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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” (23 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
“sliders” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
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 1 week ago

We met with friends who did and afternoon only trip to Auckland. The food was amazing, the salads were crisp the french fries like homemade (not second time cooked) The service was attentive but not intrusive since we had important things to discuss and our...More

Thank pastorviv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking for somewhere to eat near or at the airport because I do not do fast food nothing more revolting The bar was busy and the welcome was very fine the staff were very friendly and accomodating my food was delicious from the...More

Thank mje0250400
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn’t know where to eat because I don’t do fast food so I went to the Szimpla bar My welcome was warm friendly I was seated outside on my request The food was excellent Freda delicious Prompt service and friendly

Thank mje0250
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came by to see a couple of friends off after a busy trip here. It was a bit hard to find the parking lot but I managed to get a park on the main road. The entrance from the main road is a bit hidden,...More

Thank Acineto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quirky little place Good menu, lovely food Friendly staff Good choice of drinks Service got a bit mixed up

Thank Bmwmusic
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 8 November 2017

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

Thank carolyn r
Reviewed 4 November 2017 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
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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|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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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