Chicken Waffles and the Slam Dunk milkshake. The chicken was crunchy, well seasoned and succulent. The chips were..."
Aseem
"I tried many places for brunch but this place is no 1 in my list. Great atmosphere, wonderful staff, fantastic display of food and yummy food at a..."
Jimon007
"Love this place , service is always excellent. We often go out for brunch with our children. The food is always fresh, very well presented, and..."
Marie
"Wanted to try this place for a long time after seeing my friend post about it. I ordered the salmon eggs bene and my partner ordered the mushroom..."
Cristine Manalo
"Beautiful place, really nice environment, attentive and amazing staff. The food is so so beautiful and fresh. Love it, definitely recommend..."
Silvann
"Been here a couple of times for lunch, both with a toddler. All staff super friendly and food and was really good and quick to arrive. Today I had..."
Hayley Scott
"Love their food and setting! Their eggs benedict was delicious and the service was great considering it being a peak time Cant wait to visit..."
Janice Singh
"Food was delicious. We are on our way out of town and needed a quick and simple breakfast place. Melba did not disappoint! It is a bit expensive but..."
Sarah Todoroff
"Without Question the BEST CAFE in Manakau..Superbly Run...Brilliant Staff.Beautifully made Coffee..And YUUUUUU ALWAYS COME OUT WITH A SMILE..."
Marty Barraud
"This is my friends and I classic hangover spot to go to when we go to my best friends house to stay over the bridge and want a big meal to help us..."
Jessica
"If youre planning on spending the day shopping in manukau, hit up this place beforehand. The portion sizes are alright but the flavours are pretty..."
Roana Bilia
"I've tried 2-3 main dishes from here, was okay tasting with no particular wow factor. Ice drinks from here tasted super bland. The space inside the..."
Momo
"The portion size here are alright. The price is quite expensive. The quality of the food is just okay as well. The service is good and the atmosphere..."
Joanne Chiang
"we had the big breakfast, avo smash, eggs been, long black, flat white, mocha and fluffy.. bene was small but very tasty.. not smothered in..."
Grace Sifa
"Came for lunch on a Monday. The place is spacious, clean and has good service. The downside is the lack of options on the menu. I ended up getting..."
Jamez Hill III
"Omg i love love Melba i akways book a table for me and my group as its soo packed during kunch hours. the Pulled pork, melba grill, belgium waffles..."
Mareta Hunt
"This place is a hidden gem,great food service AA++ coffee good too....will be back for sure keep up the great work guys didn't expect this but yeah..."
Ayaan
"Called in this morning for a peaceful breakfast with my 5 month old. The staff were fantastic. Menu is easy, all I felt like was poached eggs, but..."
Shelley
"What a lovely and modern place to have a brunch on a Sunday morning. Despite this place being packed we managed to get a seat for the two of us. We..."
Marcella
"They have a great range of cabinet food.Friendly and efficient staff.We order salmon hash and egg benedict with salmon the food..."
R
"MELBA, I'm in love! I dined here for brunch with 4 other friends on a sunny Sunday morning so understandably it was very busy - and for good..."
Rhiannon Sinfield
"It's a refreshing place to have breakfast at,nice atmosphere and the food was gorgeously presented,they had a good selection of food and that isn't..."
MizC
"It's so great to see such a cool place in South Auckland. The decor is super on trend with wood, matte black fixtures, subway tiles and hanging..."
Kate Key
"One of the newest and largest Melba cafe in Auckland, Melba Manukau is a comfy and airy place to relax and enjoy a weekend brunch. The open space..."
Amy @ My Dining Journey
"Excellent welcome food was good and the service very pleasant. Nice to see another quality local eatery I will be back. ..."
Dion Dobbs
"Came here when it first opened and was a great experience. I love the modern furnishings, kinda quirky and the food was great . Nice atmosphere -..."
Lizzie Blackburn
"Went for breakfast on my own mid-week. Food was nice, service was ok. They brought my food reasonably promptly, but my cup of green tea didn't turn..."
Peter Watkins
"First time trying out this new cafe and I was pleasantly surprised. Came here on a Saturday afternoon around 1pm and the place was packed! We got the..."
