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Archived: Saxon + Parole

Dining Room + Cocktail Bar
Opening hours
Currently open!
Monday: 12:00 pm-Late
Tuesday: 12:00 pm-Late
Wednesday: 12:00 pm-Late
Thursday: 12:00 pm-Late
Friday: 12:00 pm-Late
Saturday: 12:00 pm-Late
Sunday: 12:00 pm-Late

Saxon + Parole  is one of the impressive new restaurants to open in the new precinct. The restaurant makes its debut on the second floor of Commercial Bay, in one of the tower’s premium spaces boasting breathtaking views of the Waitematā Harbour.

Michelin-starred Executive chef Brad Farmerie (NYC based) promises  a menu inspired by the food, wine and cocktails served in New York, prepared with fresh, local ingredients and a distinctly New Zealand flair.

The Saxon + Parole menu will showcase elevated ingredients and techniques, presented in a comforting, honest and generous way - a feast for the eyes and soul. Locally-sourced meats and seafood are the stars of the menu, which includes an extensive raw bar selection, seafood towers, the Saxon Burger (made with 28-day dry aged beef) and grass-and grain-fed steaks served with bone-marrow bearnaise. For dessert, enjoy pie by the slice or a triple chocolate cookie skillet served with custom boozey ice cream flavours like Parole Whiskey and Pinot + Chocolate.

And it doesn't stop there, with a separate bar area, a talented team of  mixologists and a revered international cocktail program the drinks offering at Saxon + Parole will be outstanding. There’s also a monthly Cocktail Cabinet membership Program for those keen to expand their tastes and knowledge. House-made syrups, bitters, sodas and juices compliment the curated selection of artisanal spirits, including Parole whiskey, which is specially made for Saxon + Parole.

The dining room and bar have an upscale, modern aesthetic with Bauhausian graphic elements and rustic flourishes. The mezzanine space, situated directly above the main bar, seats 48 and is perfect for events, while the private Lorillard Room offers an intimate atmosphere with velvet upholstery, martini service, a record player for guests to use, and an eye-catching six-metre-high artwork.  
Saxon + Parole joins Ghost Donkey, Liquorette and The Poni Room in the AvroKO portfolio of Auckland hospitality sites.  

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Last updated: 01 December 2021

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