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Soul Bar and Bistro

₹₹₹₹Seafood, , European
Unit 16-18 Viaduct Harbour, Auckland Central, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-356 7249
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (88 reviews)
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Seafood, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Unit 16-18 Viaduct Harbour, Auckland Central, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I come here I think I love it more. We had a blissful lunch here on the covered deck on Monday. The menu is larger than most and offers several different types of fish done different ways as well as all the favourites...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Aldersgate13
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our second day in Auckland we had a recommendation from our taxi driver - visit Soul Bar and Bistro. We did...and were not disappointed! The setting at the Harbour is terrific and very calming. The food choice was excellent and we were not disappointed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cfab777
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant has great reviews, menu and food is essentially good, location great. My wife had a battered fish dish, batter was dark and tainted, well over time to change the oil in the fryer guys. Also seemed to be a lot of larger overseeing...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chancery630
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without a doubt one of the best restaurants in New Zealand, fabulous cuisine, great wine, expensive, yet still fantastic value. Some of the best service anywhere -period. A must go to !!!!!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BigfredyM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a group of business associates and clients there for dinner last night. Have been there several times for lunch, but never for dinner and the first time since the owners took over. Very pleased to see and experience the same high standard of service...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank topshotnz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this place as one of fine dining and quality food. It met our expectations. I'm a vegetarian and they still had items for me to order. The bar is good and all the servers are very friendly and prompt. Ideal to reserve...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank vikass421
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top place in one of Auckland’s most trendy areas. Not cheap but certainly worth it. Not a surprise it’s always packed!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tomv767
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to watch our calorie intake at lunch yesterday. Sometimes that can make one feel a little disengaged with what's going on in the kitchen. Not at Soul. Holy smokes, the Green Goddess and Baby Kale salads were absolutely amazing. Plentiful...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Dave_Guia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've actually had the pleasure of dining at Soul Bar and Bistro on numerous occasions over the past few years, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or a quick snack/drink. The service is always with a smile, and the young and professional crew are just great....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Verranator
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I met up with my cousin here and wee could share a memorable lunch. The selection of fine wines was impressive while the seafood lunch options were nothing short of miraculous. I very much enjoyed the chowder that I ordered while my cousin vouched for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Perry B
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23 September 2016|
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Response from mariaeL6956KD | Reviewed this property |
Better to do so!
14 September 2015|
Response from juditht375 | Property representative |
Hi there, There are two carparks nearby, Downtown Carpark and the Viaduct Carpark which is beside the Tepid Pools.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 16-18 Viaduct Harbour, Auckland Central, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-356 7249
  • E-mail
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