GF Friendly Cafes and Restaurants

Takeaway/Fast Food

Burger Fuel – Various Locations NZ wide

This popular takeaway outlet stock gluten free burger buns for their gluten free customers. Do double check and ensure the burger fillings are gluten free.

The Chip Shop – 711 Manukau Rd, Royal Oak, Auckland

This fish and chip shop offers customers plenty of gluten free options including burgers and fish.

Hells Pizza – Various locations throughout New Zealand

Like Burger Fuel, this home grown pizzeria has gluten free options available.? We recommend letting them know that you are gluten free, to ensure you select pizzas with safe toppings.

il buco 113 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby, Auckland

il buco is fantastic as they actually came here and sought advice on how to set up a coeliac friendly kitchen. They make incredibly decadent pizza with a wide range of toppings with plenty of vegan and dairy free options available also.

Mexicali Fresh – Various locations Auckland wide

We first came here for a friends birthday, and were pleasantly surprised to be able to eat TACOS!? The soft burrito’s and churros aren’t gluten free, but there are many other fabulous options to choose from.? Healthy, fresh flavors, with vegetarian/vegan and dairy free also available.

Wagamama  Sylvia Park dining lane; 1 Courthouse Lane (Auckland Central); 29 Nuffield St (New market)

Have allergy cards stating which items are gluten free or what can be made gluten free

Wok’n Noodle Mt Eden & Auckland City

One of our lovely customers let us know about this via our Facebook page. Not only do they have gluten free options available, but also have healthy, low carb options alongside classic rice and noodle favorites.

Cafes and Restaurants


V & A Cafe – Cnr Victoria & Albert Streets

Has a range of sandwiches, which can all be made with gluten free bread (toasted of course). There is also always a selection of gluten free cakes and slices on the counter. And to make it even better, the food is organic and free range and the girls behind the counter are always welcoming.

Casablanca Cafe

286 Mt Wellington Hwy, in Sylvia Park

Open for lunch and dinner they have a separate gluten free menu


If inquiring after gluten free meals, they state that you can mix and match any of the meals to make a gluten free meal of your choice. Mikano are very accommodating and have such great food.

Circus Circus  447 Mt Eden Road, Mt Eden, Auckland

This casual cafe/restaurant in Mt Eden village can alter most of their meals to accommodate those on a gluten free diet. They also have some gluten free desserts. We love this restaurant and it is the children’s first choice for any celebration out,

Kermadec Brasserie restaurant – Viaduct

The wait staff are very helpful about gluten free options, also I also two gluten free dessert options to choose from. The restaurant has a great atmosphere, the wait staff are friendly, the food is deliciously cooked and the view out over the viaduct is beautiful.

Foodstore – Viaduct

Has an extensive menu with gluten free options marked clearly. The food is beautifully prepared with fresh organic ingredients, but is very busy and service can sometimes be slow. All the meals are available in starter and main size and if you are there for lunch it might be a good idea to have the starter size as the meals are huge.

Cosset Cafe – 1087 New North Road, Mt Albert, Auckland

Cosset is a vegetarian/vegan specialty coffee shop who try their best to keep 50% of their menu also gluten free.? They have a vegan kitchen, so their food is totally egg and dairy free. They are open daytime’s, so a great place to pop in to for lunch.

Kokako Cafe  – 537 Great North Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland

This cafe specializes in organic, vegetarian and dietary requirements as well as providing nutritious and delicious food!

The Library Cafe – 55 Princes Street, Onehunga, Auckland

These guys provide gluten free, dairy free and vegetarian options – and they know what they’re doing. The owners have children with allergies themselves, so know what they’re doing when it comes to preparing fabulous, allergy friendly food.

Little Bird bakery – 385 New North Road, Kings land, Auckland

Little Bird have been supplying us for years, and they now have a wee coffee shop where you can get fabulous raw food treats. Their products are all gluten free, vegan and YUM! They are open odd hours 8am – 2.30pm Tues – Fri and 8am – 3pm Saturday, but definitely worth a visit.

