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Address: Auckland, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09 360 9301
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Activities: Dining, Shopping
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Good spot for a varied selection of international cuisine restaurants for a great meal. Lovely old historic buildings and lovely old cottages. I would recommend a visit here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
Chris101111
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to go for some window shopping and a wander. They have lots of really funky shops that are often quite expensive. If you are going for food I would highly suggest going to Ponsonby Central because they have loads of good food there.

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Brisbane, Australia
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I hadn't been back to ponsonby for 40yrs. It has been transformed from slum where the local pub was called the glue pot to an ultra trendy shopping destination. The process of gentrification has anhilitated the suburbs old soul. If you are a beautiful person after expensive coffee and gluten free cakes then you'll feel at home in ponsonby. If... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Good spot for a varied selection of international cuisine restaurants for a great meal. Lovely old historic buildings and lovely old cottages. I would recommend a visit here.

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Calgary, Canada
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Hey, if you like discovering the older parts of town, that have the cool old houses, cottages, and neighborhood buildings, then this spot near downtown is a must for you! I happen to love old houses, and the historical cottages of New Zealand are a bit of a departure from those in the States, but still nonetheless, most worthy of... More 

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Munich, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

...with all the little shops and food places. Plenty of things to do. Enjoy Auckland at its best and be sure you've visit the whole street (somewhere in the "middle" it feels like it was over with the unique atmosphere, but that's not true...).

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Situated in bustling Ponsonby Rd this is an attractive development comprising many different eating houses and bars. Especially good if you can't decide what you feel like eating. Go for a little wander around till something takes your fancy-traditional coffee type houses, Thai, Japanese, Italian pizzas, Sth American and an icecream parlour serving "icecream sandwiches" to name a few. Limited... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Should you be traveling to NZ, staying downtown, Ponsonby is so easy to reach in 10 minutes or so on the Metro links bus's. It's upscale, eclectic, with many quaint eateries, shops galore. A great Inner city "burb", and highlighted for me by a memorable stop by the "Blue Breeze Inn". It's deservedly the soul and character of this place.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

It was nice to get out of the Auckland CBD (lovely as it is) and into a neighborhood. Posonby was easy to reach; I just hopped on the green "inner link" bus (which runs bidirectionally every 10 min. or so) and was into Posbony quickly for only $2. Spend an afternoon here! Ponsonby Road is full of neat little stores... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We found Ponsonby to be a nice venue for all of our Dining and shopping needs. We enjoyed walking down both sides of the Road and even found some very great deals in the stores. We did eat at two restaurants which are reviewed in their names. Nice area. The nightclubs on the other hand are way too stuck up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Ponsonby is a mixture of old and new. Lots of nice little eating places and shops that are different and interesting. We had an Italian Meal here very reasonably priced and yummy. It can be a long walk along the Streets but plenty of Coffee Shops to stop and have a break. Well worth a visit

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