This Eden Terrace eatery is sparking a lunch bar revival.
If you were to conceive what a perfect kiwi bakery might be, The Sandwich Club is what we would consider very nearly bang-on. Named after the concept of a lunch-bar meets café, this new Eden Terrace eatery is something in between – serving up a buffet of homely deliciousness at its finest.
With warmers stacked full of house made pies (depending on how early you stop by), and an antique counter aglow with baked goods; there’s no doubting you’ve entered into some kind of home-cooking nirvana. It’s quite possible that in doing so, you’ll experience an overwhelming desire to be transported back to your own mother’s kitchen in pursuit of some of the same heart-warming fare. For now though, owner Cheryle Thomas’ homely space will have to do.
The food here has a wholesome, old-school quality to it, prepared and presented in a relaxed and unpretentious way. With mammoth cheese scones that are the café’s biggest sellers, to the crunchy, gluten-free Afghans that come in at a close second, The Sandwich Club harbours a plethora of yummy lunch offerings. Many a punter will be pleased to see the presence of spicy lamb sausage rolls and the ever-popular ham and cheese toasties that feature alongside the formidable, melt-in-your-mouth meat pies, with the mince and cheddar variety being a notable stand out. Paleo and non-glutenites may be satiated by the daily soup and salad of the day or tasty frittata cups, while those in need of caffeine can pop-in to pick up their Allpress brew.
Visiting this new-age lunch bar is a reminder of the stuff we’ve come to know and love; pies and slice and all things nice, with a welcome sprinkling of health-conscious offerings to boot. There’s a sense of comfort derived from stopping into The Sandwich Club, where hearty, nostalgic food is delivering on our modern day needs. So for those with access to this thoroughly delicious pit-stop, we suggest you pop in for a taste of the good stuff.
Monday to Friday – 7am to 4pm
The Sandwich Club
53 New North Rd
(09) 377 4937