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Monarch Cafe Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
1 King St, Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 King St, Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Monarch is a nice spot to have an afternoon drink. It is always pretty busy! Previously we have had really average service but went last weekend and the guy serving us was brilliant. The food is okay, nothing special. There are nicer places to...More

Thank TarinaNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fish meal was very average. Small portion of John dory , fries approx 10 and even smaller salad served on a wooden board. The steak meal was by far better value for the price as was the lamb rack other friends ordered. Must say it...More

Thank Denise M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the shared plate as we didn’t want a meal and had high expectations be cause of the high price. We were very disappointed in what was presented. It was quite small, the calamari was greasy and stuck together in one lump. I suggest anyone...More

Thank Paul_n_Cris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After waiting at the bar for a table finished at the bar with a good glass of wine, we got a real nice Angus steak en pasta. The staff was friendly.

Thank Wouter B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had lunch here with my wife and another couple and dinner with 8 other couples 2 days later. On both occasions the service was excellent as was the food and the prices were reasonable too. The staff couldn't do enough for us! The menu...More

Thank mikejones365
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This place was booked by our friends who live in Pukekohe. We had a very enjoyable meal. The salt and pepper squid is to be recommended, and the serving size is quite generous. I had the lamb rack and is was so tender and tasty....More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We were passing by with friends and decided to end the evening with a nice coffee, we sat down and a waitress appeared took our order for coffees. My husband and I ordered a special coffee each. when they turned up they were black in...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Always good to drop in. Even when busy the staff here make room for us or politely ask us to wait a few minutes. Good food and service

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We revisited Monarch for lunch and had the battered fish and chips, always a reliable favourite, good size serving and good chips. The service was good and the environment pleasant.

Thank John491
Reviewed 11 August 2017

we were a family group dining reasonably early as we had two littlies with us. the staff took our orders promptly, noting to bring the kiddies meals quickly - which they did. the food was excellent and we all enjoyed our meals. staff were efficient,...More

Thank Michelle V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 King St, Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Pukekohe
  • Phone Number: 238-3232
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