The Wine Box Cafe.: "Excellent service and great food." Top 5 Page for this destination Auckland Restaurant Tip by worldkiwi

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  The Wine Box Cafe, Albany.
by worldkiwi

This little restaurant on the main road through old Albany, on the North Shore, doesn't look much from the road and my photo is even less flattering! However, inside you will receive outstanding service and enjoy excellent food and wine in a very comfortable and cosy setting. I only discovered this restaurant in 2005 and it has been well known in Auckland for some time before that. Unfortunately, it was for sale the last time I visited in September 2005.
There is plenty of parking behind the restaurant.
I have to menton the service just one more time. On both occasions I've been there, I was part of a large group. The restaurant managed to serve us all at the same time and we were allowed to pay individually. There were no stuff-ups, no fuss... just efficient, friendly service.

Favorite Dish: On both visits, I enjoyed the delectable eye fillet steak - medium rare.

Address: Middle of old Albany on SH17.
Comparison: about average
Price: US$11-20
Rating: 5
Theme: Pan-Asian and Pacific Rim

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  • Written Sep 12, 2005
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