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Orbit

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Nelson Street, Top of Sky Tower Cnr Victoria and Federal Streets, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
+64 9-363 6000
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17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:30
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had really high expectations booking dinner at the Orbit Restaurant at the top of the Sky Tower. The idea is pretty amazing. The views of the city are also amazing as the restaurant slowly orbits so diners can get 360 degree views of the city. The dinner itself was just okay. I expected the food to be pretty tasty... More 

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Northern Cal
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203 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Made reservations for 1:45PM for lunch on Monday. There were quite a few empty seats. The waiter seemed nice and helpful. Had the vegan option of Pumpkin coconut soup and the side of steamed vegetables with chia seeds; both were tasty and well made. The food prices are high, but the view from level 52 is excellent; the restaurant rotates... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were blessed with stunning weather and 360 degree views of the stunning Hauraki gulf. The service was friendly and we had the choice of the menu for $75pp. There were twelve of us dining and everyone loved their food. If you suffer from motion sickness the revolving restaurant may not be for you

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Evergreen, Colorado
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132 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very enjoyable lunch with the views of Auckland slowly changing as the restaurant rotated. Food was very good. Expensive but you're paying for the ride up. Wasn't busy when we went up for lunch at 11:45 on a Thursday.

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Vancouver, Washington
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were in Auckland for only a couple of days and decided to do the "touristy" thing and eat at the Orbit. It far surpassed our expectations. The rotating restaurant views were awesome! If you're lucky, you'll also see a few people bungy jump off the top right in front of your window. A little startling if you aren't expecting... More 

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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in October and went for dinner here one Saturday night. I chose the Chef special, which was an award winning salmon dish. It was melt in the mouth and devine. The serving sizes were just perfect. Staff were friendly and service was quick. Views were very enjoyable. Got to see the city twice, and during sunset which was... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, food was delicious, view was fantastic! Our wonderful waiter (I wish I could remember his name) made our evening unforgettable. He really went all out to help us celebrate this special occasion . Overall , a very enjoyable evening and worth the money, which was much less than we thought it would be. I would definitely recommend Orbit... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went up for 6:45 pm and got daylight views that morphed into evening lights. Food was delicious, attractively presented and reasonable if you consider the 3 course meal was $75 and included the ride up!

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Beveren
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127 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a very nice Dinner in The Orbit : a delicious first course 'shellfish ravioli linghi', a refined main course 'roasted wild salmon' and a super dessert 'manuka honey and cinnamon cream, coffee ice cream'. The fantastic view is simply a bonus on top of a very good meal

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New York, New York, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 1 night stopover in Auckland and wanted a nice dinner as we had limited time and were celebrating our honeymoon. I reserved about 3 weeks in advance and was confirmed. Our tour got finished an hour early, so we showed up to see if we could get seated earlier, which we could, but they told us they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
10:00 - 16:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
10:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nelson Street, Top of Sky Tower Cnr Victoria and Federal Streets, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-363 6000

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