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Matakana Market Kitchen

2 Matakana Valley Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
+64 9-423 0383
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
“welsh rarebit” (6 reviews)
“ceviche” (6 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Matakana Valley Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place can get busy on a Saturday morning, because of the market right outside, but the experience of Matakana won't be complete without dining here.

Thank Troy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend highly. Good food, friendly staff, pretty setting at riverside. Walk down stairs or drive down into parking lot below street level.

Thank araonward
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant, Lovely food but can be very busy so you need to book at night. has out side area and full bar.

Thank jrs612014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They were very busy but the food came fast and delicious. It was nice to see laughter among the staff and even some horseplay despite being very busy they did not seem to show any stress. Wife had samon toasty which had good amount of...More

Thank EscapadeHerc
Reviewed 17 October 2017

My husband is gluten intolerant and often struggles to find something suitable when eating out. Once the manager spotted us checking out the Gluten Free menu he was extremely helpful and attentive with our order. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. We ordered more...More

Thank peggyl1501
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We had a lovely evening,the food was delicious and beautifully presented. Everyone chose something different and we all envied each others choices! Service was excellent due to Dominique? from The Netherlands.She was very welcoming,relaxed,made it feel like a special evening even though they were extremely...More

Thank mama2227
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I visited with four friends early on a Sunday afternoon and we had driven for many hours. The stop was welcome, we were poured water to drink and the service was wonderful. After much indecision over choices in the menu, we finally ordered and every...More

Thank kiwisfly
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

A friend recommended the Matakana Market Kitchen which is a bit hard to find tucked behind and below the main street fronts. The patio faces the river with a cozy fireplace and generous interior and bar. Our waitstaff were charming Europeans on working holiday. The...More

Thank Loannetter
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Food was really lovely, staff were a bit overly-attentive (we were there early in the evening). Music could have been more appropriate for the atmosphere. Kids enjoyed. Location was lovely as well. Ensure you book ahead for dinner.

Thank Kinuck
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We went for a brunch yesterday with friends and this restaurant is a hidden gem in Matakana. The food is delicious and the staff are attentive and friendly. Definitely worth the drive from Auckland. All the food we ordered are all excellent and very well...More

Thank Pearl H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Matakana Valley Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Matakana
  • Phone Number: +64 9-423 0383
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