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302 Coatesville-Riverhead Highway,

(09) 415 6442

Fernielea Licensed Cafe Information

Fernielea Cafe in Coatesville, is a great cafe out in the country only 5 mins out of Albany. With an amazing play area for kids as well as a great kids menu, Fernielea is certainly family friendly. Now open for dinner of Fridays.

Opening Hours
Wed - Sun: 08.30am to 16.00pm
Advisable on Fri
Not Necessary on Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun
Avg Food Spend
$$ per person
Food Info
Take Away Service, A La Carte Menu, Breakfast Menu
Kids play area and kids toys
Children welcome - Great kids menu + outdoor play area and indoor toys

Kids Menu, High Chairs, Toys/Activities, Baby Changing Facilities
Outdoor Area
Private shaded outdoor area
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Disabled Facilities
Wheelchair Access, NO Disabled Toilets

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Reviewer RuthHader
This is my second visit to Fernielea and unfortunately after a really great first up experience, the repeat one wasn't nearly as positive.
We caught up with friends who have kids and the setting is great for that sort of need but the food wasn't as good as I had remembered it an unfortunately the service wasn't quite there.
It wasn't overly busy but coffees were very slow on coming out and we had to prompt for one of the meals.
When it came time to paying, the network was down (so no eftpos/visa) and sure, that's not their fault but the lady in from of me went through the process of ordering for her family (considerably large), only to be told that only cash was accepted was a bit off I thought.
Dont get me wrong, Fernielea is probably one of the better kid-friendly places in Auckland but think they can still lift their game.
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Reviewer sticks
Great Food and service :) I would agree

But child friendly not :(
Would go back .... but not with children next time
which was disappointing :(
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Reviewer PipBarling
Now that they have started serving dinner at the weekend, I eat here at least once a month. The evening menu is a step above the day-time cafe menu, which is damn good in it's own right. Definitely recommended!
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What a great place to take the kids, friendly staff and excellent outdoor area.
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Reviewer Nik Shipkov
One of the best kid-friendly places going in Auckland - Fernielea Cafe can get chocker so do get in early...but do leave room for me and my tribe won't you!
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Reviewer Tamkins78
Like the previous reviews below, Fernielea (on the Riverhead-Coatesville Highway and only 5 mins out of Albany) is quite a find.

Great for kids - play area outside and train set inside - fast and efficient service and some great cafe fodder. Kids will love the flower shaped sandwhiches!

Definitely recommended!
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Stumbled upon this great cafe while out for a drive one weekend and have been back twice. Once with my 2 year old and the grandparents for lunch and another visit with a friend and our 2 2 year olds for coffee. Its ideal for children rain or shine with fenced grass area, playground and sandpit outside and train set, books, etc inside. Yummy food, great coffee, friendly staff and prompt service. Well worth the drive into the country.
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Reviewer Ben De Haan
Billy you are spot on - Fernilea on the Coatesville / Riverhead Highway DOES do the best eggs benedict in Auckland. This cafe ROCKS. Great cafe fodder, pleasant surroundings, a good outdoor are for kids plus things for them to do inside when its wet, fast, efficient and polite service. Definitely worth driving out this way.
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Reviewer billy
you have to come to try it for yourself the eggs benny are the best in nz without a doubt,
we drive miles because its worth it!
5 stars all round.
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Reviewer Emma Jackson
Had the pleasure of paying Fernlea cafe a visit this weekend whilst looking at property in Coatesville and must say I was really delighted.
Great food that was exceptionally presented, friendly staff and a perfect, fenced off area for the wee one - it's little wonder this place is extremely popular - we'll be back!
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