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Aubergine

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129 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, New Zealand
+64 9-489 3104
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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110 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In a party of four and pre-booked, we enjoyed a really excellent luncheon at this lovely restaurant in the heart of Takapuna. The Manager was welcoming and showed us to a lovely window table at the front of the restaurant. The service was excellent and as for the food, all four of us had different items which we selected from... More 

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Thank robert w
Whangarei, New Zealand
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently had a meal out in Takapuna 's Aubergine Restaurant, we had no trouble getting an early booking the same day. I was able to get a gluten free meal no trouble. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was good comfort food.

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Thank Lorra75
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a spur of the moment evening out, the food was very nice and two of the party were vegans and this was not a problem, their risotto was very tasty our dishes were great too

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Thank Rosemariie F
Auckland, New Zealand
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately this is not the first time we have experienced below average service. More staff training is required. Very sad to see old favourites such as eye filler steak no longer on the menu. This restaurant has been the location of our annual reunion with old friends. Will probably be going elsewhere next year.

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Thank Tabatha1998
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Recently had a birthday gathering there for 17 people inluding two young kids. The food, price and service were excellent. The salmon dish that myself and others had was exceptionally tasty.

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Thank Paul K
Whangarei, New Zealand
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The food at Aubergine is beautifully presented and very satisfying. The restaurant is well positioned close to the beach, and has friendly and efficient service. I would definitely be happy to dine here on my own or with friends. Not too noisy with wonderful lighting, some very good cocktails were on offer too!

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Thank Fran L
Auckland, New Zealand
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55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Having been a regular here until moving north 3 years ago it was time to visit again after a gap of 4 years. Service and food did not disappoint.

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Thank sherylamartin
Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Good quality and delicious food. Available in many other food flavors. Good to enjoy with family or friends. Price and food both good for customer.

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Thank bosspark
Queenstown, New Zealand
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We have eaten here many times over the last 10 years. We hadn't been for several months and when presented this weekend with fussy friends we took them to Aubergine because we know that there is GF, DF, Vegetarian and if you want a good steak, piece of fish, beautifully cooked Salmon, or something light - some with a slight... More 

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Thank Discerningdiner22
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The place serves good quality food in a nice location. It can be quite busy at times but the service is good. My husband enjoyed the lamb dish which was cooked to perfection and I had one of the best pasta carbonara. Will definitely go again.

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Thank Mirela2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$23
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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?