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The Grove

St Patrick's Square, Wyndham St, Auckland Central, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-368 4129
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
St Patrick's Square, Wyndham St, Auckland Central, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked this restaurant months in advance as after reading such good reviews we wanted to be sure to get a table for our first night in Auckland. From the moment we stepped in the staff were amazing, the wine knowledge was exceptional and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank emmamU3255DH
Reviewed 3 days ago

From the moment you enter the restaurant, you are greeted warmly and know this is something special. We chose the 7 course degustation menu...and glad we did. You leave feeling you had just slightly too much....just don't fill up on the bread roll or too...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank davidhO7915UC
Reviewed 5 days ago

We are visiting from Australia and as we were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary in Auckland we read the reviews on trip advisor and selected The Grove because of its amazing reviews. Once we arrived we also read an article on The Grove being rated...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 792Carol_H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We flew up from Wellington to Auckland to celebrate my 60th Birthday at The Grove, it exceeded our expectations and was a culinary delight, fantastic wine, wonderful service

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wendywoo50
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very nice fine dining experience. The food was fresh and very nicely prepared, the course offerings were creative, and the service was excellent. This place will not disappoint.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jmike715
Reviewed 1 week ago

... but I got there finally for the first time this year on Friday. A business lunch catch up with two friends who also appreciate great food and wine, but hadn't been to The Grove for a while either. I booked and we put it...More

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

On our first night in Auckland we dined at The Grove next to St Patrick’s Cathedral. Excellent service, amazing and superb four or seven course degustation menu and superb wine list make this THE place to dine in Auckland. Standouts were the asparagus cooked four...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MichaelL01
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful anniversary dinner at the Grove. Service and food were spot on. We had the 4 course Petit Degustation. This restaurant rivals any restaurant in our home town of San Francisco. The staff was professional and yet friendly too. The food -...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JanisHarrer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrific service and great quality food. Highlight was the venison square with a mix of different ingredients on top. Some of the courses are larger than your typical degustation size -the hapuku for example. It could have been half the size, it was overly generous....More

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

GROVE website says the restaurant offers ala carte... À LA CARTE Choice of Entrée, Main and Dessert $119 However, when we were seated, Our waiter told us degustation only. We were disappointed. We did see ala carte being served to the table opposite. Some awesome...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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5 February 2018|
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Response from djmcenergy | Reviewed this property |
maybe email the restaurant, and supply more info
Aubrey T
10 August 2017|
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Response from ICTBRO | Reviewed this property |
You should be fine with casual shoes, Auckland is a pretty informal city.
28 April 2017|
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Response from Terry C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Missjess8, This is a fine dining restaurant and not ideal for young children in my opinion.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Patrick's Square, Wyndham St, Auckland Central, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-368 4129
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