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Aubergine

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129 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, New Zealand
+64 9-489 3104
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Wellington, New Zealand
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Takapuna and searched for restaurants on line and looked good. Service was good with an attentive waitress and we did not have to wait long for our meals. A fair selection of dishes mainly European influenced. We had the calamari and arancini to start, too much accompanying mescaline salad accompanied both dishes which was underdressed so became a little... More 

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Thank Graham D
Southampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here in December towards the end of my Kiwi travels. The staff were friendly and helpful when asked questions about the menu. The wine was delicious too. I had the steak and I have to say it was the best meal I have had through out my travels! Simply delicious! I even helped finish my friends as she was... More 

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Thank Alexandra1429
Sydney, Australia
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259 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not bad overall. Middle eastern style menu. Lamb shanks were tender. Good service. No complaints. Didnt wow me but nice. I think i expected more but i did not look at the menu before entering. Would probably go back again if i was a local.

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Thank ozveildancer
Duncan, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent attention by friendly staff.. food came fairly quickly... delicious ... excellent value... we are visitors to Takapuna and have found meals in general are quite expensive. Aubergine with their 35.00 special for 3 course meal has set a standard few other establishments can compete with... thank you and well done!

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Thank Cheryl C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Aubergine a few times with different people over the years and have never had a bad meal. The service is always friendly and with friends or family, lunch or dinner we have always enjoyed it.

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Thank Lee O
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We came for dinner and got the 3 course deal- great value! Food was absolutely superb and I noticed they had a good lunch menu too. Lovely atmosphere, we had a great night and will definitely be back!

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Thank Claire H
Auckland, New Zealand
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

12 noon booking for Lunch first in the Restaurant,soup served promptly and wine then waited 40 minutes for our main courses which were not of the high standards we have previously enjoyed.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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135 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

On the North Shore for the weekend we were looking for a reasonably priced evening meal. Our party of four were surprised at the menu options & were all happy with their choices. The restaurant was busy on a Thursday evening but we were seated quickly and drinks & meals arrived promptly. No desserts were required after our mains. Paying... More 

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Thank retep42
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180 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for a group of about 10...no problem and nice position. The food was excellent. I'd not eaten all day so went for the lamb shanks....perfect choice, beautifully cooked and very filling. The service was and always is very good. As a surprise birthday the staff brought out the cake we supplied with no problems and provided... More 

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Thank swampykevin
1 review
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Aubergine has an amazing food and great service!!! Any time I been there, was just awesome!! I fully recommend!!

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Thank Isabela B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$22
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Takapuna
  • Phone Number: +64 9-489 3104

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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?