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Oct 22, 2011 09:01 AM

Need a nice restaurant near Sky city Auckland

We will be in auckland for a couple of days and have one night that we could go somewhere nice. I am taking some adult children of friends that live in Auckland so they will have a car. I don't want them to spend too much time driving us around so I thought it would be best if we ate close to our hotel. Have heard mixed reviews on Depot and Clooney's. Any suggestions?

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  1. I dined solo at Clooney and it was one of the best meals I have had anywhere. I have no hesitation in recommending it.

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    1. re: kersizm

      Thanks. The adult children want to make the res so it will be very interesting.

    2. how about harbourside, short walk from SkyCity I really enjoyed it there (not cheap though). There are also a lot of choices in the Viaduct area that aren't too far and if it is nice night would make for a pleasant walk. A bit touristy, but locals probably know the better places.

      Harbourside Seafood Bar & Grill
      1st Floor, The Ferry Building
      99 Quay Street
      Auckland 1010
      Tel: +64 9307 0486

      1. Go to Depot, avoid The Grill. Clooney's is ok, but a bit pretentious and I think there is better.

        What type of food do you like? What price range are you in?