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Szimpla Gastro Bar

2 Leonard Isitt Drive | Auckland Airport, Mangere, Auckland 2150, New Zealand
+64 9-215 1220
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“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 23 August 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food. Excellent location for a catch up prior to a flight. Service let them down however, we were forgotten and had to ask for them to take our order- and it was not as if they were super busy. I would definitely...More

Thank randEm
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We went for tea while staying at the nearby Ibis. We sat outside and it was fine. Heaters kept us warm. The service was very quick and or meals were both enormous and excellent.

Thank Evan M
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Beautiful fresh fish, presentation great. A large family group and we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The food was great and the service was friendly. Lighting was a bit of an issue for the staff having to put torch lights on and leaving them in...More

Thank CEWatat79
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Szimpla is a great pub with a good atmosphere. The food is the best in the area and we really liked their pineapple lump brownie dessert. They have a good selection of beers on tap which change regularly. We went in winter and sat in...More

Thank R0peTech
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Close to the airport. It below a hotel so ample parking. Good regular meals. Tap beers available. No complains. Will come back. :)

Thank Aspi123
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We really enjoyed our experience here. The food and service was very good. Helpful and friendly staff and a great 70s theme present.

Thank dragostesun
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Warm and cheerful atmosphere. Staff friendly and efficient. Good vibe inside and well patronised. Had a few drinks and meal, only thing we didn't like was the cheesy garlic bread which was a small cob loaf with a bit of cheese and garlic sprinkled on...More

Thank FishermanWanganui
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Close to airport, good food, good service, very clean. Four of us had lunch; grilled fish, seafood chowder, chicken burger and regular hamburger. All items were well prepared and presented. Large portions.

Thank fssutton1
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We came with very little expectation...but it was sooooo good. Great food....one happy vegan and one happy meet eater. Great food ..great service..loved it.

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the Ibis which does not have a restaurant but this place is literally 10 steps from the Ibis door and after a long flight we needed a hot meal. Service was OK; could have been more efficient but it was pretty...More

Thank WaggaTraveller
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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
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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