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Altar

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Cafe, European, New Zealand
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465 Mount Eden Road | Mt Eden, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
+64 9-631 7184
Today
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We have found this cafe by chance and were extremely pleased and had a few breakfasts there. Very good and reasonably priced selection of eggs and - rarely for NZ- omelettes with various sides/fillings, home made muesli, some other dishes and superb coffee. Omelette is one of the most tender I ever had. Service is very friendly and efficient. Highly... More 

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Thank Anna M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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237 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch today, parking right out the front of restaurant. Whom, I presume is the Manager was a lovely friendly man who welcomed us in when we arrived and I noted he welcomed everyone and personally took people to their seats. We both had the corn fritters but one with sweet chilli sauce, sour cream and one... More 

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

My parents came up from the south island and they wanted a decent breakfast, we drove down Mount Eden road and stumbled across this gem of a cafe. The food was priced very well and the breakfasts were amazing. Dad was stoked as a goat with his lamb cutlet in amongst his big brekkie. We left with very full tummy... More 

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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We drove past this place heading into Mt Eden and turned around to give it a go. Best decision ever! I had the big breakfast which was your usual price at any cafe, I think it was around $23 or so. When it came out a few minutes later I couldn't believe the amount of food on my plate! They... More 

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Thank 848mattt
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Good quality food; great size meals; value for money. Spacious surroundings with off street parking, and very pleasant staff. Highly recommended. AND no public holiday surcharge!

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Thank mcavty
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Best breakfast in Auckland. Not only are meals delicious, they are also good value for money. Definitely recommend for breakfast/brunch. Staff are lovely and very helpful

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Thank ShereeHop
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Every few months I visit my mother in the retirement village next door, usually staying a few days. The staff at the altar consistently make the best coffee and really know their clients. They treat the elderly clients with respect and make them feel valued, something rarely seen in 2017! Simply cannot fault this venue.

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Thank Kathy R
Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Had brunch here again today and as usual the meal was excellent and the service friendly. Very glad they were open on a public holiday, as that allowed us to soak up some rays in their sunny courtyard.

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Thank SFZinggPeel
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 31 December 2016

good place to go and have lots of good staff. The price is very reasonable and the portion is big. I will suggest my friends to have lunch here.

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Thank parnell5888
Auckland, New Zealand
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The board outside said $10 lunches. That got us inside. But you had to fish through the menu to find them. When I order and ask for the espresso with the meal that's what I, as the customer wants. Why is it so hard to do? Why, when you've scarcely got the first forkful in the mouth, am I asked... 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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, New Zealand
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 465 Mount Eden Road | Mt Eden, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-631 7184

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