Category: Eat & Drink

Faraday Street Festival is back!

Get excited as Parnell is getting it’s own Street Festival! It’s back on the agenda after being so rudely disrupted by the lockdown. Yep, The Faraday Street Festival is a pop-up event you need on your to-do list, stat. If free admission isn’t enough to …

Rumi a hidden Parnell delight

Not only is Rumi the only Persian restaurant in Parnell, it is the only Persian restaurant in New Zealand! Lincoln Tan, the NZ Herald’s ethnic affairs reporter and dedicated foodie recently visited and introduces us to the world of hidden delights that is Rumi. It …

La Cigale voted best weekend Market in Auckland!

Congratulations La Cigale, the results are in and it’s official! As recently published by Denizen, the results for their inaugural Everyday Heroes saw thousands of votes cast in support of local businesses, with the aim of shining a light on the people and places whose …

Cibo kicks off the festive season with a delicious new Christmas menu

Planning your Christmas booking? You need not look any further than award-winning Parnell restaurant Cibo. Cibo has served its elegant, seasonal fare to us all for over 20 years, and this coming Christmas is no different. For group bookings, the menu is available as a …

Unmissable Krug Champagne and Pasture food event

This November, award-winning Parnell restaurant Pasture is to be the scene of a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Held in collaboration with Krug Champagne, the evening is a celebration of the fact that renowned chef and Pasture owner Ed Verner has just been announced as New Zealand’s …

From world-class degustations to ground-breaking bars

Parnell has become quite the culinary destination in recent years. From some of the best brunch in town to world-class degustations and ground-breaking bars. Below is a list Denizen recently published letting us in on their favourite places to wine and dine in Parnell.  Like …

Iconic Auckland Eats in Parnell

Launched by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED), Iconic Auckland Eats aims to support the hospitality industry and showcase Auckland’s diverse food story. Iconic Auckland Eats is 100 Iconic Auckland Eats and 100 Auckland food stories. All eats are awarded by Aucklanders and can …

Top spots in Parnell to long lunch

As we get closer to the end of the year, work meetings are shifting from planning over cups of coffee at a local café to celebrating grand achievements with flutes of champagne at Auckland’s finest restaurants. The season of long lunches is upon us and …

Best Korean restaurants in town

Two of Parnell’s favourite restaurants Simon & Lee and Han have recently been named amongst the best Korean eateries in Auckland by Denizen. All-day eatery Simon & Lee offers modern Korean food at its most creative. with a menu that showcases classic Korean ingredients and …

Parnell Hospo Heros Named

The much anticipated wait to see the full list of Denizen’s Hospo Heros has been released.  With a number of Parnell restaurants featuring.  Pasture won ‘Best Celebration Restaurant’ and chef and owner Ed Verner received an Honourable Mention in the ‘Most Innovative Chef’ category.  Cibo …

Support Local Hospitality, Parnell level 3

Being back in Level 3 hopefully only for a short time, means that our favourite Parnell hospitality offerings are doing what they can to keep feeding us in Lockdown! HAN As well as offering online order and delivery to your door, Han have put together …

Blue Elephant Thai Parnell Award Winners

Congratulations Blue Elephant Thai on being a Travelers’ Choice 2020 Winner! Each year, Tripadvisor combs through reviews, ratings, and ‘saves’ from travelers everywhere and use that info to award the very best. Parnell’s very own Blue Elephant Thai is part of an exclusive group of …