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Soul Bar and Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
Seafood, New Zealand, European, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free, Bar
As featured in Best Food in Auckland
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Unit 16-18 Viaduct Harbour, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

fashionable with interesting clientele, lots of people, but with content because it delivers, food is hight quality, nice wine list with regional, Australian and US propositions.

Thank pedro g
Savusavu, Fiji
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I LOVED this place! Excellent food, fun and sexy atmosphere, and the best service. We wanted to get dressed up and have a nice dinner out on our vacation and I'm glad we ended up here. Everything we ordered was so delicious and our server was top-notch. He was so attentive and we enjoyed talking with him... More 

Thank erfreiwald
Berlin, Germany
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have ended there my working days with a night cup. Very nice, great choice of local beer, really nice stuff.

Thank Agnieszka-Traveller
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great food and even better service! Really enjoyed date night here and the atmopshere and staff were lovely.

Thank 263jem
Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

On last day of our NZ vacation our friend recommended this good restaurant as to go list . There was almost the last day before they close couple weeks for renovation. We had good dinner with of course good service. From entrée until main dishes all satisfied the eye with nice plating and my palate for the taste.

Thank wientje76
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely food on the menu, great choice, lovely setting on the harbour - not the cheapest place in the world but awesome food.

Thank MissFloopy123
Hamilton, New Zealand
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110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just the best in so many ways!!! love Soul bar its always so good wonderful service!!!,,,the staff always know the menu well and are so friendly great wine menu too amazing fresh beautiful food....the best New Zealand has to offer great fun atmosphere and a beautiful outlook over the marina and viaduct harbour you just cant fault Soul bar thanks... More 

Thank Brycee10
Redditch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the best lunch here, thank you so much, the service and choice of food was astonishing, will be back next time I am in New Zealand. The atmosphere was incredibly and the view.... My word. Be back soon.

Thank Marthaprior
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate an early dinner here in June and were lucky to be able to get a great table with a fabulous view! The service was very good and we thought all our fish dishes were excellent! We had a nice New Zealand wine with dinner and it was just so enjoyable! I definitely recommend this for a nice dining... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food and atmosphere. Staff were well versed with both food and beverage menus. Relaxed lunch with a view of the viaduct basin. Primo!

Thank Duc748s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Seafood, New Zealand, European, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free, Bar
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 16-18 Viaduct Harbour, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: 6493567249

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