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Caretaker

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40 Roukai Lane, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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The best bar pretty much ... anywhere

Ok this is a very, very special bar. I have been fortunate enough to enjoy bars pretty much... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charles L
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Hong Kong, China
Uncomfortable Atmosphere with poor service

Went out for dinner with some friends and waitress said this spot could be cool if we haven’t been... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Mark E
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good3%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
3 weeks ago
“The best bar pretty much ... anywhere”
13 Apr 2018
“We went back the next night”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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40 Roukai Lane, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

We were thrilled to find this Melbournesque bar during our first night in Auckland (emphasis on 'find' - don't be afraid to open unmarked doors or wander down curious stairways), and we went back on our second night. Love the concept: you tell them what...More

Thank Stephanie M
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Hard to find (no signage). When you descend the stairs and come to the super cool Caretaker door, you enter a different zone! Great atmosphere, cool tunes (not so loud you can’t hear each other!) and fantastic service. Our waiter was so friendly. He asked...More

Thank Kim P
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We came in last night after a concert in mixed age group of 7. We were just stating our night out and were sober and wanting to have a few drinks. We were told we were 'lucky' to be allowed in because of how many...More

1  Thank Jack S
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We went during the night and there were these really cool and intimate ambience they have set up and I really liked it They come by and ask us some preferences for drinks and they customise for us My partner got a gin based drink...More

Thank DaygloH
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Caretaker has become one of our favourite spots every time we are in the city. Always remembered by the staff, including our own little book 😉 Service from the whole team is always exceptional, Jeremy and George our most recent servers did an outstanding job....More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Went after reading it was worth a visit. Big guy at the door started Going through our IDs and didn’t let us in. Everybody had IDs and were over 20.

1  Thank sergioBsAs1967
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Good 'underground' bar with nice fit out and atmosphere. Xocktauls tasted fine although i noticed only three different looking cocktails across ten tables despite individually customised drinks. Waiter a complete and utter try hard though which really undermined authenticity of the bar.

1  Thank Ed C
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Unexpected find in Auckland. Comfortable sofas, tasty drinks and live jazz music on certain days. My fav place during my visit to Auckland. Chill yet trendy scene. Two thumbs up.

Thank Lukas P
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