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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. View That is The City of Sails
1. View That is The City of Sails
"It looks out over the marina and the beautifully lit up harbor bridge"
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2. Ultimate Seafood Experience
2. Ultimate Seafood Experience
"a truely spectacular seafood dining experience"
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3. Attentive Friendly Service
3. Attentive Friendly Service
"e service is attentive and excellent. We love Sails an"
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About
Sails Restaurant has an amazing location. Set in the middle of Westhaven Marina, beside the Harbour Bridge, with breathtaking views of the harbour. There are few views in the world that capture the essence of the city than the one from Sails Restaurant. A couple of minutes from the centre of Auckland, yet in a world of its own, with unlimited free parking at the door, Sails Restaurant is not just about its location. Over the last three decades the restaurant has forged its reputation as one of New Zealand’s top restaurants through an uncompromising belief in using only the freshest ingredients, the most talented chefs, and professional waiting staff. The menu at Sails is seafood focused, but
PRICE RANGE
USD 14 - USD 32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Seafood, Grill, New Zealand
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Gift Cards Available, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant has gone downhill. Went to try out to see if suitable for wedding venue and clearly it wasn't. Couldn't answer basic questions without a scowl. No wonder they're advertising on grabone for months they can't get customers purely based on quality. Would not...recommend.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautifully presented delicious food with excellent service and fantastic view of the harbour and bridge. Always a pleasure to dine at Sails.

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Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Last week 10th Jan my husband and i went to Sails for lunch to celebrate our 52nd wedding anniversary.We pre booked and asked for a table by the window. When we arrived we were met and wished a happy anniversary which was nice that they...had remembered why we were coming and then we were shown to our table which was exactly what we wanted with the window open for fresh air as it was a very hot day. We were very well looked after with attention to detail and making sure we were happy and had everything we wanted. We would like to congratulate and thank the chef for such lovely and well prepared food, and to Sails for giving us such a wonderful outing. We would definatly come again.More

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Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We tried the six course degustation menu and were not disappointed. Loved each and every course, perfect size and delicious! Wait staff were extremely attentive and professional and the outlook is world class. Highly recommended.

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Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Friendly and thoroughly professional service, great food always and one of the best views in town. What's not to like? We recommend Sails to everyone.

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Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the 6 course degustation menu. The presentation was exquisite and the taste was divine. We had champagne cocktails to accompany our dinner

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Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had great food, there is that fabulous view and the best margaritas - loved the time to we had to chat over lunch

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Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the signature menu (6 courses with matching wines). The food was lovely and we really enjoyed having 2 seafood and 2 meat dishes. The snapper ceviche and spiced calamari were particularly good. Where I think Sails let themselves down a bit (and why...the 4-star rating) are: 1) the wine pairings (especially the first 2 dishes) were a bit of a miss, and 2) when the food was brought out, they didn't describe the dishes or describe the wines and why those wines were selected to go with those particular courses. Having just spent a long weekend at Hawke's Bay where the restaurants go to great lengths to describe the wines and how they complemented the food, it was noticeably absent. But I repeat that the food was very enjoyable and I would certainly go back and recommend it to others. It also has the benefit of being easy to get to, easy to park, and offers the ability to stroll along the boardwalk afterwards.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sails restaurant has still got it! A very well established restaurant on the marina, the food and service matched the beautiful view. Highly recommend the grilled crayfish, and the starters were amazing. Thanks you for a memorable dinner.

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Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s been a long time, where we have sat an eaten a meal and every course was divine. starters, a small dish with loads of flavour Every bite packed a punch and left you wanting more Mains cooked to perfection and packing so much flavour...our tastebuds where in ecstasy and wanting more Side of heaven to accompany our mains we couldn’t resist a couple of Cray fish WOW enough said Dessert what a way to finish a fantastic mealMore

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Date of visit: January 2021
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