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The Leigh Sawmill Cafe

) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Leigh ££ - £££ , ,
142 Pakiri Road, Leigh, New Zealand
+64 9-422 6019
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (53 reviews)
“kumara chips” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
142 Pakiri Road, Leigh, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 182 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped in to grab a bite after visiting Goat Island.. Great spot with very friendly staff and outdoor area for dining. The fish n chips was great..

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Between five adults and two small kids, chose two pizzas (Big Ben and Ella) and three bowls of fries. We then saw some other diners with a dessert pizza and promptly ordered one and it was the star dish and enjoyed by all. The live...More

Thank Warwick H
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The food was really good. The steaks were cooked to perfection and the magharita pizza was great! I'd go back for the pizza (minus the parsley added on it). It's table service which also adds to the charm of the place and will definitely go...More

Thank food_luver01
Reviewed 2 April 2017

3 of us stopped here at the end of a day up that way. The service was good, the food yummy especially the ceviche (we didn't have pizza) and the surroundings interesting. The one negative- asked the waitress about the history of the sawmill and...More

Thank AucklandWiz
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped for lunch here on a beautifully sunny day. We were very impressed with the setting, especially the way the outdoor seated area was layout. The service was second to none and the food was amazing. Wow is all we can...More

Thank Martin0NZ
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Our family visited to celebrate a birthday, post Matakana Markets and pre snorkelling at Goat Island. We enjoyed the spacious table arrangement and outdoor setting. The staff were friendly and service was prompt. Everyone enjoyed their meals from the kids fish and chips, French Toast,...More

Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Restaurants come and go in this district....BUT Leigh Sawmill Café is still well worth the drive out to Leigh. (NB; NOT to be confused with the new Sawmill Brewery just north of Matakana.....don't waste your time stopping there- keep driving to Leigh! )

Thank eleanor1012014
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The meal was really good. Pizza and salad. They even catered for gluten-free. Lovely location. Family friendly.

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The waitress this morning should have stayed at home. She clearly did not want to be at work. She sighed and rolled her eyes when we asked for a large coffee, sighing that..did we not already know...they don't have sizes they only have different style...More

1  Thank TrishAuckland
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The best fish of the day (gurnard) I've had in a long time. Ended up sharing half of it with my husband because he found it so yummy too.

Thank Rosetwigs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Pakiri Road, Leigh, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Leigh
  • Phone Number: +64 9-422 6019
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