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The Tasting Shed

609 | State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0891, New Zealand
+64 9-412 6454
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (18 reviews)
“meatballs” (12 reviews)
“ceviche” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
609 | State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0891, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Tasting Shed was recommended to me for a surprise birthday dinner for my husband. The food was stunning, and service excellent.

Thank Sheanagh N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tasting shed is on of those out of the way venues, that is well worth the effort to go there and enjoy and experience the quality of the food and wine. Best to share the various dishes and experience the various tastes. Excellent wine...More

Thank Tjaart V
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great night celebrating my sister in law's birthday. Food was excellent especially the lamb and brisket. Desserts were a naughty treat. Staff good and well looked after. We will be back.

Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Easter Saturday - late booking at 1:45 meant we were not rushed- $218 got a nice bottle of wine plus 2 fish dishes, 2 meat dishes, 3 veg dishes plus a bread All the food was great especially the 2 fish dishes. Service was good...More

Thank kiwi-traveller-PS
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Even after reading some reviews of The Tasting Shed, we weren’t quite sure what to expect. But basically this restaurant serves small meals that are more like tasting plates than full size servings. Hence for, say, two people, you should order at least three dishes....More

Thank wendy1103
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I visited on Valentines Day to treat myself to a special lunch and what a treat. There are both inside and outside options and the menu is fantastic - especially the vegetable dishes. There was a piece of lamb on the spit slow roasting in...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 17 February 2018

My daughter just had her wedding ceremony and celebrations here. It was a very wet day which meant service had to be held in same area where we were dining. The professionalism of all the staff ensured this went smoothly. Staff were friendly and unobtrusive....More

Thank Eruptn
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We really enjoyed this Restaurant. The couple who own it are just great and the food and service was excellent. There are three seating areas, outdoor, outdoor sheltered or in the restaurant We sat in the Restaurant where you can easily see the chalk board...More

Thank love2skiLosAngeles
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We had a really delicious Valentine's Day meal last night at the Tasting Shed - thanks so much for fitting us in at the last minute. I had the pork belly (again) and he had the fish. Both were divine. For dessert I went with...More

Thank spanishkiwi
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

The food, service and venue are all exceptional. Our party of 11 had a wonderfully memorable evening. Highly recommended

Thank TanMac5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 609 | State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0891, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Kumeu
  • Phone Number: +64 9-412 6454
  • E-mail
Description
The Tasting Shed has one simple philosophy – a place where wine craves food. Expect to experience a unique environment where everything we are about is celebrating great food and wine pairings in a gorgeous wine country, less than half an hour outside of central Auckland.
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