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The Grove

St Patrick's Square, Wyndham St, Auckland Central, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-368 4129
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
French, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
St Patrick's Square, Wyndham St, Auckland Central, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food... however new ownership now so need to go again to check it out. The food tasted Devine and the winelist was extensive

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The degustation at the Grove was one of the best meals I’ve ever had. Every one of the seven courses was absolutely fabulous. The matched wines were absolutely superb. Service was outstanding, efficient and friendly. Dinner at the Grove would have to be one of...More

Thank Elizabeth_and_David
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited last night the atmosphere is lovely and the servers excellent, the food is delicious and interesting however I didn’t know there is NO MENU set tasting courses 4 or 7 so for me this was disappointing we chose the 7 all individually delicious plates...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply stunning! Lost for words...impeccable service and creative cuisine - classic with a modern twist. Not being wine drinkers we had no trouble selecting complementary cocktails instead. This really is a bucket list restaurant.

Thank P915IUsallys
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really beautiful food. Service was great and staff went the extra mile to make our friends night special. We asked for a birthday cake to be made and I still can’t get it out of my mind!

Thank Erena K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked The Grove for my husbands 50th Birthday on the recommendation of our hotel. The food was outstanding, simply amazing. We had wine by the glass and found there was a great selection and advise given. The staff were friendly and good humoured making...More

Thank Chrissy3131
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we walked in the door the service was outstanding. It was very professional , yet personal and engaging. That owner Michael Dearth found time to spend with us for our anniversary dinner highlighted the care with which this restaurant treats its customers....More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our degustation dinner + wine costed $660 ($50 Oyster, $120 degustation wine each, rest on degustation menu), just two of us. Bullet point: - Really average food for the price, at least not as good as Sugar Club. - Great wine - however one of...More

Thank shal1016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the 7 courses, which when you add in the several pre courses, it comes to about 11 and is a lot... but each dish is extremely well designed(/architecturally conceived on the plate), multi-level tasteful and inspiring. The wine list is extremely comprehensive,...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fabulous night with The Grove, the menu was sublime and we loved the extra amuse bouche's...totally inspired too and will making the smoked bone marrow butter this weekend for a dinner party! Would also like to mention the outstanding service given by...More

Thank Charlotte G
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Lee H
5 February 2018|
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Response from djmcenergy | Reviewed this property |
maybe email the restaurant, and supply more info
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turneraw
10 August 2017|
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Response from ICTBRO | Reviewed this property |
You should be fine with casual shoes, Auckland is a pretty informal city.
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Missjess86
28 April 2017|
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Response from Terry C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Missjess8, This is a fine dining restaurant and not ideal for young children in my opinion.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Patrick's Square, Wyndham St, Auckland Central, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-368 4129
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