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Hector's Restaurant

35 Hobson Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-979 7434
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lamb rump” (4 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
“eggplant” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
European, Healthy, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
35 Hobson Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Hectors as was staying in the Heritage hotel and read the reviews on Trip Advisor. We ordered a kids meal for our son which was was great expecially liked the idea of the dessert with no refined sugars, although he didn't like it...More

Thank bsmurray
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there with 2 other friends and it did take a while to select our meals. Two of us opted for 2 entrees instead of a main. Everything that we asked for was no trouble. Friendly and helpful waitress. Was also there for breakfast....More

Thank Chris5072013
John W, Manager at Hector's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Chris5072013 Thank you for dining with us, and taking the time to write a review. its great to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. look forward to see you again. kind regards John Watson

Reviewed 6 November 2017

We have come here a few times for breakfast, dinner and the degustation dinner, and we have never been disappointed. The food is top quality, lots of variety, and delicious. My children love the breakfast too, great for mothers day and fathers day!

Thank hjg516
John W, Manager at Hector's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi hjg516, Thank you for taking the time to review us, and joining us to celebrate world vegan day with our vegan degustation. kind regards John

Reviewed 1 November 2017

There are only a few "hotel" restaurants we eat at and this is one of them. We were here the other night for a purely vegan degustation menu. Not only was the food superb, there was so much we couldn't finish. I love the effort...More

Thank Stu62Auckland
John W, Manager at Hector's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Stu62Auckland, Thank you for attending our vegan degustation, it is nice to hear that you enjoyed it, and we appreciate your comments. We are all looking forward to the next one. kind regards John

Reviewed 31 October 2017

I have been to Hector's twice now and have enjoyed some really inventive and interesting vegan dishes! I went to the degustation dinner for World Vegan Day and it was fabulous - the food was delicious and the whole wine menu was vegan too! The...More

Thank NicoleP2011
John W, Manager at Hector's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi NicoleP2011, Thank you for attending our vegan degustation, it was an exceptional night and a great way to celebrate world vegan day. We are all looking forward to the next one. kind regards John

Reviewed 27 October 2017

We have been to Hectors many times due to the lovely vegan options. We always come here for special occasions. Last Wednesday, the 18th of October, we came for dinner only to be told it was the first time with a new menu, none of...More

1  Thank meganclark627
John W, Manager at Hector's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi meganclark627, Thank you for taking the time to review us, sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy our new menu. I have pass on your feedback to our chef. kind regards John

Reviewed 19 October 2017

My mother and I stayed at the Heritage Hotel last weekend and had the pleasure of dining at Hectors Restaurant for dinner and dessert and also had a wonderful high tea there the next day. Part of the reason why I opted to book our...More

Thank NZtraveller26
John W, Manager at Hector's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi NZtraveller26, Amazing feedback, thank you. I have passed on your feedback to the staff, it was a real pleasure to have you here dining with us. Kind regards John

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Ate at restaurant for dinner with family member who ordered veal. Dish looked like some sort of casserole and did not resemble anything like veal. I ordered aged smoked salmon pate dish for starter and they provided a plate with cold salmon and some toated...More

1  Thank chat h
John W, Manager at Hector's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi Chat h, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, it’s disappointing to hear that you had a bad experience. I have looked into your concerns and can assure you each dish was served correctly, Veal Osso Buco, Osso Buco been one...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

As we walk into Hectors through The Heritage hotel we were meet by the hotel concierge who took our name, keys. As we entered the restaurant the first thing that caught my eye was the internal structure, as a structural steel engineer it's hard to...More

Thank kiwiinus1
John W, Manager at Hector's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi kiwiinus1, Thank you for your comments, good to hear that you liked the internal structure of our building, and yes, Hectors seven-storey atrium is quite theatrical. It was a shame that we ran out of your chosen entrée, and I do apologize for that....More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

In hotel dining with more vegetarian options than many dining facilities in hotels. Great staff. Would dine here again.

Thank 0330penny
John W, Manager at Hector's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi 0330penny, Thank you for your review, great to here that you like our vegetarian options. kind regards, John Watson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 29
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Hobson Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-979 7434
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Description
Our food philosophy is based on the “Eco Gastronomy” concept, which has strong connections between how and where food is produced and consumed. We strive to source premium ingredients locally which are seasonal, fresh and in their prime. Our menus offer a wide variety of light and healthy options and we believe that eating is for the mind, body and soul.
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