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The Leigh Sawmill Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, New Zealand, Pizza, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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142 Pakiri Road, Leigh, New Zealand
+64 9-422 6019
Today
10:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Thu 12:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 10:00 - 01:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stopped here as a group for lunch. The service was friendly and prompt, the beer tasty and the food delish! We had the fish tacos and the wagyu burger and the flavours were incredible! Would definitely stop here again, great area for the kids to run around in as well. Cost was $50 for lunch for two, with two... More 

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Thank Sheridan2808
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Was a fabulous night for my sisters 40th. Pizzas were delicious! Staff friendly and efficient. And such a unique and funky place - to be inside an old sawmill. Very cool.

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Thank Kiwimermaid
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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135 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I would want to give this 3.5/5 but it's not available! Nice food, friendly service but it was not really that busy and the service was slow at times. I had to wait a long time for my dessert and when we chased it up we were told that someone had lost the docket. Not a huge issue as we... More 

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Thank lcj1031
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Is there anything nicer than a delicious thin crust pizza and a cold beer in the summer garden of the Leigh Sawmill Restaurant?

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Thank suereidy2017
Hadleigh, England, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is great and the beer is even better! If can get pretty busy though so I'd advise booking, you can request inside or out if you like too :)

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Thank Josh R
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food and vibe for the whole family. Great local beer. Delicious pizza, fish, homemade homus. Playground for kids. Cute outdoor area. A must for anyone!

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Thank Nigel B
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with friends, tried the craft beers which were great and all had pizza which was awesome and so tasty! Service was great, one guy especially came to us just when we needed something without us asking and made great recommendations. Would recommend all day long!

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Thank stravel250
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been several times and usually pretty slow service but today had to be the winner. We were warned things were busy but it took 45 minutes to get our drinks. An hour and a half to get our food. Food was good as usual but the wait was just ridiculous. How long does it really take to cook pizza and... More 

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Thank Kathy A
Auckland, New Zealand
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With a large group the simple menu and variety of choices was fantastic. Every person found something they liked be they 12 or 60! Desserts were so good we ordered them all for the table!

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Thank Erin B
Auckland, New Zealand
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46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been our usual stop after a day at the marine reserve. Been here a few times before. Today was a bit different from the usual visits. We came in with hungry kids. A pizza and banana fritters took close to an hour to come out of the kitchen. Food quality was still good. Just disappointed with the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, New Zealand, Pizza, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Pakiri Road, Leigh, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Leigh
  • Phone Number: +64 9-422 6019

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