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Family Friendly Cafe and Playground

You will work up a hunger after enjoying the attractions at Butterfly Creek, so stop in at The Papillon Café for some yummy fresh homemade food. Our cafe is a great place to meet friends and family or for a business meeting. Enjoy the sunny inside deck, or outside courtyard by our free children’s playground.

  • Café hours: Monday – Friday – 7.30 am to 3 pm (a la carte only till 2 pm)
  • Weekends and Public Holidays – 8.30 am to 4 pm (a la carte only till 3 pm)

Yummy Food Options

Whether you want to have breakfast, lunch or simply a snack we have a great range of food options, including catering for your business meeting. We offer gluten free and vegetarian options.

Cabinet Food

Yummy homemade cabinet food and freshly brewed espresso, tea or cold drinks

Cafe Menu

A la Carte

Choose from our standard daily menu or check out our Chefs Specials

Daily & kids menu

Chef’s Specials

Free Playground

Butterfly Creek has one of the best family friendly playgrounds in Auckland.  Relax with a coffee while the kids run around and burn off some energy.

Entrance to the café and playground is free, but only café food can be consumed onsite.  If you bring your own food you can use the tables outside the park entrance before you come in.

Kids Playground


“The café has a great range of food, something for everyone… And great coffee.  We loved that the kids could play on the playground and we could have lunch right beside them.”