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49 Main Road, Bombay, Auckland 2675, New Zealand
+64 9-236 1030
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
49 Main Road, Bombay, Auckland 2675, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were planning to come here for a while and the wait was well worth it. Food was exquisite and service was excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank Zak B
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I together with thirty family members of all ages celebrated our Diamond wedding anniversary at Bracu, despite our number the service was prompt, the orders taken the drinks supplied everything was beautifully organised. The food was fantastic not a single complaint was...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A double birthday for the adults and a very spoilt 3 year old. Meals tailored for the child and crayons and drawings provided straight away. I also had my own back up plans. The food...wow! Perfect combinations making this the best meal out in 2...More

Thank j0c0sab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dine out at a lot of very well known restaurants throughout NZ and sometimes with a degustation menu we are rushed through each course just as soon as our plates are cleared - not so at Bracu. We had dined here previously for A...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 6 March 2018

A friend in New Zealand booked for us to go there, the only problem we had was finding it - a young man helped us out in the end. No signposting! The meal (lunch) was very good - clearly a top notch restaurant with service...More

Thank kaw118
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Bracu is not a place to go if you have to watch the wallet however if you want to treat someone special (or if you're comfortably solvent), Bracu is a wonderful place to dine. The service is excellent and attentive without being invasive, the setting...More

Thank morleymatt
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous place Amazing service and amazing understanding of gluten free MeAl was outstanding

Thank Neats62
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Each course of the degustation was superb. We took our first bite of each course.....looked at each other.....and simultaneously said "wow!"

Thank stoketun
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We visited Bracu for lunch as part of our 28th wedding anniversary day out. Our visit was reasonably short (just an hour) to fit in with our other plans but it was a wonderful and restful hour. We both ordered the duck (superb) and were...More

Thank Keitha S
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We came here for Christmas Eve lunch. The food was good. The service was a bit patchy - friendly but amateurish . Our plated food was served from the left instead of the right. We even help clear the table so she could put the...More

Thank SewChek
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Main Road, Bombay, Auckland 2675, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Bombay
  • Phone Number: +64 9-236 1030
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Simunovich Olive Estate is home to a unique restaurant, Bracu, which takes its name from the Adriatic island of Brac, the place where our olive growing tradition began.Nestled amid the stunning olive grove of the Simunovich Olive Estate, Bracu Restaurant offers elegant and contemporary fine dining in a truly exceptional setting. Experience the exquisite dishes prepared by talented Head Chef Mikey Newlands with seasonal offerings from the Estate's own gardens and passionate local producers while you relax on the all-weather veranda or inside the magnificently restyled Kauri villa.Just 35 minutes from central Auckland, with breathtaking views across the vast olive grove and the rolling pastures of the Bombay Hills, Bracu is Auckland's finest country restaurant.
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