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"I can’t believe I’ve only just tried this place. Wish I’ve know about it for longer. The food was amazing, best and freshest sashimi I’ve..."
"Went here for my birthday, great customer service, amazing food and cosy ambiance. Definitely recommended and will surely be..."
"Had a superb meal. All the dishes were good, some better than others. Standout dishes for me were: Volacano Roll - topped to the brim with flying..."
"Does not dissapoint!You can taste the work and culinary skills that goes into each sauce...."
"Amazing japanese fusion that never fails to please. From the subtle atmosphere to the award winning cocktails, this restaurant is doing everything..."
"Rating 4.5 The food were really amazingly delicious. Stopped by for lunch on the weekend. The place was pretty quiet was seated up the front which..."
"This fusion Japanese restaurant is situated on Ponsonby Road. One of my top 3 favorites for Japanese.The dim lighting and classy interior..."
"Fantastic food. Second time dining here and it did not disappoint, The crispy pork belly was super tender and the volcano sushi roll was awesome too...."
"Finally got to go here recently after hearing very positive things about the place. It's a hidden little gem that you could very easily walk past,..."
"If I had to only eat at one restaurant for the rest of my life, it would be here. They never fail to deliver on extraordinary food and service, we..."
"Amazing food and drinks, ordered one of the bento and Rozu..."
"Always excellent food, great variety and service. Everything is beautifully presented and the dining experience is enjoyable. Recommend you eat here..."
"Excellent food and excellent service, we will be back again..."
"A very interesting fusion of Peruvian and Japanese, and very well done. Prompt and friendly service as well as quick serving of the cold..."
"We had the set menu, crowd favourite was the beef tostadas (which we ordered more of), chicken dumpling, lamb and pork belly! Ive never had squid..."
"LOVE the food here, everything is delicious. Maybe I’m bias, as Japanese is one of my favourite cuisines. But everything is so fresh and..."
Chan Can Eat
"Really great experience here. Staff were very friendly and food was delicious. Food definitely on the pricier end so wouldn’t be a regular place to..."
"Absolutely amazing meal. The food was divine, fresh, all the flavours match together. We had a set menu, so we could try a bit of everything. The..."
"It was a great experience, great ambience with yummy food. Every dish tasted really really nice, and staff were friendly. The only thing is that we..."
"Attended with a group of 5 including a guest who came over from Dubai. Started off being seated, served promptly with a good drink..."
"I have been this restaurant several times, I’d like to say this is my favorite sushi restaurant in Auckland.Food is always fresh and..."
"Azabu is great. Love their refined Japanese food here - in particular the seafood. Ordered the Volcano roll, rainbow roll, tuna tostada, lamb cutlets..."
"Wow!!!!!!Had dinner here for my birthday Service was 10/10Food 10/10Our waiter was awesome!!!What a great experience..."
"What a great dining experience! It pays to reserve a table here particularly for the busy Friday and Saturday nights. Japanese/Peruvian...who..."
Food And People
"We arrived via the parking lot around the back which seemed to have plenty of space.... Restaurant was buzzing, and I enjoyed the decor. Food was..."
"Impressively delicious food. Every single dish brought a different excitement to our palates, exciting ambience and the service was top..."
"Whenever I’ve been to a Japanese-Peruvian restaurant I’ve never left disappointed, and Azabu is no exception. This fascinating fusion seems to..."
"Very busy fine dining Japanese restaurant in Ponsonby. Staff are very friendly and welcoming. Service is really quick even at peak hours. Food is..."
The. GIANT. Eater
"More of a 4.5 for me given the reverence this place holds amongst the dining community.Beef Tostada was excellent and I really liked our..."
"Came here for my friends birthday dinner with no idea what sort of place it was. From outside it looks like nothing but as soon and you step in..."
"Azabu is such an amazing restaraunt. It is quite dark inside and lightly lit which isn't everyones thing but I really like it. The service is so..."
"This is a great place to go for a special occasion! The food was delicious and presentation was on point. We ordered the tiger prawn dumplings,..."
"Undoubtedly one of the best dine out spots in the country! The salmon tiradito is an absolute stunner! So fresh, such intricate flavors, true..."
"This is one of the most amazing places I have ever eaten and there will be something for everyone. The seared beef tostada is the most incredible..."
"A friend brought me here when he found out I love Japanese. I can not believe I have not been here before! The food is delightful; everything is..."
"Amazing food, brilliant service - I loved the interior of the place as well as the vibe. A highlight dish for me will always be the pork belly for..."
"Not a common place for your budget but would be top option if you need somewhere to date or celebrate things. I took my husband here for his birthday..."
Bella Luv Food
"Well where do I start. There was certainly some hype with Azabu before me going there as friends, colleagues and even acquaintances could not fault..."
"Came here for the first time for my birthday dinner. We were asked for preference of water and said sparkling and after being asked this same..."
"Everything is just sooooooo tasty and they put so much effort into presentation!!! One of our favourite places to eat and it’s always..."
"I loveeeeee azabu. The ambience the food and the drink list is amazing. Lamb Chuleta 9/10. Crispy pork belly 10/10. Kingfish ceviche 8/10. Chicken..."
"Blink and youll miss the place. I Got lucky with the last remaining seat! Ended up sitting the bar which is fantastic as you get too see many types..."
"Awesome vibe, superb cuisine, prepared and presented as Japanese food should be: minimalist & tasteful.Enjoyed a great chilled sake with our..."
"Delicious food and great service! Ordered the karaage chicken, eggplant tempura and pork belly. All three were flawless and it was the perfect amount..."
"Just Wow!! I think this is the first review I’ve ever given 5 stars and Azabu deserves it! Everything about this place was amazing - the food,..."
"Exeptional service. Food is delish and beautifully presented. I really liked octopus dish and king fish ceviche. Portions are in a smaller side for..."
"Awesome place to eat, and their cocktail menu is seriously underrated. Such a unique concept mixing Peruvian and Japanese cuisines. The Tiger Prawn..."
Gian Carlo Pascual
"My new favourite place to eat!! Honestly everything was so delicious! the restaurant itself is so big and trendy and the presentation is top notch!..."
"We had dinner on friday before christmas, it was fully booked, but the level of service was consistent and the food was delicious. We had sashimi,..."
"Went to this lovely restaurant last week with my partner for a special occasion dinner. We ordered a good variety of food: seared beef and tuna..."
"Went for lunch on Wednesday. Busy place but great service and the food was superb esp, the pork belly, Full drinks menu. Would go again..."
"Best dining experience in a while! Came here for my birthday on a Monday night, it started off quiet around 6pm but halfway through the night we..."
"Came here for my sister’s birthday and I couldn’t believe how busy the place was on a weekday!We tried a decent amount of items off..."
"Taste: 🌕🌕🌕🌕🌑Interior Deco: 🌕🌕🌕🌑🌑Customer service: 🌕🌕🌕🌕🌕Recommend:..."
"Come here often for work lunch, we always share the Eggplant Tempura, Seared beef tostada and Tuna tostada – the tostadas are a must, they come out..."
"Had a great experience at Azabu last week. Had the volcano sushi, salmon ceviche specula, gyoza and pork belly. Every dish hit the spot! Especially..."
"Expected a Japanese digestion but find out it was more about fusion of Japanese and western cookery. A bit crowded and noisy in peak hour. Nice..."
"Nice fusion restaurant. Like the sashimi plate and soft shell crab bun very much. The sauces on sashimi plate are very special. Wish there are option..."
"My dinner at Azabu was the best dining experience of my life. I was blown away at how each dish served was incredible. There was not one..."
"Was extremely surprised to see the restaurant was about 80% full even though it was a Monday night! Was glad that we had a booking. I had heard lots..."
"I really wish this restaurant had better lighting so I can take clearer photos of the food! The beautiful presentation shows how carefully..."
"Came here with family. Tried chicken and steak bento. Food is well above average but not “wow”. Service and atmosphere was great.Recommend..."
"If you want to discover a new side of the Japanese cuisine, Azabu is the place to go.Excellent food and great presentation. From the beef..."
"Went dinner last night for our wedding anniversary it was an excellent service from the staffs, will go extra mile just to cater our needs ❤ and..."
"It’s our first visit tonight and we had a great night - stunning presentation, lovely ambiance, great service and delightful taste. We ordered king..."
"Amazing little restaurant! Highly recommend; even ended up having food I wouldn’t usually such as snapper ceviche; got to try wagyu beef for the..."
"We have been wishing to try this place for so long and finally got the chance to go tonight. We ordered fried chicken, seared beef, beef short rib..."
"The best place to dine in Auckland . Azabu combines the best of Japanese and Peruvian cuisines to offer something truly unique. The food is extremely..."
"Staff we're friendly and attentive, and food came out quick. My favourites were the grilled octopus (starter), seared beef tostada with the truffle..."
"Azabu is a beautiful place with beautiful ambience and lightening. The menu was perfect there . Service was good and rapid. I had porks there . It..."
"We ordered the lunch box and dumplings. We were impressed by the beautiful food presentation. And they taste good too! Dumplings are..."
"They really nailed the Peruvian touch in their menu, the portions are REALLY small but the food is amazingly good. It's totally worth it, just don't..."
"Yeah these guys are good ...You're going to spend more than you want, but you're going to enjoy the food.The Wagyu Beef Short rib..."
"Azabu is a world-class restaurant. The Japanese/Peruvian food is beautifully presented and explodes on the taste buds. Service is excellent. I..."
"Food- The food here is absolutely top notch. Delicious and immaculately presented.Ambience- the restaurant is gorgeous!Service- The wait..."
"Great taste! Definitely coming back again. The feed me menu is very worth it :) not too bad for a nice company dinner. I thought it was small..."
Dulcie Raphielle Tan
"Definitely recommend this place. Do yourself a favor and order the chicken dumplings you won’t regret it! Service and atmosphere is good and the..."
"The venue is nicely set out, the staff are friendly and courteous and the food menu is interesting with an extensive drinks list. Parking is behind..."
"My wife & I were here for lunch. Wait staff was friendly & prepared us for this Japanese fusion cuisine. We had seared beef tostada, prawn dumplings,..."
"We tried coming here at night but way too busy instead we came here for lunch ... Service was great and the food is excellent .. we..."
"Phenomenal show of an exceptional understanding of flavour - the Peruvian influence on modern Japanese cuisine is executed to perfection. The drinks..."
"A beautiful restaurant with immaculate decor perfect music and ultra efficient staff. The food is truly delicious and perfectly balanced. The volcano..."
"One of my favourite places in Auckland. Nice cool ambience, great service and awesome foods and cocktails.Was really impressed about the..."
"First time dining here for a work dinner and the place was packed for a Wednesday night! Ambiance: very nice, modern, the room is a bit crowded but..."
"This place has great vibe! Good sushi and mix of different varieties with small plates allowing you to try different dishes with rich flavors. The..."
"Was brought here by a friend who loves the place and we can safely say that the food here is great! Loved the steak and the gyozas were great too!..."
"Decent place to eat, better off going in a group that way you will order more and explore theMenu more. Also the portions are not huge so it's..."
"Have been twice for lunch on a Saturday now, returning as the first visit was wonderful. Creative take on Japanese with a South American influence...."
"What a feast we had here! Loved the dining area and the ambience. Very comfortable with great mood lighting. I have to say the service was..."
"AMAZING! Food looked and tasted awesome and the service was excellent. The food came out fast and was presented so well! Such a great experience...."
"Firstly service was great, they were really friendly and helpful, and the food wait wasn't too long. We started with the octopus, which was..."
"It is a fine dining restaurant so the portion sizes are small, but the quality is superb. Had the sashimi, and the fish was very fresh, the miso here..."
"An enjoyable evening with friends from Hong Kong at Azabu. We were so glad that we had chosen the right restaurant: we simply love the vibe there and..."
"i love strong flavours and Azabu does strongly flavoured food so well. The extra dimension of the Peruvian influence on Japanese food - just yum! I..."
"Another spectacular dining experience.Tasteful decor, lovely staff and scrumptious Peruvian/Japanese fusion. We tried all the vegetarian options..."
Angela Kay Street
"I had the rainbow sushi roll, chicken katsu bun and the tempura custard. Overall very good food, good service and nice ambience. The sushi was really..."
"In a word? Faultless. Service, atmosphere, cocktails, wine list, food.....it's stunning. Price-wise it matches nicely alongside far lesser..."
Kiwi Foodie 123
"Went to Studio One for a popup event and the organizer highly recommended this place and as it was just across the road that was a..."
"Lovedddddd this place! Great menu, very authentic yet awesome spin with Japanese & Peruvian. Ordered a wide range of food in a group and everyone..."
"Amazing!food amazing +++ bit hard to hear friends dining with because of close proximity with other patrons10/10 food and service 8/10..."
"Amazing! We went here last week for my birthday and it was sooooo good. We had the tuna tostada, the octopus, the pork belly, chicken dumplings, the..."
"Absolutely loved this restaurant. Each one of us had a drink which included 3 different cocktails and two different mocktails each one was just..."
"I have dined at Azabu on multiple occasions and simply cannot fault their food or service. The maitre d is always lovely and welcoming and the wait..."
"Superb modern Japanese - Salmon Tiradito possibly the best Japanese dish I've ever tried - tiger milk sauce outstanding. Tempura Custard with Ginger..."
"Stopped by for a fairly late dinner and was able to get a table without booking. The place was still quite full but it wasn't very loud so having a..."
"Went here last night for an anniversary celebration. The fit out is stylish and funky and we requested a quiet table which had an awesome view of the..."
"What can I say! Went here after several recommendations from friends. I'm so glad I tried it out. AMAZING!!!! I really can't say anymore. Everything..."
"Peruvian Japanese cuisine was something I'd never tried before - and I love it! Azabu is a really small hidden gem on Ponsonby road which has some..."
"Awesome attentive, friendly service. Food was amazing! Chicken was tender. Steak was juicy. Fish was cooked to perfection. Cocktails were yummy. What..."
"I love this place! I went here on my friend's birthday dinner. I didn't expect anything from this restaurant but they just surpise me with..."
"Great service, great food and great ambience. I cannot fault Azabu. We have thoroughly enjoyed every dishes we ordered and would come back again in a..."
"The sashimi and sushi were superb, especially the Salmon, but my favourite dish is definitely the chicken dumplings.Everything is presented..."
"Impressive! The service, the deco, the drinks list and menu all surpassed expectations. Our highlights were the gyoza, chicken meatballs and pork..."
"What an interesting mix of Peruvian flavours with Japanese ingredients. Love how the place has soft lighting but provides a very casual feel. BEST..."
"Azabu, with its Nikkei cuisine (Japanese Peruvian fusion), piqued my interest when I first read about it and I was eager to taste for myself. The..."
"A great dining experience. Food was superb, staff are really great - very attentive right from start, very personable. Steak was the best ever,..."
"Dined in December 2016 for an end of year work team lunch. Great opportunity to try everything as all dishes were easily shared! Advised the waiter I..."
"Great to try the delicious menu at Azabu. I'm an Asian fusion fan & although many menus are the same, this relatively new spot had some great..."
"Azabu has become mine and my partner's favourite Japanese restaurant. The food is prepared and served of an extremely high standard. The..."
"Had dinner here last night. I agree that this deserves a much higher rating than it has on here. Delicious food. The portion sizes aren't the biggest..."
"On the K Road end of Ponsonby Road, behind a heavy dark door and blacked out windows is Ponsonby’s latest Japanese restaurant – Azabu. With a..."
Amy @ My Dining Journey
"Fresh fish and great service. Food arrives fast and the presentation is amazing. Would definitely recommend Azabu to anyone thinking of..."
"I don't understand how did that happen that this place has that low rating on Zomato. I just don't understand how people could rate this place lower..."
"Interesting find, a lovely little japanese restaurant focused upon delivery of Tapas style food, with suggestion to guests to order 2-3 dishes..."
"Came here as a table of 4 after having read great review in Viva. Struggled to find the place, but fortunately we stumbled across the dedicated..."
"Amazing food!! Great setting, only been for lunch so far, but will definately be heading back for dinner. Service was very prompt, attentive despite..."
"Tasty tasty. I usually order sushi at Japanese but we were with somebody who doesnt eat fish so ordered some of the meat dishes. Highly recommend the..."
"Decided to pick this place for catch up with friends on my recent work trip to Auckland - definitely made the right choice.From the cool vibe of..."
"Went here for dinner last night with a group of friends. Already being big fans of Ibizu we had high expectations for this place. Located at the..."
"I went back here again for a surprise anniversary dinner and I was hoping that customer services have improved since 2 years ago. (see my last review..."
"Went here for dinner and everything was delicious! We ordered the beef tataki, karaage chicken, gyoza's, chicken dumplings and the really crispy pork..."
"Took me a good 5 minutes to find even with the help of Google Maps. If you're looking for it along Ponsonby Road, it's next to the bright EastWest..."
"We went for lunch. First impression is that it's too dark inside for lunch. Dark wood and subdued lighting. A night time setting. It was so dark that..."
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"food and philosophy for a greater world and a better and healthier you, Green Time is my favourite place to eat and such a wonderful space to visit. ..."
"My friend and I tried the restaurant month menu ($25 for 2 courses and a hot drink). We both had the vegan burger and it was delicious (did not miss..."
"Green Time is always a pleasure! A variety of both light and hearty savoury options and an ever-changing array of interesting desserts. It's a great..."
"I would say 6/5 if I could!!! Lovely staff. Amazing food. Excellent vegan message. Pineapple Lump Cheesecake to die for! (Except it's healthy, so not..."
"We had been in Auckland for 4 days and the last day we found this place. We had the Mexican Platter and OMG, delicious!! I️ would highly recommend..."
"This may be the best burger I have ever eaten. Amazing, tasty, straight forward vegan without any unnecessary stuff added. Onion rings are baked and..."
Heidi Mary Jane Ferguson
"The most delicious vegan burger and Nachos I have ever tasted...definitely didn't miss the meat the texture of the patty and Nachos was amazing and..."
Elaine Mika Bracefield
"Had a really great burger here tonight. I'm not a burger fan as a rule but this one was the best I've ever had and could convert me. Really nice bun..."
"Gorgeous little hidden gem with a strong positive message about healthy living and saving the planet. You feel like you're 'doing good' as a..."
"Smokie Rookie!!!! I Love it! The nachos was really good too, highly recommend those 2. My sister and I love the kumara cake as well, give it a..."
"Great Food, very cool space and such super friendly service. Burgers are really yum too..."
"Wonderful staff and a wonderful selection of healthy food & drinks - go Green Time!..."
"It's so good, a hidden vege gem in the heart of..."
"I ordered my food from Green Time by UberEATS. I asked for no napkins and cutleries, they respected my request and added a lovely hand writting..."
"My sister and I ate here last thursday! Everything was so delish! ..."
"Love your healthy awesome food! Great for gathering in the city and feeling great..."
"The burger and smoothie I tried were amazing! The murals on the walls telling the venue story and teaching about how everybody can colaborate with..."
María Luján Abramo
"The most amazing food here! One of the best burgers I have ever..."
"Such amazing food, packed full of veges and flavour!!! The service is great and really friendly, will definitely be back again to try..."
"Food is awesome - this was our second time eating here and the first cafe we visited on returning to Auckland. The service is excellent, the owner is..."
"The chicken pasta is..."
"We really loved the place and delicious dishes. The receptionist was so charming even though we went there at the closing time. I would definitely..."
"Delish food and amazing service, we’ll be..."
"This is my first time to try in this restaurant.I came here with my friend.We ordered Chicken Pasta (penne) and Sriracha Mi goreng. Overall..."
"Honestly best vegan food I had in ages. Never felt so full and great at the same time 😂 excellent customer service. Very friendly. Really..."
"Came here for a Valentine’s Day special as we were looking for a good vegan restaurant to try. We were so happy with the service and the food. We..."
"Wow! Vegan and delicious- very hard to find but this ticks all the boxes. Bumped into this place as I was staying nearby and was in the lookout for a..."
"Ahmaaaazingg vegan eatery tucked away in fort street. Pretty standard interior however the food is amazing! Perfect for vegans and vegetarians, also..."
"The ambience is really nice and it is a great spot to have a catch up (plush bench seats) or to have a short meeting (high tables and stools). We..."
"Such a cute little restaurant with great vegan food and service. The walls are covered in environmental friendly drawings and other vegan pictures...."
"This place is amazing. The food is super tasty and good for the price. The facilities are clean. Staff are super friendly. You leave feeling full and..."
"Lovely environment and love the message behind the cafe! Amazing menu that is fully vegan including meat vegan substitutes which are perfect for meat..."
"Really nice vegan food. Tried their black bean & beet root burger and their chefs special noodles and the chestnut cake and all were very nice. They..."
"Great location and amazing service. Venue is always extremely clean and inviting. Staff are attentive and friendly. Have mostly had desserts so far..."
"Wonderful plant based menu with a varied selection. Super delicious and filling. Both my husband and I agreed that after eating at Green Time, it was..."
"Super yummy and slightly spicy stir fry udon - doesn't contain any veggies but you pay less then the ones with veggies so that's expected! This is..."
Mary Vegan Poppins
"Great food and service will definitely be back soon. Very clean and relaxed and handy CBD location. Not cheap but worth it. Cakes were awesome..."
"Fantastic unique place. All plant based foods, exciting menu- wide selection, friendly staff, great vibes and atmosphere- leader in Auckland for this..."
"Been here twice recently, the food is so tasty, made with real care, and an authentic commitment to well-priced healthy organic food. Good service..."
"Visited Green Time during restaurant month for a nice 2 course vegan lunch. We had the tortilla and also the burger for mains. I really enjoyed the..."
"Great vegan food! Will be back to get the feijoa kombucha float again - it's a must try if you ever check this little gem out! Keep up the awesome..."
"I'm not a big carnivore and do enjoy a veggie diet at times and thought i try this place as they're located almost directly opposite my other..."
"I love the desserts here at Green Time. Especially their baked cakes (non-raw) ones because I miss having non-raw vegan cakes a lot! Their matcha..."
"Me and my friend enjoyed a lovely dinner at Greentime! The ambiance is very pleasant and transparent! I took the korean noodle dish and my friend the..."
Tessa De Koeijer
"Cannot rate this place highly enough! We came here for our anniversary and ordered the Mexican platter (baby tacos, nachos, mini sexi-mexi and..."
"I went there with my friends and it was great. My burger was fresh and really good. The staff was incredibly kind. Great restaurant with really good..."
"This was my first experience at Green Time and I was pleasantly surprised. The staff were very friendly and welcoming which set things off to a good..."
"Went with a few friends and we raided the sweets in the cabinet. SO GOOD.A few people said that the portion sizes were small but that was..."
"Don’t be misled by the small frontage as the place opens up to a friendly vibrant space as soon as you walk in. Kitty's passion for cleaner living..."
"Green Time is amazing! I took my onmi partner there for lunch over the weekend and we both really enjoyed our meals. I had the tacos and my partner..."
"Got a friendly welcome from a staff. Great food selection.. not to mention, healthy. Ordered raindrop cake, which is the best choice if you're..."
"I'm not a Vegan but I absolutely loved this place. Food was outstanding! A real effort has been made to produce high quality food and set the..."
"I went to Green Time today, and got a Baked Strawberry Cheesecake with Compote, and my non-vegan friend got the Pineapple Lumps Cheesecake. We were..."
"Such a cute and beautifully decorated place with very friendly staff! Had a hard time deciding what I wanted to order but ended up sharing the baby..."
"Love Green Time and everything it represents. Had the most delicious vegan burger, Sexi-Mexi, black bean and beetroot burger, bursting with flavour...."
"Found Green Time as we were looking for vegetarian/vegan places for dinner, and so glad we came. We ordered the soup of the week (potato soup) which..."
"The best banana bread I have ever had! also everything else I have tried on the menu was delicious and its a beautiful setting with very friendly..."
"I had the chefs special udon and a caramel choc mousse for dessert (pictured). Clean, bright, friendly and yummy! The udon looked a bit ordinary but..."
"Green Time is an absolute must visit down on Fort Lane! The owner Kitty is an extremely warm and passionate person, which oozes through in the menu...."
"Had lunch here with a friend after it being recommended to me and it was soooo good! Amazing vegan restaurant with 10/10 "sexi mexi" burgers and..."
