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) #5 of 68 Restaurants in Takapuna $$ - $$$ Mediterranean, European,
129 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, New Zealand
+64 9-489 3104
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
129 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really friendly and very good food. In the centre of Takapuna. Menu choice was good at lunchtime. Atmosphere was very nice.

Thank bw542017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very enjoyable night with friends. Good choice on the menu with a reasonable wine list. Enjoyed the pork belly - perfectly cooked. Can recommend

Thank Judith H
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely main course here, but after that we were forgotten, on a busy Saturday night. When the waitress finally tried to serve us a second version of our mains, and we said "no" that we were waiting for a dessert menu, she...More

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

We are vegetarian and loved the options available under the 3 course meal for $35. We had the lentil soup, vegi pasta and warm chocolate sponge cake. Yummo and definitely good value! It would be gray if they had more wine options by the glass...More

Thank TashTasticNZ
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Visited Takapuna and searched for restaurants on line and looked good. Service was good with an attentive waitress and we did not have to wait long for our meals. A fair selection of dishes mainly European influenced. We had the calamari and arancini to start,...More

Thank Graham D
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Came here in December towards the end of my Kiwi travels. The staff were friendly and helpful when asked questions about the menu. The wine was delicious too. I had the steak and I have to say it was the best meal I have had...More

Thank Alexandra1429
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Not bad overall. Middle eastern style menu. Lamb shanks were tender. Good service. No complaints. Didnt wow me but nice. I think i expected more but i did not look at the menu before entering. Would probably go back again if i was a local.

Thank ozveildancer
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Excellent attention by friendly staff.. food came fairly quickly... delicious ... excellent value... we are visitors to Takapuna and have found meals in general are quite expensive. Aubergine with their 35.00 special for 3 course meal has set a standard few other establishments can compete...More

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed April 27, 2017

We have been to Aubergine a few times with different people over the years and have never had a bad meal. The service is always friendly and with friends or family, lunch or dinner we have always enjoyed it.

Thank Lee O
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

We came for dinner and got the 3 course deal- great value! Food was absolutely superb and I noticed they had a good lunch menu too. Lovely atmosphere, we had a great night and will definitely be back!

Thank Claire H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Takapuna
  • Phone Number: +64 9-489 3104
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