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Mekong Baby

262 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-360 1113
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (141 reviews)
“goat curry” (40 reviews)
“papaya salad” (30 reviews)
Asian, Vietnamese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
262 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time diners here that were really impressed at the attentive service and quality of food. The shredded chicken salad was outstanding. Will definitely be back !

1  Thank Tina W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Meekong baby is quite a nice spot to dine with friends as the meals are made to share. The crispy skinned hapuku was nice and fresh. Flavors of the braised pork belly was amazing. But I didn’t enjoy the Crispy rice flour crepe which was...More

Thank angeldanse898989
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is busy and sometimes hard to get a table. We hadn't been for awhile and being an old favourite decided to return to treat friends. We ordered a selection of interesting dishes and looked forward to our dining experience. The food was nice...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I went for dinner here. We were about 20 minutes late but they seated us immediately on arrival and told us not to worry, we didn't need to rush. All the staff were very attentive and helpful, especially our waitress, unfortunately I...More

3  Thank ChloeRMartin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were part of a party for 11 and had a “set menu”. I was concerned as I have so many food allergies and intolerancences. The staff were great! Came and spoke with me about my food issues and directed me with what I wasn’t...More

3  Thank DianneAngell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit and I was not disappointed. The food was fast, fresh and delicious and filled out bellies with happiness. The dining experience was definitely enhanced by the attentive and knowledgeable staff. I loved the cocktail recommendations (blushing dragon) and my husband...More

4  Thank famdamily203
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mekong Baby has always been my fave - being the top of my list to take people too from out of town. My partner and i frequent it and have always spoken highly. This is until last Friday - i suspect the kitchen and front...More

3  Thank Chloe L
Mek0ngBaby, Manager at Mekong Baby, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Chloe, We are sorry that your experience was not our usual Mekong Baby experience, and as you have anonymously commented here we cannot help to resolve your issues. We provide links on our website and a phone number, and appreciate when people do call...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow! Not only was the food at Mekong Baby totally outstanding, the service by their french waiter was absolutely amazing. We had a group of 10 (but had only booked for 8). Without a fuss, our waiter suddenly magic-ed up a new table, brilliantly recommending...More

3  Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Late last month, while in Auckland for a few days, my family and I thought we'd come in for dinner. We had heard amazing things so couldn't wait. Even though we didn't make any reservations and it was a busy Thursday night the maitre d...More

2  Thank MarkBennet1967
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined here as a large booked group for a birthday, after having several meals here and really enjoying them. This trend was not to continue. We were sat very late, no apologies and then served food that was nothing like the standard of deliciousness...More

1  Thank 227gabbyc
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19 August 2017|
Response from 657joanas | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am not the restaurant, just a former customer. If you want to contact them, go to their website. Regards Joana
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 262 Ponsonby Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand (Formerly GPK Cafe Restaurant)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-360 1113
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Mekong Baby takes diners on an adventurous tour down the Mekong River, offering sophisticated, authentic Southeast Asian flavours and a mixology of spices. Every dish has unique, intensified flavour profiles and is made from absolutely the freshest produce.
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