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Plume Cafe

$$ - $$$, Cafe, European
Matakana Wharf Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
+64 9-422 7915
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  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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New Zealand, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Matakana Wharf Road, Matakana, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Plume Cafe
Plenty of parking space and GREAT OUTDOOR SEATING - ENJOY THE SUN!
Delicious Breads and Pastries baked on site - friendly Bakers !
Great Food, Coffee, Wine while you relax indoors or outdoors,A LOCAL!
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a light lunch in very pleasant surroundings,area to walk if you wish,good food and pleasant helpful staff

Thank danls2018
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome setting, staff are helpful & friendly , nothing was a problem for them, add to a dish or take something out of it ! Great food & the coffees . I bought a ciabatta loaf which was also excellent . Only comment they need...More

Thank sylvia g
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi Sylvia, Thank you for this lovely review! Yes I do agree too about the lighter lunches as I too am one of those women and shall definitely take up with Chef! Look forward to seeing you at Plume, again, soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had morning tea at the Plume Cafe in Matakana two weeks ago and it was delicious. All food is cooked on the premises and the smell is so good , it makes you hungry!! The staff service is very good and while the cafe...More

Thank suzuki24kia
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Suzuki24kia (you must love cars!) - oh i am so happy you are talking of the aromas at the Cafe especially emanating from the bakery - sugar and spice and all things nice! Yes unfortunately in winter the cafe is not very big...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with family and friends and was instantly impressed with the atmosphere a d bread on display. But the staff are amazingly friendly, lead by the manager... The food came out quickly and was delicious. kids menu, and very reasonable prices. Will be back!

Thank jasonhV2116AQ
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jason - so lovely to read this review. Great to know you appreciated the service and the food and the value for money. Thank you! Come back again, soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in a family of 8 adults and had a very nice brunch. Service was warm and friendly. Great food. We brought some home made bread to take home.

Thank 622suziej
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

How lovely to read this Suziej - thank you - we are glad you had a very nice family brunch and liked our food and i hope enjoying the bread you took home, today? Look forward to seeing you at Plume again, soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great coffee and fresh baking. A busy cafe which is always a very good sign. We will definitely be back there again next time we are in the area.

Thank daharpers
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Daharpers for this lovely precise review. We are glad you enjoyed your coffee - so very important to get a great coffee - and the fresh baking and do look forward to seeing you the next time you are in the area!

Reviewed 29 June 2018

We stopped in for coffee and cake simply because the building looked attractive. On a Sunday morning it was very busy. I enjoyed the coffee.

Thank Kimothy1003
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

HI Kimothy, Many thanks for this review - yes we are always very busy on Sundays. Glad you enjoyed your coffee and look forward to seeing you at Plume, again, soon.

Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Well located in Matakana. Good range on menu whether you just want a light meal or a more substantial lunch. Well placed tables to allow private chats.

Thank Dave T
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

HI Dave, Thank you so much for taking the time to put this review for us. We are so glad you enjoyed Plume Cafe and do look forward to seeing you back again, soon!

Reviewed 19 June 2018

We have met our friends here for many breakfasts. Cafe also has their own bakery here and all the breads/pastries are so delicious. The service is very good and the staff friendly and helpful. Wonderful setting in an old country villa overlooking the river. Also...More

Thank FloMcLellan
Farida C, Owner at Plume Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you Flo - it is so good to read this review and to know that Plume Cafe is your local favourite! We are glad you enjoy the breads/pastries all made inhouse by our artisan bakers! Look forward to seeing you at Plume again, soon!

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

On a lazy Saturday, we decided to explore Matakana and the Art world here. The first stop was breakfast st Plume Cafe. The car park was indicative of the crowd inside but we got a table, the newspaper and eggs Benedict with coffee in very...More

Thank Billytoucan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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
A delightful "local" Matakana Café in the heart of the village with ample parking - breakfast, brunch,lunch and counter food as well as freshly baked breads and pastries from our on-site bakery, great coffees and wines from our hand-tended local vineyard Runner Duck Estate
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