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Address: Parnell Road, Auckland Auckland1, New Zealand

Saved from demolition by the efforts of one individual, this restored...

Saved from demolition by the efforts of one individual, this restored historic village has specialty and antique shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants and is a trendy nightspot.

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A good place to stay close to the CBD

There are plenty of places to eat and drink on Parnell Road; a good variety of cuisines and many coffee shops and bars.

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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61 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are plenty of places to eat and drink on Parnell Road; a good variety of cuisines and many coffee shops and bars.

Thank yellowperilhk
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice town, slow pace no need to rush, great cafes for coffee or a meal, some upmarket special shops for quality clothes and what I like is the chocolate shop, you can also have a chocolate drink. The walk down the street is nice.

Thank mrterenceleg
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7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parnell is a nice place to wander around and have a look at the shops however it's a upmarket area so the stores are quite expensive but there are some unique and cute shops. There is a wide range of cafes and restaurants however they can be pricey and are usually very busy. It was enjoyable seeing the old buildings... More 

Thank Stuntbird77
Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Parnell is full of shops, restaurants and cafes - and has a lot of older architecture. It's expensive, though.

Thank jobst56
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a very pleasant time browsing the individual shops and walkways in Parnell. Traditional buildings and some lively restaurants

Thank candam
Swansea, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to walk back to Auckland city centre via Parnell to kill two birds with one stone, so to speak. The area is divided by a major road making it difficult to cross back and fore and if you walk from Auckland City be awar that it is on a long rising hill. Saying that there are some very... More 

Thank GorsJoe
Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for a place to find, then this is the place for you. A tremendous variety of cafes and restaurants to choose from up and down the street.

Thank Texhusky75
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place to wander, lovely small unusual shops and lots of bars and cafes. great place to stop for lunch and people watch.

Thank Carole A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was suggested to meet here by our customer for a coffee. There is no problem finding parking and the cafe was great. It's a nice and not in the city centre.

Thank VinceVW
Medora, North Dakota
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A walk about in Parnell will find fine antique shops, art galleries, trendy clothing shops and some fine restaurants. It's accessible easily by bus.

Thank larson45

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