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A favoured neighbourhood eatery combining high-quality food with unbeatable service.

Foundation on George is a superb, casual dining establishment offering wide-ranging breakfast and lunch options, alongside extensive venue-hire and catering services. 

Located on the cusp of Parnell and Newmarket, we’re a friendly neighbourhood eatery where the menu reflects the simplicity of great produce. 

A beautifully designed indoor dining area is complemented by spacious and pet-friendly courtyard seating, providing the perfect dining experience for friends and family. The café is easily accessible from George Street and Parnell Road, with ample off-street parking through the George Street entrance. 

Great tasting


At Foundation on George, we’re proud to be serving up delicious Allpress coffee alongside some of the best eats in Parnell. With a sweet and savoury cabinet full of delicious and wholesome goodies, and a wide-ranging menu with mouth-watering breakfast, lunch and all-day favourites, our café is sure to please every palette. 

Whether it’s a quick bite from the cabinet, a drink at the bar or the classic dining experience, you won’t be left disappointed when choosing Foundation on George.

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Our special

Where Newmarket meets Parnell, you’ll find
Foundation on George Eatery

Foundation on George is an all-encompassing eatery, perfect for a quick bite to eat or a drink at the bar, a special breakfast celebration with friends or a lunch gathering with the entire family.

Situated in the spacious red-brick building of the former Blind Foundation workshop, we are proud to be playing a part in the rich history of this beautiful site.

With multiple areas available, our unique spaces can be made exclusive for any event, from private functions and corporate business meetings, to wedding receptions and birthday parties. 

Foundation on George

Private Function Venue

Parnell, Auckland

for up to 250 people

Find Us

8 George Street, Parnell

Sandwiched between Parnell Library and ACG Parnell College, Foundation on George has ample *free designated car parking, *retail and mobility-parking accessible through the George Street entrance.

*Retail parking is restricted to 60-minutes, while designated FOG parking is two hours. If you require assistance or additional time, please speak to one of our friendly staff.