Category: Central Auckland

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@Bangkok

I find most of the Thai food around Auckland a bit same samey. That is, until we tried @Bangkok in Kingsland. I am in love with their beef salad and can’t wait to get back and re make its acquaintance (and that of its friends). We dropped in for a...

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Cafe Viet

I keep hearing mixed things about Cafe Viet. A lot of people in the food industry are saying it’s great but others saying it’s not quite there yet. Me? Jury’s out. I loved the vibe, the service, the people and the presentation but I can’t say I’m totally sure about...

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Federal Delicatessen

We didn’t know whether to review Federal Delicatessen or not as it’s not strictly a Cheap Eat. Well it is if you go for brunch (everything is under $20), but not for dinner, but it’s new and it’s fun so we thought we’d do it anyway and just talk about...

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Miss Clawdy

We kept hearing good things about the recently-opened Miss Clawdy at North Wharf so we went to check it out. We loved the funky fitout (the lightshades!) the music and the super friendly service and while we were there for a quiet lunch could envisage it as a  venue for...

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Xi’an Food Bar

As part of a frenzy of eating for the Metro Magazine Cheap Eats special we paid a visit to Xi’an Food Bar in the city. We had heard good things. No sense in wasting a paragraph on the décor or ambience as there really was none to speak of –...

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Late Night Diner

After visiting Late Night Diner on Ponsonby Road for supper recently, I have developed a taste for red lights and dimly lit alleyways. Late Night Diner has proven to be an exciting development for Auckland’s after-hours dining scene, where previously the offerings were few and the calibre poor. Stepping into...

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