Prego restaurant review: Metro Top 50 2018

by Metro / 21 June, 2018
Chargrilled Taupo lamb loin with caramelised carrot purée. Photo/Rebekah Robinson.

Chargrilled Taupo lamb loin with caramelised carrot purée. Photo/Rebekah Robinson.

Prego restaurant review

Metro Top 50 2018 restaurant Prego on Ponsonby Road is a contemporary Italian restaurant.

There are few restaurants in Auckland that have the sense of permanence Prego does, and its re-entry into the Top 50 in 2018 marks a welcome return to form for this Ponsonby stalwart. Sometimes the true value of a restaurant is not in the boundaries it pushes but simply in the way it treats people. Prego makes newcomers feel welcome and cared for, it makes kids feel special and it makes regulars feel fiercely loyal. The staff are genuinely charming and unflappable, conjuring extra chairs and cutlery when needed, recommending favourite dishes, and serving the familiar, quality Italian cuisine that appeals across generations because the flavour combinations are tried and true.

What it offers Shared-plate options / Good for vegetarians / Good seating outside / Takes large groups / Good for kids
A favourite dish Duck risotto
Awards Runner-up, Restaurant Personality of the Year: Kaylee Yoshida; Finalist, Best Service
Bookings Big groups only
Price
 $$
Hours Lunch and dinner 7 days

Seats 100
Chef Lennox Bull


prego.co.nz
226 Ponsonby Rd, Ponsonby
Ph 376-3095

See here for all of Metro's Top 50 Auckland restaurants for 2018

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