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Plume Cafe

$$ - $$$, Cafe,
Matakana Wharf Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
+64 9-422 7915
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“cakes” (12 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
New Zealand, Cafe, Contemporary, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Matakana Wharf Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
All Details
Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Plume Cafe
1. IN THE HEART OF MATAKANA!
Plenty of parking space and GREAT OUTDOOR SEATING - ENJOY THE SUN!
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2. BEST BAKERY IN MATAKANA!
Delicious Breads and Pastries baked on site - friendly Bakers !
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3. FOOD, COFFEE, WINE!
Great Food, Coffee, Wine while you relax indoors or outdoors,A LOCAL!
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The high tea was exquisite, it looked amazing in the photo and surpassed all my expectations. Each bite was heavenly it was that good. I would highly recommend it. The service was also top notch.

Thank Sheree H
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

THANK YOU ShereeH! It is so good to read this review! We are so glad you enjoyed your High Tea experience at Plume Café! Look forward to seeing you again, soon!

Reviewed 23 July 2017

We had brunch here on a Sunday. It was busy but the service was excellent. Highly recommend the full breakfast and Eggs benedict. Coffees very good too. Our food was brought to our table by one of the chefs which was a surprise as was...More

Thank Jasmine G
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you Jasmine for this lovely review - at Plume we work together as a TEAM to achieve our objective of a HAPPY GUEST! Do however note that we do not take any bookings at Plume Café - try the restaurant though if you are...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Spent 4 weeks touring New Zealand with breakfast out every day. This was in the top three. Ate there two mornings. Great pastries, egg benedict and coffee.

Thank Graham S
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Hi Graham - wonderful to read this. We are very happy to be among your Top 3 in NZ breakfast haunt! Thank you!

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We have been here many times- always consistently good . In winter the fire is lit and nice and cozy. The homemade breads and patisseries are excellent and can sell out. Lunch is great value for money with restaurant style food at reasonable prices. Outside...More

Thank ironfamilyNewZealand
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you ironfamilyNewZealand for taking the time to put down this review! Plume Café now has a new menu so do look forward to seeing you again, soon!

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Went here for breakfast, somehow our order got lost but credit to the guy in charge refunded our money for the food, and as these things happen we were greatful for that. Food was very goodMore

Thank Jeanette R
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Hi Jeanette - thank you so much for your understanding and moreover for taking the time to put down this review! We are so sorry this happened to you but have taken the opportunity to strengthen our systems in-house! We are glad you found the...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Yummy sumptuous meal is being served at this posh cafe. Nice for breakfast and brunch too. Good for the entire family as they all serve freshly baked bread and brewed coffee. It's a nice stop over place in matakana . Ideal for family as they...More

Thank ynaski
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi Ynaksi - we appreciate the time taken by you to put down this review. Quite thrilled to be called "posh" in little Matakana! Our bakers love baking fresh breads and pastries every morning and right now are working on new ideas! So do visit...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

First of all, Kudos to the manager ans staffs who served the food. Service was above expectation. food was also great, worth the money. I would love to come back again. :)

Thank Jehudiel John F
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi Jehudieal John F - thank you for this lovely review! We would absolutely love you to come back too and now more reason - a new menu from tomorrow! So look forward to seeing you again, soon, at PLUME!

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this cafe twice in one weekend once for lunch once for breakfast. The seafood chowder was devine served in a bread bowl crispy and delicious. The breakfasts the next day fresh and lovely. But the most outstanding part of the visit was the customer...More

Thank tinalee2015
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi Tinalee - we are so happy to read this review - the Seafood Chowder is a local winter favourite at Plume Café! Loved the bit about the "outstanding part of the visit being the CUSTOMER SERVICE" - our menu changes from tomorrow so do...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

I arranged for a large group of 25 to have high tea at Plume Cafe. From my initial dealings with the Manager, Stephen the whole event went seamlessly. Stephen was very accommodating and arranged for the chefs to stay back and make meals for the...More

Thank Gulf Harbour New Zealand
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you so much for this wonderful review! It is so nice to know that your mile stone celebration went off so well! Yes we are indeed very proud of our staff and they do a marvellous job! Look forward to seeing you back at...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Just when you think you are onto a winner, it turns into your average dog and duck restaurant. Collectively we spent a hundred dollars for three meals, with coffees and one side. This arrived in one hour and with zero sympathy from the waiter. The...More

2  Thank James D
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Hi James - Plume Café is a little local Café in Matakana and well appreciated by all. Yes it is true that during the recent Long Weekend we had a certain time when all guests poured in at the same time - after a very...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:00
Thursday
09:00 - 15:00
Friday
09:00 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matakana Wharf Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Matakana
  • Phone Number: +64 9-422 7915
Description
A delightful cafe with indoor and outdoor seating and Bakery and Patisserie with takeaways or breakfest and lunch or beverages or all.Families and Children welcome
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