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Address: Auckland, New Zealand
Activities: Shopping

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We had walked down K street several times going to other areas like Ponsonby. Twice to stop in at the Eagle Bar. K street is kind of on the fringe street with various venues... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

It was sort of run down and grotty without really being edgy. If you are into vintage clothes shops there were a few good looking ones. I was there on an afternoon and I suspect it heats up at night so maybe I am being unfair. Either way, I'm in no hurry to go back.

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Zagreb
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Went through going to other place. Used to be the centre of fringe society but now it's just dirty, run-down, tired and boring. The fringe have obviously migrated to other places? Don't know why one would go there to be honest, wouldn't waste my time going there if not for the fact that we were on our way to the... More 

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Auckland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Went on a Hen's Night party to Encore - a Drag Queen Show - it was great fun. Lots of laughs, photographs, dancing. The meal was buffet, entrees served to table - very tasty. I wasn't expecting anything special but have to say it was very presentable - curry and rice, roast potatoes, salads, a good array of cooked vegetables,... More 

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

We had walked down K street several times going to other areas like Ponsonby. Twice to stop in at the Eagle Bar. K street is kind of on the fringe street with various venues attracting the likes of those who enjoy used clothing, female strippers and gays bars. We did enjoy stopping at the Eagle several nights as it seems... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Once Auckland's premier shopping area it has mostly escaped redevelopment and is all the better for it. Yes it's a bit shabby but that's part of its charm. Along with an eclectic mix of bars, restaurants, music venues, strip clubs and shops. If you're looking for a high-strung, white, upper middle class go to Ponsonby. If you want to hang... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

The title of my review pretty much says it all. The area was dirty, and the establishments not the kind that generate confidence. Better times are to be had elsewhere.

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Takapuna, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Not quite the nicest area of Auckland, but that's the benefit of it. If it's a strip club you're looking for and you happen to be in NZ, this is your place.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

K Road has to be one of the worse places in Auckland, and that is saying a lot. Auckland is pretty bad in general, but K Road has numerous people begging on the streets and those who aren't begging are on drugs. One particularly bad experience I had was when I was waiting for the bus. A man was walking... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I really don't see the reason for including this as one of Auckland's "attractions". It's just a very ordinary road with various small shops (including lots of second-hand clothes shops), plus cafes/takeaways and bars. Overall it looks quite shabby and run-down.

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Auckland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

While the bars change their name and management every other month (so it seems) the scene is perpetually "the same"... under 25's drinking too much and females not wearing enough. If you're over 25, better place are had at Brittomart and Viaduct.

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