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The Wine Box

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239 Dairy Flat Highway, Albany 0632, New Zealand
+64 9-415 8600
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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited The Wine Box for a girls dinner out on the 18th Jan. Just want to say what Fabulous evening we had and the service we received was great, especially from Michelle she was very professional and helpful. I ordered the Peppered Scotch Fillet Medium Rare which was cooked excellent and Michelle helped me pick a Wine that matched it... More 

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Thank RebeccaCl
Western Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first meal in NZ and enjoyed the salmon with risotto. I was with colleagues and we shared some appetisers and naturally, a couple bottles of wine. The antipasti was very good and the waitress recommended some really nice wines for us to share.

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Thank Shawn C
Karis T, Owner at The Wine Box, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback!!! More 

takapuna
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends , most of us chose lamb rack but it "sorry ran out". Waitress we're young and overwhelmed . Most changed to steak as lamb rack " ran out ", one clearly said no pepper but guess what it came with pepper on it . She didn't return it as we waited so long for service and needed... More 

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Thank peterTakapuna
Karis T, Owner at The Wine Box, responded to this review

Hi there, Sorry you didn't enjoy your evening with us, however both of our steaks do say that they are peppered. 'Peppered Scotch Fillet Premium peppered scotch fillet, oven roasted tomato, caramelised onion, mushroom and blue cheese risotto, rosemary and red wine jus 29.50 Aged Eye Fillet Pumpkin puree, pepper sauce and seasonal vegetables 30.00' If you would like to... More 

Dover, United Kingdom
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80 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Interesting find, small but cosy with great food and wine, the rack of lamb was outstanding, washed down with a good bottle of Waiheke Island Syrah! Great Service - well done!

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Thank D J
Karis T, Owner at The Wine Box, responded to this review

Thank you so much!!! More 

Hautes Pyrénées, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is fine dining so not cheap but my husband and I had to share the excellent rack of lamb as the portion was a whole rack and we generally only need half each. I can't remember what our friends ate but we were all very happy with the food, wine and service.

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Thank Angela P
Karis T, Owner at The Wine Box, responded to this review

Thank you!!! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere - fireplace and good music, lovely people working there, always positive and friendly. The food is delicious and big portions!

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Thank Svetlana V
Karis T, Owner at The Wine Box, responded to this review

Thank you Svetlana!! More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

I booked 30 people in at The Wine Box for my 30th birthday and I can't fault the service, the set up, the communication, the food, the drinks, the attention to detail or the venue on a whole! I dropped all my decorations off at lunch time on the day and when I arrived later that night, the venue ha... More 

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Thank 396gemmaw
Karis T, Owner at The Wine Box, responded to this review

Thank you Gemma! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We had an excellent meal while staying at the Quest at Albany. The restaurant charges appear on the Quest Hotel room account. The service was friendly and the meals were excellent. Highly recommend The Wine Box

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Thank adesso2636
Karis T, Owner at The Wine Box, responded to this review

Thank you, we look forward to seeing you next time you are in town. More 

Auckland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We very rarley do brunch, but accepted an invitation by friends 2 weekends back who told us the The Wine Box was great and they had been there once before. I took a look at menu through the site, it read well, so we went. On arrival the place from the outside looked like a run down shanty shack. Stepped... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has become a favourite of ours, the food is top notch and the wine and beer selection is quite varied. The garlic bread is a favourite starter, so far we have had the bacon cabonarra which is always extremely nice and is one of our favourite dishes there, the steaks are cooked to perfection, the lamb rack is... More 

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Karis T, Owner at The Wine Box, responded to this review

Thank you Paul! Great to hear this!!! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 Dairy Flat Highway, Albany 0632, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +64 9-415 8600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?