close button

Ponsonby Rd Bistro

Aug 18, 2012 Restaurants

Metro Audi Restaurant of the Year 2012 - Ponsonby Rd Bistro165 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby. Ph 360-1611.
ponsonbyroadbistro.co.nz

Lunch Monday-Friday; dinner Monday-Saturday.

 

Ponsonby Rd Bistro is what you get when the restaurateurs know about all the things they need to do to make a place successful, but instead of just doing those things they add 20 per cent on top. Because they want to. For a bistro, PRB has an unusually good wine list, the service is skilled, enthusiastic and extremely knowledgeable, and the beautiful room could just as easily work if the place became more formal. But formal it is not. Proprietors Blair Russell and Melissa Morrow are proud of the mix of high standards, chic aesthetics and relaxed atmosphere they have created, and with a menu full of deliciously big-tasting dishes from the kitchen of chef Sarah Conway, PRB is indisputably one of the leading signature restaurants of the Ponsonby strip.

A favourite dish: Escabèche of whole sardines with red onion, parsley and lemon.
$$$$  |  V  |  FR  |  G  |  B  |  BM  |  GB  |  K      what’s this?

RUNNER-UP
Best Upmarket Bistro
FINALIST

Best Service
FINALIST

Best Short Drinks List

Latest

Latest issue shadow

Metro N°442 is Out Now.

In the Autumn 2024 issue of Metro we celebrate the best of Tāmaki Makaurau — 100 great things about life in Auckland, including our favourite florist, furniture store, cocktail, basketball court, tree, make-out spot, influencer, and psychic. The issue also includes the Metro Wine Awards, the battle over music technology company Serato, the end of The Pantograph Punch, the Billy Apple archives, a visit to Armenia, viral indie musician Lontalius, the state of fine dining, and the time we bombed West Auckland to kill a moth. Plus restaurants, movies, politics, astrology, and more.

Buy the latest issue