Shaky Isles Britomart

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22 Custom Street East,
Britomart,
Auckland Central
Auckland,


(09) 377 9310

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Reviewer nzsdyson
28/08/2014
Shaky Isles in Britomart have a delicious range of food. My favourite would have to be their gourmet pies but you need to get in quick as they often sell out fast. My favourite would have to be the beef cheek pie, closely followed by the Chicken and mushroom. Their staff are always super smiley and happy to help. They also have a great range of smoothies and top notch coffee. I really can't fault this place, go check it out if you haven't already.
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Reviewer kwest
26/11/2012
Visited Shaky Isles for a takeaway coffee and a cold drink for my daughter yesterday when the santa parade was on. Couldn't really find the place as there was no visible signage really. could maybe do with a window display or something.

went up to the counter and ordered a coffee for myself. we were running late and the barista was very understanding and had a coffee in my hands within a minute or so. before my daughter could choose her juice infact. tasted awesome and service to match. Thanks guys will be popping back for breakfast with the whole family
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Reviewer chocolat
7/09/2012
Agree Shaky Isles is a stylish place with great energy, but the hot chocolate was AWFUL. Ordered a take away hot chocolate; it was steam milk and blobs of chocolate at the buttom.
I would be shocked to receive that kind of hot chocolate for free, but paid $5.
Went back to the cafe to give feedback, but I did not see any follow up care. Only hope was to see some quality in customer service.
Nevermind, not going back again or recommending.
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Reviewer sammywhiten
22/05/2012
ive grown to love good stuff in a sandwich its my favorite item on the menu. But they have a good selection of cabinet food when i am in a hurry. I end up eating at Shaky Isles most days and they now know recognise me....haha so they should
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Reviewer PlanB
14/05/2012
So bad it was worse.
Poor service poor coffee Poor me.
Would never go back to Shaky Isles. People working there seem like they just don't care- looked them up and it turns out they are just another investment vehicle - corporate coffee- yuck.

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Reviewer sammywhiten
4/04/2012
Yum to the Shaky burger and also have had a a couple of breakfasts there too which were good. people seemed nice. love the free wi-fi at Shaky Isles Britomart too. wouldnt mind something new on the menu though
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10/02/2012
Shaky Isles in Britomart has a funky environ bright environment, but somewhat disappoints otherwise.

Food was alright and nothing special. It was generally prepared well, except my brioche was a over-toasted, making it really dry.

Average priced, tending towards the higher end of the scale.

Partner was not really happy with what he'd paid for.

Service was slow, looks like they were under-staffed as it was certainly difficult to get a staff member's attention.
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Reviewer nzgirl7
7/08/2011
My friend and I got takeaway mochas from Shaky Isles Britomart, but they did not taste like a proper mocha at all, but rather pretty bland and bad coffee. It turns the chocolate hadn't mixed in at the bottom, so we had to go back and get sticks to stir it through. I would expect a takeaway mocha to be already well stirred and taste better for that price.
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Reviewer noponpon
18/06/2011
I love Shaky Isles from first moment I saw it in Britomart. Never heard it before but because of its quirky and creative decor, I fell in love and wanted to try the food and of course the coffee!I went to Shaky Isles on Saturday afternoon for lunch. I ordered the Shaky Burgers and it was delicious and well-worth the money. Coffee was also very very nice. I ordered whitakers-mocha although the chocolate was too much and overpowered the coffee taste. Service was fast and staffs were friendly. Highly recommended!I really love this cafe and will definitely come back for more.
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Reviewer flymypretty
14/06/2011
totally agree with Jono's review of Shaky Isles Britomart. Service isnt always the best but food is right up there and the hot choc with accompanying chocolate bar is worth savouring! Shaky Isles can get pretty busy so pick your moments.
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Reviewer bigkt
24/05/2011
If you like your milkshakes, head down to Shaky Isles in Britomart! Had the chocolate peanut butter milkshake - just like a drinkable snickers bar! Awesome! The setting at Shaky Isles is pretty cool too.
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Reviewer trudy27
27/03/2011
after reading all the positive reviews of shaky isles in britomart on this site and others, had a few hours to kill in downtown auckland yesterday so thought it would be a good option...how we were wrong.
Shaky Isles is a cool joint and obviously really popular (accounting for the bad service levels we experienced I'd imagine) but with the other cafes now opening up in britomart (quay street and precinct) now there's some healthy competition.
I had a bacon and egg panani which was cold on the inside, the coffees came out about 10 mins after the food and pretty expensive for what we ordered - I guess even the best have a bad day at the office.
Only saving grace - the mocha served with a chocolate stick - nice touch!
Prepared to give shaky isles another go - just won't have such high expectations this time around.
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Reviewer citykid
26/01/2011
Great spot - been to the other branch but this Shaky Isles is where its at.
The brioche is spot on!
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Reviewer bigkt
25/01/2011
You gotta love the counter food at Shaky Isles in Britomart - fresh and a huge selection - coffee is good too. The atmosphere at Shaky Isles also gets the nod.
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Reviewer Ben De Haan
25/01/2011
Great coffee in a bustling lively environment - definitely worth popping into
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Reviewer tactilefog
12/01/2011
Went there this morning for breakfast. Was thoroughly impressed. Very friendly staff, prompt service and well priced food. Will definitely be returning...
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Reviewer rosehawthorn
11/12/2010
Really friendly staff and good coffee - simple equation really and good to see Shaky Isles has mastered it.
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Reviewer janetmatthews
25/11/2010
Had lunch at Shaky Isles Britomart today with a friend and we were both glowing about the service we received (and the coffee). Cool spot - I'd been to the one in Kingsland a few times and are now pretty pleased that there's one closer to work...looking forward to being a Shaky Isles regular:),
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