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Urban Soul

652 Great South Road Manukau 2104, Manukau, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 37 restaurants in Manukau
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: http://eyescout.blogspot.com/2011/09/urbansoul-soul-food.html
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: http://eyescout.blogspot.com/2011/09/urbansoul-soul-food.html
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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Went in at midday Thursday for lunch. It was very busy and a table was hard to find. The cabinet food was easy to see. Apparently, there is a limited menu but not clear where they hide them. You find your own table and queue at the counter to select and pay. Excellent service, food and coffee good and reasonably... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

All our friends like this place. A very nice cafe, with very good coffee and a nice selection of foods. Really cool art deco design layout, trendy, and friendly too. A really nice place to go with friends to chill out and relax

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I had an early morning meeting in Manukau and not knowing the area well, used trip advisor to search for somewhere to stop for breakfast. Found Urban Soul and thinking I was early as café was not due to open for another 15 mins found a park and waited for it to open. Quickly realised that the place opens earlier... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Went on a Sunday morning for Brunch. Beautiful food, good value for money, nice staff and a nice atmosphere - we'll be back!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

While the food was passable - two of the four in our party were pleased with their food, the service left a lot to be desired. Plates of food were passed in front of other guests rather than the waitress walking further along the table. The squid was tough and the cabinet pie too spicy and had been reheated to... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

When Urban Soul opened it was a relief to have a consistently decent cafe in South Auckland. The pickings were slim. But Urban Soul has been a familiar gathering place for me, my family, colleagues and friends for many years now, and I'm NEVER disappointed. Great selection of food, beautifully presented, catering for carnivores, vegetarians and vegans! The coffee is... More

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We went to Urbansoul during our weekend away to watch Bruce Springsteen, on Saturday morning, and returned Sunday morning (more like brunch time) - both breakfast's were undeniably delicious! Fresh meat, fresh eggs, fast service, fantastic coffee, overall brilliant!

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Manukau City, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Good food but acoustics need work. It is very noisy. Prices are a bit steep compared to Mall over the road. Lots of staff so service is good. Would not go as a group as you would never hear each other talk.

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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Holy! If you are looking for the most amazing French Toast you've ever had in your life, this is the place to come. My friend and I both ordered the French Toast and thought we'd died and gone to heaven! "Eggy bread with almond, berry and mint topping, served with sweetened creme fraiche and maple syrup" ..... if this isn't... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

Great vibe, coffee, etc. unfortunately squid was flavourless, only main thing that let this place down!

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