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Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-360 9301
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“franklin road” (10 reviews)
“cool shops” (7 reviews)
Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-360 9301
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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Christmas in NZ with daughter and family. "You gotta see the lights in Franklin Road." Such throngs of people, and musicians, and excitement. Various types of Christmas lights, and trees full of flickering lasers. Glad we came.

Thank Barrie L
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Ponsonby is a great place to shop, whether that be groceries or gourmet goodies. There's clothes shops of all kinds and it seems to breed wine bars, cafes and restaurants in equal measure. Leave the car and walk the streets off the main roads -...More

Thank Helen O
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome light display , lots to see and do . Mary's cafe is awesome . Highly recommend the Christmas lights , the best I've seen

Thank blossom11
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Lots of restaurants, galleries and smaller shops in this quite upmarket area of Auckland. Buses do run down the Main Street but there is limited parking in the side streets etc.

Thank Tangojen63
Reviewed 8 December 2016

It's a great part of Auckland, a lot of variety of food and shops. Most of the food options are very good, some high end and eclectic shopping. Beautiful park. Fun people - a definite must see part of Auckland.

Thank Jolche
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Enjoyed shopping this Quaint, tree lined street up the hill with my hubby and 26 year old daughter. Great place to meander for a few hours or a day. Cool shops, boutiques, (LuLu is there), great restaurants, and art.

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I took the bus from the CBD. A nice shopping area to meander around. Bought a bunch of very fresh stocks at a florist who once lived in New Plymouth.

Thank vomo2i
Reviewed 27 November 2016

If you visit Auckland you must spend at least one night walking the Ponsonby strip, It is a long strip to be fair and the rang and choices on the strip are many. From bars cafes restaurants and everything in between big small loud and...More

1  Thank Tigger71
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We stayed at an Airbnb on Rawene road. Great neighborhood. Easy to access from the highway and amazing views from the harbor.

Thank WorldlyTraveler56
Reviewed 22 November 2016

If you're looking for somewhere to eat in Auckland, definitely swing by Ponsonby - you're sure to find something to match your taste - pub, bar, up-market restaurant,plenty of choice. Personal favourite - Mekong Baby

Thank Katerina E
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Julie R
8 May 2017|
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Response from Brenton K | Reviewed this property |
Get the bus , you can go directly to it , check the bus web site.
5 January 2015|
Response from Paul J |
Try Dizengof in Ponsonby road (think that is correct spelling). Very good selection, be prepared for it to be busy but have a look upstairs as it often has available seating. Delicious food, reasonable prices.