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The Foodstore

Market Square | Viaduct Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand
09 377 0125
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Ranked #71 of 1,192 restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

The Foodstore located in the Viaduct Harbour precinct is a restaurant not to miss! The location is right on the waterfront and the vibe inside is casual and funky. The waiters ooze a real passion for the food and with an open kitchen and TV monitors with CCTV focused on what's happening in the kitchen, you really feel part of... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

An impromptu late morning visit to the Viaduct, with coffee and maybe a nibble in mind. Decided to venture in and decided to have a lovely brunch. Very good service, excellent food & great company

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The kingfish ceviche is worth your time as is the vanilla poached salmon. If the southern oysters are in season they are not to be missed. Solid wine list and great staff. Cool venue, not a romantic restaurant but a good foodie location.

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Dallas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

After having spent a six week business trip to Auckland I was able to try just about every restaurant. This is the best in Auckland. Best on the menu will be the Market Fish of the Day especially the John Dory.

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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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94 reviews 94 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

A nice restaurant right on the waterfront, so a nice spot. Waiters very friendly and professional. We could see the cooks preparing the food. Food was very good and the waiter advised a fine matching wine. A place to come back.

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Paihia, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We have been dying to come here and check it out for quite sometime. Glad we managed to get a table without a reservation. Food is our life and it was great to kick back and watch someone else cooking for a change! Was awesome to sit upstairs before dinner and have a quiet drink and watch the Chefs hard... More

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Tauranga
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

The Viaduct Basin is a wonderful site for a restaurant so it is not surprising that there are plenty to choose from. The Foodstore offers a different experience with an open plan kitchen central to the dining area. Surprisingly it is not intrusive and for those who enjoy watching their food being prepared close up views are available on TV... More

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Northland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I really struggled to find something to order on the menu, and settled on a bowl of pasta. This, together with two wines, cost me $66. Honestly couldn't recommend this place for the price.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Fantastic location in the viaduct of Auckland City.There are many many other Restaurants to choose from but do yourself a favour and try this one.Had the tuna cerviche entree which was heavenly, and the hapuka as the main, desserts looked amazing but did not try.My wife had the fish & chips (snapper) which was devine. Prices are reasonable but for... More

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Given there are so many great places in Auckland to eat I guess I just expected a bit more from the food. We tried many times for about 4 or 5 minutes to get a waiter over so that we could order dessert, but even though the restaurant was not that busy nobody came over. In the end we paid... More

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