Alleluya Bar & Cafe

Our rating 

User rating 

8 reviews
Venue Image
St Kevins Arcade,
183 Karangahape Road,
Newton
Auckland,


(09) 377 8424

The ViewAuckland Review

StarStarStarStarNo Star
Review byJono Park3/02/2011

4 out of 5 stars

I haven't been motivated to visit K Rd for coffee until recently. This is due in part to friends constantly suggesting that the only good place was Verona (emphasis on the 'was'). But I do recall one friend constantly harping on about Alleluya. It starts with A so...

You'd blink and miss Alleluya if you weren't looking for it. Tucked away at the back of St Kevin's Arcade, the cafe itself is tiny, though chairs and tables spill out into the atrium so there is more than enough room at all times of the day. Head straight for the food cabinet as that's where the goodness lies. On our visit, we went for the vegetarian flan and custard cake. Both were fantastic, and the flat whites were on the money.

The staff do their thing but come across as a little bit detached, a bit preoccupied. Maybe it had been a busy start (we were there just before 12). Or maybe it was the night before. Either way, there certainly didn't seem to be a rush to get people served, though to be fair, in a weird way it works with the vibe of the place.

But you should visit Alleluya. The behind-counter service may be bordering on disinterest, but just relax, watch the cool kids, admire the record player and savour the food - it's really quite good. Oh and invest in a KeepCup - it'll save you 50c each time you go takeaway and they sell them here.

The details: 183 Karangahape Rd, St Kevins Arcade, Auckland Central. Phone 09 377 8424.

A Flat White costs: $4, or $4.50 to take away.

Must Try: Drop a slice of Custard Cake from the cabinet. It's brill.

The A-Z of Auckland Cafes

Alleluya Bar & Cafe has been reviewed by 8 users
 
Nearest

What's near Alleluya Bar & Cafe?

Below are the nearest 5 venues within 500 metres of Alleluya Bar & Cafe.
Cinemas near Alleluya Bar & Cafe (0)

Most Read Today

image
01 Christmas Lights and Displays in Auckland

Enjoy Christmas in Auckland under the glow of fest...

image
02 Auckland's Best Playgrounds

The kids have spoken and we are pleased to present...

image
03 Auckland's Best Malls

Check out our picks of the top five malls in Auckl...

image
04 Auckland's Best Free Kids Activities

We check out the best five free kids activities in...

image
05 Auckland's Best Rooftop Bars

When Auckland's weather allows, enjoy a few coldie...

Content updated: 23/12/2014 07:30
 

Add Review

Latest Pubs & Bars User Reviews

  • Nuffield Street Cafe
    We went there on a Thursday night ordered coffees and in the menu...

    Stylishjazz on 18/12/2014 @ 10:47 p.m.
  • Fox's Ale House
    great place to watch sport. Also have great food and good selecti...

    rpress on 16/12/2014 @ 6:02 p.m.
  • Meadow
    Great in the day time but the service is appalling in the evening...

    Carat on 7/12/2014 @ 1:45 p.m.
  • Chop Chop Noodle House
    Fast, quick, and enjoyable. I have heard about this place in Pons...

    YoTriz on 4/12/2014 @ 4:27 p.m.
  • Danny Doolans
    Not much to do in Auckland CBD on a week night especially when it...

    YoTriz on 4/12/2014 @ 4:21 p.m.
Hitwise Award Winner