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Verve Cafe

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311 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-379 2860
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little restaurant/cafe with outside seating but sheltered so very pleasant location, especially as it rained half way through. Good food, varied menu and good service. We stopped for lunch during our Hop on Hop Off tour of Auckland.

Thank Jacqueline S
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I frequent this place a lot. It is in a lovely little area called Parnell in Auckland. It isn't showy it just has excellent food and coffee. You can order half portions which is just the best as i they are still a very good portion sizes for $10! The coffee is also great and under $4. The service is... More 

Thank Mia S
West Sussex
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296 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Parnell Village is atmospheric and well worth a visit. This cafe has an excellent menu serving very large portions of food. There is a good outdoor terrace and the staff are friendly and efficient. There is free wifi.

Thank CarolWestSussex
Mangawhai, New Zealand
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A nice place for a relatively cheap breakfast. Service was fast and efficient. Asked several times if everything was ok.

Thank Kiwiannie_11
Auckland, New Zealand
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74 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

What a great find, in the middle of Parnell, parking nearby. Stumbled on this cafe, on a Sunday. Service was top notch, seated within seconds, complimentary jugs of water a few moments later (there was even a doggie-bowl full of water for the pets that accompany their owners) even though the staff were very busy; menu on the ready. We... More 

Thank jacquitohc
Helsinki, Finland
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622 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Verve Cafe is yet another place in Auckland where you can enjoy great coffee in an inviting environment. Good friendly service.

Thank beachstone2c
Melbourne, Australia
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154 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Really lovely little spot in Parnell, and fair sized meals for the price, staff also very lovely, we had the Prawn bruschetta and the corn and courgette fritters, both delightful

Thank Toddys91
Hamilton, New Zealand
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345 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

A very cute café in Parnell very good coffee!!! good menu and cabinet food very nice friendly staff!!! free Wi Fi will be back!!!

Thank Brycee10
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I had scrambled eggs on ciabatta bread with tomato and relish along with hash brown. Enjoyed everything the staff were friendly cheerful & helpful. Location terrific love the white cosy cottage look. But most of the all the staff excellent services!!!!

Thank Myspace101
Nelson, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and tasty meal. Great value and good size portion. Had $10 BLT and fries , partner had pasta rocket and bacon salad, plenty of bacon and rocket. Yummy.

Thank KiwiNZOnTour

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-379 2860

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