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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 #61 of 1,208 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
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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Wellington, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We spent 4 days in Auckland earlier this month and stayed near the waterfront. I wanted to try their specialist snapper meals at a top class restaurant and was recommended to go to Soul Bar. Well, ambience was okay, although very noisy inside particularly with a few large groups dining at the same time. Service was slow, however it was... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Little did we know we were dining in one of New Zealand's premier restaurants! We stumbled upon this lace after having a few beers after landing in Auckland. Completely blown away by 1. The service- very welcoming, very prompt. 2. The food- was outstanding- my pork belly rates as the best Ives ever had . 3. The vale for money... More

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Russell, New Zealand
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Great food but a little on the pricey side - when entree's (two different types they say - light and more substantial) start at $18 but go well above that and mains start at well over $30 I kinda expect a lot. Food and Service wise we where not disappointed. The menu is very sea food heavy - for a... More

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New Zealand
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Pro: staff were professional and polite Con: my expensive lamb was over cooked Pro: my partners beef was cooked beautifully Con: in terms of atmosphere, we would of preferred the obnoxious patron across a table from us to be told politely to reduce his need to shout obscenities and talk about honey badgers Pro/con: certainly on the expensive side which... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My mother and I went for dinner here when she came to visit me in Auckland. I had the scallop risotto and she had the scampi pasta, plus we got some greens on the side and shared a dessert tasting plate. The food was absolutely delicious, as was the pinot gris we selected. The service was very good, and the... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

I love Soul! I've been a regular for years! I've hosted a surprise birthday lunch for about 15 people a few years ago during Rugby World Cup and there have been many lunches and dinners over the years! On friday 5 of us celebrated 2 birthdays as usual the food was fabulous and didn't disappoint and the service was wonderful!... More

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Amazing!!!! The service is incredible. They anticipate your needs and make tailored recommendations. The food is superb. Lovely gluten free choices. Highly recommend the calamari and the duck dishes. Fabulous!!!! Great location as well. It is pricy and worth every penny.

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Blacks Beach, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

It is nice to walk in a Restaurant where you are made to feel very welcome, where the waitress can explain the dishes on the menu, the food served is world class and the service is fantastic. We will definitely be back and will recommend to anyone visiting Auckland to have dinner there.

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northland
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110 reviews 110 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Great location. Good food and atmosphere. Staff were very pleasant and very helpful.atmosphere was great .selection of drinks and food was also good.couldnt fault this place. Everything about here was quality.

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The service was wonderful,our waitress was 100% attentive, friendly and helpful. we had a short time frame to have a meal. the food was beautiful.

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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
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100

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