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Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-379 0606
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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.
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Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-379 0606
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint town with lots of restaurants, cafe's and art galleries. Not a far taxi ride from Queen Street in town. Lovely homes with lots of flowers around the cottages. It you don't have time to spend, don't rush to go. We had a free day...More

Thank louisem98
Reviewed 1 week ago

I particularly liked 'Colony' the Manuka Honey shop in the main street. Great candy and product range.

Thank Kerry K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited one of Auckland's oldest suburbs and one of the most affluent suburbs called Parnell during a city tour with Auckland Scenic Tours. Parnell is a lovely hilly, tree lined street with views to the Port, Waitematā Harbour, Rangitoto Island and the Auckland Domain....More

Thank tommomelbourne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited during the start of the summer and the weather was amazing which meant we could sit out on the deck chairs in the Main Street. We stopped for lunch and watched the world go by, it's a lovely little place.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was driven around in a car and shown the Parnell area, the houses are beautiful and most have been restored - typical wooden New Zealand houses. Now quite a high end residential area of Auckland

Thank NigelStn
Reviewed 9 November 2017

To see Parnell at it's best, go on foot. Start at the roundabout by the Olympic Pool in Newmarket and walk north along Parnell Rd, admiring the interior design shops and quirky little stores or cafes until you get to the old Blind Institute, the...More

1  Thank Jackie A
Reviewed 8 November 2017

There are a few arts places to go to around here , mostly on the main rd, and the French markets on sat and sunday are also very good. Parnell has lost its a way a bit over the years and is a bit of...More

1  Thank Sean H
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We spent some time in this charming area just window shopping, but if one is looking for gifts, or for something special, this is an excellent place to start. I especially enjoyed the paper store and the Jade store. We had a delightful lunch in...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Parnell is a cute village with some great food places and lovely buildings. Visited as part of a tour.

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 29 October 2017

To see authentic Auckland we walked from Queens street to Parnell. This is a 30 minutes walk one way, the last bit is hard uphill. Parnell street makes a lovely walk, nice trendy shops, plenty of little restaurants, for a coffee, or a relaxed lunch...More

Thank Robert Jan V
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