Helaina Rose Wheeler
"Exciting new place on Fort St albeit with concise menu. The chef's special udon was amazingly tasty but be warned it's not truck-driver servings!..."
"Very nice services with lovely staffs. However the portion of food (especially veges) is much less than I expected. Especially the mushroom roll..."
"Great, really fresh tasting food's friendly staff. Nice, more cozy environment than the pictures. Menu is limited but all very well thought out. Will..."
"I ordered the Chef Special udon noodle soup, which came with a free side salad for Junk Free June - I chose the tahini slaw. Both were very tasty,..."
"The food was great, try the French onion soup and the udon noodles. The fabulous kitty is a great host. The place can be hard to find but worth the..."
"Been to Green Time twice now, first time I had the Sexy Mexi burger which is nice, good ingredients, slightly on the small side for what you pay...."
Jervois Steak House
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"very delicious steak and sides. i like..."
"Best mac and cheese, oh that truffle flavourPartner claims best gnocchi he has ever hadLovely steaksPricey but good quality of..."
"I got the medium scotch fillet which was very juicy, mouth watering, melted in my mouth and very very delicious. For the sides, I would recommend the..."
"Food was very delicious, the best steak I have ever had, but this is a once in a rare occasion type of place (quite expensive)- was charged surcharge..."
"Friendly staff, sophisticated ambience with good choice of music (and not so loud). Well recommend!..."
"Very good meat, very fresh and good quality. Entrees are nice too...."
"We went there for my bfs bday, prebooked and asked if i could bring a cake, they were great and let me bring a cake and even brought it out for..."
"Absolutely amazing! Glad my partner took me out here for dinner for my birthday! Will definitely be back..."
"The place is so cool giving you a rustic ambiance. The food was great. The steaks we had were cooked to perfection. Great service and amazing staff...."
"I had the 300g Wagyu Scotch, the right corner of first photo. I knew it’s going to be good by the marbling of the meat 🥩 I love how they bring..."
"Had my eye on JSH for a number of years and was able to make it over to this part of Auckland for once so i went for it. Its a two level..."
"If you like a nice steak,this is the place to go! Amazing atmosphere and a great costumer service.But what makes this restaurant great is..."
"Super busy place yet food came out quite fast! We got the sirloin A5 wagyu and I think scotch or eye fillet.. everything was delicious but..."
"Came her with the family the steak was very tender and nice, this place is expensive but it’s worth your money. The staff were very friendly and I..."
"The food and service at this place never seems to fail me. Hands down one of the best steaks I’ve ever had. Enjoyed every dish as usual, I would..."
"Steak here is perfection. Juicy, flavorful and melts in your mouth. We got an aged steak along with a wagu steak, both were amazing. We couldn't..."
"The food and service was exceptional, thank you to the waiter who served us! Your service a knowledge of wines made us experience wonderful. If you..."
"5/5 for service, food, and ambience. With a fireplace and the dim lighting, it was the perfect place to go for a romantic dinner. Waiters took my..."
"Had the wagyu A5 was delicious but had oysters and Alaskan king crab leg for entrees. Everything was delicious but the crab leg was a bit bland and..."
"Always well seasoned and cooked to perfection. I got the scotch fillet with the truffle sauce and the potato mash. All the flavours just blended in..."
"Came here recently for my partner's birthday and now he's asking to come back every week! This is a restaurant run by people who know what they're..."
"One of the best steak house in Auckland. You must try kings or queens cut of their signature steak that requires 24 hours prior reservation. The..."
"Food 4, if you are meat lover then go and enjoy meat. Service 3, the service was not impressed at all, it was like u could get exactly same..."
"We came here for a birthday celebratory dinner as a group of six. The ambience was intimate and authentic. Our waiter (cannot recall his name) looked..."
"Easily my favourite steakhouse to go. This is the epitome of great steak in Auckland. Usually try to save visits here for special occasions such as..."
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"I am not usually a big fan of fine fancy dining place but went to Jervois Steak House on my 40th birthday. Yes I am 40... I was a bit sceptical..."
"Best steak house in Auckland I suggest. Good for a fancy date or anniversary. The waguy beef has nothing to complain about. Service is no doubt..."
The. GIANT. Eater
"This is the best steak house in Auckland.The signature steak is still the best. Pre order before you go so they can prepare via sousvide...."
"Best steak house in Auckland. Best service, best quality. We don't even ordered the most expensive cut, but still taste really nice.like..."
LuNa The TuNa
"Food was amazing. Chefs plater with 3 sides and we could finish it all. Steak were delicious. Would definitely go back. The waiter was amazing as..."
"excellent food with really well presented dish, it must be a go to go. i am gonna come back as this place was really good and staff is friendly...."
"Excellent service. Have been here twice but still haven’t tried the steak so I must do that next time. The market fish and white bait were pretty..."
"Went here for dinner with my partner last night. We were seated upstairs with a lovely view on to the street. Our waiter was friendly and attentive...."
"Definitely lives up to its saying “The steakhouse to end all arguments”. The steak was filled with flavours. Each and every bite of the steak is..."
"We went to the JSH for pre theatre meal and both decided to have Fillet Steak. Steaks were absolutely fantastic as were the side dishes and..."
"Professional steakhouse, very pleasant dining experience, elegant and intimate. The range of steaks is quite impressive, side dishes and wine choices..."
"Peculiar experience at one of Aucklands premier steak houses. You definitely cannot go wrong with a steak from Jervois. This review will have two..."
"Really good service with amazing steaks! There’s a nice view of the kitchen from downstairs and also an upstairs and outdoor area, which is nice..."
"I been there last night. It’s quite busy place and good decoration with black colour. I ordered fish steak here because I don’t eat meat. Fish..."
"19 June 2018Me and my boyfriend decided to try Jervois due to its high rating and reviews. We were first to arrive and was glad they have given..."
Patrice T. Demegillo
"This place is a very good choice for romantic dinner. Look at their ambiance..Mouth watering steak with red wine are the best combination all..."
Just A Foodie
"Came here for my birthday with my boyfriend and the food was amazing! We both had the eye fillet with a various amount of sides! It was amazing! I..."
"Had the Tasmanian wagyu and steak fries while my dad ordered the duck the steak was cooked to medium well tasted soo good with the bernaise sauce..."
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"The venue is lovely and the service is amazing. Our waiter was really professional and really added to our experience. I can't fault the food - I had..."
"Long story short, food was exceptional best steakhouse I've eaten at so far. The price indicates that as well - you get for what you paid for. We..."
"Love the food, best piece of steak in Auckland and the sides are delicious. Love coming here on special occasions. Would have liked the manager or..."
"Absolutely fantastic food well worth the cost! I recommend the Wagyu scotch, crispy calamari, oysters and all the sides. The desserts were great! I..."
"This place was absolutely AMAZING. Never have I eaten anything more delicious than the scotch fillet with mushroom sauce - never meaning it was the..."
"Great food and professional service! Amazing ribs. Wish they were part of the menu. Been there few times and they never disappointed. Steaks cooked..."
"Amazing food and great service! The steak was cooked to perfection and the sides were just right. Loved how our waiter went through the different..."
"Food was flawless. From their steaks to the sides down to desserts. Really perfect. Desperately wanted to give them a solid 5 but the let down was..."
"Best steak house in Auckland so far. Superior service, great foods. We tried out the smoked bone marrow, calamari, Tasmania and NZ wagyu.. Will..."
"Will my scale break if I could rate beyond 5? I think my scale broke the moment I put that delicious, juicy 1st bite of steak, recalling now that..."
"Fantastic evening. First time here and from the moment we walked in we were greeted by a lovely gentleman then taken to our table and the waiter..."
"There’s nothing better than a good steak right!? Well, this place I say would be the best in Auckland. I had the eye fillet. Cooked to my..."
"I don't give 5's very often but this one truly deserves it. Services top notch, presentation of the food was immaculate even a live show. Food was..."
"Beautiful food, beautiful service. Thank you for such a gorgeous experience. Loved the atmosphere and the steaks were cooked to perfection, didn't..."
"If you are in Auckland and would like to try a fantastic, tastifull staek you need to make reservations and try their great beef. Service was great..."
"Sooooo delicious every time. To ensure the best experience, do yourself a favour and request Seren as your waitress! She is the cutest, and will..."
"My friend asked me to take her out for the best steak in town so I brought her here.Ambience is nice, a contemporary setting within a..."
"10/10Incredible cocktails, steak, sides and dessertBest cocktail - dark and stormyBest side - Candied kumaraBest waitress -..."
"Not a big steak fan but got shouted a meal here by a dear friend--- and oh myyyy. The wagyu from Tasmania was incredible. The oysters were divine,..."
"Came here for Valentine's Day, the steak tartare is AMAZING. Had the calamari as a main which is blasphemous at a steak house I know but I ate half..."
"Awesome lunch consisting of rump steak, bone in eyefillet, creamed spinach and Brussel sprouts with lardons accompanied with 2 glasses of wine all..."
"Used to work here and dined here twice. A slightly affordable version of The Grill by Sean Connolly. Some amazing meats selection & their THC..."
"Make no mistake about it, this is a very fine restaurant. We wandered in late on a Sunday night with no booking and they accommodated us with a..."
"Brilliant service, very professional and friendly staff. Came here for a special birthday dinner and they served and cut the cake for us free of..."
"In my opinion the best steak restaurant in auckland. The steak is always perfectly cooked. But what beats that are the accompaniments... ask the..."
"This place, hands down, has provided the best steak I have had (just as well with these prices). Definitely on the upscale side. I'm also not one..."
"had queen cut signature prime rib which is huge for girls. Staff said it is slow cooked for 8hrs and its still medium inside. Also recommend the..."
"Quite simply one of the best steak places i've been to.The waitress was super friendly and really made the meal special. She recommended..."
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"AMAZING!Our group of 8 ordered entree, mains and desserts and everything was just excellent. Entrees were large. Steak was cooked..."
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"Just a little bit fancy! Staff are super polite and professional. Our waitress took our orders based on her memory skills, we were kind of skeptical..."
"Well the steak wasn't *quiet* as good as I'd been expecting - but it was pretty damn close. In saying hat I'd also declined the Wagyu due to not..."
"Atmosphere was great, service was fantastic and oh my god the steak was so delicious and perfectly cooked!!! And can i just say we usually go..."
"Good restaurant, excellent service,cleanI took eyes filet mignon with mushrooms and béarnais sauce and scotch meat from Australia serve with..."
"Awesome ambience outside with great service and yummy food! Similar style food to The Grill by Sean Connolly. If your a steak fan, you have to try..."
"We came on a saturday night for dinner and had booked the signature prime rib (queen size) a week beforehand, then ordered the nz scotch wagyu,..."
"I rang them to book for a special occasion, the guy on the phone was not the most polite person id ever spoken to. He was impatient and abrupt...."
"Went here on our anniversary and to sum up the experience in one word - Excellent!It was easy to book online and I could even reserve the..."
Ashlene Cheryl Cardoza
"Excellent service with a waiter not far away; easy to book online; excellent selection of entrees, mains and desserts with a good selection of..."
"Best steakhouse in Auckland hands down. It's just up the road from me so I have been quite a few times. Every time it's a full on treat however. ..."
"Delicious.Fantastic attentive service, so nice and warm inside which was appreciated because it was freaking freezing tonight!We got..."
"I'd heard about the Sunday Roasts at JSH and being a fan of roast lunches/dinners thought it was worth giving a try. Obviously a lot of people..."
"I have seen great reviews about JSH and was not disappointed when I finally had the chance to dine here. We ordered the 900g John Dee ribeye to share..."
Monalisa Anne Cabriga Santos
"Has to be one of the best places I had ever been to that serves really good oysters, hands down. Eye filet was fantastic, Veges were fresh and tasty...."
"Is it possible to give a 6/5 on zomato?! I've eaten out a fair bit - obviously, and I can hand on heart say this is the best restaurant I have ever..."
"Had to have the Wagyu... what an experience. Next stop - Kobe. Would recommend everyone trying it atleast once. Service was great. Will definitely be..."
"What a fantastic steak house this is! We both had the prime rib queen cut (which we had to pre-order 24 hours in advance) It was an exceptional..."
"Hands down the best steak I've had! We ordered the wagyu scotch fillet medium rare and it was honestly cooked to perfection. Although it's on the..."
"Our first visit to jervois steak house. The experience was so good! The steaks were very delicious. Their side orders were wonderful too! I..."
"We had dinner at Jervois and had a good time. It is an awesome building to eat at with all the brick, service is really good! confident and..."
"The best steak house in Auckland in my opinion. Meat is perfectly aged and then cooked. Side dishes are hearty and satisfying. They also use Global..."
"The service was great and they really out did themselves with the steak. Finally a restaurant that I would say I got more than what I paid for. It is..."
"Is one of my fav restaurants in Auckland, all the beefs are perfectly cooked and seasoned. Variety of sauces and delicious sides. Wine list is..."
"Came here last night for the old man's birthday after being down at the pub for a few lazies. I have lived in Herne Bay for years and this..."
"Absolutely impeccable red meat house. Their Wyagu hanging tender has to be the most flavoursome and tender meat I've had anywhere in NZ. While not..."
"Second time to JSHand wasn't disappointed. The best steak I've eaten and sauces and sides were amazing too. I had the eye fillet on the bone which..."
"We popped in for a late lunch before heading to the airport and were not disappointed. I had he petit eye fillet and my dining companions had the 8..."
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"Staff were really professional and friendly. I had the prawn chop salad for starters, and it was amazing! One of the best salads I've ever eaten. For..."
"After many years JSH still does some of the best steaks in Auckland but outside of steaks, the food seemed somewhat dated. My crab cocktail entrée..."
"Top quality Steak restaurant in town . Select your dish with care. The quantity can be too much for you. Luckily they have different sizes of steak..."
"I enjoyed my lamb :) credits to the chefs and I love the kumara mash! Staff are very welcoming. The ambience would be better if the music choice..."
"I have had many steaks in my time but this place is the best by far. Top quality meat at its finest, perfectly cooked and amazing sauces to match...."
"Can't praise this place highly enough. Wife took me for my birthday. Service was exceptional from walking in to leaving staff didn't miss a beat. ..."
"A jumping little place, I found the service and the interior very classy. My steak was excellent, and we had a wonderful, friendly waitress who took..."
"What is there to say - stop looking, you've found it. This place is simply amazing. Service - 5 star Food - 5 starEven my..."
"Has got to be my firm favourite for the best steak house in Auckland. Had the aged fillet steak and it was absolutely mouthwatering, the service is..."
"I am lucky that every now and then I get to go to fancy restaurant's for work and Jervois Steak House is a firm favourite. I went there today for..."
"Been here few years back and came back found out that they changed to a new menu. Had a great experience dining in Jervois. It gives me whole new..."
"Came here on a reasonably quiet Wednesday evening. The staff were very nice, really professional but with a good sense of humour - the waitress we..."
"Boy-oh-boy was this place good. A very approachable fine dining kind of restaurant in the sense that it doesn't feel overly posh and stuffy. The..."
"One of my most favourite places in Auckland. Always great service, great food, perfectly cooked. Worth every cent. The atmosphere is always great...."
"This place is immaculate from top to bottom. The staff. The food. The sauces and drinks it is almost impossible to fault. I can't think of anywhere..."
"Hubby and I left the restaurant feeling duly satisfied and content with what was probably the best steak meal we have tasted thus far! I ordered the..."
"We prepared to dine with a couple of friends at Jervois where it serves special Sunday roast beef, but one of them fell ill and only my wife & I..."
"It was a wonderful experience, the lady who served us was very friendly and explained the menu. I ordered medium rid eye, and it was perfectly..."
"Another fabulous meal at the steak house. Scotch fillet for two. Cooked to perfection. Carved at the table. Sides to die for. Perfect Paelo..."
"The finest steakhouse in New Zealand, and maybe the Southern Hemisphere.I'm not one to rate an establishment without carefully considering..."
The White Wolf
"I've eaten here twice now and both times I've been nothing but impressed at the consistently high quality food and wine they serve. In..."
"From start to finish the meal was fantastic. I would like to particularly thank our server who was very professional, informative and..."
"We went to Jervois Steak House to celebrate my husband's birthday and we thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience. We shared a steak tartare as an..."
"AMAZING! Everything was on point. Food and service! Came here with the girls to celebrate exams and assignments being over and truly got taken care..."
"We ate here on Sunday 14 June. There was a roast dinner deal so we decided to have this, followed by two desserts. The food came quickly (probably..."
"Great steaks but maybe if you like medium rare, ask them to have it a bit more in the rare side. Mine was just a bit too cooked for my preference...."
"If it's steak you want then this IS the place to go... Excellent service with excellent quality of food..... Yum... Very fancy and expensive but..."
"All I can say it wow! Was a absolute amazing time. Originally I was worried about the price and size of the steaks seen when I googled the place but..."
"Jervios is mine and my partners regular. We like to visit the restaurant at least once a month. We cannot fault the place on anything. Even though..."
"Every time I dine at JSH I come away satisfied.The steaks here are simply the best. I highly recommend the signature prime rib, which you have..."
"This is my favorite restaurant in Auckland, not because the food is the best or where it is. It is because you always know you will get a better than..."
"JSH is the best restaurant in Auckland. The Calamari Schnitzel entree, followed by the Petite Angus Steak with Peppercorn sauce, and candied kumara..."
"I wish I could rate Jervois Steakhouse higher than a '5'.There is no restaurant in Auckland, nor the world, that makes food this..."
"Was put onto this place by an article on best steakhouses in Auckland by Concrete Playground.Ordered rump (medium rare), onion rings as..."
"Had heart about this place from friends many times before. Lucky us to get an chance to try it. I would recommend their eye fillet with truffle..."
"My friend and I went there for lunch and we were after their Bluff Oysters...and that was so good! Very fresh and 25 dollars only for a dozen. The..."
"Wow! Jervois has definitely soared to the top of my list of favourite restaurants! I'm so blown away by everything! When I had first heard about..."
"Definitely in my top 5 in Auckland. The steaks are sensational and I recommend the signature dish that you need to order 24 hours in advance...."
"I really have to admit this steak is the best steak I've ever had by far. I often hesitate reviews on Internet about food, restaurants and something..."
"Went here for my partners birthday. Did not regret a thing. The steaks were cooked perfectly to our liking and basically melted in our mouths. Our..."
"Set in classic steakhouse decor, a very knowledgeable and helpful waiter clearly passionate about steak, recited the specials for the evening. We had..."
"Service: Excellent. They came to the table to check on us very frequently. Were very attentive and brought us extra things promptly when asked...."
"We have visited Jervois steakhouse on a few occasions and always had a great meal. Our latest visit was to celebrate our oldest son's 18th birthday. ..."
"I've been to Jervois Steak House twice now and have really enjoyed it both times. On this latest visit, we went to celebrate my mother's birthday..."
Rice & Kai
"Hands down one of the best meals I've ever hadEntrees all delicious- French onion soup, Caesar salad, tender beef ribs, fresh whitebait..."
"Great Tomahawke T bone. Fantastic service. Calamari schnitzel to die for. Perfect business dinner with great wine selection. ..."
"I was told this place does the best steak in NZ. It does a little more than that!I had the pleasure to try the calamari schnitzel & 16hrs..."
"My wife and I having dined at some the best restaurants in NZ and ordering STEAK can honestly say that this was pure beef heaven! and by far the best..."
R & A
"Toothfish. Doesn't any restaurant that serves toothfish just HAVE to be the best? I had a toothfish and scallop risotto but thankfully rather than..."
"Visited this restaurant for a lads night. We were all suitably impressed. The service was relaxed, but efficient. The wine list is also..."
"This is the best steak house restaurant I've been to, simply the best steak in town, well done to the chefs. Service was no flaw too!! This type of..."
"One of the best restaurants that I have been to this year. You are met with exceptional service that continues throughout the complete meal...."
"Jervois Steak House has become a regular for me now, great staff who always remember you and great service. The young American girl is always so..."
"If you love steak this place is for you, friendly staff, great meat selection and value for money! Parking maybe difficult depending what time you..."
"This place is awesome. On the pricey side but jeeeez, the food is amazing!! outstanding service, very attentive, not in your face - steak was better..."
"Only suitable for once a year treats and parties.. Very expensive. But it's worth the moolah.. I enjoyed every bit of..."
"Can not stress enough how great this place is. Some of the best food i have eaten any were. I have been numerous times, both lunch and dinner, never..."
"A birthday night out. Preordered the rib eye. It was way too undercooked for me but that's all. Everyhting else was fantastic. The steaks were great...."
"The first time I had been to Jervois Steak House.What a great dining experience.Very relaxing and on the early shift at six-o-clockwe..."
"ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!Service was outstanding and food was delicious! Relaxing atmosphere and perfectly cooked steak... Couldn't have asked..."
"Wow. Just wow. Subliminal service, fantastic food, aewsome atmosphere. I simply cannot give enough praise. I have a very uncommon and..."
"One of our favourite restaurants. We regularly return. Fantastic starters and perfect steak every time. Also good wine list to choose a yummy red..."
"I love this place. It is not the most sophisticated or fancy, but by golly it is reliable and consistent and a go to venue when you want something..."
"Ever since my first experience with jervois prime-rib, I will only order steak at Jervois if I have the choice, others just not the same. Remember to..."
"Absolutely devine. World class with great service. Totally..."
"This is my favourite steakhouse in new Zealand and the sauces are divine, My favourite is the 200g Black Angus eye fillet off the bone with a simple..."
"Simply the best. Great food, atmosphere,staff and service.Cheers for a fantastic..."
"One of my favourite restaurants in Auckland. Meat just shouldn't taste this good. Fine dining at it's best. Recommend for anyone looking for a classy..."
"The steak was second to none that I've ever tasted. Superbly cooked to perfection. The other's in our party had the fish and they rated it superb as..."
"Good steakhouses are hard to find, but JSH ticks every box for me, classy atmosphere, fantastic service and tantalising meals! I have been to JSH..."
"This is the best steak I have ever had! Service was great and the price not too bad. Can't wait to go back. One of my favs for sure..."
"I love steak and the JSH is definitely up there but the last few times i have been there it seems to have faded a little bit. The main draw for me..."
"Jervois Steak House (JSH) and Botswana butchery are the two steak houses that I always go to whenever I have friends visiting overseas because they..."
Amy @ My Dining Journey
"Excellent service and beautiful food.Firstly, let me remark on their delicious food. Usually when I visit a place (higher end restaurant)..."
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"Wonderful food, great atmosphere & amazingly friendly staff. Thoroughly recommend giving this little place a try. We will definitely be going back..."
Denise Church Winslade
"Absolutely incredible 3 course surprise menu. Service was spot on and would highly recommend. Will be returning..."
"We had a great gastronomic experience. The staff was friendly and the service very efficient. We enjoyed a great atmosphere in a very nice ambience...."
"Discovered Palazzo Italia when walking past at lunchtime. Stopped to have a look and ended up eating a delicious lunch. The focaccia filled..."
"Incredible, try the multi course menu and let the chef surprise you with his delicious..."
"Great place for lunch, dinning in as well as easy to grab something to take away. Really cosy and friendly..."
"Have been 6-7 times now and can't wait to go back - great service and wonderful food - if you like real Italian food - go for the surprise menu - you..."
"I have just booked a group of friends into this restaurant for a birthday celebration in November. First impressions are 100% as I had a lovely email..."
"Great place with great staff. They offer authentic Italian quality food, wine and coffee. Love..."
"Great food , great service, worth finding a park or..."
"The authentic Italian service was incredible and equally matched by the food and..."
"2nd time going here for dinner in two weeks! Food is yummy and staff are all Italian and gorgeous! Best service I've experienced in Auckland in long..."
"This was our first visit, and we loved it. Wonderful wait staff, spacious interior, great food. We'll be back,..."
"Beautiful food, beautiful people. The best aperol spritzer & pasta I've had in NZ ��..."
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"Best bubble tea ever! They brew the tea right after you order, so you can be sure you get the freshest tea you can get. The tea tastes great too!..."
"Love that we can get the cup with our favourite stuff on it, drew by the shop owner. The bubble tea is great too!..."
