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“Disappointed”

Top O The Dome Cafe
Ranked #19 of 45 Restaurants in Warkworth
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2013

First time here since the owners have changed. Very disappointed, they forgot half of our order and when it came it was dry and unpleasant. Real shame

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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Well worth a stop”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2013

This is a lovely place is a spectacular setting. Set high up in the Dome Valley you get a wonderful view of the surrounding bush, very typical of NZ.
The café is reasonably priced for reasonable food. The weather was good, so we sat outside on the deck area. Our dog was welcome in the outside area, which is something that is key for us in choosing a place to eat during the summer.
The brunch we had was good value for money and very tasty and the coffee was great (and bowl lattes are available - sorry if you don't know what they are but most NZ'ers do!)

The surrounding bush has some amazing walks and there is plenty of parking. Highly recommended for a peaceful stopover.

Visited February 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“A lucky find on our road trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2013

We were searching desperately for a place to stop for a snack and to break our driving when we saw the signs for this cafe and pulled in. First we were delighted to stretch our legs for a walk through some beautiful forest then into the cafe where it looked so great we decided to stay for lunch. The food was beautifully prepared. I'm so impressed with the standard of salads in NZ. The service was warm, sunny friendly (not the awful obliged friendliness) - a lucky find indeed.

  • Visited January 2013
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1 Thank Sue W
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Auckland, New Zealand
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Pleasant service, good coffee, okay food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2012

This cafe is a convenient stop just off Highway 1. The ambiance is fairly average diner-style with an option of seating indoors or on a terrace. Pleasant outlook down the valley southwards, and a view of the highway below. Staff were friendly and efficient.
The facility could use a serious cleanout as there is a lot of clutter, some of which is 'market style' goods for sale including artwork of dubious merit, some second-hand clothing and some scraggly plants. The toilets were okay but need a decent vaccuuming and spiderweb removal.
Has potential to be an excellent cafe but needs work.

  • Visited October 2012
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1 Thank thoughtfuldancer
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