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570 Hillsborough Rd, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
(09) 626 0640
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Times have changed

We went to Botany for a birthday celebration as we have done many times before. Before we had experienced good food, wine and boutique beers. It is very disappointing since the change over and has become less of a friendly pub and more of a eat and go place. I would definitely not be frequenting... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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56 reviews 56 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We went to Botany for a birthday celebration as we have done many times before. Before we had experienced good food, wine and boutique beers. It is very disappointing since the change over and has become less of a friendly pub and more of a eat and go place. I would definitely not be frequenting this place again because there... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

The C&B have several locations in Auckland.... and they have lately become part of a large corporate empire.... However, they are still excellent, as I found at their Ellerslie location. The chef must be way better than the one at Botany Town, as the food was remarkably different - way better ! I recommend a visit, actually several as we... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Cock & Bull at Lynfield in Auckland - we are regulars there & it is great - food is fabulous - never had a dud meal yet. The Pub has great atmosphere & the staff are so friendly & nothing is too much trouble - we only go there for lunches but I hear that dinners plus entertainment at night... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Whilst visiting auckland and feeling a bit homesick I fancied a proper english roast and ordered their roast beef lunch,but it realy didnt taste like any roast Sunday meal I have ever eaten in the UK,the food tasted as if it had been bought frozen from a supermarket and recooked.The waitress was lovely and friendly and there were plenty of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

We live in the area and while we don't always go there it is a very cost option especially in winter

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2010

Absolutely loved the lamb dish - though I can't quite remember the name. The waitresses are friendly, and the ambience - good. but then again, there are otehr restaurants that are equally exciting. The dishes at Cock & Bull are somewhat "Irish/European", which I'm quite used to. When I'm traveling, I prefer trying something a bit unusual - local fare... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2008

Great Chicken and Plum Sauce meal, highly recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 570 Hillsborough Rd, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: (09) 626 0640

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