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11° & RAINY ON WEDNESDAY 26 SEPTEMBER IN AUCKLAND
By Kelly Van Der Heyden
June 30, 2011
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The Neighbourhood

Lazy Sunday afternoons don't get much better than this.
By Kelly Van Der Heyden
June 30, 2011
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Lazy Sunday afternoons don't get much better than this. Part of the Mac's Brewery family and located in the heart of Kingsland village, this is one neighbour you will definitely want to get to know. Neighbourhood bar is housed on the site of a former garage and engineering workshop and is in a prime position to enjoy a cheeky afternoon session and a couple of quiets with a bunch of good mates.

Laid back and casual drinking and dining during the day, Neighbourhood has a modern feel with a handcrafted touch to it. And when the sun comes out, the large courtyard is a great spot to pull up a pew and enjoy a few rays with a handle of Mac's craft beer. A full range of Mac's beers and ciders are available on tap. Inside the den is an eclectic mix of retro, with a mix match of lampshades hanging from the rafters that have since become synonymous with the Mac's family of bars.

With a few cosy booths and large tables for groups there is a small and standard pub menu available for lunch and dinner. Lounge beside the large window that punches through the modern concrete walls and you can enjoy the pleasant views and overlook the panorama of the Kingsland neighbourhood.

And when the sun goes down, Neighbourhood transforms into a lively venue to listen to a set from Auckland DJ's such as Chris Cox and Isaac Aesili who play Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights and Sunday arvo. A stones throw from Eden Park, Neighbourhood is going to be all hustle and bustle in 2011 and is no doubt going to be the place to contend with come the Rugby World Cup.  Also, don't forget to check out the cassette-laden walls in the toilets.

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