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Chocolate Brown Cafe

6 Mill Lane, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-422 2677
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“fudge” (15 reviews)
“cheese rolls” (4 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
6 Mill Lane, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A local sent us to Chocolate Brown the first time, we couldn't help but stop the second time. Our initial visit was a late lunch. We were tempted by the items in the case, but it was a chilly, gray day and we both opted...More

Thank Eatsmeister
ChocolateBrownnz, Manager at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to place feedback, we really appreciate it! Such good news to hear that you were please with your orders. We have just released a new menu today so next time you call in there will be lots of new...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We were traveling though this town and I looked up the reviews for a great venue for breakfast. Seemingly this establishment got the prize but sadly this was not our experience. The food was nicely presented but lacked taste - eggs were far too runny...More

Thank Sandiwells13
ChocolateBrownnz, Owner at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Sorry to hear that you were disappointed. We were busy as we are popular, sorry it didn't match your expectations. The menu states our eggs are served soft poached, with options to cater for personal preferences. The toilets are cleaned regularly, but are only as...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

On recommendation from TripAdvisor we visited CB for a family breakfast while on a road trip north. The place is appropriately hipster fresh with a cool vibe from outside. Inside it's nothing special but still comfortable and clean. The coffee was fantastic - one of...More

Thank chrisg276rec
ChocolateBrownnz, Owner at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi - thanks for your review. We have taken your comments on board - staff have since been told to look for families with children and offer them the highchairs. Usually these are in the cafe in full view. The water is help yourself, next...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

I have been to this cafe several times for brunch, lunch and just cabinet food. The food has always been excellent (special thumbs up to the mince on toast - delish!!) but the mocha is the best I have ever had! EVER! You need to...More

Thank VictoriaHem
ChocolateBrownnz, Manager at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate it. The Mochas are amazing Even better with a savory scone, we look forward to seeing you again & I'll pass on the message to the team.

Reviewed 8 October 2017

If you're having brunch, lunch or just coffee and cake this place is definitely worth a visit. Great menu with all the regular favourites, plus some. Service was fast and friendly even though the place was really busy. Try their slices...hard to resist! Highly recommended....More

Thank Steve C
ChocolateBrownnz, Owner at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely comments - glad to hear we hit the spot! Susan

Reviewed 8 October 2017

I'd rate this as one of the tip cafes in Warkworth. Great coffee. Delicious Fries. Great Chocolate shop right next door. Good Kids menu . Seating inside & out. Close to main street of warkworth.

Thank Kirsty W
ChocolateBrownnz, Manager at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we appreciate it. Will pass your compliments on to the Chef. Have a great day

Reviewed 1 October 2017

My Daughter and partner arrived for lunch on Saturday ,30/9/17 found plenty of tables to sit at, i ordered the bloody burger and fries, and the others ordered the summer salad with coffees, The burger was very nice and filling, with the best fries i...More

Thank David G
ChocolateBrownnz, Manager at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thanks for your feedback - we appreciate the time you take to review us. We are so glad you enjoyed your time here & you liked the Halloween special & Salads. We aim to please. Will keep an eye on the music level, have a...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Came here on a recommendation from a colleague. Great vibe to this cafe as soon as we walked in. Both my Avocado Smash with poached eggs and my husband's mushrooms were amazing and perfectly cooked. Coffee and hot chocolate extremely good (served with chocolate and...More

Thank Natalie G
ChocolateBrownnz, Manager at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thanks for your feedback - we appreciate the time you take to review us. We are so glad you enjoyed your time here it's always good to know you had great service!

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Delishious food .. some keto friendly options would be even better ... great service.. friendly staff .... excellent .. I'll be back 😊More

Thank Glenda G
ChocolateBrownnz, Owner at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thanks for your feedback - we appreciate the time you take to help us understand what our customers want! Like you, I am a low carb eater - check out the gluten free bacon/feta tart - my recipe! Or falafel scotch egg. Vegetarian Frittata. Coming...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This was not our first visit, but we're not in a hurry to go back. One of us received the wrong dish - this happens, but an apology would have helped. When the replacement arrived it was still not completely right and the waitress was...More

Thank Tabatha1998
ChocolateBrownnz, Owner at Chocolate Brown Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Hello - I am so sorry to hear of this experience. This is not our normal customer service standard by any stretch. We have a firm policy around problems such as this: apology, restitution, reform. You should have been given a verbal apology and given...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Mill Lane, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Warkworth
  • Phone Number: +64 9-422 2677
  • E-mail
Description
Award Winning - cafeteria and chocolaterie A Kiwi Styled menu, Handmade Cabinet food and Specialty drinks. Next door in the Chocolaterie are British Sweets, Dutch Licorice, Kiwi lollies, Fresh Fudge and Handmade on-site chocolates. Come and be warmed by our fire in Winter or sit in the sun over a beautiful Kiwi Summer. We would love to see you here soon. Open for Breakfast and Lunch
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