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137A Richmond Road | Grey Lynn, Auckland Central, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
+64 9-360 6355
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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137A Richmond Road | Grey Lynn, Auckland Central, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here with friends this weekend and what a treat!aMazing menu and amazing food cooked to perfection!!My beef cheek melted in my mouth full of flavours......Everyone in our group loved their meal....lamb duck chicken livers. Beef cheek!Then their were the desserts!!!My panacotta was heavenly!!,!Highlyrecommend...More

Thank molly215
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I had never been here as it’s not right on Ponsonby Road, but a friend suggested it. We met for drinks on Ponsonby Road and then walked here. The service was great and the food was really delicious. We had flatbread and hummus, along with...More

Thank Milfordbeach
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This is a true find in Auckland! Lovely intimate setting and ambience with a nice convivial service plus a great range of choices for vegetarians!! Good wine list so nothing to fault! A must for anyone in the Ponsonby area!!!

Thank David J
418clare, Owner at Lokanta, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

So glad you enjoyed it - thanks for your comments! See you again soon, cheers from the Lokanta team

Reviewed 21 August 2018

we were a last minute latish booking on a sunday night. we were warmly welcomed and then treated to a lovely combination of small sharing plates and mains. it was all a great dining experience. i would love to be able to cook lamb like...More

Thank lamcn
418clare, Owner at Lokanta, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thanks for coming in! See you again soon :-)

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This is a shining light in a city with a noticeable absence of Greek restaurants. The food is homely matched with a warm and caring service. The lamb is popular and well worth it, along with the saganaki for entree.the wine list is simple but...More

Thank anthonyb242
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed this place...food was soo yummy and the staff are really friendly. The interior is very well presented and feels very homely...parking can be abit tricky but the food will be worth the walk.

Thank ishy999
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

I had been wanting to try this restaurant for a while and finally managed to go on a Saturday night. The food was fabulous!! So much choice for vegetarians and everything tasted so fresh. Service was great and it’s a nice atmosphere even though a...More

Thank Autumn_white
418clare, Owner at Lokanta, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Lovely - Thanks! See you again soon :-)

Reviewed 17 June 2018

There have been many restaurants in this location but I hope this one improves and survives. It has a really lovely atmosphere and the Mediterranean menu is a welcome change to the Auckland restaurant scene. The waitress was attentive but she was new and not...More

Thank Emma W
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Got lucky, looking for dinner close to our AirBnB near Ponsonby. Lokanta is away from established restaurant areas but worth finding. At recommendation of waiter, ordered 3 small plates, one dinner and fries...left stuffed. Will go back for the Kalamar alone; also enjoyed tsaziki sauce...More

Thank MitziDee
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We went here with friends and it was amazing, the food is of the highest quality with selection from the Mediterranean. The beef cheek was outstanding, the portions were the right size and the starters allowed for sharing. All tastes are covered and its a...More

Thank AlistairAuckland
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 69
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137A Richmond Road | Grey Lynn, Auckland Central, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-360 6355
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A local neighbourhood licensed eatery with courtyard dining and specialising in Aegean Cooking
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