Metro Top 50 Restaurants 2017: Rosie

by Metro / 30 June, 2017

For the latest review, see the 2018 review of Rosie.

Photo/ Ken Downie

Photo/ Ken Downie

 

Rosie

Neighbourhood Bistro—Contemporary

This all-day gem fits so snugly into the neighbourhood that it’s often difficult to get a table, and always worth the wait. It’s truly wonderful in summer, when you can catch the scent of a thousand roses wafting in through the wide open doors from the Parnell Rose Gardens across the street. Head chef Mike De Vries’ menu is populated with familiar favourites such as market fish, slow-cooked lamb shoulder and chicken cotoletta, but this being a Hip Group joint, seasonal variety rockets the menu into poetic territory, with heirloom vegetables that are of such quality they’re often the stars of the plate. This may sound like something you’ve heard before, but delivered cheerfully and efficiently at Rosie, the dishes always feel new.

A favourite dish
Slow-cooked lamb shoulder, date labneh, eggplant, bulgur wheat, almond chermoula.

What it offers
Shared-plate options / Good for vegetarians / Free-range chicken and/or pork / Craft beer selection / Good for kids

Hours—B L D 7 days
Bookings—Yes
Price—$$
Seats—47
Chef—Jo Pearson, executive chef; Mike De Vries, head chef

PARNELL
82 Gladstone Rd|
Ph 320-4237
rosieparnell.nz


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