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The Grill by Sean Connolly

90 Federal St | Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-363 7067
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“duck fat chips” (67 reviews)
“steak” (270 reviews)
“suckling pig” (26 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:30All hours
Steakhouse, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
90 Federal St | Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 717 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Delicious and amazing for gluten free, very knowledgable. Suckling pig was epic for starter. Steak was amazing. I didn't need dessert but I had it anyway and they wrote happy birthday on it (as it was my birthday dinner) so I was stoked!! Will definitely...More

Thank Alice P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Undeniably the best steak, whatever your favourite cut, perfection. Had the Alaskan crab to start was excellent. Been here numerous times over the years never disappoints. I bring elderly parents, the access and valet parking is a bonus

Thank Joolz D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly, knowledgeable helpful staff. Superb food and fantastic wine selection. Highly recommend this restaurant. Food menu uncomplicated, simple presentations, but very satisfying. HUGE steaks available for the hungry guy.:)

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in central Auckland at the lovely skycity and was looking for a delicious meal to spoil myself. The grill did not disappoint. A lovely steak, vegetables and a glass of wine. It was the dessert that tipped me over the edge. A lovely chocolate...More

Thank Nic S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here on Saturday night. I ordered an eye fillet and it was just fantastic. My wife got the duck three ways dish and was disappointed as the breast part of the dish was not rendered properly and was very chewy...More

Thank KiwiBax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Going to the Grill was a disappointment, it was one those nights when things just didn't seem to go right. The table was not ready when we got there, service was very slow, then I had to send the share steak back. I think it...More

3  Thank jaeynsham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall great experience. Food was great, waiter was attentive and timing of the food was spot on. We went with the chefs tasting, where the wagyu beef was like eating butter, but the other cuts were a bit tough in comparison. Pairing of the sauce...More

Thank Huy D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My fiance and I went to The Grill to celebrate our anniversary last week. The restaurant setting was nice, but that's about it. We both ordered a steak from their 'famous' grill menu (both a different one), some duck fries, some mushrooms and a bottle...More

2  Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful meal and great service to back up the magnificent culinary chefs choice of wagyu beef steaks. The only thing better was I got to enjoy this with my amazing girl <3 highly recommended!

Thank Grant A
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We have visited this restaurant on a number of special occasions over the years, each time more disappointing than the last. To sum up the food in one word SALT! The waiters and house staff were churlish as usual, so no real surprise. However, the...More

1  Thank Dugstor
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Questions & Answers
Graeme B
28 April 2016|
Response from SKYCITY-Restaurants | Property representative |
Hi Graeme, So sorry for missing your message. In future, reservations can be made through our website or by calling 09 363 7069. Thanks!
Graeme B
28 April 2016|
Response from SKYCITY-Restaurants | Property representative |
As above, thanks Graeme!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 17:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Federal St | Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-363 7067
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"Opened Spetember 3rd, 2011. Not be confused with a restaurant called "The Grill" on Greys Avenue".
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