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Hector's Restaurant

) #135 of 1,867 Restaurants in Auckland ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Healthy, , Vegetarian Friendly
35 Hobson Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-979 7434
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lamb rump” (4 reviews)
“veg dishes” (3 reviews)
“panacotta” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00All hours
Healthy, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
35 Hobson Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviews (190)
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1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined at Hectors specifically for the plant-based menu and because it was a suitable venue for a Special Birthday treat. The restaurant is airy by virtue of the 7-storey atrium it sits under. Tables were well-spaced and the decor pleasant, although ambience was slightly...More

Thank nzvegan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Hector's restaurant for my sisters 18th birthday dinner. My sister ordered a lemonade and was given a lemon lime & bitters instead. An extra starter meal was delivered to our table which was never ordered and the waitress, in rude tone, told my...More

Thank Shane F
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hi Shane F, Thank you for your feedback, I' am sorry to hear that your dining experience was a disaster, and I do apologize for this, as I can ensure you this was not our intention. I have personally review this matter with our staff,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here because there weren't too many good options close by and we were staying at the Heritage Hotel. The food was pretty good but the waitress never came to fill up my water or ask how I was doing or if I wanted anything...More

Thank DrSiliLili
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi DrSiliLili, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant, by looking at two of your photos, I take it you visited us a quite some time ago. Sadly the third photo we have never had it on our menu. I do apologize...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered something different every time I ordered and was delighted each time with prompt service and delicious food.

Thank Allison P
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Hi Allison P, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about us, positive comments like yours goes a long way, and I know the staff will appreciate it. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards John Watson

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very bad. Came for Buffet, Menu was not updated, Staff were rude, Bacon was so dried up it must have been in the buffet for so long, scrambled eggs might as well have been creamy water. I am a Cook and I was super disappointed...More

Thank Casey-Leigh P
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Hi Casey-Leigh P, I'm so sorry to hear about your unfortunate breakfast experience, and for this I sincerely apologise. Our breakfast team receives great feedback regularly, and It is always disappointing to hear when guests leave Hectors without experiencing what we do best. I have...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We are staying at the hotel and decided to eat at hectors after a long day traveling from oz. Both had steak and it was to die for along with the amazing vegetables and a side serving of a delicious mushroom salad! We would highly...More

Thank Ben N
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ben, Thank you for your comments, we have just updated our menu and its great to hear we are getting it right. Once again thank you for your comments and choosing to dine with us. kind regards John Watson

Reviewed 8 May 2017

had a very nice breakfast could have either buffet or from the menu. Staff were great food soooo yummy

Thank Bernie F
Management response:Responded 9 May 2017

Hi Bernie, We currently have over 120 different breakfast items, and its great to hear your comments about our breakfast, as it tells us we are doing it right. thank you. Kind Regards John Watson

Reviewed 23 April 2017

I chose this place for my birthday dinner and WOW was I impressed. So many delicious vegan choices on the menu (as opposed to the usual 1 or 2 items I have to cobble together anywhere else). The plating was a work of art as...More

Thank Matthew H
Management response:Responded 9 May 2017

Hi Matthew, Thank you for choosing to have your birthday dinner here, its great to hear you enjoyed your dining experience. It was a pleasure to have you here as our guest, and we look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards John Watson

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Hectors is a lovely fine dining restaurant and the meals we had were really lovely. Unfortunately we had an early booking on a quiet night and we we constantly being interrupted by staff asking how our meal was going. They were very nice but it...More

Thank Cheryl Burton
Management response:Responded 9 May 2017

Hi Cheryl, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments online, I will pass on your comments to our staff. Kind Regards John Watson

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Fantastic restaurant, great variety for vegetarians and the food was delicious. Servers were very attentive and friendly. The night we were there the restaurant was not full so it lacked a little atmosphere but we had no complaints. If you are a vegan or vegetarian...More

Thank TouchstoneNZ
Management response:Responded 9 May 2017

Hi TouchstoneNZ, Thank you for dining with us, and for taking the time to comment. we look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards John Watson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Hobson Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-979 7434
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Our food philosophy is based on the “Eco Gastronomy” concept, which has strong connections between how and where food is produced and consumed. We strive to source premium ingredients locally which are seasonal, fresh and in their prime. Our menus offer a wide variety of light and healthy options and we believe that eating is for the mind, body and soul.
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