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O'Connell St Bistro

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Business Type: Top Spot for a Top Dinner


Located on the corner of Shortland & O'Connell Streets in central Auckland, O'Connell Street Bistro is a small intimate dining room of twelve tables, created in the theme of a modern European back street bistro, with a cosy & well stocked bar.

Address: 3 O'Connell St, Auckland, New Zealand 1010 Auckland City

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In its sixteen years of operation, it has been recommended by many publications & has consistently been a finalist in the Cuisine NZ Restaurant of the Year Awards, winning "Best Wine Experience" two years running in the 2007 and 2008 awards. Most recently the Bistro has been awarded "Metro Restaurant of the Year Best Smart Dining 2013".

The Bistro's proprietor, Chris Upton (pictured), trained in the UK, and also spent four years on board QE2 before emigrating to New Zealand.

His Head Chef Alex Strobach was born in Germany and has worked around Europe in many prestigious establishments including Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland before moving to New Zealand where he was Sous Chef at the French Café before joining the team at the Bistro in 2012.

Hours of work

Mon - Fri: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm for Lunch
Mon - Sat: from 5:30 pm for Dinner


3 O'Connell St, Auckland, New Zealand 1010

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