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Faridas Cafe Bar Restaurant & Icecream

226 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland 0931, New Zealand
+64 9-426 5083
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beef cheeks” (6 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
“prawns” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, French, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
226 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland 0931, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Wait staff were pleasant and attentive - easy to do with a half empty restaurant. Food was fair - didn't have the flair or wow factor that we expected for the price but was nothing to complain about. Desserts were generously sized and very rich....More

1  Thank Sarah4Travels
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We had beef cheeks and duck confit. Beef cheeks were very tender and flaversome with madh and bricollini. Was served very quickly after ordering, as if sitting out in kitchen waiting to come out. Ordered creme caramel, had a gel trpe covering on top and...More

Thank Nihonihoohura
Reviewed 17 March 2018

This really is a case of don't judge a book by it's cover the exterior and interior are not prepossessing. What you are coming for is the glorious food. Strolled along the beach front restaurants and the menus were a bit ho hum. Made the...More

Thank AucklandNicolaM
Reviewed 11 March 2018

OMG....just over a year ago we tried this gem of a restaurant for the first time at the start of our 2017 holiday. A year later we are back and so happy to see that Faridas is going stronger. The restaurant was very full. Managed...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 25 February 2018

What a shambles, the service was very poor. I understand they are busy on a night like this but I was so annoyed that we had a booking, we couldn't get any service. Waited ages for drinks, our mains arrived and we hadn't even got...More

Thank Sally G
Reviewed 17 February 2018

We had booked into Faridas by phone having eaten here a few times before. Upon arrival they couldn't find our booking as they had misspelt my husbands name.. Ushered to our table and handed menus were were left alone for 15 minutes, no water or...More

Thank lilycoles
Reviewed 14 February 2018

need more staff for special nights, but meal was excellent, wine list good too, definitely be back, great to have a good local

Thank errolin100
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This place had been recommended by a couple of friends, and they were spot on. We ignored any bad reviews we saw, and I'm so thankful we did. Best meal we've had for ages. Good service without that rushed feeling you sometimes get. My brother...More

1  Thank Susan H
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This place has had its ups and downs and may have struggled with identity but new owners have made it a joy to visit with great food and service. Brunch today will be the first of many visits since we live just up the road....More

1  Thank andybags
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Faridas and their team catered for our end of year Christmas function. 40 people and we all ate at the same time! Beautiful food! Everyone loved it especially the delicious platters! Thank you to the team at Faridas for making it such a memorable evening!...More

1  Thank dandt9
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland 0931, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Orewa
  • Phone Number: +64 9-426 5083
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