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“Expected a great art selection.. But was disappointed”
Review of Parnell

Parnell
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Owner description: Saved from demolition by the efforts of one individual, this restored historic village has specialty and antique shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants and is a trendy nightspot.
Reviewed November 23, 2012 via mobile

I knew Parnell had quite a few art galleries/stores so I made a day of it and visited them all with the hope of purchasing. I was very underwhelmed. The selection was average, a lot of old school type art, unhelpful staff (with the odd exception). Won't walk the hill again for art.. A couple of restaurants are worth the visit though (o Calcutta and NSP).

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Reviewed November 13, 2012

t's a great place for souvenir shopping. Precisely the elephant house. It's a little more expensive but also more authentic.The same goes for the woolly for you store.

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Reviewed November 8, 2012

With new shops and developments going on, Parnell is becoming its own unique hub, drop in for a coffee or lunch at the many cafes and restaurants available to you. Doing a little shopping at the many boutiques from clothing, homewares, and Jewellery. What ever you choose there's something for everyone.

1  Thank Dylan C
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

Parnell has lost its charm. Shops are too expensive and most offer poor service.
Some stores are past use by date, I was shocked at how bad the area looks now, paint, steam clean, needs re marketing, parking poor, but bus service good now. Tourists should not bother until it is re done.

1  Thank Will M
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

nearest to authentic indian we have found in NZ, fab service nothing too much trouble,especially if you have food allergies like my son

1  Thank Ali-Henrik
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