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33 Tyler Street | Britomart, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-368 9487
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Elmira, New York
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85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited Ortolana on our second night in Auckland and loved everything. We snapped up the last open table before the hosts had to start a waiting list and happily pulled the provided blankets around us as we pondered the menu. Several of us were feeling like we had been enjoying the consistently wonderful fries/chips that can be found all... More 

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Thank scienceteech
Tauranga, New Zealand
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Even though there was a short wait it was well worth it. Very accommodating for a preschooler. Service was efficient, atmosphere at Sunday lunch was casual. The fresh food was absolutely delicious !! Cant say enough about how good our food was. Brilliant ! Will be back on another Sunday

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Thank rockaruni
Whangarei, New Zealand
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The brasserie style is approachable, friendly and welcoming with lovely staff and a delightful setting in Britomart. The lights in the trees, outdoor heaters and blankets am nice touch. The menu was compact but offered an interesting selection of dishes, styles and flavours. Value for money was good and atmosphere excellent. We were under a bit of time pressure as... More 

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Henfield, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked this restaurant from the UK. Was not disappointed when we eventually found it. Atmosphere was good and food very GREEN, in a good way. Try their lollypop dessert. Amazing.

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Thank Andrew S
Wellington
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Four for lunch. Definitely sit outside, nice and cool with shade. Wine selection is good, had a bottle of central otago rose, was recommended and really good. Our group mainly had the fish of the day and the steak. All good. Not overly genourous but the flavour was spot on. Cheese and a desert wine to finish. Choose something other... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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192 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food in this restaurant is great, the service even better! Definitely try the cray fish and the espresso chocolate cake! Everything comes with a smile! Close to the ferry terminal.

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Thank Jens C
United Kingdom
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely chilled out spot ideal for either eating or drinking. Friendly, capable service, first class food and drinks, with great value for money. And then there's their neighbouring patisserie... :-)

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Thank Marieka86
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second visit (a year after the first) and it was still fantastic. The food is delicious and morish. A good selection of wines and local NZ craft beers. It's a small oasis in the otherwise busy CBD.

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Thank Simon H
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A busy place on a Friday night but we managed a table without a reservation (lucky). Food selection offered variety and the portions were generous. Nice wine list too. The service was friendly and efficient and we did not feel rushed.

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Thank Jane S
Auckland
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have only ever had lunches there - but it is always a treat. I love the freshness and the taste of the dishes. It looks and tastes healthy as well (I assume it IS healthy!!) The service is good as well. I did find a hair in one dish - but I am less freaked by that than others ...... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Tyler Street | Britomart, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-368 9487

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?