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Papillon Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand
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Tom Pearce Drive, Mangere, Manukau | Butterfly Creek, Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The least favorite breakfast on our travels. Some poorer quality products used. Tasteless kransky. Bacon and hash browns good. The best thing was the coffee. Will not visit again but we are probably fussy and have experienced some fabulous food elsewhere

Thank 187maxinec
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Come here a few times and have never gone away disappointed. Just a quick two min walk from the airport. Great when picking up family/friends.

Thank Caroline S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Great location close to the airport with plenty of free parking. There is quite a variety of good food and some really healthy options available too. Coffee was good and the service was friendly. The atmosphere is relaxing with plenty of room (nice to see the tables not jammed up together) and a nice outlook. I always come here if... More 

Thank genieNZ
Charters Towers, Australia
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135 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

The service, snack food, salads, coffee ambience were all very good. The garden is a nice setting for the cafe parking was not a problem. Outside very busy with planes and traffic, but inside the cafe wouldn't know this.

Thank born2travelcom
Auckland, New Zealand
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133 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Nice cafe on site plenty of variety of sweet and savoury foods. Clean and tidy tables kept well attended. Coffee was a bit burnt though

Thank Molzmum
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Delicious food beautifully presented. Huge variety so there was something for everyone! Staff were really helpful even though it was super busy.

Thank Yvette J
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Loved it, parents enjoyed it just as much as the kids. Food was great & value for money is pretty good too. Staff on the day was excellent however I had to chase up the events person quite a bit before the actual event which was a little bit annoying, other than that everything else was awesome.

Thank JO2122
Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

Wonderful place to spend some time at or take the grandkids to. Lots to see and do with Butterfly's, Crocodiles and the Dinosaur exhibition was great, very informative and great to see those big creature actually moving. The kids loved it and we want to go back again and spend some more time there. The meal in the restaurant was... More 

Thank Rogy52
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

Well, what a surprise !!! There I was visiting my sons and their wives in Auckland for a day out and we decided to choose Butterfly Creek near the Auckland Airport to take a break for lunch before my afternoon flight home to Wellington. As a Ceoliac, I have rather strict dietary requirements, so I was somewhat concerned about eating... More 

Thank sharingthedreamNZ
Hamilton, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

The food was fast, fair priced and I had no complaints with our order :-) Heaps of selections to pick from

Thank Ash M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tom Pearce Drive, Mangere, Manukau | Butterfly Creek, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?