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Clooney Restaurant

33 Sale Street | Freeman's Bay, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-358 1702
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (43 reviews)
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New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
33 Sale Street | Freeman's Bay, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So, when I heard this icon was closing its doors, I panicked. And out of panic cane what would become the ideal Xmas gift for my lovely wife - let’s fly from Sydney for the night!! So, we arrive to find 2 glasses of Perrier...More

Thank Boodar
Reviewed 6 days ago

Degustation menu only, and is quite creative indeed. Very intimate environment inside, and bespoke service. Tried a nice wine to go with. Prices are high

Thank kangelini
Reviewed 1 week ago

with good quality and variety of meals it is managed by nicely trained staff there service of meals was very prompt

Thank casudhirg
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was reluctant to do a multi-course tasting menu in a fancy restaurant on New Year's Eve but absolutely loved it. The food was amazing, the drinks were delicious, and the service was outstanding. It's unfortunate that it will be closing in the next few...More

Thank Kelly K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to Clooney several times for special occasions in the past. When we found out that the restaurant was closing, we decided to have our last meal there tonight. Clooney had been our top rated fine dining restaurant in NZ. We love the...More

Thank Danni B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined here last night to celebrate our 28th wedding anniversary. What a fabulous experience. The ambience is cool, chic and very classy. I loved the way the tables were partially surrounded by the black string curtains and from where we were seated, each curved,...More

Thank Shelly R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about this dining experience was perfect. - The food was beautifully presented, creative, surprising and delicious. - The service was impeccable and friendly. - The decor is very cool, classy and well thought out. There is a good distance between tables, the light shines...More

1  Thank Williscat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed the multi-course prix fixe with wine pairings last night. Every course was interesting, and some, like the beef tartar, were incredible. Service from Brandon and Benjamin were spot on too. Hurry if you want to experience this. They're closing Jan...More

Thank CoachDave37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Clooney’s after doing some research on restaurants in Auckland on trip advisor. The atmosphere was subdued, low lighting, classy and different. The food was delicious. I had beef tartar and my companion the Courgette with cheese sauce, both highly recommended. For mains,...More

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky to have been treated to this brilliant gastronomic experience by the woman I love. I can only say that it was the food experience of my life. All of the 12 courses and the palate cleansers were exceptional and served with panache...More

1  Thank bigted52
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Sara T
4 August 2017|
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Response from Alfred R | Reviewed this property |
Was not aware that there is a chef's table. When we were there we had the option of choosing our meals or have the chef's menu. The chef's menu was a degustation menu and the cool thing was you did not know exactly what... More
Sara T
4 August 2017|
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Response from AllanF369 | Reviewed this property |
Well worth trying again, when visiting South of Auckland, feel free to ask for any assistance with your travels also. Wishing you well with a wonderful experience at Clooneys. Allan
12 February 2017|
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Response from Clooney R | Property representative |
Yes both our lamb and beef are halal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 60 - US$ 110
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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 - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Sale Street | Freeman's Bay, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-358 1702
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Opened in 2006 by owner Tony Stewart, award-winning Clooney offers a unique dining experience in the heart of Auckland’s central city. Located in a once-derelict warehouse, redesigned to create an atmosphere of contemporary opulence, Clooney’s design aesthetic is matched only by its fearlessly inventive cuisine. Clooney has rewritten the narrative for New Zealand food with a progressive menu that gives familiar, local ingredients a distinctive, international twist. The accent is on impeccably sourced ingredients, clean and precise flavours, and dishes that evolve to reflect the changing seasons.
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