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Szimpla Gastro Bar

) #1 of 26 Restaurants in Mangere ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , European,
2 Leonard Isitt Drive | Auckland Airport, Mangere 2150, New Zealand
+64 9-215 1220
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (28 reviews)
“sliders” (6 reviews)
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Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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2 Leonard Isitt Drive | Auckland Airport, Mangere 2150, New Zealand
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Reviews (403)
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Staying close and recommended by hotel, foods is amazing, had to make it a 3 course event - all I have to say is wow 👌🏼

Thank justink929
TashB83, Owner at Szimpla Gastro Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hi there - thanks so much for your awesome feedback! See you next time.

Reviewed 15 February 2017

The restaurant is ideally situated near the Ibis hotel near Auckland airport and is decorated in a quirky retro design. We were serve quickly and the food was plentiful and tasty.

Thank WilmaSK10
TashB83, Owner at Szimpla Gastro Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hi Wilma - thanks so much for taking the time to review us. Hopefully we see you again!

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I came in for dinner on Valentine's day with my partner. To Szimplas credit it was extremely busy, but this is no excuse for the service we recieved. Upon arriving we were seated and ordered an entree to share and 2 burgers. I explained very...More

Thank jmbruce91
TashB83, Owner at Szimpla Gastro Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Hi there. Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, apologies that this situation was not brought to my attention on the night as I would have been more than happy to assist in rectifying this for you. I can't make any...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

It was a Friday evening and the place was buzzing. Service was good, quick and friendly. Fish and chips were great. Burger was good but had been allowed to stand for too long wasn't that warm.

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I have been to Szimpla Gastro Bar twice. Once for our work Xmas lunch and once for my daughters birthday dinner. They cater very well for small or large numbers. The decor is is amazing and they have plants everywhere. The staff are friendly and...More

Thank Ajakiwi
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The food selection is quite good, they have some nice beers and the staff were friendly and helpful. The food was tasty, well presented and timely. We certainly recommend it.

Thank Doug H
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Stopped off here as I had time to spare before I checked in for my flight home. We both just wanted small plates so we ordered starter dishes - cauliflower and cheese bites for me, and pork belly sliders for my friend. We also ordered...More

Thank BrisCaz
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Just arrived in NZ and had a slight hiccup checking into the Ibis Hotel. After sorting this out, we went right next door for a cider and food to help! Perfect! Great location, great food, great ambiance and great cider!! Perfect if you're stuck at...More

Thank Morgs H
Reviewed 31 January 2017

For a restaurant connected to a budget hotel (ibis) at the airport, this was better than we had expected. Menu was wide variety, service decent and hours of operation were quite suitable for a later evening meal. We had steak and salad-- both not bad....More

1  Thank 95natea
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Thank you Our last night in AKL and wow thanks to your beautiful staff our stay was finished off perfectly. A lil disappointed you ran out of muscles but the calamari was amazing, My partner had the wings and they two were up there with...More

Thank Jessi-leigh B
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Hi there I was just wondering whether there are any jobs available at the moment
30 May 2017|
Response from WanaKiwis | Reviewed this property |
You would need to contact the management of Szimpla for that information. I just reviewed the restaurant on TripAdvisor.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Leonard Isitt Drive | Auckland Airport, Mangere 2150, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Mangere
  • Phone Number: +64 9-215 1220
Szimpla Gastro Bar is a new concept bar & restaurant located under the ibis budget Hotel at Auckland Airport, not far from Mangere Bridge, Manukau. A home away from home for visitors to New Zealand staying in neighbouring hotels and an exciting new social venue for members of the local business community and nearby suburbs. With its rustic Kiwi charm, top-notch hospitality, delicious grub and range of brews.
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