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SPQR Cafe & Bar

150 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-360 1710
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (26 reviews)
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Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
150 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having spent 6 weeks in hospital, with a further 6-10 weeks to go, a family member decided to take me out for dinner. Trawled the Main Street and stumbled across this little gem. The welcome was lovely and friendly. Seated immediately and the wine list...More

Thank 951gemmak
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I'm sitting here right now and that is one of the best pizzas I've had in along time !!! Sunday arvo, great pizza , nice atmosphere, people walking by, great staff. Love it . Did I say how good the pizzas are!!

Thank Sean H
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The food was quite good, service good, background music a bit loud and the price was not excessive. But we foolishly left an umbrella behind, so 5 minutes up the road we realised and returned. Absolutely no interest in helping us. They had a bit...More

Thank NZGavinD
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We drove there and browsing around that area and this restaurant attracted us for dinner form the decor and vibe. Checked TripAdvisor for some help and the comments are not bad. So we walked in without a booking on a Tuesday night and got a...More

Thank dinernothappy
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I haven't eaten here so can't comment on the food, but this is a fun place to meet friends for a drink and the staff are really nice.

Thank LDN37
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Staying nearby, I came in solo and mid-week - it was a 'quiet' but somewhat stormy night, with high staff to eater ratio (lucky me!). Staff were exceptionally friendly from the start, and made the effort to give me a table that felt just right...More

Thank Kuaka
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

If you're after somewhere which feels trendy with a bit of noise and atmosphere + good food and wine, then head to SPQR. It's a tad dark inside, but it adds to the atmosphere. The service was very good. Overall we had a great night...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Oysters were phenomenal. Get there early as they tend to run out of oysters. Wine selection was also a plus!! all around great atmosphere.

Thank leomot
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to SPQR. It is a very nice restaurant with delicious Italian food. Especially the seafood pasta was really nice. Service was also very good and a nice atmosphere! We will come back

Thank Erik-Jan1970
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was recommended as great option however it was a disappointment from start to finish. Small portions, very slow service at lunch time on a week day with literally only 10 people in the restaurant. The main had sat under a heater and had...More

Thank RLT63
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-360 1710
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