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“Great food and ambience” 4 of 5 stars
Review of C.A.C Bar

C.A.C Bar
26 Normanby Road, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand
+6496305790
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Ranked #770 of 1,281 Restaurants in Auckland
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Tapas
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Thames, New Zealand
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great food and ambience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

This is one of those restaurants that I visit whenever I'm in the Mt Eden area and my schedule permits. It's best to go with 2/3 people so you can share the wonderful "tapas" offerings. Personal favourites are the 12 hour lamb, the salads, and the stuffed dates - yum!
Lunch is quieter than later in the day, so you can get a great table upstairs. And the building itself is worth a visit - it's the old munitions factory.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Tapas all around!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011 via mobile

Very nice food, presentation and service. Typically tapa sized....but I'm on a diet anyway! We just ordered a greater number and therefore variety of tastes!
Sitting upstairs is less noisy than sittig near the kitchen but can also be noisy at night when full.
Go and enjoy! Lovely cocktails too!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Seattle, Washington
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104 reviews 104 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
“It's worth going....very good food...cool atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2011

Went for lunch with a friend today. Was pleasantly surprised. Very tasty food. 12 hr. lamb was great. Also had a pasta dish..cannot remember name..but, also very good. Will go back. Kind of out of the way. But, worth going to if you are in Auckland. It was quiet at lunch...looks like the kind of place that can go off at night. Service was good. Worth a try for sure. Cool building too.

  • Visited April 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Great tapas, good wine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2009

Great tapas, good wine

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“Great bar with outdoor area, pity it is far too noisy!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2008

Great bar with outdoor area, pity it is far too noisy!

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