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Blankenberge Belgian Beer Cafe

$$ - $$$
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
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136 Hurstmere Road, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-486 6331
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San Jose, California
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This was good pub grub! Fun atmosphere, really friendly staff. Kids enjoyed it. We were there over New Year and the whole town was busy, and I live in California so I know busy! But we got a table and everyone enjoyed their dinner.

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Thank Carlukegirl
NW London
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Currently closed for a refurb. Website unavailable no furthermore information anywhere. Found out the hard way by personal visit. No known date for reopened

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Thank freefromenvy
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Worth a visit alone for the Jumbo Meat Skewer, guaranteed to satisfy the biggest of appetites. The skewer arrives on a long board, and is drizzled with a béarnaise style sauce. The meat we found to be succulent with the sausage having a mild spice to it which added perfectly to the overall flavour of the meal. Leffe Blonde was... More 

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Thank Dad_plus_2_Boys
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We went there for dinner few days before Christmas. It was full house. I believe they were under staff that night. Therefore, the service was slow, and we need to run up to the counter when we need to ask for something. We waited for quite a while before the wait staff brought us some water. Food was slow. We... More 

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Thank BabyKangaroo
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33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Our visit started out amazing- the waiter was friendly and helpful. But once dinner was served it went down. The food was average and it took 30min for someone to come and clear the tables and ask if we wanted dessert. No one popped over to check drinks etc. desserts was mixed and certain items were missing- but this was... More 

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Thank Katherine M
Madrid, Spain
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117 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We ended up here with a group of people looking for a place where we could still get dinner rather late for NZ. The Belgian theme was a plus. Unfortunately, the food was only middling, partially quite good, partially (e.g. my mussels) overcooked and appearing reheated. The nice choice of Belgian beers on the menu led to some disappointment as... More 

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Thank EpicurPK
Auckland, New Zealand
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114 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I went for a quick bite to eat at lunch. There are lots of tables, including a big one where anyone can sit at. I love those kind of tables. I ordered some Belgian fries and a cider, and realised I should have asked about portion size first. The cider was a huge glass, delicious, but a lot! And the... More 

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Thank Kiwigirl341
Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We ordered two rump steak with fries and asked for medium cook. The steak that came were so thin and dry, cooked to well done. I couldn't force myself to finish the steak as it was so horribly dry, chewy and tasteless. I left more than half of the steak and fries on the plate. We went there because we... More 

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Thank Daisy W
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Recent visit for dinner & drinks. The food was extremely disappointing. We ordered steak & spicy pork ribs. The steak was chewy & hard to swallow (took it hm for the dog) & the pork ribs were definately not spicy, lacked flavour. Customer service was great. Won't be back!

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Thank NZIsander
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We have been several times to Bbc and always had amazing food.our last visit however was absolutely shocking.we waited 20 minutes for a drink before going to the bar ourselves.We then had to ask to order food,even though we had reserved a table days before. The food came and OMG....the cajun chicken tasted like it had been cooked earlier and... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Belgian, Bar, European, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Hurstmere Road, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-486 6331

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