The Organic Pizza Company  27 Davis Cres, Newmarket

Can do gluten free pizza and pasta.

Trinity of Silver Cafe – 911 New North Road, Mt Albert, Auckland

Situated out of the central city, this cafe has been a favorite for years, providing gluten and dairy free options as well as emphasizing free range eggs and bacon. These guys are now open for dinner too!

Zarbo Delicatessen and Cafe ? 24 Morrow St, Newmarket

Have all their gluten free items color coded in their cabinets.

Grouchos Cafe – 1/143 Wellesley Street, Auckland

A retro cafe that serves gluten free salads, homemade gluten free baking, buckwheat & linseed pancakes, gluten free chicken wraps and a wide range of gluten free pies, toasted sandwiches.

The Falls Restaurant – Corner of Alderman and Edmonton Roads, Henderson

This restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and can provide plenty of dishes for coeliac’s.

Monsoon Poon – Restaurants in Auckland and Wellington

Another recommendation from regular customers, Monsoon Poon is a traditional Thai restaurant that has a separate allergies menu – you just have to ask. They also have vegetarian options available.

Ragu 5 Pt Chevalier Road, Pt Chevalier, Auckland

This is Hannah’s FAVORITE restaurant – the chef here is Coeliac, so at least half of the menu is gluten free, and they understand the meaning of ‘Coeliac safe’. The food is fabulous (and the wine list is too).? They are also working on their GF desserts…

The Restaurant Claret ? 127  Onehunga Mall

A great wee restaurant in  Onehunga who will adapt almost any item of the menu to gluten free
Open for Dinner Tues -Sat from 6pm ~ Lunch Tues -Fri 11:30am-2:30pm

Market Kitchen & Cafe – 19 Davis Crescent,  Newmarket

Many of our dishes are gluten free or can be adapted to be GF. The menu changes regularly so please visit their?website.?Home baked GF bread is available for sandwiches. Please advise of allergies or dietary requirements before ordering.

Hallertau  – Riverhead

This restaurant is part of a boutique brewery near Riverhead and specializes in fresh and natural food. When asked about gluten free options, the wait staff were very nice, they checked with the chef and then brought out a menu that the chef had written on to mark the gluten free meals, including the ones that could be made gluten free and what he would remove / substitute.

Paper Moon cafe and bar – Albany mall

Paper Moon has an amazing menu with GF and AGF (available gluten free) clearly marked on the menu and the options are extensive. The food is always delicious and the service is very friendly.

Eight Two – 82 Hinemoa St, Birkenhead

They even have their own restaurant baked gluten free bread. The staff were very helpful, when knowing you are gluten free are happy to point out the gluten free options, and offer to make some menu choices gluten free as well that aren’t normally!

Torpedo Bay cafe – Devonport

Is based in Torpedo Bay overlooking the water situated in the same building as the new navy museum. They have good coffee and because they have gluten free bread, most things on the blackboard menu can be made gluten free. They also have gluten free slices to choose from.

Fatima’s – Takapuna

Is a great healthy takeaway that sells filled pitas, salads, falafels and the famous potato koftas. They have gluten free wraps, and a card that lists if their sauces and chutney are gluten free, just ask and they will check it for you on the card under the counter.

DD’s Country Cafe – Waitoki (near dairy flat)

Has a number of gluten free options including something sweet, pizza bases and bread. It does depend on when you go, as the sweet options are usually made in the cafe but they should have a slice of gluten free chocolate brownie in the freezer if you don?t see a cake or a biscuit or the delicious passionfruit gluten free slice they have just started making.


Carrington Resort

Is a member of the Heritage hotel group and is situated in the far north of New Zealand on the Karikari peninsula. The resort?is 5 star and the gluten free choices on the menu and the beautiful food is fantastic. Many of the dishes, including entrees, mains and desserts are gluten free and the wait staff are very happy to help.

Karikari Estate Winery

They serve pizza on a Friday and Saturday night during the summer. This isn’t stated on their website, nor on their sign at the gate but if you are on the Karikari peninsula over the summer months, give them a call as they now have gluten free pizza bases.