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The Esplanade Bar and Grill

) #5 of 30 Restaurants in Devonport $$ - $$$ , , Gluten Free Options
1 Victoria Road, Devonport, New Zealand
+64 9-445 1291
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“linguine” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Victoria Road, Devonport, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lost count of the number of times I've been here in the last three years . Been with "the wife" , my mother (very picky), friends and work colleagues- for lunch, dinner , high tea or just a few ciders in front of the fire....More

Thank BOBCATNZ1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Step off the ferry into what hotels in NZ of yesteryear were like. Full of atmosphere, amazing location, good food: off-the-grill fast food or menu. Plenty of entertainment music, quiz night and live sport on TV when this is happening. A convivial meeting place for...More

Thank RoRo2013
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great spot to relax and have a beer with views of the harbour and close to the Ferry terminal , had great fish and chips when i was there

Thank lain S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

My Husband and I sat down on Mothers Day in their outdoor dining area we waited a good 15 minutes no one came out to serve us my husband when inside to put in our order only to be told by the waitress to order...More

Thank Elaine T
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We make a reservation and get one of the two round tables in the front overlooking the water and wharf area … can seat 2 4 or 6 guests .. the hotel and staff are excellent, the meals and menu selection also good, daily specials...More

Thank vaimaanga
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Pretty quiet on a weekday morning. Traditional breakfast menu with generous servings, crunchy sandwich style bread, and butter served in a plastic tear-open pouches. Worth it for the location.

Thank FreeRangeKiwis
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped whilst on a ferry trip to Devonport on a late Monday afternoon. After walking the streets we stopped at the hotel for a coffee and a pot of tea. The tea my partner let me know was good but she loved the fine...More

Thank tigger2594
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Meals are excellent staff are friendly reasonably priced and views of Auckland city any photographer would love.

Thank kiwi262016
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The food was good. The fish and chips were tasty and cost 20$. The Hotel has a real antique feel about it. There is the added advantage of free WiFi. If you don't want to eat inside you can sit outside the front of the...More

Thank Pauline S
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This café is on a premium site with views back over the harbor as well as along the waterfront. It is the premium place in Devonport to 'sit and watch the world go by'.

Thank Narziss
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Victoria Road, Devonport, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Devonport
  • Phone Number: +64 9-445 1291
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