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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Farmers Market
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“Simply the best Sat/Sun morning market in the North Island by far. Great food and coffee too.”
  • 51 locals recommend
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“Cute, bustling cafe on the edge of the Parnell Rose Gardens. Now open for dinner too”
  • 22 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Chocolate lovers must visit this place! decadent hot chocolate and coffee also nice.”
  • 13 locals recommend
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“Very popular for amazing brunches and equally for those with a big sweet craving. Be prepared to queue on weekends.”
  • 8 locals recommend
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“Great food selection and interesting decor - check out the fake flower wall out the back.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Our modern local. The perfect place to pop in for a quick drink or linger over a long weekend lunch with the family.”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“Healthy yoghurt bowls and coffee in a funky atmosphere, just a short walk across Orakei Basin. Dogs welcome!”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Only a few minutes walk away. Good coffee and delicious range of food for brunch or lunch”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“It's practically outside the gate! Go up the steps/Whaiti Lane and you're there. Good food and coffee.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Great Café to have breakfast as well! They only open during the day, so check their opening hours :)”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Nice friendly staff and lots of sun exposure during clear days. Food is acceptable, though nothing special. It is quite near the park and can go there after having a cup of coffee. Nice coffee shop.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
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“This is a great local café where you can enjoy good coffee and lovely food whilst gazing out the big windows onto the hustle and bustle of Parnell. The deep fried calamari, although not a breakfast item, is still one of my favourite dishes. (Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch dishes $15-$25)”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Crafting clean, sweet, seasonal espresso blends and filter coffees to passionately prepare for you. A labyrinth of flavour in the cup .”
  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 3 locals recommend