"Extremely great customer service, music is always lit, Han is so friendly and chill and the drinks are hella good!! Definitely becoming a..."
"Enjoying our first of many drinks! Enjoyed seeing all the LOL artworks. Hoping to get a Syndra cup..."
Isaac Jordan Halsall
"Amazing art work! & really good drinks � definetely..."
"Thank you for providing a wonderful product and fantastic customer service, with the added extra of amazing artwork. My son loves his Pokemon cup and..."
"Best bubble tea in the world. And he draws amazing..."
"Cute art, amazing service and tasty tea xx �� My husband and I are sure to visit next time we are in Auckland...."
"10/10 would visit again, definitely going back next time im visiting Auckland. Excellent and friendly service and a good variety of bubble..."
"So awesome! Definitely want to get all the AUT LoL club members onto this..."
"Tasty drinks and awesome art work. Keep up the good..."
"10/10 would go again. Nice strong tea taste and amazing hand drawn..."
"The best bubble tea ever! Share it to my..."
"Incredible. Remember to say hi to..."
"Come on guys. It's so good!!!! Amazing milk tea and slushy..."
"Had a milk pearl tea - wasn’t bad.pearls are free!Was pretty quick service considering there was a staff of one.Keep meaning to go..."
"Came here on a really hot day and the service was great. Service was quick and my drink was super refreshing. The pearls are a free topping with any..."
"One of my favourites. Love the hospitality of the girl at the counter. Very suggestive, polite and creative. I love most of the flavours and I..."
"A group of friends and I came to try out V&V after hearing people suggest it especially because they have cute customisable cups! Being milk tea..."
"Best bubble tea ever! They brew the tea right after you order, so you can be sure you get the freshest tea you can get. The tea tastes great too!..."
"Went there today with a group of friends, excellent service, quick and cheerful, massive range of drinks and everything tasted GREAT. you can choose..."
"Staff are very friendly and helpful. The milk and fruit teas are delicious. It is also very cheap. I hope the green apple flavour comes back into..."
"Good service, great drinks and amazing music, this place is usually a must when I visit Auckland! They draw pictures on the cups too, when requested,..."
"Best bubble tea ever! Fresh made with fresh tea, made on the spot! See my review on my blog..."
"One of my friends recommended this place so we all went here and was not disappointed! Cheaper than your usual milk tea places. The stall wasn't very..."
"Lovely place that has a unique option of allowing customised cups for no additional fee! Other than being known for it's infamous cups, the wife..."
"This is where I tried my first Bubble Tea, it was a plant bubble tea which was delicious. And the bonus was the adorable cup that the drink was..."
"The first time I was there was in 2014, I ordered the chocolate ice tea and in all fairness it was pretty good. Not only that, it was also my first..."
"I love the bubble tea here. I've bought here a few times and never regretted it. The owner is really nice. They do drawings as well if you request a..."
"They have a large variety of bubble teas available which have all been really good. The staff are very friendly and quick especially when we go as a..."
"Super awesome service and really friendly staff, plus their bubble tea is delicious c: Since moving they've definitely become my favourite bubble tea..."
"Not bad, fast service and they now do a daily special on the tea of the day. However doesn't really stack up to the competition now, with Chatime,..."
"Great convenient location to grab a bubble tea on the go. Picked one up after a trip to Real Groovy and reminisced about a previous trip to China...."
"V & V is a great handy quick stop place for me and friends to grab a variety of pleasurable drinks with a range of tasty extras to add to it.The..."
Lena Urban Eatery
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"Tried Lena Woodfire pizza tonight and 100% happy with what I ordered for Takeaway.Great authentic tasting Woodfire pizza, really loved the..."
"We went to Lena for pizzas and they were hands down the BEST pizzas I have ever tasted, the tandoori was out of this world as was the margarita and..."
"We went there on on Friday late afternoon when they were just preping the restaurant for dinner. Vaughn and staff were very welcoming and rearranged..."
"Absolutely fantastic food! Better than Mezze Bar in the city! Such decent prices for the food as well! Definitely bringing my business..."
Joshua James King
"Amazing place went for brunch, great friendly service, so good with our 4 year old who can be quite the diva and delicious food!! Will be going back..."
"Went to Lena's urban eatery for brunch. I had eggs Benedict which is probably the best I've had in a long time, really good hollandaise. Partner had..."
"3.5 stars Had the Tandoori and Spanish Guard wood fire pizza. The Tandoori was our favorite of the two, very flavorsome with shaved almond..."
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"Been 3 times over the last 3 years and Saan is consistently excellent. The service is always fantastic and the decor and vibe of the restaurant is..."
"Interesting twist to authentic Thai cuisine, flavours were complex and rich. We ordered 2 small plates - eggplant/chilli/mushroom dip w/ deep fried..."
"We love Thai food, whether it’s dining out or whipping up something spicy at home. Hearing the rave reviews about new Ponsonby establishment Saan,..."
"Outstanding food and wonderful service. Do yourself a favour and just book ..."
"Came here with my whole family and had a great experience. Service was super friendly and fast. All the dishes were a hit. I was so busy eating I..."
"One of our favourite restaurants, great cocktails, great food and great..."
"Top service! The staff offered to take our coats when we entered and they were very attentive the entire night. I’m a crazy water drinker and I..."
"Such a cool little spot, really loved the food and the duck curry was amazing.. practically licked the plate clean! Would definitely recommend this..."
"Pleasantly surprised by the gorgeous food served in such a beautiful space. Love the decor and how the restaurant is fitted..."
"Christmas party. Drinks a flowing. Service was on point and didn't experience an empty drink. The food was insane. Shout out to having some proper..."
"I’ve been here a couple of times. Once with s friend and once with a larger group (ordered from the set menu)Loved both occasions. The decor..."
Chan Can Eat
"We didn't have a booking but we did end up getting a table for dinner. The best part of this was definitely the Deep Fried Whole Fish, that fish was..."
"Visited during the Ponsonby celebration (can’t remember the name sorry!) and had the vegan set menu and the food was amazing!!! And so much food we..."
"A fantastic Thai restaurant with a great atmosphere. The food was very authentic, and we got to try several dishes. The best was the deep fried fish..."
"We went for their vegan set menu. Everything was lovely - definitely a more home-style meal.I'd love to give a full five stars but compared to..."
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"Went our to celebrate our first anniversary together and we hit the jackpot. What an amazing experience Saan gave us. The dishes, the smells, the..."
"I’m a fan of Thai, but this was my first specially Northern Thai cuisine restaurant & it did not disappoint. We shared a range of food from the..."
"Georgeous little venue situated on the main ponsonby drag. Tried the wok tossed squid. Great tasting dish loved the mint and chilli in it. Main was..."
"Food: Delicious pork belly. Small portion as around over thirty dollars. Fine dining and will not mention price anymore. Crispy crab was..."
"Last time I have been to restaurant and ordered a roasted pork and fried noodles with prawn. The por is average. The fried noodle tasted good but a..."
"Came for lunch and received wonderful attentive service and great recommendations of what to order from the shared menu. My friend and I were so..."
"Been here for a spontaneous birthday party , food come up pretty quick . The worst dish is Chicken lemongrass in claypot > never order it if you..."
"5/5! A group of us went here for a birthday dinner. All the mains we ordered are recommended including the desserts: creme brûlée (milk tea..."
"It was nice dinner, I booked table for 2 got a bigger space as we were starving and thought we would order a lot, it ended up at the 3rd dish when..."
"Food: 4.5/5Location: 5/5Service: 4/5Atmosphere: 4/5I came here on Christmas eve a few years ago and again recently. Both..."
"Family lunch of 7 people today. Amazing food, amazing atmosphere, amazing customer service! I couldn’t fault the dishes that were served. 5..."
"Friendly staff, warm service, nice environment and tasty food. I like their rice and entree. But main with sauce was too strong for me. Dessert was..."
LuNa The TuNa
"The best Asian food I found throughout Auckland Central/ CBD. Fell madly in love and went 3x in the 9 days we were visiting Auckland. Cocktails..."
"Every time I come here I hold my breath in anticipation that the standard has dropped, last week I popped in with a friend, I hadn't been for over a..."
"Very impressed with the service at Saan. We had two absolutely lovely, knowledgeable and graceful waitresses who made the start of our evening so..."
"I came here with a friend recently on a Friday night and had an excellent time. It’s surprisingly light and spacious inside (unlike many other..."
"Would definitely recommend going here to get out of your normal thai takeaway night routine. This place was like thai with a modern twist and almost..."
"I’ve been here twice for dinner and butvtimes have been amazing. Great ambience with dimmer lighting and modern furniture, friendly and..."
"We asked for a fast meal, early evening. We were given a lovely table, away from the door. Our meals came very fast. Beef curry and egg noodles &..."
"Saan was amazing. I organised a 20 person dinner party to raise funds for charity. They were so accommodating and flexible. We had a set menu but..."
Sanesh Anton Francis
"I love the layout and design of the dining area. I like how the areas are separated by the decor and furniture. It gives a lot more privacy and..."
"Excellent service with a delicious Asian fusion menu. It was rather busy so it was lucky we booked. The vegetarian options are great, the papaya..."
"Great Thai food to try. Especially the perilla starter. Loved the experience. I would love to visit the place again and recommend it to my..."
"Great place to go to enjoy a nice Thai food 👍👍 busy on Fridays but service was still great. Will definitely go back .......... price is good so..."
"Love the ambience and decor, just nice for a fancy dinner! Ordered tofu with spinach (as in picture) for entree, loved them! They have different kind..."
"A really nice favourite of mine! Probably one of the top asian fusion restaurants these days. There were 4 adults and one child at our table...."
"This is now my new favourite Thai restaurant :D yum yum yum!!! Strongly recommend the eggplant dish! It’s super spicy yet extreme tasty when having..."
"Absolutely delicious food, great ambience and delightful service! The hapuka wrapped in banana leaf was an explosion of flavors. Superb food..."
"Staff were attentive, friendly, had good knowledge of the menu and helpful in explaining to my friend and I on how there menu worked. The menu was..."
"This Place is understated, homely and true to its cuisine. The interior is made of bamboo furniture and light wood textures unifying the entire..."
"Really great food and really welcoming staff! Great ambience about the place too. Lots of Vege options which is a welcome surprise and the deep fried..."
"This is probably my favourite Thai restaurant in Auckland considering the quality and taste of their food which tastes amazing. Nice atmosphere with..."
"Lovely lovely Thai restaurant. The only thing I didn’t like: Pricy and tables are too close with each other!First step in door..."
Bella Luv Food
"Real Thai Food. Tasty!I wasn’t really sure what I was in for. I saw good reviews and came in not knowing this was a Thai restaurant...."
"I had such an amazing evening at Saan.The food was outstanding, the service and atmosphere was great.Only downside was the 2 seated tables..."
"Absolutely love this place. Service is fabulous and food is amazing. Highly recommend the soft shell crab with sticky rice. I love how they serve the..."
"Incredible food, atmosphere and staff. The couple next to us suggested the soft shell crab which turned out to be one of the best dishes I've had in..."
"Popped in for dinner withkut reservation! Amazing food and service! Every dish was absolutely perfect. Mike was tops👌 would recommend!! And will..."
"Great place for a chilling out night with friends.However, because of busy atmosphere, I don't recommend this restaurant if you are quiet couple :)...."
The. GIANT. Eater
"Warm yellow glow welcomes you into the lit restaurant. It's almost like someone's chic living dining room. You feel comfortable. The waiter comes to..."
"Hands down THE best Thai I have ever tastedI don’t even have enough good things to say about the soft shell crab and tomyum cocktail 🤤🤤..."
"Pretty amazing food. However felt that the mains here were less value for money and less impressive than the starters. Loved the Tom yum cocktail..."
"Fabulous decor and amazing interesting food. If you love cafe Hanoi you will love this place too... they always keep their menu fresh and service is..."
"Outstanding dinner experience all round! Best modern Thai cuisine in AKL. Service was flawless. Ambiance is modern and buzzy. On the pricy side but..."
"Came here for a friend’s birthday dinner on a Friday night. Luckily we made reservations and were seated at the table in the private room. This..."
"I would say, Saan is a modern Thai, rather than just authentic Thai. Grilled fish on Perilla, which came in 5 pieces, was an excellent small dish...."
"Definitely the best Thai restaurant I've been to in Auckland!Everything I tried was awesome, from entree to dessert. And my boyfriend, who..."
"Beautiful fit out! Very fast service and delicious food.I had the cured king fish, the prawn noodles, papaya salad and the rice pudding.All..."
"The food was next level - the waiter suggested a whole lot of food for our table of 9 which was spot on. We had a good variety of dishes that suited..."
"Imagine walking through a dessert without any water in sight.. dehydration, desperation and despair run down your neck in the form of sweat.This..."
"This place is perfect for family dinners! The food is amazing and the customer service is fantastic. Totally recommend it for big family dinners...."
"FOOD:Saan is an amazing place to take the vegans and vegetarians in your life. They have a huge selection of vegan dishes on offer, easily..."
"Went for dinner for twoHad grilled oysters, lamb curry, papaya salad with the crab and beef cheeks.All pretty good, no issues with the..."
"Great dining place 💓 the ambience is nice, especially if you’re on a date. We ordered: market fish wrapped in banana leaf, beef satay skewers,..."
"Came here for my 20th dinner with my family. The interiors were beautiful, makes you feel like you’re walking through a oriental castle. Reminds..."
"Good environment. The parking lot is great. I like the fish, but the pork is not so tasty. Stuff are friendly, and the writers should tell..."
"Absolutely love this place, for sure my go to dinner place. The peanut tofu and eggplant is absolutely delicious, the staff are very friendly and..."
"Saan was recommended to me by a friend, couldn't wait to try it. Ambiance was great, its busy but still intimate. So many aromas came from the..."
"A great Thai food restaurant and all of us here to celebrate the traditional Chinese mid autumn festival, service good, food good and car parking..."
"We were just walking pass by to have nice meal for early dinner. The restaurant had plenty of table but probably good to book a table for peak dinner..."
"would be a 5 but because of not very quick responsiveness from staff I had to deduct 0.5,the staff were very friendly though, food was delicious 😋..."
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"Amazing experience!! From the booking process for my group, the staff were incredibly helpful and made the process easy and so friendly. On arrival..."
"Wonderful experience every time. Friendly staff and spacious seating. Not to mention the best soft shell crab with its amazing spicy source. The..."
"Our waiter was really attentive. My first drink wasn't great and so they changed it as I was having a hard time drinking it. Food was very tasty but..."
"Was a bit hard finding this place as I couldn't see the sign but the food was really enjoyable! Standout dish for me was definitely the fish on..."
"This place was wonderful. Thank u ppl at the front for letting us eat here despite being fully booked and busy!! And thank u for the waitress who was..."
"Excellent! Came here with a group of 9 on a weeknight and was seated immediately with offers to take our jackets away. The ambience of the place is..."
"After all the hype, I somehow was underwhelmed. Ambience was lovely but sound resonates around the place so it gets quite noisy and hard to..."
"Great food & excellent service from Mike & Co. The food is delicious & we loved everything we tried. Got a private dining room as we turned up with..."
"Went to Saan early on a Tuesday night without a booking. The decor was beautiful, coats were checked and we were seated on a nice big table for the..."
"Great food and ambience with excellent service. The place was really busy when we came in on Saturday night but was very impressed with how quickly..."
"Food is beautiful, cannot say anything negative, was absolutely blown away.Was a little disappointed at the end, we knew that there was a..."
"Fantastic. I loved 7 dishes out of the 9 or 10 we ordered (3 x mid 40s couples). I've had all kinds of Thai in all kinds of places including many..."
"Food s good love atmosphere place ..prawn wasnt great was uncooked n favours s ok , love the favour of eggplant n noodles n satay n sticky rice..."
"Beautiful restaurant- very aesthetically pleasing. Friendly knowledgeable staff. Food is wonderful, and quite a wide range of dishes for different..."
"Amazing food! Just the right balance. Loved the chilli level. Wait staff very helpful and paid a lot of attention regardless of the fact that they..."
"Absolutely love this place. Massive fan of the food, been here twice now and will continue to come back and rave about it. The service is the best..."
"Thai cuisine can accomodate to my peanut allergy! My experience at Saan was well accommodated by the friendly staff . I was even surprised they had a..."
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"Delicious. There was a group of 4 of us on a Tuesday night. We got the Hawkes Bay lamb rib, pork belly, eggplant, soft shell crab and sticky rice. It..."
"If you are a huge fan of Thai food like me, then you definitely need to check Saan out. This Northern Thai restaurant is situated in the heart of..."
"Was lucky to get a table here on the night of Adeles first concert in Auckland. They weren't so busy per usual. Make sure to book a day or so in..."
"Beautiful Northern Thai cuisine. One of the most beautifully designed restaurants in Auckland, basically I wish I could live in Saan,..."
"Mrs decided to take me here for my birthday after I told her how amazing the review was on zomato. I would say I was neither disappointed or..."
"Pretty good service. Food is very close to what you get in Vietnam and Thailand. It is pricey but worth it. About $55 a person with one drink. The..."
"We thoroughly enjoyed all our time for our banquet, the welcome, the service, the lovely food which had comments of appreciation as they ate (our..."
"Love this place. Great atmosphere, great food, great service. We ordered the soft shell crab, beef cheeks, chicken flat noodle and tea..."
"Came by for dinner with friends. The outside looks very unassuming and plain, and the menu doesn't look like other Thai places around, no curries or..."
"Devine. I can not recommend highly enough. Beautiful restaurant, exceptional (but limited) food, and the service is some of the best I've had...."
"Excellent food and service tonight at Saan in Ponsonby. It was my first time dining here and I was impressed. The decor and vibe is..."
"Food was great!!!! Soft shell crab is aaamazingggg. Only downfall was the sticky rice, it was hard and reaaallyyyy sticky, but overall great customer..."
"Absolutely delicious food! The service is also top notch and courteous. The waiters/tresses are always willing to help out with the perfect way to..."
"I'm not a big fan of Thai food, but Saan actually impressed me. The waiter-looks like a manager on duty is nice and friendly. Explain the menu..."
"I went there for dinner. Don't have to queue without a reservation. They got large space and nice environment. I extremely liked the coconut water...."
"We came here for Valentine's Day dinner. We were seated at a shared banquet type table with other groups - I would have expected the restaurant to..."
"Been here twice now and Saan is just great. Not your typical Thai (this is Northern Thai - so think less red and green curries and more meatier..."
"Authentic and delicious food, second to none. Favourites include the crab and paw paw salad, the sausages and eggplant dish. But everything is..."
"No photos sorry! I was invited to a 20 person birthday banquet here and found myself quite giddy about going! 😅. I had always been intrigued about..."
"We had our work function here... Although the interior is beautiful, the food was not as good as I thought..Great service..."
"Heard about this place from a friend and went to try tonight. I am not a big fan for Thai food. But I really enjoyed the food. The taste is so..."
"Our Cheshire-chasing continues to Northern Thai eatery - Saan, the latest offering from the creators of Café Hanoi and XuXu at Britomart. We'd be..."
"Had two meals here one for lunch and one for dinner. Both experience were fantastic. The taste is authentic and creative and reminds me the trip in..."
"Went here a few weeks ago with my girlfriend and was fantastic, I had a whole snapper and was so full of flavour.Appeared to be quite busy but..."
"Having wanted to come here for a long time, finally managed to do so on New Years Eve. Great place with fantastic atmosphere made fun by the..."
"We ordered platter and cocktail special which is on before 7 and I took one bit of the food and it took me back to Thailand. Very authentic flavours..."
"Saan is still a relatively new location on Ponsonby's strip, but a welcome addition. It's Northern Thai menu has some beautifully presented items..."
"Wow .... This place is amazing!! From the minute we walked in the service was outstanding and the food was spectacular!! We ordered a..."
"By far the BEST food I have ever had. The taste of everything was sensational and the service was amazing. We had the chicken thighs off the grill,..."
"Elegant Southerneast asian food. You can smell the sweet sour flavor from their open kitchen that reminded me all the good times in Thailand. love..."
"Been here for dinner with my friend, we ordered the FISH OF THE DAY!!! It was damn huge!! very filling and good. I believe that everything had..."
"We came here on a very busy Saturday night without a booking but we luckily we were sitter after spending 30 mins at the bar. The place reflects a..."
"Amazing food. Amazing ambience. Amazing service. Lovely date or hang out setting. Usually with fancier restaurants you can only visit once and feel..."
"Dont let yourself be fooled by the small portions, this is quality to share and an awesome moment with your peeps! I must admit I was sceptic when I..."
"Nothing short of a 5 star will do for this restaurant... From when we walked in to dessert and even paying for the bill was a breeze... Putting them..."
"The dining room is cosy but bustling with energy. The service was OK, the only minor gripe was that the size of the dishes was not effectively..."
"Excellent food. Creative Asian food and an interesting and varied menu. Great service and ambience. Will definitely be back. We booked and were..."
"booking is a must as its always busywas cosy and warm inside but very very loud which was the only downside to SaanFood was amazing - Wild bore..."
"Great flavours, big, bold with some proper heat. Really enjoyed my meal here. Reasonably priced for some good sized dishes. There weren't any tables..."
"Love the set up of the menu - split into street eats, small plates, and large plates, with the dishes getting spicier as you go down the list. My..."
"Had heard a lot of great things about this place. All I can say is that Saan has nailed the art of restaurant lighting #mood. I just wish the food..."
"Very easy to book online. Very friendly service. Nice ambience. Appetizer of pulled pork was lovely and exotic. The soft shell crab main was too..."
"Hands down best Thai restaurant I have ever been to in Auckland. From the lip-smackingly delicious duck curry to pulled pork on prawn cracker to the..."
"First time here for a friend's birthday. Choose this place because of good reviews. I must say, service here was excellent, food was amazing..."
"Visited with a large group of people, so was able to try many of the dishes on offer. The service was fine, the setting has a nice fresh ambience for..."
"Caramelised pulled pork on prawn crackers, sausages, chargrilled chicken, kua gai and the duck dish are amazing and is a must to order! If you feel..."
"Booking is a must if you are coming here on a Friday night. We were certainly happy we did as many people were at the door trying to get a table...."
"Went here for early dinner with my husband as I've been hearing good reviews with this Thai fusion cuisine. I'm very impressed with the interior..."
Patriz De Leon
"Best meal out in ages. Must try the beef cheeks - just melts in the mouth and loved the sauces. So good we ordered more of the same. Great service..."
"Heard this restaurant from my friend, I was told that Saan was one of Metro 50 in AKL. So I really had a high hope on there.But ... I have..."
"If you're thinking of trying Thai, you NEED to try this place.No a green Thai curry or spring roll in sight, this lace is the Thai food you've..."
Eden OBrien Ford
"Had dinner at this amazing place. The tables were arranged well, very intimate feel for two and what looked like good seating for larger groups. The..."
Jamez Hill III
"Love the neutral palette used throughout Saan; gives it a very peaceful, relaxed and clean vibe. The staff are extremely efficient and smartly..."
"Can't really fault it. Great room. Incredible service. Delicious food. What more could you want.Tried about 5 entrees and 4 mains. All..."
"Best Best vietnamse food in aucklandI love this place so much.Incredible food.. So tastyLovely staff which they are..."
"Been in twice now, once shortly after opening and again tonight, the new menu had some nice changes (more vege options!) couldn't fault a thing..."
"Wow, what a place! This restaurant caught our eye with it's sleek, modern but slightly rustic décor, which really suits this place and its..."
"Checked out this New thai place in Ponsonby. First impression very cosy and super packed! Place was busy so glad we booked! Service was excellent our..."
"This place was packed but we got a table for two at the bar ... After watching the guy make cocktails we had to get 2... If you like spice try the..."
"Visited Saan for the first time a few weeks ago and absolutely loved it! Was recommended the soft shell crab and the duck by one of the waitresses..."
"One of the best Thai places in Auckland. With close ties to Café Hanoi it's no surprise that Saan was amazing. In bit of a spontaneous trip it was..."
"Having been here for dinner twice this has to be one of my favourite Thai places in Auckland. The service is wonderful, the decor sophisticated &..."
"Have now been to Saan twice and it delivered both times.The interior design is pretty stunning (is it by Pip Cheshire?), very sleek and on..."
