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Zest Restaurant & Bar

171 Queen Street | Auckland, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-367 1234
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
171 Queen Street | Auckland, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Expensive at $34pp for full buffet breakfast and NOT worth the money. Hostess welcome was abrupt. We were in at 9.30 on a Monday morning. Much of the hot food had run out so selection was poor. To be fair they did cook extra food...More

Thank Helen P
SunilBajaria, Manager at Zest Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Dear Helen P, I would like to offer my sincere apologies for the inconvenience caused to you. Clearly what you encountered was well below our usual high standards and is completely unacceptable! It is always our aim to ensure guests enjoy professional service and their...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

We were feeling a bit hungry at a bit of an odd time (too late for a proper lunch, more early afternoon?) while trying to kill time before boarding the SkyBus. Anyway, as we had a small baby we opted not to sit in the...More

Thank wroddick
SunilBajaria, Manager at Zest Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Dear wroddick, Thank you for your recent review and feedback. We are delighted that you have enjoyed our food and service. Thank you Once again for taking time to write a review and we hope to host you again soon. Kind regards, Sunil Bajaria T.H.E....More

Reviewed 24 February 2017

Handled my food allergies very well and without a fuss. The food tasted great and looked great on the plate. I had dinner and breakfast here for three night. I will eat here again on my next trip to AucklandMore

Thank Paul A
SunilBajaria, Manager at Zest Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Dear Paul A Thank you for your recent review and feedback. We pride ourselves on being able to adapt our menu to any dietary or allergy requirements. Thank you once again for taking the time to write a review and we hope to host you...More

Reviewed 7 February 2017

Enjoyed a buffet breakfast at Zest with some friends... nice and affordable.. relaxed place to sit and chat and eat... wasn't a huge range of foods but was the nice, thought the drink containers could have been kept full, always seem to be empty and...More

Thank Ustwoguys
SunilBajaria, Manager at Zest Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Dear Ustwoguys, Thank you for choosing to dine at Zest Restaurant on your recent Stay. We are delighted you enjoyed your breakfast and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Thank you once again for taking your time to write a review. Regards, Sunil...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious and cooked to perfection. The staff were very attentive and friendly. We could easily return for another meal.More

Thank emeraldsdreaming
SunilBajaria, Manager at Zest Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2016

Dear emeraldsdreaming, Thank you for your recent review and feedback. We are delighted that you have enjoyed our dinner and service. Our service is one area we try to go above and beyond in and we are delighted that we have achieved this. Thank you...More

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

A Great meal with very Friendly staff. Service was spot on. Would definitely recommend to all to dine thereMore

Thank Kay M
SunilBajaria, Manager at Zest Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2016

Dear Kay M, Thank you for your recent review and feedback. We are delighted that you have enjoyed our dinner and service. Our service is one area we try to go above and beyond in and we are delighted that we have achieved this. Thank...More

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic service from the wait staff - Georgia was looking after us and she had fantastic, attentive service. Compliments to the Chef!More

Thank Jackie1996
SunilBajaria, Manager at Zest Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2016

Dear Jackie1996, Thank you for your recent review and feedback. We are delighted that you have enjoyed our dinner and service. Our service is one area we try to go above and beyond in and we are delighted that we have achieved this. Staff recognition...More

Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

as we were staying at City Life, we opted to eat at the on-site restaurant Zest. They offered guests a special on early dining. The food was very good as was the service. And the dessert was exceptional.More

Thank VintageCruiser
SunilBajaria, Manager at Zest Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2016

Dear VintageCruiser, Thank you for choosing to dine at Zest Restaurant on your recent Stay. We are delighted you enjoyed our early bird dinner special and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Thank you once again for taking your time to write a...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Last night I had the pan fried fish with veges and it was just lovely. Great, genuine service from Christie and a very nice restaurant. Definitely give it a go!More

Thank Vicky C
SunilBajaria, Manager at Zest Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

Dear Vicky C, Thank you for your recent review and feedback. We are delighted that you have enjoyed our dinner and service. Our service is one area we try to go above and beyond in and we are delighted that we have achieved this. Staff...More

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

On our way back to the hotel for the night we stopped for dessert. Yum yum yum. Waitress lovely and knowledgeable about the menuMore

Thank Kim S
SunilBajaria, Manager at Zest Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Dear Kim S, Thank you for choosing to dine at Zest Restaurant on your recent Stay. We are delighted you enjoyed your dessert and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Thank you once again for taking your time to write a review. Regards,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Queen Street | Auckland, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-367 1234
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Description
Zest Restaurant and Bar is centrally located on the bustling Queen Street in the heart of Auckland CBD. We are open daily for breakfast. We are open Monday - Sunday for dinner. We cater for your pre-show needs with our Early Bird Dinner Special, only $35.00 Per person.
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