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Botswana Butchery

99 Quay Street | Ferry Building, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-307 6966
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Steakhouse, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
99 Quay Street | Ferry Building, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was the first restaurant we visited during our week in Auckland but it was the best food we had. Superbly located on the harbour with spectacular views, you can sit outside or inside to eat or drink while watching the world go by. My...More

Thank simong858
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed the salmon entree, raw with mild wasabi and soya sauce followed by the steak. Side dishes of broccoli and asparagus as well as roast potatoes complimented this dish perfectly. I’m not sure what the dish of sauce provided but everything else was delicious....More

Thank dougcoAuckland
Reviewed 6 days ago

We literally stumbled across Botswana Butchery by chance and it was without doubt, the best 'find' of our travels. My girlfriend and I were treating ourselves to a weekend away and quite frankly, we couldn't stay away from this place. The service was 10 out...More

Thank shelley881
Reviewed 6 days ago

really very well presented steaks etc. in excellent surroundings. staff were excellent and all round one of the best meals during our 3 week trip

Thank KAF0460
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with a group of colleagues. There was a large table set for us all upstairs in the mezzanine floor. Lovely layout and amazing view over looking the water. The service was impeccable, our lovely waiter Mehul was very attentive and polite and with great...More

Thank shan0n23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After hearing rave reviews, we decided it was a must to eat here & I’m glad we did. We were escorted to our table & drinks soon began to flow. Having started with cocktails, we decided to forego the extensive wine list (any wine lover...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a large table. The staff are fantastic and a credit to the restaurant. The location is great and the variety of drinks is very good. The food though was average. To order and pay for a steak, then a sauce and then potatoes is...More

Thank weeble
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Botswana Butchery in Queenstown is one of my all time favourite restaurants and I couldn’t wait to try the Auckland restaurant. They are both charming in their own ways and the food was to die for! Completely lived up to my expectations. The Auckland location...More

Thank Kelli M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is very good but ask for a table away from the back doors. We didn’t have starters as we were not so hungry but they sounded wonderful. We ordered a 250gm Eye Fillet and the John Dory fish. Both were excellent Some side...More

Thank Evelynne G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here by myself on a Saturday night which was a great experience as I was able to really focus on and savour the food - which was excellent. The Salmon sashimi to start was generous and excellently presented. The T bone steak med-rare was...More

Thank Bruce J
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10 April 2016|
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Response from Paul A | Reviewed this property |
Definitely book to guarantee a table. Was very busy when we went
10 April 2016|
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Response from Toby T | Reviewed this property |
I would give them a call on +64 9307 6966 or send them an Email you will have to jump on line, hope this helps you !!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$33
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Quay Street | Ferry Building, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-307 6966
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Botswana Butchery, one of Auckland's newest waterfront restaurant, combines premium produce, wine and local ingredients from the Auckland region with the best of what Central Otago can offer Located in the historic Ferry Building on Quay Street, Botswana Butchery brings a taste of the South to the heart of Auckland city. The restaurant offers lunch, dinner and bar menus in gorgeous surroundings. The ethos of 'fun dining' is key to Botswana Auckland, which is plush and wonderfully distinctive but also welcoming and fun. Botswana Butchery is all about relaxed, fun dining in a premium atmosphere. Botswana Butchery is well known in Central Otago with a restaurant in Queenstown and is highly regarded for providing sumptuous meals and superb service in opulent surroundings. Following its popular 'sister' restaurant, the Auckland restaurant produces fabulously flavoursome, succulent meals from the best local produce with high levels of service and attention to detail at every stage of its wine and food delivery. The restaurant seats approximately 120 guests inside and up to 40 on the terrace outside. Open from 11am until late, Botswana Butchery is the perfect option for an exciting new dining experience.
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