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The Apothecary

) #7 of 27 Restaurants in Howick ££ - £££ Cafe, European,
27 Picton Street, Howick 2014, New Zealand
+64 9-535 9661
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible8%
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
27 Picton Street, Howick 2014, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

First time here food was good. Went there 1/4/17 for breakfast , my partner ordered poached eggs on multigrain toast with tomatoes. You could've had better bread out of a packet of molenberg from the supermarket. Absolute rubbish and unbecoming of a cafe supposedly to...More

Thank Colbarn2
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant with my families. Staff was very attentive and friendly. Ordered the signature sandwich with chips. Portion was huge but nothing wow in terms of the ingredients, which is the usual egg, tomato, lettuce, ham, onion, cheese...etc. The kids had fish and chips....More

Thank Alvis W
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I had to return a flat white once as it was cold, not the usual standard here. Cold or burnt flat whites are most annoying and should not be tolerated, consistency is key. But on the whole I like the atmosphere here my husband thinks...More

Thank NANZ2217
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

it could be a long wait time if you visit this cafe in a rush hour. been here around 9am on a Sunday morning and all staff are friendly with a smile. just ordered coffee this time and it was great.

Thank An0nym0u5
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Staff were lovely. We were advised of a half hour wait on food, which turned into an hour. The staff informed of us of this. A bit disappointed with the food, $21 for eggs benedict with salmon and I was given stale bread with a...More

Thank NLYoung1
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Came for brunch. Food ordered off the menu and off the counter was good, and it came out quite quickly too.

Thank sahara001
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We dropped in for a casual coffee and were pleasantly delighted! My wife and I enjoy a good coffee and are very discerning. Well done The Apothecary, you passed our scrutiny!!

1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I had brunch in this place and was not sure what to expect but have to say I was really impressed. Had an eggs benedict with lovely soft poached eggs and also had a berry smoothie that was absolutely delicious. My friend had a Caesar...More

Thank Kiwiontour_50
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I've only ever tried this place once, but when I did i waited a long time for my order. When I went to the counter to ask they had forgotten about it, I also ordered a sausage roll but it wasn't the best. Was pretty...More

Thank Megan Adelheid N
Reviewed 11 October 2016

What a gem a lovely place to relax and have good food served by pleasant staff. My wife and I will be breakfasting here every Saturday after a walk round the market. Liz had the eggs Benedict with salmon and loved it. I had the...More

Thank PhilNLiz2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Picton Street, Howick 2014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Howick
  • Phone Number: +64 9-535 9661
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