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“Great diner!”
Review of Brownstone Restaurant - CLOSED

Brownstone Restaurant
Price range: $20 - $70
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: ...A return to a finer past...
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
“Great diner!”
Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

Excellent starters -seafood chowder was amazing and so was the mango salad. The lamb shank main was ok. I have had heaps better. The 10 spice chicken melted in the mouth. Great 1920s setup. Even the loo is made of copper. Awesome setup.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank SunnyB15
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68 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Unic atmosphere”
Reviewed April 28, 2013

Food, wine and service are great.
High tea is great too with nice pastries and a good selection of teas.
The mix of decoration, music and light make the atmosphere so special and the place so unic in Auckland.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Josefromparis
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“From the Prohibition days to Nostalgia with Style in Ponsonby........”
Reviewed April 23, 2013

I had not been to this Restaurant for a long time,So what better place to impress a Lady.he he
From the moment you get in the door you are looked after in style .Everything is taken care of. then you have to decide what Magic Dish to try from the Manuka Smoked Beetrot to the hand made Deserts to die for.Will be back real soon......................

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Trevor L
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“High Tea, High Style”
Reviewed April 19, 2013

We visited Nostalgia for high tea. What can i say everything was hand made.Yes you can taste the difference. WOW what an experience, from the menu of teas, to the home made bread. Even the wine was well chosen and sensibly priced well done.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Glyder69
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Something a bit different”
Reviewed April 11, 2013

A bit late, but happy to take a moment to recommend this one. Took wife there on Valentine's night. Booked well in advance. MD phoned me few days later to say limited menu only as fully booked that night. Slightly annoyed as not told when booking.
Very impressed by look and feel of the place on arrival. Amazing retro decor, wait staff dressed in waistcoats and/or stripey suits. Small 'special' menu, but we had no problem choosing. Very nicely presented food and the taste was as good as the look. Very good service, attentive without intrusion, despite being fully booked. Thoroughly enjoyed the night. Can't remember any down sides. Toilets worth a visit even if you don't need to!
Multiple brownie points with the wife!

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Skinny_Tim
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