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The Occidental Belgian Beer Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$27
CUISINES
Pub, Belgian, Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Central European
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just left what used to be my favourite bar in Auckland. I was apparently rude according to the English Bar staff with the ring in his nose and lip - clean cut otherwise. After he took my drink away which I hadn’t finished- didn’t ask...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JonononoN
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was advised by my tour guide of restaurants, and my concierge to try this restaurant. I did not see it on their website nor was I informed by those people that this restaurant has a loyalty program in which I could have gotten a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Globetrotter10079
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have dropped in to the Occidental a number of times when in AKL on business. It is always a great experience, whether at 1pm or 10pm, busy or quiet. The mussels and calamari were surprisingly excellent - the mussels even pre-detached from the shells...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jasmine T
HospoGroup, General Manager at The Occidental Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Great to hear, thanks for the feedback Jasmine!

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great selection of beers, with good food and live music at the weekend. Staff really friendly and helpful. Just a great place to chill.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mattsolives
HospoGroup, General Manager at The Occidental Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for letting us know, so pleased you had a great time

Reviewed 4 days ago

The title says it all - dropped in because we were thirsty - the staff we friendly and helpful. Wife loved the mussells and could not get over how big they were. Put this on your list of places to drop into!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BrettRiddett
HospoGroup, General Manager at The Occidental Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Awesome to hear thanks for the feedback Brett

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We just popped in for a drink and nibbles. We stayed quite a while in the end as the service and good were great. Thanks for looking after us so well.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank EddyBray
HospoGroup, General Manager at The Occidental Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for coming in, great to hear you had an awesome experience!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nowhere could you find green-lip mussels prepared in so many mouthwatering dishes. I would never miss a visit to this special restaurant. Diners will never be disappointed ! FIVE STAR in my book.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tonyies
HospoGroup, General Manager at The Occidental Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Great to hear! Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fun pub with outstanding mussels, wide beer selection, friendly staff who work hard to please.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 272wils
HospoGroup, General Manager at The Occidental Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a cruise and did the walking tour of Auckland. We asked our guide where was a good place to get a beer and some fish and chips. He showed us this pub and we went back. Two of us had wine bucket...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Phillip H
HospoGroup, General Manager at The Occidental Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Woohoo, thanks for letting us know, we are so pleased you loved your visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to grab a quick dinner alfyer a long intercontinental flight. We visited before other Cafes of the same franchise Place is noisy Food is definitely not recommendable ( had a lamb shoulder, nothing but fat) and salmon ( small...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Vigorish93
HospoGroup, General Manager at The Occidental Belgian Beer Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are very sorry that this was your experience. We certainly aim to provide a much better standard than this and we thank you for letting us know so we can address this issue

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