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Amayjen the Restaurant


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

US$10 - US$27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
European, New Zealand, Contemporary
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was recently at Amayjen for a wedding reception, and as the only vegan, I was expecting what I usually get: unimaginative variations on salad/fruit salad. Instead, what I got was the best catered vegan meal I've ever had: shaved courgette on carrot hummus for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank VeganSean
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have a very restricted diet and hadn't been out in a long time, the team at amayjen were so helpful and made a fabulous meal for me with only ingredients I tolerate. Such an enjoyable meal. I reccomend them

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lauren77j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we eat at Amayjen we are blown away, with the food and the service, Jenni and Andrew have such a fantastic family fine dining restaurant, their food is delicious! I tried the dumplings for the first time, exceeded all expectations as did everyone’s...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sassloan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was slow. Slow to bring drinks, slow to take our order and the meal took forever, actually 1 hour 30 minutes. The meal was good but certainly not worth the wait and not up to the price.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank laurence867
Scottie2227, Manager at Amayjen the Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Laurence867, It’s a real shame you didn’t mention you came in early as when told when booking we didn’t have a spot at 7pm but you where more than happy to come in early and wait Regards Amayjen

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most tastiest lamb dishes I ever had. Such a shame that it took one and a half hours to arrive, and was only about 4 mouthfulls! For over $40, I expected the portion sizes to be the size of a main. While...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jasonfinch12345
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A special occasion deserves a special treat. Amayjen delivered on every front from the private Dining room, fabulous personal service, unbelievably delicious award winning food, special attention to my wife's dietary needs, finishing with fabulous desserts including one to acknowledge the occasion. I completely recommend...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank alanmcgrathnz
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

We decided to have the 6 course meal that the chef selects. This meant we had two different small entrees, two half mains and two small desserts. It was all so good that we wanted to lick the plates for every dish. Every course was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Z7018XUstephanie
Reviewed 11 January 2019

We really enjoyed our dinner experience at Amayjen. We went on a Thursday night, and there were a few other people but not packed out which was nice. The service was excellent. Our food was absolutely delicious - for the taste buds and the eyes....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SuzanneC2120
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Chose to have the 8 course 'Trust the chief' menu tonight and we were not disappointed.... Fantastic flavors, great service and loved the personal touch that makes you just feel so special!....

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FellowTraveler792360
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Food envy to follow be warned! Tonight for the first time I tried Trust the chef, and I was not dissappointed! 8 courses of pure heaven, (simple descriptions) from beef tartar, to twice cooked pork belly, limoncello sorbet, opera cake w chocolate deluce.... wow what...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Questions & Answers
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10 April 2016|
Response from Scottie2227 | Property representative |
All in the middle of being changed, your more than welcome to pop in and have a look Regards Jen
10 April 2016|
Response from Scottie2227 | Property representative |
Hi there, we have newly changed them in the last 2 weeks so they are not up yet on our website sorry
Grant F
18 January 2015|
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Response from Jenni M |
Sorry we are not BYO we are fully Licenced
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