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Sunday Painters - CLOSED

185 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-360 2001
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
1 Jul 2015
“A Mixed Review”
27 May 2015
“It was just ok, but I won't go back.”
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French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
185 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 21 December 2014

It was with considerable trepidation that I purchased a lunch voucher for Sunday Painters having read some of the previous reviews. But I'd had a memorable meal here a couple of years ago and had been meaning to go again ever since, so I snapped...More

Thank Lagerwolf
Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

Was a great spot for years for smart casual dining, used to buzz with ambience, now dull and boring . On a Friday night only 2 other tables occupied. Menu has changed . Won't be going back in a hurry .

Thank peterTakapuna
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Sunday Painters Restaurant is a rather small restaurant with less than 20 tables. There was quite a wide range of wine on menu, but unfortunately the first one I ordered was not available. Never mind, I've got my second choice. There were not many choices...More

Thank 1pochette
Reviewed 25 October 2014 via mobile

I am not a local Aucklander and was recommended the Sunday Painters by a friend. It turned out to be a great choice. It was a cold wet night and the restaurant was warm and inviting. The wait staff were friendly and knew their stuff....More

3  Thank Jill M
Reviewed 3 September 2014

While the name was not very appetising we could not fault this establishment. Tuesday night so it was quiet however the mood of the place was enjoyable, service very good as was the wine selection and the menu varied and caused a pause for thought...More

1  Thank RodG93
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Went there for a weekend lunch with a voucher. After reading raving reviews I was absolutely shocked with what we have encountered. The soup tasted and looked old and there was no bread served with it. Poached eggs with bearnaise sauce turned out to be...More

Thank Alonica
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Firstly - the wait staff were not aware of the menu and had to keep going back to the kitchen to re-check. I had specifically asked for a gluten free meal - and was served a side with gluten. The chicken ballotine was flabby with...More

2  Thank Dawne F
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Everything about this place says quality, simple understated food cooked with love and served in a wonderful atmosphere. I had the steak tartare for anyone too squeamish to have tried this before I say, try it you won’t be disappointed. Faye had Gravlax to start...More

Thank Faye G
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Cute warm and inviting - loved the menu and the decor. This was a repeat visit for me as need to check first assumption was 'divine'. They accepted us with youngster (20 month old) and made us feel special with kind attention. Big ask from...More

Thank AnitaLouiseKiwi
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Beware of an outrageous corkage of $25 per bottle ! When I made a telephone booking I enquired about byog and while told cork would be applied was not advised of the corkage charge. I presumed a reasonable $ would be asked. I was horrified...More

2  Thank GEG623
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$21 - US$50
Open Hours
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Ponsonby Road | Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-360 2001
  • E-mail
Welcoming, fun dining with a French twist and decorative atmosphere. Attentive service and sophisticated wine list.
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