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The Grill by Sean Connolly

90 Federal St | Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-363 7067
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
90 Federal St | Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went for a steak with my fiancee and it was superb. Both steaks were cooked to perfection and the staff were impeccable!

Thank LukeShaw1988
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a terrific steak and sides in a darkly lit dining room. Service was polished and wine list was awesome. I would try and go again when next in Auckland.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect food and service. A really lovely experience. The steak was perfectly cooked and excellent quality. The sashimi starter was also wonderful. Certainly one to be recommended

Thank Bee727
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Could not have had a better experience! Service really was some of the best we experienced in NZ, lovely staff with the most amazing no fuss attitudes. Ridiculously good steak cooked to perfection. You know when your knife glides through without even cutting?!! Excellent entrees,...More

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ended our three week visit of New Zealand with a steak dinner at The Grill. Service was great - attentive and informative but not overbearing. The food was delicious! Both of our steaks were expertly prepared and the side dishes were...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here on Xmas day for dinner and had one of the best meals I have had eating out. The food was good quality, well presented and beautifully cooked. It arrived in a reasonable time frame and there was plenty of it. The service was...More

Thank Cloud3332015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was very good but pricey. The steaks were succulent, well aged and cooked. However the Alaskan king crabs were mediocre. The prices of the mains were very expensive and do not include any sides. Service is OK..but the whole setting is very noisy and...More

Thank wearetravellers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think there were about seven different sources of beef each with several different cuts available. It was delicious as was the wine that accompanied it.

Thank artbacis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last supper/ last night, starter, main meal, dessert was all quality. I started with fish sashimi = beautiful, t-bone stake medium rare = mouth watering, choc peanut butter ice cream thing( can’t remember the name) topped the meal of perfectly, good bottle of wine =...More

Thank Jay T
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Our last night was to be a highlight, but we were placed on a table where one person faces the wall. Then we discovered how noisy the place was. We could not hear each other. It was so bad we asked to be moved to...More

Thank raecorn
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Graeme B
April 28, 2016|
Response from SKYCITY-Restaurants | Property representative |
Hi Graeme, So sorry for missing your message. In future, reservations can be made through our website or by calling 09 363 7069. Thanks!
Graeme B
April 28, 2016|
Response from SKYCITY-Restaurants | Property representative |
As above, thanks Graeme!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Federal St | Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-363 7067
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"Opened Spetember 3rd, 2011. Not be confused with a restaurant called "The Grill" on Greys Avenue".
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