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La Padella

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2 Port Albert Road, Wellsford 0900, New Zealand
+64 9-423 7222
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Wellsford, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great local restaurant. Friendly staff - fabulous pizza's - fairly economical also. A great restaurant to have in the heart of Wellsford - loved by the locals - easy parking - whether you're stopping to head north or you're staying local and just want to try their pizza's - yumm - give it a go!

Thank TaihapeFamily
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

What a great place to stop we were on highway 16 about to meet the main road the traffic was bumper-to-bumper and to our left this restaurant was open we took a break and was not disappointed The burgers were the best we have had for a long time well definitely stop here again thank you

Thank thistledoons
St Helens, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

It wasn't very busy in the restaurant but the take out area was really busy. We had a really nice meal and would go again if we where ever in the area

Thank Christine D
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We are on a road trip with 3 kids and 2 grandparents. The food was great. Big dishes, excellent fish/ state/ pizza. Kids meals are huge!! Apple pie is amazing.

Thank looshik
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We moved to the area last year and have tried out a number of local eateries. We'd highly recommend La Padella! The staff are awesome, the food is delicious and worth it's value and it's not too costly. We went a few weeks ago as a group for a birthday and ordered: (entrée) garlic bread and Calamari (comes with salad),... More 

Thank Kathy B
Wellsford, New Zealand
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We love the pizzas from La Padella, but they are too expensive! The range is gorgeous and they truely are tasty, but just too dear for Wellsford.

Thank Cabin10crew
Havelock North, New Zealand
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I got a take away pizza from La Padella. The staff were very friendly and helpful. However the menu online is different from the menu inside. I ordered an "El Quatro" pizza having read the menu online, however when I got the pizza it had different ingredients (shrimp instead of tomato and pineapple) which I think may be what it... More 

Thank Acacia F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This is well worth a stop if you like pizza. Oh & a beer. They make a great ham & pineapple pizza for the kids & amazing tasting pizzas for the adults. Never been to a pub that sells great pizza but this place has accomplished it. Why do McDonald's when there's a pub with great food across the road?

Thank Mike S
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Arrived here for lunch, chose seafood chowder and squid salad with a glass of wine. These dishes were from the entree selection on the menu. Both dishes were delicious, not to mention outstanding value for country cafe food. The portion size was ample for lunch and the service was friendly. Coffee to follow was also excellent . All for $26.00... More 

Thank Glenys M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped for dinner in Wellsford pulled up outside and weren't sure but decided to go in. So pleased we did we were delighted with both our meals. Ravioli was superb and chicken and cranberry pizza great. Service was impeccable. We will be back. Staff lovely friendly and helpful.

Thank sanctuary199

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Port Albert Road, Wellsford 0900, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Wellsford
  • Phone Number: +64 9-423 7222

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