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


Waitakere Ranges


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.

233 Scenic Drive, Titirangi (the old Montana Winery) en route to the Arataki Centre and Piha,
Waitakere Ranges
West Auckland New Zealand

Ph +(09) 817 8655

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.

421 Titirangi Road, Titirangi Village. Waitakere Ranges, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph. +(099) 817 5057


Located in the refurbished Lopdell House, Deco serves Eastern Mediterranean and original fare. Open 7 days 7am to 10pm.

418 Titirangi Road, Titirangi Village. Waitakere Ranges, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph. +(09) 817 2664

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.

421 Titirangi Rd, Titirangi Village, Waitakere Ranges, Auckland New Zealand
Ph. +(09) 817 6177


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.

400 Titirangi Road, Titirangi Village. Waitakere Ranges, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph. +(09) 817 5252

Tobys Restaurant and Bar

Currently under renovation. From the village turn down South Titirangi Road (beside Lopdell House Art Gallery)

120 Park Road, corner Park and South Titirangi Roads. Titirangi, Waitakere Ranges, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph. +(09) 817 2022


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

473 Scenic Drive (at the Piha Rd turnoff.), Waiatarua, Waitakere Ranges, West Auckland.
Ph. +(09) 814 1919

Vevo Foodstore

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

402C Titirangi Road, Titirangi, Auckland
Ph. (09) 555 1997

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

521 South Titirangi Road, Titirangi, Waitakere Ranges, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph. (09) 817 9790

Hardware Cafe

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.

404 Titirangi Road, Titirangi Village, Waitakere Ranges, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph. (09) 817 5059

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.

410 Titirangi Road, Titirangi, Waitakere Ranges, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph. +(09) 817 8458

Titirangi Village Kebabs

Middle Eastern cuisine – eat in or takeaway.
Licenced cafe with bush and city views.

423 Titirangi Rd, Titirangi Village. Waitakere Ranges, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph. +(09) 817 1275

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.

1194 Huia Road, Huia, Waitakere Ranges, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph. +(09) 811 8113

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.
Phone or

Ph. (09) 810 9387 or Ph. (09) 810 9381

Piha Beach

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

Ph. +(09) 812 8896

View from Piha RSA
View from Piha RSA

Piha RSA

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.

366 State Hway 16, PO Box 590 Kumeu, Auckland 1215, New Zealand
Ph. (09) 412 5858


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.

Cnr State Hwy 16 and Coatesville/Riverhead Hwy, Kumeu, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph. (09) 412 6071

Bakehouse Cafe

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.

250 State Hwy 16, Kumeu, Auckland
Ph. (09) 412 9882

The Fireplace Kumeu Cafe Bar and Restaurant

Fully licensed bar and restaurant, offering sumptuous cabinet food, a delicious lunch, brunch and dinner menu.

64 Main Hwy 16, Kumeu, Auckland
Ph. (09) 412 6447

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.

302 Coatesville-Riverhead Hwy, Riverhead, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph +(09)415 6442

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

1171 Coatesville Riverhead Hwy, Riverhead, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph. (09) 412 5555

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

15 Clearwater Cove, Westpark Marina, West Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph. (09) 416 6173

The Riverhead

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.

Corner of Queen and York Street, Riverhead, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph. (09) 412 6076

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’ .

609 State Hwy 16 Huapai Auckland, New Zealand
Ph (09) 412 6454

Carriages Cafe

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.

299 State Hwy 16, Huapai, Auckland 0810
Ph. (09) 412 9250

Jugglers Pizzeria

Tasty authentic woodfired pizzas

316 State Hwy 16, Huapai, Auckland
Ph. (09) 412 5060

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

791 State Hwy 16, Waimauku
Ph. +(09) 311 7953

Full Moon Cafe

Cafe with a friendly atmosphere serving homemade food just like Nana used to make.

Waimauku Village, Waimauku
Ph. +(09) 411 8432

Espresso Room

Cafe serving Boxer coffee and tasty breakfast and lunches

Waimauku Village, Waimauku
Ph. +(09) 411 7910

Thai Taste

Delicious Thai traditional dishes - open Tuesday to Saturday for dinner 5 - 10pm. Open for lunch Friday - Sunday noon to 2pm.

