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Soul Bar and Bistro

Unit 16-18 Viaduct Harbour, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
(09) 356-7249
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Ranked #46 of 1,327 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Auckland NZ
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

It's a sunny day everyone has gone back to work for the New Year so why wouldn't you got to lunch at Soul ! Arrived just before the lunch rush and was able to get a table outside front and centre to watch the passing parade of people enjoying the sunny work day. Food and Drink: Ordered a glass of... More 

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melbourne, AUSTRALIA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We ate here the friday before Christmas so it was a "big" night out on the town in Auckland- last day of work for the year, etc. The bar was hopping with folks much hipper than myself, my partner and my 70-something parents who had flown in that morning. The staff didnt seem to mind that we'd bring the hip... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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173 reviews 173 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We had dined at Soul a few years ago and was wondering whether it would be as good this time round. We were pleased to find out that it was! We booked on the day (via phone) and when we arrived we had a great table on the front patio area, which was perfect as it was 5.30pm - so... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Probably there are better options to go and eat lunch. I found it pretty upmarket place with strange atmosphere. Food and service very good but the portions pretty small. I was not satisfied after the meal. Not the place for casual breakfast.

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Auckland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We haven't been here for a long time so we thought we would come here for lunch... BIG MISTAKE. The place was NOT busy but the service was slow and frosty . It took 15 to 20 minutes to get a waiter to take our order. When we told her we have waited a while she said " well ,... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Went here for a special occasion, we found a chip in our duck salad, told the waitress, she said sorry but it must of fell in somehow and she couldn't do anything about it.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

After a very uninspiring 2 weeks in Auckland, sending back 5 of the 6 meals before my visit here, It was not only a relief but a most pleasant surprise to be served with professionalism, panache and friendliness, one of the nicest meals ever. I had slow cooked belly pork and it melted in the mouth, whilst the crackling was... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

It's expensive - for sure. But the food is very good. Excellent for taking a client out or a special occasion. At an incredibly busy time - the service was simply outstanding.

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Belgium
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We sat on the outside deck, it was bathed in the sun (we took our evening meal at 3pm,,,). The view was wonderful, the food very good. The wine list was good, my colleague selected the wine and had an entertaining discussion on the exporting of NZ wine to Europe - the service person from the restaurant got involved in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Went to this restaurant for our last night in Auckland meal, situated on the harbour side, which is really lovely, a for the food, I have to say it was outstanding, the decor is excellent, the chairs are extremely comfortable. Although the round table for 4 that we had was on the small side. The food was outstanding, with big... More 

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Additional Information about Soul Bar and Bistro

Address: Unit 16-18 Viaduct Harbour, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
Phone Number: (09) 356-7249
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100

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