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“Great food and excellent service ”

Harbourside Ocean Bar Grill
Ranked #112 of 2,440 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$16 - US$32
Cuisines: Sushi, Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Harbourside Ocean Bar Grill reopened in October 2013 after an extensive, six-month refurbishment program that has taken the iconic Ferry Building's hospitality to a new level. After buying Harbourside in 2012, Good Group committed to a major redesign of the restaurant, with the objective of keeping the traditions of Harbourside that were built up over many years but modernizing both them and the fit out. The result has been a cleverly designed premium seafood restaurant located in an up market environment that delivers a unique experience. A key part of the redesign was the enhancement of the renowned outdoor deck area and the addition of a new retractable roof. Through clever architecture from Salmond Reed coupled with Good Group's own design input and the support from the Historic Places Trust a retractable canopy has been developed that ensures customers can enjoy dining on the deck in all weather conditions. The refurbishment has also seen the linking up of Harbourside upstairs with Botswana Butchery downstairs, via a new internal staircase, creating a multi level precinct that gives customers the ability to dine or visit the bars at either venue and have the convenience of one bill.
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful evening. Service second to none. Real attention to detail and nothing was too much trouble. The food was lovely. Excellent views too.

Thank Tabatha1998
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Had the hotel make reservations for this great restaurant! Requested outside by the water but the the wait staff said it would be unbearably cold outside even with the heaters so we sat by the glass doors. Spectacular views of the Harbour!
The staff was very helpful and made it an enjoyable experience!

Thank Lin C
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Dinner was delicious. The prawn cocktail - while I enjoyed the flavours I expected more than 3 to appear on my plate, not what I expected at this seaside, seafood restaurant. The lamb rump meal ordered by my husband looked delicious. My mozarella and vegetable side salad was also delicious as were the oysters.
Little bit pricey though.

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Thank Rita B
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

4 of us for a work celebration. It was very quiet, Wednesday night. They just didn’t have enough staff on, so the service faltered a little.

Food was fantastic however. Impossible to fault. We had a crayfish to share, outstanding.

I will come back.

Thank Mark E
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Service:                     10/10
Ambience:                   10/10
Quality of Food:            10/10 Menu selection:          10/10
Wait time:   15 mins Cost:   $70 Approx per
person

We visited Harbourside as a kind of group night out, I have been many times before and can't fault it, a couple of my colleagues were dining for the first time and were thoroughly impress ed, the level of service is flawless, the quality of the food served is exceptional and the views are stunning!! The bar space is also spectacular in its own right!! In 16 years I've never meet anyone who has complained about this restaurant!! Great work team!!!

1  Thank DFKAuckland
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