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The Tasting Shed Restaurant

609 | State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0891, New Zealand
+64 9-412 6454
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (15 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (11 reviews)
“meatballs” (12 reviews)
12:00 - 22:00All hours
New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
609 | State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0891, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Perfect Busy and a nice buzz Tasty plates recommended by the waitress were great - never tried Stingray before very nice Washed down with Kumeu River Pinot Gris what more could you ask for We will be back

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Shared plates are the go here with a small but excellent choice. 3 choices for 2 people seemed about right; but if you are big eaters maybe share 4. (or fill up on desert). Food quality and presentation was excellent. Not cheap, for sure, but...More

Thank Trevor-TJ
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We were at the tasting shed at an event where the Family of Twelve - NZ wine family, were showcasing their wines matching to a wonderful array of dishes from the Tasting Shed. This was my first visit to this restaurant. The table settings with...More

1  Thank nzdarl
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Great for big groups, sharing platters of exquisitely made food. Real care and attention made this an amazing lunch.

1  Thank Marianne S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Stopped off with our family/friends group for drinks & finger food after Woodhill Tree Adventures thrilling experience. Lovely outdoor setting Eating in the sunshine. It was Mothers Day so the restaurant was full. Excellent service but the sharing platter was disappointing. There was no menu...More

Thank AlanAuckland
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Flew from Wellington for best friends birthday. Venue chosen and booked by her daughter for 12.30 - high chair provided. Arrived before the 12 noon licence kicked in allowing us to have a drink but it didn't matter. Took a walk around and visited Coopers...More

Thank Babyboomr
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The meals and presentation were amazing, probably the best value for money in the whole area. Very creative meal compositions, if you're looking for an exceptional dinner experience, look no further! The Tasting Shed also offers a courtesy shuttle. We will be back soon.

Thank Tatjana_Pukeatua
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The food was really nice. Nice portions for both of us as we ate not much. The service was professional, although not exceptional. The env was nice, the decor offered warmth feeling. Just my personal feeling that the wine list was a bit a disappointment.

Thank dlwabbit
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Did not know what to expect, just stopped in on the way out to Muriwai. A lovely country setting and a large selection of wines as you would expect in the winery area. Meals based on sharing plates so meals small to mid size, they...More

Thank holiday2travel
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a great meal and fabulous wine at this gorgeous. Perfect portions for sharing and because there were six of us we basically had everything on the menu. Local fish, corn dish and mac and cheese were def highlights although we did enjoy everything...More

Thank Susie27868
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 609 | State Highway 16, Kumeu, Auckland 0891, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Kumeu
  • Phone Number: +64 9-412 6454
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The Tasting Shed has one simple philosophy – a place where wine craves food. Expect to experience a unique environment where everything we are about is celebrating great food and wine pairings in a gorgeous wine country, less than half an hour outside of central Auckland.
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