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Nineteen Eighty-One

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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712 Great South Road, Manukau 2104, New Zealand
+64 9-263 9696
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 23:00
Thu 11:30 - 01:00
Fri 11:30 - 02:00
Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Aitutaki, Cook Islands
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Loved the food. Excellent Services. Highly recommend it. Great place to hang out with friends. Great wine.

Thank AkaiamiParadiseLtd
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The menu offers something for everyone, and the atmosphere and decor is great, but the food lacked flavour.. My salad was presented really nicely, but unfortunately was very under seasoned and lacked dressing. I think the feeling among my friends was much the same.. Great looking food, but a bit disappointing.

Thank Danielle1363
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Dined there last night with a colleague. I ordered a gluten free option. The waitress did not write down the order - which should have been a warning sign already. When my main arrived, I confirmed it was gluten free. Was told it was. They returned after a short time (after I had already eaten some) and advised me it... More 

Thank LRaeN
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner and pizzas were $10 each. Great deal. Pizza was fantastic, didn't wait long at all, service was good they even checked on how our meals were while we were eating. Only let down was the floors CLEARLY needed to be mopped. My shoes stuck and made a loud noise walking anywhere. It was a bit embarrassing....

Thank Jess A
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Staff were very friendly. Stake was yum n the best was mushroom sauce. Calamari was amazing n the sticky nibbles YUMMY even the drinks are cheap.

Thank jahris91
Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Food was beautiful, quick turn around, drinks served within 5 minutes. Spacious with fireplaces to keep you warm in winter. Waitress was lovely however she kept checking in (a bit too much for my liking) but over all, great place for a drink, dinner and catch up.

Thank Kita880
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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114 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Enjoyable family meal, for 7 adults and 2 children on a quiet Sunday evening. Not a huge range of meals. Two had the steak, salad and chips, cooked as requested and very nice. Three pizzas, very nice and a good size. The others had burgers. All food was nicely prepared and tasted good. Staff were attentive and nice to deal... More 

Thank Lyndaanne16
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

I was a little nervous since we walked in around 8 at night And we were the only patrons, and it looked more like a bar/club than a restaurant. But they brought us a high chair for our 1 year old, and all the food we ordered was excellent. The fish and chips, beef burger (which is HUGE) and a... More 

Thank Meryl S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Great food, my wife's burger was enormous and delicious. They have a kids menu, and had a high chair for our son. Definitely more of a bar/club than a restaurant, but great food and very good service.

Thank Kevin S
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed going. Food was excellent. Staff friendly. Love a beer in a milk bottle. Can recomend having a Muldoon. Deco is all 1980's so had fun remembering that part of my life.

Thank Mark S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 712 Great South Road, Manukau 2104, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Manukau
  • Phone Number: +64 9-263 9696

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?