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$$$$European, ,
49 Main Road, Bombay, Auckland 2675, New Zealand
+64 9-236 1030
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
49 Main Road, Bombay, Auckland 2675, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Came by for a wedding ceremony and reception. Plenty of parking up front but we headed down to the pavilion parking at the back. Really nice venue with the ceremony being held in a marquee outside. The reception was held in the hall near the...More

Thank Acineto
Reviewed 5 days ago

When we arrived we were shown to our table by the maître d, we were asked if we would like sparkling water, yes please. When it came time to pay the account we were charged $11.90 for the water. That price was the same as...More

Thank MikeMassey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was surprised with a lunch at Bracu for my birthday! The place is stunning situated in an olive grove amazing decor and awesome service by a friendly and knowledgeable staff lucky to find Bluff oysters on the menu and they did not disappoint 😁 The...More

Thank bungy69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Bracu twice a few years ago and wasnt impressed either time with the food or the service. But we understand things change so we decided to give it another try. So glad we did!! Four of us went out for my...More

Thank TandaP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were planning to come here for a while and the wait was well worth it. Food was exquisite and service was excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank Zak B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I together with thirty family members of all ages celebrated our Diamond wedding anniversary at Bracu, despite our number the service was prompt, the orders taken the drinks supplied everything was beautifully organised. The food was fantastic not a single complaint was...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

A double birthday for the adults and a very spoilt 3 year old. Meals tailored for the child and crayons and drawings provided straight away. I also had my own back up plans. The food...wow! Perfect combinations making this the best meal out in 2...More

Thank j0c0sab
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We dine out at a lot of very well known restaurants throughout NZ and sometimes with a degustation menu we are rushed through each course just as soon as our plates are cleared - not so at Bracu. We had dined here previously for A...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 6 March 2018

A friend in New Zealand booked for us to go there, the only problem we had was finding it - a young man helped us out in the end. No signposting! The meal (lunch) was very good - clearly a top notch restaurant with service...More

Thank kaw118
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Bracu is not a place to go if you have to watch the wallet however if you want to treat someone special (or if you're comfortably solvent), Bracu is a wonderful place to dine. The service is excellent and attentive without being invasive, the setting...More

Thank morleymatt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 15 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Main Road, Bombay, Auckland 2675, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Bombay
  • Phone Number: +64 9-236 1030
  • E-mail
Simunovich Olive Estate is home to a unique restaurant, Bracu, which takes its name from the Adriatic island of Brac, the place where our olive growing tradition began.Nestled amid the stunning olive grove of the Simunovich Olive Estate, Bracu Restaurant offers elegant and contemporary fine dining in a truly exceptional setting. Experience the exquisite dishes prepared by talented Head Chef Mikey Newlands with seasonal offerings from the Estate's own gardens and passionate local producers while you relax on the all-weather veranda or inside the magnificently restyled Kauri villa.Just 35 minutes from central Auckland, with breathtaking views across the vast olive grove and the rolling pastures of the Bombay Hills, Bracu is Auckland's finest country restaurant.
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