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The Grill by Sean Connolly

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90 Federal St | Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-363 7067
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17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
Fri 12:00 - 17:30
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Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had dinner here and we just managed to get a reservation, however there was some waiting around, which we didn't mind. Had an entrée, main and dessert One of the BEST steaks we have ever eaten We mentioned that we were honeymooners and they gave us this beautiful plate with little desserts on it. Such a lovely touch as we... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was a bit overwhelmed by the steak options however my server was able to go over the different steaks and make suggestions based on my preferences. I ended up ordering the Wagyu Rump with red wine and some duck fat chips on the side. The steak was amazing - easily the best steak in my memory. The flavour was... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lucky to secure a table on a busy Saturday night but was unfortunate to be seated at the entrance of the restaurant which was close to the road. Food was good because the ingredients used were pasture fed meats and fresh local produce. Celebrity chef Sean Connelly who helmed the restaurant ensures the standards are there. The downside was that... More 

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Whanganui, New Zealand
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for diner and the service was excellent very well trained staff made you feel important and the meal just fantastic I will be back next time in Auckland👌😋😋😋

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Henfield, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Welcoming staff and very efficient waiter looking after us. The only disappointment was the loud Chinese group seated next to us. Luckily we had nearly finished our meal and moved to the bar to enjoy our drinks.

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Thank Andrew S
Melbourne, Australia
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147 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent restaurant and great food. Customer service was also very good. It is a pricey restaurant but really good. A bit too noisy though if you want a quiet discussion.

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Thank XMOS69
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First two nights thought we would just stroll in, but the place was full ,so we booked the third night. Friendly staff took us to our table, explained and helped with our many choices from the menu. The food.. well its the first time I have given a meal ten out of ten, believing nothing in the world is perfect.... More 

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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing! Staff were very knowledgeable about the menu. We had the Rib Eye on the bone and it was hands down the best steak we have ever eaten. Side of Macaroni Cheese was just perfection and the cabbage parmesan slaw was fantastic. We rounded off the meal with the Lemon Meringue Souffle and Raspberry Sorbet which was... More 

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Thank readz
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to this restaurant numerous times and each time has been a wonderful experience! The service is 5 star, the cocktails are delicious and the meals are out of this world tasty! Cannot wait to eat here again!

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service, excellent food. Friendly and fast service. Overall a great experience. Wine selection very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 17:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Federal St | Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-363 7067
Description
"Opened Spetember 3rd, 2011. Not be confused with a restaurant called "The Grill" on Greys Avenue".

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