"Been waiting for a chance to get to Saan and it was worth the wait. Excellent flavours and kept Me wanting more. We had the Satay Leu, Miang Jin Nuea..."
"When deciding where to go for a friends special birthday there was no doubt that Saan was the choice and yet again they did not disappoint.The..."
"DELICIOUS!! I came here tonight for dinner with a friend, we had both been wanting to eat here for while. We had made no reservation but they sat us..."
"Superb evening at Saan. Friendly and warm service from the wait staff and the food was amazing. Check out their Som Tum, Kao Soi & Moo Grob Prik..."
"Visited Saan for a company lunch before Christmas. We had one of the set menus. Absolutely loved the food, the flavours were all well-considered and..."
"Probably a repeat of a lot of reviews below but hey its gonna sound similar coz they consistently deliver good service and food. It's got a..."
"It is located at ponsonby road but I missed to find it as it has a very small Saan name on the entrance. (It is next 2 doors to Ben and Jerry ice..."
"Got told about this new joint for its Soft Shell Crab - 9.7/10 for it wow!Everything was upper cutting me in the palette with flavour,..."
"Really great meal tonight, wonderful flavors with a great variety , if you like to share dishes with great spicy taste then this is a must try..."
"Saan is a great new Thai place in ponsonby. It's surprisingly large, and I like how there are two sections, out back is a little bit noisier as its..."
"You won't find green curry chicken, spring rolls or pad thai here! Thai chef Wichian "Lek" Trirattanavatin opened this thai restaruant because he..."
"Another sensational Asian restaurant pops up on P Rd to wow us unqualified amateur diners. This is the Thai sister to the Vietnamese Cafe Hanoi down..."
"Came here for lunch- had the pad pak with brown rice which was delicious! The chef kindly made it less spicy for me but someone else had it with the..."
"Awesome food. Proper Thai food not the eurofied Thai you usually get here. Great service too.Duck larb the highlightCan't wait to..."
"Amazing food.Stellar service.It's so hard to think of anything else to say! Decor is beautiful, subtle, and tasteful...."
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"A lovely authentic French bistro specializing in French cheeses, deli eats and decadent patisserie and coffee by day on the ground floor, this two..."
"The moment I stepped into L'Atalier Du Fromage, I felt like I walked into a little French cheese boutique in France. I immediately noticed cheeses..."
Dora The Food Explorer
"Nice food and friendly service. Tidy and clean environment.Large selection of wine 🍷 Professional wine suggestions to match with..."
"Thank you to be here ! I discover that they made eclairs au chocolat and as a french I love it. In addition to that it's the real one. If you want to..."
"This has to be one of my favourite places in Newmarket. The food is mouth watering, especially the Bavette De Boeuf Wagyu. Tried the Gnocchi Aux..."
"Very nice french cafe in New Market. What a shame it's not open for dinner. The interior decor is sooo French. I love every little detail of this..."
The. GIANT. Eater
"If you're near the bp on Khyber pass and want some lunch, make sure you come here.The mains are absolutely delicious. Wagyu skirt steak was a..."
Darren Big Belly
"Been coming here for the past 3 years. It never disappoints. My daughter likes coming with me too, feels like a market with plenty of..."
"Busy place with fabulous french food. This is one of my mum's favourites and she introduced it to me. I enjoyed the unique food, and it was well..."
"Nice French style cafe. Fresh baked bread, a lot of cheese, wine shop upstairs, relax music all in one. Food was awesome, nice presentation and..."
LuNa The TuNa
"I have visited this place a few times and have always been impressed by the quality of food.Their quiches are to die for, moist and the flaky..."
"4/5 Taste4.5/5 Display 4.5/5 Quantity 4/5 Customer Service Fabulous French Cafe/bakery in New MarketI was told..."
"This cafe is recommended by a friend of mine. Since then, I have been there for breakfast and lunch. The presentation of food in the cabinet looks..."
"I only stopped in to buy bread and croissants, those were excellent. The croissant was as good as I've had since perhaps Pyrenees, beautiful..."
"The food here was tasty and pretty reasonably priced. It has an authentic French feel to it and the huge cheeses on display were captivating. Service..."
"This place had a lovely atmosphere and great selection. They accomodate a wide range of situations, from take away, casual dine on and a more formal..."
"I have been to this place once and its small restra away from the main market . The food that we tried was excellent and full of flavors. Staff is..."
"Popcorn & Movies. A Blue sky and White Puffy Clouds. Fish & Chips. Some things in life just seem to compliment each other so effortlessly. A sort of..."
"Amazing cheese and wine store in Newmarket and an expanded cafe to satisfy all your French cheese cravings!You can eat in and order from a..."
"Yep definitely a solid 5.0. Wifey asked a French expat (whom she worked with at TVNZ), where is a good french café to go for brunch? He..."
"Amazing! Will visit again for sure! Everything about this cafe is so good that I wanted to return to dinner when I have not yet finished my lunch...."
"Only found out about this place in the last month because a friend told me about the amazing wine and liquer selection upstairs.I had the baked..."
"Been there twice, enjoyed some nice pastries. Haven't tried their coffee yet. I heard this place from my other coworkers. They love the almond..."
"So...did a quick pitstop here for some French pastries - almond croissant and pain au raisin takeaway and was super glad I did because they were..."
"My mother's favourite cafe in Newmarket, so eventually I made it past since it is off the beaten track somewhat for an amateur diner like myself...."
"This place is amazing!!! The food has beautiful flavours and is very authentic. Everything here is delicious and they do lovely sweets as well...."
"A very busy cafe. We had the vegetarian rolls, takeaway. Unfortunately we think either the olive tapenade or marinated eggplant added to the..."
"Hidden gem in Newmarket. I had my lunch there this morning, and I really went there because it was easy to find car park. People who were working..."
Seok Heon Lee
"While out with a friend today we stumbled apon this place by chance. We had coffees and pastries. The pastries were amazing and the coffee also..."
"Stopped by here after failing to get Krispy Kreme from down the road. It wasn't too bad of a consolation prize. Had the mille fuille and it was nice...."
"This place is bordering on (and may evolve into) a full French bistro (a propper one - not the dumbed down kiwi ones we get). Yes their offer is as..."
"I wish I could give Latelier du Fromage a higher rating than 5! I had the 'Meal of the Day' for lunch and it was BEAUTIFUL! I had chicken breast,..."
"Bonjour! This is a place where you can find the real French people and of course the food and also wine here! I came here for Lunch, this is a lil..."
Judie Zoe Ang
"Bonjour!!! it really is a FRECH PRIDE!!This is what happend when your GPS is playing up and you end up in a corner out of nowhere, you find..."
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"Worth a visit for the cute French Style Cafe Food and Coffee and deli food, plus a fantastic upstairs range of authentic French Wine. There is more..."
"An intriguing wee French place, as when you first walk in it has a lovely wee cafe setup with your typical french food, though I feel not a big..."
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"Absolutely amazingggg! Really worth the price! Top notch fine dining dégustation. The only thing I didn't like or could be improved, was the..."
"Came by as part of the Food month as they had a special dining menu. We had to come by before they closed.We came through the bar entrance..."
"My go-to restaurant in CBD for a fine dining experience.Love the exquisite ambience, the creativity & high quality of the food, and the amazing..."
"Came here for a birthday dinner and was blown away by the quality of food here. Each dish was creative, beautifully presented, using sustainable..."
"I had dinner at Clooney on a special day and ordered the restaurant month 'Build your own' menu.All the dishes were amazing and had their..."
"A low-key restaurant situated in Freeman’s Bay. Well known to it’s elegant styling and classy dining atmospheres. Revisiting after 4 years, I am..."
"Delicious food, amazing atmosphere and super knowledgable staff. Everything was well thought through and I loved the stories being told behind some..."
"Tried the full course menu with wine pairing, very nice atmosphere and excellent service. However half of the courses were seafood so if you are..."
"Love their venue - perfect for a great fine dining experience. Their menu does change throughougt out the year. Ordered the chicken rillette which..."
"Absolutely blown away by my amazing dinner and experience at Clooney just yesterday. The ambience, the service and the food were just out of this..."
"Innovative and creative. The food was made in a way that was visually exciting. In terms of overall quality, I think its a bit overpriced but..."
"One of the best dining experiences we’ve had. From the moment you first walk in getting wow’ed by the atmosphere, to the most entertaining waiter..."
"So impressed by the way the food told a story of the history of New Zealand. Up there with one of the best degustation restaurants in the country..."
"Just sensational! The only degustation menu that delivered excellence in every bite. Interesting setting, more suitable for a couple than friends..."
"Was very excited to try Clooney for a birthday celebration. As one of only 4 three hatted restaurants in NZ perhaps our expectations were just too..."
"The most expensive restaurant menu: Clooneys. 3 canapés, and four menu items. The canapés were beautifully designed and each had its..."
"The new Clooney has the same beautiful ambiance it always had. The food is new however, creative and adventurous.The Canapés were served by..."
"Lovely experience!! Foods r all amazing, even tho this is a 12-course dinner but u wont feel too full! Wish to have a stable waiter with our own..."
"Had to run to Clooney as soon as I've heard it would close. It was great to know that it lives up to its reputation. Clooney is a..."
"This place create beautiful dishes.Accompanied with dim light and simple deco that create edgy yet classy atmospehere.The service is..."
"Decided upon 3 course Clooney’s Al la Carte menu for a special dinner with friends. Very particular & incredibly well travelled palates around the..."
"I started off buying gift certificates here for friends who adore this place but had to give it a try for myself. Service is completely top..."
"We were fortunate enough to get a table for two as an anniversary celebration. We opted for the wine matched 14 (15) course degustation..."
"The venue and the interior design is quite interesting.It is quite dark in the restaurant and also the bar area but you get used to it after a..."
"If you can choose only one fine dining experience in Auckland, then I suggest Clooney. Which is exactly what I did as soon as I knew I was flying..."
"Having tried degustation here several times with wine matching across various menu's - each time we have left feeling so happy and delighted with the..."
"Impeccable in every way. Very easy online booking process and flawless service from start to finish. Graham, our waiter, painted pictures of the menu..."
"Possibly the best restaurants I've ever been to. Took my girlfriend here for her birthday and what a treat it was. The place was very dim lit and..."
"Amazing service & fantastic food. I've been to many up market restaurants around the world, this place is well presented especially for Auckland...."
"Went there recently for the 7-course degustation menu with my darling brother, and then again to celebrate a friend's birthday. Fabulous atmosphere,..."
"Have only been here once, but based on that experience is possibly my favourite Auckland fine dining restaurant. Absolutely delicious food,..."
"Best restaurant in auckland. Degustation with wine pairing is best option for first timers. Head waiter Dom is the best! Keep going back as they are..."
"Went there for a birthday and we had the 7 course menu. Our waiter "Matthew" was very nice, informative and helpful. They customized our order rto..."
"Although pricey, this is one of the best dining experiences that I have had. It is what fine dining is all about. The dishes are well thought out..."
"Stunning dishes and excellent service! The dégustation menu provides wonderful variety with 7 dishes of different combinations, complete with..."
"Ambiance was great! Staff were very friendly and welcoming. Me and my partner had three course meal. We've experienced a blast of complex flavours..."
"Came here for my birthday with my partner and the service was amazing. The food didn't stand out to me too much but it still tasted very pleasing...."
"An absolutely amazing dining experience. Came here for an anniversary celebration and had the 7 course degustation menu. They started us..."
"Amazing! From the food to the service. 6 out of 5. One of the best place in Auckland. Truly would like to recommend to my friend. Gotta to be in your..."
"What can I say? From service to food, everything was on point! There wasn't a single dish I disliked. Not only the food tastes amazing, you can tell..."
"Perfect! Everything, from the food to service to décor, was perfection. I absolutely love the interior; particularly the 1960's gatsby fringed..."
"just made me wow！everything was perfectly cooked，plated and served. great flavour，great texture ，freshness，color..."
"We had the 7 course degustation menu and 'everything but wine' pairing. The restaurant is stunning inside and is perfect for a romantic dinner date...."
"2 words. Gorgeous Food. we only came to the restaurant because i wanted to try their dessert and yes the place is on the high end side but the food..."
"Went in for dinner on Monday night with my partner.Food was outstanding and service was on point.Fantastic wine list and the venue looks..."
"Superb, mind-blowing and exceptional - had the 7 course degustation with matching wines. Exceeded expectations and gets an extremely rare 5 star..."
"Came here with a group of friends for my bestie and my birthday dinner! We booked the semi private room. Service was impeccable and the restaurant..."
"Such a great experience and a must see! Cocktails are amazing! My partner and I especially loved how the tables and lighting felt like it was just..."
"As good as it gets, reminiscent of Gastro Park in Sydney. This place deserves every accolade that it receives.The room hasn't really..."
"For my partners birthday I thought I’d surprise her with the 7 course tasting menu with matching wines at Clooney. I had been to Clooney around 6..."
"Went to Clooney last night for Valentine's Day dinner. Sophisticated class from start to finish. From the professional greeting from the sommelier..."
Three Over One
"I went to Clooneys Thursday just been with some friends for dinner. It is not the first or last time I'll pay a visit to this elegant, fine dining..."
"An awesome place to come to. Service is absolutely awesome. We showed them a dessert we had in the past and even though it wasnt on the menu they..."
"Another find dining establishment, located just on the outskirts of the CBD, but walkable.Thought I would give this place a try before the..."
"Attended a wedding party in the private dining room downstairs. We had a five course degustation menu of crayfish, pork, duck, lamb and a dessert...."
"Since I've only just started this zomato account, most of my rood reviews might be from a while ago, as i had written them in my book. This one is..."
"Had a good experience dining with friendly service. I had a 7 tasting course. Had a nice variety food. But sorry to say there are overlap cooking..."
"We headed along for the tasting menu with matching wines. The service was outstanding and it also gave the opportunity to taste some fantastic wines..."
"Absolutely outstanding meal and experience. We enjoyed a drink at the bar first and then choose the 7 course tasting menu with matching wines. The..."
"One of Auckland's most renowned establishments for quality, I couldn't wait to try Chef Des Harris's creations. They didn't..."
"Jeebers lord above. Best food I've ever eaten by a decent margin and the most expensive food I've ever eaten by a country mile. Waiter treated us..."
"We came in with a reservation even though it was a Sunday night because we've heard that the place fills up fast. You would have never thought that..."
"THE BEST RESTAURANT IN NZ!! Been to a number of the top restaurants in NZ but Des Harris is a genius!!! Perfect,balanced meals full of explosions of..."
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"Went to Clooney on a Sunday night, no reservation was needed and we were seated promptly. The atmosphere of the restaurant is very cosy with red..."
"I've been to Clooney before, so the ambience and the pricetag were no surprise. I find it very classy, but maybe the aesthetic is not to everyone's..."
"Great service. Perfect food. Amazing flavours.Hens eggs on onion was amazing and creamy. Duck lamb was great figs and other parts of the dish..."
"Perfect dining experience. Ambience, Food, Drinks, Service- could not have been better. In my opinion, best fine dining in Auckland (probably..."
"Took my partner for his birthday dinner; service was fantastic, I loved the interior as well. Food on a pricey side but I was full after entree and..."
"We ate here last Wednesday and even mid week it was reasonably busy, deservedly so. From our drink in the bar to the three courses we had for..."
"Delicious!. Amazing food and very helpful staff. Each dish was presented impeccably and the food combinations worked so well..The ambience..."
"Clooney opened in 2006 and I've been there once before for a meal but this time was a present from the family. We were going all in on their 7 course..."
"We had dinner on the 3 March @7.We celebrated my sisters birthday , we had a wonderful time and will be back.Food was amazing , service awesome..."
"Amazing service here at clooney. Also what made it stand out was that although busy, the volume was not loud and you could still hear yourself think..."
"First visit to Clooney and we thought to try the 7 course degustation menu...the food was generally tasty, the high notes for me being the lamb dish..."
"Wonderful atmosphere paired with exceptional food. Clooney is a must go if you are in Auckland! Would definitely recommend the degustation menu if..."
"If you want to have a real treat then try this place! Food is amazing albeit small portions. The key word is treat! A once in a blue moon kinda treat..."
"I only advise to go after dark, if you go before the sun is down, the place loses its ambience.The food is top notch, the atmosphere..."
"We ate at Clooney last night - superb food and service; couldn't fault it. We chose from the a la carte menu and had three courses each and that was..."
"We recently ate the 7 course tasting menu at Clooney. The service got off to a slow start, perhaps they were finishing off the first sitting, but as..."
""Wow !! Loved all of it ++"Wow! What a treat. Expensive but a special occasion treat. Excellent friendly and helpful service. Romantic..."
Maria Van Den Berg
"We have been going the past two years for our Wedding Anniversary and must say that it is BY FAR the best food experience in Auckland. Great service..."
"We came here for a special occasion... certainly isn't something we could do on a regular basis. And since we were celebrating, we decided to do it..."
"Clooney is my favourite restaurant, I have been meaning to write a review on here for a while. I have been twice and both times the food was amazing..."
"Had a lovely time and the food was very well presented. Definitely justifies the high prices you commit too and excellent service.Hoping to dine..."
"By far the best place I have been to in Auckland. Went there for my 30th Birthday and it was absolutely stunning. Great service, divine food,..."
"Went to Clooney for our 15th wedding anniversary. So to set the scene we were there to celebrate a wonderful marriage with our best friends. We had..."
"This was everything we expected and more. A restaurant that really lives up to it's fine dining reputation. All four of us ordered different meals..."
"I have been to Clooney twice this year together with my husband and friends and on both occassions we have been throughly impressed, not only by the..."
"Yes the portion was small but who cares. It has the right ambient, the food was beautiful (both in terms of the look and the taste), and the waiting..."
"We ate here last week, it was my Mum's birthday and there were four of us. We have been to Clooney before but this time wasn't such a good..."
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"Stunning food! Beautiful interior. Spacious and good for large groups. The beef cheek dish was delicious - flavours on the plate made this..."
"I really liked the place. The atmosphere is very nice. The prices are good. The food is so yummy. Tabouleh dish was yummy. The fish was devine. The..."
"I came to Gerome with my boyfriend and we had such a great time dining here. Firstly, the atmosphere was beautiful, the decorations were cosy,..."
"Had dinner here today. We had the prawn manti, lamb sheftalia, barbecued eggplant, fried kaitaifi prawns and the barbecued chicken thigh. Everything..."
"A different experience that is definitely worth!Amazing restaurant when it comes to space and costumer service.Truly a different concept..."
"Came on recommendation and will be back. There were a few dishes that we weren’t too familiar with but the staff are very knowledgeable and helped..."
"Absolutely perfect food.We got the lamb sheftalia (meatballs), prawn manti (dumplings), barbecued eggplant, chicken skewers and..."
Suprizzle Fo Shizzle
"Came here after a friends recommendation and already can't wait to come back. As a couple we shared a small plate, 2 large and 2 sides. This was more..."
"Gerome's is impressive. The chicken souvlaki was amazing - Gerome's menu is abundant and everything looks appealing. Great atmosphere and staff are..."
"One of a kind food and it is always amazing, been here about 3 times and they never disappoint. Have tried quite a few things but the mains are..."
"My partner and I had the best dinner date ever last night!! From the ambience, the atmosphere, the lovely stuff and most importantly, the out of this..."
"I went to this place around 6 p.m. on Thursday with six other people.Atmosphere: 4/4The place is spacious and well..."
"We realised we hadn’t actually gotten to experience much good Greek food in Auckland at all, so we were pretty psyched to hit up one of the cities..."
"4 of us went for dinner here last night. Service was excellent - friendly, knowledgable waiter who wasn't intrusive; Food was excellent and the..."
"Rainy tuesday night but i decided i had to go. Buttermilk pitas were divine. Not typically a fan of olives but they wernt too bad. Tried the harissa..."
"Loved the ambience, the service is also great.Had the lamb shoulder and market fish, the lamb was a bit bland for me, but the fish was..."
"My word. What an absolute gem. Been here 4 times and every single time I get lost in how good this place is. The buttermilk pitas are insanely good...."
"nice setting and great selection of the drinks not too many choices on the food menu. We had the pork cheeck egg plant and prawns from the small..."
"Loved the food, service, and the ambience. They have a cozy upscale ambience however I took a star out because the heavy door and the dim lighting..."
"Absolutely loved the dinner I had the other night here! From ambience to service it was spot on! The food here is made to share so you can..."
"Hands down one of the BEST culinary skills I’ve encountered in Auckland. We ordered most of their menu to share between 4. From entrees..."
"Where to start ! Came here with an earlybird voucher but was running half an hour late. Staff were so good about it which we really appreciated...."
S&G Take Auckland
"This place has an amazing modern deco. Love it, Blue valet with metal gold bar set up. Food is lovely and service is awesome. They had a private..."
"Excellent place all around!Must try the eggplant with gruyere! We also tried the fish of the day which was great too. Ordered the chips..."
"The fancy and modern decorate and service was fantastic. We ordered lamb souvlaki ，pork cheek and roast califlower for sharing. I love pork cheek..."
"Where do I begin.... basically ordered half the menu!! The bread and dips the lamb, chicken, fish and cauliflower of the large dishes. The prawns,..."
"Ok. so I wouldn't usually go for Mediterranean cuisine myself but as it was the favorite of my best mate we hit up a Gerome early on a Tuesday night...."
"Gerome is NO short in delicious flavours. Every dish that came out were presented beautifully just by looking at it you can almost tell that it's..."
"I have been here both for lunch and dinner and loved it! I like the cosy/fancy atmosphere and the service is fantastic.The lamb souvlaki for..."
"Interesting flavours. I enjoyed the pork cheek the best. Some dishes were a bit too sweet for my liking. Atmosphere is very cool. Dishes designed for..."
"Gerome is an exceptional casual-dining eatery - nice & special food; comfortable dining area; good & efficient service. We started with the..."
"Came here yesterday with my partner and we ordered two small dishes, one side, one main and a dessert. Each dish was cooked to perfection. My..."
"Gorgeous place. Lovely service and yummy food. Upstairs can get pretty hot, soWe asked to stay downstairs. The waiter was so lovely and the..."
"Great location in Parnell with a beautiful ambience & friendly service.Varied menu with small & large dishes designed for sharing. We tried a..."
"I’m so glad to come this place. Food here not make me disappoint I love grilled prawn with whole shell. And butter milk pita bread is very..."
"One of our favourite restaurants currently, have been about 4 times. The pita breads with taramasalata are a must, absolutely amazing. The pork cheek..."
"Wow, the taste of their amazing food still lingers. . . They have a small menu and the restaurant allows sharing, that's the reason this place..."
"I was lucky enough to visit Gerome last month with a few friends, and I was not disappointed. We managed to get a table upstairs which is so..."
"Atmosphere warm and plush, impeccable service and a terrific Greek-influenced menu.Is there such a thing as Greek-modern? It would be..."
"A beautiful spot to dine at; the interior set a relaxing mood. The staff were friendly and helpful! The food was tasty, however there were limited..."
"I’ve been here a few times now and I can honestly say the service is fantastic, the food is delicious and the decor is lovely ! Parnell has some..."
"An excellent place for lunch or dinner. Went again today and it's definitely on my regular places to go list. Great service and great food - at quite..."
"OH EM GEEIs all I need to say! This is totally the place to dine. My partner and I came here for dinner. We were greeted with smiles, the..."
"Shut up and take my money.Service was attentive and thoughtful; decor beautiful. Food could not be faulted.Loved it. Planning my..."
"Love this restaurant! Food is always delicious and great value for money! Sharing plates makes the food go a long way and there buttermilk pita..."
"Came by for lunch to try it out. Quite a nice place where they take your umbrellas and jackets as you enter. Along with the lunch menu, they had..."
"The lamb is insane!! Slow cooked like your mother did it back home in Greece. Burnt eggplant & other veg dishes were all outstanding. 5/5 for the..."
"Great range of flavoursome Mediterranean dishes designed to be shared.I dinned at this restaurant with a decent sized group which meant I got to..."
"Really amazing interior design that’s so contemporary, elegant and has elements of Ancient Greece. Would love a name for the interior designer..."
Yi Lin Inez Zheng
"We went there for a friends birthday (20 of us) on a friday night and went for the set menu option. By the end of the night we were all full and..."
