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149 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-309 3878
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (52 reviews)
“garlic bread” (25 reviews)
“lamb shank” (14 reviews)
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
149 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

Don't be fooled by the minimalist exterior, 'The Parnell' offers some of the best food and service I've had since arriving in New Zealand and easily beats more expensive places in the neighbourhood. The courtesy and wit of Brian and Shiva are matched only by...More

Date of visit: October 2014
2  Thank samoajack
Reviewed 4 November 2014

The highlight of our night at the Parnell was a 9 hour slow cooked lamb shoulder to share, a real treat. They even packed up e leftover lamb for us to take away. It would have been enough for 3 or 4 people. We also...More

Date of visit: October 2014
1  Thank LandC5553
Reviewed 25 October 2014

We heard about this place through a friend of mine who has eaten there on a number of occasions. We were not disappointed. We dined there with a group of friends and overall the food was amazing, not to mention that the BYO wine option...More

Date of visit: October 2014
3  Thank 189mels
Reviewed 23 October 2014

How wonderful to dine with a friend at "The Parnell" restaurant!! The owners used to own a wonderful restaurant in Mission Bay then they vanished!! Well here they are back again, better than ever. They still do their famous $20 lunch which even includes a...More

Date of visit: October 2014
3  Thank pinkymills
Reviewed 2 October 2014

Whilst in Auckland visiting family we stumbled across this classy restaurant on Parnell Rd and decided to try it as the $20 lunch special caught our eye. We actually dined at The Parnell twice for lunch during our stay in Auckland. We were told they...More

Date of visit: September 2014
2  Thank What_A_Stayte
Reviewed 17 September 2014

First time visit yesterday night Food is just Gorgeously amazing! Perfect portion, great decoration and tasty! MUST try their dessert especially Toffee pudding, it is heavenly good! Decoration of restaurant is simple yet classy. And to top that, they have the best decorated and most...More

Date of visit: September 2014
2  Thank Ckdias
Reviewed 7 September 2014

We ate here last night, and I cannot fault the food and service, everything was just perfect. Thank you all very much for an enjoyable end to our evening.

Date of visit: September 2014
2  Thank Maura F
Reviewed 31 August 2014

We visited the Parnell not long after it gad opened to celebrate a family birthday. The welcome was very friendly and made us all feel at home. The weather was not nice outside and the room was warm . Drinks service was very prompt and...More

Date of visit: July 2014
2  Thank Robert D
Reviewed 21 August 2014

My new favourite restaurant! Just go! You won't regret it. The service is always fantastic, they always go the extra mile to please, and remember customers and their preferences. And the food......YUM! My husband loves the horrible stuff like livers and lambs brains and swears...More

Date of visit: August 2014
3  Thank 0000000Adele
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Went to The Parnell which has only been open a month and took the family along. Were up from the South Island visiting. Had a lovely time in Parnell. Eventually we ended up at The Parnell, which is half way down the main road. They...More

Date of visit: August 2014
1  Thank James2510
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 149 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-309 3878
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