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Seafood Central

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Seafood, New Zealand
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Wyndyard Quarter, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-303 0262
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Today
06:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Wed 06:00 - 18:00
Thu - Sun 07:00 - 21:00
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Auckland, New Zealand
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255 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Enjoyed the meal and will certainly revisit this place. Only one piece of advice will be to do better on cleanliness and hygiene all around the restaurant. Overall--8/10

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Thank arby235
Helsingborg
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132 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here with my family and was served great clamshell, fish and chips, and one catch of the day with paella style cuscus and salsa verde. All nicely cook, good family restaurant but not maybe a cosy evening restaurant

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Thank Mattias N
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

This place used to be amazing however it is my understanding that there has been a change of ownership. Since then the quality has dropped significantly but the price remains the same. Should have kept the old menu and maintained the same standards.

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Thank LalaAB
Epsom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch after climbing the harbour bridge with my two teenage daughters. We were quite hungry so ordered a couple of dishes each, which was too much! The food was delicious and even thinking about it now makes me hungry. Recommend walking thru the fish market before sitting down with a great choice of food. I eat here... More 

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Thank EpsomKiwi
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I have bought fish here at the AFM since it opened. It must have changed owners or management since I was last there because whoever owns it now does not know how to look after fish. Fish with sucken eyes, sticky gill cavities, loss of colour etc showed me that the fish I saw should have been in the fish... More 

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Thank 102Burnett
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We have eaten oysters, ceviche and grilled fish. All the food was great and tasty, but a bit scarce. All the staff was helpful, but it is a pity that there were some birds jumping on our table. It is worth a visit when you come into the restaurant through the fish shop.

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Thank Iñigo R
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Alongside the Seafood Central cafe/restaurant is the Sanford Fish Market which is worth a visit in its own right. The range of fresh (and frozen) fish is a joy to behold. We found the best way to purchase local fish was to buy it whole and they then fillet/dress it for you. We visited on a number of occasions and... More 

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Thank Jorneyman
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2016

so i came here for lunch, after being on a boat for a while. i had fish and chips for lunch, it had a hair in it. so i have a look over at the kitchen, only to see 2 people with no hats in the kitchen. That is gross. why aren't any the chefs that are making the food... More 

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Thank martinkerr
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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261 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We came here for dinner our first night in Auckland. The restaurant, tucked behind the Auckland fish market auction building is not much to look at. There are plenty of outdoor tables- simple and uncomplicated. Service was ok. The waitstaff was friendly and very helpful with our questions although they did have to go back to the kitchen to have... More 

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Thank HawaiiNut02760
Zurich, Switzerland
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254 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Dirty tables, even after cleaning. Confused staff. Untrained and unprofessional but friendly. Only three service personnell for about 200 seats. However, the Haloumi was good, the oysters questionable.

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Thank Felix T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wyndyard Quarter, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-303 0262

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?