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The Grove

) #3 of 1,867 Restaurants in Auckland $$$$ French, European,
Wyndham St, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-368 4129
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Wyndham St, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The finest restaurant I've visited in many a year. Expert staff guide you though a complex, delicious master menu, with something to appeal to every palate

Thank Playfs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to go and experience what service should be in a restaurant. Polished and professional without being stuffy or obtrusive. Loved the cheese selection being brought to the table, a really nice touch. Some of the crockery and seats could do with an overhaul...More

Thank bradley_express
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of small and thought-provoking dishes hidden amongst the garish. I nailed it until the last dish where I had a nibble on something that wasn't meant to be eaten. Overall the night was enjoyable, but I concur with Rick Stein who enjoys a real...More

Thank DHC2-Man
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wait staff were great, food was tasty and well presented although sometimes distinguishing between the food and garnish was a challenge, did well until the end of the experience when i ate the garnish that should not have been eaten. If your into pretentious dinning...More

Thank pone6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to go to Auckland for a long weekend getaway from the craziness of Sydney. I had heard from a number of friends and work collegues that New Zealand has amazing food due to number of the endless fresh options available...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Glad we finally visited The Grove, but the chances of visiting again are low. We enjoyed the ambience and the very attentive and friendly staff, but the food wasn't to our liking - 7 course degustation. The best degustation menu we have had was at...More

Thank Sanway1505
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten at and reviewed this restaurant so many times and it never fails to deliver! The wow starts from the moment you arrive. Attentive staff will show you to your table and ensure a drink is on the way. The cocktail list is fantastic...More

Thank MandA6468
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were given a voucher by a friend which took us longer than the 12 months validity to use but kindly the owner let us extend it for a few months. It was worth the wait. From the moment we stepped in from the cold,...More

Thank leeandsteve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our 2nd visit to The Grove and was as good as the first. Prefer cocktails to wine and loved their unusual creations. Great to have paired cocktails to the fantastic food. All dishes were inventive and well presented. Different crockery for each course adds to...More

Thank JalanM111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been in Auckland one year and I have been to most of the top tier restaurants. I must say this is my ultimate venue for a great degustation and wine matching experience. The menu is always solid usually features exquisite produce, they are well crafted...More

Thank Eddie L
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi do you welcome babies to accompany there parents dining at your restaurant?
28 April 2017|
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Response from Linda W | Reviewed this property |
Not really. This is a quiet fine dining restaurant. Most patrons are couples celebrating special occasions.
Trudi G
Do you have to book and are you open Mondays? Thank you in advance
27 February 2017|
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Response from Glyn B | Reviewed this property |
it is defiantly recommended ... great online service ... font be scared about the time you are expected to eat for 2-3 hours .... it's very very good though
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wyndham St, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-368 4129
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