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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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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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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Thank Gregory H
Auckland, New Zealand
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

This is my local cafe and I mainly go for breakfast. Great, consistent coffee. For breakfast, they do a good eggs bene Not so family friendly but lovely on a sunny morning

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Thank sally c
Derby, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

There we were on the Hop-on/off Bus tour and decided to get off and walk around Parnell (most attractive area!) and we happened upon Alphabet Bistro. Wow! what a fabulous lunch - from the wall board menu! The SeaFood was delicious and fabulous value for money! Thank you Jeremy, Emma and Lainee for such a super experience - 'cos the... More 

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Thank PeterFleming187048
Wanaka, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Consistently good little cafe. It's been there for a long time & its popular with the locals. Small & casual with both indoor and sheltered outdoor seating. The coffee is very good. In addition to the menu there is always a good selection of counter food. Their muffins are particularly good.

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Thank Sally A
Auckland, New Zealand
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I went for breakfast and it was busy but I got a table. They give excellent service as they brought over the menu and let me have time to look at it. It was hard to decide what to get as all of the items on the menu sounded good. I had the pancakes and they were delicious and looked... More 

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Thank kelly11584
Aberdeen, Mississippi
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Visiting in Parnell, went here based in reviews and happy to say they're quite accurate. Loved the outdoor seating, quick service and very tasty, nicely presented breakfast. You'll enjoy it!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, European, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 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?