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“Good food in a nice setting”
Review of The V Grill

The V Grill
Ranked #287 of 2,327 Restaurants in Auckland
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
St Albans
Level 6 Contributor
192 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Good food in a nice setting”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

The restaurant is located down by the Marina and we were warmly welcomed. Drinks came promptly with the menus. We were served quickly and with a smile, with a shared calamari starter to start - more than enough for two! This was followed by a beautifully cooked steaks, salads and fries.
We found the overall experience very pleasant indeed.

  • Visited November 2013
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Queenstown, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
210 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Needs Help”
Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

Dined as a group.

Service was very average, as was everything else.

One steak was ordered medium. Was cooked ok but was cold!

Another steak was ordered medium but was very rare in the middle.

After complaining one steak was knocked off the bill.

No atmosphere, much better options in the area.

Visited October 2013
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“it's just terrible, DON'T GO”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

We bought a 4-course voucher for 2 on grabone, and went there today, it's just soooo bad. The value is 370, I have no idea how they calculate it.

So we ordered an oyster and scallop for first entree. Tbh, the scallop was alright but oyster is not fresh. The second starter is lamb and smoked salmon. The salmon was salty but the lamb was again, alright. For main, we ordered a chicken and steak. The chicken is dry and tasteless, my steak is overcooked and horribly bitter. I didn't even finish it because it's literally bitter!!

For the drink, I ordered a cocktail. The taste is just SO BAD, did not finish it again. Felt so lucky that a lady knock down our drinks so we don't need to leave it in guiltiness. When the nice lady offer to get us a replacement for the drink that she knock down we just go like " NOOOOOOOOO. WE ARE REALLY REALLY FULL NW, NO THANKS!!" and escape the restaurant.

Wil never go back again.

  • Visited October 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
280 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Good Food”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

We dined here on the Friday night before the Rugby Game between the All Blacks and South Africa. The food was very good and the service was good. The wine list was a bit on the expensive side. We had the steak which was cooked just the way we like it also had a dessert which we shared. When we ordered the dessert the waiter asked us if we wanted three spoons as there were three of us and he said that is what most people do. Would recommend this restaurant for either lunch or dinner.

Visited September 2013
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Sydney, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Great lunch”
Reviewed August 8, 2013

We had a Seafood chowder each, then shared a big bowl of mussels. The chowder was fantastic, mussels also pretty good.

Along with a couple of Icy cold beers & a great chat with our waiter, it was a really enjoyable lunch.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank AnniG
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