The Most Popular Cafes in Auckland for 2022

World-acclaimed croissanteries, local stalwarts and bakeries that had you lining up around the corner — these all made your list of the most popular cafes for 2022.
Concrete Playground
December 15, 2022
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    Ambler Cafe & Bistro

    181 Point Chevalier Road, Auckland

    Point Chev welcomes a new European-influenced café and bistro.

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    30 Enfield Street, Auckland

    Tucked away down Enfield Street, this new boutique bakery is sure to become a morning go-to for the newly refurbished industrial area that surrounds it.

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    Javalab - CLOSED

    Gore Street, Auckland

    Catering to the downtown business crowd, this spot at the bottom of SO Hotel is perfect for a grab-and-go coffee and croissant combo, or to park up and work for the morning.

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    Roti Bros

    Little Queen Street Lane, Commercial Bay, Auckand CBD

    From a lockdown idea to a market stall, and now a brick-and-mortar store with a cult following.

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    1 Vinegar Lane , Ponsonby

    There’s few better spots to perch up and start the day.

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    Miann Morningside

    12 McDonald Street, Sandringham

    The dessert mecca expands to Morningside with a new luxury restaurant.

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    Little and Friday

    12 Melrose Street, Newmarket

    Hidden in the industrial backstreets of Newmarket, Little and Friday provides a spark of originality and an internal haven of culinary delight in a street that can really only be described as grey and drab.

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    Little Bird Unbakery - CLOSED

    385 New North Road, Kingsland

    If you are after the most guilt free and dietary friendly meal in Auckland, this is the place for it.

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    Common Ground Eatery

    1/63 Clyde Road, Browns Bay

    Head to Browns Bay's newest opening for inventive cafe fare and really, really good coffee.

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    Amano Bakery

    68 Tyler Street, Auckland CBD

    Would be skipped breakfasts, early brunches and late lunches, Amano has all occasions sorted for any city dwellers.

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    Daily Bread

    1210 Great North Road, Auckland

    It would be a sin to cut the carbs at Pt Chev's irresistible new bakery.

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    Scratch Bakers HQ

    90 Wellesley St West, Auckland City

    A rustic-modern spot with plenty of space for you to stretch out right nextto the CBD.

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