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Monarch Cafe Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
1 King St, Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 King St, Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Received a warm welcome and liked the ambience of the place on arrival - nicely lit and lots of wood - panelling, floors etc. We were looked after attentively by the friendly wait staff and the days specials were explained thoroughly and enthusiastically. One of...More

Thank Safarinjema2014
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Restaurant coped well with large group with regard to service, but felt the food suffered somewhat from the strain of producing so many mains. My lamb rack was not as tender as it should have been and my partner's pork belly was unpleasantly fatty. Meal...More

Thank Katieclem46
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Took a couple of friends for lunch back in February 2017 - one of my friends from Australia, the other local.... Hadn't been here in a couple of years and noticed the menu is not as extensive or appealing as it once was but what...More

Thank RSTh0mps0n
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a 3 course dinner. Big mains, decadent desert. Great service. Wonderful presentation. Will be back.

Thank SofiaAndreen
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Many a happy hours of an Friday night here! The best place to relax and sit outside in the sun watching the world go by chatting to family and friends. House wine is nice and the chips are great. Highly recommend the pate . .I...More

Thank Kim K
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Called in here a few times with family and friends. Not cheap but I had beef fillet of a very high quality, service was great and drinks were reasonable considering you are in Auckland. We hadn't booked but the manager found a table for us,...More

Thank 3069jones
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Food took forever to come out - after raising this point, the wait staff blamed us for not booking Fish was over cooked and chewy Grossly overpriced Rude waitstaff Will not be visiting again

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This is a casual place for everyone to relax and forget cooking for tonight. The place is full of locals having a drink or having a meal. The setting extends onto the pavement outside. Although King St is the main road in Pukekohe, the traffic...More

Thank Victor L
Reviewed 16 February 2017

With friends staying from Finland and about to embark out of Auckland to continue their holiday, there was only one place to lunch in Pukekohe - The Iconic Monarch Café. We had a most enjoyable time here, over a long lunch, as was to be...More

Thank alx22015
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Been to Monarch many times but our last recent visit was extremely disappointing Service was slow the waitress seemed in interested When I asked for the kids menu the waitress told me the children had to be,12 or under which one was! Didn't think this...More

Thank Jacqueline H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
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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