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Ponsonby Social Club

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152 Ponsonby Road, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-360 9315
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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Had to much fun on the dance floor. Head of security asked to speak outside. get outside and security told to ban access for no reason. Do not go.

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Thank Nigel D
England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Cool outdoor space in a converted alleyway. Great service. Will definitely be returning with a larger group of people.

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Thank Shannon G
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
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Reviewed 12 December 2015

The staff, specifically the doormen are some of the worst I've ever encountered. Tried to go the PSC for a drink but was denied entry, doorman claimed I was 'too drunk'. I'd had 2 drinks at that stage and wasn't remotely drunk. When asked, the doorman couldn't tell me what I had done to indicate I was 'drunk'. When leaving... More 

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1 Thank Peter_0899
Hamilton, New Zealand
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

I thought the food was only average at best. I like my food hot, but it came out warm at best on cold plates, so was quite disappointed. Music was way to loud and you could have a conversation with friends. We won't be going back.

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Thank WOW2010
Moscow, Russia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

The place was recommended to us by one of the local Aucklanders. We arrived around 11.30 pm on Saturday night and ended up leaving it around 3.30 in the morning. Security guys were really friendly and helpful, so was other staff. It's a pretty small place but with good ambiance and old school hip hop music (at least that't what... More 

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Thank Sasha_fr0m_Russia
FR
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Maybe because it was during the week at 10pm, we waited for over 15min for the waiter to come by. The girl at the bar was very impolite when we asked if we had to order there or if someone would come by. So we left without having something to drink.

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2 Thank Roundtrip22
Miami Beach, Florida
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2014

The barmen were super friendly. The waitress equally knowledgeable and attentive. I enjoyed my meal and beer. The restaurant is located on the popular Auckland street of Ponsonby.

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Thank Andaluz71
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 February 2014

Good atmosphere, helpful and attentive staff, delicious fried chicken, although it didn't come with anything. I would recommend ordering the chicken and a salad and splitting between two people. The French 75 cocktail was refreshing and appropriately boozy. :)

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Thank HeatherShumie
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

Unfortunately, haven't managed to visit in a while. But this is a must do if you are out for the night in Ponsonby. The bar staff are great!

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Thank ATrug
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2013 via mobile

Stopped in at PSC for a few drinks with friends. It was pretty empty and pretty cold as half the bar is outside but covered. The staff were efficient and friendly, and the setting is quite cool with the old bricks etc. A good place to go if you have already had a free drinks..

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Ponsonby Road, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-360 9315

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?