Waimauku Village, Waimauku
Ph. +(09) 411 8889


Falls Restaurant

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.

Cnr Alderman Drive & Edmonton Rd Henderson, West Auckland
Ph. (09) 835 0070

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.

159 Lincoln Road, Henderson, West Auckland
Ph. (09) 826 2620


Great Italian dining in the heart of Henderson.

54 Gt North Road, Henderson, West Auckland
Ph. (09) 836 3666

Yaruki Japanese Restaurant

385 Great North Road, Henderson, West Auckland
Ph. (09) 838 4463

The Hangar

104 Central Park Drive, West Auckland
Ph. (09) 835 1056

Chikos Restaurant & Cafe

Serving exciting flavours of international Pacific Rim fusion cuisine in a modern and cozy Japanese decor.

7/255 Lincoln Rd, Henderson, West Auckland
Ph. (09)972 9847

La Porchetta

Italian à la carte renowned for tasty pizza, pasta and traditional dishes made from the best quality ingredients.

104 Central Park Drive, West Auckland
Ph. (09) 838 7370

Cafe Cucina

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.

386 Great North Road, West Auckland
Ph. (09) 836 7575

Chapati Indian Restaurant & Bar

Experience all the flavours of authentic Indian cuisine.

56 Lincoln Road, Henderson, West Auckland
Ph. (09) 836 0218

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.

308 Henderson Valley Road
Henderson Valley, West Auckland

Ph. +(09) 836 9948

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

760 Swanson Road, Swanson, West Auckland
Ph. +(09) 833 9999

New Lynn

The Brickworks

A whole range of restaurants: from Turkish/Greek (Bodrum), Vietnamese (Hansan), Japanese (Wagamama, Meso) and more.

3058 Great North Road, New Lynn, West Auckland

Kurukshetra Indian Restaurant

Delicious Indian Cuisine in a charming cafe.

26a Hutchinson Ave, New Lynn, West Auckland
Ph. (09) 827 8257

 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.

8-10 Todd Avenue, New Lynn, West Auckland
Ph. (09) 826 0060

Brick Lane

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.

5 Clarke Street, New Lynn, West Auckland
Ph. (09) 826 3654

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.

3 Totara Avenue, New Lynn, West Auckland
Ph. (09) 826 1906

Bunga Raya

Serving tasty authentic Malaysian food.

2a/3062 Great North Road, New Lynn, West Auckland
Ph. (09) 827 8666

Musashi Japanese Restaurant

3073 Great North Road, New Lynn, West Auckland

Mae Nam Khong Thai Lao Restaurant

4 Todd Avenue, New Lynn, West Auckland

Mix Moon

Experience the Best of South East Asian Cuisine

29 Totara Avenue, New Lynn, West Auckland
Ph. (09) 827 3313

Lai Thai Restaurant

3076 Great North Road, New Lynn, West Auckland

 Sette Bello

Italian Restaurant serving VERY Good Pizzas. Closed Mondays

3/1 Rata Street, New Lynn, West Auckland
Ph. (09)826 0777

The Old Woodshop and Corner Cafe

Woodshop and busy little cafe.

2 Hutchinson Avenue, New Lynn, West Auckland
Ph. (09) 827 0861

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.

32 Rua Rd, New Lynn, West Auckland

 Westies Cafe

Serving all day breakfast, treats and hearty pies. Westie style, made fresh!

7 Totara Ave, New Lynn, West Auckland
Ph. (09)827 6528

Mosaic Cafe

Serving tasty, heartwarming food. Next to Les Mills Fitness Centre

Rankin Avenue, New Lynn, West Auckland

Glen Eden

La Rosa

A quality and authentic Italian dining experience.

1/16 Captain Scott Road Glen Eden West Auckland
Ph +(09) 818 4088

Little India

142 West Coast Road Glen Eden West Auckland
Ph +(09) 818 2526

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

99 Parrs Cross Road, Oratia, West Auckland
Ph. +(09) 838 7979

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

99 Parrs Cross Road, Oratia, West Auckland
Ph. +(09) 835 1557

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.





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