Category: Central Auckland

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Petra Shawarma

A delicious new find for you in Kingsland!  The charming husband and wife team of “Mo” and Dalal opened their simple restaurant/takeaway Petra Shawarma in the heart of the Kingsland shops and pubs just six weeks ago. Although they are Muslim the food is also described as Kashrut Food, which I understand...

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Zap Pt Chev

It’s been one of those insanely busy weeks where the only option was to grab takeout to review, so in between appointments I dropped in at the lovely Zap in Pt Chev. We are huge fans of the Zap chain and have been meaning to frequent this latest branch. I was sad...

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Il Buco

Il Buco has been a much-awarded cheapeats restaurant for many years. How it has eluded our reviews until now is a mystery! The team at Il Buco makes traditional thin-crust pizza and sells it by the slice ($6). The pizza is partially cooked, and you can choose to either have...

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Ah Ssak

The sloping beginnings of Queen Street is a treasure-trove of cheap and cheerful eateries. If you’re ever in the city late at night, the restaurants that form this distinct block of ethnic cuisines should be your first port of call. Last Saturday I had dinner at Ah Ssak, one of the...

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Velvet Burger

Sometimes what a person really, really wants is a really, really good burger. Not from a chain outlet but from a specialist maker.I asked our colleague May-Lee Wong for her recommendation, and she said to head to Fort Street to Velvet Burger.Fort Street is going through a transformation both business-wise...

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Sri Pinang Restaurant

It certainly pays to book in advance when it comes to Sri Pinang. Lynn and I took a chance on Sunday and turned up, only to meet the cruel, metallic face of its closed roller door. We took no such chance the second time around and neither should you when...

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