Category: Central Auckland

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Shefco Cedar Bakery

I’ve recently become obsessed with the street ‘cut from a sheet metal plate’.  As I’ve discovered, Dominion Road is home to some of Auckland’s best, and most affordable, ethnic restaurants, and then some. The Roskill South end of Dominion hails to the subcontinent whilst its middle is serving up dumplings...

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Grand Harbour Chinese Restaurant

A group of girlfriends and I decided to test the Cheap Eats theory on one of our favourite eating establishments in Auckland and we were thrilled to find ourselves full for $20 each. Grand Harbour is possibly the best known Yum Char in Auckland. There are constantly long queues during...

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Pho Saigon

It was a happy day when I heard that the Lam family had gone back to their Vietnamese roots with the latest addition to their restaurant family Pho Saigon. I was first introduced to that wonderful fusion food – the Vietnamese Sandwich (Banh) – when they opened Banh Mi Bale...

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Haru no Yume

Up until now I have happily handed over the opportunity to review Japanese restaurants to colleague Alexia, but that has now changed after our excellent Monday night special dinner at Haru no Yume. We had seen the notice for the Monday special in the window of the restaurant and decided...

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Mamak Malaysian Restaurant

For those unfamiliar with the term, Mamak refers to the Tamil-Muslims of Malaysia who own and operate often twenty-four hour street stalls. Mamak itself is a small place situated towards the back of the Chancery, with room for seating inside and out. Attention to décor is evident and there are gas-heaters and awnings to...

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Satya – Mt Eden

Satya is hardly a well-kept secret. Most of you who are interested in good food will be aware of its existence. But since a fourth restaurant in the chain has just opened in Mt Eden we thought we should check it out just in case there is anyone who doesn’t...

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