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Altar

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
465 Mount Eden Road | Mt Eden, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
+64 9-631 7184
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“lemon chicken” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
465 Mount Eden Road | Mt Eden, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We felt like a drive and drove aimlessly about in the late afternoon looking for something still open...and discovered this great café on Mt Eden Rd...we had had lunch a few hours earlier but felt like something tasty with coffee so the Tapas menu was...More

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed October 6, 2017

We moved to Mt Eden in mid 2017 ; After visiting a number of cafes in the area, we found this one to have what we like : friendly staff; prompt service with very good drinks & food.The atmosphere inside is pleasant and you're not...More

Thank Nigel S
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

We both went for some comfort food off the all day brekkie menu. I chose the "right size " $10 brekkie and Mum the breakfast wrap. Both were perfect! 10/10 for meal, coffee and service!

Thank ChrisandKahu
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Wanted lunch at Mt Eden. Read v good reviews for this cafe located in a lovely refurbished building with a century old altar -hence its name. Cafe food is usually quite average. But the 3 mains we ordered didn't disappoint. The lemon juice pan-fried scallops,...More

Thank Jeantai
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Fabulous spot. Really good friendly service and yummy food. We all chose the potatoe Rosti stack with poached eggs, spinach and hot salmon. Good coffee, good spot. Will be back on future Auckland visits.

Thank MarcoAust
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Up in Auckland for the day and was between morning and afternoon meetings, driving along saw Alter and thought lets try there on the off-chance. Best decision in a long time. Being lunch time it was busy but the helpful chap behind the counter gave...More

Thank crosis
Reviewed March 21, 2017

We have found this cafe by chance and were extremely pleased and had a few breakfasts there. Very good and reasonably priced selection of eggs and - rarely for NZ- omelettes with various sides/fillings, home made muesli, some other dishes and superb coffee. Omelette is...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch today, parking right out the front of restaurant. Whom, I presume is the Manager was a lovely friendly man who welcomed us in when we arrived and I noted he welcomed everyone and personally took people to their seats. We...More

Thank funfoodies1
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Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

My parents came up from the south island and they wanted a decent breakfast, we drove down Mount Eden road and stumbled across this gem of a cafe. The food was priced very well and the breakfasts were amazing. Dad was stoked as a goat...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

We drove past this place heading into Mt Eden and turned around to give it a go. Best decision ever! I had the big breakfast which was your usual price at any cafe, I think it was around $23 or so. When it came out...More

Thank 848mattt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 465 Mount Eden Road | Mt Eden, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-631 7184
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