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The Foodstore

#204 of 1,780 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
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Market Square | Viaduct Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-377 0125
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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1,000 reviews
484 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 605 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We were recommended to dine here by a local New Zealander. Truly, it was one of the best meals we have ever eaten! My Scottish beef filet with portobello mushrooms in a wine sauce was done to perfection. Two family members thoroughly enjoyed the fish special which was a mild white fish. The pecorino mash potatoes were savored. My son's... More 

1 Thank minnesotans4
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Excellent food, great atmosphere and welcoming staff! It's Fashion Week so was welcomed with a goody bag each on our table. The Chambord Bramble is a must try!

Thank StageGirly
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

We shared two starters of sourdough bread with an olive oil and pomegranate balsamic dip between four people. They were are great indication of the quality and presentation of the meal that was to follow. My main course of the market fish (Tuna) with potato gratin was one of the best fish dishes I have been served. The large serving... More 

2 Thank Dave W
Auckland, New Zealand
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205 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We had two sets of international visitors in the same week, so we decided to take them to The Foodstore to showcase New Zealand's produce and from previous positive experience dining here. Dining on two separate occasions, it was a case of two different experiences. The first evening, the service was outstanding (and young girl from the Netherlands) and the... More 

Thank AUSLion
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We had high expectations and they far exceeded the service was fantastic, food was to die for, we will be back when next in Auckland.

Thank rockstarman
Christchurch, New Zealand
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78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Just had the most amazing three course meal. Started with the oysters with wasabi cream. Then we both had the fillet steak with the option of the most incredible mushroom puree, goat cheese fritter and red wine jus. This was followed with the apple, rhubarb and walnut crumble and cheeseboard with warm fruit bread. The only negative being our waitress... More 

1 Thank Inverness1966
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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187 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

We chose this restaurant to celebrate my husbands special birthday with family and were disappointed. the service was good but the meals average. The bluff oysters were great. I had eye fillet was med not med rare...nice vegs which came as extras. For the price $42 plus extra for vegs.. the steak was not as good as our local restaurant... More 

Thank LyndyNZ
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Came here on a week night with family plus a (sleeping) baby in the group and the staff were very professional and accommodating. I've eaten here 3 times now and haven't had a bad experience. Nice wine list and wonderful flavours from the food. The Foodstore has a great ambience and décor, isn't pretentious and would be a place I... More 

Thank Fi W
Singapore, Singapore
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115 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

A group of 6 of us dropped in for lunch. The 1st aspect that impressed me was the professionalism of the wait staff. He would suggest wine to go with specific food items. If the serving was adequately large, he will caution us from "over-ordering". All our clarifications (from the sauce to the "non-English" sounding descriptions, etc), He would respond.The... More 

1 Thank Chris K
Sydney, Australia
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76 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Nice meal and spacious sitting arrangements. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful. We recommend this restaurant.

Thank sam1804

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Square | Viaduct Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-377 0125

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