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Alphabet Bistro

$$ - $$$
Cafe, European, New Zealand
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193 Parnell Road, 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-307 2223
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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232 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here yesterday, we had the risotto and a glass of house sav for $18 and also the sweet corn fritters with bacon, the fritters had a bit of heat to them but were tasty. Lake Challis Chardonnay $9 a glass. We sat outside on the pavement in a small blocked off courtyard. Nice for a quick lunch.

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were shopping and enjoying a stroll along when we happened to come across this bistro. I must admit we chose it because it looked clean and inviting. It's quite unassuming and we were not to sure what to order but we were happily surprised. There were regulars in there which is always a good sign and tourists like ourselves.... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Walked up the Parnell Rise (reasonably steep if you are walking from center city!) and spotted this along Parnell Rd. Really enjoyed the cajun chicken and the ceasar chicken salad (served with a perfectly cooked egg on top). Very nice staff. In the US, this would be considered a neighborhood gem.

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Thank LikeItActive
Hamilton, New Zealand
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238 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

This little café in Parnell is very good!! great menu to choose from!!! good drinks selection and very good coffee food is excellent!!! service is perfect and very friendly and helpful staff!!! will be back

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Thank Brycee10
Auckland, New Zealand
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Have been a couple of times with a friend for a lovely brunch. Food very good and excellent selection.

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Thank sweetpeapb1
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We were strolling down Parnell rd, and randomly selected this cafe for our weekly brunch, we thought any cafe in this area shall be good enough, but we were really disappointed. The salmon and scrambled egg was so plain, there was no flavour apart from the salt. Highly unlikely we will be back again. Pity..

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Thank Qiao Qian W
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

We stopped in Parnell on the hop on hop off bus and had lunch at AlphbetBistro, we had the chicken and mushroom risotto and a ham tomato and onion omelette, both were excellent, the risotto the best I have had and the music in the background was lovely.

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Thank Pam B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2016

My wife and i went for lunch on a sunday, the cafe was busy but the empty tables were cleared quickly. the service was very good and the food very tasty. my wife especially enjoyed her prawn pasta, which had alot of prawns. recommend

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Thank greg s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

We ordered Eggs benedict and cajun chicken. One of the best foods we had in a while here in Auckland..Would recommend to anyone would want to have a great bfast or lunch while here in Auckland..

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Thank Wesley R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Had lunch here. The seafood salad was over the top. Mediterranean open faced sandwich scrumptious. The service was superb.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 Parnell Road, 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region
  • Phone Number: +64 9-307 2223

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?