"We've had lunch at Gerome twice now and each time we over ordered. It's hard not to because everything sounds so tempting. The food is excellent..."
"Went here for dinner on a Sunday night. I was super excited to try this place out as I go to NSP all the time and was curious what this restaurant..."
"Gerome is gorgeous. Amazing food, great concept for sharing. The staff are amazing and attentive. The steak, the lamb and the fish are all gorgeous...."
"Beautiful ambience. Very creative and complementary combination of ingredients. The lamb was very tender and tasty. The burnt eggplant was done..."
"Gerome is new modern upcomer in Parnell, and we couldn't of asked for a better place. Gerome has really stood out for me with its uplifting design..."
"Gerome was an exquisite dining adventure! The staff are very friendly and the food is outstanding! I came here for my birthday and I enjoyed every..."
"This place is nicely spaced out with a good balance so that it feels private yet also close enough to others so that the place is lively/sociable...."
"Fantastic food,great friendly staff,The food portions are generous and everybody loved their dishes,we all absolutely love the fit out , We're..."
"Came here a month ago with friends. The decor is stunning and the booths are cosy. We had cocktails and Shared plates for dinner. The highlights for..."
"The decor is lovely and the service is professional, albeit stretched too thin amongst many tables. The food was good enough and fairly priced (for..."
"We were excited to go to Gerome after spending many happy times at its predecessor. Gerome more than exceeded expectations with beautiful ambiance..."
"Gerome is the latest newcomer to Parnell’s dining scene, occupying the space where the famous Iguacu used to be. This new restaurant is serving..."
Georgie @ Georgieats
"New Greek restaurant in Parnell. Ambience was very nice and service was great. Flat bread with dips and olives - loved this! Great starter to..."
"The rich teal blue, velvet bunker seating is eye-catchingly sumptuous as you arrive, with an industrial 'edge' in the remaining decor. It leaves..."
" Just spent a fantastic night beautiful food ,the beef rib was falling off the bone ,the bread lovely hot and crunchy, fried cheese with fig ,wiping..."
"The dining room is chic and cool, the spirit of the old Iguacu would approve! The Greek/Mediterranean fusion menu was interesting, built to share,..."
"Excellent food with vabioulous atomosphere absolutely incredible place for family or friends the taste of the food is very delightful will come back..."
Sameer Behnam Alsammak
"Fine dining at its best Highly recommended, great menu variety of dishes , great service and atmosphere, will definitely come back . Nice..."
"Four years in the making, with a budget that surpasses what I can imagine, from the ashes of our old favourite Iguaçu rises a new Greek fusion..."
"Beautiful restaurant setting and vibe, lovely Customer service with a delicious menu set to ensure a valuable night of dining. I had the short rib..."
Tina Pio Luani-Rod Nansen
"Gerome "Greek Fusion" for venue layout it a solid 10/10 it feels like you could be in NY, suede booths, great mezzanine floor, impressive open..."
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"Stopping by for more treats we grabbed the peanut butter chocolate cookie and the white chocolate macadamia nut cookie. Both were good but we were..."
Tasteful Seconds By Kyrsta Lynn
"All there are coockies are always freshly backed and super delicious. Specially there chewy chocolate chip cookie is amaizing! A go to..."
"The delicious smell of cookies coming from Mrs. Higgins while walking down Queen St. always intrigued me.I'm so glad I finally gave it a go..."
"This cookie shop have been opened many years, always bought double choc cookie for afternoontea when i was in uni. Staff nice and friend. Chocolate..."
LuNa The TuNa
"You cannot go to Auckland and not stopping in Queen Street to eat those amazing fresh cookies! I spent weeks in that city and I had one of them every..."
"The cookies smell sooo good here. Their cookies are amazing - crispy on the edge and chewy in the middle. Very generous with the chocolate in the..."
"Yummy:) it was 2 for 4.5! I have not tried this cookie for a long time. Was good:) one was cherry one ,and other one was triple chocolate...."
Alice In New Zealand
"Denny Setiawan always love cookies and most of them cookies with ice cream.. forgot which cookies that we choose however it’s always nice to have..."
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"Tempting smell across Queen Street makes it mandatory to stop by and pick up a snack or a few. Seriously good, oven-fresh cookies that are super..."
"A little hole-in-the-wall cookie shop on Queen St. It always smells so nice whenever I walk pass, even from 20m away. Tried almost all flavours of..."
"I always order the double or triple choc chip cookies which have always been served to me warm which is a bonus. I like the chewiness of the cookies..."
"Decently priced large cookies, always fresh and usually warm as well. We got these after a day hike at rangitoto island which made these cookies all..."
"Freshly baked cookies. You can’t go wrong. If you are lucky wait for the hot ones. Service: 3/5Food Quality: 4/5Food..."
"BEST COOKIES EVER!!!!Service: 10/10The lady was super kind and was patient when I was fumbling with my money. All the workers have..."
"As you pass Mrs Higgins, the smell almost makes you stop to have a look on why does it smell so good.The chocolate fudge brownies are..."
"Who doesn't love Mrs Higgins? You can smell their freshly baked cookies as you're walking up/down queen street. A wide range to choose from and their..."
"A great location on the Queen Street. The customer service is good. It's usually busy in here due to the tasty cookies they sell. Been here few times..."
"The best Anzac cookies in Auckland!! A bit pricey but definitely worth it ❤️❤️ Chewy caramel cookies are yummy too 😋😋 Freshly made..."
"The macadamia cookie will always be my favourite, the texture is soft, yet crunchy. And it is not too sweet, which is good because I can pair this..."
"It's very very very yummy cookies!!🍪 I really love it. Next time I will eat it all🤤I recommend you to eat a chocolate and a white..."
"Good cookies but not great. So many range to choose from, every time I walk past their the smell of freshly baked goods smells amazing but!... it..."
"I seriously just love these cookies. Can eat so many at a time so I am now only allowing myself one. The texture is the perfect mixture of crunchy..."
Kiwi Eats Asia
"Legit my favourite cookies. I'm always craving these. The staff are friendly and nice the cookies are yum and in a convenient location. What's not to..."
"I don't think my words can do justice to Mrs. Higgins cookies. They are the most yummiest sin you can do to yourself because you just can't stop at..."
"my fave cookies in auckland! melt in your mouth kind of taste. the cookies are always taste like it was fresh from the oven. i can eat 5 cookies in..."
"Warm tasty cookies! A good treat every now and again. Nice small little outlet for that cookie on the go. I usually grab the chocolate chip cookie..."
"What is not to love about this place. I cannot control myself whenever I am there. You must get something from this place for for loved ones, they..."
"You would always feel the smell of Mrs.Higgins freshly made cookies once you pass it. Very delicious, yummy and hot that even melt in your mouth. My..."
"Can't fault Mrs. Higgins cookies. Even from far away you can smell the goodness of their cookies. I love their cookies so much, and the prices are..."
"Favourite place for getting cookies since waaay back! (Since childhood) Select any flavour of cookie and you'll be munching on a very delicious..."
"I generally do give my thoughts and insights on every eatery I visit and it occurred to me today while returning from work casually picking up a..."
"I'm so sad, i only ate a chocolate peanut butter cookie and flew back to my country, Chile. I want moooooooooore, so if i come back i'll be there for..."
Camila Andrea Torres Barros
"My favourite cookie place, Nice and chewy cookies - My favourite is Macadamia nut and white chocolate. It is advisable that you pre-look into their..."
Arvin Raymond Dsouza
"What's not to love, truly an icon in Auckland city. Miss Higgins cookies are a great snack on the go, if you feel like a treat for reasonable prices...."
"The Best Cookie Brand in Auckland,NewZealand.We have been liking this Brand since 2001.I was a small kid when my dad used to get for me and my..."
"I love the cookies of this place best in the world hot and creamy i like to eat it everyday very nice taste but sometimes my cookies are out of..."
"There is nothing that disappoints me whenever I come across this tiny store. Their cookies are the best and there was a time when I actually wanted..."
"Absolutely love the freshly baked cookies! The smell when you walk past is soo tempting! I love their fruit and nut cookie and the white choc..."
"The best cookies ever. I cant walk past without getting one!! My favourites are white chocolate delight and peanut butter, milk..."
"■ Great quality■ Great service■ BusyAnyone who's walked along Queen Street without being turned on by Mrs Higgins'..."
"High quality, delicious, scrumptious cookies!!!! Every time I walk by it is a struggle to not purchase a cookie! the smell draws you in! Mrs..."
"My friend brought me here when I first came to Auckland and she made me fell in love with the cookies. Thus, I spread the love by gifting it to my..."
"Quick yum cookies on the go. They're always warm and soft, which is the best way to eat a cookie :) pretty affordable prices too comparing to other..."
"I grew up with Mrs Higgins and my visits to New Zealand are never complete without a visit to this hallmark. The cookies are baked perfections with..."
Carlo Luis Lee
"The smell of these cookies go all around Queen Street. They are hard to resist! They are really yum cookies but not all the flavors are..."
"This a cute little stall that sells freshly made cookies! Whenever I'm walking past, I get a big whiff of their fresh smelling cookies! So tempting!..."
"My friend told me about these cookies and they sounded amazing so when i was with him in the city i said lets go try! Literally blink and u will miss..."
Stacey Jane Rainbow
"I can't handle Mrs. Higgin's cookies. They smell so FREAKIN' GOOD! They taste just as good as they smell and look. I can't really fault them except a..."
WeiTing Ashley Shyu
"This place is so hard to resist whenever I walk past..! You can smell it way before you get there, and by that time I’m usually already deciding..."
"I can smell Mrs Higgins from up the road. Okay that's an exaggeration but everyone knows that when you walk anywhere NEAR the little Mrs Higgins..."
"It's that scent of freshly baked cookies you smell every single time you walk past that gets you hooked. You pretty much HAVE to buy one every time..."
"There are only a few things which can come close to a mother's love..the sweet aroma of freshly baked cookies is one of them..whenever you pass by..."
"One of the first large gourmet cookie parlours that I've visited in town. The aroma of their cookies always drift a long way on Queen street and you..."
"Decent cookies with a wide selection. Easy access as well being on the main queen st strip. Don't often buy cookies but there's often a hungry queue..."
"Mrs Higgins is always my guilty pleasure. It is also a very convenient place on Queen Street, so I always have to walk past when I am in town and..."
Tian Tian Zhang
"From $2 a cookie Mrs Higgins knows how to hook us in. The service is fast and polite but the lady who served me today was blunt and grumpy...."
"This place smells gorgeous! It's hard to resist the temptation to take a peek whenever I pass by this area. Their cookies are yum, lots of different..."
"Yummy yummy yummy. Their fresh baked biscuits are always so tempting as they waft past you on a cold day walking past queen street. Good prices, it's..."
"Fantastic take-away place with different types of cookies. They are fresh and hit your taste bud in all the right places. The aroma from the cookies..."
"Ridiculously awesome cookies with a very impressive range to choose from. Can't help stop to look at the wide range of flavours that you have every..."
Jaya On Fire
"Every time when I walk pass I just can't resist the smell and look of these beautifully baked cookies. My favourite has to be the mint chocolate..."
"The classic cookie bakery - does it what does perfectly, every time. Walking through Queen Street is all the more enjoyable when you pass Mrs Higgins..."
"All I can say is 'BEST COOKIES EVER'. I live over the north shore and don't really go into town very often but every time I do I make sure to stop..."
"The smell of fresh cookie in the morning just makes you go NUTS! Obviously not the healthiest choice, but who cares right? Mouthwatering cookies..."
"Love it! Is the best cookie ever!!! You can smell cookie when you walking on the queen street avenue! I love macadamia cookie and white..."
"Mrs Higgins is still my favourite cookie gal! I love coming here for my cookie fix - the result is always pleasing! The cookies are always fresh,..."
"The cookies are so good here! Still fresh and warm and sold at a good price. I can't remember what I had but it had peanuts in it so I think it was a..."
"Another one of my favourite comfort foods! Mrs. Higgins is touching peoples' souls with the oh-so-amazing combination of crunchy and gooey cookies..."
Deanne Janice Pereira
"Best cookie ever !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My favorite was the white CHOCO chips one. I love it so much like I want to marry it. The chocolate melts in my..."
"Nestled snugly in the heart of Queen Street, Mrs Higgins is the perfect place for a quick pick-me-up. Assuming you like cookies (who..."
"Walking around downtown in winter , smell that freshly baked cookies . Just ask them to give you a warm one if there is any , you will just die in..."
Shharukh Issani (Sharkx)
"Mrs Higgins is a perfect place to buy some cookies as pick-me-up snacks. Love the cookies and definitely will come back for more next..."
"Walk on queen's street is never complete without the aroma of Mrs. Higgins cookies filling the air. Be it the crusty fudge or the crispy cookies. A..."
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"Our reliable, friendly cookie provider! There's nothing like a good warm couple of cookies fresh from the shop... I'm not actually sure whether they..."
"Mrs Higgins is the home to the softest and chewiest cookies that are hot out of the oven. There's always these delicious smells of constant baking..."
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"Most loveliest indian restaurant for date night. Food is divine aromatic & authentic tasting so delicious; richly and tender cooked mear in its..."
"We have been to Raja's many times over the last five years and have enjoyed every meal. They have an extensive menu and always provide great food and..."
"Best of auckland indian food restaurant surely..."
"First time ordering food from Raja’s and on a cold and wet evening we thru caution to the wind. Ordered Butter Chicken both mild and medium and..."
"The best Indian restaurant in east auckland . If you try this place you will never go anywhere else! Simply the best service..."
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"Best Indian I have ever had, outstanding service, totally recommend to all, you simply must..."
"I had my bday party recently. The food was very good. Served in time. The staff is very friendly. They know your needs and serves accordingly. Would..."
"Raja Indian Restaurant is one of top restaurants in Auckland. They are awesome and they are best in what they do!!! Their food quality & taste is..."
"This is one of the top level Indian restaurant, I have ever been. Not only in New Zealand also worldwide. I'm not only talking about the beautiful..."
"I think it was called the Punjabi chicken curry and the butter chicken, oh man, too damn good! And the best cheese garlic naan I’ve ever..."
"We went there again on a Saturday night and had another wonderful experience. We could not have asked for better service. My partner has some dietary..."
"The food is great and is perfect mix between authentic and kiwi blend. Tastes great food...."
"Been here only once but have noticed that all the staff are very welcoming, polite, and reguarly checking in if we are ok and need anything. Food was..."
"Outstanding, friendly, and knowledgeable service. The staff is friendly and competent. The atmosphere is casual and..."
"Have visited the place for lunch quite a few times. The lamb madras and chicken tikka masala were a deadly combination. Very tasty and good sized..."
"Strongly recommend this place, love love their naan bread was soft and flaky enjoyed it so much, we had the chicken biryani and the Chicken Tikka..."
Rizelle Ariana Martinez
"First time to Raja’s, and it won’t be the last..Ambience: beautiful, cosy & warm.. Customer Service: staff were so lovely & very..."
"Excellent food, courteous staff and good location. Consistently good cuisine. The taste is very authentic indian with good quality food. Service is..."
"Had such an amazing time at the restaurant. The service was great, the food was delicious, and the atmosphere was relaxing. Definitely coming back..."
"By far one of the best Indian food I have had in ages! I emailed the restaurant regarding booking for a table of 8 (27th Jan 2019) The lovely lady..."
"Great service very friendly staff, and the food was just amazing cant wait for my next dine out with my family. So far the best indian resturant i..."
Rajiv Kumar Swamy
"Tried Raja's Indian restaurant for the first time and the food was delicious and worth its price. The manager on duty, Vikramjeet, was helpful,..."
"We had celebrate our friend's birthday yesterday at raja's restaurant. There was delicious food and angoori aloo with secret recipe its new taste..."
"Just had a fantastic dine in at this wonderful restaurant the food was fresh and tasty and our hostess was helpful and attentive our compliments to..."
"I have been to Rajas on many occasions and had nothing but good things to say. The food is nothing short of fantastic in quality of ingredients,..."
"The curries are always packed full of flavor and delicious here. I recommend the butter chicken, fish masala and chicken saag. This is my go to place..."
"Excellent food, great hospitality .We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner. Shared non veg platter was out of the world. Sholay Kebab was just Amazing. Will..."
"Wow! What an amazing place. This is hands down THE BEST Indian restaurant experience we have ever had. Amazing food, service, atmosphere and menu...."
Dalton A. Walker
"best indian food i ever tasted in Auckland,specially Chili Paneer ,even they have hips of option for vegetarian food .Most recommended,nice and..."
"Havnt tried the food here in a long time but i would say that i regretted that i dint :) it ll be on my one of the favourites to go always!..."
"Visiting this place 1st time ( Last night )Was a really Good ExperienceDelicious food, Excellent Service.We have tried their alloo..."
"Although it's not on their written menu they will make you the best Beef Do Piaza. It's our regular takeaway treat. The fact they're always happy to..."
"Great food and great staff, specially would like to thank Mansi who took great care of our dietary requirements. If you’re looking for quality..."
"Just had this and what a lovely place this is. Great service, pleasant and nice place to be in.Awesome food, definitely a go to..."
"On a whirlwind family trip from Australia, I decided to google closest Indian restaurants as I was having cravings. Raja’s came up, and I am so..."
"Enjoyed the service, environment was very nice, the customer service was flawless. I felt like I was a boss and they would do anything I ask them to..."
"Friendly staff, authentic high quality cuisine with attention to detail. I've been to Raja's many times since my first visit. When I'm craving a..."
"Probably my definite go to when I’m craving Indian cuisine. Especially with their refillable rice, you will never leave Raja’s on an empty..."
"very lovely atmosphere. friendly staff and wonderful food. curries are thick and full of meats/ cheese. would highly recommend. I suggest booking in..."
"Top curry in Auckland! I have tried almost every popular Indian restaurants in Auckland and there's a reason why Im coming back to this place all the..."
"Rajas definitely is thetastiest experience of Indian food I've had!! Thick & delicious sauces andan extensive vegetarian selection, and a..."
"Great food, amazing service and fantastic decour. Wait is sometimes slightly lengthy but they make sure to look after waiting customers with water,..."
Andrew HR Yang
"There CHEF has changed and now we don't get that awesome Chicken Korma. I am really missing it. Food is still good but the presentation is not good...."
"A very good place to have dinner with family and friends. Very cozy and service was amazing. My favorite was fish amristari which was lip smacking...."
"Couldn't recommend this place enough! Well priced, delicious food and excellent service! We tried this as it was a recommendation from friends, and..."
"The food was very nice and the service pleasant as well. Very polite wait staff that explained the dishes very throughly. Both dine in or takeaways..."
"Very good. Fantastic food . Portions are very good. Had the chicken bhuna. Kheema naan. Alll 5/5. Amritsari kulfi was a bit of a let down compared..."
"Had our Christmas Team lunch at Raja's today and was totally impressed with a number of aspects. The place is very clean and comfortable, the..."
"Very tasty indian food. Always enjoy eating here, sometimes we eat too much. Nice small place and usually not too busy. Not sure why. Pleasant..."
"I been to Rajas restaurant earlier on this year for dinner with family. I had the lamb madras curry - medium which was was delicious and I really..."
"We only had takeaway but it was the best lamb korma ever, BC might be a bit rich for the average punter, seems like a classy establishment with..."
"A1 dining experi3nce. We were dressed very casually and turned up announced- but still made to feel welcome. Very helpful and friendly. The food was..."
Rach N Taa
"Love love love Raja's. Have eaten in a couple of times, sevice was fab. I also get delivery, always fast, food still hot, and always a smile. By far..."
"We moved back from the Netherlands late last year and realised the best Indian cuisine is in this part of the world. If you haven't been to Raja's..."
Waldo Van Paddenburg
"Delicious Naan bread, awesome service by TJ. Lemon lime bitter was really lemony with kick of spices inside loved it :) Peshawar naan was..."
"Best place to go to in East Auckland. We love the food, especially the vegetarian platter for two and the paneer dishes. Our daughter isnt a big fan..."
"Been to Raja's a few times and never got disappointed.This place knows how to roll the dice when it comes to Indian fine fair. The Balti Chicken..."
"Fantastic! Best curries, staff always very friendly and small wait times even when they're busy. My go to indian restaurant. Naan is also very..."
"Really amazing food and service! Would recommend to anyone, the service was amazing, such chatty and lovely service! The food was quick but very..."
"We went to Raja's last night for my birthday. Our waiter TJ was super friendly and provided great service throughout the night. I orderd the Tandoori..."
"We tried to find a restaurant in botany down yesterday. Surprisingly this Indian restaurant jumped out with a so high rate 4.2. We decided to give..."
"Quite a small Indian restaurant I'm use to but super cosy and the chandeliers make it look fancy and elegant.For starters we ordered the mixed..."
"I was very surprised to see 4.2 rating and thought to give it a go on 8th August. I must say that I was blown away by the quality and taste of the..."
"Great service and awesome food. Veggie Manchurian was the best dish ordered, right amount of spice and full of flavor. Paneer tikka and paneer kadai..."
"I was very surprised to find this Indian restaurant out east is rated as one of the best Indian restaurants in Auckland. I had to try it out and it..."
"The maitre'D has exceptionally high standards, e.g. if the naan bread is not piping hot he will tell the chefs to recook it! The curries are all..."
"One of the best places for Indian food. Tandoori stuffed capsicum was really very delicious, both the vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes were good,..."
"Nine of us had nine different dishes and they were all perfectly balanced and delicious. It's the closest to authentic Indian cuisine I've had in a..."
"Not the kind of person to write reviews. After a friend's recommendation, visited this restaurant from other end of town for lunch, Certainly worth..."
"Food and Flavour: 4/5Ambience: 4/5Seating: 4/5Service: 5/5Value for Money: 3.5/5One of the best Butter Chicken I have had in..."
BonZ Loves Food
"This restaurant is probably one of the best tasting butter chicken , there's good service 😊, good place for those curry cravings lol 😉😁,..."
"This food was amazing, could really experience the authentic flavour. Our family went for a casual dinner and were pleasantly surprised. The staff..."
"Thank you to the wonderful chefs and staff at Raja's. We just ate there tonight and it was the best indian food i have enjoyed for a long time. I..."
"Went here last night to celebrate my birthday with my family. Am not disappointed, the food, the ambiance and hospitality is superb. My whole family..."
"I have been to Raja's MANY times and it has been consistently amazing, the meats are tender and each sauce is different, with an authentic cooking..."
"This place is our go to Friday dinner restaurant .. we know we will get most amazing food and great service here. Delicious food from a great..."
"I wanted to have something which is spicy & Indian after reading through many reviews on Zomato I decided that I would go for the chicken 65. I did a..."
Trupti Anil Kudalkar
"Best place for the indian food been there many times. The best food with the best service, presentation and the best environment never been..."
"Excellent food. Staff was very friendly! We ordered chicken jalfrazze and lamb saagwala! Absolutely amazing food! Portion was excellent too! We were..."
Jing Yi Li
"This is my favorite place for Indian in Easter Akl, very flavorsome food, all from scratch and a great choice of lunch menus with naan included very..."
"We visited Raja's on Saturday night and were immediately made to feel welcome. When ordering our food we were offered help in deciding as well as if..."
"I am still rolling my eyes up and moaning -- not going to explain any further the taste of the food ,because can't explain that taste in words. when..."
"Really enjoyed this place. On a Tuesday night, away from the little one for the night we decided to indulge in a curry. Food was great, service was..."
"We had a really lovely dinner at Raja's last night. We went there based on all the reviews we had read about the restaurant online and it certainly..."
"My husband and I have travelled the world and always try to take in a local Thai and/or Indian restaurant while away, as they are two of our..."
"I've been to several places but I feel that this is the best Indian restaurant in Auckland. I've tried most of their dishes and I seriously can't..."
Sai Chaitanya Varma
"A group of 10 of us visited here on our most recent trip to NZ. HANDS DOWN this is the BEST Indian food I have EVER eaten. The service was..."
"excellent food and fast friendly service. Nice surroundings, very clean and good temperature. prices were not too high, very good value, highly..."
"Service was excellent, restaurant was very clean good a/c but not too cold. Waiter helped us order a meal that was yummy and made suggestions..."
