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Bistro 222 - CLOSED

222 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-361 3222
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 Sep 2014
“The best chicken in town.”
2 Jul 2013
“Possibly the best restaurant in Auckland.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
222 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

Wow, what an amazing restaurant Michael Van De Elsen has set up in Ponsonby. Beautiful tender tasty chicken. You can get chicken a number of different ways, with the crunchy roast potatoes is great. The coleslaw is brilliant too, all with a healthy angle which...More

Thank rt_zooper
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Absolutely beautiful food, the best steak I've had in New Zealand, cooked exactly as requested. Even the chips are lovely, quite big and not your usual type. Very friendly staff. Willing to adapt from the menu for more specific requests if they can at all....More

Thank Crazyladyee
Reviewed 15 December 2012

Wow Awesome food, abit noisy but a table of about 20 woman on their work so that explains that :) really gorgeous food, really gorgeous food !!!

Thank beansupreme
Reviewed 27 October 2012

I recently had family visiting Auckland and they wanted to try Indian – so I took them to Ponsonby we couldnt find any Indian resturants. We stumbled over this Bistro and they had never had Tapa’s before So I talked them into trying. We were...More

Thank LeeroyBNZ
Reviewed 6 July 2012

My husband and I took our daughters to this bistro for a family meal. The waiter was friendly and the service was good. The food was delicious and there was plenty of it. We will definitely recommend this bistro.

Thank togger
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Sit outside & people watch. The staff could not be more helpful. Great food, sat outside under the heaters & peopled watched on Ponsonby Road. Really nice.

Thank jaffajames
Reviewed 15 April 2012

I recently held a large birthday dinner at Bistro 222 for 50 people and hired the restaurant and bar for the evening. Everything was professionally managed from start to finish - I was thrilled! The owner and staff couldn't have been more helpful and professional....More

1  Thank FranBoNZ
Reviewed 10 April 2012

Beautiful food in lovely surroundings.Our Waitress was very friendly and efficient.Great heated area outside.

Thank Lankytwang
Reviewed 10 March 2012

Ponsonby Road has suffered a bit lately with all the hype around the Viaduct Basin associated with the Rugby World Cup and the new developments around Britomart precinct, but it's always worth a visit. We went here for a late Sunday lunch and enjoyed the...More

Thank PatchNZ
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Our second favourite resto in Ponsonby. Very good French food, with good service, and friendly staff. A big pricey for everday, but worth it for a good night out. Almost as good as Prego, but lacks the menu variety and buzz. However, usually little or...More

Thank commodoredavem
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-361 3222
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