Priscilla Khang
"On my way to work, I decided to pop into Melba to grab a coffee and a small piece of chocolate slice. I'm new to working in this area so being aware..."
Mat
"Possibly the best cafe in the area. Great food and consistently good coffee. The staff are very attentive and friendly as well. Decent sized place..."
Z M
"yummiest place to get an eggs Benedict. Very good customer service and the place looked great.. so modern,bright and open. Went here for my 3rd year..."
Jasmine Seutahi
"Have been here a few times with work colleagues, the meals are quite good, large portions, and you can make reservations if you have a larger group...."
Daniel Kinnoch
"We went here with a rather large group on a Sunday lunchtime. The staff were able to accommodate us pretty quickly even though we had people..."
Shiksha Sridhar
"First time eating in Melba today with friends, quite a neat joint, nice open space, friendly welcome from the waitress, we chose to eat outside. From..."
Vinny
"Great to have a cafe like this in Manukau. Nice vibe and friendly service.Food wise, some items on the menu are good while others are not. The..."
Misty
"It's good to see this cafe up in the south. I've been to the one in Ellerslie and thoroughly enjoyed their food there. There is a lack of decent..."
Chumq
"My husband and I decided to check this cafe out this morning. Have heard great things about it from my sister. We weren't greeted by anyone when we..."
ReetsNLots
"Finally, an amazing cafe in Manukau! Decided to give this place a go and was very pleasantly surprised. We were greeted by very friendly..."
Karen
"Place was packed. We had 3 people in total and were asked to sit at the breakfast bar, despite a table being available, just because the group..."
Sameeta
"Such a great cafe!I have been here twice now and got the creamy mushrooms have been delicious both times. The serving is very generous..."
Mun Clair
"Yay for a decent cafe in Manukau!The place looks wonderful, very nicely decorated and very open layout.Staff were alright, seemed..."
Winnie Luo
"Awesome new little cafe that is always so busy. Been here a few times since discovering it only a couple of weeks ago. Food is nice with lots of..."
Samantha
"Decent little cafe. After being here once I preferred my meal & drink over urban soul. Atmosphere is great & service was good, super yummy breakfast..."
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"It's so nice to have somewhere decent to go for coffee and a bite, besides the mall. M's refreshing and new and the staff are great. The menu's your..."
Vitale Eti
"Finally visited this cafe after hearing lots of good things about it. I had a cuppacino and a gluten free blueberry friand. The coffee was a little..."
Candii Cao
"Visited Melba twice now! Great cafe in Manukau (we don't have enough places like this).  Nice to have another option besides my other favourite in..."
Miss Alesana
"I nearly wept with happiness when these guys opened in Manukau, Melba is a little slice of Auckland Central in South Auckland. It's run by the same..."
Abigail Spence
"A newly opened cafe here in Manukau and boy am I impressed! Plenty of parking and the restaurant itself is very spacious, beautifully modern and..."
Kelly
"My partner and I had a late breakfast we were greated by a smiling young staff member in which you do not see a lot these days. Once we were seated..."
Barb&Ted
"Manukau's new brunch joint. It's beautiful, stands out and brings a new energy to the town. I'm in love. If you can get past the lines and waiting..."
Monique Porteous
"Been here just this morning with hubby after night shift and I must say, the place was exquisite for a coffee shop. It is very spacious with an..."
Angeline Pagulayan
"Have visited a couple of times, once for a quick flat white and the other for an iced coffee and snack..the 4.5 is for the flat white which was bang..."
David Parussini
"This by far is a must try cafe around the Manukau area. Excellent layout and quick and efficient staff. The milkshakes were excellent and the eggs..."
Matt Tieu
"Manukau has long needed a new cafe like Melba, with Urban Soul being the only similar style cafe. The interior is really airy and spacious with..."
Heartshrooms
"Finally a brand new eatery in Manukau! The menu has great options (you definitely have to try the Nutella shake) although it can get a little pricey..."
Ashlee
"What an awesome discovery this was! I have been to many of the cafes from the Cafe Melba group but noticed today this new addition in Manukau. There..."
Stephy_NakiGirl
"This place has only been open a week and I have been 4 times.. great food friendly staff.. favorite so far is journeyman. . Also salmon quiche is..."
Craig William