This is where do-up dreams are made and that’s what makes Grey Lynn a renovator’s heaven. Stunning character homes are well served by trendy cafes and shops and Grey Lynn Park is right in its centre. You’re in zone for sought-after schools like Grey Lynn Primary, Western Springs College and Auckland Girls' Grammar School.
As dog owners, we know how difficult it is to say goodbye to our furry friends while we traipse off to work… Barkley Manor is the solution! A state of the art dog care facility, where these wonderful, experienced individuals supervise playtime activities for half or full days. Professional grooming and a dog training school is also available. If you’re thinking about putting your little (or big) dog into daycare, give Barkley Manor a call – they are true doggie superstars!
For more details visit www.barkleymanor.co.nz
A cosy establishment for authentic Vietnamese food, with a touch of modern. The décor sets the scene, with friendly and polite staff on hand. Café Viet is definitely worth a visit, whether it’s a date with you loved one or with mates! Booking is recommended as they get busy in the evening, and especially on the weekend.
For more details visit www.cafeviet.co.nz
Grey Lynn Butchers
Bringing back the good ol’ local butcher, award winning Grey Lynn Butchers proudly sell 100% New Zealand chicken, lamb, pork and aged beef. Also on offer are a variety of options for free range meats and eggs, as well as and exotic selection of rabbit, venison, wild pork and various game birds. A family run business, they have an excellent reputation for superb meat amongst locals and beyond.
For more details visit www.greylynnbutchers.co.nz
Located in the heart of Grey Lynn, Harvest Wholefoods is a fantastic place to buy quality organic products. The staff are welcoming and knowledgeable, if there’s anything you can’t find or would like advise on, they’re ready to help. You’ll find fresh organic breads, pies, cakes and salad daily, as well as bulk goods such as olive oil, vinegar, honey and tamari. A naturopathic and herbal dispensary is part of the shop, where the ladies have a wealth of knowledge and advise on treatment/health options.
They also provide great information on health and lifestyle, as well as a noticeboard for upcoming events that may interest their clientele.
Proudly made and owned in Aotearoa, Moa is a boutique shop displaying beautifully designed styles for REAL women. From small beginnings to global recognition, this is a fantastic store to explore if you’re in the area and looking for a unique and special piece.
For more details visit www.moagreylynn.co.nz
A spring-loaded trampoline playground, Uptown Bounce is a fun place to take the kids to burn off energy, as well as having a fitness class for adults and toddler time for the littlies, among other sessions. What better way to spend a rainy day, or to try something exciting and new!
For more details visit www.uptownbounce.co.nz