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The Blue Breeze Inn

146 Ponsonby Road | Auckland City, Waitakere City, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-360 0303
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“dumplings” (14 reviews)
“tiger prawns” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Chinese, Fusion, Minority Chinese, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
146 Ponsonby Road | Auckland City, Waitakere City, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Clearly a buzzing place and full when we visited yesterday. But the dishes came all at different times so we had finished by the time one of the mains arrived. Not great although the flavours were good!

Thank Mikey H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great vibe, Bookings are essential. The music and background chat can be a little noisy at times but that really just adds to the ambience. Extensive menu and some intersting exotic drinks A very pleasant location.

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us dined here yesterday for a late lunch. Our waitress was great - very attentive. The wine list is extensive and there were some good wines on offer. Atmosphere is wonderful. The two females at the table had many dietary requirements (not through...More

Thank TMRussel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go to the Blue Breeze whenever I'm in AKL. I love the food - the dumplings are divine, the atmo easy-going and it's a short walk from my lodgings. But I was very disappointed with the service on a recent Sunday night. I was...More

Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We were drawn to the restaurant by seeing how much fun people seemed be be having. We were not disappointed - the restaurant was buzzing all through the evening, the drinks were smashing and the food was yummy. I must mention the lamb in cumin...More

Thank hedgefund007
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Great food, fantastic selection and great value for money. Walked in off the street and seated straight away for dinner. Food was devine but did feel a little cramped with staff bumping into you as they walked by and small tables jam packed with cutlery...More

Thank Kiwicyclo
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Gorgeous food. Great service. Outside table. Buzzy atmosphere. Standards are just so good. Love it long time!!

Thank NZfoodie2014
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

I met with a dear friend for a long catch-up on my way through Auckland. She suggested The BBI so I knew the food would be good. But it was better than good - it was delicious, well presented, tasty and novel. I’ll definitely go...More

Thank moanabella
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Too crowded, tables too small, too close to others. Far too noisy, could not hear oneself think! the duck was undercooked and far too fatty. Service was slow and we had to wait for more pancakes as not enough delivered for three people, Dumplings were...More

Thank chiliwilinz
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped for dinner on Labor Day. The place was crowded but I was seated right away at the kitchen bar. The fried noodles with XO sauce and pork belly were a little salty for me, but still tasty. Big portion and lots of pork belly....More

Thank mot29
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Chinese, Fusion, Minority Chinese, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Ponsonby Road | Auckland City, Waitakere City, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Waitakere City
  • Phone Number: +64 9-360 0303
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