"Amazingly delicious Indian food. Went there to treat friends and we were not disappointed. The ambience is good and does not give you the feeling of..."
Jyothi Madanlal Chhabria
"Best Indian food in Auckland!! This place is amazing. The service right when you walk in the door is perfection right until you leave.The food is the..."
"Great food and decently sized portions. 10 of us came over to Raja's a few nights ago for dinner, enjoyed a lovely meal with entrees, 8-9 mains and..."
"Food was very nice. Service was a bit slow but overall a very good experience. Would definitely come here again. Waiters were all very nice and had a..."
"Have ate at this restaurant before, but last night chose to eat here instead of driving out to Bucklands Beach as it was the closest restaurant to..."
"The best Indian Food that I have had in NZ! The owner was amazingly friendly and made sure we were well informed about the food we were about to..."
Mohammad Al Khatib
"Good tasting food. Everything was freshly made. Butter chicken was divine and authentic and supposedly best in auckland. Prawn madras was perfect...."
"Wonderful authentic food. Service was extremely polite, attentive and hands down the best we've had. Extremely informative and helpful. Mango lassi a..."
"Been there twice... authentic vegetarian food. Loved veg angoori & malai kofta. Great service, value for money. I m sure i m gonna visit more often..."
"Highly recommend this restaurant. Very good and friendly service and the food was first rate.Onion Bajis were amazing as were all mains - chicken..."
"The most enjoyable Tandori chicken EVER! Currently sipping on the most delicious Mango Lasi, not wanting it to end.Best Indian restaurant I have..."
"As a true connoisseur of Indian food, I can honestly say this is one of my favourite indian joints. All the curries and naan breads I've ordered here..."
"HiWe visited your restaurant last night and wanted to use Restaurant association voucher but it was declined due to insufficient equipment..."
"Excellent Indian cuisine with generous servings, and wonderful customer service. Big table booked and all food came out in good time. We had the..."
"Travelled all the way to botany to visit this place. I would definately recommend booking as it was busy. We ordered the vindaloo and biryani,..."
"HiA big thanks to the team of Raja restaurant for serving the delicious food and for the quick services ..👧🏻👨🏻The food was..."
"Fantastic food - we had takeaways from Raja's and it was delicious. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the ambiance seemed okay despite our..."
"I'm a simple man; I like good curry, and I like friendly service. I had plenty of both at Raja's. I live out West, so my fiance and I now make..."
"Fantastic service. Excellent food. Great atmosphere, we will definitely be coming back to this hidden gem!We were particularly impressed..."
"Recently visited Raja's Indian Restaurant with mixed expectations. Had seen great reviews but never heard anything by word of..."
"A typical Indian restaurant where you get all the naan's, curries and usual starters. We ordered some pakodas, honey cauliflower, fish..."
"Amazing Currie's nd pleasant vibe with an ambiance perfect for conversations# desi tadka at its best#amazng service and hospitality... luv to come..."
"Fantastic food, if you really want to eat authentic Indian food, this is the place to go.Beautiful ambiance, excellent customer service,..."
Kamal Jeet Singh
"The food was amazing (4/5) and service was excellent (5/5). Would totally recommend everyone to visit this place. One of the best indian restaurant..."
"Made a booking for 21 people on a Saturday night. Staff were extremely friendly and welcoming, and had no issues accommodating us. Despite a full..."
"On a Sunday, my friends & I had our first visit at Raja for early dinner, hoping that its high rating wouldn't disappoint us. We had the Christchurch..."
"Fantastic food, if you really want to eat authentic Indian food, this is the place to go.Beautiful ambiance, excellent customer service, very..."
"We went for dinner on a Thursday night. The food was amazing. The service was outstanding. And the food was really well priced. I would definitely..."
"Always drive by this place hence decided to give this place a try. Very delicious food. Excellent service. Manager on duty Vikram was very..."
"Very nice food. Probably is the best Indian food I have ever had in Auckland. More expensive than the other Indian restaurants but worth it. The..."
"We simply love the food here.The butter Naan were freshly made and not stretchy the subzis were fresh and superb. Will definitely come back can give..."
"What a lovely restaurant, delicious food and fantastic staff, each and every one. We had the Chicken Pakoras as a shared entree, they were really..."
"A real find thanks to someone's recommendation. Tonight we tried the takeaway option - easy to order online and ready when I arrived to collect -..."
"Great food great service really lovely place I will be back I would recommend this restaurant authentic and delicious aromas and flavors..."
"The place brings in true Indian flavours to Auckland,NZ. The staff that waits on you is extremely friendly and makes extra effort to make ur meal..."
"Highly recommend and I definitely know where to come back for our cravings ☺️ Best Food 😍 Best Place to hangout.. Yummy food. Nice..."
"Awesome food, excellent customer service!! Will definitely visit here again . Very lovely and friendly staff. Highly recommend to all and I..."
"We came to know about this restaurant from our family friend who highly recommended it.Thought of giving it a try and it was worth it,even though the..."
"Great atmosphere and service. Lovely manager and the chef's are amazing too. Would recommend - you can expect delicious Indian cuisine with great..."
"We ordered our dinner as takeaways. We got the Chicken manchurian, Chicken chow mein and Vegetarian fried rice. They took about 30 mins to bring the..."
"Was looking for a good Indian restaurant and found some good reviews for this place, decided to come dine here as my brother really enjoys Indian..."
"This place is really awesome!!! Food is fab and great service. It was all clean. The interior makes me remind of India. It has all Indian feel. Staff..."
Disha Gurjit Singh
"me and my husband went there on last monday night, place was very nice. staff was very friendly. Restaurant service was very good. the manager, kamal..."
"Loved the wonderful flavours but I recon quantity are really less not happy with that .... We ordered malai kofta which got only 4 kofta .. I don't..."
"the place is very quiet and beautifully decorated. the quality of food is superior and have excellent cook. the customer service also good. i like to..."
Ravinder Kaur Kailey
"Excellent friendly service. Food is delicious (perhaps a bit too much ginger☺) and delivery reliable and within the quoted estimated time. Thank..."
Carmen L Ferreira
"Once arrived immediately got amazing service and seated very prompt. All tables were very clean. Waited 15-20min, a little bit longer than some..."
"Thank you for another awesome night of great food and service ....we will be back again.Thank you for allowing us to take over with such a big..."
"Simply awesome.. If you are craving excellent Indian food, this is your place. Not only is the food delicious, the people that work there are the..."
"Have driven past this place several times and finally gave it a try tonight. What an experience. Food was amazing, full of flavour, presented great..."
"Went here on a Wednesday night, place was pretty quiet. But it's really easy to find and the restaurant itself is really nice inside. Our waiter..."
"We were surprised when we walked into Raja's. The interior is bright and beautifully decorated, it feels as if you are dining outside of the botany..."
Confessions Of A Foodaholic
"We went to Raja's for a special lunch yesterday. After reading the very positive reviews online we decided to go there. The ambience was very bright..."
"I've eaten here around 5 or 6 times. The service is better than most. The food is great. The ambience is the best of just about any Indian restaurant..."
"Although there are many Indian restaurants in Auckland including some good ones but I like Raja's restaurant a lot especially for the special..."
"Fabulous food, service a little slow but then they did have a party of over 25 at the same time as us, recommend to anyone who really enjoys..."
"We really impressed with our visit to this restaurant. The décor is modern attractive and very pleasant. Nice ambience too. waitress Jus was..."
"Great food Great customer serviceLove there paneer tikka masala one of the best till now I would like to recommend to the people who..."
"I was at Raja's today for lunch -16.01.16.I have to say the ambiance was great (as always) The service by Jas (staff) is excellent (as..."
"excellent food and excellent service had a good time.highly recommended.they made our special day more special. very cozy feeling.best Indian..."
"Rajas is an Indian restaurant to be loved by all. Being a 3 minute walk away from home, I find myself and my fiance regularly there, and even so,..."
Ruth Jee Won Um
"Had dinner here last night and all I can say is it was amazing, the food is fantastic! Jaspreet our waitress was very professional and friendly and..."
"Went out for a big family dinner. Staff was friendly and made great recommendations, we had the lamb vindaloo, butter chicken, aloo ghobi and prawn..."
"We normally go there for Friday lunches. Good quality food and good ambience. Average customer service. Excellent value for money specially if you..."
"Excellent food and services provided by Raja Indian Restaurant located in Botany downs. The staff is very helpful specially Mr Vikram Sidhu. He..."
Jagjeet Singh Sidhu
"Awesome food visited last week with the team for a party .We loved the food it was different from others ,so loved it. Something very good to be..."
"superb food... love to dinner at raja's .. really fresh and authentic Indian taste. never gotta taste like that anywhere in auckland... amazing Rara..."
"really amazing food and authentic indian taste.. i tried in auckland and out of as well but never gotta taste like Raja's.. i does like to go again..."
"Probably the best Indian Restaurant in The Auckland Region. Every time i visit here with lot of expectations and i always got the awesome..."
"Came here for dinner tonight, based on the reviews on Zomato and decided to check it out. We had been looking for a good Indian restaurant that..."
"Nice environment, friendly staff. Love balti chicken and lamb tai-t-tai(not sure abt the spelling). One thing I wasn't like is that naans are not..."
"One of the best indian restaurants in Auckland. We ordered 3 veg dishes. The Veg angori , Dal Makhani and Paneer tikka masala were really mouth..."
Anvi Shah Kadakia
"Without a doubt these guys have brought Indian cuisine back for me after personally being dissatisfied with the quality of local restaurants more..."
"First i will talk about the service, whenever you go to any restaurant you expect nice meal with good sevice. Since i been here we been to many..."
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"Have been coming to this restaurant for over a year now. The food is absolutely delicious and the staff is attentive and friendly. Recently started..."
"Its a very authentic Indian Restaurant. I went there with my family for a dinner after googling for a restaurant and we enjoyed our dinner..."
"This is absolutely one of the best Indian food in town. Love the cozy atmosphere here. T he staff here were very polite and helpful, I ordered..."
"I tried this restaurant through a Tomato Meet Up which I was lucky enough to be a part of. We tried a range of food including the Lamb Tak-a-Tak,..."
"Decided to give this place a try. We asked the waitress what dishes were popular and she recommended us the chicken balti and beef rahra. The chicken..."
"Best curry in SE Auckland! I have been away for a year and returned to find a number of local Indian restaurants have changed hands, this one..."
"Exceptional service and exceptional food. The curries were flavoursome without being overpowering. Great ambiance as well. Price wise very reasonable..."
"This place was recommended by a lot of friends, I was honestly quite excited to try the food, but was sadly disappointed a little. The food was good..."
"Amazing ambiance and the service was awesome. Would definitely come again. Food was equally delicious and wait time wasn't a problem. Loved it..."
"We found this restaurant through a Zomato meet up which we were fortunate to be invited to. The staff are welcoming and friendly. We got to..."
"Having driven past Raja's quite a few times this year, I finally had the opportunity to sample quite a few dishes from this fine Indian restaurant...."
"Well - an invite to a zomato meetup, cannot be refused, so far, they have had the inside running on amazing little Auckland secrets.... Raja's is..."
"We were lucky enough to be invited to a Zomato meet up last night at Raja's.Raja's is a small, clean and comfortable restaurant, not too..."
Rice & Kai
"It's quite expensive but the owners are always very friendly and catering!! It's our local cause it's so close but I do think it's a bit overpriced..."
"I went with my family for a birthday celebration and we all thoroughly enjoyed the night. The waitress was very attentive and lovely, her service was..."
"Absolutely wonderful. We visited for a quick birthday meal for the first time after reading the reviews here on Zomato. I honestly cannot fault it...."
"Went to Raja's for dinner with some friends and we all really enjoyed it. The restaurant is tucked away in a block of shops but inside its well..."
"Excellent food and service. Curries made with freshly grounded spices and without any food colour. Palak paneer was so delicious. Customer..."
"I'd recommend Raja's! Easy online booking. Immediately contacted to confirm reservation & sent txt advising One Free Corkage per main on..."
"My husband loves food in general, but he loves Indian food the most. Last night we visited Raja's because good reviews promised a lovely meal, and it..."
"Went to Raja's for dinner last night. As always the food is delicious, the wait staff excellent and the price reasonable. We are so lucky to be local..."
"What a lovely night it was at this Rajas restaurant! Very friendly staff, yummy food I havent eaten in a long time!!! Enjoyed every bit especially..."
"Lovely restaurant had early dinner on a cold wet night, service was good (not five star) but good for a local Indian. Butter chicken was creamy and..."
"We went to Rajas tonight for the first time tonight for my birthday. We were welcomed by TJ who was exceptionally friendly and had great customer..."
"Went there to pick up some naan breads.... The friendly staff managed to change our mind to eat there that evening. The decor was done tastefully and..."
"I have visited here a few times and they have made some great changes over the last year.Staff are welcoming and the food has not..."
"Beautiful decorations and good serviceAnd staffPrice 3.5/5Quality 4/5Service 4.5/5Atmosphere 4.5/5 recommend Nann..."
"Saw lots of good reviews on here so decided to give this place a go. Service was friendly and attentive (although sometimes intrusive) and the food..."
"found Rajas through Zomato so decided to take my work colleagues here for a farewell dinner. We were running a little late and the manager was very..."
"I've been to this restaurant a fair few times now to dine in and takeaway, their food quality and service has been commendable. All of the three..."
"I went with my family to celebrate my brother's birthday . We are 5 members. At that day they has some special offers like BUY ONE MAIN..."
"Really happy we chose to stop here while out hunting Indian food. I ordered the vindaloo, white boy hot. Maybe my accent but it came out frigging..."
"I been there twice Excellent service,Food was delicious and fresh.Highly recommended to all.Everyone should go there and try at least once if you are..."
"Had a really good experience here! For the entree we ordered the samosas and then got the butter chicken, chicken tikka masala and the cheesy garlic..."
"Quality of food is the best u can't find any where in auckland,good value for too. The waiters are attentive and regularly checks on the..."
"Amazing food and customer service. i recomend it to others. Specially the offers of food are attractive.... as they have special offers evryday........"
"Enjoyed a delicious dinner with my boyfriend last night at Rajas. The service was prompt and friendly and our food came out at perfect intervals..."
Monique Terese Francois
"I went to Raja's for dinner tonight and the entire experience was great. The service was friendly and prompt. The menu had a very wide range of..."
"I went to have lunch at Raja's on the weekend and we were feeling like Indian cuisine and wanting to try something other than our usual. This was my..."
"Each Friday we as awork team go out for lunch so we have a fair idea on what food is on offerwithin 9 minutes of the office. We..."
"One of the best Indian restaurants ever. Food delicious with a great menu, and staff extremely attentive. Full marks.This was my fourth visit..."
"I booked a table for 8 for my parents 30th wedding anniversary and I have to say - Rajas did not disappoint.From giving us a corner table for..."
"One of the best restaurant in Auckland.Quality food Best customer serviceGreat staffWell presentedShort time wait for take..."
"I recently brought a group of 18 Probus members for the special lunch menu, and all left feeling very satisfied. The food was great, the decor..."
"Now, I got to know the reason behind the rating of this Restaurant in Zomato. Its undoubtedly true that this is one of the best Indian restaurants in..."
"Recently visited the place with couple of mates from gym driving from mt roskill to botany to see if it's any different to other Indian restaurants,..."
"All I want to say to who ever is reading this review is - "Just visit this place once and you will know the difference ! " Delicious food , great..."
"Visited Raja's Indian Restaurant & Bar yesterday . I must say it serves the best Indian Food I have had so far in Auckland ! Butter Naan ,..."
"By far the best Indian restaurant in my opinion. Their food is always spot on when it comes to flavour. It's obvious that the owner takes pride in..."
"The staff and place is very welcoming. I liked the onion bhaji and butter chicken the most. The chef has an authentic cooking experience and cooks..."
"My wife and me moved from Australia a month back and my cousin recommended us this place and we loved it. The food was outstanding with great range..."
"I moved from India a few months back. Although New Zealand has a very good mix of all the cuisines, I found authentic Indian meals to be scarce. I..."
"I come up from Nelson to Auckland and each time catch up with girlfriends and dinner at Raja's is a must. The curries are so spicy and the roti..."
"Wonderful staff and excellent food /service. Last time it was $10 for Lunch special. Has now been modified to $10, $12(naan added), $15(naan ..."
"Absolutely delicious food! A wonderfully warm atmosphere, fantastic lighting and decor. Excellent service and a clean and welcoming environment...."
"If you're looking for a quiet, laid back atmosphere in a elegant setting where you can delve into deep conversation with that special someone... This..."
"A night to remember!We have always heard great things about Raja's but for some reason we had never got around to going there until last..."
"Food was good. Awesome staff. I am so so happy with the friendly service.... Good atmosphere. Enjoyed freshly Made naan.. Mango lassie can't..."
"Great food and great service as always. Best Indian in the area by far. Love the Handi..."
"Shared a wonderful evening at Rajas with the family! Amazing food & excellent service, its just a lovely restaurant to relax and unwind in whilst..."
"We ate here a few weeks ago with our family of 16 people. We booked at the very last minute, and were met with a prompt and thorough reply from TJ,..."
"Have visited this restaurant a number of times and always amazed it is not busier. The service is exceptional. Prompt and personal without being OTT...."
"A small group of eight adults and two young children went for a birthday dinner. From the time we walked into the restaurant TJ made us feel very..."
"We went to Raja's on a work training conference. Really good environment and clean surroundings. We were a big group of around 30 but this was no..."
"Tj welcomed us as if we were expected royalty. The service was impeccable and the food matched the expectations. I have dined at a lot of Indian..."
"Had our first visit the other night and have to say it was the best Indian meal we have ever had.The service was fantastic and it was truly a..."
"We live in Golflands and decided we would try Raja's as it was so close. The service was fantastic they were not impatient with us taking our time..."
"Amazing! For all the celiacs and gluten intolerant all mains are gluten free, I can personally vouch for no repercussions after eating here. It was..."
Pasquale Patrick Guerrera
"My husband and I would highly recommend Raja's - Thank you for the best "Butter Chicken" I have ever had and my husband loved the "Green curry" We..."
Rachel Jayne Merritt
"My husband and I were in Auckland for the evening and didn't get a chance for dinner just before 10pm. As I was expecting to be turned down, I was..."
"This place has very good Naan bread. I've only had the lunch special twice and both times has been consistent (even after the name change). The curry..."
"Thanks to Raja's,I went online to look for somewhere to take my partner to dinner so I searched for eateries in Botany and found Raja's at the..."
"We recently had our 1st wedding anniversary at this restaurant and it was a moment to cherish. The food along with the hospitality, service and the..."
"I would like to say great thanks to Raja's restaurant team. Every time they made our visit special with warm welcome and friendly environment. My..."
"Went there for a staff work party recently. It was my first experience eating at an Indian restaurant, usually I don't like foreign foods. All the..."
"Went there with friends on a Wednesday, we had the $10 Lunch special and all 5 of us had butter chicken. Hands down the best butter chicken I have..."
"I live in Tauranga and come to Auckland quite often. I find Auckland to be very busy and full of options. Having too many options, it also means a..."
"Me and the other half went here after receiving a menu in our letterbox. They had a wide selection of vegetarian options for myself & the other..."
"I went to Raja's Restaurant for a work function, awesome service and food, the place setting is very nice as well. Plenty of parking so didn't have..."
"We went to this hidden gem after hearing good things from our mates. So thought of giving it a shot as both the Indian restaurant close to my house..."
"I love this place, the service is always great and the food is very delicious. Staff working there is very friendly and accommodating. They know how..."
"Went to this outstanding restaurant last night. Saw the $11.90 deal on Monday night, so wasn't expecting much. The restaurant was quiet, which added..."
"Always have a fantastic meal here & they are always extremely friendly & accommodating.The stuffed capsicum & Aloo Gobi are my..."
"Decided to try Raja's takeaway last night for the first time and my wife & I will be going back again. My wife had the Palak Paneer which is her..."
"Saturday night went with family to this fabulous restaurant. The food was amazing and full of flavours. Went to Oh Calcutta last saturday for a..."
"I have visited here several times and have found the staff very friendly and the price very reasonable.Each time I visit I choose a..."
"I think the previous reviewer must have gone to a different restaurant! A friend took me to Raja's a couple of months ago and I have been back..."
"We Love this place. Delicious food, made just the way you want it, the owner is happy to tweak the order to get what you want. The owner is very..."
"A hidden gem in Auckland! A beautifully presented restaurant! A comprehensive menu with lots of choices! Absolutely mouth watering..."
Jaswinder Kaur Gill
Hobsonville Rsa Inc
/100 (33 ratings)
Gusto At The Grand
/100 (1699 ratings)
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"17th October 2018Excellent, good quality, tasteful foodBeautiful and classy ambianceLoved the puttanescaGood value for money..."
"The octopus made me want to grow 8 mouths so I could eat more of it simultaneously. Amazing staple Italian dishes done beautifully. Also superb..."
"Gorgeous Italian food. The gnocchi is TO-DIE-FOR! Great service in a romantic setting. I don't think you can go wrong with anything on the menu, as..."
"Amazing place to have lunch. Food was great and service was fast. Love everything, especially the meat tartare. Pork belly and beef cheeks for mains..."
"Gusto at the Grand provided a combination of fine dining and authenticity. Every dish ordered managed to impress me in terms of flavour and..."
"Tucked inside the back of the Sky City Grand, away for the hustle & bustles. Great atmosphere, especially up at the bar or the chef’s table right..."
"We came here for a birthday party and shared dishes. We ordered the pappardelle duck (yum), risotto (yum), fried potatoes (no flavour), fried chicken..."
"I think this is my new favourite go to place for pasta! not only was the ambience great, the food was second to none. we ordered the Duck parpadelle,..."
Dora The Food Explorer
"“Historically Italian Food is made to be shared. This continues at Gusto at the Grand”, this is what’s written on the top of the menu at Gusto..."
"With so many amazing Italian restaurants throughout Auckland, I wouldn’t have expected to find my favorite one tucked away inside the SkyCity..."
"Make it a 4.5 as almost perfect. The only negative was having to wait for someone to take my order for a glass of wine despite them knowing I would..."
"A really lovely place with great food and service. Had my dad’s birthday dinner and ordered a few dishes to share. The octopus carpaccio was..."
"Good food and excellent service. The staff are friendly and welcoming. We did really enjoy the time being here. Defintely will come back next time...."
"My solid go-to for an Italian fare - Gusto at The Grand is always a good time, no matter what size your party is. Shared-dish style dining with a..."
"I have been to this restaurant in valentine's day. I ordered a scallop risotto with green beans. The scallop is fresh and yummy. The risotto is well..."
"We had the breakfast buffet here (Around $32 pp) while we stayed at the Grand Hotel and I must say the food is of high quality. The salmon wings and..."
"Came here for a birthday lunch. To start off we ordered the Limoncello Fever cocktail and Cucumber Mint Lemonade Mocktail. Didn't enjoy the cocktail..."
"Packed for a tuesday night but what a wonderful venue. Potatoes were very nice as was the bread and balsmic. Opted for riccotta and spinich canneloni..."
"Always visit Gusto when we stay at Skycity. Mushroom/gnocchi is the BEST you will ever get.Recommended to all who appreciate quality..."
"Located at the Sky City Grand Hotel, landed up with a few colleagues here for lunch. Setting of a fine dine, vast menu for food and drinks specially..."
"I feel like I need to give this a 5 star because it's really fancy?? But also they did a fantastic job splitting the bill like 10 ways so that was..."
"The meals are to die for. Sampled a few meals(vegeterian) and everything from the presentation, taste and smell was magnificent. The service was..."
"Beautiful Italian restaurant with handmade pasta. We tried the restaurant month deal and loooved their pizzetta with sweet ricotta and honey! The..."
"Excellent authentic Italian restaurant at Sky City GrandClassy presentationTop quality staff as expectedThe food is quite..."
"We came here for the restaurant menu. A small pizette with ricotta and honey for entree. An interesting start but everyone on the table loved it. The..."
"Very, very good, authentic Italian. Excellent sharing menu with unusual combinations that delight. Good wine list too. One of the best in..."
"The food was excellent, we started with the mussels, and moved on to lamb cutlets, snapper and the king prawns, the duck fat roasted potatoes were..."
