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“Excellent Food and pleasant atmosphere”
Review of Molten

Molten
Ranked #369 of 2,272 Restaurants in Auckland
Price range: US$0 - US$100
Cuisines: European
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Liverpool UK
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Excellent Food and pleasant atmosphere”
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Interesting and beautifully cooked food, well presented and served. Not cheap but quaility comes with a price. Good value for the food received.

Visited October 2013
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English first
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great place to catch up with friends”
Reviewed 10 October 2013

The location in mt Eden village is great. The tapas are delicious and the wine list extensive. The staff are really friendly and know the menu well. Great atmosphere to hat with friends or go on a date.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Tugunrocks
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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438 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
“Very Ordinary Luncheon Experience”
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Three of us dined in the main restaurant for lunch during the week, we took advantage of the 2 courses for $29pp deal. The entree of fried calamari (which was over cooked and tough) and salad was disappointing. Our mains of tuna noisette was also uninspiring - again the tuna was over cooked.
I have eaten here many times in the past when the restaurant was owned by Michael Van Elsen (of Food Truck fame) and his wife; something has changed here guys. There was only one other table of two dinners in the restaurant at the time; maybe the word's already out!

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Skin197
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Auckland, New Zealand
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Really fantastic food!”
Reviewed 7 August 2013 via mobile

We have been to Molten three times and always have a grea time. Sven and Sonya lead a great front of house team but the star here is the food. The gnocchi is really brilliant as is the pappardelle and the salt cod risotto with hens egg. The spatchcock is excellent as well. The wine list is huge and well thought out. The dessert choice is a bit limited unfortunately but all are tasty. I love the room but my only gripe is the music. Some jazz or blues or work music would be way better than what they currently play. The last two times I have been there they have has a terrible extended instrumental version of "Sexual Healing" playing featuring trumpets. It seriously is awful. Everything else is great!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Markgarris
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Auckland
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228 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Tapas and vino”
Reviewed 28 July 2013

We ate at the bar, the restaurant and bar have the same menu of tapas style food. The food, wine and service were all first class, the atmosphere was also great fun.

Visited July 2013
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Thank slamminsam
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