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Monday night sessions

Wow, just wow! What a great place - incredibly friendly staff, very welcoming atmosphere and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Andrii D
Great cocktail night

Such a cosy wee venue. No menu - you just say what you like and they make a cocktail to your... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Larissa S
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4 weeks ago
“Monday night sessions”
7 Jul 2018
“Great cocktail night”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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40 Roukai Lane, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, just wow! What a great place - incredibly friendly staff, very welcoming atmosphere and magical musicians! My new favourite :)

Thank Andrii D
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Such a cosy wee venue. No menu - you just say what you like and they make a cocktail to your tastes. Its not much more expensive than other places that do cocktails either. Perfect date venue!

Thank Larissa S
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Wow - what a place. This was recommended to me by my daughter who is studying at uni - she knew I’d love it! My husband and I went early before dinner reservations, lovely atmosphere, low lighting, warm and intimate. The server was friendly and...More

Thank Chrissy3131
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

I only had two nights in Auckland, so I'm so happy I stumbled upon caretaker. The atmosphere is perfect, unparalleled. Low lighting, lots of wood, chill music, perfect speakeasy atmosphere. But it's the amazing staff that really made the experience for me. Friendly, knowledgeable, experts...More

Thank YVR19
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We went here for a couple drinks prior to a dinner reservation. Wow, what a treat! The server (I think it was Jeremy) asked each of us several questions about what sorts of drinks we liked and then came back with a creation that in...More

Thank ted z
Reviewed 25 June 2018

A classy twist on old-fashioned bar that feels both modern and cosy. The staff were great and created both bespoke cocktails and old classics for our group. Would highly recommend a visit and will be bringing any visitors to Auckland here in future!

Thank Claire Frances F
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Finding the place is half the work but when you do wander down the stairs the decor and atmosphere is really cool. Very dark and cosy just how a cocktail bar should be. The waiters ask you what sort of flavours you like and then...More

Thank MattyBell
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Caretaker bar on Roukai lane is great Nice vibe good decor Ok staff....can do better.... Great drinks

Thank Brycee10
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Ok this is a very, very special bar. I have been fortunate enough to enjoy bars pretty much everywhere and the Caretaker is right up there with the VERY best. The vibe is super mellow and the people are informed, smart, enthusiastic and individual. Most...More

Thank Charles L
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Went out for dinner with some friends and waitress said this spot could be cool if we haven’t been there before. Walked down the stairs and the door opened to a ‘hipster’ speakeasy type cocktail bar, perfect! Place half empty, perfect! Walked to the bar....More

Thank Mark E
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