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Conch Kitchen & Bar

€€ - €€€Latin, Spanish,
115A Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-360 1999
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (5 reviews)
“arepas” (4 reviews)
“tacos” (8 reviews)
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Latin, Spanish, New Zealand, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
115A Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the restaurant/bar warm and cosy. The staff were welcoming and knowledgable about the food which was well presented and very tasty. The flavours and dishes from South America made for an interesting dining experienceThe portions were not large but sufficient. There was a...More

Thank 120Petunia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat out the back with a couple of friends for dinner, nice lighting and nice atmosphere. Cornbread was a little dull, but the filling was extremely delicious. Waiter was great! Would go again

Thank Larissa S
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We love coming here for the very good food, which includes wood fired pizza, the great team and outside under cover dining area out the back in booths. They also sell vinyls and CDs. Superb record decks. Also outside seating on the pavement for evening...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Second thoughts after entering with the family including 9 month old. Unfortunately no high chair but is is kind of a bar, until you walk through to the back. Past the big wood pizza oven to the quiet, not really luxurious dining area. The staff...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This has been the hang out of choice for hipsters for years, it remains forever eclectically groovy and is full of artists and liberals. It’s like stepping into Portland. The food is fresh and all of the frees, gluten, processed, over priced, trans fats, sugars...More

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Loved the food!!! Modern tacos and an argentine corn bread version was beautiful and unique. Super special was the atmosphere and service. Walk through a cozy inside space and bar, past glassed in kitchen areas, to a nicely heated back patio. In addition to quick...More

Thank Saska2nian
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had lunch here on Saturday afternoon. It was a little difficult to spot from the footpath - almost went straight past. The interior decor is quaint but spacious and comfortable. Our waiter was so helpful and attentive providing us with excellent advice on the...More

Thank kiwispirit99
Reviewed 11 July 2017

What an amazing little place, virtually hidden, in the bustling Ponsonby strip. I've been a few times now, mostly for drinks in the evening and finally to taste the food from the menu. Staff are all very friendly and efficient, pointing you to a free...More

Thank DavidF24828
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We've had breakfast at this fab little establishment several times now and it is definitely worth it to go back. Delicious breakfast and wonderful coffee. Highly recommended. Just one small thing, we sat near the pizza oven and were downwind which got a bit smokey....More

Thank Wousje
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We came in on a Tuesday night to an exceptionally warm welcome. Although it was relevantly quiet the decor and music still created a welcoming relaxed atmosphere! I was going to order a basic pizza, instead I chose the arepas (essentially a corn bread sandwich)....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115A Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-360 1999
  • E-mail
The Conch Kitchen & Bar features wood-fired dishes with a South American flavour. The updated menu can be viewed online.The restaurant is now fully licensed with a drinks list including craft beers and organic wines.
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