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Botswana Butchery

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene

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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
US$7 - US$34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Steakhouse, European, New Zealand, Contemporary
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

I was a solo diner, I had the tuna (which was awesome) with green beans and cashew nut sauce. The staff were attentive and the full menu did look very good. I wasn't asked if I wanted desert but they were in between lunch and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 796annettes
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Had a wonderful meal with husbands birthday, Lamb roast was so mouth watering delicious. Was told to try this place by some friends and so glad we booked in and went here. Location was superb and atmosphere was delightful. Staff were very pleasant & made...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank grstoreyltd
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Having visited Botswana Butchery twice two years ago when we visited New Zealand, a return visit was very high on our to-do list this time. It didn't disappoint. A fabulous location, coupled with wonderful food and excellent wine.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PhilFrost
Reviewed 15 January 2019

I had high expectations when going here and all I can say is that my expectations were exceeded. Excellent service and a menu that stands proud. I recommend the white bait fritter/patty to start and to make use of the impressive wine menu. Next time...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank StealthyKilla
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely family girlie meal at this fab waterfront restaurant. The menu is great and we had a delicious meal with Yorkshire puddings!! There was a little problem with the order but soon sorted. The desert cocktails were delicious. Service was very good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 387suea
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

This is the fourth time in as many years we have given Botswana Butchery in Auckland a try and it's just such a disappointment. It has everything going for it - great location, nice devour, and amazing sister restaurants in Queenstown and Auckland but it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DoingWell67
Reviewed 10 January 2019

I've read a few of the reviews of Botswana Butchery. Any restaurant that seats me at a water-view table for 3 without reservations on Christmas Eve is fabulous in my opinion! We arrived about 5pm and the manager asked if we could be done by...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jean S
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

Had a table outside which was very nice. We had the slow cooked lamb shoulder for 2 & ordered 2 sides (beans & potatoes). The lamb is as excellent & more than enough for 2 people. The sides were also very good. Restaurant wasn’t overly...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mikepO9020TA
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Right on the Harbor. Terrific for watching ferries come and go as well as people watching. Good Service. Get an outside table. Good menu to with nice variety.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MarkPurdue
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

The ambiance and views are great here. Good food and drinks. Had the fish tacos, delicious, and the super food salad, also very tasty. Only complaint was the French accented waiter was hard to hear/understand, and was slow... Took forever for him to get the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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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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