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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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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
St Patrick's Square, Wyndham St, Auckland Central, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

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 25 June 2018

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

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 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 22 June 2018

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
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A classic silver service restaurant that keeps modern by constantly adapting their menu with new amazing dishes. The chefs 4 course lunch( which becomes 6 with appetizer and palet cleansers) is mind blowing in its originality and finesse. Definitely an experience to savour.

Thank Eveoutandabout
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Top class and extremely enjoyable experience ...my taste buds where having a party ! Lovely atmosphere

Thank ashnaheart
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner a few weeks ago . Food and service were very good lots of nice little touches in see ice and with presentation of food Shame about all the building work outside and a lack of a view Thanks

Thank 91cz
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

My son and I visited The Grove while on business in Auckland. From the beginning to the end of the evening the service was impeccable. We had a lovely waiter who was so excited to see our reactions to the courses. She was a delight....More

Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Wow! Simply the best! We had an absolutely perfect experience for our Ruby Wedding Anniversary dinner - food was to de for - every last yummy morsel of every spectacular course - sublime vegetarian menu - crowned by the very special bombe Alaska prepared by...More

Thank MaryFar
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Seven of us celebrated our daughter's 30th birthday at the Grove last night. It is an amazing dining experience and one that we all enjoyed. The service was really friendly and efficient and the food was sensational and so beautifully presented. Thank you, the Grove,...More

Thank colincw
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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
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.
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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