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Lulu's

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171 Ponsonby Road, Auckland, New Zealand
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8:30 am - 5:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing food

Great breakfasts, really good coffee and lovely service. I had the eggs Benedict, which was delicious. Saw other peoples breakfasts arriving and Lulus doesn't stint on the size of servings. If you're hungry, this is the place to go. Small but perfect, with lots of character.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2014
Bryonyk43
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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English first
Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Great breakfasts, really good coffee and lovely service. I had the eggs Benedict, which was delicious. Saw other peoples breakfasts arriving and Lulus doesn't stint on the size of servings. If you're hungry, this is the place to go. Small but perfect, with lots of character.

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Bay of Islands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Great little Family run Cafe in the heart of Ponsonby Rd serving good wholesome reasonably priced food.Excentant coffee served with bright and friendly service.Always a must when we visit Auckland

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Melbourne
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

Awful service, awful food, don't value customers, no cards, and no character. There are so many amazing venues on Ponsonby Road we wish we never gave this place a go. Extremely rude staff.

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Feuilla, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We were staying at the Ponsonby Backpackers and decided to treat ourselves to breakfast and this is where we ended up! Great hostess and fab food. I had the oatmeal with banana, strawberries and maple syrup. This could keep you going all day! My traveling companion just had toast and jam - but that was pretty good too.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Have enjoyed Lulu's on Ponsonby Road many times, eat breakfast there regularly, super pancakes, love the eggs Benedict with salmon. Have enjoyed lunch too, fab pasta dishes. Great service, very good coffee, Trevor friendly and accommodating, nothing too much trouble, definitely recommend.

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Alfeld (Leine), Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

When we arrived in Auckland after a long and exhausting flight from Europe we were glad to find "Lulu's" little cafe and restaurant on Ponsonby Road. In our 10 days we spent in New Zealand we went there three times, so this speaks for itself! The owner (at least we think so...) who served us is a very lovely woman... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Unpretentious, friendly, relaxed and almost cozy. They serve the kind of breakfasts you crave when you have a hangover... Good menu selection.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

I've been here many times and will keep coming back. Cute little cafe with only a dozen tables or so but so much character. Great posters on the walls. Staff are friendly and very chatty. I'm a big egg eater and love their Green Eggs - scrambled eggs with spinach. Great coffee too. You're spoilt for choice on Ponsonby road... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

Every time I visit Auckland I make sure I stop by Lulu's in Ponsonby for one of the worlds greatest breakfasts - any time of the day. Love the elvis and retro music. Love the chocolate fish...always a bit of a squeeze - it's not big on space but huge on character and great food and hospitality - an absolute... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 171 Ponsonby Road, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 5:00 am
Monday
8:30 am - 5:00 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 5:00 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 5:00 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 5:00 am
Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 5:00 am

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