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The Paddington

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Bar, Pizza, Pub, American, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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117 St Georges Road | Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-366 3036
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 08:30 - 00:00
Fri 08:30 - 02:00
Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We went on a Tuesday and it was quiz night. We got great service on arrival but as the night went on it did dwindle down as they got more people in for the quiz night. There was some confusion with our table about having a tab or not and we were left not served for a bit with assume... More 

Helpful?
Thank BobbiHarris
Frenzigroup, General Manager at The Paddington, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review. We're glad that you had a good night and enjoyed the food. Apologies that the consistency of the service wasn't quite there - Tuesday nights can get pretty busy with the quiz night so we appreciate your patience! We'll look forward to seeing you again Cheers The Team at The Paddington More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Good easy place . Nothing fancy, food is alright although parking can be painful sometimes around the area.

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Thank Claudia V
Frenzigroup, General Manager at The Paddington, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Claudia. Sorry that the parking has given you grief on occasion but we're glad that you enjoy your visits in general Kind regards General Manager More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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110 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I've been here the odd few times and have never been that impressed. The only positive I find when I go here is how lovely the staff are. The service is extremelyyyyyy slow 🐨 and it will take you at least 20 minutes or more to get your meal (even if it is just bread and dips). The interior of... More 

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Thank Monique P
Frenzigroup, General Manager at The Paddington, responded to this review

Hi Monique, we're sorry to hear that you have been disappointed by the food and service when you've visited, definitely not the kind of experience we aim to offer. Thank you for bringing this to our attention, we have taken your comments on board and hope you will give us another go so that we can show you a much... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We went here after a lovely dinner up the road at Cibo and were thoroughly disappointed. There were about 10 people in the entire bar, the fire was off and the rugby league was on the screen with the sound up full, even for the ads. Lacking any atmosphere. Disappointing.

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Thank LibbyLibstar
Frenzigroup, General Manager at The Paddington, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you were disappointed Libby. We are a sports bar so make an effort to screen as many sports as possible live and loud. Usually the atmosphere reflects this and we are generally a busy and lively bar especially when sports games are playing. We are sorry that this was not the case on the night you visited.... More 

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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I might be biased because this is my local but it is this way because of the friendly staff and good atmosphere. The food is very nice and reasonably priced with different deals everyday. They have a good selection of drinks and the guiness is the best I've tried in Auckland. Nothing is too much trouble and the management/ owners... More 

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Thank Kayleigh T
Frenzigroup, General Manager at The Paddington, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review Kayleigh, it's always great to hear from one of our locals and we're thrilled that you have such good things to say about us. Cheers and look forward to seeing you next time you're in! More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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221 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

There were 6 of us dining, we had booked ahead just in case. When we arrived there was almost nobody else in there. The bar has a nice large TV and several others dotted around for those who like to watch sports. We all chose the roasts, tonight's choice was beef or lamb. Between our group we had the dishes... More 

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Thank Keith E
Auckland, New Zealand
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We popped in to grab a bite to eat and decided to partake in the 2-4-1 pizza special. Unfortunately, even with this offer, the pizzas were definitely not worth it. We paid $24 for two pizzas, or more accurately, for two pizza bases and enough toppings for a half pizza in total. Flavours were pretty plain. We're not fancy people,... More 

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Thank wateveritwas
Frenzigroup, General Manager at The Paddington, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your feedback and please accept our apologies that your pizzas were so underwhelming. I've passed your comments on to the chef and hope that you'll give us another go one day so that we can show you what a real Paddington experience is all about Kind regards General Manager More 

Toronto, Canada
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Recommended for the burger. - comes with bacon, cheese, BBQ sauce etc - but fries only mediocre. Excellent range of beers on tap. Friendly service.

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Thank Freqflye
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Tried one of their inhouse promos for a platter and drinks. was not disapointed with the variety and size of the platter. Some items could have been a bit warmer but the flavours were great, especially the ribs. recommend

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Thank greg s
Auckland, New Zealand
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165 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

If you are looking for a good spot with easy parking for lunch in the weekend give the Paddington a go. We have been here for lunch a couple of times using the daily deal vouchers. Parking was convenient but this would not necessarily be the case during the week (Mon-Fri) because the restaurant/pub is situated in a business district.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 22
Cuisine
Bar, Pizza, Pub, American, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 00:00
Thursday
08:30 - 00:00
Friday
08:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 St Georges Road | Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-366 3036
Description
Tucked away in Parnell, The Paddington is the ideal place to unwind with a beer after work, catch up on the latest sports game or enjoy dinner before heading to a show at Vector Arena. The generous bar features a range of beers sold on tap and by the bottle as well as a comprehensive wine list showcasing an excellent selection of wine from around the New Zealand and Australia. Our superb pub style dining menu offers everything from light meals and snacks to pizzas, platters and heartier fare. For sports fans, The Paddington is the place to be with sports events screened live on one of our 7 television screens. Great food, drink and atmosphere The Paddington is a pub that offers the whole package.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?