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The Grove

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Wyndham St, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-368 4129
Mon - Wed 18:00 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My son took me here last school holidays while I was visiting.. He did not realize it was a degustation menu, but had heard great reviews. We chose the 5 course menu, and right from the start we were impressed with the service and the food. The presentation was amazing, the flavors to die for, and each mouthful memorable. I... More 

Thank ptbabe
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had the degustation menu. Very well presentation and delicious! Nice atmosphere and service was excellent!

Thank Vonnie C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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195 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my favorite restaurant but many things were changed in a few weeks. The price went up by 10 nzd per person for a lesser amount of plate (4 instead of 5), the portions were really small this time -Wagyu was a one bite meat. Of course all were really delicious, but I paid 500 nzd (50 tip) for... More 

Thank exclea
San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best meals that I've ever had. Everything there was just delicious. Highly recommend this place. I did the five course for lunch. I wish I could have done the 9 course. The only thing is that I wish I could have had a different choice for the selection as compared to my friend. We both had to... More 

Thank crystal00jade
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been heard of this restaurant for a while, but never got a chance to visit. Here comes to our birthday celebration, giving us the great opportunity to try this fantastic restaurant. We were there on 14th November 2016, it was Monday, this also gives us the chance to try the Chef Special Menu with a reasonable price, we... More 

Thank Tsung-Yin
Brisbane, Australia
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here on a Monday night and took advantage of the chef's choice degustation for $69.00 instead of the usual $89.00. I upgraded to the crayfish for an extra $20.00 and thought it was well worth it. Each course was delicious and service was assured and professional. The room has a warm ambience and our waiter from the Loire... More 

Thank WaWa1963
Perth, Australia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived and were greeted and seated with friendly smile and style and the service continued to be outstanding all night. We both ordered the nine course offer and glad we did as I'm sure 5 courses were not going to be enough. Sounds silly but they are 5 very small courses so 9 was perfect and all very nice... More 

Thank Ben A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the 5 course degustation menu. We liked how we could choose any 5 dishes combination. The intensity of sweet tomato combined with the morton bay bugs was devine, the flavours with the lamb were superb, and the grade 9 wagyu hanger steak was full of flavour, succulent, and cooked to perfection. An impressive restaurant, up there with the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted a dinning experience to share with my family on our trip to NZ and was not disappointed. Wonderful meal and service, would definitely recommend.

1 Thank Sandra S
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I give the staff 10 out of 10. They were all engaging - right form the moment we walked in, including the bar staff ! Food was also very good at a 9/10 and well worth the visit. We had the 5 course blind degustation which was a great choice. Staff checked for any dislikes and accommodated these for us.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wyndham St, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-368 4129

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