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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 - 23:30All hours
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 4 days ago via mobile

We loved this place. The portions are not huge and it isn't cheap however, what we chose was outstanding. We ordered the crayfish toast (our favourite), whitebait fritters and oysters kilpatrick. The food tasted fresh and was cooked to perfection-we live on the coast so...More

Thank Flicky70
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have to say our waiter was outstanding although front of house leaves something to be desired. We had the whitebait fritters to start. Just awful .. a tasteless eggy mess. I was so hoping for some tasty crispy little guys. I had the Hapuka...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Birthday treat with teenage granddaughter for a weekend lunch was well enjoyed by both of us equally with a food selection to suit 2 different tastes . Service was attentive and helpful. The opportunity to people watch both inside and out enjoyable and fun. Having...More

Thank RodG93
Reviewed 6 days ago

Overall: The "BEST" of the Calamari, Tarakihi Fish, and Chicken Pate anywhere. Positives: As described above. The views were beautiful and the service was wonderful. Negatives: Gets crowded and then noisy. First waiter, elderly tall gentleman, was not very "Kiwi" in his approach to us....More

Thank SVRK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in, for drinks while we were waiting for the Ferry, We sat at the bar with the Charismatic and Knowledgable Bar Man Tom, Tom recommended me a good Spanish Tap Beer and 16' Triplebank Pinot Gris for my partner. Although he was quite busy...More

1  Thank Jamesbali
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over the years I have visited Soul for lunch and dinner in varying group sizes. I have never been disappointed. Beautifully presented, delicious food is the norm. Friendly and attentive service from the staff. Great location by the waterfront. Good wine list and not over...More

Thank Julie O O
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined at Soul Bar and Bistro today it was our son's birthday. We had had a phone call from one of the staff the day before advising us to come in ealry as they were going to be busy - notwithstanding that we had...More

Thank Martin_Green2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is really good and the staff really helpful. Only down side would be the noise as it is also a bar and being a Friday night the place was very busy.

Thank geofft629
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A ladies lunch is always fun but when you know you are guaranteed wonderful food, drinks,service and views, you are onto a winner. Soul bar is always a sure thing. Every time I lunch or dine there I always leave happy and satisfied and knowing...More

Thank Kazzapep
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was taken to Soul for a Fathers Day lunch special and what an awesome treat it was. Great family atmosphere completed with great table service and extremely amazing food that must have been sold below cost. I highly recommend Soul as a business and entertainment...More

1  Thank dedanpercy
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Stephen B
23 September 2016|
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Response from mariaeL6956KD | Reviewed this property |
Better to do so!
14 September 2015|
Response from Judith T | 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, 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
Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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
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