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The Grill by Sean Connolly

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90 Federal St | Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-363 7067
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5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Grill is an upmarket restaurant near the Casino, great for couples, business, or small groups. Excellent service, a great bar selection, and wonderfully cooked steak. A little on the pricey side but worthwhile. The desserts are scrumptious and the duck fat fries are delicious.

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Sydney, Australia
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The steaks and meat dishes were excellent. Cooked to perfection and very tasty. The side dishes were equally good. Can't wait to go back on another visit. Beautiful restaurant , friendly waiters and food that is on another level. Well done.

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Thank Tinkymia
Sydney
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245 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the place to go for a steak. Good menu with interesting options. Impressive wine list as well. The cheese selection is delivered by two staff on a huge board and you choose which cheeses you would like. Impressive.

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Thank tripellen
Labrador, Australia
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93 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Export quality steak is what this restaurant specialises in & wow do they do it well! Very professional staff, great selection of wines & beverages, beautiful entree & side dishes which complements the main attraction, being a mind-boggling selection of the finest steaks you will ever hope to taste. Try to get to this establishment as hungry as possible because... More 

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Thank Jet Age Explora A
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had dinner here on Saturday, and it was amazing! The food was delicious and the staff were extremely professional. Its definitely pricey, but worth it for the quality of food and the service you get. I would definitely come back to this restaurant for a special occasion dinner.

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Thank jacee80
Hamilton, New Zealand
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food - actually superb food with attentive and friendly staff. We were greeted by Sean as we arrived and were made to feel special the entire evening.

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Thank DaveDogNZ
Auckland, New Zealand
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A special thank you for a favour by friends bought us to Sean Connolly's "The Grill" on Federal Street. Visually what a fabulous venue - we were greeted by the ceiling high "walls of wine" and the welcome of busy chefs in the kitchen. We followed our waiter up the stairs and settled in for an evening of gastronomical delights.... More 

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Thank Robyn D
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time to dine at the Grill. I checked their menu on the website before we went but still had no idea what to order for four of us. We order the lamb shoulder, Japanese export quality scotch fillet, venison, wagyu burger, duck fat fries, onion ring and chef's salad (mixed tableside). I asked the waiter if... More 

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Thank Sarahliu88
Saint Sulpice, Switzerland
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chef s steak selection was excellent. It was more than enough for two and we really want to try it once more so we can get to desert. Excellent wine choice by glass.

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Thank Tom D
Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have dined all over Europe, the US, the U.K., Australia and NZ at some of the finest restraunts and the quality of the food at The Grill is equally good but seriously over priced for minimal volume and a limited menu. What was of high volume however was the woefully loud and at times depressing rock'n'metal music making conversation almost... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Federal St | Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-363 7067
Description
"Opened Spetember 3rd, 2011. Not be confused with a restaurant called "The Grill" on Greys Avenue".

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?