Category: Eat & Drink

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 …

Parnell’s Han Restaurant – One of the best vegetarian restaurants in Auckland

In a group of friends, there’s usually at least one person that is vegetarian. But whether it’s due to health reasons, moral obligations or just a matter of personal preference, somebody’s choice to be vegetarian should not mean that they miss out on what Auckland’s …

New cocktail bar ‘Boxer’ to open in Parnell!

The team behind Pasture in Parnell are very excited to reveal their new concept today @boxer_akl, which will be a new chef run cocktail bar. Four years ago Pasture chef Ed Verner began simply by infusing spirits with scraps. From there he got hooked and into …

Non Solo Pizza unveils a brand new look

Everyone’s favourite Parnell Italian institution has been running smoothly for 24 years, and now Non Solo Pizza has been brought stylishly into the 2020s with a spiffy new look and delectable updated menu. Denizen visited recently and found the interior transformed (by Paul Izzard and …

A Parnell favourite takes things in a new direction

Five years after it first opened its doors Parnell’s well loved and iconic Woodpecker Hill has had a bold interior change and is taking things in a new direction. Lockdown provided the spark to give Woodpecker Hill a makeover. The Golden Nest at Woodpecker Hill, …

Welcome Little Rosie

From the owners of the esteemed Rosie in Parnell comes new neighbourhood dining venture, Little Rosie. This trendy eatery has been in the works for over six months. With the COVID-19 pandemic delaying the opening, husband and wife team Mike and Amy de Vries are …

Cibo is embracing the future with a family friendly Sunday funday

With its untrammelled reputation for exemplary service and satisfying stylish surroundings, Parnell restaurant Cibo has long been a favourite for business types closing deals, dates out to impress and wedding parties celebrating their big day but now the team is dialling things down a notch by offering …

Hands up for Parnell Hospitality

Many of Auckland’s best hospitality offerings found in Parnell are excited to be back in action for Level 2! Below are a few of our Parnell favourites who have adjusted their approach to suit these ever-changing times. *Please refer directly to their websites for specific …

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What’s next for Pasture?

Cuisine Magazine recently featured a piece about Parnell’s Pasture restaurant and owner Ed’s new bar adventure, Mr Roboto.  This exciting new Cocktail Bar run by chefs is due to open in the next few months.  The bar fronting onto Parnell Road will also provide sole …