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Verve Cafe

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311 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-379 2860
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Melbourne, Australia
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really lovely little spot in Parnell, and fair sized meals for the price, staff also very lovely, we had the Prawn bruschetta and the corn and courgette fritters, both delightful

Thank Toddys91
Hamilton, New Zealand
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240 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

A very cute café in Parnell very good coffee!!! good menu and cabinet food very nice friendly staff!!! free Wi Fi will be back!!!

Thank Brycee10
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

I had scrambled eggs on ciabatta bread with tomato and relish along with hash brown. Enjoyed everything the staff were friendly cheerful & helpful. Location terrific love the white cosy cottage look. But most of the all the staff excellent services!!!!

Thank Myspace101
Nelson, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and tasty meal. Great value and good size portion. Had $10 BLT and fries , partner had pasta rocket and bacon salad, plenty of bacon and rocket. Yummy.

Thank KiwiNZOnTour
Christchurch, New Zealand
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65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Service was great and food/drink turned up in prompt fashion. I had the special breakfast hash. Although it was a bit salty, I enjoyed it and it was very filling. I would go there again.

Thank classicchch
New Zealand
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282 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We visited for brunch on Sunday. Inside is small and was full, so we sat outside. It was a bit cold, but there were rugs provided and there was a heater (though a little far away from our table). One of our group had a seafood fritter-type hamburger arrangement and the other three of us had an asian chicken salad.... More 

Thank CactusRose
Unity, Canada
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

All day breakfast, need I say more? Haha just kidding. I had the salmon bagel with capers and arugula. The salmon isn't thinly sliced salmon it's, a thick slice of real fish. It was delicious. My company had the avocado and bacon bagel that also looked wonderful and the Eggs Benedict with bacon and a side of hashbrowns. All were... More 

Thank Sunshine H
Perth, Australia
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116 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

What an excellent cafe ( and I don't say that often). Located in a trendier part of Auckland, Parnell Road we visited this cafe for breakfast and were delighted with the location, service food, value for money...everything. We were so impressed that we went back for breakfast next day and we're equally impressed. Recommended

Thank Noel M
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The location here is everything.Tthe food is nice, café-style and portions generous, I enjoyed it very much. I thought the prices pretty reasonable especially the lunch deals..all the cafes along this stretch seem to do similar priced lunch offers..competition is a wonderful thing! But the best part is sitting out there watching the world go by. The courtyard atmosphere is... More 

Thank 19francis57
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Surprised this cafe doesn't rank more highly on TripAdvisor in Parnell! Stumbled upon it for a lovely breakfast with a menu that left us spoilt for choice and the coffee was top notch. Seems to be highly favoured by locals for a caffeine fix en route to work. Friendly, fast and efficient service to boot.

Thank Lucy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Parnell Road | Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-379 2860

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?