We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Torpedo Bay Cafe

Contemporary
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
King Edward Parade | 0744, Devonport, New Zealand
Improve this listing
Today
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 28 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 5
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice little place

Stopped off for cake and coffee and for the range of snacks very good together with great service. If you are ever passing it is worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Ginger-Dumpling
,
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Stopped off for cake and coffee and for the range of snacks very good together with great service. If you are ever passing it is worth a visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

As my husband and I were visiting the Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, we decided to have lunch there before touring the museum. The cafe has quite a large menu for a small establishment. You can get breakfast there, as well as lunch or just coffee and cake. We had lunch and were not disappointed. The food was great, with ample... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

I went with a friend and couldn't believe the prices of simple food. Sandwiches were $16. I had a filo chicken and bacon roll with salad. It was heated in a microwave and was so hard I could hardly cut through it. The salad wasn't much better. My friend had cheesecake with was not more then a sliver. Very disappointing.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Burnt beans ... all packed up an hour before closing. You even had to get your own chair. There was meant to be a shot of caramel in the coffee. It was terrible terrible terrible. Avoid the coffee but go to the museum.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Lovely spot and nice food but it is very expensive and they add a 15% surcharge for public holidays so I won't be returning.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kesgrave, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
470 reviews 470 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The location of the cafe is one of the reasons to eat here, at the base of North Head and directly beside the Navy museum and views across the bay. The food here is pretty good too, we just had tea and cakes ( lemon tart and an almond and caramel slice ), very nice. A bit pricey maybe but... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Tourists and locals should make this a top priority when visiting or living in Auckland. Sitting outside the cafe with the backdrop of Auckland Harbour with its yachts and other water traffic is great. It's a double experience with its attachment to the RNZN Museum. A must for families. Food was great too. Menu is much the same as other... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Stopped here after viewing the Torpedo Bay Navy Museum. The coffee was lovely and the smoothies/milkshakes are divine. Lovely little date slice too. Paying "city" prices though - not cheap. Gorgeous spot and beautiful, even on an overcast day.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Old Colwyn, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Called here for coffee with friends over from Wales, UK. Friendly staff and excellent coffee. Our friends also bought food to take up Rangitoto which was well packaged. The cafe is also the site of the Naval Museum which is full of artifacts and well worth a visit. It is situated at the end to the Naval base which is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

A family brunch with the grandparents (and small children), so you get the idea.. Wonderful location with a pretty amazing view of the harbour. Indoor and outdoor seating. 5 stars for the location. Food was standard cafe fare, eggs benedict, french toast, omelettes etc. Nothing special but certainly not disappointing. 3 stars for food. I would have like something a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Torpedo Bay Cafe also viewed

Devonport, Auckland Region
Devonport, Auckland Region
 
Devonport, Auckland Region
Devonport, Auckland Region
 

Been to Torpedo Bay Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: King Edward Parade | 0744, Devonport, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Devonport

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Torpedo Bay Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?