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Botswana Butchery

99 Quay Street | Ferry Building, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-307 6966
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  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Steakhouse, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
99 Quay Street | Ferry Building, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The total experience with this restaurant from the outset was better than anyone could expect On first contact with Ksenia, she was able to accommodate our group of 16 travellers was brilliant and she managed to find a solution for our needs giving us a...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first noticed the lounge when coming off the ferry after a wine tour on Waiheke island. We returned for dinner at 7p. Perfect seasoning and presentation of the meal was only complimented by the sumptuous attitude of the restaurant. Service excellence and a great...More

Thank Joy M K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Botswana Butchery is located in the Ferry Building on the first and second floors. It offers terrific food, great wines and an attentive staff. Due to the American Express reservation, we were greeted by name and served a complimentary glass of wine. Our service could...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked way in advance and had a great table but found ourselves in a service black hole for the first 30 mins and it took over 30mins until till we could order. However, the food when we eventually got it was very good but...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

FOOD Meat was cooked perfectly. We certainly appreciated the dessert to celebrate my mothers birthday- it was a lovely touch DRINKS No one knew how to make a long island iced tea or the correct history behind it- it originated from the plantations not New...More

Thank Amber s s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there first in the morning for a coffee and just enjoyed the total atmosphere .... casual/upmarket chic with a very relaxing tone...... booked for an early evening dinner time ... and WOW Grilled Whangamata Scallops Free range pork belly, venison black pudding, cauliflower...More

Thank M B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent and I actually proposed to my girlfriend at this restaurant. The staff went out of their way to make sure that the whole experience went smoothly and we had great service the whole night. I would like to thank them for...More

Thank RogerPinVanuatu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here a few times and it’s always been great but this time it was a busy Saturday night and we had dinner elsewhere and wanted to stop in for desserts and cocktails. They did not disappoint! The manager sorted us an intimate...More

Thank Garren B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for a relaxed dinner with our son and daughter on Saturday evening. The service, waiter was superb, so friendly and efficient. We had Oysters(excellent), Ceasar saled(good) and bread(good) for starters. Main course Scallops(ok), Salmon(perfect) and Wagyu Steak(good) and sides mash potato, cauliflower,...More

Thank Robert Jan V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here for dinner last night. Service was good but when I'm asking for a recommendation of sauce I don't expect the waiter to then list ALL the sauces...I chose the prawns for mains and there were 3 very average sized served. Definitely not worth...More

Thank britabroad34
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10 April 2016|
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Response from Paul A | Reviewed this property |
Definitely book to guarantee a table. Was very busy when we went
10 April 2016|
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Response from Toby T | Reviewed this property |
I would give them a call on +64 9307 6966 or send them an Email you will have to jump on line, hope this helps you !!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Quay Street | Ferry Building, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-307 6966
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Botswana Butchery, one of Auckland's newest waterfront restaurant, combines premium produce, wine and local ingredients from the Auckland region with the best of what Central Otago can offer Located in the historic Ferry Building on Quay Street, Botswana Butchery brings a taste of the South to the heart of Auckland city. The restaurant offers lunch, dinner and bar menus in gorgeous surroundings. The ethos of 'fun dining' is key to Botswana Auckland, which is plush and wonderfully distinctive but also welcoming and fun. Botswana Butchery is all about relaxed, fun dining in a premium atmosphere. Botswana Butchery is well known in Central Otago with a restaurant in Queenstown and is highly regarded for providing sumptuous meals and superb service in opulent surroundings. Following its popular 'sister' restaurant, the Auckland restaurant produces fabulously flavoursome, succulent meals from the best local produce with high levels of service and attention to detail at every stage of its wine and food delivery. The restaurant seats approximately 120 guests inside and up to 40 on the terrace outside. Open from 11am until late, Botswana Butchery is the perfect option for an exciting new dining experience.
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