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European, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews brunch welsh rarebit scallops salad potatoes steak fish and chips bread ribs the river extensive menu saturday morning nice food lovely setting great spot auckland winter
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Reviewed 25 June 2021 via mobile

Gorgeous location this rustic cafe on the edge of a beautiful stream offers a hearty and healthy menu. We went for brunch and the food was presented immaculately with good customer service to boot.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 23 June 2021 via mobile

As locals we regularly eat at MMK. It’s consistently great. The food is excellent and the wine well priced. Tonight we had the fillet steak and chicken saltimbocca. Perfect!! We always sit at the hightops just inside to door. Service is outstanding. Chrissy is the...bomb. So lucky to have this as our local.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 6 June 2021

On our day off, we drove to Matakana and had lunch at the Market Kitchen. Service was good, albeit a bit slow due to the big number of guests they had on the day. The meals were delicious, but portions just way too big. We...shared garlic bread to start ... and it was some of the best I'd had in years. Although they gave us some beetroot relish to eat with the garlic bread, I found the bread so delicious that I didn't want to "spoil" the taste by adding anything to it. For mains, I had fish and chips. But, as I said earlier, it was simply too much food. I ate the fish and could only manage about 4 - 5 chips. The remainder went back to the kitchen. It's a shame that restaurants make their meals SO big because it means the customer ends up paying for something they can't eat and it goes to waste.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 14 May 2021

Visited because we've had some great evenings here in the past but were very disappointed by very rude service and a wait of well over an hour for our food which was in various states of when it did arrive. Poor attention to detail and...poor satisfaction today. Hope it was just a blip.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Mike H, General Manager at Matakana Market Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2021

Hi Mary, Many thanks for taking the time to share your feedback. I am disappointed to hear of your poor experience here with us at the Kitchen. Please accept my apologies that your experience was not in line with your previous experiences or our usual...More

Reviewed 9 April 2021 via mobile

My husband and I had a lovely meal with great service and friendly staff. I had the wrap which was very tasty. My husband had the stuffed mushrooms which he really enjoyed. We will definitely be back again.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 30 March 2021 via mobile

We recommend to book, we went on a Monday evening and it was busy. We did wait a little while for service, and had to look for staff for more drinks. The food was delicious, really enjoyed the Steak with surf and turf and the...risotto.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 11 March 2021 via mobile

Great little anniversary treat, our waitress Zoe was fantastic. What a friendly welcoming and professional host. Food was great too. Thanks for a lovely time.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 20 February 2021

OMG... the best food I've eaten in a while. I would definitely recommend to anyone. Such nice staff and are always smiling and checking in.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 28 January 2021

Service was great. Very friendly and attentive waitress. Food was delicious and quite generous. Would dine again.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 12 January 2021

We have visited this place a few times in the past and I always thought highly of it. A place I would often recommend to others. Unfortunately the service was not great this time round. While there were plenty of tables available upon arrival and...throughout our stay, we were met with a frosty reception upon realising we had not booked. Due to miss communication there was an item left off my order and the food was rather average this time... and expensive for what I was served. MMK may now be a better spot for some light bites and wines on the patio as it really is a lovely setting if you can get a decent spot. I suggest booking when visiting this place for a warmer welcome. Ask for a seat alongside the river/creek. I would give it another try in the hopes this was just an off day for them.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Matakana Market Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4