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Byzantium Cafe

80 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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  • Excellent0%
  • Very good39%
  • Average38%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible9%
1 Sep 2017
16 Jun 2017
“Don't bother!”
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Cafe, New Zealand
80 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

a classic old ponsonby road cafe but unfortunately now feels tired no other patrons apart from a couple of builders from the nearby construction sites cold too

Thank kiwi572014
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We sat for 40 minutes for a salad, members of my party were told 30 minutes in that what they had ordered was not available all food was cold, even the coffee! Shocking customer service, will never return here!

Thank shazzzalongley
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Stayed nearby and had breakfast here. Good coffee and the scrambled eggs one day and the poached eggs (I added avocado) the next day were served hot and good portions. Filled the spot nicely.

Thank blowenz
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The area around here is full of bars and cafés that all seem to do pretty well. We chose this one for no particular reason and were impressed by the standard of the snacks and coffee. Good place.

Thank chrisatobm
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Good food, slightly better value for the area restaurants. The staff was very friendly, quick service (though it wasn't very busy at the time of my visit)

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Alright atmosphere and alright food. Nothing special and it's a little cheaper then the rest of ponsonby road

Thank lucilu95
Reviewed 16 April 2016

This was a little disappointing! Service was absolutely shocking! Meals going to the wrong tables, drinks going to the wrong tables, staff going to customers asking what they had ordered again etc..... There was NO ordering system in place! The guy making the coffee etc...More

Thank Ustwoguys
Reviewed 21 February 2016

My daughter and I called for a quick lunch and the Café was near to where we were to have a meeting. First impressions was good. The café itself was laid out well and they had a well stocked food counter. We both ordered smoked...More

Thank tuisgirl
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Bad. Avoid. This should sum it up. Was shocked to taste such no star experience, 6 months after my positive review. Coffee was watery. Food tasted off. Both of our dishes - chicken burger and salmon hash cake. What a let down.

Thank Manaseeker
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Mango Smoothie was delicious with what seemed like real fruit in it. Coffee okay. Rest was pretty mediocre. Salmon salad full of one lettuce type, hardly no blue cheese and I don't even much like it but it needed something to give some taste. Burger...More

Thank Lesley958
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Cafe, New Zealand
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  • Address: 80 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: 376-3695
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