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The Leigh Sawmill Cafe

142 Pakiri Road, Leigh, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Leigh
Hours:
Thu 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Auckland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This place is great for kids as theres an area for them to move around, they do great live music at 9.30 some saturday nights, food was good, service was good, we'll go back :)

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stayed at the sawmill for a girls wknd away and were not disappointed. We did have a small mishap with the plumbing in the cottage on arrival but it was quickly sorted and we were given some delicious wine to apologize for the inconvenience. The restaurant provided us with excellent food and friendly, helpful service for several meals. Nothing... More

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San Francisco, CA
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171 reviews 171 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Legendary place that, I think, is living off its reputation. We arrived about 5pm after visiting the Goat Island Marine Reserve. Were told by a somewhat brusque lady that we had to pay $5 each cover charge since they had a singer until 6pm. Since a sign said that dinner was served starting at 6pm that seemed a long expensive... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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66 reviews 66 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I came here to see an advertised band and although I'd heard about this place over the years I'd never visited. It would be an excellent place to come after or before going on a goat island trip as that is here too. Although the pizzas looked great I had fish which was lovely. A far better menu and food... More

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Warkworth, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I absolutely adore this place. Not only they have great food, but they do have great atmosphere, delicious beer and they do stand out for their customer service. I have been occasionally dining in this restaurant for at least 9 years and I must say that I have never left feeling disappointed, they are consistent and persistent of making the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stopped by The Leigh Sawmill Café after snorkelling Goat Island Marine Reserve and it was a perfect choice. The pizza was tasty and fresh and the craft beer ( we got the beer tasting paddle) exactly what the doctor ordered, and all at a reasonable price. We only wish we could have stayed longer, for the entertainment. Maybe next... More

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Highworth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Hi, we had a good lunch out at Leigh Sawmill cafe. We loved the interior and the look of the exterior(we peered through the windows to the garden as it was raining). It did need a good tidy up though. It looked as if they were doing some work for an up and coming show but I didn't particularly appreciate... More

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Matakana, New Zealand
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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Always fantastic, great venue, hot outdoor brazier- that is huge. Lots of locals. Great drinks, great selection, especially those hand pours from the top shelf. Never had I left feeling like it wasn't up to scratch. Love the Sawmill!

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

While away over the Christmas/New Year period we called in to the Leigh Sawmill for brunch. We hadn't booked but they accommodated us and we had a really delicious brunch. We will definitely go back again.

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Easter weekend: Visited the famous Leigh Sawmill Cafe for a late lunch with delicious garlic and herb pizza bread and hummus accompanied by a hugely-flavoursome Ransom Wines Clos de Valerie Pinot Gris and a "grunty" 12 Gauge lager hand-crafted at the cafe's own brewery. Cold Chisel's Don Walker and The Bads band were tuning up for a show that evening... More

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Additional Information about The Leigh Sawmill Cafe

Address: 142 Pakiri Road, Leigh, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Leigh
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: European

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