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The Esplanade Bar and Grill

1 Victoria Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-445 1291
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good52%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“linguine” (4 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1 Victoria Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was nice, but the drinks are not cheap. There was an incorrect size put on the drinks menu which made the option I picked more expensive than a similar drink (when, if the information was correct, it would have been cheaper). The room...More

Thank jason791
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Want to take a quick trip to another city? My wife and I took the Devenport Ferry from Auckland ferry terminal to Devenport. We arrived at the Esplanade Hotel about 500 pm, happy hour. Had drinks and the green lipped mussel “to share “pot. We...More

Thank rawills5339
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is part of the hotel which is in prime location. The setting was adequate but that was the only positive thing. We waited long, at least 20 min, before having the menus and took another 10-15 min to get orders. The odd thing...More

Thank Jerry_PDX86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To begin with the positive: the setting is lovely and our mains were quite adequate. Our desserts were, however, extremely poorly put together, extremely late (even though we'd discussed the event we had to get to), and we even had difficulty in getting the third...More

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Several separate dining areas and bar. Very good menu for breakfasts, lunches or dinners. Excellent wine and beer selection. Sports on the screen in bar as requested. Quiz nights. Located across the road from the wharf (ferry to Auckland) and close to Devonport shops.

Thank Davy900
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Set in an old hotel this place has a lot of character. A nice fireplace and a good beer selection go a long way. We stayed in the hotel upstairs which is our preferred option in Devonport. There are a few other good options for...More

Thank ives99
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed the weekend. Great breakfasts and dinners. The breakfast room is quaint a step back in time. A pleasure.

Thank Shazza252015
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Great little place, must be a favourite spot for those getting off the ferry from AUCKLAND and having a quiet get together before heading home

Thank Shane N
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Just across from Devonport's ferry terminal sits a very comfortable lounge bar and restaurant. The lounge is warm and comfortable especially from 5-7pm during the daily happy hour(s). The staff are really friendly and efficient and the food is good. They have bar snacks and...More

1  Thank mik w
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Lost count of the number of times I've been here in the last three years . Been with "the wife" , my mother (very picky), friends and work colleagues- for lunch, dinner , high tea or just a few ciders in front of the fire....More

Thank BOBCATNZ1960
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Victoria Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  North Shore  >  Devonport
  • Phone Number: +64 9-445 1291
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