Columbus Coffee
5 Astley Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland 0600, New Zealand
Review №1

Perfect coffee with the most beautiful latte art made by manager, they always make my day.

Review №2

The drinks and food are really good.I had a spicy chai latte and pumpkin soup which came with two pieces of toasted homemade bread. The table set up gives you lots of room to eat your food and not feel crowded.The staff are very polite and helpful plus being in Mitre 10 you can buy some plants at the garden centre or anything from nails,paint,tools,building supplies, etc.

Review №3

Dirty crockery on tables food very averagePot of Tea Luke warm.Cakes are kept in Fridge so were very dry and expensive at $7.50 for a cup cake.Service there was none.Definetley better cafes around but we were shopping at Mitre10 and went here on a whim wont be doing that again

Review №4

Rather poor experience, we had booked a table earlier in the because of Mothers Day. Get and they hadnt reserved a table for us. They also failed to get our breakfast order right. The young female staff are nice and apologetic for the mistakes, but surely that was management fault for not giving all the bookings

Review №5

I always take my dog spotty here i love the coffee and spotty loves the sausages its just like a little oasis in the middle of new lynn a nice place to eat breakfast

Review №6

Second time we’ve been when cafe has been really busy and the only spare tables haven’t been cleared (6 at last count)! This definitely encourages the customer to just walk out! Both times we’ve had to clear the tables ourselves and there is no Covid cleaning between customers! This cafe needs to have a designated staff member to work on the floor ensuring tables are cleared and water jugs are filled and there are clean glasses not one time use cups! At least the coffee is generally good!

Review №7

Good food but on the expensive side. Friendly staff nice food

Review №8

Great food, courteous staff

Review №9

Went to this branch first time yesterday with a friend to claim our free coffee on the loyalty card. Nice trick to make us spend more cos we hv to order something from the menu, not the cabinet. Fine. My problem was that the omelet I ordered (one of the cheaper items on the menu) was way overpriced at 17.90 with just one filling of spinach - sorry Im not counting the cheese cos thats pretty standard for a cafe omelet. And when I asked abt extra toppings, I was told that even mushrooms will cost 6 dollars extra! Didnt do that of course so I spent nearly 18 dollars for something I could hv made at home for almost nothing. Pls add another topping in your omelet. Every other cafe has at least 2. Wont be coming back and definitely not falling for that rewards trick again.

Review №10

Delicious start of the day with paleo bowl. Great service, ambient, food, coffee. Recommended.

Review №11

It could not have been more of a ideal and pleasant place for myself and company to visit for the needs/wants that we asked for. All up it exceeded my expectations as a first time customer to the Columbus Coffee experience.

Review №12

Always great food and coffee.

Review №13

Meals were brought out 10 minutes apart and drinks about the same. overall was very tasty, but very annoying that one person was finished their food and drink well before the other.

Review №14

Good coffee , good service, pleasant surroundings

Review №15

Consistent quality & taste. Go at least once a week, maybe more. Pleasant surroundings.

Review №16

Great little cafe BUT tables need to be cleared WAY quicker!! There’s nothing worse than walking into a cafe and seeing dirty plates and cups on empty tables.

Review №17

Inside Mitre10 Mega store, the cafe provides ample options of coffee, tea, breakfast, omelette, burger, bruschetta, salads etc. adequate sitting space, fast service.

Review №18

Good place for a coffee and a rest after combing the aisles of mitre 10. Vegetarian quiche a little bland but otherwise ok

Review №19

Good good and customer service

Review №20

A massive thank you to the Staff. On Monday swe were able to have a little birthday party in this Cafe, our friend was 102 yrs and we were allowed to decorate a party table and the Staff were absolutely wonderful. Best birthday Lizzie Trigg declared. Thank you. 🎈💐❤️

Review №21

Food very average service no better, the potting mix in the garden centre was looking like a better option

Review №22

Never anything but a great experience here.

Review №23

Great coffee, friendly staff

Review №24

When we visited it was quite noisy and some tables had not been cleared off. However this could have been usual at this time of year. Staff were very busy.Chairs scraped on the floor consistently. Suggest rubber tips on them could help.We had a cheese scone each and coffee. Coffee was good, cheese scone very tasty and I could taste the cheese in it. Many other cafes make you wonder if they use cheese at all! The downside was that we were both very thirsty that afternoon. Too salty maybe. Anyway not bad but noisy environment.A quieter time might have been better to visit.

Review №25

Delicious paleo bowl and best ever coconut hot chocolate EVER!Excellent team. Great work!

Review №26

I really like the quality of the food here. Also situated in the garden center of Mitre 10 its ideally located. Not alot of food for the money but I would still give it 5 stars.

Review №27

In love with the date scene almost a daily thing of mine now.... and the staff are super friendly. Highly recommend for all. Playground their for kids super handy...

Review №28

I like visiting New Lynn Mitre 10&Colombus Coffee Cafe at the same time especually when Im looking after my grandchildren as they enjoy the playground&the garden centre helping me to look for plants to buy. The staff at both places are very friendly&very helpful nothing seems to be much trouble. Thank you for a pleasant shopping experience&for great food &coffee...

Review №29

Ordered slice and coffees - slice arrived and consumed - had a long wait for coffee as barista decided another old lady and takeaways took priority - my old lady had to wait - not impressed here

Review №30

Nice coffee 👌 lovely place to enjoy lunch or snack and shop 😊

Review №31

Columbus and Mitre 10 have got a good thing going with their arrangement. Not just here but throughout New Zealand. Good food, don’t know about the coffee, don’t drink it.

