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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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11:00 - 23:00 Hours
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 8 August 2018

The waiters first made a BIG deal how sold they were. It was empty. Service was horrible. The waiter was pushing bread and he charged us for it. Then he charged for tonic water on gin. Food was good but for a high end restaurant...More

1  Thank Wander_Lust1969
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I had a long lunch on a weekday. Perfect position on the harbour, with busy ferry traffic coming and going. Had the freshly shucked oysters with a vinaigrette that were lovely. Followed by some venison with duck fat potatoes. Beautifully cooked meat that was tender...More

Thank George K
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent food for TV ose not on a budget. well cooked and presented and great service from the staff. Great gelato place just around the corner likewise a convenient taxi rank and ferries. Enjoy

1  Thank markhJ7216JL
Reviewed 22 July 2018

My wife and two adult daughters came here for one of their birthdays. This was our third visit. Service was excellent from the time we arrived and had cocktails in the bar through a very delicious evening meal. My wife and daughters had the 3...More

1  Thank D3246TIjohnw
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We had a very enjoyable and relaxing evening with friends here on Saturday. Our friendly waiter Julian went above and beyond to ensure our experience was really pleasant. All the food we had was delicious, difficult to decide between the Oysters and the Venison as...More

2  Thank DarrenF1986
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Rocked up without a booking and was pleasantly greeted, seated and made welcome. Good service and good food. Thank you for a great eating experience.

Thank BlueAnto
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Over cooked meat, industrial fries, industrial bread, cheap industrial mayo... what to say at this point? Frankly, I was disappointed after I heard so much praise about the place and its food. I deliberately chose something both simple and potentially delicious is executed properly and...More

1  Thank FrenchChefAuckland
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Went here on a Saturday for lunch. Quite quiet as perhaps pricey for a normal lunchtime but the service was top rate and the food really very good. I has the lamb Roti roll which was very tasty and quite substantial for a lunch and...More

Thank Grey999
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We had visited the infamous Botswana Butchery in Queenstown but didn’t realise they had a restaurant in Auckland so we put it on our to do list and it certainly lived up to expectations. The service was excellent and possibly the best steak I have...More

Thank rachellee122
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Been to this place few times. Food was fine. The time of waiting was a bit long. Maybe would come for lunch once again.

Thank Hanna198600
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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$34
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
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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