Paula Jane Wright
"Awesome place. Came here for dinner once and we were really impressed. The food tasted great and the portions were pretty decent. A little..."
"Was a lovely place to dine in. We had a longer wait than expected for our main courses however I thought the staff were friendly and the restaurant..."
Jessica Marie Violet
"Went to Gusto’s for my birthday dinner. A lovely night. Had housemade ricotta with pine nuts with the pizzetta and perfect salty prosciutto. Main..."
Dolce Far Niente
"Really nice food with very polite and friendly waiters, the waitress who served us was extremely accommodating to us since this was our first time..."
"Another quiet coffee spot that I favour for when I’m meeting clients around Sky City or just after a place where I can get sit down have a nice..."
"Had a meal here (for work) on Friday night. Started with the fried calamari and pork and veal meatballs (not pictured). Both dishes were beautifully..."
"I moved from Melbourne, Australia and have grown up with Italian family friends hosting fresh pasta nights with Home made desserts to follow. I have..."
"Was staying in the hotel and find this restaurant very convenient and elegant to dine in. Had lunch here and the staff member was definitely very..."
"Working our way along Federal St. we had to give this place a go. The ambience is nice, elegant and modern, very fitting of the/matching of the..."
"Slightly different.Compared to whats on the street this brings a more European feel in food selection. Satisfying and hits the spot. I..."
"Can not rate high enough, absolutely stunned, after travelling Italy for 2 months wow wow wow, we were in heaven and that's just on the entree......"
"I have been here with my colleagues. we have ordered Bruschetta, calamari, duck fat chips, meatball panini and garlic bread for entre, in the main..."
"Been here a few times and had decent food all visits! Service has been attentive but not to the point of annoying. The bucatini is..."
"Beautiful interior, great service & delicious food. I loved every single dishes we had tonight. The Gnocchi was outstanding as they have reinvented..."
"Delicious, modern Italian food. The Girls Day Out $49 pp menu was excellent value. Staff were friendly and helpful, multiple staff waited our..."
"Set lunch menu @ $45 is a bargain and shared plates was ideal for our group. Definitely recommend the bruschetta, beef cheeks and the salted caramel..."
"My favorite Italian restaurant... i perceived it to be the best in Auckland. Sheek and street style italian place. Warm vibrant and relaxed..."
"Had Mother's Day Lunch - started off with meatballs which were tender and yummy followed by duck pappardelle...and braised cuttlefish. Food very..."
"Fine dining but one of the very best. We started the evening with cocktails of which they had a wide range of beer, wine, moctails and cocktails. The..."
"Let's start with the squid ink risotto. The risotto was beautifully cooked and tasted wonderful. The spaghetti had plenty of clams but I did find the..."
"I’ve only been to Gusto once (back in 2015). I was impressed with the quality of food and had no real complaints about service.My..."
"Not a 5 due to service, but first the FOOD.Wow their house bread is incredible- such a lovely texture and perfect to dip into the orgy mushroom..."
"Thoroughly enjoyed the food here!Top recommendations:- the bread, they kept it coming all night! Thank you!- puttanesca, loved the..."
"Had a really lovely dinner at Gusto tonight, it was my first time at this restaurant and I leave with a desire to return to try the rest of the menu..."
"Flawless evening. Service was impeccable, very helpful wait staff. I really liked this place, my first visit and i will definately return. They..."
"10/10 for service, good food and wine. Both lamb and pasta dishes were cooked to perfection. Food came out quickly. Our waitress, Saara was..."
"nottt quite the best servicei was sitting at the table for a long time and wasnt asked if i wanted to order a drink and it felt like staff were..."
"Great service and food. Our waiter was friendly, appropriately chatty and helpful. The food was varied and tasty. I went with some fussy friends and..."
"First of all, the service there was very good. Ordered one pumpkin pasta and one salad as lunch. Raw food materials were fresh. Taste was clear and..."
"This restaurant is going to be info one of my favourites, I went to celebrate my partners birthday and the service and food where completely..."
"Lovely authentic ltalian food, everything we tasted on the menu was a 'taste sensation' super helpful and friendly staff and the decor was cool also...."
"Went for the #Restaurant of the month# menu, went to Gusto the following night we went to Masu, our traumatic heart has been quickly healed by Gusto...."
"Had a wonderful dinner tonight with my friend the decor is very stylish, sophisticated and grand with the chandeliers they also have a separate area..."
"Wow i really had a great experience at gusto in the sky city hotel. Really nice atmosphere and also the service was superb. The restaurant itself has..."
"Gusto is really, really fabulous. It is certainly grand, with a huge dining area, chef's table and roomy, sophisticated vibe. The whole fish is..."
"Amazing, authentic Italian food! We sat at the bar in the kitchen which was surprisingly a great seat as we were able to watch the chefs prepare our..."
"Beautiful restaurant in the Skycity Grand Hotel. One of my favourite Italian restaurants so far. But note they are more on the salty side, but their..."
"My partner and I came here for dinner and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, the stand out dishes for me were the grilled Snapper and warm chocolate..."
"Exactly what you would expect from a restaurant leaded by a Celebrity Chef. Top quality ingredients, instagramable dishes and of course, delicious!..."
"When you pay almost $70 for brekkie for two one expects $70 worth of service and food. So apart from the over churned thick butter hollandaise we got..."
"Went with 6 girlfriends and it was one of the best dinner nights out. The matridee sat us at the chefs table which was located in the kitchen. It was..."
"Dined here with my partner tonight. Love the decor & ambiance of this place it's very intimate & perfect for a date night. The staff are all lovely &..."
"Loved this place, came in as casuals and we were really looked after like we were guests. Went for breakfast and had the cooked and continental...."
"Almost couldn't find the place since it was hidden behind the reception on the Grand Hotel.The service here is exceptional. The wait staff..."
"Highly recommended for all occasions! Food is delicious and the service compliments it. Staffs are always friendly and professional. Must go if you..."
"Chose Gusto with my partner on our last night in Auckland before flying home to Aus so was really looking forward to a pleasant evening to round off..."
"Buona sera! Can't go wrong with the calamari (yum yum!)in an Italian🇮🇹 restaurant! The mushroom with ricotta gnocchi was super! We didn't..."
"We came here for dinner and WOW... I'm not a huge fan of Italian as it can be abit rich/creamy for me BUT I will come back here! The crab meat pasta..."
"Decided to come here for lunch one day and I'm glad I did! Our waitress was super helpful and always checked up on us to see if everything was okay...."
"Visited Gusto for second time after having Christmas Diner there. It was the most pleasant and enjoyable evening. From the moment we arrived..."
"Gusto at the Grand is within the SkyCity Grand Hotel & somewhat tucked away - this can make it harder to find, but also means it's a little more..."
"Been here a few times and always loved it. Today was lunch with a friend. Amazing service, attentive but not annoying. We had pasta from the $19 Jan..."
"Overview: Fine dining at an Italian restaurant unlike any other. What can be expected though is the cooking expertise essential to a restaurant of..."
"My most loved Italian place so far in town. The food was simply delicious. The meatballs were the best soaked in home made tomato sauce. Not a cheap..."
"Gusto cooks Italian simply, rustically and beautifully. The dish of the night has to be the meatballs. The juicy, tender meatball is seasoned to..."
"I have been here over 10 times with my sister and family. The service is always great. The staff are friendly and very accommodating. We have gotten..."
"I dined at Gusto at the Grand with a couple of friends, and had a fun Italian-style dining experience. Gusto is located on the ground floor of The..."
"We had a private dinner for 12 and were afforded a room at the end of the main restaurant. The room was wonderful with an Oak ceiling and dimmed..."
"One of my favourite restaurants. We normally start with the garlic and rosemary pizza, the fried calamari and the pea and mint bruschetta. The pizza..."
"Simple and delicious with classic flavours. Gusto just cannot do wrong in my eyes. The chargrilled octupus is to die for. And the Lewis Road..."
"I had the most gorgeous dinner here with a friend. Being a vegetarian had the "orgy of mushrooms, clevedon buffalo ricotta gnocchi"- absolutely..."
"After being told we had to wait around an hour and a half for a seat at Depot for dinner on a Tuesday night( as expected), we decided to just try..."
"We had a family dinner at Gusto at the Grand tonight. It was such a fun experience, because we were seated at the Chef's table, which is literally..."
"Service with a smile and simple clean dishes is on order at Gusto.We were seated at a high table in the dimly lit area behind the bar but this..."
"Gusto at the Grand is as it suggests - there's a sense of grandeur regarding the establishment. From entrance, the dining area is hidden from the..."
"We had read an article on the Gusto at the Grand in Viva a few weeks ago recommending the Italian lunch on Sunday, so today we went with high..."
"The best service I've ever had at high class resteraunt, waiters offered explain the menu and suggested perfect sides for our meals. There were..."
"Business dinner at gusto last night. Had the privilege of being at the chef's table. Absolutely amazing experience. We trusted the chef and boy was..."
"Ate here last week, had the veal and carpaccio, both were beautiful. Atmosphere was nice, spacious and roomy. The chefs table looked fun and I'd..."
"Having been to the Grill a few times and being a fan of Italian food I took my family to Gusto. We arrived after a comedy show and the service was..."
"Came here for dinner mid week. Restaurant was busy and had good friendly vibe. Could not fault the service which was friendly, informed and..."
"We came here on Valentine's Day and has the Valentine's Day set menu. Since it was our first time here having a set menu was a good idea..."
"I have to admit that I was at Gusto quite some time ago, closer to the beginning of the year. Thoroughly enjoyed the meal though. They had a 2..."
"The back story : I first encountered Gusto when visiting Skycity Grand Hotel. Mesmerised by its grand decor, the chandeliers outside and the spacious..."
A Culinary Affair
"Nov 2015Back for more, I think I'm a regular here now! I just can't get a good enough warming chocolate fix anywhere else! That hot chocolate..."
"Delicious italian food served in a luxurious place. Great setting and atmosphere. Great varieties of Italian pasta. Very friendly staff who made my..."
"Had my birthday dinner last night with frnds at gusto and it turned out to be a gr8 hit....the food ws just fabulous... authentic italian food.. gr8..."
"Great service but food not to our liking! Calamari a bit dry, meatballs nothing special, grilled octopus a bit bitter, pasta and risotto was okay but..."
"We were really impressed by this place overall. The food is of a great quality and genuinely really tasty. The service was outstanding.They have..."
"Being based in an international hotel lifts the service to another level. The menu is based on sharing plates which allows you to sample a wide range..."
"Wonderful! We had new year's eve dinner here at Gusto and couldn't have gone better! Before coming to the restaurant I had mixed expectations because..."
"My better half had an advance encounter with Gusto and enjoyed it so much that I had to see for myself. It is difficult to accurately judge, as we..."
"Federal Street is famous with the line-up of award-winning eateries, especially after Masu swept up the coveted Restaurant of the Year after Depot..."
"Absolutely outstanding. Very engaging service. We were with a group of 6 which is the best way to do it as you can get to try a variety of dishes...."
"After being in Italy it's hard to find nz Italian that measures up. Gusto does and would have got 5/5 but for the costs. Very good Italian wine..."
"I have some wonderful friends and last weekend, they took the time to celebrated my birthday with an amazing dinner at Gusto at the Grand. An Italian..."
Amy @ My Dining Journey
"I have wanted to try Gusto for several months, so thought a romantic dinner would be a perfect excuse. We ordered a lovely bottle of red wine, the..."
"We dined here on Friday night, arriving at 7.30pm. There seemed to be a little confusion over our booking but we were shown to a table quickly and..."
"We arrived at Gusto at around 6pm, and were promptly seated (a group of seven). We were waited by the manager of the restaurant who's service was..."
"We celebrated the birthday of one of our best friends with a meal at Gusto, Skycity. We left the choice of appetizers to the kitchen and were not..."
"Gusto (pronounced guh-stoh, definitely not goose-toh) at The Grand is Sean Connolly’s latest restaurant in the SkyCity complex (after the superb..."
Carmella @ Easy Food Hacks
Big Fish Eatery
/100 (2338 ratings)
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"Was so excited to try this place. Ordered karaage chicken, drunken noodles, ceviche and the soft shell crab bao to share and they were all super..."
"Ordered the pork belly and chicken bao. Pad Thai and the beef and then the cookie skillet. Was expecting the chicken to be fried but it was grilled..."
"I love this place. Have eaten here and ordered takeaways many times. The food is always consistently good and freshly prepared, it gets busy so it..."
"WOW! We ordered takeaway tonight (during Level 3) and the customer service and food was a 10/10. Love supporting local businesses and Big Fish Eatery..."
"Arrived and instantly greeted by staff, waited 5 minutes for a table.Relaxed atmosphere 👍🏼Ordered the following:- Beef..."
Sarena & Eashvar Chhotu
"Well trained staff and amazing food. The only down for us is the location... but as what others say its a hidden gem, it lives up to it as its hidden..."
"This place was the BOMB!! Love how the staff just looks after every table.. The place is very neat, and beautiful.To top it off, the food..."
"The food here always taste amazing and fresh. We ordered the karage chicken, drunken noodles, sashimi and soft shell crabSashimi was smaller..."
"Had dinner together with workmates, it a very lovely place to go. The food was beautiful and big enough serve, the drink they made are amazing...."
"Great little hidden cafe. Although hidden, there are a lot of people here. The service was great. We had the lunch set with ramen and..."
Darren Big Belly
"Best sashimi I had ever! Had the ribs and drunken noodle, good quality of ingredients but flavours were just okay, nothing special. Overall 8/10,..."
"3 girls went for dinner for the first time. It was rather a bit hard to find the restaurant in the dark but having plenty of parking is good. Staff..."
"Nestled down a random side street in penrose you will find big fish eatery. I have had this place on my mind for a long time and tonight found the..."
"I think this place has to be my next ultimate favourite. Everything about it is great, the staff, the food, the atmosphere. I usually take a lot of..."
"Awesome little place to eat at, food was very delicious, chill and relaxing vibe. Helpful and friendly staff. It was very busy and the food came out..."
"A group of us came here for lunch, and honestly none of us could complain about our food at all! I had the beef tacos and they were delish. Three of..."
"It’s pricey but Yum!! My favourite place for Pad Thai and their Chicken Karage. To top it off customer service is awesome, atmosphere warm...."
"Really amazing pad thai and soft shell crab but found the chick karaage way too sweet for my liking but really impressed with the selection of..."
"Drove past this place countless times without even realising this place existed. Great I stopped by as this will become a regular for me. The fried..."
"Great atmosphere and service was excellent. The Pork/prawn salad and Tuna tataki was yum. Salmon and beef dishes we had were just okay. Would come..."
"Great place with friendly staffs with clean environment. Love their chicken karage and teppanyaki beef, beef tako & spicy fried noodle. Highly..."
"We ordered the Drunken Noodles and Soft Shell Crab.The noodles were definitely enough to share between at least three people, it was..."
"The food at Big Fish just keeps on getting better after each visit. Must have is the duck and lychee salad and of course the butterly scrumptious..."
"Big Fish Eatery has delicious food! I always enjoy the teriyaki salmon and bulgolgi beef dishes. The karaage chicken is a great smaller shared plate..."
"The best baos in town! Staff are friendly even through the busy crowds. Was great eating authentic Asian cuisine. Also... don’t forget to try the..."
"Always a classic - and I'm so happy that even after all these years, they have stuck to their laurels and continued to do what they do best - to the..."
"The food was tasty and filling. I’m a big eater and between my friend and I we ordered two small and one large to share. And that was..."
"Can't fault Big Fish Eatery at all. The food was fantastic, I had the Sashimi and it was some of the best I have had. Partner had the Pork Bao and..."
"Ambience 4/5Food 4.5/5Service 4/5Had a great experience.staff was friendly, attentive and accommodating. Was quick to refill my..."
Jho Meets Food
"Very nice place to eat and hang out. place is slightly small, but i hope they will expand in future. staffs are very friendly. food serving size..."
"I absolutely love the food here, it is by far my favourite to go to place for good noodles, Salmon and sushi! don’t also forget to try their..."
"This was my third time to visit here “Big fish”. Pad thai is little bit salty but others are perfect. Especially cookie dough!! Everyone need to..."
"Never eaten in at this restaurant, but got take away and the food was exceptional. Keep meaning to go back, especially as they do BYO, which will..."
"Very interesting fusion dishes; the lychee duck salad was a delightful surprise. Cookie dough desserts are unlike anything I’ve tried before - the..."
"Tempura crab is quite good! I love the beef one , but feel a little bit disappointed with spice chicken, not spicy not all, and too much ginger and..."
"I have been to this restaurant a hand full of times now and every time has been absolutely amazing. Food & service 10/10. Although restaurant is..."
"This is a usual spot for us. Love the matcha cookie dough dessert albeit the quantity has shrunk a little I feel. Big salmon platter and Akuma ribs..."
"Tried to book this place twice before no success, fully booked. Lucky we made it this time but still people in the queue. Simple modern fusion..."
"Yum super sweet and rich, green tea cookie dough. Chewy exterior and a gooey hot interior, topped with a cold scoop of ice cream. This dessert is one..."
"Good Flavour of asian fusion. But some of them too salty for me. Dessert are all quite nice, staffs friendly and professional. All ingredients are..."
LuNa The TuNa
"Really loved all the food at this place! Far from home but we planned to have dinner here before heading into Mt Smart 😊 sashimi is delicious, so..."
"Big Fish Eatery is our number 1 spot for dates and catch ups with friends. Their food is consistently amazing and I am so glad they brought back the..."
"We came here on a busy Thursday night. The inside space was a bit of squeeze and no one greeted or came to check us until we tried to walked a closer..."
"Had a business dinner here, food was amazing & quick service. We had several different dishes and they were all excellent. Will be back definitely...."
"I had a wonderful meal here on a Saturday afternoon with friends. It was quiet around 2pm and we ordered chicken bao (pork belly bao was..."
"Really good. There’s nothing on the menu that I wouldn’t get and we have tried everything. Portions are generous and right for the price...."
"Wow. Yes. Definitely go prepared to spend money but prepared to have some of the best fish you've ever had. Stunning dishes, beautifully presented...."
"Made a reservation and got a great table by a window. Nice interior and cool ambience for dinner except that there was a DJ in the bar section so it..."
"Went to Big Fish Eatery for lunch on a weekday. Location is a little hidden away, but mind you they were busy as. We arrived at around 12noon and a..."
"Just excellent! Nice atmosphere, pleasant interior, friendly staff and this taste! It is really worth the prices! It’s too hard to describe the..."
"very cost-efficient lunch- just $20. I love the teriyaki chicken sooo much！ The taste of rice in this restaurant is awesome. Fresh salmon and nice..."
"My partner and I came on two separate occasions within a span of a week (yes we are guilty of being one of the very many people who came to the area ..."
"Came here for a friends birthday dinner. The pork belly bao and the cookie dough icecream are definitely the best dishes on the menu. Also ordered..."
"Ahmygad! Soooooo good. Plus free delivery! Salmon 10/10 so good holy moly. Yum crab, yum bao... But need delivery of the cookie dough, craving not..."
"Went on a Wednesday night and the restaurant was packed. Thankfully booked in advance through zomato which was easy. Between two we ordered..."
"It is hard to remind myself we were in Penrose not Ponsonby. This gem looks so out of place and the food is so out of this world. The Pork Belly Bao..."
"This is our go-to place. Everything we’ve had have been amazing. The pork bao is really good. I definitely recommend it. We tried soft shell crab,..."
"A special hidden gem in Penrose, fantastic fresh food, great to see the Bao back, my go to is the Tako salad however they have a great range of food..."
"I only have love for this place. I have been many times and have not been let down once. Their deserts are amazing. I recommend the drunken noodles..."
"I have been here a couple of times now and love it but haven't taken photos!My favourite dish is the drunken noodles minus the squid - the..."
"Sooooo good! You need to make a reservation well in advance they are very busy but it’s well worth it. Big size portions and very reasonable price...."
"Brought my partner here for our anniversary dinner and we loved it! I wanted to order more but im already full! Ive ordered their best sellers and it..."
"Great food and good services from this restaurant. Highlight dishes from me was their Pork Belly Bao, Mongolian Lamb, Drunken Chicken, Beef..."
"I’ve been here a fair few times now. Highly recommend their Mongolian lamb and karaage chicken. Not authentic but still really tasty. I was really..."
"Love the food at Big Fish Eatery. Whether it's a workday lunch or weekend dinner, the food here is exceptional and will surely please all the picky..."
Amy @ My Dining Journey
"Been here many times and food is always good. Just love the prawns they use, big and juicy. A pity the sambal prawns with rice is no longer on the..."
Little Borneo Girl
"This is a Pam Asian restaurant tucked away in Penrose - easy to miss. We ate here on a Saturday night and the atmosphere was vibrant. Karrache..."
"I didnt take any photo this time around because i was on a date 😉Now...you definitely want to make reservation even for 2 people. The..."
"Was here 2 mths ago. Love the CK Pad Thai, sushi, tuna tartare and soft shell crab. The dark choc cookie dough was delicious. The only disappointment..."
"This place is an absolute hidden gem in Penrose, I highly recommend. I have been here several times. The food is delicious and bursting with flavour...."
"Food is always fresh and absolutely delicious. Very reasonably priced! It's our date night go-to. Highly recommend the sambal chili..."
"Great find, hidden gem! Tucked away in the industrial area is thus fantastic pan Asian cuisine joint. We had beautiful Japanese cuisine, friendly and..."
"Hands down one of the best Japanese/fusion places I have been to in Auckland. Just recently came back from a trip to Japan and the sashimi is on par..."
"My friend took me here for brunch and it was so yum that I revisited it 3 times within 2 months. The Lychee duck salad is my personal favourite,..."
"The food was so good, we went back the following week.CONS: A bit pricey PROS: The food was beyond what we've expected. It's a legit..."
"Food 4/5Decoration 3/5Price 4/5We ate here first few times when Big Fish newly opened and had a great impression. We came back last..."
Bella Luv Food
"This place is my go to restaurant. I always order the pork belly bao, karage chicken and the fried rice. The cookie in the skillet is amazing too...."
The Kai King
"I didn’t bother booking a reservation for this place because I naively thought that being a week night it wouldn’t be full. Fortunately for them..."
"The food was very delicious and flavourful. Service was good as well. I especially like the jalopeño sauce with the soft shell crab. I do find the..."
"Cookie dough desert is so good!!!!!!!!!! Had the pad Thai because of its reviews and was definitely tasty - would go back try more on the menu...."
"We ordered a range of dishes to share and everything was delicious. Though presentation wise it was fairly normal, the food tasted amazing. My..."
"Keep seeing posts from King of Cheat Meals here and even on the day we booked so we really had to come by. Service is a bit slow but was a rather..."
"Definitely one of my favourite restaurants! Their food is delicious and the staff were great! Everything we ordered tasted immaculate! The only bad..."
"I have heard so many great things about this place, but in reality it far exceeded any expectations!The ambience was cosy relaxing. They..."
Michelle Ma Belle
"Deserves its reputation! Go with a big group and fill up on food. Everything is designed for sharing, and it's fantastic. Amazing tasting food and..."
"Pad Thai 4.5/5Tuna Sashimi 5/5 Chicken karage 3/5 (chicken was too thin (very little amount of chicken for $16. Looks big coz of corn..."
"Overall an excellent restaurant, super tasty food plus takeaway options, great value, BYO - I'm going back, you've got to try itFood: Quite..."
"Had a wonderful dinner here last night. Tucked away behind some shops, this place is amazingly decorated with both intimate and more open tables. We..."
"I love this place!! My top Asian fusion place to go. Only downside for them is that they don't open on Sundays as other days are busy. I always go..."
"Great food great environment. Booking most necessary most nights of the week.The fried rice is a must have. all ingredients on the menu are..."
"Came here for dinner a while ago. Shared the karage chicken for an entree with my friend. It was nice and juicy chicken and the sauce with it was..."
"Love this place, would have given 5 stars if they still did their pork belly bao! Took the best item off the menu besides their cookie dough ice..."
"First time here and very impressive. The tuna tataki has this wonderful balance between salty & citrus that literally pops on the palette. Staff..."
"Little bit out of the way for us coming from the shore, good quick service, friendly staff, the place looked clean, food is between average and good,..."