Review №32

Delicious selection of Wonderful Cabinet and Menu Food to choose from.Great Coffee 😍Beautifully set inside Mitre 10 Garden Centre

Review №33

I really enjoy going to Columbus it is such a lovely atmosphere, and you can take your dog inside the garden center love it

Review №34

Coffee excellent quality. The tiny muffin and very small biscuit very dry and only possible to eat when drinking water at the same time. Bill $20. Waste of money, really.

Review №35

They are very lovely staff and great service and food and drinks

Review №36

Food and service was good. Highly recommended.

Review №37

Very nice place to have a coffee and something to eat very helpful staff on hand to assist you when you need them

Review №38

Wonderful tasty well prepared and cooked food. I find all Columbia cafés very consistent. If you like a sweet coffee, try the ginger nut latte. If you order hot cakes or French toast, ensure you grab mascarpone to go with your meal. Yummy!

Review №39

Great coffee friendly staff and a play ground made life easier to enjoy my coffee while the kids played.

Review №40

Poor Service & Staff are useless - Manager could learn a thing or 2 and coffee/ food - really overrated. Would not recommend at all.

Review №41

5 stars. A regular for me and the kids. Good food and coffee plus the staff are great

Review №42

Food quality is always a high standard. Chef and staff are great.

Review №43

Lovely staff, amazing breakfast food and nice atmosphere

Review №44

Great food and service - spacious and without clatter and clutter. Recommended if you have high standards and like a bit of peace. The mega store is 5 star too!

Review №45

Great coffee and service

Review №46

Ticks all the boxes, Great Coffee, Food, Staff and a reasonable price .

Review №47

Nicely greeted wen entering the shop by the lovely staff at counter. Went for an afternoon coffee and kids to play in the playground. Kids love the choc frapp. Really nice coffee.

Review №48

Nice place were in the area at the time and was much better than we thought great food good prices will go again

Review №49

Great coffee. Menu changing regularly with choices for people on special diets.

Review №50

Wonderful cooked breakfast &other selections for couples and families to attend to.

Review №51

Awesome food, and great play area for children to play in!

Review №52

Made wrong coffee order but were pleasant and friendly enough

Review №53

Great food and fantastic service.

Review №54

Coffees good thats about it thus far !!Do not recommend the traditional comes out on top of yr bread making it a soggy mess - when I asked where the watercress was the waitress looked perplexed like she didnt know the menu I had to point it out to them written in black & white. Plate sent bk brought back two small finger sized sprigs came out...wilted. When I replied seriously this meal is $17.50 ??? I got a look of Ohh here we go ! I told.the waitress that watercress was mentioned as part of the meal she replied Ohh no its just a garnish and not really part of the meal...I was aware that my questions were becoming irritating & challenging to the staff so I chose to give the dish a try but cld only get as far as the poached egg...because the bread was soggy and the wilted watercress was not appealing.What was really disappointing is seeing & hearing the staff complaining about my feedback when they returned my meal to the kitchen to bag up so I could take it home for the dog. I spoke to them on my leaving & though an apology & a refund was offered I declined this.I really liked the staff at Columbus however this was pretty unprofessional behaviour they let themselves down.

Review №55

Great for walking dog and stopping for coffee. Bowls of water a available for dog.

Review №56

I get the best service from the team here. The cafe manager Kusum has been there for ages and greets me everytime I come for lunch. Big fan of the their New Lynn Burger, its a decent feed, along with their Big Breakfast. If I try something new they are always there to make sure I have enjoyed it. Plus I get to have a shop in the mitre 10 afterwards. :)

Review №57

Love their coffee and their kids menu very kid friendly

Review №58

I go always go for a coffee in the morning and it is very nice.

Review №59

Such nice people and the coffee is always excellent!

Review №60

Great food great service

Review №61

Good coffee....Good food...Service Ok....

Review №62

Its in the garden center of the Mitre 10, I had a little bit of trouble actually getting into the place because you have to enter the garden center to access the coffee shop. Nice ambience once you get inside though.

Review №63

Good selection of food and coffee and service are great

Review №64

Enjoyed having breakfast here from time to time, the prices are up there but its well worth it.

Review №65

Not for a coffee, properly more like a seat and break when shopping in the Mitre 10^^

Review №66

Always a nice welcome and great food

Review №67

Slow service, mislabled food, and average coffee.

Review №68

Find its making its serving sizes too small and are slow to clear tables. Been there 2 times and had to clear plates to sit down when they didnt seem very busy

Review №69

Fresh foood and coffee les

Review №70

Ok great staff

Review №71

Always great food and service

Review №72

Love the coffee n service amazing

Review №73

I had great food

Review №74

Lovely coffee and friendly staff

Review №75

Best coffee at a mega hardware. Flat white thanks

Review №76

Well served, good food, pleasant surroundings

Review №77

Good place for coffee

Review №78

Good place for parents to go with kids

Review №79

Best place in town 😀

Review №80

Staff always friendly

Review №81

Great coffee, friendly staff

Review №82

Coffee wasnt the same as previous,Tasted watery,very disappointed

Review №83

Best tasting coffee

Review №84

Best coffee ever

Review №85

Great coffee

Review №86

Good coffee

Review №87

Great service

Review №88

Coffee was cold and tasteless

Review №89


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  • Address:5 Astley Avenue, New Lynn, Auckland 0600, New Zealand
  • Site:
  • Phone:+64 9-826 3067
  • Coffee shop
  • Cafe
Working hours
  • Monday:7AM–5PM
  • Tuesday:7AM–5PM
  • Wednesday:7AM–5PM
  • Thursday:7AM–5PM
  • Friday:7AM–5PM
  • Saturday:8AM–5PM
  • Sunday:7AM–5PM
Service options
  • Takeout:Yes
  • Dine-in:Yes
  • Delivery:No
  • Wheelchair accessible entrance:Yes
  • Good for kids:Yes
  • Casual:Yes
  • Groups:Yes
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