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Bellota

#128 of 1,664 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
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91 Federal St, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-363 6301
Today
16:30 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 16:30 - 23:30
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to give this restaurant a try while visiting Auckland. The menu is presented as traditional tapas which a varied selection. We had read the reviews and ratings and the restaurant got good marks. After having dinner there we are still trying to figure out why. It is mediocre food and service at best. The wine selection was the most... More 

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Thank Ellen Y
SKYCITY-Restaurants, Manager at Bellota, responded to this review

Hola Ellen, Please could you send us a email with a little more detail including the date that you visited Bellota? We would love to hear from you carlos.delgado@skycity.co.nz. Muchas Gracias. More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Wonderful selection of tapas and great cocktails!! Yum Yum. It was rather cold outside and we were able to get a seat inside. The food was great and the selection fantastic.

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Thank Lynn S
Payson, Arizona
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93 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is an interesting Tapas restaurant across from the Skycity casino. We arrived late in the evening and they stayed open to serve us. The food was good and the atmosphere nice.

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Thank Mike F
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This place has a great vibe. I felt like I was in a bar in Madrid. We visited this bar twice first for drinks and then for Tapas .Although alcohol is a little pricey the tapas was delicious.My only criticism is that I would have liked a main meal menu too.

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Thank Miliana D
Bogota, Colombia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The food was really good, the atmosphere super nice and the live music just completed the night to make everything perfect. For sure I'll come back.

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Thank Tatiana B
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Actually wanted to give this place 4.5 but it's 4 or 5 on my iPhone. Great service. Amazing food. Very willing to substitute for my food intolerances but the dishes had to be changed quite a bit and the non-GF version looked A LOT tastier. I felt let down by that. I definitely had options but not a huge amount.... More 

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Thank P1640RRmaryk
Northland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Walking along Federal Street looking for somewhere to eat and decided to give Bellota a try. There was a wonderful band playing Spanish music which enticed us in. The service was excellent, attentive but not overbearing, knowledgeable but not pushy. The platter arrived promptly and the items were explained. It wasn't the best food I've tasted but that was more... More 

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Thank triciabcabs
Kuta, Indonesia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I have been here about 5 years ago and was disappointed then and came away last night with the same feeling after hoping it might have improved in the intervening years and reading some positive reviews..I have been to Spain a number of times and love tapas bars. This one does not fit the bill in terms of layout,decor or... More 

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Thank R_sinke
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

First visit and they have my fav wine if all time. Happy boy. Food and service excellent and only neg was music too loud to make normal conversation between mates easy.

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Thank JeffQV
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We've been casually lured by an amazing host Lupe standing out the front of the Bellota . She took the best care of us . She delivered top quality service with incredible knowledge of menu so we had to try out every single item from the menu . The best experience ever on my birthday . We finished our journey... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 23:30
Monday
16:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
16:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
16:30 - 23:30
Thursday
16:30 - 23:30
Friday
16:30 - 23:30
Saturday
16:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Federal St, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-363 6301

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?