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Cafe Sandspit

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
1440 Sandspit Rd, Warkworth, Auckland 0982, New Zealand
+64 9-425 9475
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (4 reviews)
“new ownership” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1440 Sandspit Rd, Warkworth, Auckland 0982, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 15 reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2018

Had lunch overlooking the water. Perfect day, sunny, the tide was in for a picture perfect setting. We enjoyed a most delicious fish and chips meal which was one of the best we have eaten lately. Relaxed atmosphere with friendly service. Will definitely be visiting...More

Thank 408MichelleG
Alison W, Manager at Cafe Sandspit, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Great to hear! We look forward to seeing you again. :-)

Reviewed 16 March 2018

Had a family lunch overlooking the water, absolutely stunning view. Food good, service excellent. Large blackboard with menu for the day on it. Didn't have to wait long for food. About 5 couples inside but we were early for lunch.

Thank Sally S
Alison W, Manager at Cafe Sandspit, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thanks for your Review. We're pleased that you enjoyed your visit. :-)

Reviewed 5 March 2018

We two enjoyed a delicious dinner out overlooking the Sandspit marina on a warm summer evening, we could almost imagine we were in a European location except it's in our own backyard and therefore infinitely better. The menu is not extensive but almost everything on...More

Thank fatsprat
Alison W, Manager at Cafe Sandspit, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

We're so pleased that locals are returning and supporting a small, local business again. Thanks for your kind words, we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 28 February 2018

My wife and I and another couple went here for lunch as it has recently changed hands and the previous owner did not have a very good reputation amongst the locals. It is in a very good location literally right on the water and we...More

Thank Stan A
Alison W, Manager at Cafe Sandspit, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thanks for your Review, your comment about the Nachos has been noted and will certainly be taken into consideration.

Reviewed 26 February 2018

Visited this little café recently as we waited to board the ferry boat (at Sandspit) to Kawau Island. The little café was spotlessly clean, light and airy and we enjoyed a couple of cups of lovely hot `flat white` coffee as well as a couple...More

Thank robert w
Alison W, Manager at Cafe Sandspit, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

We're pleased to hear that you're enjoying both the food and Service. We're pleased with our dedicated Staff and Chefs. Thanks your Review and do pop in again some time! :-)

Reviewed 21 February 2018

We called into this cafe whilst waiting for the mail ferry from Sandspit for coffee, which was delicious and tasty. We cannot comment on the food but what we saw being served to other patrons appeared huge. If the owners keep up the attitude we...More

Thank david p
Alison W, Manager at Cafe Sandspit, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thanks so much for your Review! :-)

Reviewed 17 February 2018

good service, coffee and food. Great views of the water on both sides. Friendly and helpful staff. well worth a stop before catching a ferry to Kawau Island

Thank kiwi572014
Alison W, Manager at Cafe Sandspit, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Thanks for your Review, we're pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again. :-)

Reviewed 4 February 2018

While waiting for the ferry we had an excellent breakfast of bacon & eggs which was delivered very quickly with a smile. Great coffee followed while we enjoyed the view of the bay.

Thank davemarg2016
Alison W, Manager at Cafe Sandspit, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thanks for your Review, it's great to hear from happy, well-nourished customers! :-)

Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We decided to stop here for breakfast before our cruise and got here a bit earlier. Seemed like everyone had the same idea that day! Still, we managed to get a table and the staff were so accommodating and friendly, despite it being so busy....More

Thank Kiwigirl341
Alison W, Manager at Cafe Sandspit, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Haha, yes, I know how fussy teenage boys can be, I have one myself! Thanks so much for your kind words, we're glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you all again soon. :-)

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Had a great lunch here with some friends from overseas Lovely outlook and great views across to kauwau island... good menu and well priced..

Thank Peter R
Alison W, Manager at Cafe Sandspit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thanks for you Review, we look forward to seeing you again in the future! :-)

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$17
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1440 Sandspit Rd, Warkworth, Auckland 0982, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Warkworth
  • Phone Number: +64 9-425 9475
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Description
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT - 5 AUGUST 2017 Managers: Maree and Alison Chefs: Maree and Taz Hospitalilty Staff: Shelly, Alison and Paul We are excited to revitalise Cafe Sandspit, an absolutely amazing, little cafe, that offers spectacular views over the Hauraki Gulf. Situated at Sandspit Wharf, we are conveniently located to Kawau Cruises, so drop in for a quick snack or delicious meal, before you embark on your journey.
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