Little King

Escaping the city centre for the afternoon, yesterday I had a fabulous lunch with a friend at Little King cafe in Milford. Similar to its sister cafe in Herne Bay, Dear Jervois, the menu is interesting, diverse and has something for you, whether you're a waffle eater or more akin to a cave-man. To my … Continue reading Little King

Cali

Given we’re locals, we know first hand that New Market is calling out for cafes to rival those found in Grey Lynn and the like  - and finally, the call is being answered by none other than the chic new bistro, Cali, which is re-invigorating the corner of Nuffield Street. A group of us recently worked our way through Cali's West Coast … Continue reading Cali

Woodworks

We are always keen to try out new places in our ever-sprawling city, so Claudia and Laura headed to Woodworks in Avondale recently for lunch. It's a relatively new spot offering breakfast and a full day bistro menu, in addition to takeaway pizzas. The cafe is a large, spacious area with plenty of natural lighting, which is great if you're with … Continue reading Woodworks

Bolaven

On the weekend, Laura and I dropped by Bolaven on Mt. Eden road. We'd read about their dinner menu in the NZ Herald's Viva and thought a visit for our favourite meal (brunch of course) would be worthwhile. Parking was easy and we were welcomed through the door before choosing a seat at one of several free tables. We … Continue reading Bolaven

Catroux

This morning we visited Catroux in Westmere. We reviewed the cafe a while ago for lunch, but this time we tried the seasonal brunch menu and  were very impressed by the food. We like the design of the cafe with its all-white interiors making it feel larger than it is. The space is dominated by a glass … Continue reading Catroux

Bread and Butter bakery & cafe

You may be more familiar with 'Little Bread and Butter' located in Ponsonby central, however, today we went to the Bread and Butter Bakery and Cafe in Grey Lynn, as the bakery and cafe has a full breakfast and lunch menu which we wanted to try, alongside their artisan breads and sweet treats. The cafe is large … Continue reading Bread and Butter bakery & cafe

Kokako

Feeling like a healthy start to the day, Charlotte and I chose Kokako cafe this morning for brunch. It's a NZ cafe and coffee brand that focuses on sustainability and natural, organic foods. The cafe is located in a converted 1930's Post Office on a corner in Grey Lynn. It was very lively when we … Continue reading Kokako