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“What epicurian really means...”
Review of Clooney Restaurant

Clooney Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 2,371 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$60 - US$110
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Opened in 2006 by owner Tony Stewart, award-winning Clooney offers a unique dining experience in the heart of Auckland’s central city. Located in a once-derelict warehouse, redesigned to create an atmosphere of contemporary opulence, Clooney’s design aesthetic is matched only by its fearlessly inventive cuisine. Clooney has rewritten the narrative for New Zealand food with a progressive menu that gives familiar, local ingredients a distinctive, international twist. The accent is on impeccably sourced ingredients, clean and precise flavours, and dishes that evolve to reflect the changing seasons.
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Clooney is simply impeccable. Creative menu, excellent wine list, flawless service, pleasant ambiance and atmosphere. Tried the five course chef's menu and simply loved everything. One of the best dinners I have experienced this side of the Rive Gauche. And they carry Ruinart Rosé...absolutely marvelous experience.

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3  Thank MPoloSolo
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Reviewed 21 August 2014

The five course degustation with a complimentary opening taster was amazing. Right up with The French Cafe and anything I have had overseas. The sommelier and waitress were both knowledgeable and helpful. Went with the brother and sister in law who own and run a luxury lodge and have keen interests in wine and food and they were also highly impressed.
We will definitely return for a special occasion.
Highly recommend but indulge yourself and don't let the price of wine put you off.
Thank you Clooney for an amazing night

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3  Thank Sue W
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

7 course degustation menu with wine matching. Absolutely fabulous menu and knowledgeable, friendly staff. Highly recommend

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3  Thank Pete_J_Stark
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

Having dined in a number of Michelin star restaurants, I rate Clooney certainly up there. We had the five course degustation menu, each course totally different with food beautifully presented and balanced with fantastic wines. The service was impeccable and all of us had a fantastic night with lots of laughter. It is a very stylish restaurant with an air of sophistication yet far from stuffy. We will definitely be bringing our Los Angeles friends here who are total foodies, come the summer as I am confident they will love an evening here as much as us.

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3  Thank Linnie J
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

We had the 5 course degustation menu at $110 person. Food was amazing (the deconstructed coconut cheesecake is the best dessert I have ever had), the stylish ambiance was gorgeous - love the leather boothes. Great service - very efficient and friendly. Highly recommended.

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3  Thank Aniweta
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