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Woodpecker Hill

196 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-309 5055
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (35 reviews)
“bok choy” (25 reviews)
“crispy eggplant” (15 reviews)
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Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
196 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A "prestigious parnell" establishment that thinks they are more important than their customers who ultimately pay their wages. Had drinks with a few friends at 5pm at this lovely parnell bar - me and my prosessional colleagues. At 8pm they said we cant serve you...More

Thank 908don
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend the prawn dumplings, bok cho and duck dishes. Our waiter was very good. A very enjoyable evening,the surroundings making you feel that you are overseas.

Thank travelfurtherafield
Reviewed 1 week ago

Woodpecker Hill would be on our A list any where in the world. Great ambience, great food and awesome staff. Highly recommended and one of our favourites.

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding service & delicious food. This place has a wonderful feel and vibe, worth a visit for sure! Staff were super helpful and engaged with us as customers.

Thank TeamT007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have dined at Woodpecker Hill a few times previously. Food was just pretty standard Asian fusion food, nothing special. In June I organized a birthday dinner there because a few other more preferred restaurants are booked. Made the booking then spoke to their restaurant...More

Thank Cyn W
WoodpeckerHill, General Manager at Woodpecker Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Cyn W Our version of events differs significantly to what you have written here. As advised by our bookings manager, then our restaurant manager and then one of our owners we were unable to extend your booking beyond 8pm at short notice as we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found both the food and service to be outstanding at Woodpecker Hill. The communication when making our booking was handled promptly and efficiently. We arranged to drop off a birthday cake prior and I felt this was well received, which was greatly appreciated. Our...More

Thank Tracy_London11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner was terrific on the night of 25 June. My wife and I plus three children aged 9-12 ordered a variety of shared dishes, including kingfish (a sashimi salad), smoked brisket with mustard sauce, soft crab (just divine), bok choy, crispy chicken salad, shu mai...More

Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing dinner last night, thank you so much! Our waitress was lovely and just the right amount of attentive. The food we could not fault a single dish. Really delicious. And what a treat having happy birthday sung by several of the...More

Thank Grace T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of dining at Woodpecker hill for lunch last week, I had booked a table for 5 for my mother’s birthday. This is the 3rd time I have been to Woodpecker hill and every single time I am impressed. The food, drinks...More

Thank Cassandrajane91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start on this below average experience. For food review, scroll to midway. Woodpecker was fully booked out, so I waited at the bar until my other party arrived and they said they would prepare a table in the meantime. They then forgot I...More

Thank Lyngurium
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 196 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-309 5055
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