Discover West Auckland 's Best Restaurants, Cafes & 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 LynnWest Auckland New Zealand

Cafes & Bars
Auckland's Waitakere Estate
573 Scenic Drive
West Auckland
Ph: 814 9622

Down a sweeping driveway surrounded by manicured gardens is this magnificent estate with stunning views by day and night from the top of the Waitakeres to the City. Their award-winning chef has created an a la carte menu of enticing modern cuisine that will tempt even the most discerning palate. Sumptuously creative dishes are perfectly matched with a premiere New Zealand wine selection. An elegant and generous High Tea is served on weekends. Bookings are essential.

Waitakere Ranges
Titirangi, Waiatarua, Oratia, Henderson Valley, Swanson & Piha Beach

Restaurants & Bars

The Refreshment Room
In this warm, casual and inviting dining room chefs John Poutney and Marc Harris bring their extensive experience from London and Europe. Menu change 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 +(649)551 1705

Boutique restaurant and wine bar in Titirangi Village overlooking bush with city views.
Kiwi Pacific Rim Fresh cuisine. Fresh produce sourced daily.

421 Titirangi Road, Titirangi Village. Waitakere Ranges, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph. +(649) 817 5057

Handi Tandoori Cuisine
Enjoy the wonderful atmophere 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. +(649) 817 6177

A heady mix of opulant decor, an abundance of chandeliers together with exotic Indian cuisine. Elevated indoor/outdoor dining with views over Titirangi. Fireside dining in winter. Special $10 mains Monday Tuesday & Wednesday nights which can be busy. Reservations are recommended.

400 Titirangi Road, Titirangi Village. Waitakere Ranges, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph. +(649) 817 5252

Tobys Restaurant and Bar
Recently this local favourite has had a wonderful makeover complete with chandeliers. Excellent service and atmosphere. Indoor and outdoor seating Cosy bar with live music on selected nights.
Mediterranean and local cuisine. From the village turn down Sth Titirangi Road (beside Lopdell House Art Gallery)

120 Park Road, corner Park and South Titirangi Roads. Titirangi, Waitkakere Ranges, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph. +(649) 817 2022

With 180 degrees of bush, city and harbour views to Cormandel 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. +(649) 814 1919


Stripe (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 Sth 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)8179790

Hardware Cafe
A favorite 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. +(649) 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. +(649) 817 8458

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)
32 Rua Rd, New Lynn, West Auckland

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. +(649) 817 1275

Arum Cafe
Inside 'Palmers Garden World',
4155 Great North Road, Glendene, West Auckland

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.+(649)836 9948

Artisan Vineyard Cafe
Set in beautifil 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

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

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. +(649) 833 9999

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 (09) 8109387 or 8109381

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

Piha RSA

Meals from 5.30pm Tuesday,Thursday,Friday & Saturday.
Piha Beach, West Auckland

Kumeu Wine Country
Kumeu, Huapai, Waimauku, Riverhead and West Harbour

Cafes Restaurants & Bars

soljanscafe 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 Highway 16, PO Box 590 Kumeu, Auckland 1215, New Zealand
Ph: +64 9 412-5858

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 Highway 16, Huapai, Auckland 0810
Ph: (09) 412 9250

Ribier Restaurant
Serving European and Kiwi cuisine, created from fresh local ingredients by an award-winning chef. This stylish, open-plan restaurant is perfect for family-oriented dining. With fine local artworks displayed, this venue is not to be missed when in the region. Fully licensed. Open Monday to Thursday 4pm to 10pm Friday to Sunday 4pm to 10pm
329A Highway 17, Kumeu
Phone (09) 412 2001

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 Hwy 16 and Coatesville/Riverhead Hwy, Kumeu, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone (09) 412 6071

Extract Espresso

Good coffee and food

190 State Hwy 16, Kumeu, Auckland
Ph: (09)4129882

Thai Taste
Delicious Thai traditional dishes - open Tuesday to Saturday for dinner 5 to 10pm. Open for lunch Friday - Sunday noon to 2pm
321a State Hw
y 16, Huapai, Auckland
Ph: (09)412 8898

Licenced or B.Y.O. Bistro style restaurant with lovely covered courtyard, OpenTuesday to Sunday 5.30pm (dinners only)
3 Matua Road, Huapai, Auckland
Ph:(09)412 7127

Dante's Real Woodfired Pizza
Tasty authentic woodired pizzas
316 State Hwy 16, Huapai, Auckland
Ph: (09)312 8644

Fernielea Licenced 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, open for dinner on Friday nights.

302 Coatesville-Riverhead Hwy, Riverhead, Auckland, New Zealand
Phone: (09) 415 6442

Hallertau Brewbar & Restaurant
A micro brewery and restaurant in one, specialising in distinctive, unpasturised and unfiltered beers
.Open: 7 Days, 11am - Midnight, Lunch, Dinner and All Day Grazing

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

The Marina Restaurant and Bar
Fabulous setting at West Harbour Marina. Open for lunch and dinner. Summer Hours Monday to Friday 11am til late. Saturday and Sunday 9am til late Winter hours Wednesday to Wednesday 4pm to close. Thursday & Friday 11am til late. Saturday and Sunday 8am til late. Follow 'Marina' signage

15 Clearwater Cove, Westpark Marina, West Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand
Ph : 416 6173


Restaurants Cafes & Bars

Falls Restaurant
Cnr Alderman Drive& Edmonton Rd Henderson, West Auckland
General Manager:Alan Parry
Ph. (09) 835 0070

Icon Restaurant & Bar
159 Lincoln Road, Henderson, West Auckland
(09) 826 2620

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

La Porchetta
199 Lincoln Road, Henderson, West Auckland 
Ph: (09) 838 7370

Cafe Cucina
386 Great North Road, West Auckland 
Ph: (09)8367575

Chapati Indian Restaurant & Bar
56 Lincoln Road, Henderson, West Auckland
(09) 836 0218

Arum Cafe & Palmers Gardenworld
4155-4167 Great North Road, Glendene
(opposite Waikemete Cemetry)

New Lynn

Restaurants, Cafes & Bars

Curry Leaf
Delicious Indian Cuisine in a charming cafe.
26a Hutchinson Ave, New Lynn, West Auckland

Mosaic Cafe
Next to Les Mills Fitness Centre - Rankin Avenue, New Lynn, West Auckland

Lone Star Cafe & Bar
3 Totara Avenue, New Lynn, West Auckland

Ali Baba Kebabs

Lynn Mall - outside to the left of the main entrance near supermarket. New Lynn, West Auckland

Robert Harris Cafe
Inside main entrance of Lynn Mall (opposite supermarket), New Lynn, West Auckland

32 Rua Rd, New Lynn

Black Salt Bar & Eatery
8-10 Todd Avenue, New Lynn, West Auckland

Thai Gardenia Restaurant
3111 Great North Road, New Lynn, West Auckland

Acacia Restaurant/Cafe
Fresh delicous food and friendly staff. Open Wed – Sun: 8.30am – Late
4 Todd Avenue, New Lynn, West Auckland

Fresco Garden Cafe
12 Margan Ave, New Lynn, Auckland

Brick Lane
5 Clarke Street, New Lynn, West Auckland

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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 licenced 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..