Restaurants, Cafes and Bars
Favourite a la carte and fine dining restaurants and the best cafes in Titirangi Village, through Scenic Drive to Waiatarua, Piha, Swanson, and Henderson Valley. Riverhead, West Harbour, Kumeu, Huapai, & Waimauku, to the cosmopolitan centres of Henderson and New Lynn West Auckland New Zealand
The Refreshment Room
In this warm, casual and inviting dining room, chefs Mark Hopkins and Jon Baxter have teamed up with chef John Pountney to create The Refreshment Room. John has extensive experience in London and Europe. The menu changes daily. Open 5-9pm.Wednesday Thursday Friday and from Noon to 9pm Saturday and Sunday. Closed on Monday and Tuesday. Reservations are recommended.
Fifteen minute drive along Scenic Drive from Titirangi Village.
Takahe Restaurant and Cafe
Boutique restaurant and wine bar in Titirangi Village overlooking bush with city views.
Kiwi Pacific Rim Fresh cuisine. Fresh produce sourced daily. Open Tuesday to Friday 11am to late, . Saturday and Sunday 9am to late. Closed on Monday.
Located in the refurbished Lopdell House, Deco serves Eastern Mediterranean and original fare. Open 7 days 7am to 10pm.
Handi Tandoori Cuisine
Enjoy the wonderful atmosphere and tasty food with bush and city views from this delightful restaurant in Titirangi Village. Tucked away down the driveway beside the Fairy Flower Shop on Titirangi Road – opposite The Hardware Cafe. Tastefully decorated and with excellent service for relaxed dining. Each dish has its own unique flavour. Takeaway and delivery service available if staying at home is preferred.
A warm environment with authentic Indian Food. It is both the ideal place for a group function or an intimate dinner for two. The food quality has been achievable by adhering to a policy of exclusively employing excellent chefs from India. Elevated indoor/outdoor dining with views over Titirangi. Special $11.99 mains Monday Tuesday & Wednesday nights which can be busy. Reservations are recommended.
Tobys Restaurant and Bar
Currently under renovation. From the village turn down South Titirangi Road (beside Lopdell House Art Gallery)
With 180 degrees of bush, city and harbour views to Coromandel and Whangarei Heads, Elevation has a great selection of local cuisine. Inside, there’s an open fire, cosy couches, table seating and a bar or a wider vista outside on the giant deck. 15 minutes’ drive from Titirangi Village, 15 minutes’ drive from Piha Beach. Monday & Tuesday – Closed. Wednesday – Sunday Open for lunch and dinner
Great coffee with fresh and tasty cakes and lunch food. Drive in past The Hardware and Vevo is beside the steps on the left side of the archway. They also provide pre packaged dinners for those on the run. Open 7:00-4:00 Tuesday-Saturday, Sunday 8:00 – 3:00. Monday closed
Stripe Cafe (next door to the Firestation)
Charming brick bay windowed cafe with private walled courtyard. Light meals, delicious desserts & good coffee. ‘Lounge Retro’ style decor. Located opposite Titirangi RSA on South Titirangi Road next to the Fire Station. Open 7 days from 7am-10pm
A favourite with the locals. Great atmosphere, food and coffee. Open most days from 5.30am for an early cup of excellent coffee. A sunny spot with outdoor seating for the canine.
The Fringe Cafe
European cuisine in the heart of Titirangi Village. Relaxed café setting with harbour and bush views, cosy log fire. Yummy cakes. Open 7 days – 7.30am – 5pm. Indoor and outdoor seating.
Titirangi Village Kebabs
Middle Eastern cuisine – eat in or takeaway.
Licenced cafe with bush and city views.
The Huia FoodStore
A beachside cafe offering excellent espresso coffee, delicious cafe-style food, all-day brunch, icecreams, and gourmet takeaways. Set in beautiful Huia, 15 minutes drive west of Titirangi.
Bethells Store & Cafe
Summer opening hours start from Labour Weekend (October) to Queens Birthday weekend (April) Saturday and Sunday 10am to 6pm. Open on Friday nights from December 5-9pm.
