It might be named after a grand, dormant volcano, but there’s nothing sleepy about this suburb and its bustling village vibe, that has a distinct inner-city feel. Mt Eden’s sought-after charms lie with its school zone appeal and leafy hill-side streets.
The Tasca Cafes, inspired by the back street tapas bars of Spain, are comfortable local eateries - big on ambience and tasty food - small on formalities.
For more details visit: https://www.tasca.co.nz/index.html
KC Loo Fruit Centre
An institution of Mt Eden, having been here for generations, KC Loos is an independent family owned business on the corner of Stokes and Mt Eden Road. A reputation for quality produce at reasonable prices, KC Loo is a favourite amongst locals, with customers travelling from all over Auckland, as they refuse to get their fruit and veges anywhere else!
At the heart of Mt Eden, Mantells is a function centre for private or corporate functions, parties, weddings or product launches. Their setting is absolutely gorgeous, with wide verandas and an open fire in the outdoor courtyard, while inside you’ll be in an exquisite setting, amongst beautiful antique pieces complimented by modern furniture. Open 7 days a week, for 1 function per day, they will make it perfect, whatever the occasion.
For more details visit www.mantells.co.nz
Over 3ha of reserve located on the corner of Dominion and Balmoral Roads, Potters Park is a fantastic place to take the kids, featuring Auckland’s first splash-pad! The park also offers historical trees, a playground and basketball courts, as well as an Events Centre.
Supplying quality fine food from Spain, Italy and France, Sabato offers a fantastic range of products. Their staff are friendly and knowledgeable, and you’ll love knowing that the owners Phil and Jacqui source from small suppliers, many being family run businesses who use traditional methods.
For more details visit www.sabato.co.nz
Time Out Bookstore
Recently shortlisted for the London Book Fair’s 2017 Bookstore of the Year, their staff are consistently praised for being friendly and helpful, finding exactly what their customer is looking for, and having an intimate knowledge of their books. Kids will love the children’s book room!
For more details visit www.timeout.co.nz