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Serengeti Restaurant

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470 Beach Road, Murrays Bay, New Zealand
+64 9-475 5988
Tue - Sun 18:00 - 00:00
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Auckland, New Zealand
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77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its an expensive place but the portion size makes up for it. One of the boys had Chicken Burger. The other had Rib & Calamari bottomless. My wife had chicken salad and I had King Fish. We all enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Rohit G
Manukau, New Zealand
Level Contributor
48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (2 people) showed up late with no reservations after a walk on the beach. Staff were very accommodating and allowed us to dine in. Ordered the hottest chicken meal on the menu.The order was delivered in reasonable time. The meal was great. Ended up sweating a lot but enjoyed every bit of it. The wait staff were great and... More 

Thank Lawerance P
Level Contributor
45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Service indifferent. Food good but not great. Prices on the higher end. No specials were offered by the waiting staff, we had to ask. After the initial drinks were ordered no further drinks were offered. If you are on a nostalgia trip to family braai's in South Africa the salad bar would hit the mark. Compared to the beautiful salads... More 

1 Thank nz0064
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went a couple of weeks ago and had a really nice meal, perfect Ox Tail and nice steak. Went at the weekend 6 pm for burgers....Rang to book, they said they were full !!! Rang again, to see if they could 'squeeze us in', as per their web site brag, they reluctantly said yes, arrived there to find the place... More 

1 Thank 200elaine57
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Service was great from when we entered the restaurant to when we left. 5 of us dining for a birthday celebration 9th Feb and we used vouchers with our dinner which we were told specials were not part of (this was fine). Drinks were served promptly and our food was out not long after we ordered - fantastic. We went... More 

Thank Lueaze
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We purchased a Grabone voucher recently and decided to go there on a Sunday as they just started Lunches on weekends. As we come from East Auckland the drive was better to avoid heavy traffic. The Restaurant was decked out to represent an African theme and had a great view from the window seats. The Waitress was friendly and the... More 

1 Thank Mako49
Torbay, New Zealand
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We waited two hours for a very sub standard meal, salad bar was empty, food was Luke warm, and the baked Potatoe that was in silver foil was cold......what are they playing at. Manager was totally unsympathetic, and unsupportive of his staff. Will never go there again.

Thank 253spike
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Steak knives are blunt, food arrangement poor, pepper grinder not offered, I asked for it and it was empty. I asked them to fill it, they went away for 10 minutes while my steak got cold and then it came back.... still empty and no pepper for my steak. Steak was ok but they don't seem to pay any attention... More 

Thank Plowcow
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
193 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Five of us visited Serengeti to try out their ribs and we all selected salad instead of veg. Everybody enjoyed their meals.

Thank Warwick H
Level Contributor
49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This previously good restaurant has gone down lately. Service and portion sizes are down and prices are up. We ordered a burger which came burnt (see photo). We ordered 2 sides, one came half way through the meal, and the other as everyone was finishing. Given the poor service, reduced portions and increased price, we will not be returning.

Thank Emargee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 470 Beach Road, Murrays Bay, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Murrays Bay
  • Phone Number: +64 9-475 5988

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