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Alphabet Bistro

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193 Parnell Road, 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-307 2223
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Brunch with kids!

Delicious breakfast. Ordered a good cross section of the menu with 7 pax eating. All dishes exceeded expectations. Big breakfast was so large we needed to share out the bacon and sausages. Eggs Benedict was spot on. Really great coffees too! Very nice waitress.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Nicole W
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Delicious breakfast. Ordered a good cross section of the menu with 7 pax eating. All dishes exceeded expectations. Big breakfast was so large we needed to share out the bacon and sausages. Eggs Benedict was spot on. Really great coffees too! Very nice waitress.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I have been to this place about 3 times and the food has never failed to impress me. The out door seating is pleasant and relaxed. Service is prompt and quick very cafe style which makes the whole atmosphere one to enjoy and chilled. Food is really really good. The pancakes i have tried were yum!! The eggs bennie with... More 

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auckland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This place offers efficient service, good portion sizes and fairly generous seating i.e. you aren't listening to the other couple on the next table. i had the low carb breakfast (served all day) The chicken serving was real chicken breast and there was plenty of it. Most other places scrimp using shredded or processed chicken. This was great value. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Visited this cafe last year I was in Parnell on a girls weekend and really enjoyed the food, we were raving about it for days and even went back the next day. I'm not sure if it's changed ownership since then but unfortunately this time round we were a little disappointed with the food, both from the breakfast and lunch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I come here regularly and the service is consistently good. They make a beautiful porridge and coffee in a Cosy café with lots of newspapers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Were staying in Parnell with friends over the weekend and picked Alphabet Bistro at random and wow! what a pleasant surprise! Such a huge variety of food on the menu and the service was very good. We all enjoyed our meal and would definitely come back

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Whenever I'm in Auckland for work I would usually go to my usual (Citron Vert) but it's no longer there. So I accidentally found Alphabet Bistro a few doors up the road. Decided to try it because it looked popular and busy. There was a reason as to why. The ambience was comfortable, inviting, and typical of a bistro. There... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

We eat here often, usually for weekend lunches. It is a nice touch that we are usually greeted as we enter and shown a table. We've noticed that staff nicely engage passersby who are reading the outside menus to make them feel welcome. Tables are cleared very quickly (sometimes a little too quickly when one is still just finishing -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We were in Parnell on a sunny morning, this cafe seemed nice and busy, so we decided to pop in, grab a table in the outdoor area, have some breakfast while watching the world passing by. I must say their peach and banana pancake was the best I have ever had. My partner had the porridge, which was also very... More 

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

My partner and I had a great lunch, beer and smoothy there on a Saturday afternoon, relaxed atmosphere, we had excellent service and the food was very nice and reasonably priced also, highly recommended if your passing through Parnell.

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Address: 193 Parnell Road, 1052, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-307 2223
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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  • Address: 193 Parnell Road, 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region
  • Phone Number: +64 9-307 2223

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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