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The Refreshment Room

) #326 of 1,911 Restaurants in Auckland $$ - $$$ , European, Gluten Free Options
233 Scenic Drive | Titirangi, Auckland 0604, New Zealand
+64 9-817 8655
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
233 Scenic Drive | Titirangi, Auckland 0604, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

On a cafe road trip with some friends and this was our 2nd stop for a bite to eat for lunch. We were certainly not disappointed from the moment we walked in the door to the moment we left. We were greeted by very friendly...More

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Baseem and Sarah took over a while ago and they are so welcoming and friendly without being unctuous. They will go out of their way to make sure you enjoy your time with them. The food is varied but I love their pork belly and...More

Thank jandjcallen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last time we ate at this restaurant we came away in awe, loving the food and the service. As it was my birthday and I wanted to show off our local lovely restaurant I invited friends and family along for a lovely dinner but was...More

Thank Kelly202014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would not eat here as witnessed rats jumping around this Establishment since opening .Food stuff delivered and left outside front door,under stairs ,next to overflowing wheelie bins,or on deck area.all in open boxes etc .Ratatoullie should be on menu cute at movies not when rats...More

Thank Steven K
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We stopped in, without a reservation, for a weekend lunch. This restaurant was recommended by a local vineyard. Outside was full so we sat inside with a lovely and expansive view. The interior is very small and the tables very close together. This is unavoidable...More

1  Thank Cheezel
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This restaurant is lovely, got great views too. I love the chick pea chips!! They are delicious. Definitely worth a visit if you are on your way/coming back from one of the beaches.

1  Thank dandyash
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Met the new owners, he's from Cyprus, used to own the famous Oblios on Ponsonby Road. Seems an affable chap. We had a good time, Friday night the mood was warm and festive, we snorted up our meals with relish, all was fresh, good flavours....More

1  Thank Isolde E
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Went here before when it was busy so excused the amateur staff, slow service and cold food (that should have been hot). Tried again recently when it was half full: not the same quality at all. Far worse. Very slow to ask what we wanted...More

Thank thereandbackagainNZ
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We are local and often enjoy the refreshment room. While the food is great they are often let down by little things and service. We were put downstairs as it was too busy even though we had booked. They had run out of most of...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The food at this place used to be great under the former owners, but when I came here for dinner I was underwhelmed.The steak was cooked perfectly (which deserves a big thumbs up because steaks so often come out overcooked!) However, the perfectly cooked steak...More

Thank Tennille S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Scenic Drive | Titirangi, Auckland 0604, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-817 8655
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The Refreshment Room is all about fresh, homemade and inspired, rustic Italian cooking. We make almost all of our food onsite and incorporate locally produced organic and seasonal ingredients into our meals; also supplemented by our chef-tendered vegetable garden. We cater for vegetarian, gluten free and vegan diners. We provide a relaxed, dining experience with a large outdoor deck and stunning views of the Waitakere bush. Only five minutes from Titirangi Village. We host large groups, banquet dining, functions and events.
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