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Depot Eatery & Oyster Bar

86 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-363 7048
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sliders” (172 reviews)
“oysters” (420 reviews)
“potato skins” (94 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
86 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sat at the bar on a recent business trip and ordered some small dishes along with wines and beers...all local. The oysters were excellent and extremley fresh. Followed this withs squid ink pasta with clams which was rustic and delicious. The meat dish was good...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

THE Depot is a great place for a quick and very tasty meal. Food was excellent, innovative and exciting food, something different and coupled with good service it made for an excellent catchup with family. I have been there with larger groups in the evening...More

Thank Clare B
Reviewed 2 days ago

A garden to table restaurant... takes NO reservations, even for groups. Arrive early to get your name and and wander the area while you wait. Industrial setting. We went on a Friday...and even early, it was packed! We ended up at the bar window for...More

Thank DebWB
Reviewed 5 days ago

These guys have it really under control from the daily menu , so obviously all selected and fresh fresh produce to the very competent wait staff in a very busy and popular place . Yes it is busy and sometimes you have to wait ,...More

Thank Geoff E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I have eaten at Depot since it opened a couple of times each year and it's consistently delicious with awesome service. Design wise It's a collection of high rustic tables with some seating outdoors as well which is great. They have blankets and heating...More

Thank Monique G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always so good! Love the oysters ahhhh so yummy and the atmosphere. Great food, drinks and friendly staff, we'll be back!

Thank maryshaw13
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were treated to the most yummy meal here by some friends. What a treat and sensory experience. The food was yummy, loved the ribs, the duck and the fish tacos. the Squid ink clam pasta I would go for and have as a main...More

Thank Bethan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go there every 3 months or so and always have really good food. It doesnt really matter what you order, its always yummy! Service is always good too. It can get really busy so you want to choose your time right because its mostly...More

Thank mijunz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to get kitchen seats, would recommend asking for these if you can. Was great to watch the kitchen staff in action, see the finesse which went into the dish presentation and get to have the odd word with the chef. Amazing...More

Thank ACBGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing atmosphere and outstanding food. The share plate concept works great and the quality of the food is amazing. Recommended

Thank 523sunandmoon
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Liz C
March 25, 2016|
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Response from anjmeetsworld | Reviewed this property |
As above. ^-^
January 27, 2015|
Response from cstamm | Reviewed this property |
Opens early for breakfast - try the beignets with a coffee and is pretty much open all day; gets crowded from 5.30pm really when the local office workers drop by. A really good spot!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-363 7048
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New concept by famous Al Brownoysters, bistro food and great wines
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