Winter hours Sunday only 10am to 5pm. By Bethells Beach carpark.
Piha Beach Cafe
Next to Piha Dairy – open daily. Piha Road, Piha, West Auckland
Piha Surf Life Saving Club
Open for meals in summer – great ocean sunset views!
Piha Beach, West Auckland
Meals from 5.30pm Tuesday,Thursday,Friday & Saturday.
3 Beach Valley Road, Piha Beach, West Auckland
Kumeu Wine Country
Soljans Estate Winery and Cafe
Family owned for 3 generations, Soljans stunning winery is located at the gateway to Kumeu Wine Country – Auckland’s heritage wine region. Sample award-winning wines at the cellar door then enjoy exceptional New Zealand cuisine in the highly acclaimed winery cafe. Open 7 days.
Fresh exciting menu together with a magical setting in an apple orchard makes this cafe a special spot for brunch or lunch as part of your West Auckland experience. Indoor and Al Fresco seating.
Cafe, bakery and Ice Cream parlour. Top Baking with Award winning hot cross buns, Xmas tarts and Auckland’s best pies made from grass fed eco farmed beef.
The Fireplace Kumeu Cafe Bar and Restaurant
Fully licensed bar and restaurant, offering sumptuous cabinet food, a delicious lunch, brunch and dinner menu.
Fernielea Licensed Cafe
Indoor/Outdoor dining in a lovely country garden where fresh seasonal produce is grown and included in the menu. Open for breakfast and lunch 8am – 2pm, open for dinner on Friday nights and Pizza on Saturday nights.
Hallertau Brewbar & Restaurant
A micro brewery and restaurant in one, specialising in distinctive, unpasteurised and unfiltered beers. Open: 7 Days, 11am – 10pm, Lunch, Dinner and All Day Grazing
The Flagship Marina Bar and Restaurant
Fabulous setting at West Harbour Marina. Open for lunch and dinner. Monday to Friday 11am til late. Saturday and Sunday 9am til late. Follow ‘Marina’ signage
Thought to be the oldest riverside tavern. It sits on the upper reaches of the Waitemata harbour. Bar, restaurant and cafe and often features live entertainment. Open for lunch and dinner. Monday to Friday 11am til late. Saturday and Sunday 10am til late.
The Tasting Shed
A wonderful new and well reviewed rural restaurant with a difference – right beside Coopers Creek Winery. Rustic with comfortable indoor outdoor dining. Excellent service and an exciting menu. Open for lunches and dinner on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from noon. Dinners on Wednesday and Thursday from 4pm til late. Take the driveway into Coopers Creek with easy parking through the gate on the right to ‘The Tasting Shed’ .
For espresso and a creative menu in a unique setting. Styled from a classic 1930’s European train station. Relax on the gorgeous boutique furniture surrounded by tasteful decor, or on the large veranda overlooking a beautiful lake and feed the Kumeu ducks. Open 8.30am to 4pm, 7 days a week.
Tasty authentic woodfired pizzas
Provenance Eatery and Store
Provenance is a day time cafe with an ingredient-led menu full of simple dishes designed to show off fresh produce sourced from local farms and suppliers. Open Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm. Saturday, Sunday 8am – 4pm
Full Moon Cafe
Cafe with a friendly atmosphere serving homemade food just like Nana used to make.
Cafe serving Boxer coffee and tasty breakfast and lunches
Delicious Thai traditional dishes – open Tuesday to Saturday for dinner 5 – 10pm. Open for lunch Friday – Sunday noon to 2pm.
Located in a beautiful heritage listed building with an outdoor courtyard serving casual breakfast, lunch & formal dinners. Open 7 days a week and is fully licensed.
Icon Restaurant & Bar
Relax & unwind in a stylish ambience reminiscent of a central city hotel lobby-style dining or drinking venue with outdoor & private dining areas available.
Great Italian dining in the heart of Henderson.
Yaruki Japanese Restaurant
Chikos Restaurant & Cafe
Serving exciting flavours of international Pacific Rim fusion cuisine in a modern and cozy Japanese decor.
Italian à la carte renowned for tasty pizza, pasta and traditional dishes made from the best quality ingredients.
