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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 25 May 2018 via mobile

We spent a lovely evening at The Grove, having the 4 course meal with accompanying wine. The food was delicious...both inventive and beautiful to look at and eat while the staff balanced relaxed with impeccable service. Not a cheap night out but worth it!!

Thank Bronwyn A
Reviewed 22 May 2018

A great location, beautifully presented interior with a lively elegant ambiance. We had a lovely 4 course degustation meal, beautifully presented with wonderful food tastes. Unfortunately my wife's fish dish was raw on the inside when served and we had to send this back. A...More

Thank alastair4
Reviewed 19 May 2018

From start to finish our dining experience was excellent. Great atmosphere, very knowledgeable staff, amazing food, beautiful wines, I couldnt fault our evening.

Thank NotNowKatoNZ
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Food and Service! What a treat it was to go to The Grove with my girls for Mother’s Day! Every dish was presented beautifully, described and tasted amazing. The Grove could easily stand up to the best in London...very impressive.

Thank TracyLSt
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We came here to celebrate a friend's 65th birthday. There were 4 of us - 2 vegans, one dairy intolerant, and one 'normal'. We had a 4 course degustation meal that met all our requirements and exceeded any expectations. Everything about it was superb. The...More

1  Thank 275ingridm
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This was our first degustation experience as a family. It provided an unforgettable evening's entertainment. The service was impeccable. This was seven courses of a colourful, imaginative and playful taste adventure.

Thank Richard_Shillito
Reviewed 14 May 2018

My sister and mother came for mothers day and it exceeded my expectations. We said I was vegan when we booked and they said it wouldn't be a problem. The food was exceptional and I didn't feel like I was missing out or having something...More

1  Thank Alexis R
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Overall a very pleasant experience. The staff were excellent and the ambiance very comfortable and subdued. The food varied from outstanding to disappointing. The kingfish sashimi served with a fruit leather strip was excellent as was the flambé desert. The hapuka was a very poor...More

1  Thank gemido
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We were recommended to go to the Grove by friends to celebrate our marriage. We got married two weeks ago and after a very short honeymoon had to come back to Auckland for work so booked somewhere suitably special for our first weekend back. The...More

1  Thank Faith s
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We were recommended by a friend to go to The Grove restaurant. It was my husband's birthday and we were there on Saturday evening. It was one of the most amazing dining experience. The food was exclusive, absolutely indulging and full of flavour! Presentation of...More

1  Thank lindayuu77
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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
Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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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