"Ordered delivery for lunch at work and was impressed with the sushi! Salmon sushi was fresh and tasty, loved it and highly recommend. However..."
"Great little restaurant in the commercial area of Penrose. The chilli Edamame was absolutely beautiful. Enjoyed the soft shell crab. The Lime..."
"The Karaage Chicken was disappointing, I've had better elsewhere, soft shell crab was tasteless. Pai Thai was great, I could've asked for it to be..."
"Got food delivered to my house from Big Fish tonight after reading the rave reviews. I'm happy and satiated to say that my high expectations were..."
"Hidden gem, found out about this place when my siblings suggested their Cookie Dough Dessert. I had no idea this place also served Pad Thai..."
Noa Ng Lam
"I was a little disappointed to hear that they no longer sell the pork belly bao, but nevertheless they still do AMAZING food. The service is good..."
"Great food- the ribs were so tender and literally just came off the bones, miso cod to die for (definitely something I would order again), duck and..."
"It was a bit hard to find as its down the back of a built up area but it was super lovely.It has a funky and unique feel and our waitress was..."
"Awesome and amazing food. Big Fish has become my go to eatery for special ocassions and good times. They have never failed to leave me happy and..."
"Great variety of food which is full of flavour and beautifully presented. The sashimi is some of the best I’ve had. Good amount of space for big..."
"Dined here on my 21st Birthday for 20 people. We got the whole outside eating area to ourselves. Service was faster than expected for the amount of..."
"First time here for a friend birthday, asian fusion food and was really busy on a Saturday night, luckily we did booked. Food was good, well..."
"My first visit and it won't be my last. This place is located in a odd location but its worth a visit, if you are following google maps it will take..."
"Yes this restaurant is in a fairly unusual place but it is well worth the visit. It has a really interesting menu and the flavours of the dishes..."
"I think I have tried almost everything in this place, and absolutely love them. Auckland’s best restaurant. Highly recommend to book before you go...."
Tina Sunjin Lim
"Love big fish eatery food was sooooo goood. Would definitely indulge there again 👌👌 The white chocolate cookue dough pie is by far one of my..."
Laz Irie Tiare Tyla
"Taste: 🌕🌕🌕🌕🌑Interior Deco: 🌕🌕🌕🌑🌑Customer service: 🌕🌕🌕🌕🌕Recommend:..."
"Went to big fish for lunch today. Ordered lychee duck salad, karaage chicken and teriyaki salmon.Salad appears to be new flavour combo, lots..."
"We booked a table here for a group of four for 6.30pm and I'm glad we did because the place was full. The ambiance was fantastic and staff were..."
"Wow this place is a hidden gem in the industrial area but near my workplace (which is in the middle of nowhere :D). Had pad thai for lunch and it was..."
"Tried this one out of curiosity from all the positive feedbacks on Zomato.For starter we ate pork belly kung bao. Its sauce was delectable..."
"What a pleasant surprise! Tucked in an industrial complex, this place is a gem! We had the soft shell crab (one of the best ive had in auckland), pad..."
"Big Fish Eatery has quickly become one of my favourite restaurants! The salmon is always delicious and I also love the pork belly bao and soft shell..."
" loved loved this hidden place. The ambiance is nice and lively and their food goes with their theme. We were a group of 4 and we ordered to..."
"nice food and good environment. Come here with family and they enjoy it. Staff are very Helpful and give good advice for ordering.Very happy..."
"I was invited to try the Big Fish Eatery the other day as my birthday dinner. It was not far from where I live and by the time I arrived the place..."
"Just had lunch at Big Fish eatery in Penrose. Service from Anthony was top notch 10/10 the food Devine, great atmosphere. would strongly recommend...."
"New favourite restaurant. The best thing so far is the prawn sushi - best i have ever had. cant wait to go back so that i can try more..."
"The soft shell crab was recommend to us by the waitress. I'm glad we ordered it, the crab was crunchy with the flesh sweet and tasty. The cookies..."
"Food was all around excellent. Everything felt fresh and the meat was seasoned and cooked to perfection. I ordered a variety of sharing dishes, the..."
Jordan J Smith
"This was our second visit. On a Friday night it pays to book - and it's a great sign to see a place in an industrial area so packed! The food..."
Food And People
"Amazing food and reasonable price. Fed 4 adults and 2 children for $92. Hapuka is so moist and perfectly cooked. Exceptional food. Definately need to..."
"The food here is delicious. We went in a large group but it was perfect because we ordered different dishes and got to taste a lot of them. Love the..."
"Turned up without a booking on a busy Friday night around 8pm with my newborn and without much hope to get a table. The waiter who served us first..."
"Awesome dining experience loved the food, service and atmosphere. The Share Salmom dish was amazing.Will definitely be back to try more...."
Cilla J J Sarah
"Kay Vea & I went last night to this little spot close to home. First impression was how it was nicely tucked away in an industrial area. Given it..."
"Location: I will say it's a hidden gem because It's located away from the main road. Even better it's closer to home! #WinningAlthough we..."
"We ordered the Karaage chicken, the Soft shell crab, a pad Thai and a sambal as well as a sushi roll. This was enough to fill up four people (two..."
"Forth times I've been to this place still doing great. Good quality food with a reasonable price, and decent environment. Karaage Chicken always the..."
"We got the Tuna Tataki, Lychee Duck Salad, Mongolian Lamb, Salmon and White Chocolate and Dark Chocolate cookie dough. Tuna Tataki was..."
"Ponsonby quality at Penrose price. Every dish is amazing. Bring a bunch of friend and order 2-3 mains dishes and your choice small/sides. Definitely..."
"Nice food, nice environment.we been there as a group,really nice service. Staff are very friendly. There is a private area to holding a small..."
"The pad Thai prawns,karache chicken, bogoghi beef and pork belly bao were amazing.. loved the dark cookie dough and the staff were so..."
"Visited Big Fish Eatery twice and have been very impressed on both occasions. The food is delicious, favourites would be Karage Chicken & Pork Bao...."
"Lovely food (I had lemongrass and ginger chicken) and, but had to wait over an hour for food (it wasn't that busy), and our tables food all came out..."
"Nice food particularly if you love sea food, but some choice of meats too. Not the best ambience but reasonably practical. The outer facade is a..."
"Perhaps it's the hidden, almost secretive location (which added to the intrigue), or the fusion style menu with dishes ranging from Japanese,..."
"Their lemongrass & ginger chicken is probably the most mouth watering thing you can get. The tanginess of flavour especially from the ginger hits a..."
"So refreshing to see great service and kindness in the hospitality industry, my mate and I had lunch yesterday here, from the moment I made the..."
"Really nice food, ambience and service.Reasonably priced and dishes are generous in portions. Overall pretty..."
"Enjoyed my time at Big Fish last night. I love their menu, there's lots of variety so you can be sure there'll be something that gets you excited to..."
"Highly recommend making a reservation as this place is hugely popular. Came here once for a dinner date and the second time for a family dinner. The..."
"under lots of recommendations I finally made it to Big fish ~ there are some parking outside which helped. Ordered: Karange chicken, lemon & ginger..."
"Super delicious! We have come here on several occasions, both in a large group and also just as a couple. This place has ever disappointed..."
"This little place is always busy for dinner so you definitely need to book. Lots of nice reasonably priced Asian fusion dishes, my faves being the..."
"Very good restaurant. Great food, good atmosphere. Friendly staff. Went with a group and tried a little bit of a few dishes. The soft shell crab and..."
"Friday night, dinner (6pm) party of 2. Edit: came here again for dinner with friends 26/06/08. Still, great service, Amazing food!..."
"Love this place! We started to come here when it was quite and not very well known..they offered free cookie dough dessert back then and i loved it!..."
"This is going to be one of my regular eateries- Delicious Japanese fusion dishes and very nice decor.We didn't make a booking and were..."
"Been eager to come back to Big Fish. My boyfriend celebrated his birthday here on a Wednesday night and this place was packed! We noticed there were..."
"We visited Big Fish at 9pm on Saturday evening and the place is booked. I booked a few days prior and they called to confirm earlier on..."
"Love this place, been here a few times and the food is so good, as is the service. My go to is defiantly the dragon roll really nice with a good..."
"I really wanted to try this place out after I saw a picture of the cookie dough dessert on facebook. Finally had the time to go yesterday, I must say..."
"general dishes. flavor didn't leave too much impression but looks good. Waitresses always busy and we need to wait for the order a bit long time...."
"The Bao was super delicious just super yummmy.... definetly would get over and over again .... I am yet to try other food but other than that 10/10..."
Pita N Terri Timoti
"Pleasantly surprised by this spot after hearing good things. The food was really great - the sashimi was fantastic melt in your mouth quality, and..."
"Chef's special: Prawn sashimi with chilli garlic and lemon sauce is absolutely delicious!! Will melt in your mouth. Great ambience and excellent..."
"Went there with a big group of friends. We got to try a bit of everything. The fusion styles food was average but I loved the soft shell crab. That..."
"Remarkable experience tonight with BigFish! Thank you in advance for delivering a fantastic time. Extremely honored to be served by such warm hearted..."
"Went here for my birthday dinner and people were right, would never have found this place if I wasn't actively looking for it. I loved the akuma ribs..."
"It's been around a while but I don't know why I haven't heard of it till now. Is it because it's in Penrose? Don't let that fool you. I managed to..."
"Big fish is a real fusion of Asian tastes. I mainly found it to be of Malaysian type flavors. We had prawn and soy beans in Sambal sauce. Soft..."
"Finally went here! All the dishes were really good as expected - definitely recommend the beef teppanyaki, bao buns and soft shell crab. Only let..."
"Wow what a place. Delicious food. Great service. Everything we had was outstanding. The little salad was super tasty. We started with the soft shell..."
"Really delicious food was so surprised at how good it was definitely making it a regular go to for sure especially for the dessert!! Service was..."
"One of my favourite restaurants now, place is clean, great customer service. We ordered their salmon, tuna tataki and pad thai, food was delicious!..."
"came here finally.. nice and clean and plenty of food choices.. pork belly bao, cornflake chicken and teriyaki salmon was delish and would order..."
"Just another great review for a great place 🤷🏻♀️Can't fault the place it's seriously sooo good..Pays to book as the place..."
"Excellent food, excellent atmosphere, excellent staff. Although we dined here as a very large group we were all treated the same and food came out..."
"Awesome place overallGreat Service, nice placeWe ordered: miso hapuka (which was nicely cooked,but tasted alright) Soft shell..."
"Rule #1 before going here, is that booking a table is A MUST! Book earlier to get a better seating. It is quite a small restaurant so it gets very..."
Keana Dela Cruz
"Delicious food. A no-frills decor with the sole focus of serving great dishes. Very very busy - allow for more than normal prep time. Well worth the..."
"I've dined here several times and the food is always good. The service is a bit average at times. The quality of their dishes is top notch and the..."
"Great food with excellent service! What a great restaurant in such a inconspicuous location.The white chocolate cookie dough dessert is highly..."
"Had lunch here yesterday with my husband and the food, aaaamazing! This is now added to our fave place to eat. Karaage chicken, pork belly bao and..."
"The dishes themselves are not fusion. They just have dishes from different places.We ordered Dragon roll, hamachi sashimi, sambal chicken,..."
"One of my favourite places to eat in Auckland. I use to work nearby and we would often order our food and have it delivered to us at work. They do..."
"Yummy meal! Favourite item ordered was the ribs (delicious succulent little morsels with a little bit of spice) closely followed by the aubergine..."
"This amazing little place is tucked away somewhere that'd you never expect to find. It's a very cute environment but still has a night time glow that..."
"The cookie dough desserts are absolutely delicious, never tasted a cookie dessert as yum as there ones.. definitely recommend going there it's worth..."
"Good service. Awesome food, coffee and dessert too die for! My whole family was definitely very impressed. This was our first visit and we will be..."
"Food: The food here was pretty awesome. I'd recommend the chicken karaage, the sashimi, the soft shell crab and especially the cookie dessert! Soo..."
"Absolutely delicious! Ordered the miso scallops, beef bulgogi and duck salad, couldn't fault any of them. Tasty, fresh ingredients at great prices-..."
"It had to be done - I love cookies 😋🍪. You all know what I'm talking about, those delectable cookie pies we have allllll seen online! Yes they..."
"The South East Asian and North East Asian fusion food here is really amazing. And if you enjoy sharing food with friends and family that is the..."
"Definitely recommend to book in advance as this place is crazy busy during lunch. Ordered the spiced eadame beans and the portion is very generous...."
"Best fusion Asian food ever!!!! I go here atleast once a month and have never been disappointed even once! Love their Mongolian lamb, teppanyaki beef..."
"After seeing some raving reviews on Zomato and hear very good things from colleagues who have dined here for Christmas lunches we finally had the..."
"Soft shell crab is really yummy with prompt attentive service. A very high standard of presentation of all their dishes and food is great for..."
"The best Asian fusion restaurant I've been so far! Good food, ambiance and service! A full package of a 5 rating restaurant for sure. After our first..."
"So excited to find this hidden gem close to work and will definately utilise the evening delivery service for night shift! Food was amazing so tasty,..."
"Awesome service, food was delish and it came out fast!, cookie dough is the best!!Would highly recommend this place to anyone. I will..."
"Great restaurant hidden in an industrial area in Penrose. I found out about their Monday night special and was very excited to try it out. We..."
"i have been here 2 times, nice interior, great customer service, the food was great.BUT the Bugolgi beef taste TOO salty and it doesnt really..."
"Went here tonight for dinner with my 2 sisters before the Coldplay concert. We didn't pre-book and when we arrived there was no free tables...."
"Fantastic food at a great price! Service was really good, ordered the Teriyaki Salmon, Taylor made fried rice, California roll and two cookie dough..."
"I've very glad that big fish is close to my office as we can either walk or get an extremely quick delivery at any given lunchtime. The..."
"Went there on a busy Friday night. Had to wait like 10-15 minutes outside to get a table. Staff was friend and attentive.We ordered ;-..."
"Service: 5/5Wait time: 4.5/5Environment: 4.5/5Food Quality: 5/5Food Quantity: 5/5Price range: $25+ ppThe food is..."
"I have been here for lunch and dinner. I would recommend booking in for both We booked in for 1230 and it was very busy.. carparks were difficult to..."
"Been here a few times. Affordable, good service and good food.Have pretty much had everything on the menu lol.I enjoyed the tuna tataki,..."
"Love this place looks. Gets busy so be warned. Pork belly bao are exceptional. I'm working my way through the menu. Sambal chicken I can also highly..."
"Came here for a family lunch one Friday. Kept seeing reviews come up for this place and as we only live down the road thought we would try it. And..."
"Had a family dinner here and it was so good! As we were quite a big party it was advised the food wouldn't come out at the same time, but each dish..."
"Came here for lunch with my bf the other day (defs book a table beforehand as this place is always full) and I'm in love with the food. Soft..."
"Spontaneous dinners are always the best, especially when its "q" time with mamabear. Thought I'd take mumsy out for a little saturday appreciation,..."
"Called on a saturday night and was told they are fully booked but they would take my number and call if anything changes. Within 10 minutes i get a..."
"Finally tried this place! Hidden away off the busy Great South Rd, it’s not the easiest to find if you’re unfamiliar with the area. But once you..."
"Everything is good. The food is delicious and the staffs are very friendly. It just a litte hard to find a park. The price is acceptable. Feel..."
"Love this place! Food are great and reasonably priced. There is a variety of food to choose from which is also great. Customer service is excellent..."
"Love this place, normally I need to travel to Ponsonby or CBD (I live in howick) for creative and delicious meals like this.. but here its only half..."
"Delicious food - sambal was too good. Nice ambience, parking is an issue and location is ok. Desserts are really good, nice after work Friday night..."
"amazzzzzzzzzingggg food!! amazing service! only downfall at the moment is they do not have liquor :-/ however is in works! Would definitely go again..."
"My fiance and I came across this place online on a Saturday night and thought let's give it a go. I tried calling twice to book a reservation but..."
"Went to dine at big fish after reading all the crazy hype reviews online. We are the mixed sashimi, soft shell crab, beef bulgogi, the salmon tataki..."
"Yum yum yum! After reading heaps of great reviews and seeing loads of photos, we decided to venture out to Penrose to see what it's all about. Big..."
"I have been wanting to go to the Big Fish Eatery for a while now and managed to go last week. Everything on the menu looked delicious and..."
"One of the best kept secrets in this part of the city. Really flavoursome food, immaculately presented and reasonably priced. The cookie dough white..."
"I love this place - the service is good, attentive and friendly. I have tried quite a range of items in their menu. Some really good - sashimi,..."
"Recommend the pork belly bao, chicken karaage, spider roll and the cookie dough dessert. Busy and buzzing atmosphere, attentive service. Will be..."
"This hidden gem is amazing! It's on the main road but you won't know about it unless you're a local or look really carefully. My cousin..."
"I read and saw lots of reviews & photos of the place on social media and had high expectation with the place. Finally I had a chance to go on..."
"The great thing about social media is that you get to hear about awesome new restaurants that you may not normally know about - Big Fish Eatery is..."
"Came here for dinner. The place is tucked away amongst businesses so its very easy to miss. The interior is quite comforting. The staff are very..."
Jamez Hill III
"Omg, best kept secret in auckland. Never even know it was there. Beautiful food. Flavours are amazing. We had the pork, soft shell crab and pad Thai...."
"Big Fish Eatery is a great spot for trying out a range of asian-inspired dishes that don't lack taste or authenticity.My favourite was..."
"After hearing and reading such great reviews about this place, I couldn’t wait to check it out, despite the location being a wee while away from..."
"Great little restaurant for a casual dining experience. In a very weird place, being the bank. Which was a bit uninviting. Food was amazing only..."
"Definitely a delicious eat. Although my fried rice was a bit too salty and oily for my liking, my father and girlfriend both enjoyed their meal. The..."
"Tried Big Fish for the first time last night. Pork Belly Bao was nice but reasonably basic. The bao was fluffy and delicious, but the pork was just..."
"Best watery in the area for sure. The sushi is Devine - some of the best I've had in Auckland - the vegetarian is especially good. The rice meals are..."
"Big Fish is an eatery in a rather out of the way spot. With 45 reviews amounting to a 4.2 rating, I have fairly mixed feelings on how good can it..."
"A lovely Japanese restaurant not too far from my place. I had dragon rolls and a white cookie dough for dessert. Dragon rolls were absolutely..."
"Went here for dinner. Chicken Karage was awesome. Finding the place was kind of tricky though and not enough waitresses so there is a bit of a wait..."
Stacey Ellie McGaw
"Just finishing up dinner here as we speak. This place is super busy for a Wednesday, we had to wait a while to be seated, ages for our order to be..."
"We had been recommended this place by a friend and since it was close to home thought we would give it a try. After a wee mission to find the place..."
Food Adventures With AnnaJ
"Grabbed some takeaway for lunch today and it was delicious...I'm glad I took a menu back for the office. Service was great and I didn't have to wait..."
"I found this place on zomato when I was looking for a nearby Japanese restaurant. This place is a little gem. Good prices and great food! The pork..."
"Dined here last night - thought it was great! If I'm completely honest if I hadn't heard about it on social media I wouldn't know it existed. But..."
"Was very surprised to find this lovely Japanese restaurant hidden away in penrose. Thanks to Zomato I found this place. The service was friendly and..."
"Dined here last week to celebrate a special occasion. We ordered the soft shell crab, miso hapuka, sambal prawns and the white cookie dough..."
"Penrose is hardly a destination location for good food. But within this industrial enclave, you will find the Big Fish Eatery serving up the freshest..."
Carmella @ Easy Food Hacks
"Visited for a birthday dinner , had to wait about 5 minutes for a table as I didn't make a reservation but other than that the food was yum , good..."
"Came for lunch, had the chili edamame, soft shell crab, prawn pad thai, beef bulogi, chicken karaage and the dark choc cookie dough. AMAAAAAAAAZING...."
"What a nice surprise this turned out!! And so close to work. Had a work lunch after reading and hearing people talk about it at the retail NZ golf..."
"Absolutely fabulous!!! in all respects - food, service, delivery. We had the salmon which was superb, tuna, crab, and pork belly. Followed by the..."
"We turned up on a quiet Saturday afternoon and had no trouble getting seated. The meal was decent, the salmon sashimi was quite good, and dark cookie..."
"We ordered 3 dishes and a dessert. We chose the soft shell crab,dragon roll and the mongolian lamb.Unfortunately it didnt live up to my..."
"We are regulars in ordering takeaway from Big Fish. The opening of this place is fantastic for Penrose. The service is good and the quality of..."
"Love the food here. We had the chicken karage, soft shell crab and the prawn pad Thai. The 2 of us were so full from just these 3 dishes...."
"Love this place! The waiter/waitress was so lovely and really attentive with topping our water up and making sure we were alright. Good customer..."
"Really decent food for the price. Between two, we ordered the karage chicken, dragon sushi roll, pad thai and bulgogi beef. It was ALOT of food for..."
"We arrived mid afternoon on a Monday and it was relatively empty. We opted to sit outside but moved in after a couple of minutes as it was covered in..."
"Came here on the weekend. Not something you expect in Penrose but certainly a welcome addition. It was quiet for lunch, we were seated straight..."
"We arrived midday on Saturday, it was empty so chose a table outside. Although the odd train passed by it didn't ruin the atmosphere; it was perfect..."
"I wrote a blog post for this but somehow I accidentally deleted it and can't get it back up on Zomato. Situated in the quieter suburbs of Penrose,..."
"Price is good. Food is great. Dessert is the yummiest. ..."
"Absolutely delicious! The Sambal prawn was a little spicy for my taste buds (which can't handle spicy too well) but couldn't stop eating it!..."
"Was recommended to try this place and was definitely not disappointed. Nice selection of Asian style foods in a cafe setting, with coffee and..."
"My new favourite! Delicious food with the best service I've experienced in a long time. The Tayylor made fried rice is a must try, and the dragon..."
"Decent and awesome meal made with fresh produces. Ordered tuna tataki, chicken karaage, prawn tempura, pork belly bao, and chicken pad Thai - all of..."
"I was invited along with a few other food bloggers to try out the dishes at Big Fish Eatery! Big Fish Eatery opened its doors in September this year..."
"Big Fish Eatery is one of Penrose's secret hidden gem that will most definitely become the new craze in no time as it fits perfectly in the asian..."
"Was invited to have lunch at @bigfisheaterynz with other food bloggers! The staff were so friendly, they helped us understand the menu and assisted..."
"Was invited to have lunch at Big Fish Eatery with other food bloggers! This restaurant is located in Penrose. Not the most convenient location but..."
"Amazing amazing amazing! Ordered a pork belly Bao, kaarage chicken, tuna tataki and chicken pad Thai to share. Everything was perfect. Can't wait to..."
"Awesome customer service and friendly staff followed up by an amazing, authentic, not to sweet Chicken Pad Thai. Highly recommend a visit! Will..."
"Omg!!!! I'm so glad we came here. It's such amazing food. Really reasonable price. It is so delicious. Plenty of carparks. I'm definitely going to..."
"Very hidden gem, definitely worth seeking them out!This place has a nice ambiance, they serve a mixture of different asian cuisines and the..."
"Amazing food and above standard service. Each meal that was brought to the table was explained including sauces. I will be back for sure! Maddison..."
"Tuna Tataki - 11/10, Beef Teppanyaki 10/10, Karaage Chicken & Mayo 10/10, Pork Belly Bao UNBELIEVABLE. World class menu. Service outstanding - Big..."
"A hidden gem. Fresh ingredients, good portions, friendly staffs and beautiful presentation. Staffs are so friendly and kind they also gave us free..."
"One of my newest favourite restaurants. Can't say there are many places where I've really enjoyed every dish that has come out. Prices are super,..."
"Back to the big fish today ..twice this week had to have the pad thai again..my fav also had karage chicken and side of sir fried vegetables all very..."
"This wonderful Pan Asian restaurant is sublime. The staff are wonderful but the food is exceptional! There is a level of refinement in some of these..."
"Tried this place for lunch yesterday. It's a little hard to find as the windows are tinted but was super happy I did. I had the prawn nigiri, Karaage..."
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