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Depot Eatery & Oyster Bar

) #11 of 1,912 Restaurants in Auckland $$ - $$$ , Seafood, European
86 Federal Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-363 7048
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sliders” (172 reviews)
“oysters” (416 reviews)
“potato skins” (93 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
86 Federal Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Arrived about 6.45, advised of maybe a 30 min wait for a table, so we had a drink at the outdoor bar area. Still undercover and warm, the place was bustling. We then moved inside and were seated at the bar, served by a lovely...More

Thank Huffy23
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Given the past reviews for Depot I would have thought it would have been easy to give this excellent. However while the food was ok I couldn't say it was in the same range of other restaurants around. Nothing on the menu had that "I've...More

Thank David-A-Frazer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Felt like we were back in NYC when we ate at Depot on our honeymoon! Lively, unassuming, approachable high quality cuisine. Amazing and fun.

Thank McKenzie F
Reviewed 5 days ago

We always go to Depot when in Auckland. The restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere with sharing plates. There is a delicious oyster bar and the menu is changed seasonally to take advantage of fresh local produce. It is not possible to book and there is...More

Thank onlyslightlymad
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was my second visit to Depot, and it was just as great, if not better than last time. Atmosphere in the restaurant is great. The only negative is that there are too many delicious things to choose off the menu! You cant book, so...More

Thank Roo1111
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had fantastic oysters and clams here, followed by mini turbot fish burgers, washed down by fine NZ Sauvignon Blanc, all in a bustling and enjoyable atmosphere.

Thank Mathias V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great surroundings with a good vibe service was excellent , food was delicious and our where glasses where continually kept filled xx would go again

Thank P0zniak
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

How a restaurant from a renowned chef can be this comfortable, low key, no stress and non pretentious is beyond me. Food to die for that I have tried to replicate at home with extreme varying results, and staff that would make butter melt! At...More

Thank Scottandeli
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having had a 23 hr flight, I checked in next door (Skycity Grand Hotel) but room not ready, I was hank marking. Walking out the hotel, this place was heaving and buzzing. I had 6 oysters to kick off and then the NZ Meat Board....More

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Another return visit to depot. Usually excellent service and food. This time watching table after table get fed before us especially sitting outside on a cold night made me think this will be the last visit. Shame. Food is excellent, servers friendly but a real...More

Thank Glen M
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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
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Federal Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • 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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