Reviews of Xuxu
cnr Galway and Commerce Street, Auckand CBD, Auckland
Initially we wanted to go to Cafe Hanoi across the road (and run by the same owner) but they had an hour-long waiting list so went to Xuxu. Great cocktails with ample quality non-alcoholic options, along with nice foods - probably not on the same par as Cafe Hanoi, but far much better quality (and healthier) than your usual pub food - we were so satisfied. With cocktails around $18 mark and foods around $10 mark, reasonably priced, too. Wonderful service and atmosphere - the high ceiling historical building and simple design work so well. Would definitely go back and recommend.
10th January 2013
I was always a big fan of Smith Bar so decided to try out the rebranded Xuxu and was thoroughly impressed. Perfect place for a drink after work before dinner. Great Pilsner on tap and well priced, extremely tasty appetisers. I had the shrimp and dill for $9 and it was delicious. Would definitely return. Also try the Cassava chips for a cheap snack :)
23rd August 2012
Excellent cocktail menu. Plus they have board games if the company your with is a bit dull.
19th September 2011
This bar is just wicked. It's small, but very cosy with lady-like chaise lounge seating and feels very old skool European/British in a trendy sort of way. Great decor, fun atmosphere and best of all not loud and shouty like some nearby bars. Brilliant for wine or bubbly and a quiet natter with your nearest and dearest friends. 10 of 10
3rd August 2011
I always feel like James Bond at Smith, the list of cocktails is great and barstaff know their stuff. The cinnamon sidecar and grapefruit caiprioska are both ace.
15th July 2010