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Dutch Delight

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5 Birkenhead Avenue | Birkenhead, Auckland, New Zealand
(09) 4181390
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 6
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  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very nice desserts

We have got a deal from the daily voucher website and went there to have lunch on a weekday. Shop is located at the roundabout and there were plenty of off street parking. We have ordered fries with peanut sauce, mayo and onion for the starter; a regular farmers savoury pancake for main; apple... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
Alvis W
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We have got a deal from the daily voucher website and went there to have lunch on a weekday. Shop is located at the roundabout and there were plenty of off street parking. We have ordered fries with peanut sauce, mayo and onion for the starter; a regular farmers savoury pancake for main; apple tart and poffertjes for desserts. Fries... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Overall we enjoyed our food. We had a very large plate of Shoarma pancakes with the pork and apple. Fairly tasty and filling. Also had the patat fries which topped us nicely with the yummy mayo. Lastly finished with the poffertjes. Sweet and tasty, except the left over butter on the plate made me regret it a little... but only... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

As per the subject heading, aim for a small or shared mains so that you can do justice to their desserts ... the poffertjies are good and we also had a pancake filled with cherries and served with ice cream which was delicious. I had a Hawaiian burger as my main and the patty seemed to lack meat and had... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

one of our family members invited us to join them for a lunch at dutch delight. we had the savoury panckes medium size and they were really good but too big!! the skewers with the 2 different meats were tough and tasteless...so I would not recommend. the desserts are really lovely.we had the poffertjies and appeltart....outstanding!!! the service was good.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I always vowed I would never come back after we visited last time and found the restaurant grubby, in need of a major overhaul and the service sadly lacking. This time I was invited by a family member so I went along with gritted teeth and was pleasantly surprised. The restaurant area has indeed been overhauled and is much cleaner... More 

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Wellsford, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Never having eaten Dutch before and having a Dutch friend stay over the holidays, we thought we would try a new experience. According to our friend the food could have been better and the pancake she had (with bacon and bananas) was not cooked the way it was at home. We found it OK but were disappointed that one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I went here for lunch with my 95 year old dad and his wife on an exceptionally cold day. We had a great time. The food was perfect. Not flash but good home cooking by two jolly Dutch ladies. We had a couple of small pancakes with various savoury toppings. The serves are generous and we failed to finish the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It was fairly easy to spot this place from the main road in Birkenhead. As you enter the place in the first thing I noticed was lamp posts in the middle of the restaurant, followed by multitude of windmills as paintings on the wall or as porcelain collectables lining the wall. Their menu consists mainly of savoury and sweet pancakes... More 

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Auckland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This is a great place to go for brunch, the selection of pancakes is astounding and I am addicted to the poffertjes with butter and icing sugar. We have also been for dinner a few times. I suggest you order a patat special (or two) for the table which was fries with mayonnaise, onion and curry ketchup - I know... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Delicious pancakes, savoury or sweet. The kids' room is a welcome bonus. We don;t eat here as often as we'd like to.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Birkenhead Avenue | Birkenhead, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: (09) 4181390
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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