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Woodpecker Hill

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196 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-309 5055
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (28 reviews)
“bok choy” (22 reviews)
“crispy eggplant” (11 reviews)
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Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
196 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love the food at Woodpecker Hill. Best starters for me are the eggplant and the wild mushroom dumplings. The mains are also very tasty but do tend to be fairly spicy hot. Great for me but I can see how it would put others...More

Thank David-A-Frazer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Completely delicious food...the meat is incredible. We beef brisket and beef short rib....soooo good. Great asian flavours complementing the dishes. Great service, great wine list...can't recommend this place highly enough (unless you don't eat meat)

Thank tiddlesmango
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch! The half duck was terrific! A great mix of Southeast Asian spices and American BBQ. The BBQ sampler looked great. Nice cocktail list and a pleasant staff.

Thank Nomansisanisland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spur of the moment to dine with friends in a nice spot was well rewarded by excellent service with outstanding food & beverage menu. We had a great outing.

Thank Wanake
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very cozy and well presented bar and restaurant area/s. Excellent menu and the food made us feel as if we never over ate. A very friendly vibe given we had 2 young children with us. The food was very tasty and prompt service for...More

Thank Boa A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the most sublime food at woodpecker hill. The chefs menu was fabulous and the eggplant was absolutely amazing. Complements to the kitchen! Service was understated but good. However, at the end of the meal, when we adjourned to the bar for a nightcap,...More

Thank KarijnM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, stunning food expertly prepared and beautifully presented. We cannot wait to return and try other dishes. The decor was great, service spot on ... Everything was perfect.

Thank OriginalCoffeeQueen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our outing for Dinner at Woodpecker Hill was a great way to round off our stay in Auckland. Great vibe, tasteful decor and lovely fitout , tall and airy space helped to reduce the noise levels despite it being a full house for dinner. Asian...More

Thank linus_110048
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Had a delicious meal here on Saturday night, which you need to make a booking for as it is very popular!! We got a table up the front of the restaurant by an opening window which was perfect as it was such a beautiful evening!...More

Thank brewsterfour
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Meal was a great way to round off our NZ trip. Great vibe and tasteful decor, tall and airy space helped to reduce the noise levels despite it being a full house for dinner. Asian fusion was a surprise and boy did we enjoy our...More

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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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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