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Szimpla Gastro Bar

$$ - $$$, European,
2 Leonard Isitt Drive | Auckland Airport, Mangere, Auckland 2150, New Zealand
+64 9-215 1220
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (25 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
“sliders” (7 reviews)
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Bar, European, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Leonard Isitt Drive | Auckland Airport, Mangere, Auckland 2150, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pleasant staff with good menu (if a little pricey on the wine list) and very nice atmosphere. Choices are limited at the airport but this was a nice surprise.

Thank docduplessis
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to et at this restaurant and with fast service, good food, reasonable prices & good atmosphere, Really could not ask for much more.

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this restaurant because of it's proximity to our hotel. We were pleasantly surprised st the quality and presentation. The roast chicken, the veggie burger and the share plate were all more than ample and well prepared. It was very busy and we had...More

Thank Gemsays
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

menu was extensive great choice lovely staff and food was awesome - plenty of parking and easy to find - moderate pricing

Thank carolyn r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Were staying next door at the Ibis as we were transiting Auckland and needed a meal, this was so convenient and the food was excellent and the service top notch from very friendly helpful staff. It was a Thursday evening and quite a crowd was...More

Thank chattis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I gladly recommend this restaurant for the fast efficient service great food and quirky decor and good atmosphere and it’s relatively inexpensive ,

Thank leslie d
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, excellent beer and fabulous food. I had the burger and my SO had the eye fillet. Service was prompt and friendly and the meals were decent sized and delicious. No dessert required - way too full!

Thank MinickL
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Three of us decided to try a local eatery. I made a booking at 12 for a 7pm meal. This well-hidden gem was a great find. I read some reviews and decided to go. Parking was at a premium, but countdown parking not far. We...More

Thank MCFC1977
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We headed down from our room at the Ibis without a booking and got a table below a gas heater. Served quickly initially, little bit of a wait on food but the place was packed. I had a sample tray from the entrees and it...More

Thank Aussie_Traveller183
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

A little tricky to find this place but we had a lovely dinner here catching up with old friends while we had a short stay in Auckland before the start of our family New Zealand holiday.

Thank Sharryn B
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Jane S
3 July 2017|
Response from Smithstravels1955 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to contact them direct.
30 May 2017|
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Response from Smithstravels1955 | Reviewed this property |
No idea, i only ate there as a customer. Ring them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Leonard Isitt Drive | Auckland Airport, Mangere, Auckland 2150, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Mangere
  • Phone Number: +64 9-215 1220
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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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