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The Apothecary

RR - RRRCafe, European,
27 Picton Street, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
+64 9-535 9661
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (6 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
27 Picton Street, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many waitresses, but still the coffee took nearly 1/2 hour to come to our table. Coffee was really good though. Didn't try any food.

Thank birgitnz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Apothecary is a great cafe. All the food is amazing and tastes delicious. The staff are also super friendly and make you feel welcome everytime you walk in. It's a good atmosphere for family and friends and I would highly recommend going there to...More

Thank ConnahThompson
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Went there for mother's day on Sunday, four of us including a 5 months old baby, ordered food and drinks, coffee came promptly however food took about an hour, and when we asked where our food was, waiter said there was a disaster in the...More

Thank SammyLA83
Reviewed 7 May 2018

This is an okay cafe, a bit over rated in Howick because there is not much else around. Biggiest issue is the staff not clearing plates or bringing water or caring about having a customer. The food is good, not amazing, just good. The spot...More

Thank Yasamin A
Reviewed 23 April 2018

The Apothecary on Picton street in Howick is very good A very busy café!! Great atmosphere!! Very good brunch menu!! Nice food Great coffee!! Nice friendly staff Good prices Nice casual cafe

Thank Brycee10
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent service and delicious food with the ambience second to none. I’m regular and enjoy the coffee and food every time. We had office Xmas party second time and it was just brilliant. Highly recommended!

Thank Shamlal
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I mean this review as an intent to improve. Maybe it was the time of the day we visited as there are many good reviews however service was not the best in terms of how understaffed it was. It took a while before some one...More

Thank Gillian H
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

I have been here before and the food did not disappoint I had eggs Benedict with house smoked salmon and coffee Its a cool popular place Service a bit up down, not sure if it’s table service or not

Thank Bmwmusic
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Has everything you want in a cafe/restaurant. Decor brilliant, food great, great service. Great outdoor about now.

Thank jhainey
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We went for dinner on a Wednesday night after having a look at the menu online. The only thing that really appealed to me on the varied, but limited menu was the beef cheeks. The service was good. The waiting staff were attentive. One of...More

Thank Greg H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
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, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Howick
  • Phone Number: +64 9-535 9661
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