Cafe located in the center of the Henderson shops, on the corner of Great North Road and Railside Avenue. Allpress coffee and a selection of freshly baked goodies including gluten free options available.
Chapati Indian Restaurant & Bar
Experience all the flavours of authentic Indian cuisine.
Pukeko Cafe & Function Centre
Located at ‘Kiwi Valley’. Great atmosphere and excellent choices for brunch, lunch or special occasions.
Wed ~ Fri 8am ~ 4pm, Sat & Sun 830am ~ 4pm. Open 7 days a week during school holidays. No surcharge on public holidays.
Swanson Railway Cafe
Weatherboard railway station building relocated from original Avondale site. Historical, architectural and pattern significance. Now home to the excellent Swanson Station Cafe , open Tues- Sun 7am-5pm.
Monday – Friday 7am-4pm Weekends 8am-4pm
A whole range of restaurants: from Turkish/Greek (Bodrum), Vietnamese (Hansan), Japanese (Wagamama, Meso) and more.
Kurukshetra Indian Restaurant
Delicious Indian Cuisine in a charming cafe.
Black Salt Bar & Eatery
A great range of food that changes with the season and beverages that includes classic cocktails. They also host a rang of events each month ranging from Quiz nights to monthly Comedy Out West shows.
Bricklane is named for the many historic brick and pottery works once found in the New Lynn area. Bricklane features stunning displays of photos from the most famous ceramic works nearby – Crown Lynn. Guests to the restaurant will be intrigued by the original potter’s wheel, and genuine Crown Lynn antiques adorning the restaurant and bar.
Lone Star Cafe & Bar
Originally known as ‘Ceramic House’, the Lone Star’s home is a truly funky brick house built in 1963 to showcase Ceramco’s building techniques. It features more brick than any other building in Australasia. The site has been restored and renovated to create an eye-catching restaurant and bar, and a deck from which to admire West Auckland’s largest Pohutukawa.
Serving tasty authentic Malaysian food.
Musashi Japanese Restaurant
Mae Nam Khong Thai Lao Restaurant
Experience the Best of South East Asian Cuisine
Lai Thai Restaurant
Italian Restaurant serving VERY Good Pizzas. Closed Mondays
The Old Woodshop and Corner Cafe
Woodshop and busy little cafe.
Robert Harris Cafe
Inside main entrance of Lynn Mall (opposite Countdown supermarket), New Lynn, West Auckland
A buzzing community cafe with a lovely atmosphere, excellent coffee and fresh tasty food.Tucked away off the beaten track near the Fruitvale railway station (between Titirangi Road and West Coast Road). Closed Mondays.
Serving all day breakfast, treats and hearty pies. Westie style, made fresh!
Serving tasty, heartwarming food. Next to Les Mills Fitness Centre
A quality and authentic Italian dining experience.
Artisan Vineyard Cafe
Set in beautiful rural vineyard setting in Oratia just 20 minutes from downtown Auckland. Full lunch menu available Thursday through to Sunday. Platters menu on Monday- Wednesday. Taste award winning local wines daily. Open 11 – 5pm, 7 days
Packing Shed Gallery and Café
The Packing Shed Gallery & Café – beside Artisans Vineyards in Oratia. Showcasing locally renowned artists, Relax and enjoy delicious home-made lunches and breakfasts among the arts in the gallery or in the charming garden setting. 7 days, 9am-4pm
A short distance west of Auckland city – the hinterland villages, valleys and urban hubs of the Waitakeres West Auckland offer a choice of charming cafes for breakfast or lunch, romantic restaurants for fine dining in the evening or business lunches in licensed or byo restaurants, winery restaurants and cafes. Meet friends, or locals in the friendly bars. quirky cafes and recommended restaurants in Titirangi, Waiatarua, Piha, Swanson, Kumeu Valley, Huapai, Waimauku, Riverhead, KareKare, Muriwai Beach, New Lynn and Henderson. Whether for a business meeting, to join your friends for Thai, Indian, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Middle Eastern Kebabs, traditional kiwi roast or for a romantic dinner for two – the choice is yours in West Auckland New Zealand.