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About

Carmen Jones, the story

Inspired by a couple of vintage album covers - the opera ‘Carmen’ set in Spain, and the 1940’s adaptation “Carmen Jones’ - an Afro-American take on the story -  the name represents the bringing together of cultures, celebrating off-beat diversity and intriguing juxtapositions... 

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Welcome to Carmen Jones - come, step inside...


You’re on K' Road, Karangahape Road… It’s fringe, creative, inclusive, democratic - it’s a rough diamond, a bit ‘unperfect’. Carmen fits right in, and so will you.

Influenced by travels around the Mediterranean and Middle East, the experience of true hospitality had a major impact - now it’s our turn to pass it on to you! These are life’s everyday moments, and this is your other living room.


You can just do You, and we'll take care of the rest. Whether you're flying solo, seeking that elusive date night, sipping crafted cocktails with your rainbow besties… or sharing a set menu Mediterranean Feast for 25, we’ve got you covered. ‘Our House is Your House’ and there’s plenty of room to swing a cat.  See you on K’ Road!

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