From left: Buffalo Chicken Burger, The Amble Breakfast.

Meet the delectable eatery drawing us out of the city

While we find ourselves quite comfortable and adequately repleted with our inner-city dining options, when good food calls, we will happily go further afield. And now with a new Manukau eatery on our radar, we find ourselves heading out south for a delicious sojourn.

Left: Pork belly bao with herb slaw and hoisin dressing.

From the brains behind Newmarket’s Leafe and Ormiston’s Journal comes Amble + Birch, a cafe space designed to unite beautiful food and an inviting atmosphere where diners can have a work meeting, a catch up with friends or a bite on the go. It’s a much-needed addition to the South Auckland dining scene, and we, for one, are very happy it’s here.

The menu (alongside delicious daily cabinet food) focuses on fresh and seasonal, with a touch of the unexpected. It’s all-day dining at its finest, offering everything from smores pancakes to chilli prawn pasta, but where the meals truly thrive is in their presentation, which has seen Amble + Birch’s tasty-looking dishes flood social media. Couple that with a lengthy coffee menu and some of the freshest pastries on that side of Manukau Harbour, and we’ve found ourselves a winner.

Amble + Birch

88 Plunket Avenue
Manukau, Auckland

09 216 9327


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